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October 23, 2017 8:46 PM Drew Doughty’s next move could shift NHL hierarchy

Kings defenceman Drew Doughty discusses his love for L.A., the city, the organization, the players, and says he wants to be here for his entire career, but says if Gretzky could be traded, anyone can. TORONTO – Drew Doughty is a basketball fan who had grown a bit tired of the NBA’s crystallized power structure. Then came a crazy redistribution of talent 7

October 23, 2017 4:04 PM Britain to give Canada the shipwrecks of explorer Franklin

LONDON -- Britain will give Canada the shipwrecks of British explorer John Franklin, who tried to chart the Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic in 1845. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says the arrangement "will ensure that these wrecks and artifacts are conserved for future generations." Franklin and 128 hand-picked men sought to find the passage 4

October 23, 2017 9:07 AM Premarket: Victory for Abenomics lifts world stocks to record

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's convincing election victory lifted the Nikkei to its highest in 21 years and world stocks to an all-time high on Monday, despite an escalation of Spain's constitutional crisis that weighed on the country's banks. Fresh optimism about tax cuts in the United States had pushed Wall Street to a new record on Friday, while 10

October 23, 2017 4:18 AM Asian stocks rise after ruling party claims Japan election win

TOKYO - Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday, with Japan's benchmark rising on the back of an election victory by the prime minister's ruling party, which had promised stability and growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 1 per cent in morning trading to 21,674.41. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 inched up 0.1 per cent to 5,913.30. South 14

October 21, 2017 8:04 AM In Russia, a Bribery Case Lifts the Veil on Kremlin Intrigue

In fact, the conversation was anything but friendly. Mr. Sechin, for his part, now contends that Mr. Ulyukayev had solicited a bribe to smooth approvals for an oil deal. In Mr. Ulyukayev’s telling, he had accepted the gift basket of sausages and a bag of wine only to later discover, to his surprise, $2 million in cash tucked in among the other goodies 10

October 20, 2017 2:19 PM Brexit talks at impasse: 'We have not gone even halfway down the road'

How much U.K. should pay in the divorce is major sticking point in discussions with EU Leaders of Britain and the 27 other European Union members agreed Friday that much remains to be done in Brexit talks amid deep divisions about the terms of their breakup, particularly on how much London should pay in the divorce. While EU President Donald Tusk said "reports 8

October 20, 2017 12:32 PM Los Angeles police investigate Harvey Weinstein sex assault allegation

Nyong'o, Tarantino open up about Hollywood mogul, as L.A. police investigate alleged 2013 incident Los Angeles police say they are investigating a possible sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein — the first involving the producer in the city. Police spokesperson Sal Ramirez said the department has interviewed a possible sexual assault victim who alleges 6

October 20, 2017 11:53 AM EU leaders struggle to break through Brexit talks impasse

BRUSSELS -- European Union leaders weighed on Friday the meagre progress in Brexit negotiations as they searched for new ways to speed up the highly complex talks some 18 months before Britain is due to leave. British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her 27 EU partners to bring new momentum to the talks, even as an interim goal was missed to widen the talks 21

October 20, 2017 9:48 AM B.C. woman plagued by bedbugs on airplane not surprising, says expert

Family leaves British Airways flight covered in bites A British Columbia woman plagued by bedbugs on a nine-hour flight to London is a victim of the explosive growth in the critters globally, but travellers shouldn't worry they'll become a common feature on planes, says an entomologist. Heather Szilagyi was on a British Airways flight with her seven-year-old 11

October 20, 2017 8:16 AM Brexit Bulletin: Merkel to the Rescue

At an EU summit, May had made a pitch to her fellow leaders: she needed their help to get a deal she could sell to skeptics back home. She made concessions in her recent Florence speech, she argued, and now she needed them to make a move too. “The clear and urgent imperative must be that the dynamic you create enables us to move forward together,” she said. Crucially 9