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January 2, 2018 6:07 PM Denis Shapovalov drops opening match of 2018

Canadian tennis star falls in 1st round at Brisbane International Canadian tennis pro Denis Shapovalov lost his first-round match Tuesday at the Brisbane International tennis tournament. The 18-year-old Richmond Hill, Ont., resident won his opening set 7-6 (5) against Britain's Kyle Edmund, but lost the next two 6-7 (4), 4-6. Shapovalov began the tournament 11

December 28, 2017 8:40 PM Nanaimo, B.C. drops lawsuit against its mayor; councillor cites high legal costs

Mayor Bill McKay, who was accused of leaking confidential information, says in an interview he is disappointed he won’t get the chance to defend himself in court, but he hopes the end of the lawsuit means council can get back to the task of running the city. NANAIMO, B.C.—A Vancouver Island city has dropped a lawsuit against its own mayor. The City of Nanaimo 15

December 15, 2017 2:05 PM Crown drops charges against British sailor in Nova Scotia sexual assault case

The Crown told the Nova Scotia Supreme Court that it would not proceed with the charges against Joshua Finbow after Judge Patrick Duncan ruled in September that Finbow’s statement to police was inadmissible. HALIFAX—Charges have been dropped against one of three British sailors accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a Nova Scotia military base in 2015. The Crown 11

November 1, 2017 12:18 AM Exclusive: U.S. pursues direct diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump rejection

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is quietly pursuing direct diplomacy with North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s public assertion that such talks are a waste of time. Using the so-called “New York channel,” Joseph Yun, U.S. negotiator with North Korea, has been in contact with diplomats 27

October 30, 2017 11:10 PM 21 Savage, Offset, & Metro Boomin’s Album ‘Without Warning’ Drops Tonight

Surprise! 21 Savage, Offset, and Metro Boomin are teaming up for a joint album, aptly-titled Without Warning, which is set to drop tonight. Just hours before its pending release, Epic Records announced the collaborative effort by revealing the cover art, which features a menacing dog, frozen in mid growl. “@21savage x @OffsetYRN x @MetroBoomin NEW ALBUM 16

October 26, 2017 2:01 PM Alberta's right begins voting for new leader Thursday

United Conservative Party leader will be announced Saturday afternoon Voting for the new leader of the United Conservative Party starts at 9 a.m. Thursday. Three candidates are vying for leadership of the newly-minted party which was created by the merger of the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta and the Wildrose Party. Brian Jean, Jason Kenney 25

October 26, 2017 8:17 AM Xiaomi India to Launch New Smartphone Series on November 2, Mi Note 3 Expected

Xiaomi India has sent out invites for a launch event next week where it will unveil "a new series" in the country. It is widely expected that the November 2 Xiaomi India launch could see the release of a new smartphone in a price category that it has not tapped so far. With the Mi and Redmi series already in India, the company may bring the Mi Note series 20

October 21, 2017 1:31 AM Quebec veil law Bill 62 sparks protests and confusion

Quebec's new law forcing women to unveil before getting public services is meeting with confusion, street protests and resistance from civic leaders, exposing the divisive impact of legislating on matters of faith and human rights in Canada. Bill 62 became law on Wednesday, but the largest cities and transit authorities say they will not yet put it into effect 15

October 15, 2017 5:35 PM U.S. will continue talks with North Korea 'until the first bomb drops,' Tillerson says

Secretary of state tells CNN he's focused on diplomacy and denied calling president 'a moron' U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that President Donald Trump had instructed him to continue diplomatic efforts to calm rising tensions with North Korea, saying "those diplomatic efforts will continue until the first bomb drops." Speaking on CNN's 13

October 15, 2017 12:14 AM Syrian militants allowed to evacuate as Raqqa battle nears end

Evacuation deal places U.S. in bind as it had earlier said only surrender, not a negotiated withdrawal for fighters in Daesh capital would be accepted. BEIRUT—The U.S.-led coalition and local officials said Saturday that Syrian Daesh fighters and civilians will be allowed to evacuate Raqqa, a deal that signals the imminent capture of the city but flouts 21