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Calgary 2026 Olympics bid survives on council motion

Calgary’s potential bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games survived a city council vote Wednesday when a motion leading to the cancellation of an upcoming plebiscite failed to pass.

Ten votes out of 15 from the council were required to abandon the Nov. 13 plebiscite asking Calgarians if they want to host the games or not. Eight voted in favour of reconsidering the plebiscite.

Red Sox win another World Series crown

LOS ANGELES—Chris Sale's final pitch for this Boston juggernaut triggered a celebration on the Dodger Stadium infield, among thousands of fans who made their way to California—and even outside Fenway Park back home.

The quest is complete. Yes, these 2018 Red Sox really are that great.

A team to remember from top to bottom. A season to savour from start to finish.

Pipe bombs target Democrats, CNN

WASHINGTON—A wave of glass-filled pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former president Barack Obama, other prominent Democrats, and CNN was thwarted without physical harm but an anxiety-filled day yesterday deepened political tensions and fears two weeks before national mid-term elections.

None of the bombs detonated as law enforcement took them away for examination and disposal.