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Russia warns the Saudis: Deploying ground troops in Syria would unleash 'a new world war'

National Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Gaziantep, Turkey - Russia on Thursday night warned of “a new world war” in Syria after Persian Gulf states threatened to send in ground forces to the conflict.
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Bob McDonald illustrates gravitational waves 2:12 - ‎6 hours ago‎
The announcement this week that elusive gravitational waves have been detected by the LIGO experiment heralds a new era in astronomy that could be as important as Galileo's first use of the telescope.
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South Korea, US to talk missile defence aimed at North Korea

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
SEOUL, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF—Looking to take a harder line after North Korea's recent nuclear test and rocket launch, Seoul and Washington will begin talks as early as next week on deploying a sophisticated U.S.
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Mexico prison riot and fire kill 52 inmates - ‎20 hours ago‎
Fifty-two inmates were killed and 12 injured in a brutal fight between two rival factions at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said.
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5-storey building collapses in Istanbul

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
ISTANBUL -- A five-storey building collapsed in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Friday but it appears no one was trapped inside, according to local officials.
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Clinton Attacks Sanders as 'Single Issue Candidate' in Milwaukee Debate - ‎9 hours ago‎
Thursday's Democratic presidential debate started off quietly but escalated into passionate debates about foreign policy and the legacy of Barack Obama as Clinton sought to douse Sanders' perceived passion with a cool dose of realism.

Pope Heads to Cuba for Historic 'Personal Conversation' - ‎5 hours ago‎
Pope Francis, head of the Roman Catholic Church, has embarked on a trip that will take him to Mexico, with a stop in Cuba for a historic meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill.
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Families hold memorial service to Taiwan quake victims as death toll rises

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
TAINAN, Taiwan - Taiwanese leaders and relatives held a memorial service on Friday for victims of last weekend's earthquake as the official death toll rose to 94.
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Cop on 'lethal overwatch' details last seconds of armed man he shot at BC casino: 'He was deciding what to do'

Calgary Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
An inquest is being held this week in Burnaby examining a police-involved shooting of a man outside a Metro Vancouver casino more than three years ago.
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Dennis Oland seeks bail today 3:20 - ‎1 hour ago‎
A bail hearing for Dennis Oland, who was sentenced yesterday to life in prison with no chance of parole for 10 years, is set for today in Fredericton pending an appeal of his conviction in the murder of his father, businessman Richard Oland.
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Etch A Sketch sold to Toronto toy company Spin Master - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Canadian toy company is drawing up new plans for a classic children's plaything after buying the rights to the Etch A Sketch brand from its U.S.
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Premarket: Stocks nudge higher as global sell-off takes a breather, oil rises

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Relative calm returned to world markets on Friday after a hurricane-force week that gave dollar/yen its biggest smashing since 2008, wiped billions off share prices and saw a stampede into top-rated government bonds and gold.
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Poll suggests support for a regulated Uber

Vancouver Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
TORONTO - An Angus Reid Institute online poll has found that most respondents don't support banning Uber, but would like to see the ride-hailing service regulated like much like the taxi industry.
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At the open: TSX rises as oil prices rally

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Canada's main stock index rose on Friday as crude oil prices rallied and after U.S. retail sales data provided encouragement. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 149.89 points, or 1.24 per cent, at 12,237.26, shortly after the open.
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BC lab's metallic glass creates potential for smart windows

Vancouver Sun - ‎12 hours ago‎
A B.C. engineering lab has created metal-coated glass that transmits up to 10 per cent more light than conventional glass and opens the door to windows that function as electronics.
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Toronto auto show features celebrity rides, quirky concept cars, hot rods - ‎47 minutes ago‎
BNN's Kristina Partsinevelos takes a look at some of the classic hot rods that will be on display at the Canadian International AutoShow... Ford sees comeback for SUV and truck sales. Up Next. 4 : 06. Ford sees comeback for SUV and truck sales.
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All-New 2017 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck Makes Canadian Debut at 2016 Canadian International Auto Show

