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Austria expects no more special refugee trains from Hungary on Thursday -police

Reuters - ‎22 minutes ago‎
VIENNA, Sept 3 Police in Vienna do not expect to receive any more special trains carrying refugees from Hungary to Austria on Thursday, a spokesman said.
Migrant Crisis Stretches to Hungary's Rails, Train Stations
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This campaign is being taken over by events out of Harper's control

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bruce Anderson is the chairman of polling firm Abacus Data, a regular member of the At Issue panel on CBC's The National and a founding partner of i2 Ideas and Issues Advertising.
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China's Xi uses parade to show he's in charge and pursuing rejuvenation

Washington Post - ‎23 minutes ago‎
BEIJING - Xi Jinping starred in a spectacular military parade in the Chinese capital on Thursday, revealing more about his vision for the country and making an announcement designed to show, yet again, that he is a man in control.
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Migrants killed as boat capsizes off Malaysian coast

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bangkok: A boat carrying dozens of migrants has sunk in rough seas in the Malacca Strait off Malaysia, killing at least 14 people, according to Malaysian rescuers.
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Targeted shooting in Abbotsford claims life of innocent neighbour

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
An innocent bystander has been killed in Abbotsford, B.C., after being caught in the violence of a targeted shooting. Abbotsford Police say the incident happened just after 7 p.m.

French Prosecutor Confirms Airplane Part Found in Reunion Belongs to MH370 Flight

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS—A top French prosecutor confirmed on Thursday the airplane debris that recently washed ashore on the French island of Reunion came from the Malaysia Airlines' missing Boeing BA 0.95 % 777.
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Alan Kurdi death: A Syrian Kurdish family forced to flee

BBC News - ‎21 minutes ago‎
The drowned boy who washed up on a Turkish beach on Wednesday, whose picture cut through the refugee debate in an instant, was three-year-old Alan Kurdi from Kobane in Syria.
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Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina appears in court

BBC News - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has appeared in court after a judge issued a warrant for his arrest. He had resigned after Congress stripped him of his immunity from prosecution, a first in the Central American nation.
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Britain can't solve the refugee crisis alone - ‎2 hours ago‎
Britain cannot solve the crisis that led to the dead body of a three year old boy being washed up on a Turkish beach. Aylan Kurdi's corpse lying in the sand was just one of the most shocking and widely shared examples of the two thousand or so deaths ...
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Portuguese man fined for harassing swimming deer

CTV News - ‎52 minutes ago‎
TERRACE, B.C. - A Portuguese man has been fined $1 by a British Columbia court and ordered to donate $5,000 to a wildlife trust for hitting a swimming deer on the head off the province's northwest coast.
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Mulcair vows action to expand Canada and Quebec pension plans within six months

The Globe and Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
An NDP government would convene a first ministers' meeting within six months of taking office to come up with a plan and a timetable for expanding the Canada and Quebec pension plans, Thomas Mulcair announced Thursday.
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Whether to split up twins, triplets in school can pit parents against educators

Calgary Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Twin eight-year-old brothers Riley, left, and Taylor Dalby sit for a photograph outside South Park School where they will enter Grade 3 this year, in Delta, B.C.
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TSX rises at open as trade deficit narrows

Reuters Canada - ‎3 hours ago‎
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Thursday, with most of the index's key sectors advancing, as the latest economic data showed the country's trade deficit narrowed more than expected, to an eight-month low of C$593 ...
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Greece not ready yet for ECB to buy its bonds: Draghi

Reuters - ‎22 minutes ago‎
FRANKFURT Greece has to pass a review of its bailout program and show a commitment to reforms before the European Central Bank can start buying its bonds as part of the bank's asset purchase program, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Thursday.
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At midday: TSX joins global equities rally

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Canada stocks joined a global rally on Thursday as the European Central Bank revamped its quantitative-easing program while Canadian exports jumped and oil prices surged.
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Quebec mulls increase in sales tax, lower income tax - ‎1 hour ago‎
How would you feel about a higher Quebec sales tax, if it meant paying less income tax? You may soon find out, if Finance Minister Carlos Leitao's proposal sees the light of day.
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Privacy Concerns Raised Over Kids' Apps And Websites

