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Teenager seeks to break women’s solo flight record

Teenager seeks to break women’s solo flight record

A Belgian-British teenager took to the skies Wednesday in her quest to become the youngest woman to fly around the world solo. With her parents looking on, 19-year-old Zara Rutherford took off from an airstrip in Kortrijk, western Belgium, in gusty and overcast conditions. Rutherford is aiming to break the record …

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Nationals snap seven-game slide, beat Blue Jays 12-6

Nationals snap seven-game slide, beat Blue Jays 12-6

WASHINGTON (AP) — Riley Adams homered and drove in three in his first game against his former team, Erick Fedde won for the first time in more than two months and the Washington Nationals snapped a season-high, seven-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 12-6 victory over the Toronto …

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N.S. premier-designate Tim Houston speaks to reporters

N.S. premier-designate Tim Houston speaks to reporters

Nova Scotia’s next premier addressed reporters this morning. It was the first news conference by premier-designate Tim Houston following the Progressive Conservatives’ resounding majority government win in Tuesday’s Nova Scotia election. The Tories won 31 out of 55 seats, with all but one of their 17 incumbents re-elected, and a host of newcomers claiming …

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