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Tories launch anti-Mulcair attack ads on eve of federal election call

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
OTTAWA -- The Conservatives are finally training their sights on NDP Leader Tom Mulcair just as Prime Minister Stephen Harper is about to plunge the country into an 11-week election on Sunday.
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Cecil's brother Jericho 'alive and well,' says researcher, after reports lion ... - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The brother of Cecil, the lion killed in Zimbabwe by an American hunter last month, is not dead, a researcher monitoring the pride told Reuters, contradicting media reports that Jericho the lion had been killed.
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Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives in France for tests

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
BALMA, France -- A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts.
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Trans-Pacific talks fail, weakening Conservative hopes as election looms

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Talks to create a massive Pacific Rim free trade zone went into overtime Friday but failed to reach a hoped-for deal in Hawaii, raising the likelihood Canada's Conservative government may find itself negotiating this controversial accord while on the ...
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Report: Trump's companies tried to import hundreds of workers

CBS News - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Real estate mogul Donald Trump might be pinning his presidential bid on the promise to win back American jobs from overseas, but his companies are taking a different tactic.
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2 Palestinian teens shot dead amid clashes over toddler killed in arson attack

RT - ‎17 hours ago‎
Two 17-yo Palestinian boys were shot dead by Israeli forces in separate incidents amid clashes in the West Bank incited by the death of an 18-month-old child in a suspected Jewish arson attack on a Palestinian village.
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Taliban's New Leader Urges Unity, Playing Down Peace Talk

New York Times - ‎40 minutes ago‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - Two days after acknowledging that its supreme commander, Mullah Muhammad Omar, was dead, the Taliban released an audio recording said to be from the group's new leader.
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Texas man shoots at armadillo, but the varmint got him back

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
An East Texas man ended up in the hospital after he fired a gun at an armadillo and the bullet bounced off the animal's back and hit the man in his face, according to news reports.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reiterates stand against death penalty after ...

Economic Times - ‎Jul 30, 2015‎
UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has taken note of the execution of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon while emphasising that he stands against the death penalty, his spokesperson said today.
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Deadly bus crash on BC's Highway 1 leaves one dead, dozens hurt

Vancouver Sun - ‎12 minutes ago‎
CHASE, B.C. - One man was killed in a collision between a tour bus carrying dozens of people and a car on a notorious stretch of Highway 1 south of Chase, in B.C.
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Canadian markswoman outshoots 700 international sharpshooters - ‎Jul 31, 2015‎
A Canadian Army reservist from Vancouver Island didn't miss as she put first place in the cross hairs at an international shooting competition in England.
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Canadian Pacific crews dealing with coal train derailment near Sparwood, BC

CTV News - ‎19 minutes ago‎
SPARWOOD, B.C. - A Canadian Pacific Railway freight train carrying coal has derailed near the southeastern British Columbia community of Sparwood.
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Kitchener sisters hold rally for women's topless rights - ‎3 hours ago‎
A rally and march organized by three sisters who say they were stopped by a police officer for biking topless a week ago is being held today in Waterloo, Ont.
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CEO: TransCanada remains '100% committed' to Keystone XL

Toronto Sun - ‎19 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER - TransCanada Corp is still committed to building the Keystone XL pipeline despite stubborn opposition in the United States that has thrown the $8 billion project into regulatory limbo, the chief executive of the Canadian company said on Friday.
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TSX rally pushes on with aid of banks, miners

Reuters Canada - ‎Jul 31, 2015‎
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index notched its fourth straight day of gains on Friday, with the heavily weighted financials and materials sectors leading the way as investors sought value after a bleak couple of months.
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Ottawa closes sale of Canadian Wheat Board, name changes to G3 Canada Ltd

Calgary Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
The federal government has closed the book on the agency that once marketed almost all the grain produced by western Canadian farmers.
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RioCan in talks to recoup millions in lost rent from Target Canada

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎22 hours ago‎
The largest landlord of insolvent Target Canada is in talks with its U.S. parent to try to collect what could be hundreds of millions of dollars of lost rent and other store costs as a result of the retailer's abrupt closing.
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WIND Sells Spectrum to MTS for $45 Million

