Blue Jays welcome return of Edwin Encarnacion

CHICAGO—Before Friday’s series opener against the White Sox, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons was asked what he thought of his lineup card.
“Looks much better, […]

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China’s export growth accelerates, imports sag

BEIJING (AP) — China’s export growth accelerated in July but imports sagged in a possible sign of weakness in the world’s second-largest economy.
Exports jumped 14.5 […]

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Fed survey: 25 percent of households ‘just getting by’

Updated at 3:30 p.m.
WASHINGTON • A quarter of U.S. households say they’re “just getting by” financially, a survey by the Federal Reserve shows.
The Fed issued the […]

Ontario promises to help children wounded in Israel-Palestinian conflict

Ontario is promising to help children caught in the current Middle East conflict who need medical help.
Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins says the province will […]

Despite recent disasters, air crashes down in 2014

This spring and summer there has been a seeming storm of airliners raining from the skies.
Indeed, since Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished en route from […]

Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear

Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.
A Delta […]


There he is, the great man himself, Toronto Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong standing in front of a public toilet with a hand-lettered construction paper sign saying […]

Transit riders

They look busy — those commuters typing away on their laptops and phones while riding the train and bus. But it’s not always because they’re […]

Cleanup area extends nearly 2 miles after ND spill

MANDAREE, N.D. (AP) — The path of brine spilled from an underground North Dakota pipeline extends nearly 2 miles down a steep ravine, but dead […]

Google picks 5 charities to create ideas for Glass

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google has chosen five charities to develop ideas using Web-connected Google Glass to enhance their work.
After receiving 1,300 proposals, Google is announcing […]