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February 24, 2018 11:04 AM U.S. curling team wins first gold medal with victory over Sweden

The Americans were led by John Shuster, a bronze medalist in the 2006 Olympics, who delivered the game-changing shot. Sweden is the top-ranked team in the world GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA — The U.S. men’s curling team celebrated making Olympic history by raising their brooms aloft and pumping their fists as friends and family filled Gangneung Curling Center 6

February 24, 2018 4:09 AM Canadians miss the cut in parallel giant slalom event at Winter Games

Jasey-Jay Anderson and Darren Gardner finished 24th and 28th in the field. Anderson was competing in his sixth Winter Games. BOKWANG, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF—Canadian snowboarders Jasey-Jay Anderson and Darren Gardner missed the cut in the men’s parallel giant slalom competition Saturday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Anderson finished 24th in the 32-man field 7

February 23, 2018 5:50 PM Black Panther’s Wakanda may not be real — but its language definitely is

The idea to use isiXhosa, one of South Africa’s 11 official languages with distinctive click sounds, came from a cast member — even though most of the cast struggled to speak it. JOHANNESBURG—Much of what is seen in Black Panther is fictional, including the country where the movie is based. But in Wakanda, they do speak a language that is very much real, with distinctive 9

February 22, 2018 6:21 PM Arthur Black, longtime CBC Radio host and author, dead after fight with cancer

SALT SPRING ISLAND, B.C.—Beloved Canadian broadcaster and humorist Arthur Black has died at age 74. A statement on his website says the former CBC Radio host died Wednesday at Lady Minto Hospital on Salt Spring Island, B.C., after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Black spent 30 years at the CBC, where he hosted the Saturday morning radio program Basic 8

February 22, 2018 4:54 PM Evangelist Billy Graham will lie in honour at the U.S. Capitol next week. He’s the first religious leader to be given the tribute

Congress has held such solemn ceremonies just 32 times in American history. WASHINGTON—The body of the late Rev. Billy Graham will lie in honour at the U.S. Capitol, congressional leaders announced Thursday, with the evangelist becoming the first religious leader to be honoured by the nation in that way. Graham, who died Wednesday age 99, will lie in honour 11

February 22, 2018 4:33 PM Parallel: A family-run restaurant that showcases the taste of tahini

The three Ozery brothers' new restaurant has a menu that features fresh, cold-pressed sesame butter as a key ingredient. New food businesses love to hang their concept on a hot new food trend. Splashy pics and an interesting narrative will have us craving charcoal ice cream, and loaded poutine and pierogies. The brothers behind Parallel, a new restaurant 9

February 22, 2018 3:38 PM CTV's The Launch gets picked up for a potential British version

Sony Pictures Television buys rights to distribute the music series in the U.K. the day after the Canadian version ends its first season. A British version of original Canadian TV series The Launch could be on its way. Sony Pictures Television has acquired distribution rights to the format with plans to have its production company, Electric Ray, produce 9

February 21, 2018 9:36 PM Could the next Olympics have a Team Indigenous? 2 chiefs think so

Dene Chief Bill Erasmus and Cree Chief Willie Littlechild went to South Korea to talk to Olympic officials Two Canadian chiefs were in Pyeongchang, South Korea, last week to speak to Olympic officials about the possibility of entering a team of Indigenous North American athletes at future games. National Dene Chief Bill Erasmus and Cree Chief Willie 11

February 21, 2018 4:24 PM Canadian curling still rock solid despite Homan’s Olympic disaster

Most of the top women's teams in Pyeongchang, including Great Britain, coached by Canadians. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—In making sense of the seismic national sporting catastrophe that was Rachel Homan’s historic early exit from the women’s Olympic curling tournament, you could have come up with any number of culprits. Why, exactly, will Homan go down as the first 21

February 21, 2018 4:00 PM New TPP could hurt NAFTA talks because of impact on U.S.: auto sector

NAFTA talks are to resume in 5 days in Mexico City American imports into Canada could fall by $3.3 billion under the recently rebooted Trans-Pacific Partnership, the federal government has concluded, sparking fears the new pact could hurt the ongoing NAFTA renegotiation. The text of the 11-country Pacific Rim trade deal — a pact President Donald Trump 17