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October 9, 2018 3:25 PM Connecticut man cleans out wallet, finds winning, $1 million lottery ticket

REDDING, CONN.—When most people clean out their wallets, all they find is a few bucks and a couple of old receipts. Charles Dudley of Redding, Conn., found a virtual pot of gold in his —a winning, million dollar Powerball ticket that would have expired soon, according to the Connecticut Lottery. The ticket was from the May 2 drawing, the lottery said last week. Dudley 8

October 6, 2018 12:33 PM Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe dies at 85

BARCELONA, SPAIN—Montserrat Caballe, a Spanish opera singer renowned for her bel canto technique and her interpretations of the roles of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti, has died. She was 85. Caballe died early Saturday at Hospital San Pau in Barcelona, hospital spokesman Abraham del Moral told The Associated Press. Caballe’s family requested the cause 10

September 30, 2018 7:44 PM Canadian gymnast Ellie Black wins gold in beam final at World Challenge Cup

Black, the reigning all-around world silver medallist, added two silvers with a score of 13.050 points on floor and 14.200 points on vault. She secured the bronze medal on the uneven bars with a score of 13.600 points. “It was great to get out competing again, and to use this experience to work toward was a fun competition and I’m thrilled with Team Canada’s 8

September 27, 2018 2:56 PM Gillian Apps and Meghan Duggan turn Olympic hockey rivalry into married bliss

Just ask former Canadian women’s hockey team forward Gillian Apps and American forward Meghan Duggan, who married this past weekend in Pownal, Maine. “True love overcomes even the largest of rivalries,” the U.S. Olympic Committee tweeted with a picture of the happy couple. Canada and the U.S., have squared off in five of six Olympic finals since the sport 7

September 24, 2018 1:19 PM Canada’s Barrick in $18B merger to create world’s largest gold miner

Toronto-based Barrick Gold Corp. has agreed to buy Randgold Resources for $7.9 billion in stock to create the world’s largest gold miner. Investors will receive 6.128 new Barrick shares for each Randgold share they hold. Shareholders in Barrick will own about 66.6 per cent of the merged company, which will combine Randgold’s African mines with Barrick’s 14

September 16, 2018 8:59 PM Raonic seals Canada’s Davis Cup win over Netherlands

Raonic, No. 20 on the ATP Tour, was the highest-ranked player in the tie. Despite being a lopsided matchup on paper, Griekspoor came out strong, taking a 3-1 lead in the first set. Raonic leaned more and more on his big serve, firing nine aces to Griekspoor’s one to battle back and take the set. Raonic took firm control of the match in the second set. He added 13

September 12, 2018 11:05 PM L.A. Kings’ Ilya Kovalchuk begins his NHL second act in Hollywood

No one recognized him at the airport when he arrived in Los Angeles on Sunday. But Kings fans would like his face to be ubiquitous, preferably in goal-scoring celebrations and wins. How much Kovalchuk, 35, has left is one of the tantalizing questions of the upcoming NHL season. He’s returning from a five-year break from the NHL during which he played 21

September 9, 2018 11:30 AM Tabloids: Meghan and Kate face off in a royal rumble

Cover: The tease headlines make this article about George and Amal Clooney sound almost ... instructional. “How she humiliates him in front of his friends!” Oh, DO go on, Life & Style! Wait. Let me get a pen! OK. I’m listening! Oh, just some stuff about how he works too hard and she wants him to relax, but also cool it with the motorcycle accidents now that he’s a father 11

September 8, 2018 6:19 PM John C. Reilly glad to star in The Sisters Brothers, based on ‘great piece of Canadian literature’

The big-screen adaptation of Canadian author of Patrick deWitt’s acclaimed novel The Sisters Brothers began in Toronto. Actor John C. Reilly, who stars in the comic western and is a producer on it, says he and French director Jacques Audiard first discussed the project at a restaurant in the city a few years ago. The Sisters Brothers is screening at the Toronto 15

August 31, 2018 12:14 PM Coca-Cola to buy Costa, Britain's largest coffee company

The company said Friday it will buy the Costa coffee brand from British firm Whitbread for 3.9 billion pounds ($5.1 billion U.S.) in cash. Costa is Britain’s biggest coffee company with over 2,400 coffee shops in the U.K. and another 1,400 in more than 30 countries. It has 460 in China, its second-biggest market. The deal, expected to complete in the first 12