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Gaza Hospital Attack Caught Civilians in Crossfire

Wall Street Journal
28 minutes ago
Written by
Asa Fitch
DEIR EL-BALAH, Gaza Strip-The first Israeli tank shell blasted through Al Aqsa Hospital's eastern wall. It destroyed beds, melted medical machines and left four Palestinians dead in the intensive care unit.
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BC weather: thunderstorms, flooding hit Kelowna, Kamloops - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Kelowna, B.C. has been hit with drenching rain and lightning, briefly knocking out power in the city's downtown, as a band of intense thunderstorms moves across the southern region of the province.
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BC man who went to Syria becomes the first charged with terrorism under new ...

National Post - ‎5 minutes ago‎
A British Columbia man accused of traveling to Syria to join an armed Islamist group was allegedly on a no-fly list but evaded counter-terrorism authorities by assuming a false identity, according to those familiar with the case.
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Charities may be asked for donor lists under CRA proposal floated by minister

The Globe and Mail - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Canadian charities would have to turn over lists of their donors' identities to the Canada Revenue Agency under a proposal being floated by the Conservative government.
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Bombardier restructures amid C Series woes

The Globe and Mail - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Transportation giant Bombardier Inc., is reorganizing its operations into four divisions in a move that causes 1,800 job losses and the retirement of Bombardier Aerospace president Guy Hachey, who held overall responsibility for the struggling C Series ...
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Tyrannosaurs prowled in packs, BC tracks show
35 minutes ago
Written by
Emily Chung
It would have been terrifying to run into a tyrannosaur like Albertosaurus. The massive creature that roamed western North America about 70 million years ago was as long as a bus, with a wide smile of razor-sharp teeth and claws to match.
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Canadian-Egyptian journalist, Al-Jazeera colleagues did the 'devil's' job:judge - ‎1 hour ago‎
File - In this file photo taken Thursday, May 15, 2014, Al-Jazeera's Egyptian journalist Abdullah Elshamy, center, appears in a defendants' cage along with several other defendants in a courthouse during a trial on terror charges in Cairo, Egypt.
Judge says Canadian-Egyptian journalist, Al-Jazeera colleagues did the 'devil's ...
Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did "devil's" work
Amnesty International UK
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The judge who sentenced three Al-Jazeera journalists to 7+ years jail for their journalism has now accused them of being in league with the devil: The journalists are prisoners of conscience, not Satan's messengers. Call for their release:
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Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down over rebel-held territory

Firstpost - ‎4 hours ago‎
KIEV (Reuters) - Kiev said two of its fighter jets were shot down over the rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, and the missiles that brought them down might have been fired from Russia.
Ukraine says Russian missiles shot down jets
MH17: Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down near crash site, Kiev says
Cynthia Kelly
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Pro-Russian Rebels Shoot Down Ukrainian Fighter Jets: Reports "Pro-Russian rebel separatist shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets on Wednesday, a military spokesman told Reuters and local media Wednesday. The aircraft were downed Savur Mogila in eastern Ukraine, according to the official. There was no word on what happened to the pilots, according to Reuters." #breakingnews #russia   #ukraine  #news
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First 40 MH17 victims arrive in Eindhoven in solemn ceremony

The Australian - ‎22 minutes ago‎
AUSTRALIAN Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove had the same thought as every one of the 40 simple wooden caskets passed him by at the Eindhoven military airfield: “Is this an Australian?
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Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47

Hindustan Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.
More than 40 feared dead after air crash at Taiwan airport
No Australians on crashed Taiwan flight
Popular Mechanics
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At least 47 are dead after a TransAsia Airways flight crash-landed in XiXi village in Taiwan today. The flight was headed from Kaoksiung, a major city on the east coast of Taiwan's main island, to Magong, one of two airports on the Pengu Island. Pilots attempted to make an emergency landing in stormy weather before crashing.
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Mike Duffy has not acknowledged paternity of Karen Duffy - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Suspended senator Mike Duffy has not acknowledged the paternity of a woman called Karen Duffy who says she is his daughter, sources say, although the two have been communicating.
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Quebec town sued for negligence in fatal seniors' home fire

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
MONTREAL -- A multimillion-dollar lawsuit has been filed against the Quebec town where 32 people died in a fire at a seniors' home last January.
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Gun owners may face less red tape, new responsibilities under proposed law - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The Canadian government plans to introduce proposed legislation that would make life easier for many Canadian gun owners. As CBC News first reported, the government is planning new legislation aimed at cutting red tape.

