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Runner says tainted burrito led to test for banned substance

Runner says tainted burrito led to test for banned substance

Shelby Houlihan, the American record holder in the 1,500 and 5,000 meters, was banned for four years after failing to prove that tainted pork caused her positive test for an anabolic steroid, sport's highest court said Tuesday.
May home sales fell 7.4 per cent, but on pace for record level this year: CREA

May home sales fell 7.4 per cent, but on pace for record level this year: CREA

Home sales across the country are starting to fall back from highs seen earlier in the year, but the Canadian Real Estate Association still expects the number of transactions during 2021 to set a new record. May's 56,156 sales were a 7.
'We need more': Democrats frustrated as agenda faces hurdles

'We need more': Democrats frustrated as agenda faces hurdles

EDWARDSVILLE, Pa.
US Park service sued after gate kills Ugandan humanitarian

US Park service sued after gate kills Ugandan humanitarian

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a women’s rights activist from Uganda sued the National Park Service this month after she was decapitated last year by a gate at Utah’s Arches National Park.
MacKenzie Scott, citing wealth gap, donates $2.7 billion

MacKenzie Scott, citing wealth gap, donates $2.7 billion

MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist known for her impromptu multi-billion dollar donations to charities and racial equity causes, announced Tuesday that she has given $2.7 billion to 286 organizations.
Edward Burtynsky, Director X among artists in Luminato Festival Toronto lineup

Edward Burtynsky, Director X among artists in Luminato Festival Toronto lineup

TORONTO — Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky, filmmaker Director X and theatre artist Christine Brubaker are among the artists set to present original works at the Luminato Festival Toronto this fall.
More evidence suggests COVID-19 was in US by Christmas 2019

More evidence suggests COVID-19 was in US by Christmas 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A new analysis of blood samples from 24,000 Americans taken early last year is the latest and largest study to suggest that the new coronavirus popped up in the U.S.
Daniel Lanois, Savannah Ré, Charlotte Cardin, make long list of Polaris Music Prize

Daniel Lanois, Savannah Ré, Charlotte Cardin, make long list of Polaris Music Prize

TORONTO — Illustrious U2 producer Daniel Lanois, indie vocal powerhouse Charlotte Cardin and recent Juno Award winner Savannah Ré have made the Polaris Music Prize long list.

Candy Straight, who led push to get GOP women elected, dies

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Candace “Candy” Straight, an investment banker and film producer who worked for decades to help get women elected to office in New Jersey, has died. She was 73.

The top 10 books on the Apple Store

Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. The President’s Daughter by Bill Clinton & James Patterson - 9780316540735 - (Little, Brown and Company and Knopf) 2.