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In the news today, Feb. 22

30 minutes ago   |   National Post

Four stories in the news for Friday, Feb. 22 -- REPORT WON'T SETTLE TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE BATTLE An environmental group says it expects the National Energy Board to again...
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Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US ambassador to Canada

4 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is...
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Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US ambassador to Canada

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
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Nutrien CEO has no plans to move to Saskatchewan, but says other executives will

5 hours ago   |   National Post

SASKATOON - Nutrien CEO Chuck Magro won't be moving to Saskatoon but other executives will be. Magro says the company formed just over a year ago in the merger of Potash...
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B.C. committee approves misconduct probe of top legislature officials

7 hours ago   |   National Post

VICTORIA - Two suspended officials at British Columbia's legislature now face an independent misconduct review as well as an ongoing RCMP investigation. Members of the...
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‘These Folks Can Literally Not Afford Their Lives': Keith Ellison Goes After Drug Manufacturers

‘These Folks Can Literally Not Afford Their Lives': Keith Ellison Goes After Drug Manufacturers

8 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison wants to lower the price of prescription drugs, and he is hoping a new citizens task force will help make that...
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Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick adamant no undue pressure exerted on Wilson-Raybould

Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick adamant no undue pressure exerted on Wilson-Raybould

8 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - In extraordinary testimony to the House of Commons justice committee, Canada's top public servant has revealed details of his meetings with former Minister of Justice...
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Andrew Coyne: We now know Wilson-Raybould was pressured. They just didn't call it that

9 hours ago   |   National Post

First she was not directed. Then she was not pressured. Now, courtesy of the clerk of the privy council, we learn she was not “inappropriately” pressured. The progression is...
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‘Of course you know why I'm writing': War letter from 1917 a tale of friendship and sacrifice

‘Of course you know why I'm writing': War letter from 1917 a tale of friendship and sacrifice

10 hours ago   |   National Post

In early May 1917, Earl Sorel, a young teamster from Manitoba, was laid up in a British hospital a short ferry ride across the River Mersey from Liverpool when he got his hands...
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US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

11 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   4 articles

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is...
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New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

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Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse coaching legend Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man with his car on Wednesday around midnight, according to a Syracuse.com report. A man in his 30s got out of his car... Read more ...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery prize

A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a lottery jackpot worth tens of millions of dollars. Read more ...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to Lakers: 'For sure it's personal'

James Harden and Chris Paul fouled out as Houston fell apart late in Los Angeles. Afterward, both Houston stars had harsh words for one of the game officials. Read more ...

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James scored 29 points, Brandon Ingram added 27 and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit midway through the third quarter to defeat the... Read more ...

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

SPOKANE, Wash. - Rui Hachimura scored 23 points and No. 2 Gonzaga beat Pepperdine 92-64 on Thursday night, keeping the door open to a possible No. 1 ranking next week. Read more ...

McDavid scores in overtime, Oilers top Islanders 4-3

McDavid scores in overtime, Oilers top Islanders 4-3

EDMONTON, Alberta - The Edmonton Oilers finally feel as though they got the result they deserved from the work they've put in. Read more ...