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April 20, 2018 2:19 AM Jays fall to Yankees as rival week in the AL East begins

Toronto plays four games in New York, then hosts Boston for three. Maile extended his hitting streak to seven games, with four straight multi-hit games. The RBI single in the fourth was his ninth straight hit with runners in scoring position. He came to the plate in the eighth with the bases loaded and flied out to left field ending the streak, leaving 9

April 18, 2018 6:41 PM Daughter of Quebec mosque victim expresses incomprehension at shooter’s actions

Megda Belkacemi said she can’t understand how someone from a similar age and background as herself could commit such an atrocity. QUEBEC — The daughter of one of the victims of Quebec City’s mosque shooting says her family left Algeria to avoid terrorist attacks, only to fall victim to violence in Canada. Megda Belkacemi testified in court today her family 10

April 17, 2018 11:05 PM Calgary man survives 30-metre fall into glacier crevasse south of Jasper

A Calgary man has survived more than a 30-metre fall into a glacier crevasse in the Columbia Icefield area of Jasper National Park. Parks Canada says the 24-year-old was snowshoeing with a friend Sunday on the Athabasca Glacier when he fell deep into the ice and was knocked unconscious. As his friend went for help, the man who fell managed to climb out of the crevasse 8

April 13, 2018 3:45 PM Toys 'R' Us stores in Canada, U.S. draw $890M bid

Bid includes $675 million to buy U.S stores and $215 million for Canadian outlets The head of U.S. toy company MGA Entertainment Inc. revealed Friday that he has made a formal bid to acquire the Toys "R" Us stores in both Canada and the United States. In a release, Isaac Larian, the CEO of MGA Entertainment, said the bid is for $675 million US to buy the U.S stores 14

April 12, 2018 2:57 PM Canada’s Xavier Dolan pulls his English-language debut from Cannes

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, starring Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington, is being edited and will emerge in the fall instead, Cannes artistic director Thierry Frémaux says. Canada’s Xavier Dolan won’t compete for the Palme d’Or at next month’s Cannes Film Festival because he’s pursuing a “fall strategy” that may include an Oscar campaign, Cannes 7

April 9, 2018 8:27 PM L.A. district attorney rejects 5 cases against filmmaker James Toback

Close to 400 women have accused filmmaker of sexual misconduct The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has declined to prosecute five allegations of sexual misconduct brought against writer-director James Toback. Last fall, police in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles submitted multiple cases against Toback to the district attorney's office. The cases 7

April 7, 2018 10:00 AM This man's climb up the CN Tower is a journey back to health after devastating illness

Condo stairwell becomes a training ground for Julian Backhouse, 65, who has Wilson's Disease Julian Backhouse grabs the handrail at the foot of a flight of stairs in his 11-storey condo building in Mississauga. "Ten of these flights," says Backhouse, "is the height of the CN Tower," and with that, he pulls himself up for his daily climb. His condo stairwell 12

April 4, 2018 6:07 PM China tariffs on U.S. soybeans will cause global disruption, Canada producers say

It is the country’s largest export market, but Canada is a small player compared with global leaders like Brazil, the United States and Argentina. Brazil supplied about half of the nearly 100 million tonnes of soybean imported by China last year. The U.S. shipped some 33 million tonnes. Davidson says replacing U.S. soybeans will be challenging and Canada 13

April 3, 2018 11:00 PM 4,000 of the earliest galaxies in our universe mapped in 3D

Most of the galaxies are believed to be younger versions of our own Milky Way Astrophysicists have produced the largest 3D map of our universe at a time when it was in just in its infancy. Light from distant stars and galaxies can take hundreds of millions to billions of years to reach us — depending on how far away they are — which means when we look at galaxies 14

April 2, 2018 7:26 PM Halifax man accused of killing well-known yoga instructor Kirstin Johnston to face jury trial

Police have said Nicholas Jordan Butcher, who is charged with second-degree murder, was in a “domestic relationship” with Johnston. She was found dead on March 26, 2016, at her Oceanview Drive home in Halifax’s Purcells Cove district. “She lived life to the fullest,” according to Johnston’s obituary in Montreal’s The Gazette newspaper. “From hiking in the Himalayas 15