• As Fed ends meeting, few expect much clarity on next hike

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    University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of sting ray and other fish. Last fall, he installed a small computed tomography, or CT, scanner at the UW's Friday Harbor Laboratories on

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  • Bill Clinton tells a love story to make his case for Hillary

    Instead, Bill Clinton cast himself as a passenger in his wife's life, reshaping the story of much of their decades in politics. The goal was to make Clinton, perhaps the most famous female politician in the world, yet a public figure her aides claim remains unknown, relatable to voters.

    The Canadian Press
  • Sonny Bill Williams targets an Olympic gold for New Zealand

    Sonny Bill Williams passes for a superstar in this part of the world where rugby holds a rare pre-eminence over all other sports. When he competes in rugby sevens at the Olympics in Rio de Janiero next month it's likely his light, which shines brightly in New Zealand, will be eclipsed by stars in

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  • Powerball Jackpot-Top 10 largest US Jackpots

    The Powerball drawing on Wednesday will give lottery players a shot at a jackpot of $422 million, which would rank as the nation's 11th largest lottery payout. Here's a look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots and the winners' home states:

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  • Powerball jackpot $422 million after months without winner

    The Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize. If anyone matches the five balls and red Powerball in Wednesday night's drawing, it will be the game's first jackpot winner since May 7. A jackpot winner could opt for a $422 million

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  • Coast Guard: 46 people rescued from sinking boat off Alaska

    Two Good Samaritan vessels rescued 46 people Tuesday night who abandoned their sinking fishing boat in the Bering Sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, the Coast Guard said. There were no reports of any injuries as the crew members were transferred from life rafts to the merchant ships, in a fairly

    The Canadian Press
  • Eight's just enough for Aussie rowers as they head to Rio

    Better late than never for the Australian women's eights rowing team at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, even if they'll have to borrow a boat and oars. The Australian women's crew had disbanded after failing to qualify when a third placing at a regatta in Switzerland in late May left the team

    The Canadian Press
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  • Japan poised to pump up sluggish growth with new stimulus

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced plans Wednesday for a fresh barrage of economic stimulus to help revive stalling growth. Speaking in the southern city of Fukuoka, Abe put the scale of the extra spending at more than 28 trillion yen ($265 billion), the Kyodo News Service and other local

    The Canadian Press
  • Alberta awards $13M to researchers and companies for biomass development

    The Alberta government says it is providing nearly $13 million in funding to help create new uses for agricultural and forestry products through the Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions agency. Projects ranging from early research to commercial applications will receive funding, including ones developing

    The Canadian Press
  • Sanders loyalists warn of party split after Clinton victory

    Bernie Sanders loyalists warned that the Democratic Party could rupture over the nomination of Hillary Clinton after a volatile night that saw a large group of Sanders delegates and supporters exit the party's national convention to stage a sit-in at a nearby media tent. "I suspect we are witnessing

    The Canadian Press
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  • Elections watchdog sanctions federal Green party for misleading election poll

    The federal Green party has issued a statement saying it regrets distributing a poll in Victoria containing unreliable data just before voting day last October. The statement, from party executive director Emily McMillan, comes after the party was told it would have to publish a public apology on its

    The Canadian Press
  • Clinton wins historic nomination, says glass ceiling cracked

    On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House, breaking through a barrier that painfully eluded her eight years ago. Minutes earlier, former President Bill Clinton took on the role of devoted political

    The Canadian Press
  • Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena, Oracle

    Cheered all night long by his basketball-crazed new fan base, Kevin Durant knocked down a 3-pointer on the Americans' first touch and slammed home a dunk the very next time down the floor. What a performance for Golden State's latest big star to help lead the U.S. Olympic team past China 107

    The Canadian Press
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  • Apple supplier LG Display puts $1.8B into flexible displays

    SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — LG Display Co., a supplier of Apple's iPhone screens, says it will invest 1.99 trillion won ($1.75 billion) to produce flexible displays for smartphones.

    The Canadian Press
  • Travis scores walk-off winner on wild pitch as Blue Jays top Padres in extras

    Devon Travis was doing his best Carlton Fisk impression: hopping down the first-base line, hoping a ball would stay fair instead of hook foul. A fair ball on Tuesday night and Travis would have completed a comeback win for his Toronto Blue Jays in the bottom of the 12th inning. "I think it was

    The Canadian Press
  • Takeaways: Glass ceiling shattered; 'change agent' hailed

    Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee of a major party, and her husband made a personal but forceful case for her to reoccupy the White House — this time from the West Wing. Delegates erupted in cheers as Hillary Clinton's primary rival, Bernie Sanders, helped make the nomination

    The Canadian Press
  • Two pedestrians struck in Quarry Park

    Police are investigating after a driver hit two women in their 20s in the city's southeast. 

    CBC
  • Canadian flag bearers at the Summer Olympic Games

    Canadian flag bearers at the opening cerermonies of the Summer Olympic Games:

    The Canadian Press
  • Ranking of Canadian Medal Totals by Summer Games

    Ranking of Canadian medal hauls at the Olympic Summer Games (with year, site and medals):Year, SiteGSBTot1984, Los Angeles101816441996, Atlanta3118222008, Beijing397191992, Barcelona747182012, London1512181908, London3310161928, Amsterdam447151932, Los Angeles25815

    The Canadian Press
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  • Blue Jays trade Storen to Mariners for right-handed reliever Benoit

    The Toronto Blue Jays traded right-handed reliever Drew Storen and cash considerations to the Seattle Mariners late Tuesday night in exchange for right-handed pitcher Joaquin Benoit. Storen struggled with the Blue Jays this season and was designated for assignment on Sunday. The 28-year-old Storen

    The Canadian Press
  • Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed statement

    Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement, as strong U.S. economic data raised questions over the likely course for interest rates. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index gave up early gains, falling 0.2 per cent to 22,085.99 and South Korea's Kospi fell 0.1

    The Canadian Press
  • 2016 Canadian Summer Olympics Team

    List of athletes announced Monday by the Canadian Olympic Association which will compete at the 2016 Summer Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:

    The Canadian Press
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  • California wildfire forces shutdown of famed Big Sur parks

    California's signature parks along the Big Sur coastline that draw thousands of daily visitors were closed Tuesday as one of the state's two major wildfires threatened the scenic region at the height of the summer tourism season. To the south, firefighters made progress containing a huge blaze

    The Canadian Press
  • Body of missing Calgary boy recovered in Yoho National Park, officials say

    The search for an 11-year-old Calgary boy who fell into the Yoho River in southeastern British Columbia last Friday has ended. Parks Canada says a search team recovered the body of the boy from the Kicking Horse River, downstream of the Yoho River, late Tuesday morning. The boy was visiting Yoho National

    The Canadian Press

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