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October 17, 2018 12:22 PM Joe Arpaio files libel suit against New York Times, claiming it undercut his chances to run again for Senate

In the suit, Arpaio, 86, says that he intends to run for the Senate again in 2020 for the seat vacated by the late Republican senator John McCain. Sen. John Kyl, R-Ariz., is temporarily occupying that seat until a special election takes place. In this year’s GOP primary to replace the retiring Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., Arpaio finished third with less than 18 per cent of the vote. Cottle 6

October 17, 2018 2:07 AM Uber driver kidnapped and groped a woman, prosecutors say. Then she was billed $1,047

“What’s been reported is horrible and something no person should go through,” the company said. “As soon as we became aware, we immediately removed this individual’s access to the platform.” The company said Parmar was blocked from the Uber app in February and had not provided a trip on Uber’s platform since then. Uber also said the woman’s fare was refunded 4

October 15, 2018 3:26 PM Come From Away to take show to St. John’s

David Mirvish says they decided to return to Newfoundland after realizing there was a gap between the Toronto production’s move from the Royal Alexandra Theatre to the Elgin Theatre this January. The St. John’s shows will run from Jan. 23 to 27 at the Holy Heart Theatre, with proceeds going to the six towns that hosted 7,000 stranded travellers who landed 10

October 12, 2018 4:53 AM Eagles find the Giants are the perfect cure for a losing streak

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.—All the Philadelphia Eagles needed to get over their Super Bowl hangover was a little more urgency, some big plays and a timely game against the New York Giants. Carson Wentz threw a season-high three touchdown passes and the Eagles got an early lift from their defence and special teams in beating the struggling Giants 34-13 on Thursday 10

October 11, 2018 3:33 PM North American stock slide lower, loonie trades down against U.S. dollar

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 146.35 points at 25,452.39 after dropping more than 800 points a day ago. The S&P 500 index was down 16.59 points at 2,769.09, while the Nasdaq composite was down 15.44 points at 7,406.61. The Canadian dollar traded lower at 76.54 cents U.S. compared with an average of 76.97 cents U.S. on Wednesday 12

October 11, 2018 1:24 AM Red Sox stick with David Price as a starter

BOSTON—Red Sox manager Alex Cora is sticking with David Price, saying Wednesday the left-hander will start Game 2 of the American League Championship Series against Houston despite an unprecedented history of playoff struggles. Speaking on MLB Network radio a day after the Red Sox eliminated the New York Yankees from the AL Division Series, Cora said he plans 13

October 10, 2018 12:45 AM Lawyers fight to rule out death penalty for New York truck attack trial

NEW YORK—Lawyers for a man charged with killing eight people when he drove his truck onto a New York City bike path said Tuesday that the death penalty should be ruled out because President Donald Trump was “uninformed and full of rage” when he called for it. The lawyers said in papers filed in Manhattan federal court on behalf of Sayfullo Saipov that Trump 7

October 9, 2018 3:36 PM Kanye West to meet Trump for talk about prison reform, gang violence

“Topics of discussions will include manufacturing resurgence in America, prison reform, how to prevent gang violence, and what can be done to reduce violence in Chicago,” Sanders said. Kushner has spearheaded the administration’s efforts overhaul the criminal justice system, and Trump on Monday said he had instructed the Department of Justice to work with law enforcement 8

October 9, 2018 3:37 AM Red Sox embarrass Yankees, Holt records first cycle in MLB playoff history

NEW YORK—Brock Holt became the first player to hit for the cycle in a post-season game and the Boston Red Sox routed the Yankees 16-1 on Monday night to grab a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five AL Division Series. Andrew Benintendi lined a three-run double and Holt tripled home two more in a seven-run fourth inning that quickly turned the latest playoff 12

October 9, 2018 2:09 AM Van Riemsdyk, Luongo out several weeks with injuries

BLUE JACKETS: Columbus forward Brandon Dubinsky is out for up to six weeks with a strained oblique muscle suffered in practice. The 32-year-old had a goal and an assist and dominated on faceoffs in the first two games of the season. Dubinsky has 148 career goals in 764 regular-season games. Alexander Wennberg and free-agent addition Riley Nash will see more ice time in his absence 10