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Eugenie Bouchard into quarter-finals at Australian Open

Eugenie Bouchard became the first Canadian in 22 years to reach the singles' quarter-finals of a Grand Slam on Sunday by beating Casey Dellacqua 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 6-0 at the Australian Open.<p>The 19-year-old from Montreal is the first Canadian since Patricia Hy-Boulais at the 1992 US Open to get this …

Tennis

Seven seriously hurt in Bangkok blast; military urges end to crisis | News Home | Reuters

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Twenty-eight people were wounded, seven seriously, in explosions on Sunday at a camp of anti-government protesters in Bangkok, the latest violence in a prolonged political crisis dividing the country and threatening the Thai economy.<p>A man displays a shirt damaged in an explosion …

Protest

A Canadian's uphill climb to a medal

No Canadian man has ever skied his way to an Olympic cross-country medal. Can Russian-born Ivan Babikov be our first?<p>Anyone wondering just how tough …

Started from the bottom, now he's here: Drake wins SNL

The six buzziest talking points from the weekend and beyond<p>Welcome to <i>Six Ways to Sunday</i>, your weekly digest of the things in pop culture and news …

Obama: Marijuana No More Dangerous Than Alcohol

With a majority of Americans now in favor marijuana legalization, President Barack Obama is now saying weed is no more dangerous to individuals' health than alcohol.<p>In an interview with the New Yorker's David Remnick published Sunday, Obama said while he believes marijuana is "not very healthy," …

Thai protesters march on, defiant after grenade attack | News Home | Reuters

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters marched defiantly through Thailand’s capital on Saturday, with one group entering a police compound, undeterred by a grenade explosion the day before that wounded 35 demonstrators and killed one.<p>Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban takes part in a march in …

Protest

IMF, UN officials among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack | News Home | Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - A Taliban suicide bomber and gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in the heart of the Afghan capital Kabul, killing 21 people including three United Nations staff and the International Monetary Fund’s top representative in Afghanistan.<p>Fawad, a worker of a Lebanese …

Afghanistan