Archive for 2017

Dionne quintuplet sisters dedicate birthday wish to secure funding for birthplace

May 26, 2017

SAINT-BRUNO-DE-MONTARVILLE, QUE.—Cecile and Annette Dionne have just two items on their wish list as they get set to celebrate their 83rd birthday Sunday. The surviving Dionne quintuplets would like various levels of government to ensure their soon-to-be-relocated birthplace in North Bay, Ont., has a consistent source of funding once it is moved. And in...
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‘Identity theft’: Net neutrality group demands FCC action over ‘fraudulent’ comments

May 26, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of comments sent to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in favor of reversing Obama-era regulations used stolen identities and in some cases even dead people, a group that favors “net neutrality” rules said in a letter. Over 450,000 of the comments on the FCC’s plans to reverse the 2015 decision to...
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Every team needs a Judge’s Chambers section, and here are some suggestions

May 26, 2017

Fans chosen at random will fill Yankee Stadium’s new Judge’s Chambers section — a nod to slugger Aaron Judge — and can outfit themselves with judicial robes and foam gavels.  7:44 AM ET You might have seen that the New York Yankees have opened up a section in right field in honor of slugging...
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Kunitz breaks Senators’ hearts in double OT, Penguins win magnificent Game 7: Arthur

May 26, 2017

PITTSBURGH—It’s the same every time, the end: Men sitting in place, staring into space, spent. The Ottawa Senators stumbled a little toward the end of the regular season; they were not favoured in the first round, or the second, or the third. Against the Pittsburgh Penguins they fell behind 1-0 in Game 7, and...
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The National might replace Peter Mansbridge with multiple hosts

May 25, 2017

As Peter Mansbridge prepares to bid farewell to The National, the CBC’s flagship news program is looking to possibly enlist multiple hosts for the anchor desk. “We want it to be a show around active journalists,” Jennifer McGuire, general manager and editor-in-chief of CBC News, said in an interview. “We want the hosts of...
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