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Replacing Antonin Scalia, US Supreme Court justice, 'bigger than any one party,' Obama says

CBC.ca - ‎57 minutes ago‎
President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the U.S. Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, charging into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with Republicans.
Justice Antonin Scalia's death sparks battle for Supreme Court control
Obama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time'
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Trump, Bush engage in bitter clash at Republican debate

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush engaged in an angry clash on Saturday over the Iraq war in a raucous dispute over the conflict launched by Bush's brother, former President George W. Bush.
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Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high - UN

Reuters Canada - ‎1 hour ago‎
KABUL (Reuters) - Civilian casualties of the war in Afghanistan rose to record levels for the seventh year in row in 2015, as violence spread across the country in the wake of the withdrawal of most international troops, the United Nations reported on ...
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Syrian Kurdish party rejects Turkish demands, warns against intervention

Reuters Canada - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Kurdish PYD party on Sunday rejected Turkish demands that allied militia withdraw from positions near the border that are being shelled by Turkish army, and warned that Syrians would resist any Turkish intervention in the ...
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NBA All-Star Saturday: Zach LaVine defends dunk crown in epic showdown

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine outlasted Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon in an epic final round of the NBA dunk contest, posting four straight perfect 50s to win for the second straight year on Saturday night in Toronto.
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North Korea channeled money from joint factories for weapons: Seoul

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎48 minutes ago‎
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- North Korea channeled about 70 per cent of the money it received for workers at the now-shuttered Kaesong industrial park into its weapons programs and to buy luxury goods for the impoverished nation's tiny elite, South ...
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Strong earthquake rocks New Zealand, cliffs collapse

The Weather Network - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Sunday, February 14, 2016, 6:52 AM - A strong earthquake struck the New Zealand city of Christchurch Sunday, rattling the country's South Island and causing cliffs to collapse.
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News Analysis: Syria more messy under threat of ground operations

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
DAMASCUS, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- The possible military intervention of Saudi Arabia and Turkey in Syria reflects the desire of both regional powers to secure their interests personally in the war-torn country following the advance of the Syrian army ...
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NATO risks restarting Cold War: Russian PM

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎3 hours ago‎
MUNICH -- Russia's prime minister accused NATO Saturday of restarting the Cold War amid increased military manoeuvres and troop deployments to countries neighbouring Russia, moves the alliance's top official defended as a necessary response to ...

Egypt Under Pressure Over Giulio Regeni Murder

KL.FM 96.7 - ‎3 hours ago‎
There are growing calls inside and outside Egypt for authorities to investigate the torture and murder of Cambridge PhD student Giulio Regeni independently and fairly.
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NDP Dropped 20 Points In 48 Hours After Supporting Niqab, Tom Mulcair Says

Huffington Post Canada - ‎20 hours ago‎
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says decisions he made around TV debates and the niqab helped sink the party's fortunes with voters. While admitting he is partly to blame for the NDP's third-place finish, Mulcair insists he should be leading the party into the ...
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All-Stars experience "bitterly cold" Toronto

Toronto Sun - ‎14 hours ago‎
Had the All-Star Game been held a week earlier, NBA players would have been thinking it was almost tropical in The 6. But with the city descending into what feels like minus -35 Celsius weather, the stars are complaining.
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Who should be Canada's next governor general?

CBC.ca - ‎13 hours ago‎
"Because it's 2017." Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says when it comes time to choose a new governor general next year he might end up saying those words, promising the appointment will take into account Canada's diversity.
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Man charged with fraud for selling iPhone boxes filled with rice

CBC.ca - ‎15 hours ago‎
Police in Toronto are looking for more victims after a man was charged with fraud for allegedly selling an iPhone box filled with rice, instead of a phone, to people on the online classifieds website Kijiji.
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Clean-energy deal signed Friday in 1st step to green NAFTA

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Canada, the United States and Mexico have signed a trilateral agreement that could mark the start of discussions on the first North American accord on climate change and clean energy.
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Yedlin: It's time to sell Alberta's potential

Calgary Herald - ‎20 hours ago‎
As layoffs continued in the oilpatch this week, and an estimated 10,000 fewer people funnelling into the downtown every day, there is no getting away from the impact of the persistently sliding oil price, and being a landlocked and higher cost producer.
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Canadian dollar climbs as crude oil prices surge

The Globe and Mail - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The Canadian dollar rose against its U.S. counterpart on Friday as a surge in oil prices supported the risk-sensitive commodity currency, even as solid U.S.
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Two-level tournament centre proposed for Rexall Place

