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TORONTO - Air Canada is apologizing after a video apparently showing a baggage handler dropping luggage from roughly six metres off the ground hit social media. The video, taken by a passenger on...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:49
EDMONTON - Health officials in Edmonton are warning passengers who arrived in the city on a flight from Vancouver this month that they may have been exposed to measles. The warning further extends to...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:49
DETROIT - General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims,...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:49
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Fox has fired a veteran executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers. Darlene Tipton says she emailed a...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:48
PERTH-ANDOVER, N.B. - Some residents in this northwest New Brunswick village were advised on Saturday to stay away from their homes for at least one more night, even as water levels receded. Village...
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3B Carlos Santana hit his first home run of the season Friday, a two-run shot in the sixth inning. The homer snapped his 0-for-12 hitless streak. He had also been in a 1-for-30 slide prior to the...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:48
By Josh Reich LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea's title ambitions suffered a major blow with a shock 2-1 home defeat by bottom side Sunderland on Saturday, handing the initiative to Premier League leaders...
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OF Jarrod Dyson was placed on bereavement leave prior to Friday's game due to a death in his family. He is expected to rejoin the team in time for Monday's series opener at Cleveland. He was replaced...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:48
Novak Djokovic admitted he has no idea when he will play again after a right wrist injury contributed to his 7-5, 6-2 Monte Carlo Masters semi-final loss to Roger Federer on Saturday. World number...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:48
Germany edged closer to their first Fed Cup final for 22 years on Saturday while the Czech Republic, twice champions in the last three years, looked certain to join them. Germany, who last won the...
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Toulouse will have to wait until the last Top 14 game of the season in a fortnight to see whether or not they qualify for the play-offs after being held 19-19 by relegation-threatened Oyonnax on...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:48
Gunmen have kidnapped three workers including a Chinese and an Algerian from an oilfield in Sudan's West Kordofan province, the army said Saturday. "Armed men yesterday (Friday) attacked the Kanar...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:48
Portuguese league table after Saturday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Benfica 27 22 4 1 54 15 70 Sporting Lisbon 28 20 6 2 53 18 66 FC Porto...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:48
Divers have removed the first bodies from the South Korean ferry that capsized nearly four days ago with 476 people on board, the coastguard said Sunday. "Divers broke through the window of a...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:48
AFP
Zenit St Petersburg held on to their one-point lead at the top of the Russian Premier League with a 2-1 win away to Anzhi Makhachkala on Saturday. It was Zenit's fifth consecutive win under new...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:48
Spanish league table after Saturday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Atletico Madrid 34 27 4 3 74 22 85 Real Madrid 33 25 4 4 94 32 79 Barcelona...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:48
Scottish Football League tables after Saturday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Championship Hamilton 34 18 10 6 57 35 64...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:48
Japan broke ground Saturday on a coastal surveillance unit near a string of islands at the centre of a bitter territorial dispute with China, a report said. Radar equipment will be installed on...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:47
Western Stormers scored two tries with 14 men to defeat Golden Lions 18-3 at Newlands stadium in Cape Town Saturday and end a five-match Super 15 losing streak. Right-wing Damian de Allende and...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:47
Result of a Super 15 match at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town Saturday: Western Stormers (RSA) 18 Golden Lions (RSA) 3 H-t: 18-0 Scorers Stormers - Tries: Damian de Allende, Nizaam Carr. Conversion:...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:47
John Sutton grabbed a stoppage time equaliser as Motherwell held Celtic to a dramatic 3-3 draw in a thriller at Fir Park. The home side had raced into an early lead when Efe Ambrose misjudged the...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:47
Celtic League table after Saturday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, points for, points against, bonus points, total points): Leinster 20 15 1 4 517 319 12 74 Munster...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:47
Bayern Munich ended a run of three Bundesliga games without victory in Saturday's unimpressive 2-0 win at bottom club Eintracht Braunschweig, four days before their Champions League semi-final at...
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Sunderland condemned Chelsea to their first home Premier League defeat under Jose Mourinho with a stunning 2-1 victory on Saturday that took Liverpool a step closer to the title. Chelsea were bidding...
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Jose Mourinho suffered his first ever Premier League defeat at Stamford Bridge as Sunderland delivered a major blow to Chelsea's title hopes with a controversial 2-1 victory on Saturday. Fabio Borini...
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Violence in Iraq killed 29 people Saturday, most of them militants who died in a security forces assault that pushed them out of an area west of Baghdad, officials said. Anti-government fighters have...
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A day after Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika won a fourth term, many young people in the oil-rich nation wonder if the next generation will ever have a chance to rule. Results...
