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Aussie police not naming a suspect as 8 kids killed in Queensland home

CBC.ca - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Eight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in a northern Australian city on Friday, police said.
8 Children Found Stabbed to Death in Australia
Community call over cairns tragedy
Manoora rocked by deaths of eight kids
Live: Eight children found dead after Cairns stabbings
Cairns Child Murders
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Devastating news out of Cairns, Australia. Eight children between the ages of 18 months and 15 years have been found stabbed to death in a home, and their mother has serious injuries.  http://gu.com/p/44b6j
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Toronto police shoot man who had knife and was cutting himself

Digital Journal - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Toronto police shot a man who wielded a knife in the loading dock area of a Walmart in the Agincourt Mall Thursday afternoon. As many as three shots were fired and the Toronto Star reported that the man was hit twice in the abdomen but is still alive.

Michael Bublé and Luisana Lopilato donate treats for dogs in need

Vancouver Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
Canadian crooner Michael Bublé and his wife Luisana Lopilato, who are partners of DOG for DOG presents the BC SPCA with a donation of DOG for DOG treats for shelter pets.
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Dispute between Christian university, BC law society now court bound

CTV News - ‎28 minutes ago‎
VANCOUVER -- A Christian university embroiled in a debate about religious freedoms and same-sex equality rights will challenge in court a Law Society of British Columbia decision not to accredit graduates from its proposed law school.
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Forget the politics, Sony executives say North Korea comedy 'desperately unfunny'

Reuters - ‎9 minutes ago‎
SEOUL (Reuters) - The comedy on the fictional assassination of North Korea's leader is "desperately unfunny" and would have flopped overseas if it had not been canceled, according to leaked e-mails of international executives of Sony Pictures.
The Learning Network | Was Sony Right to Cancel 'The Interview' After ...
Sony hack attack spurs calls for more North Korea sanctions
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Will Hollywood's cowardice in the face of hacker threats continue? Sony has canceled the release of the Seth Rogan and James Franco comedy, "The Interview" after the GOP hacker group threatened another 911 if they were to release the movie. New Regency has preemptively canceled a movie starring Steve Carell that was set in North Korea. And now Paramount has pulled Team America, which was scheduled to be shown in place of the p...
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Pakistan to challenge bail for Mumbai attack 'mastermind'

Reuters - ‎5 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani prosecutors are to appeal against a court decision to grant bail to a man accused of plotting a 2008 militant assault in India's financial capital that killed 166 people and seriously strained ties between the nuclear-armed ...
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Boko Haram: I've Been Vindicated - Sheriff Thanks DSS

NAIJ.COM - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Former Borno State Governor, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff said he has been vindicated following recent revelations from the Department of State Service (DSS) which confirmed his innocence on allegations that he is a sponsor of Boko Haram.
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Iraqi Kurds say Mount Sinjar siege broken

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
NAHYAT AL-AYADHIYA (Iraq): Iraqi Kurds claimed on Thursday to have broken a siege on a mountain where Yazidi civilians and fighters have long been trapped as the US said air strikes killed several Islamic State leaders in recent weeks.
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Native chief demands firing of teacher for racist Facebook posts

Digital Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Grand Chief Derek Nepinak of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is calling for the firing of a Winnipeg teacher alleged to have posted racist messages on his Facebook page.
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Alberta premier's coup will come at a cost

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice and former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith speak to media after a caucus meeting in Edmonton on Wednesday to discuss a bid by at least half the official Opposition to cross the floor.
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New Brunswick fracking moratorium raises industry ire, pleases environmentalists

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎12 hours ago‎
FREDERICTON - Five conditions must be met before New Brunswick will lift a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, Premier Brian Gallant said Thursday in a move that has frustrated the energy sector but pleased environmentalists.
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Saputo's snack cake business bought up by Mexican-owned Grupo Bimbo

Financial Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
National Post filesSaputo's bakery division - which makes Jos. Louis and May West treats - generated $139 million in revenues during fiscal 2014, less than two per cent of the company's consolidated revenues.
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US court approves settlement awarding $1B interest to US Nortel bondholders

CTV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
TORONTO -- A U.S. court has approved a settlement deal that would make Nortel Networks' American bondholders eligible to receive about US$1 billion in interest that has accrued since the company filed for court protection in 2009.
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Gardiner Expressway construction will end early

Toronto Star - ‎9 hours ago‎
The much-maligned construction work underway on the Gardiner Expressway will be completed up to two months ahead of schedule, weather permitting, Toronto Mayor John Tory announced Thursday.
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Feds wireless auction will increase competition, lower price: Moore

Toronto Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
Tories hope to benefit from probing Canada-U.S. price gap Canadais Industry Minister James Moore speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Nov. 26, 2014.
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As BlackBerry works to fix its business model, Q3 results will give more insight

