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China swings back at golf, shutting down 111 courses

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 7:07am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 7:45am

BEIJING — China has launched a renewed crackdown on golf, closing 111 courses in an effort to conserve water and land, and telling members of the ruling Communist Party to stay...

Three stories in the news today, Jan. 23

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 3:15am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 3:45am

Three stories in the news for Monday, Jan. 23

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TRUDEAU CABINET TO MEET WITH KEY MEMBER OF TEAM TRUMP:

The new man in the White House will be top of mind...

Toews' late goal leads Blackhawks past Canucks

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 10:47pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 11:15pm

CHICAGO — Jonathan Toews' offensive numbers have been subpar this season, but the Chicago Blackhawks' captain came through with a huge performance Sunday night.

Toews...

Sunday's Games

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 10:09pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 10:30pm

Sunday's Games

NFL Playoffs

NFC Championship

Atlanta 44 Green Bay 21

AFC Championship

New England 36 Pittsburgh 17

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NHL...

Current, former major leaguers die in Dominican crashes

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 9:56pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 10:15pm

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte died in separate traffic accidents early Sunday in their...

Super Falcons: Atlanta routs Packers 44-21 for NFC title

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 9:10pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 9:30pm

ATLANTA — Matt Ryan tumbled into the end zone, slammed the ball to the turf with a thunderous spike, and let out a scream that showed just how much he wanted this game.

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McCarville, Mallett, MacPhee join Canadian women's curling championship field

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 9:08pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 9:30pm

Northern Ontario's Krista McCarville, Prince Edward Island's Robyn MacPhee and B.C.'s Marla Mallett have won their way into the Canadian women's curling championship field....

The Latest: Patriots will face Falcons in Super Bowl

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 8:56pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 9:15pm

The Latest on the NFL conference championship games (all times Eastern):

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9:55 p.m.

A season that began with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension...

Canada's Adam Hadwin finishes second at CareerBuilder, one day after 59

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 8:51pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 9:15pm

LA QUINTA, Calif. — A day after making a mess of the 16th and 17th holes on PGA West's Stadium Course, Hudson Swafford birdied them Sunday to take control in the fittingly...

Cam Atkinson scores twice, including winner, as Blue Jackets beat Senators 7-6

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 7:42pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 8:15pm

OTTAWA — Cam Atkinson made the right read, and it paid off with the winning goal.

Atkinson's second goal of the game at 1:09 of overtime gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a...

Norovirus may have left more than 200 college students sick

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 7:21pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 7:45pm

Toronto Public Health says norovirus may be the cause of an outbreak that has affected more than 200 students at a city college, but the agency is waiting for laboratory...

NewsAlert: Atlanta beats Green Bay for NFC Championship and spot in Super Bowl

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 5:32pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 6:00pm

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Falcons are heading to the Super Bowl.

Atlanta beat the Green Bay Packers 44-21 on Sunday in the NFC championship.

The Falcons will play...

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