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LeBron James becomes partner in Boston Red Sox ownership group: reports

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LeBron James has become a partner in Fenway Sports Group, making the Los Angeles Lakers star a part-owner of the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Globe reported Tuesday.

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After industry outcry, Ottawa agrees to clarify cross-border travel rules for autoworkers

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After complaints from the auto industry, the federal government has agreed to clarify cross-border travel rules for autoworkers during the pandemic, an industry representative tells the CBC following a virtual meeting between Public Safety Minister Bill Blair and stakeholders on Tuesday.

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After industry outcry, Ottawa agrees to clarify cross-border travel rules for autoworkers

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After complaints from the auto industry, the federal government has agreed to clarify cross-border travel rules for autoworkers during the pandemic, an industry representative tells the CBC following a virtual meeting between Public Safety Minister Bill Blair and stakeholders on Tuesday.

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Biden: We’ll have news soon on sharing U.S. vaccines with other countries

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U.S. President Joe Biden says he’ll have news soon on sharing excess U.S. vaccines for COVID-19 with other countries. He says he’s been talking to some other countries. Canada says it’s hoping to get some of the American supply.

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Siakam, VanVleet among 4 Raptors cleared for practice after being out for virus protocols

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Four Toronto Raptors are one step closer to returning. Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet, Malachi Flynn and Patrick McCaw were cleared to practise in Detroit on Tuesday after being sidelined for health and safety protocols for more than a week.

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Russia interfered in U.S. election, likely at Putin’s behest, intelligence report says

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Russian President Vladimir Putin knew of and likely directed a Russian effort to manipulate the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign to benefit former president Donald Trump with “misleading or unsubstantiated allegations” against challenger Joe¬†Biden, U.S. intelligence officials said on Tuesday.

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At least 58 dead in Niger market shooting

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Gunmen on motorcycles attacked and shot dead at least 58 civilians returning from a market in Niger.

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NWHL founder Dani Rylan Kearney resigns from posts as league adviser, team owner

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National Women’s Hockey League founder and former commissioner Dani Rylan Kearney resigned Tuesday from her post as an adviser to the league and president of the entity that owns four of its six teams.

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Canada’s Riech races virtually alone en route to world record in 1,500 metres

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In the form of a virtual race, running alone, Canadian middle-distance running star Nate Riech shattered his own world record in the 1,500 metres Saturday by 4 seconds.

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Erin O’Toole says a Conservative government wouldn’t cut foreign aid

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Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole today reversed his predecessor’s position on foreign aid spending, saying that a Conservative government led by him wouldn’t cut that budget.