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CBC News will have special coverage of the public vigil for the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team, live from the Humboldt, Sask., arena beginning Sunday at 9 p.m. "In talking to him, he spoke at length of his time in rinks with his own family and now how much he enjoyed being able to take and watch other teams from minor, to senior to SJHL to their hockey games", the Kinistino Tigers wrote of Doersken, who drove their team to and from playoff games.
  • Juventus 0-3 Real Madrid | This is Ronaldo's crowning glory

    Juventus 0-3 Real Madrid | This is Ronaldo's crowning glory

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    Following his strike, Juventus fans stood up to give Ronaldo a warm ovation, and the Portugal worldwide has thanked the supporters for their reaction. There was even recognition from a giant of a different sport as three-time National Basketball Association champion James joined in the praise, telling Ronaldo in a post on Instagram: "that's not even fair".
  • Canada grieves after junior hockey team bus crash leaves 15 dead

    Canada grieves after junior hockey team bus crash leaves 15 dead

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    Garinger said the Broncos are a close-knit team from the small city of about 6,000 people 110 kilometres east of Saskatoon. Tragedy has struck this country as a bus carrying a junior hockey team in Saskatchewan collided with a transport truck killing fifteen people on board.
  • Jury Set, Evidence on Ex-DA Excluded in Cosby Trial

    Jury Set, Evidence on Ex-DA Excluded in Cosby Trial

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    The prospective juror is a black woman whose removal from consideration Wednesday led to a showdown over the jury's racial makeup. The current primary jury stands at seven men and five women. There may have been one inconsistency about the juror: The prospective juror described him as appearing to be in his mid-20s, but the man picked as the 11th juror appeared to reporters to be middle-aged.
  • Congress questions PM Narendra Modi's 'stoic silence' on Dalit concerns

    Congress questions PM Narendra Modi's 'stoic silence' on Dalit concerns

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    He also asked the PM to take steps towards reservation in the private sector - a demand earlier raised by Union Minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan. Singh's letter signals a growing discomfort among Dalit MPs of the BJP, disturbed with a series of events, that latest being a Supreme Court order that allegedly had whittled down safeguards guaranteed by the SC/ST atrocities act to the marginalised communities.
  • Syrian rebels 'agree to leave' Douma following chemical attack

    Syrian rebels 'agree to leave' Douma following chemical attack

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    The conquest of Douma would further strengthen Assad's political and ground position, as it recaptures the biggest rebel enclave near Damascus . "Douma city, April 7. The statement from the British government comes four days after retired Russian military general, Evgeny Buzhinsky told BBC Radio 4 that the now strained relationships between Great Britain, Russia and the United States has reached a juncture to where "the world is on the brink of the last war in the history of mankind".
  • WaPo: John Kelly's influence diminishing in White House

    WaPo: John Kelly's influence diminishing in White House

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    White House chief of staff John Kelly grew so frustrated on the day Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin was sacked that both Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Defense Secretary James Mattis attempted to calm him down, The Washington Post reported Saturday, in a story based on interviews with more than a dozen administration officials and confidants and advisers to the President.
  • Florida Man Wanted for Murder Arrested in Iowa After High-Speed Chase

    Florida Man Wanted for Murder Arrested in Iowa After High-Speed Chase

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    Courtney Dennis. Officers tried to pull over a vehicle about 3 p.m. Saturday near Fresno and Houston avenues, but the driver drove away, according to Stockton police. Police say he was wanted on multiple charges from previous incidents in Harrison County, including one felony shoplifting charge and several misdemeanor shoplifting charges in Biloxi.
  • Dybala hat-trick stretches Juventus lead

    Dybala hat-trick stretches Juventus lead

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    Juventus , chasing a seventh-successive title, have 81 points and moved seven points clear of second-placed Napoli who host Chievo on Sunday. Le Streghe twice fought back to equalise after Dybala's curler into the far top corner and a penalty awarded via VAR, as Cheick Diabate bagged a brace himself.
  • Ernesto Valverde: Matching La Liga 'very difficult' for Barcelona

