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Anna Fenninger strikes again, wins super-G in Bulgaria to challenge Maze for overall title

By Derek Gatopoulos THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANSKO, Bulgaria — Olympic champion Anna Fenninger added to her World Cup... (more...)

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Fenninger strikes again: Wins super-G in Bulgaria to challenge Maze

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANSKO, Bulgaria — Olympic champion Anna Fenninger of Austria added pace to her World Cup title... (more...)

Man United still waiting for expensive signings Angel Di Maria, Juan Mata to find top form

By Steve Douglas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MANCHESTER, England — Juan Mata and Angel Di Maria are the two most expensive... (more...)

Guangzhou extend contract with Brazilian striker Elkeson

Guangzhou, March 2 (IANS) — Brazilian striker Elkeson has signed a new four-year contract with Chinese football club... (more...)

Ajax beat PSV 3-1 to close the gap in Dutch football leage

Eindhoven, March 2 (IANS) — AFC Ajax narrowed the gap with Dutch football league leaders PSV Eindhoven to 11 points... (more...)

Sao Paulo sign ex-Werder Bremen midfielder

Rio de Janeiro, March 2 (IANS) — Six-time Brazilian football champions Sao Paulo have signed former Werder Bremen and... (more...)

China s Zhang Yiwei wins snowboard halfpipe in US Grand Prix, Kelly Clark wins womens

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARK CITY, Utah — China’s Zhang Yiwei won the men’s snowboard halfpipe in the U.S.... (more...)

Sunday s Freestyle Moguls World Cup Results

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Freestyle Dual Moguls World Cup Sunday’s results At Tazawako, Japan MEN Big Final 1. Mikael Kingsbury,... (more...)

Sunday s Men s World Cup Giant Slalom Results

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Men’s World Cup Giant Slalom Sunday’s results At Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany 1. Marcel... (more...)

Sunday s Women s World Cup Combined Results

By The Assocaited Press THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Women’s World Cup Combined Sunday’s results At Bansko, Bulgaria 1.... (more...)

Slovenia s Zan Kosir wins 2nd straight World Cup parallel slalom snowboard event

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ASAHIKAWA, Japan — Zan Kosir of Slovenia won his second straight World Cup parallel slalom snowboard... (more...)

McKinnon, Bohonnon give United States its 1st World Cup aerials title double

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINSK, Belarus — Kiley McKinnon and Mac Bohonnon gave the United States its first ever World Cup... (more...)

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Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

COREY WILLIAMS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming…
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Groom dumped by bride-to-be for a wedding guest accuses her of drugging him before ceremony

VANCOUVER DESI A 25-year-old Indian groom who was dumped by his bride-to-be for a wedding guest after he suffered an alleged seizure has accused his…
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Vancouver woman sues hot yoga guru Bikram Choudhury for sexual assault

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI A Vancouver woman is claiming the leader of one of B.C.’s largest yoga chains repeatedly sexually assaulted and coerced her over…
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Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Born in 1997 in Burnaby, BC Canada, Akhil Jobanputra is an upcoming Canadian Indian classical vocalist of the Mewati…
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From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Some weeks ago I wrote what some felt were scathing bolgs; Modi: A Madari or A Nation Builder? on…
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End Gang Life: How parents can play a role in gang prevention

GEETA REDDY COMBINED SPECIAL FORCES ENFORCEMENT UNIT B.C. SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI It is safe to assume parents only want the best for their children….
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God keep our land glorious and free: Bill C-51 a timely script to end terrorism on Canadian soil

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI I understand life. It is an ongoing struggle for a safe and peaceful survival. I have lived through the 1947 partition…
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Got extra breast milk? Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU acting as dispensary

Fraser Health is making it easier for moms to donate through new program AMY REID SURREY NOW SURREY — Fraser Health is in need of…
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‘Heartbreaking’: Father sobs as children who died in tragic Alberta pesticide poisoning laid to rest

MARTY KLINKENBERG POSTMEDIA NEWS EDMONTON — Her small wooden casket draped in a white shroud, the first of two siblings to die in a tragic poisoning…
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Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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Another child from Alberta family dies after being exposed to pesticide

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — Another child has died after being exposed to an insecticide his parents were using to kill bedbugs in…
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U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

COREY WILLIAMS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming…
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Ontario family files $12.5-million lawsuit against hospital over son’s suicide

Suit alleges 20-year-old was supposed to be checked every 15 minutes but was left unattended for more than 21/2 hours   VANCOUVER DESI A Brampton,…
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Two Fort McMurray children still in critical condition after pesticide poisoning

EDMONTON JOURNAL A Fort McMurray apartment unit contaminated by a dangerous pesticide that killed an infant and sickened four other children tested clear Tuesday, but…
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Indian city bans big public gatherings over swine flu fears, as deaths surpass 900 nationwide

R. K. MISRA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AHMEDABAD, India — A west Indian city has banned large public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread…
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This Nanimo man refused to accept that severed spinal cord would make walking impossible

JULIE CHADWICK NANAIMO DAILY NEWS The flocks of seagulls overhead make for a familiar sight as one rounds the curves of Cedar Road toward the…
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Merck gives free license allowing cheap versions of its HIV drug for children in poor nations

LINDA A. JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. — Drugmaker Merck & Co. has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to…
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