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Maritime hockey community reacts to Nathan Mackinnon's record NHL contract

According to former NHL scout Paul Gallagher, Nathan Mackinnon is more than just a world-class talent. Gallagher said MacKinnon is also one of the hardest workers he's ever seen, both on and off the ice. That value has earned MacKinnon an eight-year contract extension, worth more than $100-million US, which will be an average of $12.6 million each season.

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South Korea says North Korea test-fired missile toward sea

North Korea on Sunday fired a short-range ballistic missile toward its eastern seas, extending a provocative streak in weapons testing as a U.S. aircraft carrier visits South Korea for joint military exercises in response to the North's growing nuclear threat.

Kremlin stages votes in Ukraine, sees protests in Russia

Russian forces launched new strikes on Ukrainian cities Saturday as Kremlin-orchestrated votes took place in occupied regions to create a pretext for their annexation by Moscow, while hundreds of people were arrested in Russia for protesting a military mobilization order aimed at beefing up the country's troops in Ukraine.