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Chicago Cubs 2018 season team preview: Now is their chance at a real dynasty

The Chicago Cubs are in the middle of a stretch long-time fans dared not dream of being possible even as recently as 2014. They’ve now gone to the NLCS three straight years, won the NL Central two straight years and took the 2016 World Series. In these last three seasons, they have averaged 97.3 wins.  Perhaps the easiest way to ...

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Canadian Real Estate Worth Billions Seized By Chinese Government

Better Dwelling: One of China’s largest overseas buyers just had its operations seized by the government. The China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC), a state run regulator, has officially begun prosecution of Wu Xiaohui, the former CEO of Anbang. The process has led the government to seize control of the assets “temporarily,” placing billions of dollars of Canadian real estate in ...

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Islamophobia: The Very Real Monster In Canada's Closet

When I was in the sixth grade, I remember asking my mother what it was like for Muslims before 9/11. I was met with some pretty flowery language about how “Muslims could walk with their heads held high,” and how “Canada used to be safe for us.” Although I really appreciated the fantasy of living in a pre-9/11 world for ...

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Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid sanctioned for international transfers of minors

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned Spanish clubs Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid for breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18. The two clubs were found to have violated several provisions concerning the international transfer and first registration of minor players as well as other relevant provisions with regard to the ...

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Employee Who Sent False Missile Alert Was '100 Per Cent Sure' It Was Real

HONOLULU — A former Hawaii state worker who sent a false missile alert last month said Friday that he’s devastated for causing panic but was “100 per cent sure” at the time that the attack was real. The man in his 50s spoke to reporters on the condition that he not be identified because he fears for his safety after ...

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