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England collapses against Germany at Wembley in front of record home crowd for women s team

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON -- Equality came to the self-proclaimed Home of Football on Sunday. More than seven years after the ...

Pope Francis canonizes 2 Indians and 4 Italians who dedicated their lives to the poor

By Pietro De Cristofaro THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis canonized six new saints Sunday, including a priest and a nun ...

Suicide bomber kills at least 45 Afghans and wounds dozens at volleyball match

By Rahim Faiez And Lynne O'Donnell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL -- A suicide bomber blew himself up at a volleyball tournament in eastern ...

HEALTHBEAT: US seeks to shore up world s blind spots in preparation for next disease outbreak

By Lauran Neergaard THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the ...

Canada wins pair of bronze medals at long-track speedskating World Cup

THE CANADIAN PRESS SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- Long-track speedskater Laurent Debreuil won bronze in the men's 500 metres Sunday for his ...

England collapses against Germany at Wembley in front of record home crowd for women s team

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON -- The first England women's game at the new Wembley Stadium was spoiled by Germany, with ...

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen hurt again, delays debut

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BARCELONA, Spain -- Barcelona says Belgium defender Thomas Vermaelen has had another injury and will remain sidelined. The Spanish club ...

Roman Koudelka of Czech Republic wins World Cup season opener in ski jump

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KLINGENTHAL, Germany -- Roman Koudelka overcame blustery conditions to claim his first World Cup win at the season-opening individual ...

Bangladesh beats Zimbabwe by 68 runs in 2nd one-day international

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh -- Left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny claimed his career best 4-29 to spin Bangladesh to a 68-run win ...

Suicide bomber kills at least 45, wounds dozens, at Afghan volleyball match, officials say

By Associated Press THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL -- A suicide bomber attacked a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least ...

Afghan officials say suicide bomber kills ‘at least 45′ at volleyball match in country s east

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL -- Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed "at least 45" people in an attack on ...

Afghan officials say suicide bomber kills ‘at least 45′ at volleyball match in country s east

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL -- Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed "at least 45" people in an attack on ...

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CEN AGENCY An Indian sweet maker made sure his daughter was the golden girl at her upcoming wedding by covering her in gold jewellery worth…
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Video: Bear mauls Indian farmer to death, injures second man (Warning: Graphic Content)

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian farmer was mauled to death and another left seriously injured after a terrifying and unusual bear attack in Karnataka on Monday,…
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Video: India’s real-life Spiderman scales buildings with bare hands

VANCOUVER DESI A 27-year-old man in India who is nicknamed the “real-life Spiderman” has become one of Karnataka’s leading tourist attractions for his ability to effortlessly…
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Victim of ski accident to open spinal-cord recovery centre in Richmond (w/video)

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Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI An exciting announcement was made this morning at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre. Soccer fans in Vancouver will…
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Doctor assisted suicide

Suresh Kurl: States that allow and encourage Euthanasia have to be God free zones

DR. SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  The following are the personal thoughts and feelings I had, when I attended a group of physicians, psychiatrists and religious…
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Spice Sports: Ryan Kesler returns, Lions fire head coach

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The return of beast mode descends upon us once again. Former Canuck Ryan Kesler makes his much anticipated return…
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Spice Sports: Canucks Game Preview & Darcy Rota interview

  GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Tonight on the Spice Sports show we will preview game 19 of the Canucks season. The Canucks…
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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India Sterilization Deaths

Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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Gut bacteria decide our body weight

IANS London – Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, shows a…
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