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The prestigious Nobel Peace Prize will be handed out Friday with plenty of speculation about possible winners but no hints from the Nobel committee, which doesn't reveal the names of candidates or nominations for 50 years.
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Toronto hosts Columbus after overtime victory
Columbus Blue Jackets (3-3-2, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (5-3-1, third in the Atlantic Division)
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Ottawa takes on Dallas on 3-game slide
Ottawa Senators (1-5-1, eighth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Dallas Stars (2-7-1, sixth in the Central Division)
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Vancouver Fall Home Show Offer
The first 100 Vancouver Sun Subscribers may receive free tickets. Limit one (1) per household. Offer closes on October 20 or when tickets are all claimed. Click for details.
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Move away from episiotomies in childbirth is hurting some women, says UBC-led study
A 'reconsideration of the trend away from episiotomies is necessary for some cases, researcher says.
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TransLink report shows 'steady and consistent' decline in bus speeds
A reliability report shows that 80 per cent of bus routes in Metro Vancouver are slower today than they were five years ago.
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U.S. takes step to require asylum-seekers' DNA
The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice Department official said.
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October 21, 2019
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Study finds episiotomies reduce severe tearing risks in assisted births
Episiotomies during childbirth have declined in Canada, but a new report says the surgical cuts could reduce the chance of a mother being severely injured when forceps or a vacuum are involved.
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NWS confirms a tornado touched down in Dallas
The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Dallas on Sunday night, causing structural damage and knocking out electricity to thousands.
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WHL Roundup: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Mark Kastelic and Riley Stotts each scored twice as the Calgary Hitmen rallied from a three-goal deficit to defeat the Medicine Hat Tigers 6-3 on Sunday in the Western Hockey League.
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Backlund propels Flames to 2-1 victory over Ducks
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Mikael Backlund scored with 11:03 left, Cam Talbot made 29 saves and the Calgary Flames rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night.
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Polling suggests Liberals, Conservatives in a deadlock
In the final round of polling before the 2019 federal election, Nanos Research suggests popular support for Liberals and Conservatives remains a coin toss.
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San Fran’s D leads team to best start since 1990
A perfect 6-0 record to start a year is something to get excited about, and not even an afternoon in a driving rainstorm that turned the FedEx field in Washington into a mud pit was going to keep the Niners from doing exactly that. So as the final whistle sounded it prompted a handful of […]
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U.S. defense chief Mark Esper visits Afghanistan for firsthand look at war
The U.S. has about 14,000 American troops in Afghanistan as part of the American-led coalition.
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Jets jump past Edmonton Oilers in a shootout
The Oilers are now 7-1-1 on the season.
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Saints and Ravens thrive as road underdogs in Sunday upsets
It was a big day for the road warriors, in particular for a couple of underdogs who pulled off upset away wins in late Sunday games. Both the Saints and Ravens were runaway winners in two of the tougher road venues in the NFL. First to the Saints, who continue to thrive under Teddy Bridgewater’s […]
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An athletic life vs. that time of month? New research helps female athletes compete
There’s a good deal of urban myth and old wives’ tales that surround a woman’s menstrual cycle, and this extends into the athletic arena.
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Parents furious over social media posts suggesting absent teacher on campaign trail
Frustration mounts at east-end Toronto school as social media posts suggest French immersion teacher on medical leave campaigning in Montreal for NDP after failing to win nomination for party.
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Rosie DiManno: Denis Shapovalov has a ball in Stockholm, a reward for his first ATP title
Richmond Hill star doesn’t drop a set in Sweden and will move up the rakings again.
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Raptors game-changer Pascal Siakam is fluent in hoops and eager to fill Kawhi’s shoes
The NBA’s most improved player will carry even more of the load for the NBA champions this season, along with the pressure of living up to a $130-million contract extension. Siakam seems up to the challenge.
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In the Habs Room: Penalty-killing problems continue in loss to Wild
"We got to start taking less penalties there in the offensive zone," coach Claude Julien says after 4-3 loss to Wild in Minnesota.
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Rosie DiManno: A rare episode of Celebrity Coaches will be streaming from the Leafs-Blue Jackets game
They have different styles — the Tortorella temper vs. the Babcock glare — but they’re among a diminishing breed of recognizable bench bosses.
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Calgary store locked down while police dealt with gun complaint
Police said they went to the Wholesale Club on Sunday, adding that the store was locked down as they dealt with the threat.
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Woman targeted by Ontario NDP candidate’s 2012 tweet says he shouldn’t be running
"I don't even know how to even articulate how disgusting it is," she said.
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Mud, Washington Redskins can’t stop San Francisco 49ers
The Niners won 9-0 to improve to 6-0 for the third time in the history of the NFL franchise.
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Without riot insurance, Hong Kong firms face costs of protest damage
Coverage for civil unrest, particularly for small and mid-sized firms, is uncommon, industry insiders said.
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Federal leaders converge on Vancouver as election campaign draws to a close
Polls show a very tight race between the Conservatives and Liberals across the country, which means winning those urban votes on the West Coast could be key to forming government, says political scientist.
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Teenager rushed to hospital in critical condition following Brampton stabbing
Peel police said they received the call shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday after a 15-year-old was stabbed near Chinguacousy Road and Williams Parkway.
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Buffalo Bills defence keys turnaround against Miami Dolphins
Tre’Davious White’s diving interception sparked a second-half comeback in the Bills’ 31-21 NFL win.
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Private-jet deliveries surge just as global economy cools off
Private jets that can fly faster and go longer distances are causing a surge in new corporate-jet deliveries from General Dynamic Corp.’s Gulfstream unit, Bombardier Inc. and Textron Inc.’s Cessna.
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The Mitch Marner-Auston Matthews union will continue against the Blue Jackets
The Leafs’ two young stars would like the opportunity to play on the same line more often.
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