Daily Archives: June 10, 2017

Wolfpack rout Ironmen, extend Rugby League undefeated streak to 10

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate intel committee

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whose contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential campaign has sparked questions, agreed Saturday to appear before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the election. Sessions recused himself in March from a federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump after acknowledging ...

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Sam Panopoulos, Canadian inventor of Hawaiian pizza, dies at 83

The Canadian restaurateur credited with the sweet and saucy idea of topping flattened dough with ingredients including pineapple, a move that earned the wrath of pizza purists, has died at age 83 in London, Ont. Sam Panopoulos, inventor of the Hawaiian pizza, died suddenly at University Hospital on Thursday. The cause of death isn’t immediately known. “He was really proud of his relationship with his ...

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Rare 4×4 Mustang surfaces

As odd as a 4×4 pony car sounds, a barn seems like a good place to find one. A very unique convertible 1970 Ford Mustang is for sale in The Netherlands. According to the sellers, the red drop-top is equipped with a Ferguson Research four-wheel-drive system. They say they’ve owned it for 27 years, and just don’t have the time ...

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1st Canadian troops arrive to start mission in Latvia

Canada’s newest overseas military mission got underway Saturday as the first plane load of soldiers arrived at their new home near the Latvian capital of Riga. For their commander, Canadian Lt-Col. Wade Rutland, success at his high-profile military assignment to deter Russian aggression in the region will be relatively straightforward to measure. Lt.-Col. Wade Rutland is commanding the Canadian battle ...

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Pokemon No Go: Research shows gaming fad's physical fitness appeal was limited

It was last summer’s hottest fad and was supposed to encourage gamers to venture outdoors with smartphone in hand, searching for strange, invisible creatures. But research shows Pokemon Go didn’t exactly create the fitness fever the game promoted. According to a new study published in the British Medical Journal, when it came to getting people to move, Pokemon Go had only a ...

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Health Canada considers sweeping ban on junk food ads aimed at children and teens

Health Canada is considering a widespread ban on the marketing of unhealthy food to kids under the age of 17. It could cover everything from TV, online and print advertising to product labelling, in-store displays and even end some sponsorships for sports teams. The federal government announced the first step in St. John’s this morning by launching public consultations on how foods ...

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U2 makes first U.S. festival appearance at Bonnaroo

U2 turned their first headlining appearance at a U.S. music festival into Bono-roo. The Irish rockers performed a two-hour set on Friday night at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. as part of their world tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of their Grammy-winning The Joshua Tree album. They played the full album, as well as some of their other ...

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