    Ernesto Valverde: Matching La Liga 'very difficult' for Barcelona

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    The Argentinian stepped up and curled the ball over the ball and into the bottom corner from 25 yards out to score his 27th league goal of the season. Philippe Coutinho then brought a smart save from Ivan Cuellar four minutes later, before Luis Suarez was denied by an incredible stop from the Leganes goalkeeper in the period of pressure that followed.
  • Trump defends tariffs amid jittery markets

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    In an appearance before the Economic Club of Chicago, Powell says the issue was discussed at the Fed's March meeting. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC that the US and China are "not actually not in a trade war" but may be in the beginning of one.
  • President Trump's war on farmers

    President Trump's war on farmers

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    The U.S. tariffs target the high-end technology products made in China . US trade officials bent over backwards to avoid hitting Chinese imports that would harm American consumers. According to a report this week by WUNC, North Carolina exported about $100 million in pork products to China previous year. But the effect would likely be to strengthen the yuan against the dollar, weakening the relative desirability of its exports , analysts said.
  • YouTube shooting killer angered by video restrictions

    YouTube shooting killer angered by video restrictions

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    Police found her early Tuesday morning asleep in a parking lot in Mountain View, Calif., just a few hours before the shooting. Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives searched two Southern California homes where Aghdam had lived.
  • Israeli Defense Chief Defends Killing of Palestinian Journalist

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    The Israeli military accused the "approximately 10,000 Palestinians" who attended of "rioting in five locations along the border with the Gaza Strip". But Palestinians say unarmed protesters were shot while posing no threat. The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is following the protests in Gaza "with concern" and is urging all parties to exercise maximum restraint and avoid confrontation.
  • Bollywood star Salman Khan convicted, gets 5 years for poaching rare deer

    Bollywood star Salman Khan convicted, gets 5 years for poaching rare deer

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    Other actors who were with Khan at the time, Neelam, Saif Ali Khan , Sonali Bendre and Tabu , were acquitted on the benefit of doubt. Now the legal consular of Salman Khan, Mr. Salman and the others were accused of hunting and killing two blackbucks in 1998 in Rajasthan's Kankani where they were shooting for film Hum Saath Saath Hain .
  • Fifteen Junior Hockey Players Killed in Bus Crash

    Fifteen Junior Hockey Players Killed in Bus Crash

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    The crash occured around 5 p.m. on Friday, the hockey team was on their way to the town of Nipawin for a playoff game. "I can not imagine what these parents are going through, and my heart goes out to everyone affected by this awful tragedy, in the Humboldt community and beyond", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrote on Twitter late Friday.
  • Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (LW) Increases to $62.31

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    U.S. equity futures tumbled in Asian trading after President Donald Trump ordered the U.S. Trade Representative to consider an additional $100.00 billion in tariffs on Chinese products. Price-earnings ratio, also known as P/E ratio, is a tool that is used by shareholders to help decide whether they should buy a stock. The price-to-sales ratio is a symbol of the value placed on each dollar of a company's sales or taxes.
  • Trump Vows China `Will Take Down Its Trade Barriers'

    Trump Vows China `Will Take Down Its Trade Barriers'

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    U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping meet business leaders at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. The US president listed 1,333 Chinese products as the potential targets of his own 25 per cent tariffs on steel and aluminium. The Trump administration also is pushing for a crackdown on what it says is China's theft of US intellectual property.
  • Hungary's future at stake in general elections: Orban

    Hungary's future at stake in general elections: Orban

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    On Friday, at his closing campaign rally, Orban vowed to protect his nation from Muslim migrants. Since the by-election, civil society groups have urged nationwide tactical voting on Sunday to foil Fidesz in electoral districts but the opposition parties have failed to present a united front.
  • Israel commits 28 violations against journalists in March

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    Israel argues that Hamas could have ended the suffering of Gaza's two million people by disarming and renouncing violence. "The Israeli authorities have told have notified us they will prevent the entry of four truckloads of rubber tires to Gaza traders tomorrow through the crossing", Gaza border official Raed Fattouh said.
  • Killed After Junior Hockey Team's Bus Crashes In Canada

    Killed After Junior Hockey Team's Bus Crashes In Canada

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    A bus carrying a Canadian junior hockey team crashed in the western province of Saskatchewan on the way to a game Friday, killing 15 people. Tyler Bieber, a play-by-play radio announcer for the Humboldt Broncos hockey team , was killed in Friday's bus crash in Saskatchewan.
  • Syria poison gas attack kills at least 40, activists and medics say

    Syria poison gas attack kills at least 40, activists and medics say

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    Activists and medics in Syria believe that poison gas was used on civilians amid a resumed offensive by the country's government after a truce collapsed. The United States strongly condemned an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria's Eastern Ghouta late Saturday, saying if proved Russian Federation would bear some responsibility due to its "unwavering support" for the regime.
  • Dozens reported dead in 'chemical attack' in Syria as U.S. blames Russian Federation

    Dozens reported dead in 'chemical attack' in Syria as U.S. blames Russian Federation

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    The Britain-based Observatory said "regime aircraft have resumed bombardment of Douma" after a brief lull overnight, adding that the strikes were aimed at piling pressure on Jaish al-Islam. SAMS operates 139 medical facilities in Syria where it supports 1,880 medical personnel, according to its website. "We are contacting the United Nations and the USA government and the European governments", he said by telephone.
  • Palestinians protest along Israel-Gaza border

    Palestinians protest along Israel-Gaza border

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    The protesters gathered Saturday outside of British prime minister's residence on Downing Street and also voiced their anger at UK's silence versus the abuses being inflicted on Palestinians by the Israeli forces as the country's Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn slammed Western inaction over the regime's killing of over 30 Palestinians during anti-occupation protests in the besieged Gaza Strip.
  • United Kingdom to resettle poisoned Russian spy in the US

    United Kingdom to resettle poisoned Russian spy in the US

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    Pressed on the tweets, Yakovenko said Thursday that "We are using in this situation a sense of human humor because some statements are really not friendly". Pierce told delegates that Russia's request to visit Yulia Skripal had been passed on and "we await her response". Russia's top diplomat has dismissed the recent expulsions of Russian diplomats as a mockery of global law.
  • Suspected chemical attack in Syria's Ghouta kills dozens

    Suspected chemical attack in Syria's Ghouta kills dozens

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    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had information that the suspension of the evacuation process in Douma comes amid ongoing negotiations between the Islam Army and the Russian side. Syrian government forces and rebels intensified their attacks on Damascus and its outskirts on Saturday as the government pressed on with a military offensive to retake the last opposition pocket near the capital.
  • Israeli army kills 7 Palestinian protesters along Israel-Gaza border

    Israeli army kills 7 Palestinian protesters along Israel-Gaza border

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    The Israeli military said it had thwarted numerous "terror attack" attempts and efforts by Palestinians to breach the border fence under the cover of smoke into Israel from Gaza on Friday. Whoever flies a drone over IDF soldiers should know he is endangering himself. "We won't take any risks". At least six journalists were shot and wounded, according to a statement from the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate .
  • Russian Federation says it will respond firmly to new U.S. sanctions

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    Washington's move against the Russian business houses and individuals would mean that their assets will be frozen in the U.S., while Americans will be blocked from doing business with them. The state-owned Russian weapons trading company, Rosoboronexport and Russian Financial Corporation Bank were also targeted under new sanctions. He is also said to be involved in intimidation of business rivals, illegal wiretapping, money laundering, extortion, and racketeering.
  • Modi 'flood' fear unites snakes, cats, dogs: Shah

