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Rachel Notley sworn in as Alberta premier, reveals cabinet - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Rachel Notley has been sworn in as the 17th premier of Alberta in a ceremony that took place in front of an enthusiastic crowd of thousands in Edmonton this afternoon.
Alberta's new left-wing premier sworn in, unveils Cabinet
Not your father's swearing-in ceremony: Popsicles, a folk band and an NDP ...
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John F. Nash Jr., Mathematician Whose Life Story Inspired 'A Beautiful Mind ...

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
John F. Nash Jr., a mathematician who shared a Nobel Prize in 1994 for work that greatly extended the reach and power of modern economic theory and whose decades-long descent into severe mental illness and eventual recovery were the subject of a ...
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French Open 2015: Stanislas Wawrinka angry at 'gossip' article on official ...

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 minutes ago‎
Roger Federer's problems at the French Open were played out on centre court at Roland Garros. Federer's Davis Cup teammate Stan Wawrinka's objection covered very different ground.
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France wins big, Italy, Blanchett lose out in Cannes

Reuters - ‎45 minutes ago‎
CANNES, France French film "Dheepan" won the top Palme d'Or prize for director Jacques Audiard at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival on Sunday, crowning a good night for French cinema but a bad one for Italy and actress Cate Blanchett.
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James: Montoya comes full-circle with ex-NASCAR crew chief

USA TODAY - ‎16 minutes ago‎
INDIANAPOLIS - Brian Campe's route to an Indianapolis 500 victory was circuitous. But so was Juan Pablo Montoya's, or at least his second.
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Flooding in Texas, Oklahoma Leads to Evacuations and Rescues

Wall Street Journal - ‎18 minutes ago‎
SAN MARCOS, Texas—Up to 10 inches of rain fell over 24 hours in parts of Texas, prompting numerous evacuations and rescues overnight and into Sunday, while a firefighter in northeast Oklahoma died after being swept away in floodwaters.
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Polish president concedes election defeat to conservative challenger

Times of India - ‎55 minutes ago‎
WARSAW: Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat to conservative challenger Andrzej Duda in Sunday's presidential election, a result that will set alarm bells ringing for the government, which faces its own election race later this year.
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Fears of flash floods fears as blocked Nepalese river flows again

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A river dammed up by a huge landslide in Nepal's northwest has begun flowing again but the risks of flash floods are not over yet, police said yesterday.
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US Defense Secretary Blames Iraqi Forces for ISIS Victory in Ramadi

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said Sunday that Iraqi forces had demonstrated “no will to fight” against the Islamic State, blaming them for a retreat that led to the terrorist group's victory in capturing the Iraqi city of Ramadi.
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Woman killed in mining accident near Timmins, Ont.

The Globe and Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
A 22-year-old woman has died from her injuries after an accident at a gold mine about 125 kilometres east of Timmins, Ont. St. Andrew Goldfields Ltd.

Closing arguments expected this week in trial of alleged BC terrorism plotters

Vancouver Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER - Crown and defence lawyers were expected to make their closing arguments this week to the jury hearing the case of two people accused of plotting to set off homemade bombs on the lawn of the B.C.
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Quebec's bingo industry waning due to aging clientele

CTV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
MONTREAL -- Jean-Marc Crete sits attentively on his platform, mic in left hand, the potential winning ball freshly released from a constantly buzzing machine that provides the soundtrack to the Montreal bingo game.
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Boy shot in leg waiting for bus near Jane-Finch

Toronto Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
A 12-year-old boy was wounded in what's believed to have been a drive-by shooting in the Jane and Finch area, Toronto Police say.
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BlackBerry jobs to go from software, hardware, apps businesses

ZDNet - ‎27 minutes ago‎
BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable.
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Bank of Canada likely to maintain key interest rate

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Bank of Canada looks set to stand pat on interest rates in its latest policy announcement this week, as it waits for the fog to clear on what has been a murky first few months of 2015.
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Crews make progress against raging BC wildfire - ‎59 minutes ago‎
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A wildfire raging mostly out of control over the past two weeks in British Columbia's Central Interior has been largely contained.
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Vancouver residents protest against the pricey housing market

