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Former boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former U.S. professional boxer turned advocate for the wrongly convicted, has died. He was 76.
Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76
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Hurricane Carter, Fearsome Boxer Wrongly Convicted of Murder, Dies at 76 Rubin (Hurricane) Carter, a star prizefighter whose career was cut short by a murder conviction in New Jersey and who became an international cause célèbre while imprisoned for 19 years before the charges against him were dismissed, died on Sunday morning at his home in Toronto. He was 76. Mr. Carter was being treated in Toronto, where he had founded a nonprofit organi...
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On Easter, Pope calls for end to war, condemns waste exacerbating hunger

Reuters India - ‎31 minutes ago‎
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa.
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Ukraine and Russia trade blame for a shootout in eastern Ukraine that leaves ...

National Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine - Ukraine and Russia traded blame Sunday for a shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine that left one person dead and others hospitalized with gunshot wounds.
Pro-Russian Forces Work on Consolidating Power
Jendhamuni Sos
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Ukraine, Russia trade blame for eastern shootout BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine and Russia traded blame Sunday for a shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine that left at least three people dead and others with gunshot wounds.  Caption:  A local resident inspects burnt-out cars after night fight at the checkpoint which under control of pro-Russian activists in the village of Bulbasika near Slovyansk on Sun...
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Alistair MacLeod — from the CBC archives - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Alistair MacLeod, one of Canada's great short story writers whose work detailed the people and culture of Cape Breton, has died.
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Stanislas Wawrinka beats Roger Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters title

CTV News - ‎13 minutes ago‎
MONACO -- Stanislas Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time Sunday, rallying to beat Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in a rare all-Swiss final.
Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
Wawrinka beats Federer for Monte Carlo title
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He's done it! The S-T-A-N-I-M-A-L has come back to defeat Roger Federer in the Monte-Carlo final, 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-2. Read about it here >>> And check back for a full report and comments from both later. Stan was just too good in the end... What did you think of the match?
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'Captain America' stays atop box office; 'Transcendence' is trounced

Los Angeles Times
14 minutes ago
Written by
Jessica Gelt
Team U.S.A. dominated Easter weekend as Disney's "Captain America: Winter Soldier" fended off its competition at the box office, holding onto the No.
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Queen Elizabeth looking great on the cusp of 88 - ‎1 hour ago‎
This portrait of Queen Elizabeth II taken and made available at 12:00 GMT Sunday, April 20, 2014, by British photographer David Bailey has been released to mark her 88th birthday on Monday April 21, 2014.
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Divers start to remove bodies from inside sunken South Korean ferry

Washington Post
55 minutes ago
Written by
Chico Harlan
SEOUL - What was once a rescue mission now appears increasingly like an operation to recover bodies, with divers managing for the first time late Saturday to break through the windows of a sunken passenger ferry and scour the wreckage.
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Palestinians mull handing territory 'keys' back to Israel

Ahram Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Palestinian negotiators have warned they may pass responsiblity for their territory back to occupying power Israel if peace talks remain stalled, a senior Palestinian official said Sunday.
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Watch early earthquake warning system in action in Mexico City

Los Angeles Times - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
A television broadcast captured Mexico City's early earthquake warning system working successfully Friday, giving TV viewers in the capital more than a minute of warning before major shaking from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake rumbled into the city.
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Ohio couple married for 70 years dies hours apart

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
(Reuters) - An Ohio couple who met as teenagers and were married for 70 years, almost never sleeping apart, died from natural causes within a span of 15 hours, according to their daughter.

Ailing Mounties fear new rules that make medical dismissals easier

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
OTTAWA -- The RCMP is making it simpler to release officers with serious medical problems, prompting fears that many ill members will be sent packing without due process or the means to fight their dismissal.

Only the elite allowed to shop at government's official gift store

The Globe and Mail - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Canada's official gift shop is tucked into the fourth floor of a government building in nearby Gatineau, Que., but you won't see any tourists lining up at the cash register to buy coffee mugs adorned with Mounties.
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Only the elite allowed to shop at government’s official gift store: Taxpayer-funded store carries only high-end souvenirs, reserved for the elite ranks of the federal government
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Water levels still high in NB, but fears ease in some areas - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Multiple roads remain under water or closed across New Brunswick and a major ice jam on the St. John River broke overnight, but flood fears eased Sunday afternoon in some spots of the province.
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Charges laid against teen after death threats allegedly made against Rehtaeh ...

