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January 11, 2019 3:56 PM The Latest: California officer shot was rising star

Officials say a 22-year-old police officer who was killed in Northern California while investigating a three-car crash was the daughter of a retired sheriff’s deputy and a rising star at the David Police Department. Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona was shot after responding alone to a traffic accident shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday in the city west of Sacramento 11

January 8, 2019 3:48 PM Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty to all charges

The bus was travelling north on Highway 35 and the semi was westbound on Highway 335, which has a stop sign. A safety review of the rural crossroads done by a consulting firm for the Saskatchewan government was released last month. It said sight lines are a safety concern at the spot. A stand of trees, mostly on private property, obstructs the view of drivers 13

January 3, 2019 1:07 PM Bernie Sanders apologizes to women who felt mistreated during 2016 campaign

Sanders said safeguards were put in place during his 2018 campaign for reelection to the Senate. “What I will tell you is that when I ran for reelection in 2018 in Vermont, we put forward the strongest set of principles in terms of mandatory training, in terms of women, if they felt harassed, having an independent firm that they can go to,” Sanders said. “And I think 8

January 2, 2019 7:51 PM Canadian speedskater Isabelle Weidemann catches up to world’s elite

CALGARY—Isabelle Weidemann has hit her stride, literally and figuratively, in long-track speedskating. Currently ranked No. 1 in the world in distance racing, the 23-year-old from Ottawa points to last February’s Winter Olympics as her defining moment of 2018. Weidemann placed sixth in the 5,000 metres and seventh in the 3,000 in her first Olympic Games 8

December 29, 2018 12:50 AM Auston Matthews, Mike Bossy and the joy of flex

The day Matthews began getting free sticks as a top prospect “was a big sigh of relief for them, for sure.” Matthews now uses a Bauer model that’s far lighter and whippier than anything available in Bossy’s era. “My go-to shot back then was the snap shot,” Bossy said. “Whereas today it looks like they’re using a hybrid of what I’d call an old-time wrister 11

December 28, 2018 5:22 PM De Grasse has swapped coaches, training bases in hopes of turning around career

De Grasse was forced to withdraw just days before the 2017 world track and field championships in London with a hamstring injury, and then shut down last season early when he suffered another hamstring strain to the same leg at the Canadian championships in Ottawa. The 24-year-old from Markham, Ont., burst onto the international scene when he won double 12

December 27, 2018 6:27 PM After warnings of underspending, Liberals eye boosts to job-training programs

OTTAWA—Senior government officials have been warned that Canada was dangerously behind last year on spending to help workers improve their skills to stay employed. A January 2018 presentation to a group of deputy ministers noted government spending on active labour-market programs is about half the average of spending in a group of comparator countries 13

December 15, 2018 5:59 PM Champion Red Sox owe nearly $12M in luxury tax

The World Series champion Red Sox owe $11,951,091 (U.S.) in luxury tax for having baseball’s top payroll, according to final calculations by the commissioner’s office obtained by The Associated Press. The only other team that owes is the Washington Nationals, who must pay $2,386,097, their second straight year with a bill. Because Boston was more than $40 million 20

December 15, 2018 10:00 AM ‘Soft’ skills key for young people looking for work, says study

Those sectors are the best bets for youth looking for an entry-level position, according to a study which is being released Monday by Civic Action. And employers in all those industries are looking for some of the same abilities: most sought-after are skills such as communication and empathy — not just the latest technical knowledge or courses 16

December 7, 2018 8:20 PM Leafs’ Nylander and Kapanen unhurt in minor car accident

Toronto Maple Leafs forwards William Nylander and Kasperi Kapanen were involved in a minor car accident near the club’s training facility in Etobicoke on Friday. “Confirming that William and Kasperi were involved in a minor collision near our practice facility this afternoon. There were no injuries,” the team’s director of media relations, Steve Keogh 17