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November 22, 2018 4:34 PM Tory MPP Amanda Simard breaks ranks over French-language cuts

A newly elected Progressive Conservative MPP has broken ranks with her party over Premier Doug Ford’s cuts to French-language services. Amanda Simard (Glengarry-Prescott-Russell) has taken to Facebook to express her displeasure at Ford’s elimination of the independent watchdog for French and his cancellation of a francophone university. “The decisions 121

November 15, 2018 3:02 PM Duke celebrates top ranking by pounding Eastern Michigan

DURHAM, N.C.—Duke’s fabulous freshmen put on quite the show in their first performance as the nation’s No. 1-ranked team. The Blue Devils overwhelmed Eastern Michigan, carving up the Eagles zone with enough dunks and layups in the first half to fill a highlight reel on the way to an 84-46 basketball win Wednesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium 66

November 15, 2018 2:27 AM Libya’s oil production has more than doubled since June, oil chief says

ABU DHABI—Libya is pumping 1.28 million barrels a day, the head of the country’s National Oil Corp. said Wednesday, more than double its June level. The production boost in the North African nation comes as oil prices have plummeted in recent days after Saudi Arabia opened up the spigots to make up for sanctioned Iranian oil. Speaking to The Wall Street 94

November 13, 2018 5:53 PM U.K. Cabinet to meet after Britain, EU reach draft Brexit deal

Even with such measures in place, the British government says leaving the EU without a deal could cause major economic disruption, with gridlock at ports and disruption to supplies of foods, goods and medicines. On Tuesday, the European Commission published a sheaf of notices outlining changes in a host of areas in the event of a no-deal Brexit. They point 99

November 7, 2018 12:41 AM Griezmann shines as Atletico Madrid beats Borussia Dortmund

Messi had travelled with the team to Milan but Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde opted not to risk the star forward, who hasn’t played since fracturing his arm last month. Substitute Malcom scored with seven minutes remaining but Mauro Icardi levelled in the 87th for the hosts. Barcelona is top of Group B, three points ahead of Inter and six ahead of Tottenham 119

October 31, 2018 1:46 PM Pakistan acquits Christian woman facing death for blasphemy

ISLAMABAD—Pakistan’s top court on Wednesday acquitted a Christian woman who was sentenced to death on blasphemy charges in 2010, a landmark ruling that sparked protests by hard-line Islamists and raised fears of violence. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar announced the verdict to a packed courtroom and ordered Asia Bibi released. She has been held at an undisclosed 91

October 23, 2018 2:13 AM Game centre: Lowry, Leonard and perimeter D help Raptors stay perfect

It was just too easy for the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. That’s how they made it look anyhow in a 127-106 win over the Charlotte Hornets, the opener of a three-game homestand at Scotiabank Arena. They’re now a perfect 4-0 to start the season. Kawhi Leonard returned to the lineup after sitting out Saturday night’s game against Washington to rest and didn’t 49

October 16, 2018 11:37 PM Eight games every Raptors fan should circle on their calendar

Wednesday vs. Cleveland: The season opener will give fans a first glimpse at these new-look Raptors, plus the Cavaliers without LeBron James. Does the rivalry persist without the King on the court? This game could give us an answer. Friday vs. Boston: This could be a preview of next spring’s Eastern Conference final. It will be a good early test for Kawhi 102

October 11, 2018 12:44 PM Severe cyclone hits eastern India; 8 killed

GOPALPUR, INDIA — A severe cyclone damaged homes and blew down trees and power poles Thursday in eastern India, where eight people were killed and about 300,000 forced to move to higher ground. Cyclone Titli, or Butterfly, had winds blowing up to 150 kilometres per hour (95 mph) when it came onshore, the India Meteorological Department said. It spread 83

October 5, 2018 8:33 PM Saturday NHL preview: Ottawa Senators at Toronto Maple Leafs

Senators goalie Craig Anderson is one of several veterans being called upon to step it up this season. Anderson went 25-11-4 with a 2.28 goals-against average and .926 save percentage when the Senators went to the Eastern Conference final two seasons ago. Last season: 23-25-6, 3.22, .898 … Leafs centre Auston Matthews fired a pair of goals in Wednesday’s 79