Nova News Now - ‎4 hours ago‎
Halifax police have charged a 19-year-old man with uttering death threats and criminal harassment on a pair of internet websites. Glen Canning, father of Rehtaeh Parsons, confirmed to Metro Saturday that he was the victim of the alleged threats.
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Online tool can help make crossing the border easier

Apr 19, 2014
Written by
Denise Wong
VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) - Long weekends are always busy at the border, however, yesterday saw wait times north of three hours. The Canada Border Services Agency has launched a new forecasted border wait times tool on its website.
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Heartbleed cracks vital encryptions

BDlive - ‎6 hours ago‎
THE crown jewel of secure websites is a single string of data - a very long jumble of letters and numbers and symbols that looks like gibberish.
Hackers Use Heartbleed to Hit 'Major Corporation' - by Nicole Perlroth
Heartbleed hack did government a favour, hackers say
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"From there, the hacker or hackers used the Heartbleed bug about 1,000 times until successfully extracting information like passwords to get broader access to the victim’s network, said researchers at Mandiant, a cybersecurity firm."
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RCMP call off search for missing snowmobiler Tom Newman - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
Police on the Northern Peninsula have ended their search for Tom Newman, who went missing while on a snowmobile last weekend. Newman, 59, went out on his Yamaha snowmobile around midnight last Saturday.

Doubling down on Bach Passions

Montreal Gazette - ‎44 minutes ago‎
MONTREAL - You had your choice of Bach Passions over the weekend: St. John or St. Matthew, or my preference, both. There were lessons to be derived from each.
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Holy days converge in packed Old City Jerusalem

USA TODAY - ‎4 hours ago‎
JERUSALEM - Palm fronds and wooden crosses clutched in their hands, throngs of Christians have spent Holy Week retracing the last steps Jesus took before his death and resurrection in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem, while hundreds of thousands of ...
Easter 2014: Amid celebrations, tension in Jerusalem and prayers in Boston
Thousands of pilgrims celebrate Easter in the Holy Land
Kalpana Shetty
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Easter is one of the holiest Christian festivals celebrated across the world to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ after His crucifixion on Good Friday. The festival also marks the commencement of the spring season. Hence, this joyous festival calls for enjoyment and merriment. Exchanging gifts and cards, presenting Easter eggs and baskets, partying and feasting are some of the popular traditions carried out on Easter. While meeting fri...
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Michelle Obama to Guest Star on 'Nashville'
2 hours ago
Written by
Miriam Coleman
The First Lady is adding another TV credit to her resume. Michelle Obama will be making an appearance this spring in an upcoming episode of the ABC drama Nashville, the Associated Press reports.
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Air Canada coming under criticism over video showing baggage being dropped

Vancouver Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Air Canada is apologizing after a video apparently showing a baggage handler dropping luggage from roughly six metres off the ground hit social media.
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Raptors GM's potty-mouth has tongues wagging

Toronto Sun - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Toronto Sun front page Sunday, April 20, 2014. Article. Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. More Coverage.
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Bruins winger Brad Marchand on Game 2: We know it's a big game

Boston Herald - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Brad Marchand and his teammates recognize just how big a turning point this afternoon's Game 2 contest can be. 1. Sunday, April 20, 2014.
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Earth Had Large Asteroid Impacts 10 Times More than Previously Thought

Headlines & Global News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Former NASA astronauts will present evidence that our planet has survived large-scale asteroid impacts during the last ten years. (Photo : Reuters).
Saving the Earth from asteroid disasters
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Large-scale asteroids hit Earth 3 to 10 times more than earlier revealed Three former astronauts have claimed that they have evidence that remote parts of the Earth have endured 3 to 10 times more large-scale asteroid strikes than it has been ever revealed.
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Prince George tries to grab a bilby - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had to step in to protect an endangered Australian animal - from baby Prince George. The Cambridges took their eight-month-old son to Sydney's Taronga zoo to meet a bilby - a rabbit-like marsupial - named after the ...
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Birth of a 'new Saturn moon' witnessed

Welland Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
A natural-colour image of Saturn from space, the first in which Saturn, its moons and rings, and Earth, Venus and Mars, all are visible, is seen in this NASA handout taken from the Cassini spacecraft July 19, 2013 and released November 12, 2013.
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Health Canada: Medical marijuana recalled

Toronto Star - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Happy 420, but don't smoke the purple kush. A British Columbian medical marijuana supplier is voluntarily recalling one of its batches after a Health Canada inspection found “issues with the company's production practices.
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Cutting back on salt has saved lives, study suggests

The Malay Mail Online - ‎Apr 18, 2014‎
A study suggests that a reduction in daily salt intake is thought to be linked to a 40 per cent reduction in the rate of mortality by heart attack or stroke in the UK.
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