Former Houston Livestock Show president to saddle up as Calgary Stampede CEO

Joel Cowley will take over as CEO of the Calgary Stampede in September. Joel Cowley will take over as CEO of the Calgary Stampede in September.

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German election tight; Merkel's bloc eyes worst result yet

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats were locked in a very close race Sunday with outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right bloc, which is heading toward its worst-ever result in the country's parliamentary election, projections showed.