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Prairies ticket claims Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket purchased in the Prairies claimed Friday night's colossal $60 million Lotto Max jackpot.
Rielly scores winner, Maple Leafs blank Sabres 3-0 for first pre-season win

Rielly scores winner, Maple Leafs blank Sabres 3-0 for first pre-season win

TORONTO — Following two consecutive losses, Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock said he would use his next game to evaluate Auston Matthews and Patrick Marleau together so he can see them in action on the power play.

Man gains entry to Yankees clubhouse after game in Toronto

TORONTO — A man was detained by stadium security after gaining entry to the New York Yankees clubhouse after Friday's game at Rogers Centre.

OHL Roundup: Nick Wong scores hat trick as Generals down Wolves in season opener

SUDBURY, Ont. — Nick Wong scored a hat trick as Oshawa Generals downed the Sudbury Wolves 8-2 on Friday night in Ontario Hockey League action.
Goins belts grand slam as Jays begin final home series with 8-1 rout of Yankees

Goins belts grand slam as Jays begin final home series with 8-1 rout of Yankees

TORONTO — First Ryan Goins burned the Yankees with the hidden ball trick. His next act put the game out of reach.
Gotcha! Jays' Goins gets Todd Frazier with hidden-ball trick

Gotcha! Jays' Goins gets Todd Frazier with hidden-ball trick

TORONTO — Blue Jays shortstop Ryan Goins used the hidden-ball trick to retire New York Yankees slugger Todd Frazier on Friday night.
Government will move forward with process to put Ukraine on weapons export list: Trudeau

Government will move forward with process to put Ukraine on weapons export list: Trudeau

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Canadian government will place Ukraine on a list of countries to which it will permit certain weapons exports.

B.C. court halts extradition of pair on way to India to face murder charges

VANCOUVER — A defence lawyer says the extradition of two British Columbia residents to India to face murder charges was challenged in court because the federal justice minister's decision to surrender the pair failed to consider new information.

Damage from hurricane Maria complicating rescue efforts in Dominica: Alghabra

OTTAWA — The devastation wrought by hurricane Maria is hampering plans to evacuate more than 150 Canadian students from the storm-ravaged Caribbean island of Dominica.

Prof launches petition to change Clan team name at Simon Fraser University

VANCOUVER — For more than 50 years, Simon Fraser University's sports teams have played under the name The Clan, to honour the Scottish heritage of the school's namesake.