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November 20, 2018 3:23 PM Jays prospect Conine admits ‘utmost embarrassment’ for failed drug test, won’t appeal

Toronto Blue Jays prospect Griffin Conine will not challenge a 50-game suspension he was handed on Monday after a failed drug test. Conine, 21, the son of former major-league outfielder Jeff Conine, will miss the first month and a half of the 2019 season after he tested positive for the banned stimulant ritalinic acid under the minor-league drug program 8

November 16, 2018 4:38 PM Relief is about to roll down the tracks in Canada’s oil crisis

Relief for Canada’s oilpatch is gradually rolling down the tracks, with producers aiming for big volumes of crude by rail to counter their worst glut ever. A tally of plans from five producers including Cenovus Energy Inc., Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. and Imperial Oil Ltd. shows they’re looking to add about 270,000 barrels a day of exports on tank cars to potentially 6

November 12, 2018 10:00 AM Top court clears path for national securities regulator but political battle looms

Even though she supports Friday’s ruling as a step toward a national regulator, Anand says she’d prefer to see the draft federal legislation include an investor advisory panel, as currently exists in Ontario. “An investor advisory panel is a very important part of investor protection,” Anand said. In provinces and territories that choose to take part in a national 11

November 4, 2018 3:02 PM In ‘SNL’s’ cold open, Fox News hosts offer some thoughts on the migrant caravan

After two weeks off the air, “Saturday Night Live” wasted no time diving back into politics. The show’s cold open focused on many of the claims being made about the caravan of Central Americans — what The Washington Post’s Michael E. Miller called “a sea of weary men, women and children, borne forward in waves by nothing more than their blistered, bleeding 15

November 1, 2018 11:42 PM Roger Federer reaches Paris Masters quarter-finals

“He has a big serve and big game from back of the court. It’s just a very powerful style of tennis,” Djokovic said. “Tough to receive his missiles. You know, first serves are really, really fast, and he uses a lot of rotation and variation with his serve.” The fifth-seeded Cilic beat ninth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov 7-6 (5), 6-4, needing six set points to win the first 14

November 1, 2018 6:34 PM U.S. charges Chinese companies in trade secrets theft

WASHINGTON—The United States has charged companies in China and Taiwan and three individuals with stealing trade secrets from a U.S. semiconductor company, the Justice Department announced Thursday. The prosecution comes amid heighted trade tensions between China and the U.S., and as American officials raise alarms about the threat of Chinese economic 23

November 1, 2018 4:01 PM Broncos player to return to ice for his first game since bus crash

He started practising with this year’s team, which includes Brayden Camrud and Derek Patter. They were the only two players who were involved in the crash who are back on the Broncos roster this season. Smith was in Humboldt to watch the team’s emotional Sept. 12 home opener but he said it was difficult to return as a player. The toughest part was being 27

October 31, 2018 5:19 PM Milos Raonic pulls out of Paris Masters match against Roger Federer with elbow injury

Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont., was coming off a tough 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) first-round win over France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Tuesday. This tennis season has been hard on Raonic, who is ranked 21st in the world. He withdrew from the Monte Carlo Masters with a right-knee injury in April and missed most of the clay-court season, including the French 12

October 24, 2018 7:38 PM Canada’s Justina Di Stasio wins women’s 72kg title at world wrestling championships

"I was trying to keep scoring but she was closing up pretty well," Di Stasio said. "But I was just trying to make sure I was in the right position and not giving up too many gaps. Di Stasio said she'll take a month to coach at Simon Fraser University before returning to training in December ahead of tryouts for the national team. The goal is the Tokyo 18

October 23, 2018 11:07 PM Winless Lakers have people wondering

The Los Angeles Lakers had rallied from eight points down with a minute left Monday night. Now leading by one in overtime, their new superstar LeBron James stepped up to the free-throw line to try to add to his 32 points. This is not how the season was supposed to go. The Lakers won the sweepstakes for the greatest player of his era. They added JaVale 19