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July 17, 2018 3:06 AM Bryce Harper the hometown hero in home-run derby

The Nationals outfielder, serenaded by loud “Let’s go Harper! Let’s go Harper!” chants throughout the night, rallied in the final round to win the home-run derby on Monday night in his home ballpark. Harper, the No. 2 seed in the competition and with his father throwing to him, beat the Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber, the fifth seed, 19-18, in the final round 6

July 16, 2018 9:39 PM Hundreds of Canadian glaciers shrinking, study finds

The Canadian Arctic is experiencing some of the fastest climate warming anywhere on Earth. The annual average temperature on Ellesmere Island has increased by 3.6 degrees. Data from other points in the Arctic suggest rising temperatures mean the elevation needed for snow to last through the summer has risen by 300 metres. White found most of Ellesmere’s 9

July 12, 2018 5:46 PM Fiat workers call for strike after owner buys Cristiano Ronaldo

Spanish soccer giant Real Madrid Football Club agreed on July 10 to transfer five-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo to Juventus after he asked to leave. Juventus will pay 100 million euros ($117 million) for the move and another 12 million euros in additional fees to sign the player to a four-year contract, the club said in a statement. The Agnelli family 10

July 10, 2018 7:51 PM Two people charged in shooting and collision in the Annex

A white sedan was also seen fleeing the area, police said in a news release Tuesday. The 23-year-old man was arrested around 10:30 p.m., and the woman was taken into custody shortly after 1 a.m. The shooting victim, taken to the hospital with serious injuries, is expected to recover, police said. Jermaine Hall, 23, and Drucella Oduro, 21, are each charged 7

July 9, 2018 7:30 PM Tim Hortons parent RBI names Duncan Fulton as chief corporate officer

The Great White North Franchisee Association, which claims to represent about half of Canada’s Tim Hortons franchisees, also wrote to Ottawa earlier this year alleging that RBI failed to live up to promises made under the Investment Canada Act in 2014. RBI chief executive Daniel Schwartz said Fulton brings an “impressive track record.” “His skills as a brand 10

July 9, 2018 3:10 PM J.A. Happ named Jays’ representative for all-star game

“I have gotten better about handling tough outings but the last couple have hurt, so this is nice,” Happ said. “It kind of helps you turn the page and look forward to my next outing and then the all-star game.” As for what he’s most looking forward to when the festivities roll around, Happ said he will try his best to take it all in. “See the best players 9

July 6, 2018 10:49 PM Only Elton John can save the world from Donald Trump

Trump: “You know, I was with Elton John. Elton John. Anybody like Elton John? I like him. And a lot of times like he’ll do this last song. And it’s so great. It’s so unbelievable. The place is standing and roaring and going incredible. And then there’ll be like — he’ll come back for like three more, right? And the three aren’t as good as the last one. And people 27

July 6, 2018 1:32 AM B.C. police ask for help in finding man and his three-year-old son

PORT ALBERNI, B.C. — Vancouver Island Mounties are looking for a 35-year-old man and his three-year-old son. Police say Jan Stelmaszyk and his son, Matt Bartnik, are believed to be camping, possibly in the Victoria area. Stelmaszyk has been known to camp in parks across Vancouver Island and he’s driving a white 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe with the B.C. plate 41

July 3, 2018 4:11 PM Donald Trump eventually orders U.S. flags lowered to honour 5 slain at Capital Gazette

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered U.S. flags on federal property be flown at half-staff through sunset Tuesday to honour five people slain at a newspaper in Maryland’s capital. The order comes after Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley said Monday that Trump had declined his request to lower the flags. Four Capital Gazette journalists and a staffer 11

July 3, 2018 12:52 PM Maryland police say suspect sent threatening letters as hundreds gather to remember slain Capital Gazette journalist

WASHINGTON—Maryland police investigating America’s latest mass murder say Jarrod Ramos, the man charged with the slayings, sent three threatening letters on the day of the attack, including one that said he was on his way to the Capital Gazette to “kill as many people” as he could. Sgt. Jacklyn Davis, a spokesperson for Anne Arundel County Police, said the letters 5