Monthly Archives: July 2017

Blue Jays trade left-hander Liriano Smith at deadline


The Toronto Blue Jays traded left-hander Francisco Liriano to right-wing and Houston reliever Joe Smith before the Major League Baseball trade deadline on Monday to Cleveland. read more

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500 Startups Canada


The Canadian arm of scandal-plagued U.S. venture capital firm 500 Startups is suspending operations, the latest fallout of Silicon Valley’s ongoing reckoning with its read more

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Revelations are heard by Inquest to apartheid Departure from officer


After decades of silence, a former apartheid policeman has shown that he faced pressure to provide a version of the death of a prominent activist in police custody. read more

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Jhonattan Vegas wins second Canadian Open title


After edging Charley Hoffman in a playoff Jhonattan Vegas captured his second RBC Canadian Open title.

The Venezuelan shot on a 65 to finish the championship at 21 under. read more

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Republicans call to Mend White House chaos

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Robert Garrigus matches course record with 62


It is clearing his mind, if you ask. If he has anything on his mind, that is.

“I am almost so dumb I can play golf great,” said Garrigus after shooting a 10-under 62 to match the Glen Abbey Golf Course record in the RBC Canadian Open on Saturday. “That’s a great quality to have here, because you are not thinking about anything. You are not thinking about missing a shot or hitting it anything or close. read more

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Model 3 cars are unveiled by Tesla


Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Friday that the Model 3 had over half a million advance bookings as he passed over the first 30 to employee buyers, setting the stage for its biggest test yet of their provider’s strategy to be a profitable, mass market electric vehicle maker. read more

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Blue Jays’ Russell Martin nears milestone 1,500 Matches at the Hardest position of baseball


Now in his 12th season, Russell Martin, has had the pleasure of catching some of the game’s top pitchers — into Mariano Rivera from Greg Maddux to Clayton Kershaw. read more

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Attorneys general seek protections for members that are Army that are transgender


The top officers in the District of Columbia and 18 states have asked Congress to pass laws prohibiting discrimination. read more

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Penny Oleksiak reaches freestyle final at world championships


After finishing sixth in Thursday’s semifinals, Canada’s Penny Oleksiak advanced.

The 17-year-old from Toronto, who’s the current Olympic co-champion at case, swam to a time of 53.05 in Duna Arena. read more

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