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Andersen posts second straight shutout as Toronto Maple Leafs rout Montreal Canadiens 6-0

Ron Hainsey and Nazem Kadri scored 37 seconds apart in the second period and Frederik Andersen made 33 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs extended their winning streak to six matches with a 6-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. read more

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General who oversees U.S. Atomic arsenal says he’d resist ‘illegal’ strike order by Trump

The top U.S. atomic commander said on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump when he ordered an “illegal” launching of nuclear weapons.

Air Force General John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM), told an audience at the Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada that he’d given a great deal of thought to what he’d say if he received this order. read more

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Raptors cut Knicks down to size, win third game in a row

The Toronto Raptors’ strategy heading into the game against the Knicks was to harass, harangue and generally attempt to make life miserable for Kristaps Porzingis, New York’s monster center. read more

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Apple pushes Launching of HomePod smart speaker to Ancient 2018

Apple Inc has pushed the launch of its HomePod smart speaker to early next year from December, the company said on Friday, missing the holiday shopping season as the market for these devices becomes increasingly competitive. read more

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Mexico working on Undermine NAFTA rules of origin for vehicles, sources say

The Mexican government is working on a compromise proposal to tighten the so-called rules of origin which govern the material of vehicles created under the North American free-trade arrangement, The Globe and Mail has learned. read more

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Coyotes come from behind to beat Canadiens for first regulation win

Derek Stepan and Christian Fischer scored power-play goals in the third period as the visiting Arizona Coyotes came from behind to beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 on Thursday to earn their first regulation victory of the season. read more

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Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy assets: Resources

Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to express interest in purchasing Fox assets which were the subject of recent discussions between Fox and Walt Disney Co, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday. read more

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Canada, Mexico forming alliance against U.S. protectionist Strategy to NAFTA

Canada and Mexico are working together behind the scenes to present a united front against U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist NAFTA needs and control the tenor of the trade discussions.

Both sides hold regular back-channel talks — from Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo down to staffers in the various authorities — to compare notes on the U.S. positions and keep one another up to speed on their individual plans, sources with knowledge of the communications stated. read more

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Mantha, Athanasiou lead Red Wings in rout of Flames

Anthony Mantha and Andreas Athanasiou each scored twice as the Detroit Red Wings routed the Calgary Flames 8-2 on Wednesday night.

Gustav Nyquist, Dylan Larkin, Justin Abdelkader and Luke Glendening also scored for the Red Wings, who raced out to a 4-1 lead in the first period. read more

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GM plans fleet of profitable electric cars to launch in 2021

General Motors Co intends to establish a new family of electric vehicles in 2021 which will cost less to construct and earn a profit for the U.S. No. 1 automaker, Chief Executive Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday. read more

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