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Montreal’s Leylah Fernandez taking U.S. Open by storm

Montreal’s Leylah Fernandez taking U.S. Open by storm

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As a young girl, Leylah Fernandez first dreamed of becoming a soccer player, just like her father. But he had other ideas.Quebec's Leylah Fernandez abandoned her early soccer aspirations for tennis. She's now preparing to compete in Saturday's U.S. Open final, the most important match of her career to date. (Submitted by Love-Star Alexis)As a…
‘I share this honour with every Canadian’: Larry Walker inducted to Baseball Hall of Fame

‘I share this honour with every Canadian’: Larry Walker inducted to Baseball Hall of...

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That the ceremony was delayed a year because of the coronavirus pandemic didn't matter much to Larry Walker, the second Canadian elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.Canada's Larry Walker takes a photo while giving his speech during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Wednesday in Cooperstown, N.Y. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)That the ceremony was…
NXIVM co-founder sentenced to 42 months in jail

NXIVM co-founder sentenced to 42 months in jail

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A former nurse who co-founded and once ran the cult-like NXIVM group, where prosecutors say women were brainwashed, branded like animals and coerced into sex, was sentenced Wednesday to 42 months in prison but won't be locked up until January.Nancy Salzman, co-founder of the self-help cult NXIVM, was sentenced to 42 months in prison on…
Strong earthquake strikes near Acapulco, Mexico, shakes structures in Mexico City

Strong earthquake strikes near Acapulco, Mexico, shakes structures in Mexico City

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A powerful earthquake struck southwestern Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco on Tuesday night, killing at least one man who was crushed by a falling post, and causing rock falls and damaging buildings, authorities said.A couple walks past a taxi cab that was damaged by falling debris after a strong earthquake that struck southern Mexico near…
The National: Alberta politics in a pandemic, Maxime Bernier, Canadian tennis

The National: Alberta politics in a pandemic, Maxime Bernier, Canadian tennis

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The National·LiveWelcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News.Posted: Sep 29, 2021 9:00 PM ET | Last Updated: September 29
Britney Spears’s daddy files court documents to end pop star’s 13-year conservatorship

Britney Spears’s daddy files court documents to end pop star’s 13-year conservatorship

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Britney Spears's father has filed court papers to end the conservatorship that has controlled the pop star's life and money for 13 years.U.S. pop singer Britney Spears is seen in Hollywood, Calif., in July 2019. (Valerie Maon/AFP/Getty Images)Britney Spears's father has filed court papers to end the conservatorship that has controlled the pop star's life and money…
Singh, Trudeau attack one another on environment strategies as NDP present public transit pledge

Singh, Trudeau attack one another on environment strategies as NDP present public transit pledge

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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh promised an NDP government would double public transit funding in order to meet his promise to electrify all public transit in Canada while using the opportunity to criticize the Liberals for what he says is their "failure" to deal with climate change. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh told reporters in the Ontario riding…
Brazil’s Bolsonaro fires up fans amidst worries of possible Jan. 6-style riot

Brazil’s Bolsonaro fires up fans amidst worries of possible Jan. 6-style riot

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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro got a rousing reception from tens of thousands of people gathered in the capital Tuesday in an Independence Day show of support for the right-wing leader embroiled in a feud with the country's Supreme Court.Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro raises his arms during Independence Day events in Brasilia, Sept. 7, 2021. (Eraldo…
Guinea’s army coup leaders summon ministers after president’s ouster

Guinea’s army coup leaders summon ministers after president’s ouster

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Guinea coup leader Mamady Doumbouya on Monday banned government officials from leaving the country, a day after special forces soldiers deposed long-serving President Alpha Conde, drawing international condemnation.The military group that ousted Guinean President Alpha Conde summoned his top cabinet ministers and other government officials to a meeting in the country's capital, Conakry, on Monday.…
Belarus court sends out activists to jail as crackdown on dissent continues

Belarus court sends out activists to jail as crackdown on dissent continues

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A court in Belarus on Monday sentenced two leading opposition activists to lengthy prison terms, the latest move in the relentless crackdown Belarusian authorities have unleashed on dissent in the wake of last year's anti-government protests. Belarusian opposition activists Maria Kolesnikova, right, and Maxim Znak attend a court hearing in Minsk on Monday. A court sentenced…

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Evergrande possible collapse positions enormous threat for China’s monetary stability and development– Katzenellenbogen

Evergrande possible collapse positions enormous threat for China’s monetary stability and development– Katzenellenbogen

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China’s second largest property developer, Evergrande, is on the brink of collapse. This poses great risks for China’s financial growth and stability. But as Jonathan Katzenellenbogen notes, even if the property developer is bailed out, this will test China’s ability to manage a crisis of these proportions. “Whether or not the government chooses to bail…
Passive investing is the future– Steven Nathan

Passive investing is the future– Steven Nathan

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10X founder Steven Nathan shares his expertise on developments taking place in the local and international markets, with policy makers decisions taking centre stage. The South African Reserve Bank, led by the highly rated Lesetja Kganyago, have kept interest rates unchanged at a time where central banks are pulling the plug on record low interest…
Flash Briefing: SA tourist lost R164bn in 2020; BUSA alerts versus standard grant; SA ratings initially main surplus considering that 2018

Flash Briefing: SA tourist lost R164bn in 2020; BUSA alerts versus standard grant; SA...

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South Africa can’t afford to implement a basic income grant, South Africa’s biggest business organisation said, wading into an argument that has divided the ANC. The country should instead consider an “unemployment insurance type product,” Business Unity South Africa said in a statement. Even then it should only be put in place if labour market…
Nedbank chair Vassi Naidoo dies

Nedbank chair Vassi Naidoo dies

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Deloitte Africa media statement: Deloitte Africa joins the South African business community in mourning the passing of its stalwart and former Southern Africa CEO Vassi Naidoo. As a  sign of respect to him, Deloitte Africa CEO Lwazi Bam announced that flags throughout Deloitte offices will be flown at half-mast from today until his funeral. Naidoo…
Aaron Rodgers informs Joe Burrow to move more after Packers’ win vs. Bengals: ‘You’re too damn gifted’

Aaron Rodgers informs Joe Burrow to move more after Packers’ win vs. Bengals: ‘You’re...

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Written By Madison Williams Share (Getty Images) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/81/a1/aaron-rodgers-101221_8krgk9psg6gf1qa93gddyhl6z.jpg?t=2061861868&w=500&quality=80 Aaron Rodgers joined "The Pat McAfee Show" on Tuesday to discuss not only the Packers' 25-22 overtime win vs. the Bengals on Sunday, but also his opposing quarterback in the game, Joe Burrow. Rodgers was largely complimentary of the second-year Cincinnati quarterback, who completed 26 of 38…