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Canada MP, former aide to Harper, found guilty under Elections Act

Reuters Canada - ‎1 hour ago‎
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Member of Parliament Dean Del Mastro, a former aide to Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper, was found guilty in an Ontario court on Friday of violations under the Canada Elections Act, local media reported.
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John Forzani, ex-Stampeder and business tycoon, dead at 67 - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Former Calgary football star and businessman John Forzani has died in a California hospital, his family confirms. Forzani, 67, was an offensive lineman with the Calgary Stampeders for seven years.
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Tensions High as Israel Reopens Disputed Holy Site

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
JERUSALEM—. Tensions ran high at a disputed Jerusalem holy place on Friday as Palestinians gathered for Muslim prayers under tight Israeli security.
Contested Holy Site in Jerusalem Reopens for Muslim Worship
The 'silent intifada' in Jerusalem grows louder by the day
Tourej Ansari
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Israel pledges to reopen Jerusalem flashpoint Israel shut the Al-Aqsa mosque compound Thursday then promised to reopen it, after clashes in east Jerusalem where police killed a Palestinian accused of trying to murder a hardline rabbi. The pledge also came after Arab and US calls for the Jewish state to reopen the Holy City flashpoint.
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Review: Cronenberg's 'Maps to the Stars' provides wonderfully sadistic portrait of ...

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
MAPS TO THE STARS: 4 STARS. David Cronenberg has spent his entire career working on the fringes of Hollywood. An auteur with a singular vision, his big hits and art house flicks all live outside the Entertainment Capital of the World.
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Cavs fall flat in LeBron's return

ESPN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Despite the hype and the loss, LeBron and Co. are relieved the opener is over. Originally Published: October 31, 2014. By Brian Windhorst | ESPN.
Nothin' but Net: LeBron's mission took flight
Cleveland Cavaliers (0-1) at Chicago Bulls (1-0), 8 p.m. (ET)
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New York Knicks stun LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers - James, who was born in Akron, Ohio, 64 kilometres south of Cleveland, struggled in his competitive return to his first NBA team, as the Cavaliers were surprisingly beaten 95-90 at Quick Loans Arena. The four-time NBA MVP, who decided to leave the Miami Heat after two NBA championships, was well below his best against the Knicks. James posted 17 points, five rebounds and four assists but ha ...
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Edmonton woman searching for talented homeless man after video of him ...

National Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
All she knows is that his name is Ryan and he plays the piano like an angel. Roslyn Polard was on her way home from a work meeting last week in downtown Edmonton when she heard beautiful music and turned to see a dishevelled man hunched over a ...
WATCH: Homeless Canadian man gives spectacular impromptu performance on ...
Mystery Edmonton street pianist enthralls millions in YouTube video (with video)
CBC News
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After a three-day search, CBC News tracked down and spoke to Ryan Arcand, the homeless man whose piano music has made him a sensation on YouTube: The YouTube video showing Arcand playing the free red piano in Edmonton's Winston Churchill Square was viewed nearly two million times within a week of being posted.
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Accused Pennsylvania sniper appears in court after $10 million manhunt

Reuters - ‎21 minutes ago‎
MILFORD Pa. (Reuters) - A bruised and gaunt Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt and detained with the handcuffs of the Pennsylvania trooper he is accused of killing, was held without bail on Friday after facing murder charges in court.
Pennsylvania Ambush Suspect Eric Frein Charged With Murder
Trooper Ambush Suspect in Court After Long Manhunt
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After almost seven weeks of evading police in the backwoods of Pennsylvania, anti-government survivalist Eric Frein (formerly at the top of the FBI’s Most Wanted list) has been captured and thrown in jail without a fight. And amazingly, without getting shot five times in the back.
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Crowds cheer downfall of Burkina Faso leader - ‎46 minutes ago‎
The embattled leader of Burkina Faso bowed to the demands of tens of thousands of protesters and announced his resignation on Friday.
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Pakistan offers assistance to Sri Lanka's landslide victims

Daily Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
COLOMBO - Pakistan High Commissioner Qasim Qureshi along with the entire staff of the high commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka expressed their deep sympathy and grief on the tragic loss of life and property caused by the recent catastrophic landslide in ...
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Russia-Ukraine gas deal secures EU winter supply

BBC News - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Russia has agreed to resume gas supplies to Ukraine over the winter in a deal brokered by the European Union. The deal will also ensure gas supplies to EU countries via Ukraine are secure.
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Hungary Drops Internet Tax Plan After Surge of Protests

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Protesters opposed to a plan to tax Internet use in Hungary. Some waved flags showing likenesses of Prime Minister Viktor Orban and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.
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Magnotta trial set to resume with defence - ‎4 hours ago‎
MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta's lawyer is expected to begin presenting his case at the accused's first-degree murder trial today.
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Tribute to Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent by friends and Forces members 11:16 - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Members of the public will pay their respects on Friday afternoon to Patrice Vincent, the warrant officer killed in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu by a “radicalized” man in Longueuil, Que.
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Quebec police officers suspended for vandalism

Welland Tribune - ‎46 minutes ago‎
MCMASTERVILLE, Que.- Four police officers were suspended without pay after getting caught on the wrong side of the law in McMasterville, Que.
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Federal deficit shrinks to $300 million in August - ‎1 hour ago‎
The federal deficit shrank to $300 million August, down from $2 billion in the same month a year earlier. The Department of Finance said Friday that while revenues - mainly from taxes - decreased during the month, that was more than offset by a $1.6 billion ...
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Bank of Japan Announces Massive Stimulus Move

