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Quebec preparing financial aid for asylum seekers Quebec preparing financial aid for asylum seekers
- August 25, 2017

If they go the legal way, she said, they'll be turned away because of the agreement between Canada and the US that precludes people from making asylum claims at official land border crossings. Canada is on track to record the most refugee claims in a decade. Leger Marketing pollster Christian Bourque said there were no immediate signs that support in Quebec for Trudeau was weakening. (more...)
Cam will play vs. Jaguars
- August 25, 2017

The 2015 NFL MVP made his preseason debut Thursday in Jacksonville, leading a 10-play, 75-yard touchdown drive in his only series. Thursday will be Newton's first start since January 3, Week 17 of last season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (more...)
Florida freshmen Robinson, Miller cited for drug possession Florida freshmen Robinson, Miller cited for drug possession
- August 25, 2017

Miller, who went to Kathleen High, already had been suspended from the season-opener against MI for misuse of school funds; Robinson, who went to Lakeland High, had been cited for marijuana while on a recruiting visit to Ohio State in January. (more...)
Benedikt Howedes: Liverpool to miss out, Schalke defender set for Juventus move Benedikt Howedes: Liverpool to miss out, Schalke defender set for Juventus move
- August 25, 2017

However, that proposed move was derailed when Southampton reported Liverpool to the Premier League for "tapping up" and the South Coast club are now refusing to sell their captain despite van Dijk handing in a transfer request. Howedes is quoted as saying by the Express . Jurgen Klopp is a fan of the central defender and the Reds are believed to be monitoring his situation, with Juventus also mooted to be interested in signing him. (more...)
Several injured in attack on Australian National University campus in Canberra Several injured in attack on Australian National University campus in Canberra
- August 25, 2017

Police said there is no ongoing threat to public safety. "There is no ongoing threat to public safety". A number of others were also injured and emergency services remain on the scene. "Apparently he attacked some students first and then the lecturer is what I was told", Alex Voung said. She said she did not know the extent of students' injuries nor the circumstances surrounding the incident. (more...)
Anderson's walk-off single lifts White Sox over Twins Anderson's walk-off single lifts White Sox over Twins
- August 25, 2017

Minnesota entered with a half-game lead for the second AL wild card and is attempting to hold off a pack that includes the Los Angeles Angels, Seattle, Kansas City and Texas, who all entered Tuesday within two games of the Twins . "We could have sent him back out for the eighth", Molitor said. The Sox gave Shields a 1-0 lead when Alen Hanson tripled against Ervin Santana and continued all the way home on an error in the third inning. (more...)
Indians batter Sale, Red Sox 13-6 as 1st-place teams meet Indians batter Sale, Red Sox 13-6 as 1st-place teams meet
- August 25, 2017

Also Wednesday, Boston picked up Rajai Davis, who has 26 stolen bases with the Oakland A's this year and 381 steals in 12 years in the big leagues, in a trade. He was hoping he would pitch without pain in this one. "For pinpoint control, yeah, I think that was fairly obvious a message", Farrell said before Thursday's game. (more...)
Manu Ginobili re-signs with Spurs for two years Manu Ginobili re-signs with Spurs for two years
- August 25, 2017

Next summer could be even more interesting for San Antonio from a salary standpoint, given the number of players who can opt out of their current deals. In the case of Aldridge, the final year of his contract would pay him more than $22.3 million were he to not opt out. The 39.2 percentage from 3-point range was one of his highest marks of the decade, however. (more...)
Australian Dual Olympic Medallist Charged With Several Drug Offences Australian Dual Olympic Medallist Charged With Several Drug Offences
- August 25, 2017

Police in Australia have accused Jack Bobridge , a three-time Olympic cyclist who won silver medals at the 2012 and 2016 Games, of selling significant quantities of MDMA over the course of several months, Tim Clarke of Perth Now reported Thursday. (more...)
Passengers Help Rescue Man In Distress At Civic Center BART Passengers Help Rescue Man In Distress At Civic Center BART
- August 25, 2017

The train came to a stop one vehicle into Civic Center Station, several auto lengths from where the man was in the trackway. A BART press release credited the combination of an alert train operator and the quick-thinking passengers for saving the man after he laid down on the tracks just before the train approached. (more...)
Chris Flexen impresses as Mets rookies pace offense to beat Diamondbacks Chris Flexen impresses as Mets rookies pace offense to beat Diamondbacks
- August 25, 2017

In the first inning, with two outs and runners on first and third, Daniel Descalso grounded out to the pitcher. Arizona won three of four in NY, staying ahead of Colorado for the NL's top wild-card spot with the victory. While Montero entered Wednesday with the 14th-highest ERA in baseball (minimum 75 innings pitched), he has performed better lately. Montero has been strong in his last two starts, giving up a total of three earned runs in 12 innings. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick support rally draws hundreds in front of National Football League headquarters Colin Kaepernick support rally draws hundreds in front of National Football League headquarters
- August 25, 2017

Kaepernick chose to exercise his first amendment right by protesting the inequitable treatment of people of color in America". Saint Cassius is a musical artist with a record label called Vinyl Crown. "Collusion happens every day", he said. "I think maybe they could choose a better platform to state their beliefs". I think his situation is, not good enough to have on a team with all the attention that comes along with it. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool won't underestimate Champions League opponents Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool won't underestimate Champions League opponents
- August 25, 2017

While Robertson staked his claim to remain in the team with his showing against Palace, England forward Sturridge did little for his chances with his hour-long display at the weekend. However, Hoffenheim won't be going to Anfield to roll over and the Bundesliga side showed enough in the first leg to prove that they have the ability to cause Liverpool problems, so I'm sure Klopp will have his side fully focused. (more...)
Northern Trust Open Odds: Matsuyama Leads Spieth, McIlroy on Betting Lines Northern Trust Open Odds: Matsuyama Leads Spieth, McIlroy on Betting Lines
- August 25, 2017

