Daily Archives: June 11, 2017

NBA Rumors: Pacers Trading Paul George After Quick First Round Exit?

NBA Rumors: Pacers Trading Paul George After Quick First Round Exit? Sign Up for Sports World News’ Newsletter and never miss out on our most popular stories. Paul George and the Indiana Pacers were swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs. (Photo : Ximo Pierto Old/YouTube) The Indiana Pacers suffered another first-round exit ...

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Dean: 10 wedded years

A few months ago my husband and I were in our living room catching up on each other’s busy day after putting the kids to bed.  We were going over the highlights of our week – what was going on at the office, our boys’ lives at school, the funny things they said or did, our summer plans – when ...

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Beleaguered U.K. prime minister names new cabinet as critics circle

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed ministers to her shaky government Sunday, as some Conservative colleagues rallied to support her — and others said her days were numbered after last week’s disastrous election. May is seeking a deal with a Northern Irish party to prop up the Conservative minority administration and lawmakers said the rebuff from voters meant the government ...

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Britain’s vote catches out the markets—again

SO AN election that was called to give Theresa May a mandate to negotiate Brexit looks like it has done anything but. The exit poll suggested that the Conservatives would have the most seats, but short of a majority with 314. Add in the Ulster Unionists and allow for the fact that Sinn Fein MPs don’t take their seats and ...

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Tunes for Timbits: the Uke Troop orders Tim Hortons with flair

A late night Tim Horton’s run took a musical turn as the Uke Troop ditched the traditional double-double order for a more creative double strumming technique. “We’ll have some Timbits, yes a 20 pack will do. Chocolate and vanilla, too. But we’ll take whatever,” sings the quartet  after being asked to place their order a Tim Hortons in south London, Ont. “I don’t ...

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New connections, new opportunity: 1,200 km Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link comes to N.W.T.

A nearly 1,200-kilometre fibre optic line stretching across the Northwest Territories is set to come online, making everything from video streaming to data collection easier in the Mackenzie Valley.    Territorial and community leaders are in Inuvik, N.W.T., this weekend to celebrate the Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link becoming operational.   The $82-million fibre optic line has been undergoing performance testing since ...

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Country star Luke Bryan to open NHL's Game 6 broadcast

Country star and Predators fan Luke Bryan will open NBC’s broadcast of Game 6 on Sunday night singing a song from the rooftop of the honky-tonk Tootsie’s World Famous Orchid Lounge. The two-time Country Music Association entertainer of the year will sing one song exclusively for the broadcast, according to the NHL. Bryan also will sing four songs that will ...

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