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May 13, 2018 12:02 AM Netta Barzilai wins Eurovision Song Contest for Israel

There was a strong field of contestants at Eurovision 2018, which largely shed its traditional hallmarks of glitz and glitter in favour of a more restrained tone. LISBON, Portugal - Netta Barzilai has won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest for Israel with her song "Toy." Barzilai, who was the favourite to win ahead of Saturday's Grand Final, saw off competition 11

May 12, 2018 9:30 PM Israel's Netta Barzilai wins Eurovision 2018

Popularity of contest led to inclusion of Israel and Australia among the performers Netta Barzilai has won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest for Israel with her song Toy. Barzilai, who was the favourite to win ahead of Saturday's Grand Final, fended off competition from 42 other countries' performers to claim the music extravaganza's annual crown at a show in Lisbon 29

March 22, 2018 1:47 PM CEO of company that makes Bratz dolls leads effort to save some Toys ‘R’ Us stores

Isaac Larian and other investors have pledged $200 million and are hoping to raise more through crowdfunding to possibly save more than half of the Toys “R” Us stores set to close after the company filed for bankruptcy. Larian says he and the other investors believe that saving part of Toys “R” Us will be good for the toy industry, customers and workers 20

March 10, 2018 1:16 AM City of Vancouver calls for decriminalization of drug possession

The city says drastic action is needed as its overdose death total continues to climb With overdose deaths once again on the rise in Vancouver, the city is calling on the federal government to immediately decriminalize the personal possession of all drugs. Managing director of social policy, Mary Clare Zak, says this is a new position for the city, but it is consistent 39

March 5, 2018 6:04 PM Christine Sinclair scores twice in Algarve Cup win over Korea

Canada's captain 12 goals shy from Abby Wambach's international record of 184 Christine Sinclair scored twice Monday to help Canada to a 3-0 win over South Korea at the Algarve Cup soccer tournament in Lagos, Portugal. The goals raised Sinclair's career tally to 172, just 12 behind retired American Abby Wambach's international record of 184 goals 18

March 2, 2018 10:15 PM Christine Sinclair leads Canada to win over Russia in Algarve Cup

Canada evens record at 1-1, plays South Korea on Monday Christine Sinclair scored on a penalty kick midway through the first half to lead Canada to a 1-0 victory over Russia on Friday in the Algarve Cup in Portugal. Sinclair's goal came after Russia captain Anna Kozhnikova was given a red card for tripping Canada's Jordan Huitema in the box. It was the 34-year-old's 24

February 13, 2018 10:49 PM Portuguese police seize kilo of cocaine from swim trunks

Two men - one of whom flew from northern Brazil - are now under arrest for suspected drug trafficking. Cocaine traffickers in Lisbon may be in arrears after Portuguese police officers arrested a man who arrived at Lisbon’s main airport with a pair of gaudy swimming shorts – and nearly a kilo of cocaine inside two brown bags taped over his buttocks 18

February 6, 2018 9:00 AM Eliminating criminal penalties for all drug use is a logical evolution of Canada's drug policy

Portugal decriminalized drug use years ago. Canada should follow suit British Columbia has declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency, though so far the federal government has not followed suit — even while our neighbour to the south made the announcement back in October. Around the same time, Bill Blair, parliamentary secretary to the minister 33

December 7, 2017 8:14 PM Cristiano Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d’Or award as world’s top men’s player, tying Messi’s record

Ronaldo won the trophy awarded by France Football magazine at a ceremony held at the Eiffel Tower on Thursday. He finished ahead of contenders Lionel Messi and Neymar. PARIS—Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or award as soccer’s best player of the year for a record-equaling fifth time, moving him level with Barcelona star Lionel 24

December 1, 2017 4:11 PM World Cup draw: Portugal, Spain to meet in group stage

Countries haven't played each other since 2012 European Championship Portugal and Spain will meet in the group stage at next year's World Cup. The rivals will play in Sochi on June 15, the second day of the tournament. The two countries haven't played since meeting in the semifinals of the 2012 European Championship, when eventual champion Spain won on penalties 28