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Alberta Premier Jim Prentice speaks in Edmonton, on Monday September 15, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
NewsAlert: Gone with the wind: Alberta to sell government air fleet
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says the province's controversial fleet of airplanes is up for sale.
Prentice says the first decision of his cabinet is to sell the four aircraft and use charter planes instead.


In this photo taken on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce runs with the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Baltimore. If Pierce keeps this up, he soon might be known as
NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension
BALTIMORE - The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night.
Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL's personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault following a Feb. 15 altercation with his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.


Currency markets no place for Bank of Canada to intervene, Poloz says
OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is reinforcing its hands-off position when it comes to controlling the loonie.
Bank governor Stephen Poloz says attempting to target the exchange rate would hurt the bank's ability to pursue independent monetary policy in Canada's best interests.


Justin Bieber is pictured as he turned himself in to police in Toronto on January 29, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Assault charge against Bieber withdrawn in Toronto limo driver incident
TORONTO - An assault charge against pop star Justin Bieber has been withdrawn in connection with an incident involving a Toronto limousine driver.
The Crown says the charges were withdrawn because there was no reasonable prospect of conviction.


Dr. Zane Cohen, an internationally recognized colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital, speaks to the media regarding Toronto Mayor Rob Fords tumour in Toronto on Thursday September 11, 2014. The hospital says the results of the biopsy of a tumour found
Ford's health - and political future - in limbo as doctors await test results
TORONTO - The status of Rob Ford's health — and his political future — remained in limbo Thursday as doctors said it would be another week before they know the biopsy results of a "fair sized" tumour found in the mayor's abdomen.
"He is resting comfortably, he has some pain, we are giving him some pain medication for that," said Dr. Zane Cohen, an internationally recognized colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital.