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Pope Francis visits Philadelphia, extols American founding ideals

Posted on: September 29th, 2019 by
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Pope Francis arrived in Philadelphia for the last leg of his U.S. trip. Philadelphia is hosting the world meeting of families which initially brought the Pope to the U.S. Edward Lawrence reports.

PHILADELPHIA – Standing at the birthplace of the United States, Pope Francis extolled America’s founding ideals of liberty and equality Saturday while warning that religious freedom is under threat Continue reading the story "Pope Francis visits Philadelphia, extols American founding ideals"

Concessions from Europe’s leaders as migrant numbers grow

Posted on: September 29th, 2019 by
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ZAGREB, Croatia – Conciliation replaced confrontation among European nations which have clashed over their response to a wave of migration, but confusion faced many asylum-seekers streaming into Croatia on Saturday in hopes of chasing a new future in Western Europe.

Thousands were stranded at the border in the Croatian village of Strosinci, where Croatian authorities said they had been dropped by Continue reading the story "Concessions from Europe’s leaders as migrant numbers grow"

Panel slammed anti-communism monument design

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OTTAWA – A federal advisory panel lambasted an early, sombre design for a national memorial to the victims of communism as potentially “detrimental to the dignity” of nearby Parliament Hill, newly released documents show.

The National Capital Commission’s advisory committee on planning, design and realty also had concerns last year about the project’s price tag, “negative symbolism” and structural safety, particularly Continue reading the story "Panel slammed anti-communism monument design"

TransLink announces they’re scaling back work on Pattullo Bridge

Posted on: September 29th, 2019 by
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The good news for drivers? The aging Pattullo Bridge won’t be shut down on nights and weekends for 18 months, as originally expected.

The bad news? There’s still no consensus on what the long-term solution is.

“Right now, we can’t find a technical solution, a viable solution, to extend the life of the bridge by spending a lot of money and repairing the Continue reading the story "TransLink announces they’re scaling back work on Pattullo Bridge"

Homeless shelter opens in Maple Ridge, but debate continues

Posted on: September 29th, 2019 by
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It’s close to one of the main arteries in Maple Ridge, and for months the Cliff Drive homeless camp has been a main topic of concern in the community.

At one point this summer, over 65 people were living the makeshift camp, and one person died of an overdose.

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Correction: International Court-Mali story

Posted on: August 30th, 2019 by
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THE HAGUE, Netherlands – In a Sept. 26 story about a suspect in the destruction of mausoleums in Timbuktu being sent to the International Criminal Court, The Associated Press reported erroneously the last name of the court’s prosecutor. The correct name is Fatou Bensouda, not Fatou Nesouda.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Suspect in destruction of Timbuktu mausoleums sent Continue reading the story "Correction: International Court-Mali story"

Driver who killed newlywed on LA beach boardwalk gets 42 years to life

Posted on: August 30th, 2019 by
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LOS ANGELES – The horror still haunts them today. A revving engine and the sight of a car bearing down. There was little time to get to safety and almost nowhere to run among the throngs on the Venice Beach Boardwalk that summer afternoon.

“I ran to save my life,” Joanna Botton wrote in a letter to the court from her Continue reading the story "Driver who killed newlywed on LA beach boardwalk gets 42 years to life"

Special-teams play sinks sloppy Maple Leafs in 6-4 loss to Sabres

Posted on: August 30th, 2019 by
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TORONTO – A lack of discipline and special-teams struggles cost the Toronto Maple Leafs in pre-season action against the Buffalo Sabres.

The Leafs gave up three power-play goals and one short-handed in a 6-4 loss to the Sabres on Friday night at Air Canada Centre.

Buffalo scored on three of its four power plays after not scoring three power-play goals in any Continue reading the story "Special-teams play sinks sloppy Maple Leafs in 6-4 loss to Sabres"

Oklahoma man uses backward half-court shot talent to raise kidney donation awareness

Posted on: August 30th, 2019 by
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An Oklahoma man is using his talent of making shots while standing backwards at half-court to raise awareness for kidney donation.

It’s called #Quinning4Kidneys, and for 30 days the man behind the awareness campaign, Clay Quinn, hopes to raise enough money and support for the cause that hits close to home.

Quinn’s dad has type one diabetes.

“We’ve know for a long time that Continue reading the story "Oklahoma man uses backward half-court shot talent to raise kidney donation awareness"

Blue Jays clinch first post-season berth since 1993 amid confusion

Posted on: August 30th, 2019 by
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TORONTO – The Toronto Blue Jays have clinched a post-season berth, but it may be the most confusing entry ever.

The Blue Jays and presumably most of their fans went to bed Friday night thinking there was one more hurdle to cross before ending a 22-year playoff drought.

READ MORE: MLB commissioner wants to see Blue Jays in World Series

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