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Paris lightning strike during child's party leaves 11 injured

CBC.ca - ‎12 hours ago‎
Eight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a children's birthday party, a spokesman for Paris' fire service said.
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WWII plane plane that crashed into Hudson River is lifted from watery grave

Daily Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
Air show pilots performed an aerial salute Saturday to their comrade who died after his World War II-era plane crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey.
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One Person In Custody, Two Taken To Hospital In City's Second Double Stabbing In 24 Hours

640 Toronto News - ‎44 minutes ago‎
London Police say an 18-year-old woman is in custody after two men were taken to hospital Saturday following a double stabbing in the city's east end.
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Volunteers paint interior rooms at boys, girls club

The Lawton Constitution - ‎3 hours ago‎
Employee volunteers from local Sherwin-Williams stores were painting two interior rooms at The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club on Thursday afternoon.
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Suspect sought in fatal northeast Edmonton shooting

CTV News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Police are searching for a suspect after shots rang out in northeast Edmonton on Friday night. According to police, officers were called to the scene of a shooting in the neighbourhood of Ozerna just before 9 p.m.
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Trans Pacific Partnership Good For Manitoba

PembinaValleyOnline.com - ‎14 hours ago‎
Manitoba's Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade says joining the Trans Pacific Partnership free trade agreement would be good for Manitoba.
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Tropical Storm Bonnie soaks S. Carolina over holiday weekend

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Bonnie soaked the coasts of South Carolina, southeastern North Carolina and eastern Georgia, ruining the start of Memorial Day weekend even as it weakened while moving northward.
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Sex, drugs scandal casts shadow on prominent cop, notorious temple arson

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Warning: This story contains some graphic content. The day before Ian Matthews, a prominent, veteran investigator with the Hamilton Police Service, shot himself in the central station, senior officers met to decide when to officially tell him he was ...
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Parents housing adult children: tell us about your nest that refuses to empty

The Guardian - ‎May 26, 2016‎
What happens when your kids move home - or never move out? We want to hear from US parents whose nests have stayed full. For the first time in more than 130 years, young US adults are more likely to live with their parents than in any other housing ...
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Victoria Police respond to reports of a bullet hole in apartment near Quadra Village

C-FAX 1070 - ‎9 hours ago‎
Victoria Police and the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team (GVERT) were kept busy with two calls on Saturday. A suspicious bullet hole was reported found at an apartment near Kings Road and Quadra Street.
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Ban Ki-moon expresses disappointment as World Humanitarian Summit closes

Al-Bawaba - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Refugees stand near a bus as they wait to be transferred to a hospitality center during a police operation at a refugee camp at the border between Greece and Macedonia, near the village of Idomeni on May 25, 2016.
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Evacuations “flood” the Greater Houston area

CW39 - ‎12 hours ago‎
TOMBALL- Rain, rain, go away! Another day of pounding rain has folks evacuating in some of Houston's outlying communities. In Tomball, northwest of Houston, flood waters forced the closure of several roadways including Highway 249, just north of Zion ...
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Celebrate Tourism Week at the Sault Ste. Marie Travel Information Centre

SaultOnline.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
Here in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, the Ontario Travel Information Centre located at 261 Queen Street West invites the public to visit with their friendly staff to plan a great summer vacation, enjoy some free coffee, check out the numerous tourism ...
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Mother, child seriously injured in Thamesford area crash

CTV News - ‎15 hours ago‎
A mother and her two children were taken to hospital early Saturday morning after their car crashed in Zorra Township. It happened on Highway 19, just south of Road 74, around 12:25 a.m.. Police say the car swerved into a ditch and struck a tree. One ...
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Controversial Duterte won Philippine presidency by landslide, official count reveals

Toronto Star - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The brash Filipino mayor, who has been compared to Donald Trump, beat his closest rival by 6.6 million votes. Rodrigo Duterte, mayor of southern Davao city, received more than 16.6 million votes to win the presidency.
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'Lonely' elephant who sparked petition over poor living conditions dies in Japanese zoo, aged 69

The Independent - ‎16 hours ago‎
A “lonely” elephant who had been the subject of a campaign to save her from isolation has died in a small zoo in Japan aged 69.
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Two men killed when dirt bikes collide head-on in Middlesex County

Globalnews.ca - ‎21 hours ago‎
MIDDLESEX CENTRE, Ont. - Provincial police in southwestern Ontario's Middlesex County say two men are dead after a pair of dirt bikes collided head-on.

Gunmen attack Rio de Janeiro police station, torch buses

Toronto Star - ‎10 hours ago‎
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian authorities say gunmen opened fire on a police station in Rio de Janeiro and then torched two buses in the city's bohemian Santa Teresa neighbourhood.
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The new Christians: Muslim refugees in Europe

The Philadelphia Tribune - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Historically, religious conversions in Europe have always come with a strong odor of coercion. In countries dominated by Catholics during the Middle Ages, Jews were often compelled to convert to Catholicism - or else.
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