TechCrunch - ‎7 hours ago‎
Given the sophisticated tracking technologies embedded into so many digital products and services as a matter of course, it should come as no surprise that a global privacy audit of children's websites and apps has highlighted big concerns about the ...
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'Minecraft - Pocket Edition' top paid iPhone game app in Canada

Edmonton Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
Top 10 free and paid game apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for the week ending Aug. 30. Top Paid iPhone Game Apps. 1. Minecraft - Pocket Edition (Mojang).
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US says 19 million Takata air bag inflators still need repair

Reuters - ‎Sep 1, 2015‎
DETROIT U.S. safety regulators on Tuesday said that about 19 million defective Takata Corp (7312.T) air bag inflators remain installed in U.S.
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Wendy Williams "Disappointed" by Nicki Minaj Calling Out Miley Cyrus at 2015 ...

E! Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Miley Cyrus has an unlikely ally in Wendy Williams. Three days after the singer was caught off guard by Nicki Minaj at the MTV Video Music Awards, the daytime talk show host appeared on HuffPost Live and said she considered the outburst to be in poor ...
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Doug Camilli: What caused the Lavigne-Kroeger split?

Montreal Gazette - ‎3 hours ago‎
Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne, seen shortly after their wedding in 2013, have split up. Nathan Denette / THE CANADIAN PRESS. Share Adjust Comment Print.
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Patrick deWitt on what should happen to unfunny people - ‎2 hours ago‎
Patrick deWitt's 2011 literary smash hit, The Sisters Brothers, won a slew of awards and put deWitt on the literary map. Expectations are high for his latest novel, Undermajordomo Minor, which hits bookstore shelves this week.
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Tom Brady beats NFL in 'Deflategate'

Montreal Gazette - ‎11 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity.
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Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse forgoing endorsement dollars to return to USC

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Star Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse has decided to return to college for his senior year, passing up a chance to immediately cash in on his breakout performance at last month's world track and field championships.
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LA can host 'sustainable' and 'sexy' Olympics, mayor says

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti took his city's newly-launched bid for the 2024 Summer Games to IOC headquarters on Thursday, saying it's time "to bring the Olympics back home" to the United States after an absence of nearly three decades.
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Officials lift fire ban in City of Calgary

CTV News - ‎23 hours ago‎
It's welcome news for many planning get-togethers for the long weekend - fire officials have lifted the fire ban that was in place in the City of Calgary for the past while.
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Deniers are all over the map; climate realists all over the world

Pique Newsmagazine - ‎9 hours ago‎
A little over a year ago, I wrote about a Heartland Institute conference in Las Vegas where climate change deniers engaged in a failed attempt to poke holes in the massive body of scientific evidence for human-caused climate change.
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Odd ancient lizard-like reptile Eunotosaurus africanus earliest-known turtle

Financial Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
It was a creature that one scientist said resembled "a strange, gluttonous lizard that swallowed a small Frisbee." By: ANI | September 3, 2015 6:54 PM.
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Ancient cold period could help predict future climate change

Uncover Michigan - ‎6 hours ago‎
It is possible to predict future climate change with the help of information on a prehistoric cold period, which occurred nearly 12,000 years ago.
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Officials confirm Halifax case of legionnaires' disease, test three others

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
HALIFAX -- Public Health officials are investigating three possible cases of legionnaires' disease after confirming a positive case at an apartment building in Halifax.
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BC to launch incentive points program for active residents

CTV Vancouver Island - ‎Sep 1, 2015‎
VICTORIA - Staying in shape and eating right will soon pay off in British Columbia where an initiative is in the works to reward people with collector points for healthy-lifestyle choices, says Health Minister Terry Lake.
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Nurse sets up easy access auto injectors to help with severe allergic reactions

CTV News - ‎21 hours ago‎
SUSSEX, N.B. -- A nurse practitioner hopes to prevent needless deaths from severe allergic reactions by installing publicly accessible auto injectors of epinephrine in prominent locations in Sussex, N.B.. Kelly Dunfield, 51, and her son Robert Dunfield ...
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