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August 16, 2018 6:19 PM Canadian manufacturing sales gain 1.1 per cent in June

OTTAWA—Canadian manufacturing sales rose more than expected in June, boosted by a 16 per cent surge in oil and coal shipments. Statistics Canada said Thursday manufacturing sales were up 1.1 per cent to $58.1 billion in June, following a 1.5 per cent increase in May. “Coupled with other better recent economic data — and absent an unexpected shock — the economic 7

August 12, 2018 11:11 PM Brooks Koepka holds off charge from Tiger Woods to claim PGA Championship title

After wasting one chance to put it away, Koepka ran kept attacking flags and ran in birdie putts of 10 feet on No. 15 and 7 feet on No. 16 to end the drama. He tapped in for par on the final hole to set the PGA Championship scoring record at 264. It also tied the major championship record that Henrik Stenson set at Royal Troon two years ago in the British 10

August 3, 2018 12:11 PM Zimbabwe opposition claims ‘unverified fake results’ gave Mnangagwa the election win

HARARE, ZIMBABWE— Zimbabwe’s capital was quiet on Friday hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the winner of the tight election, which began with Monday’s peaceful vote but turned deadly when the military fired on protesters 48 hours later. Unease remained after six people were killed when the army rolled in with tanks on Wednesday to disperse 13

August 3, 2018 3:02 AM Argos rally from 24-point deficit to stun Redblacks

The second? Quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, making his first start of the season, led an improbable, almost impossible comeback, capping it with his fourth touchdown pass of the second half with one second remaining in the game. And the Argos, who trailed 28-7 at the half, came all the way back for a 42-41 win over the Ottawa Redblacks. Talk about 11

July 31, 2018 7:56 PM Ontario government scraps basic income pilot project, limits welfare increase to 1.5 per cent

“They spent money the province didn’t have,” MacLeod said of Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government, whose ill-fated budget projected a multi-billion dollar deficit this year. She described the 1.5 per cent increase as “compassionate” and said the basic income pilot program in three locations across the province as “quite expensive.” “It was certainly not going 8

July 23, 2018 5:45 PM Sears retirees ask court for retailer’s remaining funds for pension deficit

Retirees of Sears Canada Inc. have asked an Ontario court to award them the remainder of the former department store chain’s cash to help fund their pension shortfall. A motion filed in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on Friday claims about 18,000 Sears retirees will receive smaller pension benefits than they earned due to a roughly $260 million 18

July 9, 2018 12:12 AM James Hinchcliffe gets first IndyCar win of season at Iowa

Ed Carpenter threw a curveball at the field when he spun out and got clipped by Sato six laps from the finish, drawing a caution. Newgarden went in for new tires while Hinchcliffe stayed out, with the American hoping to catch Hinchcliffe if the race went green again. It didn’t, and Hinchcliffe cruised past Iowa’s corn-inspired start-finish line in first 10

June 30, 2018 8:05 PM Smoak walk-off homer lifts Blue Jays past Tigers

Justin Smoak homered in the bottom of the ninth as the Blue Jays came back from a three-run deficit to beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Saturday. Smoak sent a 1-0 pitch from Joe Jimenez to the right-field seats to lead off the bottom of the ninth for the walk-off victory, sending the 27,066 fans into a frenzy. Randal Grichuk capped his June hot streak 12

June 5, 2018 3:16 AM Capitals win away from Stanley Cup after Game 4 victory over Golden Knights

WASHINGTON—T.J. Oshie, Tom Wilson and Devante Smith-Pelly scored in the final 10 minutes of the first period, after Vegas hit the post twice, and the Washington Capitals defeated the expansion Golden Knights 6-2 on Monday night to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup final. John Carlson, Michal Kempny and Brett Connolly had the other 15

June 3, 2018 2:04 AM Ariya Jutanugarn rallies to take lead at U.S. Women’s Open

BIRMINGHAM, ALA.—Ariya Jutanugarn used two quick birdies at the U.S. Women’s Open to put the pressure on leader Sarah Jane Smith. Jutanugarn shot a 5-under 67 in the third round Saturday, turning a three-shot deficit into a four-shot lead and creating an excellent opportunity to win her second major championship. Even Smith, who shot a 74 to fall back to second 12