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Franklin Expedition ship found is HMS Erebus

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
HMS Erebus This image provided September 10, 2014 by Parks Canada, shows a sonar view of one of two ill-fated ships lost more than 160-years-ago: Sir John Franklin.
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Hong Kong protests: Are campaigners passionate or spoiled?

BBC News - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Student demonstrators in Hong Kong have vowed to step up their mass pro-democracy protests if Chief Executive CY Leung does not resign.
China tells foreign countries not to meddle in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Government's Strategy on Protesters: Wait Them Out
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Clay Shirky went to the Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong. Here's what he saw: https://github.com/cshirky/occupyhongkong/tree/master  This is what a particular form and style networked activism for democratic reforms looks like in the 21st century, and it has expanded and scaled the model that Occupy Wallstreet experimented with three years ago: "The speed with which the participants in this movement have built an encampment with food and water and first aid and even border crossings ...
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Florida man convicted of 1st-degree murder for killing teen over loud music

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A jury convicted a Florida man on Wednesday of first-degree murder in his retrial for killing a teenager after an argument over loud music.
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North Americans Google Ebola after first US case confirmed

Toronto Star - ‎13 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON—Mounting concern about Ebola is manifesting itself in North America's online behaviour following the first-ever diagnosis of the virus on this continent.
Ebola: Texas children 'monitored' for symptoms
Experimental Treatments That Could Help Stop Ebola
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Ebola Strikes Again: Second Person Suspected Of Ebola Virus Under Watch, Dallas TX http://b4in.org/s9SP CDC and Texas Health officials are closely monitoring a possible second Ebola patient who had close contact with the first Ebola patient to be diagnosed in the U.S., the director of Dallas County’s health department said Wednesday.   Everyone who had been in close contact with the diagnosed patient are being monitored as a precaution, said Zachary Thompson, direc...

Conservatives to overhaul veterans' benefits again to placate angry ex-soldiers

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Harper government plans further changes to its oft-maligned veterans charter, hoping to take the political sting out of complaints by ex-soldiers promising to campaign against them in the next election.
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US Secret Service chief Julia Pierson quits after White House breach

The Australian - ‎27 minutes ago‎
THE director of the US Secret Service has resigned following a string of lapses by the elite presidential protection branch, including one in which an armed intruder ran into the White House.
Julia Pierson resigns: US Secret Service director makes 'painful' decision to quit ...
Secret Service director quits: Here's why Congress was extra-mad with her
The New York Times
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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to Resign http://nyti.ms/1thZfOe Julia Pierson, the director of the Secret Service, is resigning in the wake of several security breaches, according to administration officials. The resignation came less than a day after lawmakers from both parties assailed Ms. Pierson’s leadership and said they feared for the lives of the president and others in the protection of the agency. A 30-year veteran of the Secret Service, Ms. Pierso...
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McGill drops in latest university rankings

Montreal Gazette - ‎59 minutes ago‎
McGill University has fallen even farther behind the University of Toronto in the latest World University Rankings published on Wednesday by Times Higher Education.
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Russia Needs More Internet Security, Says Putin

Wall Street Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
Russian President Vladimir Putin, chairing a Security Council meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow on Wednesday, said Russia must take steps to better protect its cyberspace but would stop short of imposing total control over the internet.
Merkel Challenged on Russia by Ex-Chancellor Putin Friend
Russian, Kazakh Lawmakers OK Union
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Russian President Vladimir Putin Oct. 1 blamed a "CIA project" for suggesting his government wants to censor the Internet for Russian citizens. Putin, speaking at a meeting of his top advisors, said he "was not even considering" such censorship.
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Luka Magnotta trial: Jun Lin hid homosexuality from his family, ex-boyfriend ...

CBC.ca - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Jun Lin's family had been pressuring him to marry a woman, and he broke up with his boyfriend only weeks before Lin was killed, a Montreal court heard today at the Luka Magnotta murder trial.
Canada dismemberment victim broke up with boyfriend before death
Magnotta trial: Lin Jun's former lover testifies
The Huffington Post UK
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Luka Rocca Magnotta 'Sent Body Parts & Menacing Notes To Schools' Murder Trial Hears By + Sara Nelson   A Canadian man on trial for murder sent dismembered body parts to two elementary schools along with sinister notes, a court has heard. Luka Rocco Magnotta is accused of killing and dismembering his Chinese lover Jun Lin and posting four packages of body parts to schools and political parties. The two packages sent to schools in Vancouve...
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Recounts granted in 7 ridings

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
All seven judicial recounts requested following last week's provincial election have been approved. Recounts will be held for the ridings of Saint John East, Saint John Harbour, Charlotte-Campobello, Carleton-Victoria, Shippagan-Lamèque-Miscou, ...
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University of Victoria on mission to find First World War diarist 'JM'

