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  • Grading Orlando City's first month of the MLS season

    Grading Orlando City's first month of the MLS season
    This will be an appropriately short blog post. April Fools! That’s right, it’s April 1, which means that Orlando City has officially completed its first month as a Major League Soccer team. It feels a bit surreal, doesn’t it, after...
  • Derailments spur push for safer railroad oil-tank cars

    WASHINGTON While some government and industry officials have repeatedly said there's no silver bullet to improve the safety of oil trains, a persistent problem runs through every new derailment: the tank cars. Oil industry groups maintain that...
  • Body of 3rd member of missing fishing party found in Montana

    Authorities in northern Montana have recovered the body of a Canadian man, the last of three foreign tourists who were found dead after going missing during a November fishing trip. The Glacier County sheriff's office says a deputy spotted the body of...
  • Woman arrested in hit-run of Canadian visitor attending Ultra

    Woman arrested in hit-run of Canadian visitor attending Ultra
    A stripper is accused of a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a Canadian tourist who was attending the Ultra Music Festival in Miami. According to an affidavit released Monday night, 26-year-old Olivia Bennett is charged with hitting 22-year-old...
  • Canada police charge man in deaths of boys killed by python

    Canadian police have charged a man in the death of two young brothers who were asphyxiated by a python at his home. Jean-Claude Savoie was charged with criminal negligence causing death, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police announced Tuesday. The charge...
  • Lakers surrender first-half lead in 94-83 loss to Toronto Raptors

    Lakers surrender first-half lead in 94-83 loss to Toronto Raptors
    It was quick and painless, pretty much the opposite of the Lakers' season. They were up two at halftime and down a lot more than that by the time the fourth quarter ended with a 94-83 victory for the Toronto Raptors on Friday night at Air Canada Centre....
  • BNSF railroad adds new safety rules for crude oil trains

    BNSF railroad adds new safety rules for crude oil trains
    BNSF has started taking additional safety measures for crude oil shipments because of four recent high-profile derailments in the U.S. and Canada, the railroad said Monday. Under the changes, BNSF is slowing down crude oil trains to 35 mph in cities with...
  • Commentary: Cruz gives 'birthers' a taste of their own medicine

    When Barack Obama was running for president, rumors circulated on the Internet and Fox News that he was not really an American citizen. Right-wing tea party adherents, for the most part, questioned Obama's qualifications to be elected president and...
  • Manfred says Montreal needs a firm commitment for stadium

    Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Monday that Montreal needs a new stadium to have any chance of bringing the sport back to the city. "The key thing in Montreal would be to have a plan for an adequate facility that could support...
  • Canada approves extension and expansion of IS mission

    Canada's Parliament has approved a one-year extension of military mission against the Islamic State group that includes airstrikes on targets in Syria. Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the extension and expansion earlier this month and...
  • Air Canada plane makes hard landing short of Halifax runway

    An Air Canada plane made a hard landing short of the runway at the Halifax airport during a snowstorm, crashing into a bank of antennas and shearing off its main landing gear, nose cone, and an engine as it skidded on its belly, officials said. The...