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US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over who will replace him just months before a presidential ...
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Trump takes shot at Bush over Iraq war at Republican debate

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush clashed angrily over the Iraq war, the Bush family and Trump's business dealings at an acrimonious debate that underscored the importance of South Carolina's primary in ...
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Pressure mounts on Russia over choice of targets in Syria

KSPR - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Pressure is mounting on Russia to work with the international community in determining what groups to attack in Syria. More from KSPR.
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North Korea took 70 percent of Kaesong wages for weapons program: South Korea

Reuters Canada - ‎2 hours ago‎
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said 70 percent of the U.S. dollars paid as wages and fees for the suspended Kaesong industrial project, run jointly with the North, had been diverted for Pyongyang's weapons program and luxury goods for leader Kim Jong Un ...
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Lethargic Canucks fall 5-2 to lowly Leafs

Vancouver Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
The retro jerseys looked great. The Vancouver Canucks, to put it charitably, did not. Given a chance to win three straight games for the first time this season, the Canucks instead played one of their worst games of the season Saturday, falling 5-2 to ...
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Russian PM: West is rekindling the Cold War with NATO moves

Savannah Morning News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, left, and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrive at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016.
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New Zealand's Christchurch rocked by 5.7 magnitude quake, cliffs collapse into sea

Reuters Canada - ‎39 minutes ago‎
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A strong 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Christchurch in New Zealand on Sunday, causing cliffs to collapse into the sea but no major damage to the city, which was devastated by a 2011 quake which killed nearly 200 people.
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Turkish FM: No decision made for anti-ISIL ground operation in Syria

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir (R) greets his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Cavuşoğlu in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Dec 29.
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Taiwan earthquake: Search ends as death toll reaches 114

CNN International - ‎3 hours ago‎
(CNN) Search and rescue operations after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck southern Taiwan ended Saturday as the death toll rose to 114, the city's disaster response office told CNN.
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All-Stars experience "bitterly cold" Toronto

Toronto Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
Had the All-Star Game been held a week earlier, NBA players would have been thinking it was almost tropical in The 6. But with the city descending into what feels like minus -35 Celsius weather, the stars are complaining.
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NDP Dropped 20 Points In 48 Hours After Supporting Niqab, Tom Mulcair Says

Huffington Post Canada - ‎13 hours ago‎
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says decisions he made around TV debates and the niqab helped sink the party's fortunes with voters. While admitting he is partly to blame for the NDP's third-place finish, Mulcair insists he should be leading the party into the ...
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Who should be Canada's next governor general?

CBC.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
"Because it's 2017." Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says when it comes time to choose a new governor general next year he might end up saying those words, promising the appointment will take into account Canada's diversity.
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Clean-energy deal signed Friday in 1st step to green NAFTA

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Canada, the United States and Mexico have signed a trilateral agreement that could mark the start of discussions on the first North American accord on climate change and clean energy.
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Yedlin: It's time to sell Alberta's potential

Calgary Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
As layoffs continued in the oilpatch this week, and an estimated 10,000 fewer people funnelling into the downtown every day, there is no getting away from the impact of the persistently sliding oil price, and being a landlocked and higher cost producer.
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Sharing economy poll shows positive Canadian perception of Uber

MobileSyrup.com - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Over the last few years ride sharing services like Uber have grown in popularity with riders, drivers, and investors, despite cries of uproar from the traditional taxi industry.
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Roll Up rules: New ways to claim Tim Hortons prizes

CTV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Tim Hortons' quintessentially Canadian contest, Roll Up The Rim, is back this year with a few tweaks to the contest, including an adjustment to make it easier to claim gift cards.
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Earthquake app promises detection and early-warning system

CTV News - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
VANCOUVER -- Smarthphone technology is shaking up earthquake research with a new app that may soon connect millions of users around the world to create an early-warning network.
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Self-driving cars face challenges beyond technology

