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Yordy Reyna scores again as Whitecaps down Rapids to stretch lead atop MLS West

Yordy Reyna scored the winner and set up another as the Vancouver Whitecaps defeated the Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Saturday night.

Fredy Montero had a goal and an assist for Vancouver (14-9-6), which moved four points clear atop Major League Soccer’s Western Conference and stretched its unbeaten streak to seven games (5-0-2). read more

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Latest deadly quake, volcanic ash spread alarm in Mexico

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake that shook Mexico on Saturday was blamed for five deaths, spreading fear among a people reeling from multiple natural disasters and interrupting the hunt for survivors from a larger tremor earlier this week. read more

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Blue Bombers beat Redblacks for fifth straight home win

Matt Nichols threw for 319 yards and two touchdowns on a rainy night as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Ottawa Redblacks 29-9 on Friday.

It was Winnipeg’s fifth straight victory at Investors Group Field this year, boosting its overall record to 9-3. That retains the Bombers in 2nd position in the CFL West Division, three points behind Calgary. read more

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Facebook nixes plan for new Inventory class ahead of court Struggle

Mark Zuckerberg said Friday that Facebook is withdrawing plans to make a new category of stock that would have allowed him keep tight reins on the social networking business even as he sold his stake to fund his philanthropy. read more

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How Germany’s Social Democratic Party lost the youth vote

The youth office in the headquarters of the Social Democratic Party in central Berlin – known as Willy Brandt Haus, after the late SPD chancellor and Nobel Peace Prize winner – was not a happy place in the week before Germany’s federal election. read more

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Blue Jays look ready for season to Finish in sleepy loss to Royals

The Toronto Blue Jays are shutting out their disappointing home program on a losing note.

Thursday night at Rogers Centre it appeared like the Toronto bats had been packaged for the off-season. The Blue Jays mustered just two hits in a weary 1-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals, who made a 2-1 series victory. read more

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With heavy debt loads, retailers risk following Toys “R” Us into bankruptcy

After Toys “R” Us Inc.’s fast descent into bankruptcy shocked debt traders, investors are choosing through an overleveraged business and asking which other retailers will struggle to exploit their debt. read more

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Trump administration preparing to ease rules on drone strikes: report

The Trump administration is preparing to relax Obama-era rules on drone strikes and commando raids, paving the way for more frequent operations against Islamic State and other militant groups, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing officials familiar with the internal deliberations. read more

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Brett Anderson has outing to forget as Royals rout Blue Jays

At least the damage was done early enough so you could enjoy other activities, such as knitting or working your way through that Sudoku puzzle book.

When the score is 9-0 through the first two innings for the opposition, you have to be creative to pass the time. read more

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General Mills profit misses on weak yogurt, cereal sales

General Mills Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly profit as yogurt and cereal sales declined in North America, sending the company’s shares down 9 per cent to their lowest levels in nearly two years. read more

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