Hunger Games: Catching Fire casts Sam Claflin as Finnick Odair

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has found its Finnick Odair. As has been expected, actor Sam Claflin officially has landed the part in the second installment of the successful franchise based on Suzanne Collins’ series of books, Lionsgate and the filmmakers announced on Wednesday. Claflin, last seen on screen as Prince William alongside Kristen Stewart in this summer’s fairy-tale fantasy

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Riders add Hargreaves; Kromah and Sisco injured

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders have added non-import wide receiver Aaron Hargreaves to the practice roster to address a void created by a fractured right scaphoid suffered by Regina-born pass-catcher Jordan Sisco.Sisco suffered a fractured scaphoid bone in his right wrist on Sunday, when the Roughriders lost 24-5 to the host B.C. Lions.In the same game, import linebacker Abraham Kromah

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Jansen potash mine prospects unsure after BHP spending cut

The prospect that BHP Billiton will delay development of a $12 billion US potash mine in Saskatchewan remained an open question Wednesday, after the world’s biggest mining company announced it was shelving $68 billion in new project approvals. “With 20 major projects currently in execution with a combined budget of $22.8 billion, BHP Billiton is largely committed for the 2013

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Cartoon stickers may sway kids’ food choices: study

Can Elmo make children like apples? For children who turn up their noses at fruits and vegetables, slapping a cartoon face on a healthy snack may make those choices more appealing, according to a U.S. study. Researchers, whose findings appeared in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, discovered that when elementary school students were offered apples and cookies with

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