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Body found at Andrew Getty's LA home

BBC News - ‎36 minutes ago‎
A body has been found at the home of Andrew Getty, the grandson of John Paul Getty and heir to the family fortune. Police said a man in his 40s was found dead at the Hollywood Hills home, but they have not confirmed his identity or established the cause of ...
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Dozens of senators contacted about 'questionable' expense claims: CTV

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Canada's auditor general has sent confidential letters to at least 40 current and former senators about "questionable" expense claims, CTV News reported Tuesday evening.
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TTC investigating after Union Station brawl video surfaces

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jan. 29 Union Station brawl. Toronto's public transit authority has launched an investigation after an ugly incident where two TTC special constables were filmed fighting with two men at Union Station.
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Joni Mitchell, legendary Canadian singer and songwriter, hospitalized

CBC.ca - ‎3 minutes ago‎
Legendary Canadian singer and songwriter Joni Mitchell is in intensive care and undergoing tests at a Los Angeles hospital, according to a statement posted on her official website.
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Jonathan: Legacy of Free, Fair Polls

Daily Times - ‎40 minutes ago‎
In the history of democratic Nigeria, at least from 1999 to date, no President can assail Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, when it comes to commitment to free, fair and credible elections.
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Turkish prosecutor and two gunmen die in hostage crisis

euronews - ‎50 minutes ago‎
An Istanbul prosecutor and two gunmen who took him hostage have been killed in a shootout with Turkish security forces. Earlier two members of a banned Marxist revolutionary group had issued a picture of Mehmet Selim Kiraz with a gun to his head.
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World's oldest person dies at 117 in Japan

Fox News - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Feb. 27, 2013: Japan's Misao Okawa, then 114, poses with the certificate of the world's oldest woman, which was presented to her by Guinness World Records Japan Country Manager Erika Ogawa, unseen, at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan.
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The Legacy of Lee Kuan Yew: A unique oasis of peace, fairness, equality ...

Sin Chew Jit Poh - ‎33 minutes ago‎
From right: Mr & Mrs Ong Teng Cheong (Deputy PM, later President of Singapore), partly hidden Mr. Lee Hsien Loong (current Prime Minister of Singapore), Mr. & Mrs. Lee Kuan Yew (then Prime Minister of Singapore), the late HM King of Malaysia (Sultan ...
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Credit counselling in high demand in Alberta as oilpatch downturn hits home

Financial Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
Leah Hennel/Postmedia NewsDowntown Calgary, Alberta. According to Statistics Canada, Alberta lost 14,000 net jobs in February - 7,000 of those in the natural resources sector.
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Canada's 0.1% GDP decline in January smaller than expected

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎9 hours ago‎
Canada's economy weathered the ill effects of the oil slump and a bitter winter better than many experts had feared in January, but economists are braced for more bad news to come as the country navigates through its current economic storm.

Quebec wants to make sure truck trailer maker Manac Inc. stays in the province

Brandon Sun - ‎8 hours ago‎
QUEBEC CITY, Que. - Quebec's economy minister wants the province's investment arm to assist any eventual partner interested in truck trailer manufacturer Manac Inc. so the company remains based in the province.
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Microsoft introduces Surface 3, a cheaper tablet starting at $699

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Microsoft has announced the Surface 3, a new, cheaper tablet. Starting at $699 in Australia - compared with $979 for the flagship Surface Pro 3 - it is the thinnest and lightest Surface that Microsoft has ever shipped.
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Police release stats after crackdown on distracted driving and seat belt violations

CTV News - ‎10 hours ago‎
London police have released results for a four-day blitz targeting distracted driving and seat belt violations. Officers conducted the initiative between March 21 and March 24.
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Justin Bieber Behaves Himself at Mediation Session for Battery Lawsuit

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Perhaps with the sounds of scathing barbs about hermaphroditism and being a "piece of s--t" still dancing in his head, Justin Bieber dusted himself off and got himself to mediation today.
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Lisbeth Salander is back as The Girl in the Spider's Web

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
The fourth instalment of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series is one step closer to our collective devouring. The Girl in the Spider's Web will continue with Lisbeth Salander's complex and dark persona and is slated to be published in Canada Sept.
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Power Play: Canucks survive costly errors, knock off Preds in shootout

FOXSports.com - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Nashville, Tenn. -- Coming off a 4-1 victory over St. Louis just one night prior, the Vancouver Canucks (45-27-5) survived both a five minute major power play by the Nashville Predators (47-22-9) and the ejection of two separate players to earn a ...
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Strong springs pay off for Blue Jays rookies

Sportsnet.ca - ‎41 minutes ago‎
“This is the best day of my life,” he said shortly after becoming one of six rookies named to the Toronto Blue Jays' season-opening roster, and one of three never to have played in the major leagues before.
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Lightning hoping to avoid déjà vu in playoffs

Sportsnet.ca - ‎41 minutes ago‎
The Tampa Bay Lightning can't help but have that thought cross their minds, if only for a brief moment. Here they are nearing the end of another impressive 100-point season and turning heads around the NHL.
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Lions' Buono sees positives in proposed CFL rule changes

Vancouver Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
METRO VANCOUVER - A spike in scoring, an uptick in tempo are needed to infuse the Canadian Football League with more energy and excitement, acknowledges Wally Buono, who agrees with most of the significant changes proposed by the league's rules ...
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Miami Open: Novak Djokovic rallies to advance, Andy Murray earns 500th win ...

FOXSports.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Before the first set ended Tuesday, Novak Djokovic had busted a racket in anger, drawn jeers from the crowd and received two code violations, which cost him a point penalty.

Backpacking birds prove long-shot theory

The Globe and Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
Those are the essential ingredients behind a Canada-U.S. study that appears to have convincingly solved a 50-year-old mystery while at the same time discovering one of the most impressive animal migrations on Earth.
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Discovered: A 'Treasure Chest' of Ancient Galaxies

Nature World News - ‎3 hours ago‎
The full visible sky as seen by the Planck space observatory. The band running through the middle corresponds to dust in our Milky Way galaxy.
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Suicide risk advisory for ADHD drugs comes 'out of the blue' and has 'terrified ...

National Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
Health Canada may have unduly “terrified” families Monday with a surprise warning that an array of widely used ADHD drugs could boost the risk of suicidal thoughts or actions in patients, says a prominent psychiatrist.
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Health Canada willing to ease fecal transplant rules for recurrent C. difficile

Montreal Gazette - ‎16 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Health Canada has signalled it is willing to loosen the rules on the use of fecal transplants to treat persistent C. difficile infections.
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Carley Allison, teenager who sang as she fought cancer, dies

Toronto Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
As family gathered by Carley Allison's hospital bedside earlier this week, her cancer raging a battle she wouldn't be able to overcome, the 19-year-old never stopped smiling.
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Autism-friendly movie experience coming to Hamilton

Hamilton Spectator - ‎8 hours ago‎
With the lights turned up, the volume turned down and the theatre half empty, a Hamilton cinema invites people affected by autism to the movies.
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