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Const. David Wynn honoured by thousands at funeral

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thousands of people packed into a hockey arena in Alberta on Monday to say goodbye to a Mountie killed in the line of duty. Members of the RCMP from across the country marched in a procession for Const.
Some quotes from the funeral of RCMP Const. David Wynn
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The regimental funeral for RCMP Const. David Matthew Wynn in St. Albert, Alta. will begin soon. Watch the funeral LIVE here @ 2 p.m. MT / 4 p.m. ET: http://ow.ly/HYIvi
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Canadian Infected With Deadly Strain of Bird Flu

NBCNews.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Canadian woman who recently traveled to China has been diagnosed with H7N9 bird flu, an often deadly strain that's infected close to 500 people in China, officials said Monday.
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'Historic' storm set to slam Northeast; airlines cancel flights

CNN International - ‎17 minutes ago‎
(CNN) Go home. Stay there. Seriously. That's the message government officials across the Northeast offered residents Monday ahead of what could be a blizzard of historic proportions bearing down on the region.
Northeast US braves 'crippling' blizzard, transit systems shut
Northeast Braces for Major Blizzard Amid Flight Cancellations
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The #blizzard   sweeping across the Northeast is causing such a frenzy that shoppers are buying way more than bread and milk. "There's a run on toilet paper," says Ian Joskowitz, chief operating officer of the West Side Market, which has five stores in New York City. "Outside of [Hurricane] Sandy, this is the most extreme" shopping rush Joskowitz believes he's ever seen. #blizzardof2015   http://cnnmon.ie/1yJgRcH
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Microsoft's Windows Shows Its Age

Wall Street Journal - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Strong Dollar, Shift to Web-Based Software Weigh on Results—Minor Blip or Bigger Concern? Microsoft reports December quarter results.
Microsoft warns over PC software unit
Microsoft profit falls on sluggish Windows, currency pressure
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Behold All The New Icons In Windows 10 Build 9926 - Icons are one side of the Windows operating system that is due for an upgrade, and Microsoft has done just that in Windows 10 build 9926 that was released last week. The new build launched for Windows Insiders on Friday, and along with a redesigned Start Menu and Cortana, this new version also brings with it some new visual tweaks that give the new operating system more of a modern look. These n...
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Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf out 'week to week'

Toronto Star - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf is out “week to week” with a suspected hand injury as the club returns from the all-star break facing an unlikely climb to a playoff spot.
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Deadly attack on Ukraine city of Mariupol could be war crime: UN

CTV News - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Deadly rocket attacks on the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol this weekend that "knowingly targeted civilians" violated international humanitarian law and could amount to war crimes, the U.N.
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US-Backed Kurds Seize Back Most of Syrian Border City Kobani

Wall Street Journal - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Kurdish forces regained most of the Syrian border city of Kobani, hoisting their flags atop strategic hilltops as the regional campaign against extremist group Islamic State appeared on the cusp of a major military victory.
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Man claims responsibility for drone crash at White House, says was an accident

Fox News - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Shown here is a picture of the drone that crashed on the White House grounds in the early morning hours on Jan. 26. (Secret Service).
Small drone crashes into White House complex, no threat seen
Small drone lands on White House grounds; no danger seen
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U.S Secret Service: the 2' quadcopter that crashed at the White House today (pictured) was piloted by a U.S. government employee who self-reported and says he was flying it recreationally. http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/01/27/us/white-house-drone.html The apparently accidental intrusion into highly restricted airspace should catalyze a debate about defenses against small UAVs and drones, which are not deterred by higher fences or Belgian Malinois guard dogs. Maybe beanbag turrets, lasers and jammers...
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Auschwitz anniversary: The survivor who brought the Holocaust to life

BBC News - ‎50 minutes ago‎
In the Spring of 1945 a teenager called Thomas Geve had a remarkable story to tell. He had survived for two years in the death camps at the heart of the Nazi Holocaust - Auschwitz first, then the westward forced march as the Germans retreated from the ...
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Canadians' concern about economy stretches back a year, Tory poll says

Toronto Star - ‎48 minutes ago‎
OTTAWA—Even before plunging oil prices began to eat into the Canadian economy and government revenues, Canadians were worried about economic uncertainty, slow job growth, and an over-reliance on natural resources, according to opinion research ...
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Derek Fildebrandt to seek Wildrose nomination in Strathmore-Brooks

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Derek Fildebrandt held a news conference Monday to announce he will seek the Wildrose nomination in Strathmore-Brooks. Busy day in Alberta politics as MLAs announce political futures.
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Transgender inmates to be dealt with based on their own gender identity

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
TORONTO -- Transgender inmates in Ontario will now be dealt with based on their own gender identity, not their physical sexual traits, a policy Ontario's corrections minister is calling the most progressive of its kind in North America.
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'Stop playing with words': Mulcair calls on Harper to 'finally' say troops are in ...