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
The unknown artist was stationed at the front near Ypres, where a series of First World War battles left more than 850,000 Allied and German casualties.
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CANADA STOCKS-TSX drops on US economic data, Ebola fears

Reuters - ‎40 minutes ago‎
TORONTO, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index dropped on Wednesday as worries about a slowdown in U.S. factory activity and news of the first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States fueled a broad equity markets selloff.
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CP Rail looks to boost revenue to C$10 billion in 2018

Reuters Canada - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP.TO: Quote) will aim to boost its annual revenue to C$10 billion ($8.96 billion) in 2018 and more than double earnings per share over the next four years, the company said in a release on Wednesday.
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Loonie closes higher in reaction to weak US economic data

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Canadian dollar closed higher Wednesday as the U.S. currency weakened following the release of weaker-than-expected American manufacturing data.
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Sale Price for Canada Coal Mine: $2

Wall Street Journal - ‎16 minutes ago‎
The coal market has been hit by oversupply and the Chinese steel market has cooled. Above, a plant in China. REUTERS. The Asian owners of a billion-dollar Canadian coal mine are in talks to sell a majority stake of the mine for $2, underscoring the impact ...
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WiLan says loses LTE patent case against Apple

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian patent licensing company WiLan Inc (WIN.TO) on Wednesday said a U.S. judge had ruled in favor of Apple Inc (AAPL.
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Twitter Gives MIT $10 Million to Study the Social Impact of Tech

Businessweek - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Twitter is giving $10 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology over the next five years to study patterns of public discourse on the Internet, and potentially to build technology that will make online civic action more effective.
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Google's Schmidt still a fan of BlackBerry

Waterloo Record - ‎44 minutes ago‎
TORONTO - Google executive chair Eric Schmidt loves BlackBerry smartphones, particularly models with keyboards, but he says iPhones and Android devices are driving the market.
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Robert Plant's adventurous sounds (like the music industry itself) keep shifting

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
At Toronto's Massey Hall on Tuesday, Robert Plant was singing about being our rainbow after the storm. “I will bring my song to you, and I will carry on,” he crooned.
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Residential school ballet, Going Home Star, opens in Winnipeg

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
One of the most European forms of dance will tackle Canada's fraught colonial history when performers with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet take to the stage Wednesday for the world premiere of a ballet about Indian residential schools.
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Lena Dunham's painful confession: 'I was raped'

NEWS.com.au - ‎18 minutes ago‎
GIRLS star Lena Dunham has opened up about being date raped at college, saying, “It was a painful experience physically and emotionally, and one I spent a long time trying to reconcile”.
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Stephane Robidas 'excited' for Leafs debut

CANOE - ‎1 hour ago‎
Stephane Robidas skates during Leafs training camp in Toronto on Sept. 19, 2014. (Dave Abel/QMI Agency). Sun. Related Content. article Leafs' Cody Franson hopeful for opening-night lineup.
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Sean Day's sophomore year in the OHL could be 'exceptional'

Toronto Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
The thing about being granted exceptional player status is people expect immediate exceptional results. For Sean Day, those results did not materialize last season.
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A look at NHL coaching changes heading into the 2014-15 season

Montreal Gazette - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Six NHL teams have new head coaches to start the 2014-15 season. The Canadian Press takes a look at those changes and how they might impact the clubs moving forward.
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Russia: Canada 'politicizing' space exploration

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎Sep 30, 2014‎
OTTAWA - Canada's refusal to allow Russian delegates to attend a prestigious international astronautical symposium has angered Moscow, which said the decision flies in the face of international space co-operation and amounts to politicizing space ...
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Skyscanner predicts a hyper-personalised future for hospitality

Travolution - ‎7 hours ago‎
The hotel room of the future will provide a hyper-personalised service even down to the preferred strength of power shower. This was one of the predictions in the Skyscanner Future of Travel 2024, which also tipped space travel, underwater hotels and the ...
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Ebola preparedness plan ready, Canada's health officials say

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
The U.S. patient with Ebola had no symptoms during travel and was therefore not contagious during travel, Canadian health officials said Wednesday.
Health officials reassure Canadians after 1st US Ebola case
Canada preps for Ebola cases
CBC News
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B.C.'s provincial health officer says it would not be surprising to see cases of the Ebola virus appear, but that there is no reason for alarm. "We likely think over the next six months [we'll] probably import a case or two, or maybe even three," Dr. Perry Kendall told CBC News.
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When babies eat first gluten doesn't change chance of celiac disease, study says

Los Angeles Times - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Parents with celiac disease often jump through hoops over breastfeeding and when to give children their first bread or other food containing gluten, but a study published Wednesday suggests it doesn't matter much in terms of whether the child will develop ...

I swam and walked all summer long. Why am I weaker?

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
The question: I swam and walked a lot all summer. I love doing both, but I just went back to the gym and I can hardly lift any weights.
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