The Globe and Mail - ‎11 hours ago‎
The technology that permits vehicles to drive themselves is evolving rapidly, but major changes will be required to laws and society's attitude toward the automobile before such vehicles take over the roads later this century.
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Transport Canada Pressuring Nissan Over Recall

640 Toronto News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Transport Canada is using its new power to force automaker Nissan to contact and notify vehicle owners affected by a recall. This is the first time the 'subsequent notice order' has been used by Transport Canada since it became law in 2015.
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Rich Aucoin with Matrox and Lowell at the Drake Hotel

Live in Limbo - ‎11 hours ago‎
Rich Aucoin with Matrox and Lowell put on the craziest of fun parties at the Drake Hotel in Toronto. All of the images have failed to load.
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Survivors of attacks torn as Eagles of Death Metal return to Paris

CTV News - ‎14 hours ago‎
As Eagles of Death Metal return to Paris on Tuesday to 'finish' their fateful November rock concert that ended with jihadi gunmen killing 90 of their fans, survivors are torn over whether to go to the gig.
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Zac Brown sues by disabled fan for concert injury

Toronto Sun - ‎9 hours ago‎
A disabled country music fan is suing Zac Brown for injuries she sustained during a crush at a concert. Karen Perry claims she was seated in the disabled section at the Zac Brown Band's Fenway Park concert in Boston, Mass.
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Drake says he has 'a new purpose' after getting key to city from Toronto mayor

Ottawa Citizen - ‎7 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Drake thanked Toronto for being "unconditionally supportive" and "unconditionally loving" as he received the key to the city on Friday.
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Zach LaVine wins NBA slam-dunk competition

Toronto Sun - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Vince Carter didn't show up, but the dunk contest in Toronto didn't need him anyway. After a slow start, the best run in the long history of the contest unfolded, with seven of the final eight dunks earning perfect scores.
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Silver-tongued response: NBA commissioner delivers state of the union

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
The days of a social media campaign getting a guy into the all-star game may be coming to an end. That was just one revelation from NBA commissioner Adam Silver during a 45-minute open session with the media before all-star Saturday Night.
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Making waves: how British scientists played a crucial role in an astronomical breakthrough

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, two massive collapsed stars - known as black holes - collided. The resulting explosion created ripples in the fabric of spacetime.
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Water Shortage Affects 4 Billion People Worldwide

Tech Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
As many as 4 billion people in the world do not have enough water to take care of their basic needs, according to a new study conducted by the University of Twente in the Netherlands.
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Why Two Degrees Is So Important—Fossil Fuel Companies Can No Longer Ignore the Need to Act

The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
“Who knows the perfect temperature for humans on this planet? I wouldn't mind if it were warmer,” argued one businessman at a roundtable on climate change I was hosting at a conservative Christian college.
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Lose yourself in this time lapse of the sun in 2015

The Weather Network - ‎12 hours ago‎
Saturday, February 13, 2016, 11:58 AM - Whether the skies are clear or not, NASA always has an eye on the distant sun. The agency's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is actually in orbit around Earth, the better to keep a constant watch on the star at ...
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Rio Olympics: Athletes worried about health risks of Zika virus

Economic Times - ‎17 minutes ago‎
RIO DE JANEIRO: International athletes set to compete in an Olympic diving test event in Rio de Janeiro next week have asked about risks linked to the Zika virus, but have not canceled participation because of the outbreak, one of the organizers said ...
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Pfizer recalls Advil liquid products for children and infants

CBC.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare is recalling 124 lots of Advil liquid products for infants and children. There could be inconsistent doses of ibuprofen in the products if they have not been shaken as directed before use.
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Liberals to whip the vote in favour of assisted-dying law

The Globe and Mail - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Liberal MPs will be forced to vote the party line on a subject that is traditionally considered a conscience issue, as parliamentarians from all parties wrestle with how to design and implement a new assisted-dying law.
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New study reveals the secrets of the 'mindlessly slim'

CTV News - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
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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