National Post - ‎52 minutes ago‎
NDP leader Tom Mulcair accused the Harper government of hiding “the truth from Canadians” on Monday, following revelations that Canadian Forces continue to engage in firefights with Islamic State militants in Iraq.
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CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends higher after Greek elections

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
TORONTO Jan 26 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index edged higher on Monday, up for a fourth straight session, as investors reacted tentatively to the leftist Syriza party's victory in the Greek election and its demands for a restructuring of the country's ...
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Japanese retailers bullish on Canada, as Target flees

Toronto Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
Japanese retailers seem to be having a moment in Canada. Uniqlo announced Monday it will open stores at Yorkdale Shopping Centre and Toronto Eaton Centre in 2016, promising a range of comfortable, quality clothing in natural and technical fabrics at ...
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S&P Cuts Russia's Rating to Junk Putting It Below Investment Grade

Bloomberg - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Russia's foreign-currency credit rating was cut to junk by Standard & Poor's, putting it below investment grade for the first time in a decade, as policy makers struggle to boost growth amid international sanctions and a drop in oil prices.
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Oakley's 5 Things To Know Today – Monday January 26, 2015

640 Toronto News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Toronto under 9th extreme cold weather alert of the seasons. New plan shaves 8 years off Gardiner Expressway rebuild. Abusing Pan Am HOV lanes will cost you.
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BlackBerry Passport gets a luxury limited edition

MetroNews Canada - ‎4 hours ago‎
Blackberry has announced the Passport Black & Gold, a limited edition consisting of just 50 devices. In addition to a gold back cover and gold sides, this luxury edition of the Passport comes with a cover in Valextra leather.
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Melissa Rivers files lawsuit in mother Joan Rivers' death

seattlepi.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) - While Joan Rivers lay sedated in a Manhattan clinic, her doctors performed unauthorized medical procedures, snapped a selfie with the comedian and failed to act as her vital signs deteriorated, according to a malpractice lawsuit filed ...
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Oscar Watch: 'Birdman' up, 'Boyhood' down ... for now

Los Angeles Times - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Is this the cast from this year's best picture Oscar winner? Emma Stone, left, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton and Michael Keaton backstage after their ensemble win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 25.
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$5000 will get you from Vancouver to the Super Bowl - but plan on tenting

The Province - ‎1 hour ago‎
Looking to experience the thrill of Super Bowl XLIX live in Glendale, Arizona this Sunday with about 70,000 other football fans? Feel like showing the Seattle Seahawks or New England Patriots your support in person?
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Eugenie Bouchard, Milos Raonic have been asked some off-the-wall questions ...

National Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
Two Canadians have reached the quarterfinal round at the first major of the tennis season, the Australian Open. Eugenie Bouchard and Milos Raonic are set to play two of the main stars in their respective draws, raising the possibility of a historic run for ...
Raonic reaches first Australian Open quarter-final
Milos Raonic moves on to Australian Open quarter-finals
Raonic's time to re-write history
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Canadian Milos Raonic set another Canadian tennis record by reaching his third Grand Slam quarter-finals with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-3 win over Spain's Feliciano Lopez Monday at the Australian Open. Raonic is the first Canadian man to make the Melbourne final eight since Michael Belkin did it in 1968. The Thornhill, Ont. native, is now a three-time Grand Slam quarter-finalist, and joins Robert Powell as the only Canadian man to achieve...
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What the six Canadian NHL teams in contention must do to make playoffs

Hamilton Spectator - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Montreal's Andrei Markov, Brendan Gallagher, Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty celebrate a goal against Columbus recently. Montreal enjoys the best chance of all Canadian teams of getting into this year's playoffs at 98.8 per cent.
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Paul Beeston will remain Blue Jays president through 2015 season

CTV News - ‎19 minutes ago‎
TORONTO - Paul Beeston is staying on as president of the Toronto Blue Jays until the end of this season. Team owner Rogers Communications says he has signed a contract extension and plans to retire at the end of the 2015 campaign.
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Mountain-sized asteroid shaves by Earth in event not to be seen for another ...

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
An asteroid the size of a mountain with its own moon has shaved by Earth in a rare type of flyby that will not be seen for another decade, astronomers say.
Mountain-sized asteroid to skim by Earth
That Big Asteroid Whizzing By Earth Has Its Own Moon
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Asteroid that flew past Earth today has moon! Asteroid 2004 BL86 passed Earth todat at 16:19 UTC (11:19 a.m. EST). This "movie" of the asteroid was generated from our radar data. Twenty individual images were used. Radar observations allow scientists to better measure an asteroid's size, rotation and location. As a bonus, radar observations of 2004 BL86 detected a tiny moon orbiting the asteroid. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/15DrC4K
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Scientists Moved Doomsday Clock Closer to Midnight

Daily Science Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
Doomsday Clock has been moved closer to midnight. The atomic scientists have shifted the clock two minutes up and now it is only three minutes away from midnight, which symbolizes the Doomsday.
Countdown to catastrophe: Doomsday Clock moved closer to midnight
Nukes, warming pushing us closer to doomsday
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"I can’t say I entirely trust a clock that was set at a less menacing seven minutes to midnight during the Cuban missile crisis, the closest we’ve ever been to annihilation. Although it’s common to hear people say that the world seems to be a particularly frightening place at the moment, I’m not sure if this is objectively true." http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/26/doomsday-clock-no-point-worrying-about-armageddon
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New guidelines put family doctors on the front line in the battle against adult ...

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
New national guidelines for doctors say family physicians have a much more active front-line role to play in the battle against obesity.
Measure BMI Every Time, Canadian Group Says
Weigh your patients, say new obesity guidelines for MDs
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Obesity health strategy in Canada shifts to prevention Prevention of even a slight weight gain is key to avert heart disease, cancer and other chronic health problems from setting in at middle age, according to new Canadian guidelines.
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Study of siblings with autism reveals surprising results

The Globe and Mail - ‎30 minutes ago‎
With symptoms that can range from missed social cues to severe linguistic and cognitive impairments, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has proved a complex condition for geneticists to get their heads around.
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