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Ukraine crisis: Petro Poroshenko accuses Russia of 'direct and open aggression' - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Ukraine's military said on Monday it had pulled its forces back from defending a vital airport in the east against Russian tanks, as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of "direct and open aggression.
Ukrainians pull back from airport; Poroshenko slams Russia
Russia signals hard line on Ukraine talks in Minsk
Tourej Ansari
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Putin urges EU to have 'common sense' over sanctions threat Russian President Vladimir Putin urged the EU on Monday to show "common sense" and not to engage in mutually destructive sanctions, in his first reaction to the threat of additional punitive measures over Ukraine. "I hope that common sense will prevail, ... that we will work together normally and that we and our partners will not cause harm by poking at one anothe...
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Imran, Qadri responsible for attack on PTV: Pervaiz

Daily Times - ‎33 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD –Minister for Information Pervaiz Rashid has said that attack on Pakistan Television (PTV) Corporation was the result of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Tahirul Qadri's inflammatory speeches.
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BC teachers' feud dates back decades

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
VANCOUVER -- All summer long, there's been one overriding conversation amongst the hundred-plus employees at a Vancouver financial firm who have school-age children: British Columbia's acrimonious teachers' strike.
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English clubs line up for Defoe in wake of TFC upheaval

TSN - ‎19 minutes ago‎
TORONTO - English clubs are reportedly lining up to sign unsettled Toronto FC striker Jermain Defoe. The Daily Telegraph reports Arsenal has joined the Premier League suitors to sign Defoe, possibly on loan.
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New techniques help curb advanced melanoma - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Melanoma, a preventable skin cancer, is one of the most deadly forms of the disease if it is not found early. But doctors say there are now new treatment options for some advanced forms of the malignancy.
New techniques helping curb advanced melanoma
Cancer drug fighting melanoma
The Huffington Post UK
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Sunbeds Increase The Risk Of A Potentially Serious Skin Cancer More Common Than Melanoma by + Poorna Bell We've longed since known about the risks of using sunbeds - one woman warned against excessive tanning after developing a cancerous 'rodent' ulcer - but a new study has dug deeper to find out just how bad it is. Apparently, they can significantly increase the risk of a potentially serious skin cancer that is more common than melanoma....
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Sino-Forest tribunal will put fraud allegations — and the OSC's reputation — to ...

Financial Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Ontario Securities Commission's fraud allegations against Sino-Forest Corp. and five of its former executives are as spectacular as they come in market prosecutions: Fraudulent overstatement of assets.
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Parent Stabs to Death 3 Students at Elementary School in China

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIJING - A man stabbed to death three students and wounded six other people before jumping to his death in Hubei Province on Monday, according to a police statement issued in the municipality of Shiyan, where the school is located.
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Israel claims nearly 1000 acres of West Bank land near Bethlehem

Times of India - ‎12 minutes ago‎
JERUSALEM: Israel laid claim on Sunday to nearly 1,000 acres of West Bank land in a Jewish settlement bloc near Bethlehem - a step that could herald significant Israeli construction in the area - defying Palestinian demands for a halt in settlement ...
Israel announces it will seize 400 acres in West Bank
Gaza: Watch shocking aerial footage showing devastation left by Israeli ...
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I got it! I figured out the solution to the Middle East conflict! Trust! That's what we are missing and when I say "we"? I mean the entire freakin world. Hamas, ISIS, Hezbollah and the rest of the savages say loud and clear at every opportunity: "Israel? Who cares about Israel? We want all Jews dead. Wait, no, not Jews, all westerners! Americans, Europeans, all of em! Shariah (Islamic) law or death!" But the world? &...
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Beijing's Stance Has Democrats in Hong Kong Facing Tough Choices

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong disrupted a speech by Li Fei, a deputy secretary general of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, on Monday.
HK police use pepper spray on pro-democracy protesters
China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong
Beijing Officials Explain NPC Decision on Hong Kong
Pan-democrats angry at NPC
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Disruptive Hong Kong protests loom after China rules out democracy (Reuters) - Hong Kong police used pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy activists on Monday as the Asian financial center braces for a wave of disruptive protests against China's decision to rule out full democracy. China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee set the stage for a political showdown on Sunday when it rejected democrats' demands for...
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Annaleise Carr hopes to complete Lake Erie swim today - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Sixteen-year-old Annaleise Carr today expects to complete the final leg of the marathon swim across Lake Erie that she was not able to finish earlier this summer.
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Trudeau preps for provincial litmus test in New Brunswick

The Globe and Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Justin Trudeau and his Liberal team are using New Brunswick's Sept. 22 election to test-drive their organization and potential policies for the federal campaign expected in the fall of 2015.
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One killed and another seriously hurt in BC plane crash

News Talk 770 Calgary - ‎45 minutes ago‎
The Cessna 172 was departing the Crawford Bay Airport near Nelson on Saturday night when it crashed near the Kokanee Springs Golf Course.