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎59 minutes ago‎
WATERLOO, Ont. - After a year of navigating BlackBerry through its darkest financial days, chief executive John Chen presents the company's third-quarter financial results this morning - results that are expected to show some of the hurdles the smartphone ...
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Stephen Colbert signs off 'Colbert Report' with star-packed sing-along

Boston Herald - ‎27 minutes ago‎
This Sept. 8, 2010 publicity photo released by Comedy Central shows host Stephen Colbert appears on "The Colbert Report," in New York.
Star-studded finale for Stephen Colbert's last show with 50 celebrities on stage ...
'The Colbert Report' ends with a star-studded sing-along, as Stephen Colbert ...
Chicago Tribune
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Farewell, Stephen Colbert. (And hello, Stephen Colbert.) In a culture as fickle and fast as ours, it ought to be impossible to keep a running joke aloft for nine years and still have it play in a vibrant and smart way night after night, but that's what comic actor Stephen Colbert and his crew achieved with "The Colbert Report," which ends its run on Thursday night on Comedy Central.
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Max Pacioretty hospitalized following hit by Clayton Stoner

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty took a brutal hit Thursday night from Anaheim Ducks' defenseman Clayton Stoner, causing him to faceplant into the glass along the boards.
Ducks win as Canadiens lost Pacioretty
Ducks bounce back, beat Habs
Anaheim Ducks
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Back in the win column! The #NHLDucks down the Montreal Canadiens, 2-1, tonight at Bell Centre. Matt Beleskey scored the game-winning goal in the third period, and Frederik Andersen bounced back with a 23-save effort. RECAP: bit.ly/Recap_121814 POSTGAME QUOTES: bit.ly/PostQuotes_121814
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Senators' Curtis Lazar loaned to Canadian juniors

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Jean-Gabriel Pageau will be sticking with the Ottawa Senators for a little longer than expected since the team has decided to loan centre Curtis Lazar to the Canadian team for the world junior hockey championship.
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A golf pro at 17, but potential pitfalls loom

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Canadian golfing phenom Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont. has decided to turn pro at the age of 17 instead of attending the University of Florida.
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NHL scores: Oilers tanked as Sharks come from behind in 4-3 win

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
SHARKS 4, OILERS 3. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Matt Tennyson and Barclay Goodrow scored within 34 seconds of each other midway through the third period to lift San Jose Sharks over Edmonton.
NHL: San Jose Sharks beat Edmonton Oilers;
Sharks score twice in 3rd to rally past Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
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A second straight heartbreaker for the #Oilers tonight in San Jose as they carried a 3-2 lead into the third period, only to have the Sharks score twice and steal a 4-3 decision. Gordon, Pinizzotto and RNH had the goals in the slim defeat. Post-game recap > http://ow.ly/G9jYA
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New ROM exhibit features 3D printed replica of brass bell from Franklin ...

National Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
Toronto - A 3D printed replica of the brass bell from the recently found Franklin expedition ship HMS Erebus is the centrepiece of an exhibit opened Thursday at the Royal Ontario Museum.
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NASA's Kepler found the first exoplanet as a reborn

Islamabad Globe - ‎59 minutes ago‎
NASA was researching many projects which was trying to find out new lifes.Under the name of K2 NASA's most powerful telescope Kepler catched the first exoplanet which can be reachable in the future with in many researchment studies.
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Older donors could help reduce organ transplant gap: Study

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎59 minutes ago‎
A study suggests that harvesting organs from a greater percentage of older donors could help solve a chronic shortage in Canada. Photograph by: Christopher Furlong, Getty Images Files , Postmedia News.
Organ donations from seniors could reduce wait times
Many potential organ donors not identified, report finds
CBC News
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Organ donations from seniors could reduce wait times New report focuses on how potential donors can be converted into real donors Deceased seniors or people who have suffered cardiac death represent a pool of potential organ donors that could reduce wait times for those who need organs, a new Canadian report says.
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Unlocking DNA secrets with a Canadian genome search engine

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Often called the book of life, human DNA has been no easy read for scientists, who face the staggering challenge of figuring out which genetic mutations lead to disease.
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Construction on Calgary's new cancer centre could be delayed because of ...

CBC.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
Steve Buick, a representative from the ministry of health, says all capital projects in Alberta are being assessed. He said the plan to build a new centre at the Foothills Medical Centre had not been shelved - but could be delayed.
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Depression, conflicts with parents more often factors in teen suicides than ...

National Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
While the high-profile deaths of Amanda Todd and Rehtaeh Parsons spurred a national debate on bullying, new research suggests depression and conflicts with parents are much more frequently factors in a teen's decision to end his or her own life.
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