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December 27, 2018 3:37 PM WOLRD JRS: Yes, Denmark belongs in the top group

As Morgan Frost and Maxime Comtois quickly became household names, it didn’t take long for the sentiment to grow that Denmark doesn’t belong in the same conversation as hockey’s other powers in international hockey tournaments like the World Juniors. But it’s the wrong view, or at least, not one I share. It’s a bit short-sighted. One that doesn’t have the growth 154

December 27, 2018 12:19 AM Koreas break ground on railway link, but don’t expect trains to cross anytime soon

SEOUL, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF—North and South Korea broke ground Wednesday on an ambitious project to modernize North Korean railways and roads and connect them with the South, but without progress in nuclear negotiations, regular trains won’t be crossing the border anytime soon. The ceremony at the North Korean border town of Kaesong came weeks after the Koreas 149

December 20, 2018 6:18 PM Bieksa to lead Canada in push for fourth straight Spengler Cup title

“We are excited with this year’s group of players, as we believe we have assembled a team that combines experience from previous Spengler Cup appearances and the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, and a group of new faces who will contribute to the success of our team,” general manager Sean Burke said in a statement. “The Spengler Cup is always an exciting tournament 153

December 12, 2018 2:53 PM During seven-hour spacewalk, Russian astronauts gather clues to orbital mystery

About four hours into a spacewalk on Tuesday, Russian astronauts pulled out a knife and began cutting into a spacecraft docked at the International Space Station. Soon they began slashing with vigor through the outer insulation, with flurries of debris flying into space. Other times, they used what looked like hedge shears to cut first through the insulation 116

December 7, 2018 10:01 PM Tucker Carlson says Trump is ‘not capable’ and hasn’t kept his promises

Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson set straight any misinformation concerning his views on U.S. President Donald Trump: “I don’t think he’s capable,” he said during an interview on Tuesday. Urs Gehriger, an editor at Die Weltwoche, Switzerland’s leading German-language opinion weekly, noted that Carlson’s new book, Ship of Fools, is silent on Trump 126

December 5, 2018 5:50 PM If U.S. develops banned missiles so will Russia, says Putin

MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday warned the United States that if it walks out of a key arms treaty and starts developing the type of missiles banned by it, Russia will do the same. Putin’s remarks to Russian news agencies on Wednesday came a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced at a NATO meeting that Washington 119

December 4, 2018 3:02 PM Putin doesn’t feel snubbed by Trump cancelling talks, Kremlin say

MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin is unruffled by the refusal of U.S. President Donald Trump to have a meeting on the sidelines of the weekend Group of 20 summit, the Kremlin insisted Tuesday. The two leaders had been scheduled to have talks during the summit in Buenos Aires but Trump abruptly cancelled the encounter following Russia’s seizure 115

December 4, 2018 12:28 AM Makeshift Canadian men’s team stuns Brazil for World Cup basketball berth

The Canadian men have only played in one significant worldwide tournament since 2002 — an 0-5 run at the 2010 worlds in Turkey — and have not been to an Olympic Games since Sydney in 2000. But through a convoluted and long qualification process that forced Canada to dress 35 different players over 10 games with three different head coaches, the team stands 132

December 3, 2018 3:00 PM Why a provincial crisis in Western Canada is boosting global oil

Global oil giants like the U.S., Russia and Saudi Arabia that command the attention of traders had some unexpected company on Sunday: a province of less than 5 million people in Western Canada. Alberta added to a crude price rally Monday when Premier Rachel Notley announced producers must reduce output by 325,000 barrels a day starting next month. That’s 206

December 3, 2018 11:47 AM Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques bound for International Space Station

On Oct. 11, a rocket failure forced a Soyuz capsule carrying two astronauts to abort and make an emergency landing. Russia suspended all manned space launches pending an investigation before giving the green light Nov. 1. Saint-Jacques has spent years training for the six-month mission, which was originally scheduled for Dec. 20 but was moved up after 156