Wall Street Journal - ‎38 minutes ago‎
In Stunning Reversal, Japan's Central bank and the government pension fund vow to pump trillions of yen into stocks and other assets.
Broad rally lifts Wall St. to record as BoJ bumps up stimulus
What the Bank of Japan's Surprise Move Means for the Global Economy
ActivTrades UK
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USDJPY: Shooting star at a daily resistance Price action in USDJPY has been largely dictated by movements in the USD following the more hawkish than expected Fed release on Wednesday. Today on the economic calendar we from Japan the interest rates decision and the monetary statement, where the expectations are for the Bank of Japan (BoJ) to keep rates and policy unchanged. From the US will have the Reuters/Michigan consumer sentiment Index in O...
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Canada Economy Unexpectedly Shrank in August on Oil Drop

Bloomberg - ‎2 hours ago‎
Canada's gross domestic product shrank in August, an unexpected decline led by oil and gas extractors. Output shrank 0.1 percent to an annualized C$1.63 trillion ($1.45 trillion), Statistics Canada said today in Ottawa, while the median forecast in a ...
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Bank of Nova Scotia cuts 28 positions as it 'streamlines' capital markets: other ...

Montreal Gazette - ‎11 minutes ago‎
As part of a “streamlining” of its capital markets business, the Bank of Nova Scotia has cut 28 positions from its operations in Toronto, New York and London.
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At midday: Stocks hang on to big gains but gold looks sickly

The Globe and Mail - ‎50 minutes ago‎
U.S. and Canadian stock markets at midday were holding onto most of their gains from this morning, when they jolted higher in reaction to unexpected news that the Bank of Japan is aggressively boosting stimulus measures.
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Nik Wallenda talks historical tightrope walk in Chicago

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nik Wallenda Daredevil Nik Wallenda poses for a photo on the rooftop of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago September 17, 2014. Wallenda, who plans a high-wire walk between Chicago skyscrapers this November, says that for his family of acrobats, it is ...
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Mike Tyson says he was sexually abused as a seven-year-old in Brooklyn

Herald Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
MIKE Tyson has revealed that he was sexually molested at the age of seven growing up in New York. The former boxer told SiriusXM's Opie Radio that he managed to escape and that it was a once-off incident.

Video: L'Occitane flagship brings Provence to Vancouver

Vancouver Sun - ‎18 hours ago‎
A touch of Provence has landed in Vancouver with the opening of the new L'Occitane flagship store on Robson Street. Kristina Tsiriotakis, the brand's National skincare expert, talks about what shoppers can find in-store, skincare must-haves for Vancouver ...
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Giants World Series parade preview and guide

San Jose Mercury News - ‎2 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO -- Put on that old Giants jacket that's been sitting in your closet. Plan a Halloween costume that includes a hat.
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Hansbrough finds his role with the Raptors

The Globe and Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
The stat line for Tyler Hansbrough read just five points and two rebounds in the Toronto Raptors' season opener, yet coach Dwane Casey came off the floor raving about how big an impact the big man had.
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Marian Hossa gets 1000th point in Chicago win

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa had a memorable night in the city where his NHL career began. Hossa had a goal and an assist in the Blackhawks' 5-4 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators, reaching two milestones where he got his start back in ...
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Antares rocket explosion: Kamloops students lose science experiment - ‎Oct 30, 2014‎
When an unmanned Antares rocket exploded shortly after liftoff Tuesday in Virginia, a designed-in-B.C. student science experiment went up in flames with it.
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Former Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield uses his high profile to share and ...

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Effie Able and her daughter Ceciley are all smiles as former Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has a little fun in Charlottetown with fellow space traveller Buzz Lightyear.
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Judge enforces Ebola isolation of defiant Maine nurse

Reuters - ‎55 minutes ago‎
1 of 7. Fort Kent Police Chief Thomas Pelletier gets into his car after a brief visit to the home where Kaci Hickox, the American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, is staying in Fort Kent, Maine October 31, 2014.
Maine Judge Orders Ebola Quarantine for Nurse
Ebola outbreak: Maine goes to court to isolate nurse Kaci Hickox
Chicago Tribune
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Judge issues order enforcing Ebola isolation of defiant Maine nurse A judge on Friday ordered an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone to obey a state-imposed quarantine after she defied Maine officials and went for a bike ride. The temporary order from Charles LaVerdiere, chief judge of the Maine District Court, turned up the heat in the confrontation over the quarantine between the New England state's officials and nu...
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Health spending up only $61 per person in 2014 - ‎6 hours ago‎
This handout photo provided Friday, August, 1, 2014, by Emory University, shows the isolation room at Emory University Hospital set up to treat patients exposed to certain infectious diseases and where an American aid worker infected with the Ebola virus in ...
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Three Albertans have died from the flu this season

Calgary Herald - ‎18 hours ago‎
Three Albertans - two in Edmonton and one in the province's South zone - have died from the flu so far this season. Nearly two weeks after flu vaccination clinics opened across the province, Alberta Health Services issued its first numerical flu update of the ...
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Ebola outbreak: double gloves recommended for some health workers in new ... - ‎3 hours ago‎
The UN health agency is updating its guidelines for health workers dealing with the deadly Ebola virus, recommending tougher measures such as doubling up on gloves and making sure the mouth, nose and eyes are better protected from contaminated ...