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November 17, 2018 7:13 PM Cyclone kills 33 in India with thousands in relief camps

They were evacuated from areas in the path of Cyclone Gaja, which struck six districts of Tamil Nadu state on Friday with heavy rains and winds that reached 90 kilometres per hour (55 miles per hour). Relief workers found 13 bodies Friday and an additional 20 on Saturday, said Edappadi Palaniswami, the state’s top elected official. Most deaths were caused 7

November 16, 2018 6:31 PM Saskatchewan out to upset Western, earn spot in Vanier Cup

UBC was the No. 1 pick in Canada West at the start of the campaign by sweeping the five first-place votes. Coaches excluded their own team from the poll. The Calgary Dinos emerged as the top team in the regular season, earning the top seed after an 8-0 campaign. UBC and Saskatchewan were next at 5-3. The Huskies have managed to peak at the right time, edging 6

November 16, 2018 5:52 AM Down to their fourth-string goalie, Canucks get blown out on the road in Minnesota

Mikko Koivu had a goal and two assists, and the Wild rebounded from a recent hiccup by beating the Canucks 6-2 on Thursday night. Eric Staal and Matt Dumba had a goal and an assist, and Charlie Coyle, Nino Niederreiter and Jason Zucker also scored for the Wild, who had a season high in goals. Ryan Suter had two assists, and Devan Dubnyk made 25 saves 5

November 15, 2018 6:00 PM The Woman Who Loves Giraffes is an all-too-human story, too

But while Goodall has earned her well-deserved place in science and popular culture, Innis Dagg has largely been forgotten. This documentary explains why and it’s a fascinating tale, albeit with a depressing Canadian twist. Stunt coordinator turned director Alison Reid deserves high praise for fine storytelling, combining ecology and social-justice issues 5

November 15, 2018 3:02 PM Duke celebrates top ranking by pounding Eastern Michigan

DURHAM, N.C.—Duke’s fabulous freshmen put on quite the show in their first performance as the nation’s No. 1-ranked team. The Blue Devils overwhelmed Eastern Michigan, carving up the Eagles zone with enough dunks and layups in the first half to fill a highlight reel on the way to an 84-46 basketball win Wednesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium 4

November 14, 2018 12:47 PM Canada’s cannabis advantage going up in smoke as U.S. moves in

Canadian companies still take the top three spots north of the border, though the biggest pot company by market value, Nanaimo, British Columbia-based Tilray Inc., is listed in the U.S. and has a market value of $10.4 billion (U.S.). Canadian companies took on a leadership position as Canada became the world’s first major economy to legalize pot for both recreational 4

November 13, 2018 8:10 PM Melania Trump says Bolton Deputy should be ousted

Ricardel is the top deputy to National Security Adviser John Bolton. She drew the first lady’s wrath after threatening to withhold National Security Council resources during Melania Trump’s trip to Africa last month unless Ricardel was included in her entourage, one person familiar with the matter said. Grisham’s statement comes as several media outlets 8

November 13, 2018 6:25 AM Brooke Henderson won’t cut back on busy schedule as she chases top spot on LPGA Tour

“When I was on this year my game was really good. I did have some off weeks but generally my game is good and it’s getting better which is cool to think about.” Henderson said level of competition on the LPGA Tour has gotten tougher since she turned professional at 18. For example, Ariya Jutanugarn, currently the world No. 1, has finished in the top-10 in more than half the tournaments 10

November 13, 2018 3:24 AM Canucks lose to Rangers on a career night for Henrik Lundqvist

The 20-year-old Howden got the game-winner with 8:41 left in the third when he snapped a wrist shot past Markstrom. Jimmy Vesey and Jesper Fast assisted on the play. Howden missed one game earlier in November for precautionary reasons after a scary collision with the end boards against Buffalo. Goldobin gave the Canucks a 1-0 lead at 3:16 of the second 9

November 13, 2018 3:22 AM Game Centre: Toronto Raptors’ off-night proves costly against visiting Pelicans

Toronto’s biggest lead of the night was three points in the first quarter, compared to 18 for the Pelicans. The visitors shot 54.5 per cent from the field and outshot the Raptors 72-42 in the paint. Toronto was once again outworked on the glass, coming up with 43 rebounds to the Pelicans’ 54. It was going to be a high-scoring game, with two of the NBA’s 8