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Max Jones lifts the London Knights over the Erie Otters

Max Jones scored twice and added two assists as the London Knights defeated the Erie Otters 6-2 at Budweiser Gardens on Sunday afternoon.With a brand new layer of snow outside, the Knights did their best impression of a snowball rolling down a hill as they picked up momentum as the …

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Putin orders Russian forces to start pulling out of Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Russian forces in Syria to start withdrawing, saying that after a two year military campaign, Moscow and Damascus had achieved their mission of destroying Islamic State. Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses officials of Rostec high-technology state corporation at the Novo-Ogaryovo state …

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Bakers, farmers struggle to make any dough on poor wheat crop

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Chicago’s iconic sandwiches – Italian beef heroes dripping with gravy, and hot dogs loaded with pickles and hot peppers – wouldn’t be such culinary institutions without the bread. Trays with dough move on an automated line towards the oven during the production process at the Gonnella …

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California wildfires continue to rage for 2nd week as new evacuations ordered

LOS ANGELES – As Southern California enters its second week engulfed in flames, fire officials anticipate more growth and danger due to continued strong wind gusts, no rain and decades-old dry vegetation.Story continues belowA powerful flare-up on the western edge of the largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing …

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Couillard’s Liberals promise guaranteed minimum income for some Quebecers

Premier Philippe Couillard is promising to create a guaranteed minimum income for certain Quebecers as part of a $3 billion anti-poverty plan.Couillard and Employment Minister François Blais presented the government’s five-year anti-poverty strategy in Quebec City on Sunday.READ MORE: Quebec promises to create more jobsStory continues belowRelated

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Libyan forces suffer casualties as fighting drags on in Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Libyan forces fighting in Benghazi have lost four men and seen 10 wounded so far in December, five months after declaring victory in a campaign to control the eastern city, a medical source said on Monday. Three of the dead from the Libyan National Army (LNA) …

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Britain steps up battle against money laundering

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government said on Monday it will create a new national economic crime center to crack down harder on money laundering by drug dealers and people traffickers who are expected to net 90 billion pounds ($120.3 billion) this year. Tourists stand in the snow outside Buckingham Palace, …

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Trump records 'robo-call' for Moore ahead of Alabama vote

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (Reuters) – President Donald Trump sought to boost Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore by releasing a recorded phone call on his behalf in the final stretch of a bitter Alabama election fight marked by accusations of sexual misconduct against Moore. Moore, a 70-year-old conservative Christian and former …

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Former Macedonian rightist PM resigns party leadership

SKOPJE (Reuters) – Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski, head of the opposition rightist VMRO-DPMNE party, resigned on Monday following an election defeat last year and unrest that rocked the small Balkan country in April. Leader of Macedonian ruling party VMRO-DPMNE and former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski addresses the media …

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Sunday night Winnipeg stabbing sends woman to hospital

An adult woman was sent to hospital in critical condition after a Sunday night stabbing.Police confirm the stabbing happened at the 200 block of Maryland at roughly 10:30 p.m. and continue to be on scene.The investigation is ongoing.