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September 18, 2018 5:41 PM Former DC mayor Marion Barry, who staged comeback after 1990 crack cocaine arrest, dead at 78

WASHINGTON - Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council. Instead, Barry will be remembered for a single night 28

September 11, 2018 3:40 PM Bank of England’s Mark Carney agrees to extend term to 2020

Carney, who is Canadian and is reportedly interested in returning to politics back home, won plaudits for helping to calm financial markets in the wake of Britain’s vote in June 2016 to leave the EU. Backers of Brexit, however, have accused Carney of taking sides during the Brexit referendum campaign, of being a leading proponent of so-called “Project 10

September 7, 2018 7:53 PM Boy-band Brockhampton cancels Toronto show, citing Exhibition Place lockout

More than 400 stagehands and technical employees in IATSE Local 58 have been locked out since July 20. The union claims that the city, which owns the facility, wants to contract out IATSE jobs and let Exhibition Place tenants bring in their own workers. The city says it is trying to modernize the venue’s collective agreement to become more competitive 9

September 1, 2018 11:54 PM A.J. McCarron traded to Oakland Raiders

McCarron returned to lead the Bills to a late comeback victory at Chicago on Thursday night, though his performance was spotty. The Bills chose not to hold onto Coleman, who has been a disappointment since the Browns made him the 15th overall selection two years ago. Buffalo traded a seventh-round pick in 2020 for him. Other notable releases include 12

August 30, 2018 6:40 PM Searching asks parents a nightmarish question: how well do you know your tech-savvy kids?

But Searching is also a well-crafted mystery with quite a few unexpected twists and turns. The story opens with a quick sketch of the Kim family’s life up to this point, two parents devoted to raising Margot, as we see her first day of kindergarten, piano lessons, and so on, as well as mom Pam’s battle with lymphoma, ultimately unsuccessful. So when David 16

August 29, 2018 6:24 PM National Bank reports third-quarter profit up 10 per cent from year ago

National Bank chief executive Louis Vachon said it was “another quarter of excellent performance in each business segment thanks to sustained revenue growth and effective cost management.” The bank said its personal and commercial banking group earned $248 million in the third quarter, up from $235 million in the third quarter of 2017. The wealth management 9

August 22, 2018 7:42 PM Blue Jays’ Pannone flirts with no-hitter in shutout win over Orioles

Thomas Pannone took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his first major league start and Devon Travis hit a three-run homer as the Blue Jays downed the Baltimore Orioles 6-0 on Wednesday. Pannone allowed just one hit while striking out three and walking two in a 108-pitch, seven-inning performance. He lost his no-hit bid when Trey Mancini singled 15

August 21, 2018 1:56 PM Backlash for Madonna after Aretha Franklin tribute ‘paying homage to herself’

NEW YORK—The backlash was swift for Madonna’s rambling, egocentric tribute to Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards, with media and Queen-of-Soul fans wondering why she got the gig in the first place. Dressed in flowing black with grandiose flourishes of African jewelry, Madonna’s send-off came before she presented the video of the year award 18

August 12, 2018 11:11 PM Brooks Koepka holds off charge from Tiger Woods to claim PGA Championship title

After wasting one chance to put it away, Koepka ran kept attacking flags and ran in birdie putts of 10 feet on No. 15 and 7 feet on No. 16 to end the drama. He tapped in for par on the final hole to set the PGA Championship scoring record at 264. It also tied the major championship record that Henrik Stenson set at Royal Troon two years ago in the British 15

August 10, 2018 12:46 AM Woodland feels at home in Missouri, leads PGA with 64

ST. LOUIS—Kansas-bred Gary Woodland felt right at home in enemy territory and delivered his best performance in a major Thursday at the PGA Championship. Woodland used his power to birdie the two par 5s on the soft turf of Bellerive, and he relied on a new grip and new confidence in his putter for everything else on his way to a 6-under 64 for a one-shot 15