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The Cowboys scored 19 consecutive points in a 32-24 win.
MONCTON, N.B. — Faced with long lineups and heavy demand, health officials in New Brunswick were forced to cut short the distribution of free COVID-19 rapid-test kits at three locations on Saturday. The province announced Thursday that the kits would be handed out in Moncton, Perth Andover and Grand Falls — areas that have been subjected to strict health-protection measures since Oct. 9 because of a surge in infections and hospitalizations. The distribution program was supposed to take place bet
It follows calls from a Labour peer for all major parties to leave the seat to the Conservatives following Sir David Amess’ murder.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker has announced his retirement. Baker, 68, had served in the role of president and executive director since January 2014. Jim Porter, 57, the Hall’s chief marketing and communications officer since April 2020, has been named president and will oversee all daily business operations. Baker will continue to represent the Hall of Fame at Ring of Excellence ceremonies honoring members of the 2020 and 2021 classes at NFL stadiums for th
TORONTO — Alex Bishop is set to live out his dream. The Maple Leafs have their fingers crossed the University of Toronto goalie doesn't move from the end of the bench. Bishop will dress as backup to starter Jack Campbell on Saturday night against the Ottawa Senators. Petr Mrazek is sidelined because of a groin injury, and the team is facing a salary cap squeeze as a result. The situation is compounded by defenceman Justin Holl being unavailable to play due to illness. Toronto could have sent a p
Thousands of people gathered near Queen's University in downtown Kingston, Ont., Saturday, despite warnings from the city, Kingston police, and the university to stay away. The city's mayor, police, and university officials all warned students ahead of this weekend's homecoming celebrations not to attend large gatherings or they could be fined or charged. But many still chose to attend a street party near the university. Shortly after 12:30 p.m., crowds swelled to around 8,000 people on Aberdeen
WASHINGTON (AP) — Framed by the Capitol, President Joe Biden paid tribute Saturday to fallen law enforcement officers and honored those who fought off the Jan. 6 insurrection at that very site by declaring “because of you, democracy survived.” Biden spoke at the 40th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service to remember the 491 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2019 and 2020. Standing where the violent mob tried to block his own ascension to the presidency, Biden si
Michael Keaton's Batman speaks and meets multiple versions of Ezra Miller's Barry Allen in first footage from 'The Flash.'
FIFA says one company shouldn't control all gaming rights to its soccer league — and it's exploring deals that would reduce EA's grip.
The NFL’s crackdown on unsportsmanlike penalties is working the way the league intended. Officials threw 11 flags for taunting in the first two weeks of this season — the same number called in the entire 2020 season for the same foul — but only three over the next three weeks. “We’re right where we need to be and we’re now seeing the correction we were looking for,” NFL executive Troy Vincent told The Associated Press. “We saw the spike the first three weeks and now we’re seeing the decline. The
With the Newfoundland and Labrador government and the province's medical association at odds over how to address a shortage of family doctors, those struggling without a doctor say it's getting harder by the day. "This is the worst I've ever seen it," says Dave Kane, 75, of Stephenville Crossing. The Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association has accused the provincial government of having no plan to deal with doctor shortages, while Health Minister John Haggie long-term work is ongoing to ad
MPs must not be ‘cowed’ by threat of violence, says home secretary as debate rages over security
HOUSTON (AP) — Sidelined for the AL Championship Series, Houston Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. is heartbroken. He is trying to stay upbeat by helping the rest of his team in its matchup with the Boston Red Sox. “It’s been a tough couple of days, but I can help lead this team in more ways than just pitching,” McCullers said before Game 2 on Saturday. “Help the guys with the scouting reports, watching the game, trying to pick up on what I can. I can be there for them in more ways than one.” The A
Alex Bishop will suit up for the Maple Leafs against the Senators on Saturday.
Earlier this month, he was still stuck in "hell," waiting in Kabul for the chance to leave. The former Canadian Armed Forces contractor was one of thousands who did not make it out of Afghanistan during the chaotic evacuation effort after the Taliban conquered the country. "It was the scariest days of my life. Every day," said the Afghan man, whom CBC is not identifying in order to protect family members still in Afghanistan. In the aftermath of the Taliban takeover, he said he, his wife and fou
Nikki Sirett, a painter by trade, only recently moved to Saskatoon. But she's already started making the city a more colourful place, with the enormous chalk animals she has been drawing on city sidewalks. Sirett, who is originally from Vancouver, took up chalk drawing over the summer as a pandemic hobby and a way to use up some old art materials. "I had piles of chalk, for some reason," she said in an interview with CBC's Saskatoon Morning. "I don't even remember why I had it, but I thought, 'I
The Home Secretary said security measures were being put in place to protect MPs but vowed politicians will carry on serving the country unimpeded.
KINGSTON, Ont. — Kingston Police say an officer has been taken to hospital after projectiles were thrown at police during Queen's University's unofficial homecoming weekend. Community programs officer Greg Anderson says Kingston General Hospital is treating the officer, but could not share what kind of injuries he had sustained. Anderson linked the officer's injuries to large crowds that are swarming the city's university district and turning "volatile." Under the city's aggravated nuisance part
Tributes paid to Leigh-on-Sea veteran politician as man arrested on suspicion of murder
Syria accused Israeli forces on Saturday of shooting dead Medhat Al-Saleh, a former member of Syrian parliament who had spent 12 years in jail in Israel, state-run television Al-Ekhbariya quoted the cabinet as saying. Syrian state news agency SANA said Al-Saleh "was martyred as the Israeli enemy targeted him with fire while returning home" on Saturday in Ain al-Tineh, a village inside Syria that is near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The Syrian government denounced "this cowardly criminal act".