Android Headlines - Android News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Every week in Canada, it seems that spectrum is being transferred/sold between the carriers. The Government sometimes mandates the sale and other times it is a common sale among companies.
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ELECTRONIC ARTS - ‎9 hours ago‎
Shoot first: EA foresees extremely strong preorders for its new version of Star Wars: Battlefront. Electronic Arts Inc is back from the "dark side".
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The most common computer problems

Toronto Sun - ‎10 hours ago‎
I imagine TV shows that focus on a particular trade or job can be very amusing to people who have that job. For example, I imagine so much of what is seen on Cheers rings true for a bartender (even though the series is getting a little dated).
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Family feud brews at Bobbi Kristina Brown's funeral

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Longstanding discord between the families of star singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown erupted again Saturday to mar the memorial service for their daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta, Georgia.
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The stories she tells: Taylor Swift's career owes much to a carefully ...

Calgary Herald - ‎16 hours ago‎
Taylor Swift. Aug. 1, 7 p.m. | BC Place. Tickets: $59.50-$197 plus charges at Ticketmaster. My first live encounter with Taylor Swift dates back to July 2009.
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Snoop Dogg stopped in Europe for carrying over $400K US in cash - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Snoop Dogg has had another run-in with European authorities. Italian financial police said they stopped the rapper at the Lamezia Terme airport in Calabria on Saturday with $422,000 US in cash, well above the limit that can legally be transported ...
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Lowe struggles against Royals as Blue Jays' winning streak snapped at 3

CTV News - ‎17 minutes ago‎
TORONTO -- Even with Troy Tulowitzki getting an afternoon off full-time duty, the Toronto Blue Jays smacked baseballs around Rogers Centre on Saturday with their usual power.
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Toronto FC's Josh Williams hopes to see Reds into the playoffs for first time in

Toronto Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
It's unbelievable, isn't it? "If I remember right, (TFC has) never made the playoffs," newly-acquired TFC defender Josh Williams told the Toronto Sun Saturday afternoon.
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Willy solid as Blue Bombers beat Lions

Nanaimo News Bulletin - ‎4 hours ago‎
WINNIPEG - Drew Willy passed for 269 yards and two touchdowns on an injured knee as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers snapped a two-game losing skid with a 23-13 victory over the B.C.
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Zobrist hits 2 HRs, Royals beat Jays 7-6

Washington Post - ‎23 minutes ago‎
TORONTO - Ben Zobrist hit two home runs, Eric Hosmer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.
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Ontario asks public for input on marine mammal facilities

Toronto Star - ‎21 hours ago‎
Months after Ontario became the first province in Canada to ban the breeding and sale of orcas, the province is inviting the public to provide input on proposed standards for marine mammals.
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Dry trees: Study says drought affects forests for years, changes climate models

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 31, 2015‎
New research suggests that Canada's drought-stricken forests will take years longer to recover from dry weather than previously thought.
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Toyota's New Robot designed to help Elderly and Disabled People

NH Voice - ‎5 hours ago‎
Toyota's new robot has been developed with a single aim that is to pick up things. The human support robot (HSR) that helps elderly and disabled is able to pick up the objects weight 1.2kg from the floor or shelves.
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Warm Columbia Basin Water Killing Thousands of Salmon - ‎Jul 31, 2015‎
Despite the release of 1.5 million acre-feet of water from headwater reservoirs in Canada, sockeye salmon carcasses riddled with fungus or bacteria litter some reaches of the Columbia River system, a result mainly of water that is too warm.
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Ebola vaccine is 'potential game-changer' as it proves 100pc successful during ...

Irish Independent - ‎35 minutes ago‎
A vaccine against Ebola proved to work 100pc during trials in Guinea could likely bring the West African epidemic to an end. Ads by Google.
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Ontario app helps users find beaches with the safes

Calgary Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The dog days of summer can be the worst for water quality. A new app lets you check on the best and worst beaches across Canada, such as Spanish Banks in Vancouver, pictured last year.
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Exercise during teens reaps long-term benefits for women, study shows

Business Standard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Playing team sports and exercising during adolescence can have long-lasting benefits for women and may even reduce their risk of dying from cancer and other causes later in life, a new study showed on Friday.
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Nosode homeopathic labels must read 'not vaccines or alternatives to vaccines ... - ‎Jul 31, 2015‎
Homeopathic products promoted to parents will need to be clear they are not vaccines or alternatives to vaccines, Health Canada says.