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September 20, 2018 1:03 PM American filmmaker to direct next James Bond film for release in 2020

LONDON—American filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga is replacing Danny Boyle as director of the next James Bond movie, producers announced Thursday. Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and star Daniel Craig said the still-untitled Bond 25 will start filming at London’s Pinewood Studios on March 4, and will be released on Feb. 14, 2020. Release was delayed from the planned 8

September 19, 2018 5:02 PM Elizabeth Hay, Terese Marie Mailhot, and more on shortlist for $60,000 Writers’ Trust Nonfiction prize

Antigone Undone, by Will Aitken (University of Regina Press); All Things Consoled by Elizabeth Hay (McClelland and Stewart), Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot (Doubleday Canada); In Praise of Blood by Judi Rever (Random House Canada), and The Woo Woo by Lindsay Wong (Arsenal Pulp Press) which comes out Oct. 1. Each of the finalists will receive $5,000. The winners 5

September 16, 2018 1:01 AM Calgary Stampeders hold off Hamilton Tiger-Cats in potential Grey Cup preview

Hamilton’s Dean, rookie returner Shakeir Ryan and defensive back Delvin Breaux Sr. scored for the Ticats, who failed to record an offensive touchdown. Calgary kicker Rene Paredes was 3 for 3, hitting from 13 and 24 yards twice. Hamilton kicker Lirim Hajrullahu missed a 43-yard attempt on the Ticats’ first drive of the game, but hit from 37, 28, and 13 yards 10

September 14, 2018 7:11 PM Trump wants $200 billion in China tariffs despite talks, sources say

U.S. President Donald Trump instructed aides on Thursday to proceed with tariffs on about $200 billion more in Chinese products despite his Treasury secretary’s attempt to restart talks with Beijing to resolve the trade war, according to four people familiar with the matter. But an announcement of the new round of tariffs has been delayed as the administration 11

September 12, 2018 2:17 AM DIY ultrasounds the size of a Band-Aid closer to reality

VANCOUVER—For expectant parents, the peace of mind that comes from an ultrasound can only happen at a clinic. But new technology the size of a Band-Aid could put the power to watch their little ones at parents’ fingertips. A team of engineers at the University of British Columbia developed a new transducer, or probe, using small vibrating drums made out of a plastic-like 10

September 7, 2018 1:48 PM Iran, Russia and Turkey presidents meet for summit to discuss Syria’s future

“The fires of war and bloodshed in Syria are reaching their end,” Rouhani said, while adding that terrorism must “be uprooted in Syria, particularly in Idlib.” Each of the three nations has its own interests in the years-long war in Syria. Iran wants to keep its foothold in the Mediterranean nation neighbouring Israel and Lebanon. Turkey, which backed 8

September 5, 2018 6:26 PM India looking for statement retraction after Harvard professor calls coconut oil ‘pure poison’

NEW DELHI—When epidemiologist Karin Michels of Harvard University gave a lecture on nutrition in Germany this summer, she probably did not expect to set off an international incident. But after she called coconut oil “pure poison” and “one of the worst foods you can eat,” India decided to fire back. The comments by Michels sparked a mix of outrage and incredulity 17

September 4, 2018 4:11 PM TIFF drops Galveston gala, replaces it with A Private War

Galveston stars Ben Foster as a wounded hitman on the run with a troubled young prostitute, played by Elle Fanning, while Beau Bridges plays a local crime lord. The affected screenings include two on Sept. 14 and one on the last day of the festival, Sept. 16. “We have recently learned director and cast for Galveston are no longer available to attend 12

August 30, 2018 1:34 PM John McCain, ‘Arizona’s favourite adopted son,’ to depart state for last time after church service

Inside, former military members in shorts and T-shirts stopped and saluted. Others placed their hand over their heart or bowed, including Vietnamese-born residents who travelled from Southern California. Ray Riordan, an 87-year-old Navy veteran who fought in the Korean War, came from Payson, Arizona. “I grew up where a handshake was a contract and your word was your bond,” Riordan 12

August 28, 2018 12:17 PM Russia to stage biggest military exercises since Cold War

Russia is to hold its biggest military manoeuvres since the height of the Cold War next month, mobilizing about 300,000 troops and including the participation of thousands of soldiers from China, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said. The Vostok-2018 exercises in Russia’s eastern and central military districts — spanning from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific 21