CTV News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Renderings for the future of Rexall Place are giving the public a glimpse of what the building could be used for in the future. Floor plans obtained by CTV News show a two-level facility with at least six sheets of ice.
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Earthquake app promises detection and early-warning system

CTV News - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
VANCOUVER -- Smarthphone technology is shaking up earthquake research with a new app that may soon connect millions of users around the world to create an early-warning network.
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Self-driving cars face challenges beyond technology

The Globe and Mail - ‎18 hours ago‎
The technology that permits vehicles to drive themselves is evolving rapidly, but major changes will be required to laws and society's attitude toward the automobile before such vehicles take over the roads later this century.
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Transport Canada Now Forcing Nissan To Hasten Recall

TechMalak - ‎7 hours ago‎
Transport Canada is using its powers to force automaker Nissan to let its customers now about a recall that could potentially put drivers at risk because of a possible fuel leak.
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Rich Aucoin with Matrox and Lowell at the Drake Hotel

Live in Limbo - ‎18 hours ago‎
Rich Aucoin with Matrox and Lowell put on the craziest of fun parties at the Drake Hotel in Toronto. All of the images have failed to load.
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Survivors of attacks torn as Eagles of Death Metal return to Paris

CTV News - ‎21 hours ago‎
As Eagles of Death Metal return to Paris on Tuesday to 'finish' their fateful November rock concert that ended with jihadi gunmen killing 90 of their fans, survivors are torn over whether to go to the gig.
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Drake says he has 'a new purpose' after getting key to city from Toronto mayor

CBC.ca - ‎20 hours ago‎
Drake thanked Toronto for being "unconditionally supportive" and "unconditionally loving" as he received the key to the city on Friday.
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Mandy Moore's alleged stalker arrested at her home

Toronto Sun - ‎16 hours ago‎
A man has been arrested on suspicion of stalking Mandy Moore, according to a report. Police were called after the unnamed man turned up at Moore's home in Hollywood, Los Angeles, on Friday.
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Klay Thompson dethrones teammate Stephen Curry to win three-point title

Toronto Star - ‎8 hours ago‎
If you didn't know it going into the NBA's all-star Saturday night, let a seven-foot centre, the Splash Bros. and 20,000 thrilled fans tell you: the game has changed.
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Arcobello leads Leafs over Canucks

TSN - ‎6 hours ago‎
Five goals, in a losing effort, for LAK 3rd rounder Mike Amadio of NB. Scored all his team's goals. pic.twitter.com/7tEjZE9Wni.
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Columbus Blue Jackets dampen playoff hopes for slumping Ottawa Senators by posting 4-2 win

National Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ottawa Senators took one on the chin Saturday night and it may end being the knockout punch to their slim playoff hopes.
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Four Billion People Affected By Critical Water Shortages, New Study Finds

Design & Trend - ‎2 hours ago‎
(Photo : Getty Images/Justin Sullivan) A new study suggests that an estimated 4 billion people in the world go without the necessary water supplies to meet their needs on a daily basis.
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Why gravitational waves are such a big deal

MyBroadband - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scientists working at the LIGO experiment in the US have for the first time detected elusive ripples in the fabric of space and time known as gravitational waves.
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Why Two Degrees Is So Important—Fossil Fuel Companies Can No Longer Ignore the Need to Act

The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
“Who knows the perfect temperature for humans on this planet? I wouldn't mind if it were warmer,” argued one businessman at a roundtable on climate change I was hosting at a conservative Christian college.
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Pfizer recalls Advil liquid products for children and infants

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare is recalling 124 lots of Advil liquid products for infants and children. There could be inconsistent doses of ibuprofen in the products if they have not been shaken as directed before use.
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Military rolls out anti-mosquito drive

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎3 hours ago‎
SAO PAULO -- More than 200,000 army, navy and air force troops fanned out across Brazil Saturday to teach people how to eliminate the Aedes aegypti mosquito that spreads the Zika virus many health officials believe is linked to severe birth defects.
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Liberals to whip the vote in favour of assisted-dying law

The Globe and Mail - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Liberal MPs will be forced to vote the party line on a subject that is traditionally considered a conscience issue, as parliamentarians from all parties wrestle with how to design and implement a new assisted-dying law.
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RCMP searching for 2 missing Forensic Psychiatric Hospital patients

CTV News - ‎10 hours ago‎
A second patient has disappeared from the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam in less than a week, prompting questions about whether the hospital is doing enough to keep tabs on its patients.
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