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US official: Debris in photo belongs to Boeing 777

Washington Post - ‎13 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - A U.S. official says air safety investigators have a “high degree of confidence” that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that ...
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'He purposely killed him': Ohio officer who shot driver faces murder charge

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
CINCINNATI -- A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front licence plate was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge, with a prosecutor saying the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have ...
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Canadians who perished in New Zealand avalanche remembered fondly

Times Colonist - ‎2 hours ago‎
MONTREAL - Two Canadian men who died in an avalanche while hiking in New Zealand are being remembered as avid outdoorsmen and gifted students.
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France deploys riot police to bolster Calais security

Washington Post - ‎12 minutes ago‎
CALAIS, France - France has deployed more than 100 riot police officers to Calais to bolster security as hundreds of migrants have been trying night after night to rush the railway tunnel leading to England - at times with fatal consequences.
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MH17 UN criminal tribunal vetoed by Russia in blow to Australia

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎40 minutes ago‎
New York: Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has launched a blistering attack on Russia after it killed off a UN push for an international criminal tribunal to prosecute those who shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
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Afghanistan Says Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Died 2 Years Ago

New York Times - ‎6 minutes ago‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghanistan asserted Wednesday that the Taliban's reclusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, died more than two years ago in a Pakistani hospital - an announcement that injects new uncertainty into the country's fragile peace ...
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911 dispatcher resigns for hanging up on emergency call

BBC News - ‎18 minutes ago‎
A 911 dispatcher in the US has resigned after it was revealed he told a caller whose friend had been shot to "deal with it yourself" before hanging up on her.
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Pakistani militant leader killed in police convoy attack

Washington Post - ‎12 minutes ago‎
MUZAFFARGARH, Pakistan - One of Pakistan's most-feared Islamist militant leaders, thought to be behind the killing of scores of minority Shiites, was fatally shot along with 13 other militants during an assault on a police convoy that was transporting ...
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Henneberry granted extension to apply for appeal in Loretta Saunders case

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia's highest court agreed Wednesday to allow Victoria Henneberry to file a late application to appeal her murder conviction in the slaying of Loretta Saunders, a young Inuit woman from Labrador whose body was found on the side of a ...
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RCMP officer involved in legislature sting operation continues to testify

News1130 - ‎8 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) - A Mountie who trained undercover officers to pass as jihadi extremists is expected to continue testifying today at a BC terrorism trial.
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London-bound BA flight lands in Montreal after bomb threat

Toronto Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
MONTREAL - A British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London made an emergency landing in Montreal early on Wednesday due to concern that a bomb threat had been made, an airport spokesman said.
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Duceppe and Péladeau take pre-campaign bike ride through Quebec

Globalnews.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bloc Québecois leader Gilles Duceppe, right, talks with Parti Québecois leader Pierre Karl Péladeau prior to setting off on their bicycles in Repentigny, Que.
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CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps as investors cheer oil data; Fed in spotlight

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Updates after Fed news, adds strategist comment, updates prices). * TSX ends up 224.44 points, or 1.59 percent, at 14,301.80. * Banks, rails and oil stocks lead the rally.
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Asian Morning Briefing: US Stocks Extend Gains After Fed

Wall Street Journal - ‎29 minutes ago‎
MARKETS AT A GLANCE. (Data as of approximately 5 p.m. ET). LAST, CHANGE, % CHG. DJIA, 17751.4, 121.12, 0.69%. Nasdaq, 5111.73, 22.53, 0.44%.
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Home Capital says it cut ties with 45 mortgage brokers after discovery of ...

Montreal Gazette - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Home Capital Group Inc. said its recent decision to cut loose a large number of brokers was set off after an external source tipped the company off to falsified income submitted by certain mortgage brokers.
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Siemens, Bombardier Held Talks Over Train Merger

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG SIEGY 0.01 % has held talks to combine its rail unit with Canada-based Bombardier Inc. BDRBF 5.93 % 's train business, people familiar with the matter said.
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Ask Cortana anything: Snarky answers to 59 burning questions

PCWorld - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Windows 10 is here, and with it comes Cortana—Microsoft's powerful, intelligent digital assistant. Spend just a few minutes with Cortana and it immediately becomes clear that she's taken the customized awareness of Google Now and the chatty ...
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Windows 10 automatically grants home wi-fi network access to your Outlook and ...