Cliff is a leading youth coach and PGA professional at the famed Seaton Carew Links - one of the oldest courses in the world. "I haven't won, that is my main focus to win a golf tournament and I haven't done that". I'd like to have that feeling again". It's sort of the way it has been the last few weeks. It's close to being really good. A toxicology report later showed Woods had five different drugs in his system. (more...)
Jerry Kramer, Robert Brazile named Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists Jerry Kramer, Robert Brazile named Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists
- August 25, 2017

Since then, he's been named a finalist a total of 10 times (1974-76, 1978-81, 1984, 1987, 1997), but has never been able to garner the necessary votes to earn induction into Canton. The wait may soon be over for Jerry Kramer. Following his career the former University of Idaho star was named to the NFL's All-Decade Team of the 1960s. (more...)
Real Madrid in Champs League group with Dortmund, Tottenham Real Madrid in Champs League group with Dortmund, Tottenham
- August 25, 2017

So far, you would have to say that Everton are an example of a club that have had a good transfer window, with Wayne Rooney and Gylfi Sigurdsson good additions and the signing of a top striker all they now need to complete their jigsaw. "We will plan it probably from tomorrow on". Klopp made reference to the fact that the Russian league is in full flow - with Spartak having played 7 competitive games already although he admitted he didn't know if the Slovenian league had started yet! "One ... (more...)
Barcelona reportedly agree deal to sign Dembele from Dortmund Barcelona reportedly agree deal to sign Dembele from Dortmund
- August 25, 2017

It is being reported that the deal could reach over $170 million, including add-ons, making it the second-highest transfer fee in soccer history behind only Neymar's recent move to PSG. As I type, Sky Sports are implying that our club president Josep Maria Bartomeu was able to conduct talks with his Borussia Dortmund counterpart. (more...)
Giancarlo Stanton hits 47th homer as Miami Marlins rally past Philadelphia Phillies Giancarlo Stanton hits 47th homer as Miami Marlins rally past Philadelphia Phillies
- August 25, 2017

Phillies rookie catcher Jorge Alfaro doubled in the third inning has a hit in all nine of his games this season. Hoskins put Philadelphia in front 8-0 in the sixth with a two-run double just inside third base. "When he first came on the scene (in April) he was a little wild, he walked too many, but you could tell he had a variety of different pitches, and if he could locate those and command those pitches he could be effective", Mackanin said. (more...)
Liverpool's Worst Possible Champions League Group Liverpool's Worst Possible Champions League Group
- August 25, 2017

That was really impressive", enthused the German manager. "But we have to replicate this - we have to do it again and again and again". In far less exciting news, the Reds will have back to back trips to the Kings Power Stadium after they were drawn against Leicester City in the third round of the League Cup. (more...)
Farah wins final track race after rival trio collide Farah wins final track race after rival trio collide
- August 25, 2017

The native of St. Catharines, Ont., was also sixth in the 5,000 final (13:35.43) earlier this month at the world championships in London, where he set the Canadian record in the 10,000 (27:02.35). Justin Gatlin of the USA was never in contention in the 100, clocking 10.04. There were no surprises, however, in the women's 800 metres where South African Caster Semenya powered into the lead with around 200 metres left to win comfortably. (more...)
Miguel Cabrera throws punch at Yankees catcher as wild brawl erupts Miguel Cabrera throws punch at Yankees catcher as wild brawl erupts
- August 24, 2017

Romine said something back, then took off his mask. Sanchez had hit a home run earlier in the game. NY reliever Tommy Kahnle and manager Joe Girardi had just been ejected after Kahnle threw a pitch behind Cabrera. Fulmer immediately shook his fingers after hitting Sanchez, indicating he might be hurt, and a trainer came to the mound to check on him. CC Sabathia , one of the team's leader, was on the top step of the dugout, yelling at the Tigers' starter. (more...)
Becton Dickinson & Co (NYSE:BDX) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend
- August 24, 2017

The stock rose 0.07% or $0.13 reaching $197.71. Over the past five trading sessions shares of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) are -1.89%; -3.28% for the month; 5.66% for the last quarter; 8.38% for the past six-months; and 12.96% for the last 12 months. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers experiences 'mixed emotions' as Celtic qualify for Champions League Brendan Rodgers experiences 'mixed emotions' as Celtic qualify for Champions League
- August 24, 2017

Rodgers will assess Nir Bitton, who has had a protective boot over his foot injury over the last few days - but he is more certain about his side's ability to stay focused in the Astana Arena on Tuesday. Celtic's nerves were eased by goals in the 80th minute from Olivier Ntcham and Leigh Griffiths in the last minute of regulation time . "We showed we have risky players who can score goals against any team". (more...)
Cowboys' Elliott likely to make preseason debut vs Raiders Cowboys' Elliott likely to make preseason debut vs Raiders
- August 24, 2017

Elliott, who is expected to play anywhere from eight to 12 snaps, took turns with the first-team offense going against the scout team in Wednesday's practice. Even with the possibility of not having him until October, Garrett wants to make sure Elliott would be ready for the September 10 season opener against the New York Giants. (more...)
The most unsettling part of the Kaepernick situation for the NFL The most unsettling part of the Kaepernick situation for the NFL
- August 24, 2017

The NFL might be blackballing him , but Colin Kaepernick still has plenty of people on his side. This protest might have little effect for National Football League teams and signing Kaepernick. Bryant, as quoted by ESPN . Earlier Wednesday, the NAACP sent a letter calling for a meeting with the National Football League to discuss the issue of free speech and Kaepernick's position in the debate. (more...)