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A little-known jihadist group, Ajnad Misr, claimed responsibility Saturday for a string of bomb attacks targeting Egyptian security forces in Cairo, including one that killed a police officer....
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Colombia will pay special tribute to its late native son, the Nobel-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, with a solemn ceremony Tuesday. The memorial, led by President Juan Manuel Santos, will be...
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Barcelona, Spain, Apr 19 (EFE).- At least 34 of the more than 100 native ethnicities and indigenous communities living in Colombia are going through a "humanitarian crisis" and are threatened with...
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Celtic League results on Saturday: Connacht 23 Munster 32 Zebre 26 Edinburgh 13 Playing Sunday Cardiff Blues v Scarlets (1300GMT) Newport Gwent Dragons v Ospreys (1545GMT) Played Friday Glasgow 27...
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Italian league table after Saturday's ealy matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Juventus 34 29 3 2 72 22 90 Roma 33 24 7 2 68 19 79 Napoli 34 20...
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AFP
Fed Cup results this weekend: World Group semi-finals At Ostrava (hard - indoor) Czech Republic 2 Italy 0 Saturday Lucie Safarova (CZE) bt Sara Errani (ITA) 6-4, 6-1 Petra Kvitova (CZE) bt Camila...
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AFP
Vatican City, Apr 19 (EFE).- The papal almoner distributed Friday night 100 envelopes of money in the name of Pope Francis to beggars who spend the night in the cold and discomfort of the capital's...
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Sanaa, Apr 19 (EFE).- At least 10 suspected al-Qaeda combatants and three civilians died Saturday in a U.S. drone attack on south Yemen, the nation's Supreme Security Commission said. The bombing hit...
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho angrily mocked the match officials after suffering his first home defeat in the Premier League in a 2-1 loss to Sunderland on Saturday. Chelsea's defeat, which left them...
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Seoul, Apr 19 (EFE).- Hopes of finding survivors of the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol from among the 269 people still missing were fading fast Saturday, with little progress being made at...
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HALIFAX - Police in Halifax have charged a young man accused of making death threats against the father of Rehtaeh Parsons. Police won't disclose the name of the alleged victim or of the 19-year-old...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:17
CALGARY - The families of Calgary's mass murder victims came together Saturday to express their "tremendous grief and tragedy" and to ask for privacy to heal. Zackariah Rathwell, 21, Jordan Segura,...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:17
CALGARY - Text of the statement given Saturday by the families of the five Calgary mass-murder victims: "In this time of tremendous grief and tragedy, our five families have come together as one. We...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:17
ROME - Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:16
SANTA PAULA, Calif. - What was supposed to be a cheap bite at Del Taco turned out to be small fortune for some Southern California customers. About 150 people who ordered this week at the Mexican-...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:16
LIMA, Peru - The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:16
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too. Don't discount the family of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs....
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:16
By Mohamed Ghobari SANAA (Reuters) - An air strike killed 10 al Qaeda militants in central Yemen on Saturday after an intelligence report said they were planning attacks on civil and military targets...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:15
Nets 94, Raptors 87: Joe Johnson had 24 points and eight rebounds and Paul Pierce had nine of his 15 points in the closing moments as visiting Brooklyn took Game 1 of a best-of-seven first-round...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:15
By Alastair Macdonald and Aleksandar Vasovic KIEV/DONETSK (Reuters) - A mediator from Europe's OSCE security body headed to eastern Ukraine on Saturday seeking the surrender of pro-Russian...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:15
OF Brennan Boesch has returned to where he started his career for the second time. Boesch, who signed with the Los Angeles Angels as an offseason free agent, was brought up Wednesday to cover for an...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:14
BERLIN (Reuters) - Lacklustre Bayern Munich managed their first win in four league games, beating Eintracht Braunschweig 2-0 on Saturday, but coach Pep Guardiola sounded the alarm ahead of next week'...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:14
SS Jordy Mercer left Friday night's 5-3 loss to Milwaukee after the third inning with discomfort in his right ankle. He was injured in the top of the inning when Brewers C Martin Maldonado slid into...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:14
3B Scott Sizemore came through with a three-run double, one day after he made the final out of a triple play in his first MLB appearance as a first baseman. Sizemore made his Yankees debut on...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:14
OF Chris Colabello is on pace to break the Twins record for RBIs in April. Colabello has 19 through 16 games. The record is held by Kirby Puckett, who drove in 26 runs in 1994. He went 1-for-4 with...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:14
SANAA (Reuters) - An Uzbek doctor kidnapped in northern Yemen last week has been freed, a provincial official said on Saturday. The official told Reuters tribal mediators had succeeded in convincing...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:13
RHP Blake Treinen was sent to Triple-A Syracuse after he threw 60 pitches out of the bullpen in the 8-0 loss on Thursday to the Cardinals. In his first three big league games, he allowed just one...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:13
MONTE CARLO (Reuters) - Roger Federer beat an injured Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-2 to set up an all-Swiss Monte Carlo Masters final with Stanislas Wawrinka after the Australian Open champion ousted David...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:13
RF Yasiel Puig walked three times to tie a career best. Puig also accomplished that feat Aug. 7 in St. Louis. 1B Adrian Gonzalez extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a 10th-inning single....
