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Egypt says fighting in central Sinai leaves 10 soldiers dead

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 3:40am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 4:00am

CAIRO — The Egyptian army says it has lost 10 soldiers in fighting with Islamic extremists in central Sinai, following a raid launched against militants.

The army said...

Taliban take key Afghan district in south; 9 killed in north

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 3:12am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:30am

KABUL — The Taliban captured a key district in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Thursday while in the country's north, an officer turned his rifle on sleeping...

European shares fall, Asia gains as US healthcare vote looms

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 3:03am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:30am

TOKYO — Global shares were mixed Thursday, as European benchmarks edged lower after a day of gains in Asia. Investors are awaiting a vote in the U.S. Congress on health care...

GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 2:55am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:30am

WASHINGTON — The GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor...

Five stories in the news today, March 23

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 2:15am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:45am

Five stories in the news for Thursday, March 23:

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BUDGET 2017: ALCOHOL, TOBACCO TAXES RISING

Starting today, Canadians will be paying more for alcohol...

Supreme Court of Canada to rule on bail issue in Oland murder case

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 2:05am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:30am

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is expected to rule today on whether New Brunswick's Court of Appeal was wrong in denying bail to Dennis Oland while he was awaiting an...

US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 12:37am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:45am

LOS ANGELES — The eagle has landed on top.

The United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries on Wednesday night behind six...

Ducks drub Oilers 4-3, ending goalie Talbot's night early

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 12:20am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 12:45am

ANAHEIM, Calif. — If the Anaheim Ducks and Edmonton Oilers were looking to send a message to one another ahead of a possible matchup in the playoffs, it didn't take.

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California may face 'significant risk' from dam

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 12:16am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:15am

SAN FRANCISCO — California is not just fighting nature as it attempts to repair the nation's tallest dam, badly damaged last month by surging storm waters. It's also racing the...

Wednesday's Games

By The Canadian Press March 22, 2017 - 11:17pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 11:45pm

Wednesday's Games

NHL

Toronto 5 Columbus 2

N.Y. Islanders 3 N.Y. Rangers 2

Anaheim 4 Edmonton at 3

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AHL

Lehigh Valley 3 St....

5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament

By The Canadian Press March 22, 2017 - 11:06pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 11:30pm

LONDON — A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before...

Canada's Rachel Homan beats Italy, remains undefeated at world championship

By The Canadian Press March 22, 2017 - 10:21pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 10:45pm

BEIJING — Canada's Rachel Homan ran her win streak to double digits at the 2017 world women's curling championship on Thursday, defeating Italy's Diana Gaspari 8-5.

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