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Flames 5, Bruins 2: Frolik scores twice in Calgary win

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Michael Frolik scored two goals to lead the Calgary Flames to a 5-2 victory over the ...


Men charged with beating outside Eau Claire store

Two more men have been accused of physically attacking another man outside an Eau Claire east side convenience store. Kymon ...


2019 Calgary Stampede Poster, designed by Alberta young artist, salutes women in western culture

Download (4.7 MB) Calgary - The Calgary Stampede is excited to unveil the 2019 Stampede Poster artwork. Calgary Stampede First ...


Opening of Doherty Hall ignites energy to Stampede Park/L'ouverture du Doherty Hall energise le Stampede Park

Calgary - The Calgary Stampede Foundation, along with the Doherty family, the Government of Canada and the Government of Alberta ...


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7 things feeding  Russians insufferable national pride

Russians are often funny in that we realize our own shortcomings, but still take pride in a lot of what ...

Vietnamese Blogger 'Mother Mushroom' Arrives in US

A dissident Vietnamese blogger imprisoned for defaming the country's Communist government is celebrating her first day of freedom on U.S. ...

Youth Olympics: Akash Malik bags silver in archery

Buenos Aires [Argentina], Oct 18 (Ani): India's Akash Malik has bagged a silver medal in archery at the ongoing third ...

Food, Water, a Ride: Guatemalans Help Honduran Migrants

ZACAPA, GUATEMALA - Sweaty, sunburned and exhausted, Jonathan Zuniga had been carrying his 1-year-old baby in his arms for five ...

Japan Exports Fall for First Time Since 2016

TOKYO - Japan recorded a trade surplus for September of 139.6 billion yen ($1.2 billion), but exports fell 1.2 percent ...

McConnell: Senate Republicans May Try Obamacare Repeal Again

WASHINGTON - Republicans could try again to repeal Obamacare if they win enough seats in U.S. elections next month, Senate ...

Business

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Wall Street has quiet day on interest rate concerns

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. sticks dipped on Wednesday, as each of the major indices gave back a small ...

U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase opens Dublin office

DUBLIN, Ireland - Set up in San Francisco in 2012, the leading U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase has revealed its ...

Ireland and Northern Ireland border a stumbling block for UK

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May was facing off with European leaders on Wednesday in a bid to ...

Financial Supervisory Authority tells bank to get new boss

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - The Danish  Financial Supervisory Authority has rejected Danske Bank's preferred CEO to replace Thomas Borgen who resigned ...

China has a hidden "debt iceberg" says Standard and Poor's

NEW YORK, New York - Standard and Poor’s 500 has downgraded China’s sovereign debt rating, citing concerns over off-balance-sheet debt ...

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Japan Exports Fall for First Time Since 2016

TOKYO - Japan recorded a trade surplus for September of 139.6 billion yen ($1.2 billion), but exports fell 1.2 percent ...


Jubilant Customers Light Up as Marijuana Sales Begin in Canada

MONTREAL - Jubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on sidewalks Wednesday as Canada ...


Invictus Games Bring Fighting Spirit to Australia

SYDNEY - Britain's Prince Harry will open the Invictus Games in Australia this weekend. The competition for injured servicemen and ...


Canada starts legal marijuana sales

PanARMENIAN.Net - In Canada since October 17, marijuana is legal to be purchased by anyone and not with doctor's prescription ...


New Era Begins in Canada: Legal Recreational Marijuana

A new era begins in Canada Wednesday when it becomes only the second country to legalize recreational marijuana. Although medicinal ...


Anna Burns Wins Booker Prize with Troubles Tale 'Milkman'

LONDON - Anna Burns won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday with Milkman, a vibrant, violent story about ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...