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Toronto Allows Sex Workers at Body Rub Parlours to Lock Their Doors

Toronto will no longer force body rub parlours and holistic centres to keep their doors unlocked. Photo by Colin Perkel/CPToronto will no longer force workers at body rub parlours to keep their doors unlocked—a win for sex worker safety, a prominent advocate said. “It’s quite ridiculous that it's so small and we had to fight…

Toronto Raptors Are Composing Their Own Story to Keep Title Defense Alive

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressThe Toronto Raptors shouldn't be here, tied up at three games apiece with the Boston Celtics and headed to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals after an epic 125-122 double-overtime win on Wednesday.But it's now clearer than ever that the Raptors aren't at all concerned with what's supposed to happen.Let's go…

Toronto Cop Who Made a Million While Suspended for 13 Years Finally Off the Payroll

A Facebook image of Ioan-Florin Floria (R)More than 13 years since he was arrested, eight years since he was acquitted, and two years since he was fired for professional misconduct, and roughly one million dollars in salary later, Ioan-Florin Floria is off the Toronto Police Service payroll—for now.  Floria’s dismissal follows a ruling from the Ontario…

Toronto Blue Jays Ban ‘Homeless Jays’ Shirts, Apologize for Lapse in Level of sensitivity

Chris O'Meara/Associated PressThe Toronto Blue Jays have apologized for insensitive shirts worn by their players referencing the team being forced to find a new stadium to play home games this season. Per TMZ Sports, the Blue Jays issued a statement apologizing for a "lapse in sensitivity" after multiple players sported a "Homeless Jays" T-shirt during interviews. "The Blue…

Call of Responsibility 2020: Toronto Ultra’s Leading Plays, Prize Money

Kamil Zihnioglu/Associated PressThe final event of the Call of Duty League regular season, the Toronto Home Series, went all the way to a Game 5, Round 11, in what defined matches all weekend: Search and Destroy. Upending a stacked bracket, topped by the league's best four teams, the hometown, middle-tier Toronto Ultra shocked everyone and…

Toronto Blue Jays to play house games at Buffalo’s Sahlen Field this season

Bob Nightengale, USA TODAY Published 12:20 p.m. ET July 24, 2020 | Updated 2:32 p.m. ET July 24, 2020CLOSE What I'm Hearing: October baseball just went into overdrive . Bob Nightengale explains how the 16-team postseason will work for MLB. USA TODAYMajor League Baseball’s vagabond team finally has found a home.The Toronto Blue Jays will…

Toronto Blue Jays rejected permission to dip into Pittsburgh Pirates’ PNC Park

July 22 (UPI) -- The Toronto Blue Jays will not be allowed to play at the Pittsburgh Pirates' PNC Park this season amid the coronavirus pandemic, Pennsylvania health officials announced Wednesday. "In recent weeks, we have seen a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in southwestern Pennsylvania," the state's Secretary of Health, Dr.…

Toronto Blue Jays in talks with Pittsburgh Pirates to share PNC Park

July 20 (UPI) -- The Toronto Blue Jays and Pittsburgh Pirates are discussing a plan to share PNC Park this season after Canada's government banned the Blue Jays from playing in their home stadium during the coronavirus pandemic. Pirates president Travis Williams confirmed the discussions and appeared ready to welcome the Blue Jays to Pittsburgh.…

Toronto Fox Family Transfixes City Under Lockdown

Canada DispatchCanada’s largest city was politely abiding by a strict coronavirus lockdown. But when a family of foxes set up a den in a prime Toronto location, all bets were off.Young foxes playing outside their family den (under the boardwalk) at Woodbine Beach in Toronto.Credit...Brett Gundlock for The New York Times​​TORONTO — A crowd of…

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UK manufacturers see little sign of ‘V’-shaped recovery

FILE PHOTO: Bentley cars go through final quality control as they come off the production line at their factory in Crewe, Britain January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble/LONDON (Reuters) - British manufacturers see no evidence of a ‘V’-shaped recovery from the coronavirus pandemic underway and many are planning to slash investment, a business survey showed on…

Australia’s Victoria reports steady downward trend in COVID-19 cases

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia reported on Monday its smallest daily increase in new coronavirus infections in more than three months, but authorities in the nation’s virus hotspot of Victoria said they could not hasten the easing of curbs.FILE PHOTO: Fire Services Victoria members write each other's names on their hazmat suits as they prepare to…

Packers retreat late to beat Saints

The Saints gave the Packers too many chances in the fourth quarter, and the Packers made them pay.The Packers left New Orleans with a 37-30 win over the Saints Sunday night, continuing a run of impressive offensive performances.The fact that 37 was their lowest point total of the year (they scored 85 in the first…

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Hepatocellular Carcinoma Reveals Threat Element Shift

Rates of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) continue to rise in the United States, but unevenly so given how the incidence has become highest in the Hispanic population, which is reflected in increased rates in the southern and western states, Hashem B. El-Serag, MD, of Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, said in a virtual presentation at the…

Where Docs, Nurses Base On COVID Emergency Situation Usage Authorizations

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Physicians and nurses in a Medscape poll indicated how likely they were to order or use treatments or vaccines approved for emergency use by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). One question in the poll, first posted on September 2,…

Global Stomach Cancer Deaths Decline as CRC Deaths Stagnate, Increase

A global analysis of premature deaths from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) has shown mixed results for gastrointestinal (GI) cancers. The data suggest fewer people are dying from stomach cancer, but in some countries, the risk of colorectal cancer death is increasing or declining much more slowly than other causes of premature death. As for other cancers,…