Man faces weapons charges after 7-hour standoff with police - ‎1 hour ago‎
A seven hour-stand off ended peacefully after a 34-year-old man had barricaded himself in an apartment in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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Vancouver's Dude Chilling Park sign goes missing, again - ‎10 hours ago‎
Dust off your mystery-solving licence: the 'Dude Chilling Park' sign has gone missing from Guelph Park in East Vancouver, and this time the Park Board had nothing to do with it.
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Growing number of workers choosing to be paid with Bitcoin, payroll firm says

CTV News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
A small but growing -- and surprising -- number of workers are rejecting Canadian dollar salaries for Bitcoin, according to a Waterloo, Ont.
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Cameco workers protest following rejected offer

CTV News - ‎16 hours ago‎
Cameco workers picketed outside the uranium giant's head office in Saskatoon today. The labour dispute has led to temporary shut downs at two of the company's facilities.
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DAD's Bagels closing shop in NDG

Montreal Gazette - ‎16 hours ago‎
MONTREAL - D.A.D.'s Bagels is closing its doors for good Sunday. The family-run Notre-Dame-de-Grâce bakery's 20-year lease expires in September and the building's owner decided not to renew it - opting instead to allow a neighbouring Dollorama to ...
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VIA Rail service resumes following fatal collision on tracks east of Ottawa

580 CFRA Radio - ‎12 hours ago‎
VIA Rail service has resumed along the Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto corridor, after delays Sunday evening due to a fatal collision. A spokesperson for VIA Rail says a trespasser on the tracks was struck and killed around 6:00 p.m.
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Apple iPhone 6: Mobile Payments Pioneer?

InformationWeek - ‎Aug 30, 2014‎
The tech industry has made a number of attempts to ignite interest in mobile payments, and so far all have fizzled out. Sure, Google Wallet is still around, and Isis is available on a wide range of smartphones, but almost nobody uses them to pay for real goods ...
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Joan Rivers' daughter, Melissa Rivers, is keeping 'fingers crossed'

Los Angeles Times - ‎42 minutes ago‎
As Joan Rivers remained hospitalized Sunday, her daughter, Melissa, thanked the public for the outpouring of good wishes surrounding the sharp-tongued comedy star's health.
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Hackers Post Alleged Naked Pics of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Other Celebs

ABC News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and supermodel Kate Upton are among dozens of celebrity women who had risque photos allegedly of them leaked by an online bulletin board in an apparent hacking campaign.
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What to watch: TIFF 2014

Varsity - ‎9 hours ago‎
Every September, film fans and industry stars flood into the city gathering for 11 days of debuts, galas, and special screenings. During this annual event the city dissolves into a frenzy of celebrity sightings and critical buzz.
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Collaros returns to Ticats lineup to face Argos on TSN

TSN - ‎29 minutes ago‎
HAMILTON, Ont. -- Zach Collaros couldn't have picked a bigger game to mark his return to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' lineup. The third-year quarterback will play Monday when Hamilton hosts the Toronto Argonauts.
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Bouchard not looking past Makarova - ‎15 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - Eugenie Bouchard will be keeping her mind off the draw and concentrating on Monday opponent Ekaterina Makarova as the Canadian aims to extend her run into the second week of the U.S.
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Toronto Blue Jays find their power strokes, slug three home runs to beat New ...

National Post - ‎25 minutes ago‎
TORONTO - For two months, it has been the clause that served as a desperate lifeline for frustrated Blue Jays fans: When Edwin Encarnacion and Adam Lind get back … Then, of course, the Jays' feeble offence would revive, and the team would start winning ...
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Toronto Blue Jays acquire OF John Mayberry Jr. from Philadelphia

Ottawa Citizen - ‎2 hours ago‎
TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays acquired outfielder John Mayberry Jr. from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for minor league infielder Gustavo Pierre.
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Mystery PaleoEskimo hunters vanished

HeraldNet - ‎Aug 31, 2014‎
“The Dorset people had no bows and arrows. They were, in a sense, sitting ducks.” << Prev Next >>. Scientists working in Ilulissat Icefjord, in western Greenland, found remains of a prehistoric population.
Paleo-Eskimos first inhabitants of the Arctic Region
DNA Shows History of Paleo-Eskimos in North American Arctic, New Study
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New DNA Study Reveals Lost History Of The Paleo-Eskimo People The Paleo-Eskimo people that lived in the Arctic from roughly 5,000 years ago to about 700 years ago, were the first humans to live in the region and survived there without outside contact for more than 4,000 years, researchers reported Friday in the journal Science. In addition, lead investigator Eske Willerslev of the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History Museum of Denmark...
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Op-Ed: Robots, the Cloud and robot banks – Utopia? Maybe, maybe not - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Sydney - The robots are coming, but not the way you'd expect. They're about to replace the suits, and perhaps even declutter your home.
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Ebola outreak: Liberia extends stay-home order for civil servants - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Liberia's president ordered most civil servants to stay home another month in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, according to a statement released today.

AIDS by the numbers

The Globe and Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
In 2013, 1.5 million people died from AIDS-related causes worldwide, compared with 2.4 million in 2005, a 35-per-cent decrease. An estimated 24,300 Canadians have died of AIDS since the epidemic began.