Kaepernick to work out for Raiders in 1st NFL opportunity since 2016: reports

Colin Kaepernick is getting his first chance to work out for an NFL team since last playing in the league in 2016 when he started kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality.

Lawyers, a factory worker among the ordinary Ukrainians holding the line against Russia at Izyum

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Most of those on the Ukrainian front line are regular army troops, but paramilitary and volunteer battalions are also active, and their recruits are ordinary Ukrainians, many of whom signed up to serve within days of the Russian invasion.

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar sentenced to 12 years in child porn case

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Josh Duggar, the former reality TV star of the series 19 Kids and Counting was sentenced to 12 years in prison Wednesday after he was convicted last December of receiving and possessing child pornography.

Alphonso Davies will return for Canada's 3 matches in June international window

Bayern Munich star Alphonso Davies, sidelined from international play since November, returns to action with Canada for June games against Iran, Curacao and Honduras.

Dozens of migrants missing off Tunisia's coast after boat capsized

Rescue teams searched Wednesday for dozens of people reported missing after a boat carrying migrants from Libya to Europe capsized off Tunisia's coast.

Federal justice minister criticizes Quebec's use of notwithstanding clause for Bill 96

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Canada's federal justice minister said he is worried about how Bill 96 will affect Quebecers access to health care and justice. He also criticized the province for its use of the notwithstanding clause.

Cliff Derksen, longtime advocate for families of crime victims, has died

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Cliff Derksen, a longtime advocate for families of victims of crime, died on Sunday.

FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers coming to Hamilton on Canada Day

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Hamilton will host a FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers game on Canada Day — July 1 — when Team Canada will take on the Dominican Republic.

Calgary police union 'reluctantly' directs officers to remove thin blue line patch from uniforms

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The Calgary Police Association has “reluctantly” directed its members to remove the thin blue line patches from their street uniforms while declaring victory in other areas of negotiation with the police commission.

Conservatives call on Canada Soccer to cancel match with Iranian team

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The Conservatives are joining a growing number of calls for Canada Soccer to cancel a controversial exhibition game against Iran set for next month in Vancouver.

At least 14 killed after series of explosions rock Afghanistan, Taliban says

A series of explosions shook Afghanistan on Wednesday, the Taliban said, including a blast inside a mosque in the capital of Kabul that killed at least five worshippers and three bombings of minivans in the country's north that killed ni...

Colourful curling great Thomas Ulsrud, winner of 2010 Olympic silver, dies at 50

Norwegian curler Thomas Ulsrud, a three-time Olympian who won silver at the 2010 Vancouver Games, has died after a long illness, the World Curling Federation said Wednesday. He was 50.

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