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At Climate Change March in New York, a Clarion Call for Action

New York Times - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Under leaden skies, throngs of demonstrators stretching as far as the eye could see moved through Midtown Manhattan late Sunday morning, chanting their demands for action on climate change.
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Tories to announce new leader May 9

Toronto Sun - ‎48 minutes ago‎
MPP Christine Elliott announces she is running for the PC Party leadership on Wednesday. (CRAIG ROBERTSON/Toronto Sun). Article. Tweet.
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Scotland's First Minister Says Voters Who Backed Union Were 'Misled'

TIME - ‎33 minutes ago‎
First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond says that those who voted “no” to an independent Scotland during last week's referendum were “gulled,” “misled” and “tricked effectively” by last-minute promises from the United Kingdom.
Scots were tricked into voting 'No' – Salmond
Salmond not showing 'grace in defeat', says Scottish Tory deputy
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+ Learn British English Free : Scotland Votes No In this short lesson, I discuss some of the repercussions of Scotland voting "no" to independence. Please see below: Learn British English: Scotland Votes No No: 2,000,000+ Yes: 1,600,000+ Alex Salmond resigns as First Minister of Scotland Devolution (noun) / devolve (verb) the transfer or delegation of power to a lower level, especially by central government to local or regional administration The result has sparked debate and discussion about de...
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Pope Francis calls on Muslims to condemn extremists who 'pervert' religion to ...

National Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pope Francis called Sunday for Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who “pervert” religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up the Balkan nation as a model for interfaith harmony for the rest of the world.
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How a Winnipeg lab became an Ebola research powerhouse

CBC.ca - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Winnipeg is half a world away from the countries in Africa where Ebola, and its viral cousin, Marburg, occasionally slip out of their animal reservoir to start infecting and killing people, as Ebola is now doing in West Africa.
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No fear of housing bubble: CMHC

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prices of some Canadian homes are certainly too high, but there is no immediate catastrophe looming for the country's housing market, the head of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
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Rep. King is 'sure' House Homeland Security panel will probe White House ...

Fox News - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Rep. Peter King said Sunday that he expects the House will hold a hearing on the weekend incident in which a man carrying a knife got inside the White House front door before being apprehended by the Secret Service.
White House intruders. Sex and booze scandals. The worrying decline of the ...
Secret Service under pressure after fence jumper incident
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White House intruder was armed with a knife "The Secret Service on Saturday launched a security review to learn how a man carrying a knife was able to get inside the front door of the White House on Friday night after jumping a fence and sprinting more than 70 yards across the North Lawn — the first time that has ever happened." #news   #DC   #politics   #whitehouse   #secretservice  
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Yemeni parties and Houthi rebels sign deal to end fighting

ABC Online - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Yemeni political rivals including Shiite rebels who have swept through the capital signed a peace accord Sunday in the presence of the UN envoy, the official Saba news agency said.
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Obama team applauds Afghanistan power sharing deal

USA TODAY - ‎58 minutes ago‎
The White House is applauding a political deal in Afghanistan designed to end a stand-off over its presidential election. The two candidates in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election signed an agreement in which Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai becomes ...
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Casualties in bomb blast near Egypt's foreign ministry

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
A bomb explosion near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo has killed at least two police officers, security officials say. The blast occurred on a crowded street near the River Nile.
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Family of man who died during 34-hour ER wait asks Manitoba's top court to ...

National Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
The family of a man who died during a 34-hour wait in a hospital emergency room is asking Manitoba's highest court to rule his charter rights were violated.
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Wind, rainfall warnings blanket Atlantic coastline

CBC.ca - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Atlantic Canadians in coastal Newfoundland, southern Labrador and the southern half of Nova Scotia are under wind and rainfall warnings as an intense low pressure system tracks towards the provinces.
Weather warnings issued
Heavy rainfall, wind warnings issued for parts of Nova Scotia
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Atlantic Canadians in coastal Newfoundland, southern Labrador and the southern half of Nova Scotia are under wind and rainfall warnings as an intense low pressure system tracks towards the provinces: http://cbc.sh/cwr66Pb Between 50 and 70 millimetres of rain is expected to fall starting Sunday evening across the southern half of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island and much of Newfoundland. Are you being affected by the storms on the east coast?
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Group Of Families Take Wind Companies To Court

Am980 London News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The legal fight over a pair of wind-farms in Midwestern Ontario is set to begin Monday, as three farm families attempt to stop what would be some of the largest wind developments in the province.
Fight to stop huge Ontario wind farm in court
Wind energy key to hydro system
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Court asked to stop construction of huge Ontario wind farm: Shawn and Tricia Drennan are concerned about the potential harm the 140-turbine K2 Wind project near Goderich, Ont., could cause them
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Alibaba IPO Signals Strength in US Stocks

Wall Street Journal - ‎28 minutes ago‎
The record initial public offering by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is set to spur greater appetite for new listings and should support the U.S.
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Lookahead: Financial markets to be relatively calm this week due to lack of data