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:13
CF A.J. Pollock had his fourth multi-hit game of the season on Friday. Pollock went 2-for-5 with a double. LHP Wade Miley tied his season high with eight strikeouts Friday night. Miley struck out...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:13
RHP Brandon Kintzler, who has been on the disabled list since April 9 with a strained right shoulder, threw in the bullpen before Friday night's game in Pittsburgh and said he felt good. Kintzler is...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:13
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria has shipped out or destroyed approximately 80 percent of its declared chemical weapons material, the head of the international team overseeing the disarmament process said on...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:13
C Hector Sanchez didn't make the most of getting a chance to start Friday when Buster Posey was given a day off. At the plate, Sanchez went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts and a double-play grounder on...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:13
MANAMA (Reuters) - Two people were killed in a car that blew up in a mainly Shi'ite village in Bahrain on Saturday, and the interior ministry said the initial investigation showed that a homemade...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:12
LHP Martin Perez tossed his first career complete-game shutout. Perez struck out eight and gave up just three hits as he baffled the White Sox. "I threw curve, change-up, slider, two-seamer in and...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:12
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced a leading figure of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed El-Beltagy, to one year in prison on Saturday for insulting the judiciary, the first sentence handed...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:12
C Mike Zunino, the Mariners' first-round pick in 2012, was back in his home state on Friday. The former University of Florida star was impressive, throwing out Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria on...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:12
LHP Mike Minor had his scheduled rehab start for Triple-A Gwinnett rained out Friday, when the game at Charlotte was postponed. It is not yet known if Minor will start one of the two games in...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:12
3B Cody Asche made his 11th start at the position this season. Jayson Nix has made three starts and Freddy Galvis two at third base. After going 1-for-3, Asche is hitting hitting .195 (8-for-41) with...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:11
1B Allen Craig got the start at first base as Matt Adams got the night off with LHP Gio Gonzalez on the mound for the Nationals. Craig had two hits to lift his average to .180. 1B Matt Adams got the...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:11
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A man who allegedly threatened to open fire in the building that houses the Los Angeles Times' headquarters was being held in custody for a mental evaluation, police...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:11
3B Nolan Arenado went 1-for-5 with a run-scoring single in the first that extended his hitting streak to nine games, one short of career-high set from Aug. 2-13, 2013. During his current streak,...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:11
RHP Bartolo Colon will look to bounce back from his worst start as a member of the Mets when he takes the mound Saturday night in the middle game of a three-game series at Citi Field. Colon gave up...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:11
OF Wil Myers broke out of an 0-for-14 slump with three hits, including a two-run single with the bases loaded in the eighth inning. Myers raised his season average to .228 and was pleased to get his...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:11
LF Alex Presley was scratched with flu-like symptoms, and L.J. Hoes took his place and went 1-for-4. Several Astros have been slowed with the flu of late. RHP Paul Clemens was a busy man Friday. He...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:11
RHP Jacob Turner (shoulder) threw a bullpen session on Friday and, if all goes well when he does it again on Sunday, he will get a minor league rehab start next week. RHP Nathan Eovaldi pitched six...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:11
(Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is weighing a proposal that would require brokers to tell investors exactly where their stock trades are executed, Bloomberg reported on...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:10
HAVANA (Reuters) - Leading outfielder Frederich Cepeda has become the first player from the Cuban baseball league to sign for a Japanese professional team since the communist government relaxed its...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:10
(Reuters) - Americans Jim Furyk and Ben Martin joined South Korean K.J. Choi in the lead when the second round of the $5.8 million RBC Heritage was completed on Saturday. Furyk and Martin, among half...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:10
(Reuters) - Comcast Corp <CMCSA.O> is in talks with Charter Communications <CHTR.O> over selling or spinning off roughly 3 million subscribers worth approximately $18 billion to $20...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:10
ROME (Reuters) - The wife and daughter of a Kazakh tycoon who is wanted in three countries for alleged fraud have been granted refugee status in Italy, their lawyer said on Friday. Lawyer Anton...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:09