U of S, faculty association argue tenure veto in court

StarPhoenix - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Eric Neufeld, spokesman for the U of S Faculty Association, spoke to reporters outside court in Saskatoon Wednesday. A Saskatoon judge says he'll decide this fall whether the University of Saskatchewan's president was right to veto the tenure appointment of ...
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Courts, not PMO, will decide if Stephen Harper has to testify, opposition says

Toronto Star - ‎58 minutes ago‎
OTTAWA—The opposition says it is startled by the insistence by the Prime Minister's Office that there's little chance Stephen Harper will have to testify at Sen. Mike Duffy's criminal trial.
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Crime rate down to lowest levels since 1969: five insights from 2013 police data

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
It was a good year to be Canadian in 2013 - at least as far as police matters were concerned. Statscan's police-reported crime statistics for last year, released Wednesday morning, show overall declines in crime rates, the Crime Severity Index (CSI), and ...
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Talisman admits interest from Repsol but deal seen unlikely

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Talisman Energy Inc. said Spanish energy firm Repsol SA has approached it to discuss potential deals, but market players discount the chance the foreign outfit will buy the Canadian company outright.
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UN Body to Widen Flight Warnings

Wall Street Journal - ‎37 minutes ago‎
The Federal Aviation Administration's move on Wednesday to temporarily extend the ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel is a prelude to a broad international effort stressing the responsibility of all countries to safeguard carriers from hostilities around the globe.
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Just how large is BCE's planned purchase of affiliate Bell Aliant?

Financial Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
The many ways to determine the size of an M&A transaction were on display Wednesday when BCE announced it was going to privatize its 45%-owned affiliate, Bell Aliant.
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What are the cheapest days to fly in Canada? looks at data

Vancouver Sun
3 hours ago
Written by
Michael Oliveira
TORONTO - Canadians should look to fly on a Tuesday if they're travelling domestically or on a Thursday if they're leaving the country, suggests data from the travel website Kayak, which is looking back on its first year in Canada.
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OSX Yosemite Beta Release Date and Top Features

Latino Post - ‎42 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Some of the first customers in line walk into the Apple Store to purchase the new iPad Air, the fifth generation of its tablet on November 1, 2013 in New York City.
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Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose: coroner

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
After a months-long inquest into the death of British socialite Peaches Geldof, a coroner has concluded that the daughter of musician Bob Geldof did suffer the same fate as her supermodel mother Paula Yates - death by heroin overdose.
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Elvis' library card, movie script to be auctioned at Graceland

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
NASHVILLE Tenn. (Reuters) - A library card signed by Elvis Presley in seventh grade is expected to be among the hottest items at an auction of the late singer's possessions at his Memphis mansion next month, Graceland officials said on Wednesday.
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Ousted 'Amazing Race Canada' couple have no regrets

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Laura Takahashi and Jackie Skinner Amazing Race Canada couple Laura Takahashi and Jackie Skinner. (Courtesy CTV). Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story.
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Filmmaker Michael Moore's divorce is finalized - ‎8 hours ago‎
BELLAIRE, Mich. - Filmmaker Michael Moore's divorce from Kathleen Glynn has been finalized, ending their two-decade-long marriage.
Michael Moore's Divorce Closes on Drunken Note
Michael Moore's divorce finalized, faces criticism that documents show he lived ...
Michael Moore
Las Vegas Sun
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Filmmaker Michael Moore's divorce is finalized - Filmmaker Michael Moore's divorce from Kathleen Glynn has been finalized, ending their two-decade-long marriage. Moore filed a divorce complaint on June 17, 2013, in Michigan's Antrim County, where the couple...
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NHL defenceman Cory Sarich hurt in bike accident: Report

Toronto Sun - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Cory Sarich during day 5 of Calgary Flames training camp at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Jan. 17, 2013. (Darren Makowichuk/Calgary Sun/QMI AGENCY).
Free-agent D Sarich recovering after cycling acciident
Defenseman Sarich stable after cycling accident
Calgary Flames
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Well-wishes go out to former Flames d-man Cory Sarich, who is recovering from a cycling accident. Cory is highly regarded around the NHL and is known for being the consummate team player. All the best in your recovery, Sarchy!
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After LeBron went home, Stamkos understands but ignores Leafs speculation

StarPhoenix - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Tampa Bay Lightning's Steve Stamkos chases the puck up the ice during third period NHL action against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Toronto on Wednesday March 19, 2014.
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Mike Weir, Graham DeLaet look to end Canada's 60-year drought in Canadian ...

Fox News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Canada's Mike Weir, of Canada, poses for a selfie with Kaylee Chin, left, and Maya Cunningham, center, during the pro-am event at the Canadian Open golf championship Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Royal Montreal golf club in Montreal.
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Hyper-abundant pink salmon are outcompeting wild sockeye

Vancouver Sun
Jul 22, 2014
Written by
Randy Shore
Is it too soon to change B.C.'s iconic fish from the sockeye to the pink? Probably, but we should be prepared nonetheless as evidence mounts that the phenomenal and persistent abundance of pink salmon is putting real pressure on other Pacific salmon and ...
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Aglukkaq ignoring concerns of Nunavummiut: Greenpeace

Nunatsiaq News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Greenpeace fired back at Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq July 22, suggesting the federal environment minister has failed to respond to the concerns of Nunavummiut about proposed seismic activities in Baffin Bay.
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GSK flu vaccine plant inspection finds 10 problems - ‎5 hours ago‎
A recent Health Canada inspection of the country's only flu vaccine production plant identified 10 issues that need to be addressed, a report from the regulatory agency reveals.
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Vasectomy may increase risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Oncology Nurse Advisor - ‎3 hours ago‎
Vasectomy was associated with a small increased risk of prostate cancer, and a stronger risk for advanced or lethal prostate cancer, according to a new study.