Financial Post - ‎20 hours ago‎
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The all-new 2017 Ridgeline made its Canadian debut at the Canadian International Auto Show, once again challenging conventional thinking in the pickup truck market with Honda-exclusive features, design and technology.
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2 drivers more than 4 times the legal limit, RNC says - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary say two people charged with impaired driving on the northeast Avalon Thursday were more than four times over the legal limit of alcohol.
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'Deadpool' review: This may be the role Ryan Reynolds has been waiting for

CTV News - ‎5 hours ago‎
DEADPOOL: 4 STARS. Don't expect the usual kid-friendly superhero fare from “Deadpool.” He's part of the Marvel family, a distant cousin to Iron Man, The Hulk and Captain America, but he's a superantihero, a weaponized bad attitude come-to-life with a ...
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The volume cranked, Kanye West drops album, Yeezy collection

Vancouver Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK - The volume high and anticipation higher, Kanye West spent more than an hour Thursday at Madison Square Garden blasting his new album to a cheering crowd of about 20,000 as models stood high on a platform wearing his new shoe and ...
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A Night with Janis Joplin is short on her history and long on the music

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Someone who looked and sounded very much like Janis Joplin sang dauntingly and often rapped dizzily about loneliness at the Panasonic Theatre on Wednesday.
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Barry Manilow rushed to hospital in Los Angeles

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Barry Manilow was rushed to hospital on Thursday night. The 72-year-old singer had undergone "emergency oral surgery" on Monday night, although the reasons behind the operation are not clear.
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Flames nip Sharks in shootout after goal-scoring feast - ‎2 hours ago‎
Jonas Hiller was more spectator than participant and was only concerned that Calgary had taken too many penalties in the third period.
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver praises Toronto, but says no more Canadian teams - ‎3 hours ago‎
Toronto is humming ahead of this weekend's NBA All-Star Game. For the first time ever, the league's all-star festivities are in a city outside the United States.
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Bergeron, Connolly lead Bruins past Jets

TSN - ‎12 hours ago‎
WINNIPEG - Patrice Bergeron couldn't have asked for a better response after his Boston Bruins were embarrassed earlier this week.
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C'Mon Ref: Kadri deserved suspension for throat-slash gesture

TSN - ‎16 hours ago‎
Got a question on rule clarification, comments on rule enforcements or some memorable NHL stories? Kerry wants to answer your emails at cmonref@tsn.
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Philae comet lander likely dead now, scientists say - ‎1 hour ago‎
European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation only to lose power because its solar-driven batteries were in the shade.
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Herpes-like virus linked to coral bleaching, says new Research

Canada News - ‎5 hours ago‎
A new research at Oregon State University has concluded that significant outbreaks of viruses may be associated with coral bleaching events, especially as a result of multiple environmental stresses.
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Same Gene, Different Functions

The Scientist - ‎2 hours ago‎
Proteins encoded by the same gene can play very different roles in the cell, scientists show. By Catherine Offord | February 12, 2016.
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Valley citizen scientists wanted for bird count

The Herald Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
The dark-eyed junco is among the species you may see in Cache Valley during the Great Backyard Bird Count, held today through Monday.
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Court clears Venezuela emergency measures

Financial Times - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Venezuela's highest court has cleared the path for President Nicolás Maduro to enact economic emergency measures after it overruled the country's new opposition-controlled Congress.
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WHO: Zika vaccines at least 18 months away from broad trials - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Marie-Paule Kieny, Assistant Director-General, Health Systems and Innovation, of World Health Organization, WHO, speaks during a press conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016.
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New study reveals the secrets of the 'mindlessly slim'

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
American researchers have investigated how some people manage to stay slim all their lives without following strict diets and with no apparent effort.
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Patients exposed needlessly to toxic drugs and radiation by Peterborough's Dr. Bill Hughes, hearing told

Kawartha Media Group - ‎3 hours ago‎
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