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
TORONTO -- Financial markets can look forward to some relative calm this week, with little in the way of key economic data expected in either Canada or the United States.
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Stranded sailors on their way back to Turkey

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A dozen Turkish sailors who spent the last five months in a ship moored in Sorel are finally going home. The 12 nautical repairmen arrived in April to help repair the Sun Phoenix but soon fell into limbo when their employer stopped paying them.
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Charges anticipated for driver who allegedly struck RCMP officer with truck

Nova News Now - ‎5 hours ago‎
One man has been arrested after a Windsor RCMP officer was struck by a vehicle. Other news. Four St. FX international students, one graduate hurt in crash near Truro · Lots of rain expected Sunday night in Nova Scotia say forecasters · Teenager who ...
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Review: First impressions of the new iPhone 6

Computerworld - ‎2 hours ago‎
This year's launch of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus wasn't exactly the smoothest of rollouts. There were glitches during the Sept.
WATCH: First iPhone 6 buyer drops phone on live TV
Don't panic: Those iPhone 6 carrier trade-in deals are still available
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Apple said they had an improved polarizer in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, so I tried to figure out what that actually means for users. While the phone doesn't do any better than the HTC One M8 or Samsung Galaxy S5 in direct sunlight, if you are wearing polarized sunglasses you'll notice the screen goes blue instead of dark grey when the filters line up.  It's a small thing, certainly not something worth sprinting to the Apple Store for, ...
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Banks, brands swarm Apple Pay like god of mobile payment. Why?

Tech Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Mobile payments are slowly making credit and debit cards obsolete. Apple Pay may just be that final push many people are looking for to make the switch.
Apple Pay Has Gets Off To A Rough Start
Apple Pay To Gain Traction With Blockbuster Device Sales, Accelerating Mobile ...
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'Maze Runner' finds way to box-office victory

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Maze Runner has solved its biggest puzzle - how to win the weekend box office. The adaptation of James Dashner's post-apocalyptic young-adult novel found its way to the top spot with an opening of $32.5 million, according to studio estimates from ...
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Playwright and actor Linda Griffiths dies from cancer

The Globe and Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Playwright and actor Linda Griffiths, whose well-known works included Age of Arousal and Maggie and Pierre, has died from cancer. Griffiths passed away Sunday at 5:05am at Toronto's Bridgeport Health centre, playwright Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman, her ...
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Kelly Osbourne Gets Emotional as She Remembers Her Dear Friend Joan ...

E! Online - ‎37 minutes ago‎
There's no denying that Kelly Osbourne and Joan Rivers had an amazing bond that radiated through the television every week. In the above clip from the "Fashion Police: Remembering Joan" special, Kelly gets emotional as she talks about her dear friend.
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Rob Bironas, ex-Titans kicker, killed in car crash

USA TODAY - ‎3 hours ago‎
Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas was killed in an overnight car crash in Nashville, Tenn. He was 36. According to Metro police, Bironas was involved in a single-vehicle crash in the 800 block of Battery Lane around 11 p.m.
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Ray Rice to argue TMZ video was edited: Report

Toronto Sun - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Ray Rice Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice runs past Miami Dolphins outside linebacker Koa Misi during the second half at Sun Life Stadium on October 6, 2013.
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Jack McInerney, Dilly Duka help Impact defeat Earthquakes

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
The chances of a second straight trip to the Major League Soccer playoffs are finished for the Montreal Impact, but they hope winning at home gives them something to build on for next year.

UN Climate Summit to lay groundwork for global plan to curb emissions

CBC.ca - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Environmental groups think this week's UN Climate Summit could help move the world towards a new global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas pollution.
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Environmental groups think this week's UN Climate Summit could help move the world towards a new global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas pollution: http://cbc.sh/W3QMzsb There will be more than 125 world leaders at the summit on Tuesday, the largest number of heads of government to ever attend a climate summit.

Climate action rally at Peace Arch draws busloads of people

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hundreds of people from both sides of the Canada-U.S. border converged at Peace Arch Provincial Park for a climate action rally on Saturday.
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Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone lockdown likely to be extended

CBC.ca - ‎38 minutes ago‎
A three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone aimed at stemming the worst Ebola epidemic on record has identified dozens of new infections but has not reached everyone in the country and is likely to be extended, a senior official said on Sunday.
100 tons of supplies to fight Ebola sent to West Africa
Sierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown
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Coming up on Africa Live 1000 GMT: Kenya marks the first anniversary of the Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi Health workers find more Ebola victims during Sierra Leone's lockdown Find out who9;s hosting AFCON 2019, 2021 and 2023 For more join CCTV’s Peninah Karibe. Tune in on DStv Channel 409, Zuku 567 and Star Times 123
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Test Helps ID Alzheimer's Risk Before Signs of Dementia

PsychCentral.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
A simple test that combines thinking and movement can help to detect a heightened risk for developing Alzheimer's disease, even before there are any signs of dementia, according to scientists at York University in Toronto.
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