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October 12, 2018 4:42 PM Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid

Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 Olympics is at risk only three days after the IOC formally approved the city among three candidates. A new coalition deal announced Friday to run Stockholm’s city government, between a centre-right alliance and environmentalists, requires no taxpayer funding for a Winter Games. “The starting point for all our parties 13

October 9, 2018 11:42 PM One of oldest U.S. coal companies files for bankruptcy as fuel demand drops

The restructuring agreement, which must be approved by a judge, includes refinancing an outstanding loan and a “business transformation” meant to significantly increase cash flow, the company statement said, without providing details. The group of lenders that holds a majority of Westmoreland’s debt also plans to bid for the company’s assets, the statement 9

September 18, 2018 12:04 AM Type 1 diabetes can’t stop Atlanta’s Adam Duvall from living MLB dream

On one side of his stomach, Duvall wears the glucose sensor, which looks like a small plastic disc. It’s held on with a sticky patch, and it sends blood sugar numbers to his pump. His insulin pump is connected to the other side of his stomach. Several inches of plastic tubing serve as the drip line that keeps him alive. That tubing connects to Duvall’s 10

September 4, 2018 4:11 PM TIFF drops Galveston gala, replaces it with A Private War

Galveston stars Ben Foster as a wounded hitman on the run with a troubled young prostitute, played by Elle Fanning, while Beau Bridges plays a local crime lord. The affected screenings include two on Sept. 14 and one on the last day of the festival, Sept. 16. “We have recently learned director and cast for Galveston are no longer available to attend 16

August 10, 2018 1:34 PM Turkey’s currency nosedives on economic concerns, U.S. dispute

Erdogan on Thursday portrayed the currency drop as a “campaign” to harm Turkey and called on the people not to worry. “If they have their dollar, we have the people, we have Allah,” he said. Last week, he called on Turks to convert their foreign currency and gold into Turkish lira to help the currency. Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak — who is Erdogan’s 19

August 10, 2018 1:20 PM Surge in part-time work in Canada offsets full-time losses as unemployment rate drops to 5.8 per cent

OTTAWA—A rush of new part-time jobs offset a drop in full-time work last month to help the economy post a net gain of 54,100 positions and drop the unemployment rate to a four-decade low. The July jobless rate was 5.8 per cent, down from 6 per cent the previous month, Statistics Canada said Friday in its latest labour force survey. The country gained 18

July 26, 2018 1:00 PM Every Tom Cruise stunt that blew our minds in ‘Fallout’

Yup, that’s Cruise flying on a motorcycle between — and into — traffic for the action involving famed Paris landmarks such as the Arc de Triomphe. Hunt didn’t grab a helmet in his run from police, so Cruise’s mop flies in the hair-raising scene. French officials gave the film crew two hours starting at 6 a.m. on a Sunday to shoot the scenes near the closed-down 29

July 20, 2018 10:30 AM Alix Hawley’s Daniel Boone is morally conflicted, in ‘vivid, disturbing’ novel

Alix Hawley is back. Her sophomore novel, My Name is a Knife, picks up where her award-winning debut left off, dipping back into the tale of celebrated frontiersman Daniel Boone. Whereas All True Not a Lie in It traced Boone’s early life — his childhood in a Quaker colony, his push into Kentucky, and his budding romance with wife Rebecca — this sequel 14

June 22, 2018 8:50 PM Rating NBA draft winners (nice work, Mavs) and losers (those cruel Sixers)

They got the player many consider the most NBA-ready of them in all in Slovenian wunderkind Luka Doncic and at little cost. They swapped No. 5 with Atlanta for No. 3 and only had to give up a protected first-round pick in the deal. The teenager won the European championship with Slovenia and then was the EuroLeague MVP with Real Madrid — a heady double 20

May 31, 2018 1:29 PM Canadian Denis Shapovalov drops second-round match at French Open

The No. 24 seed, from Richmond Hill, Ont., lost 5-7, 7-6 (4), 7-5, 6-4 to world No. 70 Maximilian Marterer of Germany in the second round of the French Open on Thursday. Shapovalov, 19, was coming off trips to the semifinals and round of 16, respectively, at the past two ATP Masters 1000 events on clay courts. But he couldn’t duplicate those runs in his main draw debut 16