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November 16, 2018 12:10 AM Boston’s Mookie Betts, Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich cop MLB MVP honours

Both batting champions won MVP awards for the first time since San Francisco’s Buster Posey and Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera in 2012. Yelich got 29 first-place votes and 415 points, and the other first-place vote went to New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom, the NL Cy Young Award winner, who finished fifth. Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez was second with 250 points 5

November 15, 2018 6:00 PM The Woman Who Loves Giraffes is an all-too-human story, too

But while Goodall has earned her well-deserved place in science and popular culture, Innis Dagg has largely been forgotten. This documentary explains why and it’s a fascinating tale, albeit with a depressing Canadian twist. Stunt coordinator turned director Alison Reid deserves high praise for fine storytelling, combining ecology and social-justice issues 5

November 15, 2018 4:42 PM Electronic driving systems don’t always work, tests show

DETROIT—Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash. The tests brought a warning from the auto club that drivers shouldn’t think that the systems make their vehicles self-driving, and that they should always be ready to take control 5

November 15, 2018 3:47 PM Italy’s bishops respond to long-ignored clergy sex abuse

VATICAN CITY—Italy’s Catholic bishops are declaring a new era of transparency and truth about clergy sex abuse, as awareness of the scandal that has convulsed much of the world begins to take hold in a country where it was long ignored. Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, president of the Italian bishops’ conference, said on Thursday that a national advisory 3

November 15, 2018 3:40 PM The Front Runner’s 1980s politics can’t keep pace with Trump era

In these Trumpian days of shock-a-minute presidential peccadillos, Jason Reitman’s dramatic recreation of Gary Hart’s 1988 flameout as a leading White House contender, thanks to his dallying aboard the bad ship Monkey Business with ex-model Donna Rice (Sara Paxton), might seem like the quaintest of fairy tales. But with Hugh Jackman strongly conjuring 4

November 14, 2018 11:50 PM Canada produces more greenhouse gas emissions than any other G20 country, new report says

OTTAWA—Canadians produce more greenhouse gas emissions per person than any other G20 economy, according to a new analysis. Climate Transparency, a coalition of international climate organizations, released its fourth annual review of the climate polices of G20 members Wednesday. The report pointed out that none of them has a plan in place that would 6

November 14, 2018 3:20 PM Clarence House releases family photos for Charles’s 70th birthday

The prince’s Clarence House office released two family portraits to mark the birthday. The photos by Chris Jackson show Charles with his wife, Camilla, sons Prince William and Prince Harry, their wives Kate and Meghan and his grandchildren: 6-year-old Prince George, 3-year-old Princess Charlotte and 6-month-old Prince Louis. The environmentalist prince 4

November 14, 2018 12:47 PM Canada’s cannabis advantage going up in smoke as U.S. moves in

Canadian companies still take the top three spots north of the border, though the biggest pot company by market value, Nanaimo, British Columbia-based Tilray Inc., is listed in the U.S. and has a market value of $10.4 billion (U.S.). Canadian companies took on a leadership position as Canada became the world’s first major economy to legalize pot for both recreational 4

November 13, 2018 6:04 PM Christopher Plummer to star in new TV series for Global

The series is being produced by Toronto’s Shaftesbury, the company behind Frankie Drake Mysteries and Murdoch Mysteries, and the U.K.’s Greenpoint Productions Ltd. Vincent Shiao, who executive-produces Global’s Ransom, is the creator of Departure, in which Panjabi’s character, Kendra Malley, investigates the disappearance of Flight 716, with Plummer 5

November 13, 2018 6:25 AM Brooke Henderson won’t cut back on busy schedule as she chases top spot on LPGA Tour

“When I was on this year my game was really good. I did have some off weeks but generally my game is good and it’s getting better which is cool to think about.” Henderson said level of competition on the LPGA Tour has gotten tougher since she turned professional at 18. For example, Ariya Jutanugarn, currently the world No. 1, has finished in the top-10 in more than half the tournaments 10