By Allyn Fisher-Ilan JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A United Nations envoy accused Israel on Saturday of trying to block him and other diplomats from a pre-Easter "Holy Fire" ritual in the packed Jerusalem...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:09
BENGHAZI (Reuters) - Libyan voters went to the polls on Saturday to elect municipal council members in 15 cities, including Benghazi, the country's second city, which is seeking greater autonomy for...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:09
RHP Edwin Jackson (0-1, 6.19 ERA) makes his fourth start of the season Saturday and second at Wrigley Field. He has just one victory in his last 13 starts going back to July 2013. Despite the poor...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:09
2B Brandon Phillips was removed from Friday's game in the third inning because of back spasms and was replaced by Ramon Santiago. Phillips appeared to hurt his lower back on a swing while at bat in...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:09
Cardinals 4, Nationals 3: Lance Lynn drove in a run with his first career double and won for the fourth time in as many starts while Tony Cruz added a two-run single as visiting St. Louis bounced...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:09
(This story from April 18 corrects the number of counts the judge called "inconsistent" from four to two in 3rd, 16th and 17th paragraphs) By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rengan Rajaratnam, the...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:08
BEIJING (Reuters) - Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE> has agreed the basic concept and design of a budget car for emerging markets, a VW manager told Reuters, nearing the project's completion after a long...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:08
PARIS (Reuters) - France's oldest nuclear power plant, Fessenheim, was shut down on Saturday following an incident at the facility away from the reactor which did not pose any danger, operator EDF...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:08
1B Juan Francisco was selected from Triple-A Buffalo following Friday's game. Francisco was hitting .349 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 43 at bats at Buffalo.
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:08
C Rene Rivera has supplanted Nick Hundley as the Padres' No. 2 catcher. In Rivera's seven starts this season, the Padres are 6-1. Rivera's catcher's earned run average of 1.07 (seven earned runs in...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:08
CF Coco Crisp's error in the fifth inning snapped a 145-game errorless streak, fifth longest in Oakland franchise history for an outfielder. He made up for it with two hits, two RBIs, a walk and a...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:08
LHP Drew Smyly made his first start of the season Friday, officially marking his return to the rotation for the first time since 2012. Smyly pitched out of the bullpen last year and early this season...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:07
INF Manny Machado is expected to play his first extended spring training game on Saturday in his recovery from left knee surgery. Having his power back in the lineup would be a big boost for the...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:07
Collated Spanish league results on Saturday: Osasuna 1 (Riera 19) Valencia 1 (Jonas 82) Levante 0 Getafe 0 Real Sociedad 2 (Lanzarote 32-og, Vela 90+1) Espanyol 1 (Cordoba 23) Playing Sunday (GMT...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:07
AFP
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church led prayers in Moscow for the Russians of Ukraine on Saturday, condemning those who he said wanted to "destroy Holy Russia". "Ukraine is politically a foreign...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:07
A double by leading scorer Wilfried Bony gave Swansea an invaluable win in their battle against relegation on Saturday as they beat out of form Newcastle 2-1 for their first away win since November....
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:07
Duty Editor: Veronika Oleksyn Tel: +1 202 414 0541 What's happening in the Americas on Sunday: + SpaceX supply mission set to dock at ISS + Boston readies for marathon amid terror memories...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:07
Portuguese league results on Saturday: Maritimo Funchal 3 (Dias Marnho 17, Sérgio Romeu Marakis 19, Barbosa 90+7) Academica Coimbra 1 (Agra 54) Paços de Ferreira 0 Nacional 5 (Rodrigues 31, Rondon...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:07
AFP
Collated German league results on Saturday: Borussia Dortmund 4 (Kirch 6, Lewandowski 18, Piszczek 57, Reus 79-pen) Mainz 05 2 (Okazaki 14, 54) Werder Bremen 3 (Bargfrede 18, Garcia 78, Petersen 90+...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:07
AFP
Former England opener Marcus Trescothick has said he is willing to help Jonathan Trott in his struggle with a stress-related illness after a similar condition ended his international career. Trott,...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:07
English Premiership table after Saturday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, points for, points against, bonus points, total points): Saracens 19 17 0 2 535 284 8 76 Northampton 19 14 1 4...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:06
English Premiership results on Saturday: Bath 32 Worcester 20 Exeter 12 Sale 55 Wasps 38 Gloucester 30 Playing Sunday Newcastle v Saracens (1400GMT) Northampton v London Irish (1300GMT) Played...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:06