News for Youse: Transit ticket trouble, Pavel Bure honoured, and Justin Bieber responds, sort of

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      Twenties won't work for transit TransLink has revealed in a tweet that the new polymer $20 bills are not working in the ticket-vending machines. A software update is beginning today to fix the problem.

      Russian Rocket honoured The only Canuck ever to score 60 goals in two consecutive seasons, Pavel Bure, will enter the Hockey Hall of Fame later today along with Burnaby-born Joe Sakic, Mats Sundin, and Adam Oates.

      Sundin regrets leaving Toronto Mats Sundin, has told Toronto fans that he wished he'd retired as a Leaf. Sundin played his final season with the Canucks.

      Neil Young thrills fans Canadian icon Neil Young was in fine form at Rogers Arena, playing a lengthy show that included a rendition of O Canada.

      Syrian opposition unites After three days of negotiations in Qatar, forces opposed to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad have united behind Damascus cleric Mouaz al-Khatib as their president.

      Greek politicians approve budget With protesters in the streets, Greece's parliament passed an austerity budget imposing more cuts on public services and lifting the retirement age to 67.

      Armstrong separates himself from foundation Disgraced U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong has resigned from the board of directors of the Livestrong Foundation.

      Bieber speaks Justin Bieber has not confirmed or denied that he is splitsville with singer Selena Gomez. But he chuckled during an Open House Party interview (listen below) when asked if he would sing about his break-up, just like Taylor Swift does.

      The Biebs speaks, sort of.


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      Dec 12, 2012 at 8:23pm

      Due to the weird reflections of the new bills, I'm sure bums will be feeding aluminum to the machines and getting free tickets. I don't trust this software update