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Aujourd’hui — 19 février 2020National Post

Agent: Broncos QB Flacco plans to play in 2020

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Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco intends to continue playing in 2020, assuming he is cleared medically in his recovery from a neck injury, his agent said Tuesday. Read More

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Hedge funds use DIY strategies to gauge coronavirus impact

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NEW YORK -- As investors crunch numbers to determine how the coronavirus will hit China's economy, hedge fund manager Nathaniel Polachek has tied much of his outlook to the fate of a ship anchored near Weihai, China. Read More

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U.K. symphony musician plays violin while surgeons remove tumour from her brain

LONDON — A violinist underwent brain surgery while playing her instrument in order to show doctors which part of the organ they should avoid damaging. Read More

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Baseball-LeBron blasts MLB over Astros cheating scandal

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LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James on Tuesday expressed his outrage over the Astros 2017 sign-stealing scandal, which has rocked the sport and led to calls for Houston's World Series title from that season to be vacated. Read More

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Mets RHP Lugo fractures small left toe

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New York Mets right-hander Seth Lugo will be sidelined from throwing for at least three days after fracturing his left small toe, manager Luis Rojas told reporters on Tuesday. Read More

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Singer Lewis Capaldi wins big at BRIT awards as rapper Dave calls PM racist

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LONDON -- Scottish singer Lewis Capaldi and rapper Dave were the big winners at the BRIT Awards on Tuesday, in a ceremony packed with performances, including Dave's lyrical attack on Britain's prime minister who he accused of being racist. Read More

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Reports: Seahawks to sign ex-Panthers TE Olsen

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Ex-Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen agreed to sign a one-year, $7 million contract with the Seattle Seahawks, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday. Read More

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Children prey to online ads of harmful products, regulation needed – UN study

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GENEVA -- Children and adolescents are being bombarded with ads on social media promoting harmful products from fast food to tobacco and alcohol, according to a United Nations-backed report on Wednesday that called for regulation. Read More

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Matt Gurney: Indigenous leaders understand the dangers of this moment. Does Trudeau?

The prime minister is fond of saying better is always possible. Unfortunately, so's the opposite — worse is always possible, and we may well be heading in that direction. Read More

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Hormel joins Tyson Foods, JBS in removing drug banned by China from hog supply

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CHICAGO -- Spam-maker Hormel Foods Corp is eliminating a growth drug banned by China from its hog supply, the company said on Tuesday, joining rivals that are seeking to increase meat sales to Chinese buyers grappling with a pork shortage. Read More

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro offers credit for indigenous farmers as he pushes to open their lands

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BRASILIA -- Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday said he was pushing a bill through Congress to allow commercial mining and agriculture on protected indigenous lands, as he met with tribal leaders to announce a credit line to support indigenous farmers who have developed soy plantations on their reservations. Read More

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South Koreans return home from quarantined ship off Japan – Yonhap

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SEOUL -- A presidential jet brought home six South Koreans and a Japanese spouse from a quarantined cruise ship docked off Japan on Wednesday, according to Yonhap news agency. Read More

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NCAA ponders one-time transfer rule for all sports

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Division I athletes in all sports could transfer once and be immediately eligible if the Division I council adopts an idea being considered by the Transfer Waiver Working Group. Read More

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No. 12 Villanova gets back to Big East play vs. DePaul

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Villanova will be looking for its third consecutive victory when it visits DePaul for a Big East Conference game on Wednesday. Read More

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Tripoli government suspends Libya talks after Haftar attacks Tripoli port

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TRIPOLI/CAIRO -- Libya's internationally recognized government on Tuesday suspended talks hosted by the United Nations to halt warfare over the capital after eastern forces shelled Tripoli's port, killing three people and almost hitting a highly explosive gas tanker. Read More

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Blues trade for Canadiens D Scandella

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The St. Louis Blues acquired defensemen Marco Scandella from the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday in exchange for a 2020 second-round draft pick and a conditional fourth-round pick in 2021. Read More

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Rangers carry momentum into matchup with Blackhawks

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The New York Rangers have played their way into the outer fringes of the postseason picture in the Eastern Conference, while the Chicago Blackhawks appear to be playing their way out of the West. Read More

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Bolsonaro and son blast probe of Brazil hit man killed by police

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his son on Tuesday hurled criticism at state authorities investigating the death of an alleged hit man who was suspected of involvement in the murder of a well-known Rio de Janeiro councilwoman. Read More

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro offers credit for indigenous farmers as he pushes to open their lands

Par : Reuters
BRASILIA -- Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday said he was pushing a bill through Congress to allow commercial mining and agriculture on protected indigenous lands, as he met with tribal leaders to announce a credit line to support indigenous farmers who have developed soy plantations on their reservations. Read More

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Winners and losers in the 2020-21 British Columbia budget

VICTORIA -- A look at who might benefit, and who might not, from Finance Minister Carole James's B.C. budget: Read More

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Champagne campaigns for Security Council in Trudeau’s place at Caribbean summit

OTTAWA -- Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne wrapped two days of meetings at a summit with Caribbean leaders saying he's confident he was campaigning among "family" for support for Canada's election to the United Nations Security Council. Read More

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Hier — 18 février 2020National Post

Rates of melanoma tied to UV exposure vary widely state to state

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(Reuters Health) - Rates of melanoma caused by exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays vary widely from state to state, a new U.S. study suggests. Read More

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Ghani named winner of disputed Afghan poll, rival also claims victory

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KABUL -- Afghanistan on Tuesday declared incumbent Ashraf Ghani winner of a disputed presidential election, but his main rival rejected the result and vowed to form his own government, threatening new turmoil as the United State strives to seal a U.S. troop withdrawal deal with Taliban militants. Read More

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What people are saying about the B.C. budget

VICTORIA -- Some quotes from B.C. Finance Minister Carole James's 2020 budget speech and reaction to the government's fiscal plan: Read More

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Utah Senate votes to decriminalize polygamy among consenting adults

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SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah state Senate voted unanimously on Tuesday effectively to decriminalize polygamy among consenting adults, reducing penalties for a practice with deep religious roots in the predominantly Mormon state. Read More

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Concerns raised over Saskatchewan ban on sex offenders changing names

REGINA -- Questions are being raised about the Saskatchewan government's denying sex offenders the ability to legally change their names. Read More

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Inactive teens may be more prone to depression

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(Reuters Health) - Sedentary teens may be more likely than their active peers to be depressed, and a new study suggests even light exercise like walking might help reduce this risk. Read More

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PDVSA slams U.S. sanctions on Rosneft over Venezuela activity

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CARACAS -- Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA said on Tuesday it rejected U.S. sanctions on Russian state oil company Rosneft over its continued trading of oil from the South American country. Read More

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Utah Senate votes to decriminalize polygamy among consenting adults

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SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah state Senate voted unanimously on Tuesday to effectively decriminalize polygamy among consenting adults, approving a bill to reduce the penalty for plural marriage from a felony to an infraction on par with a traffic ticket. Read More

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