CKNW News Talk 980 - ‎1 hour ago‎
“The one thing that we need to change is shift our focus away from benefiting the real estate business and benefiting the people who already own houses because that's what politicians' focus is right now, and that has to change.
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Top iOS news of the week: Watch update, copy away, Home app

ZDNet - ‎May 23, 2015‎
applelogo.jpg Judge: Anyone can copy iPhone design because it's functional. A judge hearing the appeal that Samsung copied the iPhone's design has ruled that since it is functional it is not protected.
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Teenage hacker admits to stalking and 'swatting' female gamers who turned him ...

Businessinsider India - ‎9 hours ago‎
A 17-year-old hacker from British Columbia, Canada, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to 23 charges of extortion, public mischief, false police reports, and criminal harassment.
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Actress and comedian Anne Meara dies aged 85 - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died.
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Swedish TV star is Eurovision 'hero'

Irish Examiner - ‎18 minutes ago‎
It could only happen at the Eurovision Song Contest— TV presenter preforming an electro-pop ballad dancing in front of a black screen with animated gnomes, wins the final.
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1201 Winnipeggers take a seat to eat, break world record - ‎12 hours ago‎
More people than ever before will take a seat around the dinner table tonight in Winnipeg. "Table for 1,201" drew as many people out to get their grub on at the Manitoba Legislative building Saturday, with the aim of breaking the record for the world's longest ...
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Suicide Squad filming closes more streets downtown - ‎12 hours ago‎
If you happened to be walking downtown this weekend, you may have noticed a crashed helicopter near Union Station. Don't be worried, nobody was hurt.
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Michael Sam signs with Canadian team

Windy City Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Michael Sam—the first openly gay person to be selected in the National Football League ( NFL ) draft—is going to Canada. The Montreal Alouettes have signed the defensive end and University of Missouri graduate, and Sam will participate in the team's ...
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Iain MacIntyre: Whitecaps have no answer for bad calls

Vancouver Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Good teams don't put themselves in position to lose on one bad call. But even great ones aren't impervious to two. Thirteen games into their Major League Soccer season, the Whitecaps have had flashes of greatness but mostly have been just good.
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Chris Kirk holds off Jordan Spieth and two others to win at Colonial

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chris Kirk made a par-saving 7-foot putt after an errant tee shot at the 18th hole, avoiding a playoff at Colonial and winning by a stroke Sunday for his fourth career PGA Tour victory.
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Nico Rosberg Wins at Monaco After a Crash and Blunder

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
MONACO - A late-race accident by a 17-year-old driver with no driver's license, along with a little too much television watching by the race leader and an over-optimistic calculation by his team caused a sudden reversal of fortune that cost Lewis Hamilton ...
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It's finally 2015 - man breaks hoverboard record - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Catalin Alexandru Duru becomes the first person ever to break the Guinness World Records Title for the Farthest journey by hoverboard.
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Population of tortoise on verge of declining in Coimbatore, says environmentalist

Financial Express - ‎15 hours ago‎
The population of tortoise is on the verge of decline in Coimbatore said an environmentalist, Chandrshekhar. By: ANI | Coimbatore | May 24, 2015 3:03 pm.
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Dead juvenile gray whale found on Portuguese Beach

Napa Valley Register - ‎1 hour ago‎
SANTA ROSA - The carcass of a 28-foot juvenile gray whale washed up on the Sonoma Coast Friday night or Saturday morning. The whale was discovered ashore on Portuguese Beach as the northern migration for gray whales draws a close, reports the ...
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Brain aging research centre to open in Toronto this fall

The Globe and Mail - ‎May 22, 2015‎
A new research centre focusing on brain aging is set to launch in the fall, with funding from the federal and Ontario governments, as well as private donors.
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Walk for Multiple Sclerosis Society raises more than $1 million across Quebec

Montreal Gazette - ‎2 hours ago‎
About 1,000 Montrealers turned out at Angrignon Park Sunday morning for the 21st annual MS Walk, raising more than $231,000 to finance research on multiple sclerosis and provide services for families affected by the disease.
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