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Croatia aims to escape 20-year World Cup shadow by beating Russia

By Tim BoothThe Associated Press Fri., July 6, 2018 SOCHI, Russia—Twenty years ago, Croatia made its World Cup debut with a result that happened only once previously in the tournament’s history and has never been topped. Finishing in third place the first time it participated in soccer’s biggest showcase set a lofty standard. Luka Modric […]

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Former student athletes say Ohio State University doctor groped men for years

COLUMBUS, OHIO—On paper, Richard Strauss was a well-regarded Ohio State University physician who examined young athletes for decades as a team doctor and sports-medicine researcher. Some former athletes recall him differently: Locker-room voyeur. Serial groper. “Dr. Jelly Paws.” In interviews with The Associated Press in recent weeks, seven former athletes and a former nursing student […]

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Trudeau to meet with Tory to talk refugee resettlement

By The Canadian Press Fri., July 6, 2018 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with Toronto Mayor John Tory this morning, against the backdrop of the city’s escalating gun violence and Ontario’s clashes with Ottawa over carbon pricing and refugee resettlement. Trudeau met yesterday with newly elected Ontario Premier Doug Ford, who earlier in the […]

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Shree Paradkar: Whataboutism is just a trolling tactic — and it deserves to be shut down

This much is for sure: there’s no dearth of injustices around the world. But just when you tackle the proverbial elephant, up pops this logical fallacy: “What about that other bit here, what about that bit there?” When I, as a Canadian from India, write about racism and white supremacy, the predictable question is, “But […]

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Donald Trump makes 100 false claims for second consecutive week

WASHINGTON – Until this month, U.S. President Donald Trump had not made more than 60 false claims in any single week of his presidency. He has now made 100 false claims in each of the last two weeks. After shattering his old record by uttering an astonishing 103 false claims two weeks ago, an average […]