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Santa Anita Park has second horse death of fall meet, 34th since December

Santa Anita Park has second horse death of fall meet, 34th since December

A horse racing at California’s Santa Anita Park on Saturday broke his left front ankle and was euthanized by doctors — the 34th horse death at the famed track since December. Satchel Paige, a 3-year-old gelding, was pulled up at the 3/8th pole of the race and transported in an equine ambulance, according to track…MORE

Buckle up — Canada’s election will be a cliffhanger

Buckle up — Canada’s election will be a cliffhanger

Nasty. It is not a word associated much with Canada — except perhaps with the winters here. But during this election campaign, nastiness has been one of the only unifying themes, as parties trade insults and dig up scandals from coast to coast to coast. Canada votes in a general election on Monday, and the…MORE

Japan’s dream Rugby World Cup campaign ended by South Africa

Japan’s dream Rugby World Cup campaign ended by South Africa

Japan’s exhilarating Rugby World Cup run came to an end with a 26-3 defeat by South Africa in Tokyo. The host nation took the tournament by storm after winning all its group stage games but was overpowered by a physical South African side in Sunday’s quarterfinal clash. The victory means the Springboks will next face…MORE

Company profits haven’t been under this much pressure since 2016

Company profits haven’t been under this much pressure since 2016

Happy Sunday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Microsoft. Procter & Gamble. Verizon. Intel. These are just some of the companies in the S&P 500 that are scheduled to report results this week — setting the tone as…MORE

Three key Trump challenges to transgender and abortion rights

Three key Trump challenges to transgender and abortion rights

The debate on transgender and abortion protections has percolated in recent months as a challenge to the Affordable Healthcare Act awaits a ruling, a workplace discrimination case focused on transgender rights sits before the Supreme Court and multiple state abortion restrictions make their way through the courts. The Trump administration is also working to explicitly…MORE

Red card costs France as Wales surges to Rugby World Cup semifinal

Red card costs France as Wales surges to Rugby World Cup semifinal

A red card for France forward Sebastein Vahaamahina swung the pendulum in a seesawing Rugby World Cup quarterfinal as Wales fought back to win 20-19. On 49 minutes, France led 19-10 thanks to a blistering opening half that saw Vahaamahina, Charles Ollivon and Virimii Vakatawa score three first half tries. Aaron Wainwright dotted down for…MORE

It’s International Sloth Day … so you have an excuse to be lazy

It’s International Sloth Day … so you have an excuse to be lazy

Today is International Sloth Day, a moment for the world to stop and appreciate the exquisitely strange gift that is the sloth. Below are some of the things you need to know to truly appreciate everything sloths can offer. But don’t rush through this. After all, sloths are famously slow. They probably wouldn’t want you…MORE

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