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Raonic, Shapovalov still in hunt

NEW YORK—Milos Raonic felt he stepped up in the second round of the U.S. Open—and the scoreline indicates the Canadian did just that.

After an inconsistent performance in a four-set win over qualifier Carlos Berlocq to open the final Grand Slam of the year, the No. 25 seed downed France's Gilles Simon 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on a hot and humid Wednesday at Flushing Meadows.

Police help save puppies

RIVERS, Man.—Police in southern Manitoba had to get down and dirty when they were called this week about five puppies trapped in a tunnel.

Officers from the police service in Rivers, about 40 kM northwest of Brandon, found four males and one female in an underground burrow that had been dug out by the mother dog.

One pup had managed to escape but it was dehydrated.

Charges laid over road rage

TORONTO—A Toronto man is facing charges after an alleged road rage incident involving another man seen clinging to the hood of the vehicle.

The OPP said the incident happened yesterday morning on a highway in northern Toronto.

Video of the footage caught on a dashcam shows a man on the hood of the vehicle while it is travelling at highway speed.