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December 17, 2018 1:05 AM Chicago Bears clinch NFC North with win over Green Bay Packers

The Packers are 1-1 since offensive co-ordinator Joe Philbin replaced fired coach Mike McCarthy on an interim basis. “The expectation is competing for championships,” Rodgers said. “It’s a good football team. But like I told some of the guys, I look forward to the battles over the years. I like our chances in this division moving forward.” Mack had 2 1/2 sacks 5

December 16, 2018 12:01 AM Washington Warriors get Trevor Ariza, after name mix-up sinks initial trade

Washington agreed in principle to acquire Ariza from the Phoenix Suns for Kelly Oubre Jr. and Austin Rivers, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because it had not been announced by either team. This Ariza trade came together hours after a reported three-way deal involving 8

December 15, 2018 9:01 PM Famous Newfoundlanders help replace veteran’s stolen guitar

ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—Two famous Newfoundlanders stepped in to help an elderly veteran whose guitar went missing earlier this month. Edward Sheppard, 82, was devastated after his guitar — a gift from his late wife — was stolen from his home in Stephenville Crossing, N.L. “It meant a lot to all of us, it was a labour of love,” Sheppard’s daughter, Yolanda 8

December 13, 2018 7:44 AM Turkey train crash leaves seven people dead, dozens injured

It wasn’t immediately clear if a signalling problem caused the crash. Sahin said a technical inspection has begun while NTV television, quoting unnamed officials, said three prosecutors were assigned to investigate. In July, 10 people were killed and more than 70 injured when most of a passenger train derailed in northwestern Turkey, after torrential 7

December 12, 2018 7:18 PM U.S. homebuyers get a break as bidding wars fall to lowest since 2011

In November, 32 per cent of home-purchase offers with a Redfin agent involved had multiple bidders, the lowest share since the brokerage began tracking such deals in January 2011. A year earlier, 45 per cent of offers had at least one competitor, Seattle-based Redfin said in a report released Wednesday. Some of the hottest property markets are cooling 8

December 12, 2018 6:47 PM Total number of new mortgages slumps in second quarter

The housing agency says a low national unemployment rate helped temper the number of mortgages left unpaid for 90 days or more. It found that the number of delinquent loans fell to the lowest point since data became available in 2012. The total value of mortgages unpaid for 90 days or more fell 10.4 per cent to $2.4 billion during the period compared 6

December 12, 2018 5:19 PM Residential condo tower part of new Mount Royal Village development

A $120-million, 34-storey condo will be part of the ongoing multi-million dollar mixed-use redevelopment of Mount Royal Village. Vancouver-based Embassy BOSA will build 223 upscale residences in The Royal tower in partnership with First Capital Realty. The project will include 90,000 square feet of retail and office space anchored by a high-end grocery 8

December 12, 2018 4:39 PM Canada’s state railway set to give order to Siemens over Bombardier

Canada’s state-owned Via Rail has picked Germany’s Siemens AG for a new order of locomotives and passenger cars, dealing Bombardier Inc. a second high-profile setback on its home turf this year, said people familiar with the matter. An announcement about the company’s fleet replacement plans is scheduled to be made by Via Rail chief executive officer 8

December 10, 2018 9:56 PM Armenian prime minister’s bloc wins parliamentary majority

YEREVAN, ARMENIA—A bloc led by Armenia’s relatively new prime minister trounced its political foes and won an overwhelming parliamentary majority in an early election, according to results released Monday. Nikol Pashinian came to power in May after spearheading massive protests that forced his predecessor to step down. The 43-year-old former journalist 11

December 10, 2018 7:53 PM Nearly 85 per cent of UN nations back migration deal, excluding U.S

Louise Arbour of Canada, a former UN human rights chief, said the issue also has been tied up in parliamentary debates in Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, Italy, Israel, Slovenia and Switzerland — although some of them did participate in creating the accord, which has since been ensnared by tough political headwinds. The conference is the capstone of efforts 10