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August 8, 2018 5:53 PM Bill Clinton’s debut novel is a million seller

“In a summer marked by nonfiction successes, this novel has proven to have remarkable legs,” Hensley said. The book’s subject has also proved timely: a potentially devastating cyberattack, which intelligence experts have called a leading concern. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said in mid-July that “the warning lights are blinking red” about 10

August 5, 2018 10:41 PM Search for an entangled right whale in Bay of Fundy could be called off after Monday

GRAND MANAN, N.B.—There is still no sign of an entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted last week in the Bay of Fundy, as the Campobello Whale Rescue Team remains on standby hoping for good news. Jerry Conway with the rescue team said the search is an expensive operation and it might be called off if nothing is found Monday, which marks a week since 18

August 3, 2018 12:49 PM Swedish police investigating after officers fatally shoot man with disability

COPENHAGEN—The Swedish prosecutor in charge of investigating whether police committed an error when fatally shooting a 20-year-old man with a disability who waved a toy gun, said Friday that it has emerged that several officers opened fire. “The man held a weapon-like object and officers opened fire after judging the situation as threatening,” Martin 7

July 30, 2018 1:58 PM Missing Flight MH370 was possibly ‘manipulated’ off course by a third party, report says

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, missing since 2014, was probably deliberately steered off course and flown to the southern Indian Ocean, according to the Malaysian government’s safety report into the disaster. MH370 vanished on March 8, 2014, en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur with 239 people on board. Investigators have never been able to explain why the jet abandoned 17

July 18, 2018 7:02 PM A man gave a stranger a ride — then found out he was a convicted murderer who escaped prison

JACKSON, MISS.—The publisher of a weekly newspaper in south Mississippi says he unwittingly gave a car ride to a convicted murderer who had just escaped from a state prison near his home. Russell Turner of Greene County Herald said Tuesday that he went home around midday July 5 and a “winded and flustered” stranger was sitting on the steps outside his house 10

July 11, 2018 8:30 PM Series preview: Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox

It’s no secret Kendrys Morales had a tough start to the season, hitting .143 as of May 10. But in the last two months, he’s slashing .304/.355/.529 with an OPS of .884, to go along with seven home runs and 18 RBIs. He comes up against stiff competition in the Red Sox’s J.D. Martinez, the American League’s starting designated hitter at next week’s all-star 14

July 11, 2018 6:23 PM ‘A tough lesson to learn’: How a missed email put one tennis player in Illinois instead of Wimbledon

WINNETKA, ILL.—Centre court at the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center in this leafy suburban enclave along Lake Michigan sits nearly 4,000 miles away from Wimbledon’s pristine grass-court setting. Tim Smyczek had planned on competing at the Grand Slam event, but instead he was here on Monday, locked in a three-set match in front of a couple hundred spectators 14

July 10, 2018 12:38 AM A missing pet python was seen Canada Day weekend, but its whereabouts remain a hiss-tery

DELTA, B.C.—A missing pet python named Gypsy was spotted on the Canada Day long weekend in Delta, B.C., shortly after it disappeared into a farmer’s field June 30. Delta Police say someone spotted the dark caramel-coloured snake near the Westham Island Bridge and snapped a photo, but didn’t tell an animal shelter about what they had seen until July 3. The police 11

July 7, 2018 1:39 PM Death toll climbs as heavy rain and flooding hit Japan

TOKYO—Torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in southwestern Japan on Saturday, leaving at least 15 people dead and more than 50 missing, according to Japanese media. As the death toll continued to climb from the rainfall, which began earlier this week, Okayama prefecture said a man caught in a landslide was pronounced dead. Kyodo 11

June 29, 2018 9:27 PM Trainer Graham Motion eyes Queen’s Plate victory

Motion said with such a big field, a horse and jockey will need a little racing luck to win. “I think Strike Me Down will lie close to the pace while my other horse, I’d imagine, will come off the pace,” he said. “I’m lucky to have both Jose and Rafael riding them, to be honest.” Say the Word was third in his last start — missing second by a head — an allowance 13