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THE ABCS OF TPP

Canada and 11 other countries struck a deal to create a free-trade area spanning from Chile to Japan. Here's a primer on what it is and how Canadian industries could be affected<p>WHAT IS IT?<p>The Trans-Pacific Partnership would create a free-trade zone among 12 nations around the Pacific, making it the …

Mark Buehrle falls short, Blue Jays fans divided

The Toronto Blue Jays finished up the regular season with a 12-3 thumping by the Tampa Bay Rays.<p>The big story of the game was that manager John …

Toronto Blue Jays

Russia's new claim to North Pole puts pressure on Canada, expert says

Russia's new bid for a vast swath of Arctic territory, including the North Pole, backs Canada into an uncomfortable corner in future negotiations over the frozen region, a defence expert says.<p>Moscow's revised international submission was revealed Tuesday in a statement by the country's foreign …

The Martian on course for a Gravity-defying record at US box office

Film,The Martian,Culture,Science fiction and fantasy,3D,Technology,US news,World news,Film industry,Business,Gravity,Sicario,The Intern,Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials,The Walk,Joseph Gordon-Levitt,Matt Damon,Ridley Scott<p>Ridley Scott’s film eyeing all-time October box-office opening mark set by …

Tories did lousy job explaining TPP to Canadians

Selling a massive Pacific Rim trade deal to Canadians won't be easy.<p>And that's unfortunate because there are plenty of good reasons why Canada should be part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The 12-country deal will give Canadian businesses preferential access to markets in key Asian countries, …

Campaign Notebook: As Liberals take lead, this could be the defining issue

<i>This is the Globe's daily election newsletter. Sign up to get it by e-mail each morning.</i><p><b>Campaign Notebook by John Ibbitson (@JohnIbbitson)</b><p>Voters of a certain age will remember the epic election of 1988, fought over whether to ratify the free-trade agreement between Canada and the United States. We …

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Left off Blue Jays’ ALDS roster, Mark Buehrle reaches end of the line

After Toronto manager John Gibbons took the ball from the hand of Mark Buehrle, the dejected Blue Jays pitcher walked very slowly from the mound to the dugout.<p>Buehrle could not even get out of the first inning in Sunday's regular-season finale against the Tampa Bay Rays, his quest for a …

B.C. man persuaded to give up coveted licence to hunt grizzly bears

Brent Sheppe grew up in a family of hunters, and for almost as long as he can remember he wanted to kill what some people regard as the biggest trophy of all.<p>"It's been a dream of mine to get a grizzly bear. You know, to be able to hunt something that could hunt you back is pretty intimidating, is …

Israel toughens measures against Palestinians, West Bank youth killed

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel announced harsher measures to tackle Palestinian violence on Monday as a Palestinian teenager was killed in a clash with Israeli soldiers near the West Bank town of Bethlehem, a Palestinian hospital source said.<p>A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl a stone …

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Mark Buehrle struggles in possible final start of career

Mark Buehrle was given the start for the Toronto Blue Jays in their regular-season finale against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday and was expected to …

Baseball

American Apparel Files for Bankruptcy

Is this finally the end for the company?<p>Early Monday morning, American Apparel — a retailer known as much for its controversies and envelope-pushing ads as it is for its spandex — filed for bankruptcy protection, citing $311 million in debt, sales declines, employee dissatisfaction and lawsuits, …

NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a signal of new tensions raised by Moscow's airstrikes in Syria, NATO denounced Russia on Monday for "irresponsible …

8 Tips to Help You Come Home with Great Travel Photos

In this article I will talk about travel photography and how you can take great images of everything when you travel. I’m not talking about camping …

This email rant just cost a male Girls in Tech employee his job

Girls in Tech, a non-profit organisation that aims to boost the visibility of women in the industry, was looking for sponsors for an event called "Lady Pitch Night." DeMartini emailed Mindjet CMO Amy Millard to see if she was interested. But Millard took issue with the use of "Lady" in the event's …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Steve Jobs' widow Laurene Powell Jobs "repeatedly tried to kill" the new movie about the life of her husband.</b> Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak, however, feels "that it did a great job."<p><b>2. Twitter has reportedly dropped expansion plans at the last minute.</b> The company was due to lease new office …

Philips Announces New Hue Bulbs, Hue Bridge 2.0 With HomeKit Compatibility

Philips today announced its first HomeKit-enabled product, debuting the Hue Bridge 2.0, an updated version of its original Hue Bridge. With the Hue Bridge 2.0, its line of Philips Hue lights are able to work with Apple's home automation platform, allowing all existing and future Hue bulbs to be …

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