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Olynyk, Powell among coaching staff for India Basketball Without Borders camp

By Canadian Press
May 24, 2018 - 5:45am

NEW YORK — Canadians Kelly Olynyk and Dwight Powell highlight the coaching staff for the NBA's second Basketball Without Borders camp in India.

Olynyk, a centre for the Miami Heat, and Powell, of the Dallas Mavericks, will guide 66 boys and girls from 16 countries in the four-day camp,.....

Spanish ruling party convicted in major corruption case

By Canadian Press
May 24, 2018 - 5:31am

MADRID — Spain's National Court has issued hefty prison sentences for politicians and businesspeople involved in a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme that helped fund the governing party.

Thursday's decision is a major blow for Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's Popular Party, fined 245,000 euros (US$ 287,000) because it benefited from the.....

Investigators: Russian military missile downed Flight MH17

By Canadian Press
May 24, 2018 - 5:20am

BUNNIK, Netherlands — Detailed analysis of video and photos has unequivocally established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit, an international team of investigators said Thursday.

It is the clearest link yet.....

In the news today, May 24

By Canadian Press
May 24, 2018 - 5:12am

Six stories in the news for Thursday, May 24

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FEDS BLOCK $1.5-BILLION AECON TAKEOVER

The federal government has blocked the proposed $1.5-billion takeover of the Aecon Group construction firm by a Chinese state-owned company for reasons of national security. China's embassy in Ottawa responded to.....

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