ConsumerAffairs - ‎2 hours ago‎
Jennifer Abel has worked as a reporter and editor for local newspapers in Connecticut. She contributes to online publications including Playboy, the Guardian, Anorak, Daily Dot, Salon and Mashable.
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Matter and Form Launches Kickstarter for Bevel 3D Photo Accessory

Cantech Letter - ‎6 hours ago‎
MatterAndForm. Toronto's Matter and Form has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help launch its 3D photo enabling smartphone accessory, called Bevel.
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Two Oakville residents charged with driving drunk in the same vehicle

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Two Oakville residents are facing charges after they allegedly took turns driving a vehicle while intoxicated on Tuesday evening. Ontario Provincial Police were contacted at around 6:55 p.m.
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Meek Mill, here's some help in your losing battle with Drake

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Wednesday morning Toronto hip-hop icon Drake released “Back to Back,” the second in a series of diss records aimed at Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill, who instigated the conflict with a few tweets suggesting Drake didn't write his own rhymes.
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Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts to open Toronto festival with Demolition

Belfast Telegraph - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts' new movie Demolition will open the Toronto International Film Festival. Ads by Google. The drama, from Wild director Jean-Marc Vallee, will receive a gala premiere at Roy Thomson Hall on September 10 at the start of the ...
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Harmony Arts Festival celebrates 25 years

Vancouver Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Harmony Arts Festival. July 31 to Aug. 9 | West Vancouver. Info: harmonyarts.ca. When Marie Khouri installed her first public art piece for the 2010 Olympics, she wasn't sure what to expect.
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Theatre preview: Working farm the star of The Faerie Play

Vancouver Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Faerie Play. Aug. 8 to 15 | The Sharing Farm. Tickets & Info: from $5 at brownpapertickets.com. •. It's not often you run into a wild predator while rehearsing for a play, but for The Faerie Play director Peter Hall it's all in a day's work.
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Leafs offer Bernier minimum in arbitration

TSN - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Toronto Maple Leafs asked an impartial arbitrator to award goaltender Jonathan Bernier the minimum amount possible in a brief filed to both sides on Wednesday, calling for an award of $2.89 million on a one-year deal.
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Michael Bradley sidelined 7-10 days with calf strain

Goal.com - ‎40 minutes ago‎
The Toronto FC midfielder will be delayed in his return to MLS action after picking up the injury. Toronto FC midfielder and captain Michael Bradley will be sidelined for around 7-10 days with a calf strain, the team announced Wednesday.
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Tyrannosaur teeth were serrated like steak knives

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
If you want to know the secret behind the success of Tyrannosaurus rex and its meat-eating dinosaur cousins, look no further than their teeth.
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Notoriously invasive Asian carp found in Toronto

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sightings of Asian grass carp in two Toronto ponds have prompted the "biggest response in Canada to date" from Fisheries and Oceans Canada against the invasive species.
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Emerald Ash Borer in Brockton

Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre - ‎6 hours ago‎
Brockton Councillor Chris Peabody says the Emerald Ash Borer has infested a number of trees in and around Lobbies Park. Peabody says about 4 trees in the park have been identified as infected -- however along the hillside by the Saugeen River, that ...
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NASA selects 5 Canadian universities to scientifically validate SMAP

Techie News - ‎3 hours ago‎
NASA and Canadian Space Agency have selected five Canadian universities for participation in the scientific validation of NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission.
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Fetal tissue long used in medical studies

CTV News - ‎10 hours ago‎
NEW YORK -- Controversy over Planned Parenthood's supplying fetal tissue for research has focused attention on a little-discussed aspect of science.

Ontario Métis face higher cancer risk: study

www.insidebrockville.com/ - ‎2 hours ago‎
TORONTO - New research suggests Ontario's Métis residents face a significantly higher cancer risk than the province's non-aboriginals.
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Cosmetic contact lenses safety to be toughened by Health Canada

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Cosmetic or decorative contact lenses will be regulated as medical devices in the same way corrective lenses are, Health Canada says.
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Oxycodone prescribing down, but deaths from opioids overall on rise: experts

Vancouver Sun - ‎Jul 28, 2015‎
TORONTO - Measures to reduce prescribing of oxycodone have cut the number of fatal overdoses in Ontario, but other opioids are increasingly taking its place and contributing to a rise in drug-related deaths, addiction experts say.
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