    Modi 'flood' fear unites snakes, cats, dogs: Shah

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    The Congress and several other opposition parties on Saturday slammed BJP chief Amit Shah for dragging political discourse to a "new low" after his remarks equating parties trying to join hands against the BJP to "snakes, "mongoose, 'dogs" and 'cats".
  • Journalist killed by Israeli forces while covering protests

    Journalist killed by Israeli forces while covering protests

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    The European Union on Saturday said the deaths of Palestinian protesters in violence along the Gaza border a day earlier "raise serious questions about proportionate use of force" by Israel . Friday's march was the second in what Gaza's Hamas rulers said would be several weeks of protests against a decade-old border blockade of the territory.
  • Faceblock campaign urges users to boycott Facebook for a day

    Faceblock campaign urges users to boycott Facebook for a day

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    Some users have said they are considering deleting their Facebook account completely, but Ullman said this was not feasible for everyone and that many still liked using Facebook and its other platforms. Meanwhile Facebook will be accelerating the deprecation of Instagram API Platform, disabling all remaining capabilities to read public media on a user's behalf and reading a user's own profile info and media.
  • Trump Wants New Tariffs On $100 Billion In Chinese Goods

    Trump Wants New Tariffs On $100 Billion In Chinese Goods

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    The muted drop follows a roller-coaster week for investors thanks to the tit-for-tat tariffs exchanged between Beijing and Washington . But he says the current standoff is not the beginning of a trade war , and that he's "cautiously optimistic that we'll be able to work this out".
  • Zimbabwe: President Winds Down China Trip

    Zimbabwe: President Winds Down China Trip

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    China's foreign ministry said a trip to Beijing by Zimbabwe's military chief one week before the army seized power in Zimbabwe was a "normal military exchange" amid speculation at the time he had come to brief on plans to seize power. Trade between China and African countries reached $85.3 billion in the first half of 2017, according to Chinese state media. China had considered Mugabe a "good friend" in a relationship dating back to its support for Zimbabwe's independence war, but pointedly ...
  • Pentagon rejects U.S. plan to leave Syria as 'rumors'

    Pentagon rejects U.S. plan to leave Syria as 'rumors'

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    On April 3, Trump also signaled that countries that wanted the United States to remain in Syria would have to pay for that presence, singling out Saudi Arabia. With ISIS at bay, US efforts among the 2,000 troops in northern and eastern Syria have concentrated on various missions to stabilize areas that were previously under militant control.
  • Facebook brings political ads under more scrutiny

    Facebook brings political ads under more scrutiny

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    Some have attempted to blame Facebook's users, claiming they knowingly used the platform and willfully handed over their personal data. It was reported on Thursday evening that Mark Zuckerberg and the other top Facebook executives could delete old messages on Messenger, a feature not available to anyone else.
  • Hafiz Saeed to continue social work, will not harass him

    Hafiz Saeed to continue social work, will not harass him

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    Its order to stop Saeed's harassment came on Tuesday, the same day that the U.S. sanctioned the terrorist's political outfit, the Milli Muslim League. Separately, Saeed had challenged the presidential ordinance under which his group has been banned for being on the watch-list of the United Nations in the Islamabad High Court .
  • Loveland-area weather: Mostly sunny; high near 66

    Loveland-area weather: Mostly sunny; high near 66

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    Light snow is possible by late-morning near HWY 65, spreading east through early afternoon. There's a potential for more snow Friday , April 13. Expect scattered snow overnight into early Saturday . The 8-14 day outlook suggests that there's a good chance we'll be back to below average temperatures by the third week of April. "When you join me Saturday night, we're going to be looking at 30s and 40s", Maze said.
  • Pakistani PM expresses support for Afghan-led peace process

    Pakistani PM expresses support for Afghan-led peace process

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    Also on Thursday, Javid Faisal, deputy spokesman for Afghanistan's chief executive, Abdullah Abdullah, said that Pakistan's support was critical to talks with the Taliban and that Abbasi's visit would help improve the troubled Afghan-Pakistan relations.