The pariah state’s regime is not invincible. If it doesn’t free its people, they will free themselves – sooner rather than later
CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. — Oh Well was the class of the Mohawk Million on Saturday night. American Tim Tetrick drove the 3/5 favourite to a solid two-and-a-half length victory at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Starting on the rail, Tetrick had Oh Well standing third halfway through the race before taking the lead from Oh Look Magic with a quarter-mile to go. And the outcome was never in doubt as Oh Well claimed the race for two-year-old trotters in a stakes record-tying 1:53.4. Silly Me Hanover, at 42/1 odds,
Jordan Addison caught a go-ahead 21-yard touchdown pass with 1:13 left and No. 7 USC overcame a shaky performance for a 17-14 victory over Oregon State on Saturday night. The Beavers, vying to start 4-0 for the first time since 2012, took the lead on Jam Griffin's 18-yard touchdown run with 4:41 remaining. The Trojans (4-0, 2-0 Pac-12) did not look like the team that dominated its first three opponents with 40 or more points per game.
Authorities and residents in Florida were keeping a cautious eye on Tropical Storm Ian as it rumbled through the Caribbean on Sunday, expected to continue gaining strength and become a major hurricane in the coming days on a forecast track toward the state. Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for all of Florida the previous day, expanding an initial order that had covered two dozen counties. “We encourage all Floridians to make their preparations,” DeSantis said in a statement.
VANCOUVER — The Calgary Stampeders avoided a season sweep at the hands of the B.C. Lions with a defensively impressive 25-11 win at B.C. Place on Saturday. A spectacular 54-yard catch by rookie Jalen Philpot of Delta, B.C., set up the only major score of the first half, landing the Stampeders (9-5) on B.C.’s three-yard-line for a touchdown conversion by Ka’Deem Carey. Calgary failed on its two-point convert attempt. Peyton Logan added a 19-yard touchdown run with 1:57 left in the fourth quarter,
ROME (AP) — Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that could move the country’s politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe, with war in Ukraine fueling skyrocketing energy bills and testing the West's resolve to stand united against Russian aggression. Polls opened at 7 a.m. (0500GMT). The counting of paper ballots was expected to begin shortly after they close at 11 p.m. (2100 GMT), with projections based on partial results coming early Monday morning. Before pu
After powerful storm Fiona left a trail of destruction in Canada's east coast on Saturday, the focus shifted to massive clean-up efforts, damage assessment and restoration of power and telecom services as officials warned of a long road to recovery. The Canadian Hurricane Centre estimated that Fiona was the lowest pressured land falling storm on record in Canada.
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The Category 3 typhoon is travelling at speeds of 195 km/h after a period of "explosive intensification".
The Japanese government is preparing to hold a lavish state funeral for Shinzo Abe on Tuesday amid protests against the taxpayer-funded ceremony for the country’s longest-serving, but discordant, leader. The government announced on Friday that it will hold the state funeral at a projected cost of up to $12m to the public because of hefty security and reception fees to host foreign dignitaries. Abe was the country’s longest-serving prime minister and was the president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
Ministers accused of turning a blind eye to potential danger of abusive recruitment practices
Britain’s two-party system excludes smaller, extreme parties from parliament. But they operate in more insidious ways
The postmortems have already begun, with Giorgia Meloni and the radical right set to win today for the first time since the war
One taste of its gloriously zingy Lebanese flavours and you know you’re in the right place
It’s an expert task, assessing which trees need trimming, which taken, which left alone. By Allan Jenkins
Difficult feelings should be welcomed, say Philippa Perry. They can help us find out what changes we need to make
It can be hard to separate the chardonnays of the northern hemisphere from the south – and these three from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa could easily pass as Burgundian classics, says
This week’s corrections
There is a blackbird on my desk. It is small, this blackbird, and plump; it is eyeing me with a yellow eye too sharp to be entirely kind. It is printed on a card measuring four inches square, and this card has become softened and dented with time. Inside the card – in thick black ink drawn out from the nib of a fountain pen, or possibly a feather quill – Hilary Mantel, a woman I loved, has written that she hopes I am well, and happy, and happily at work.
The Five Eyes intelligence network was born after MI5 unmasked a Scottish hairdresser as a Nazi spy involved in a plot against the US, a new book reveals.