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Hot air balloon with 16 aboard crashes in Texas; no survivors

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
(CNN) A hot air balloon believed to be carrying 16 people caught fire in the air and crashed in central Texas on Saturday morning, killing everybody on board, federal and local authorities said.
Police believe no survivors in hot air balloon crash in Texas
No survivors after hot air ballon with at least 16 on board crashes in Texas
Colorado Springs Gazette
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'March for Justice for Abdirahman Abdi' in Ottawa draws hundreds - ‎6 hours ago‎
Hundreds gathered to honour Abdirahman Abdi - who died following what witnesses described as a violent arrest last Sunday - before beginning a 3.5-kilometre march to the Elgin Street police station in downtown Ottawa this afternoon.
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Police ID man killed in rooming house

Toronto Sun - ‎8 hours ago‎
Toronto police have identified the victim of a fatal stabbing near a rooming house downtown. Police say Stephen Russell, 58, of Toronto, was taken to hospital Friday night where he was pronounced dead.
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Hillary Clinton needs to define what she stands for

Toronto Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
There is no denying the history that was made when Hillary Clinton made her acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention.
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Boisbriand man dead in motorcycle and RV pileup in New Brunswick

Montreal Gazette - ‎11 hours ago‎
A member of the Hells Angels stops at a police roadblock near the Hells Angels Nomads compound before the group's Canada Run event in Carlsbad Springs, Ont.
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Turkey releases 750 soldiers detained after coup attempt - ‎7 hours ago‎
Turkey on Saturday released more than 750 soldiers who had been detained after an abortive coup, state media reported, while President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would drop lawsuits against those who had insulted him, in a one-time gesture of "unity.
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Turkish military kills 35 fighters as crackdown continues

PBS NewsHour - ‎5 hours ago‎
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan addresses the audience as he visits the Turkish police special forces base damaged by fighting during a coup attempt in Ankara, Turkey, July 29, 2016.
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Fighting between Turkish forces, Kurdish rebels kills 43

CTV News - ‎11 hours ago‎
ISTANBUL -- Authorities say fighting between Turkish forces and Kurdish rebels in the restive southeast of the country has killed eight Turkish soldiers and 35 Kurdish fighters.
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Malaysia Airlines investigators say wings washed up in Tanzania 'highly likely' to be MH370

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Australian officials are now reasonably convinced that a wing part found on the shores of Tanzania earlier this year is from the missing MH370 - and from it vital clues might now be gleaned.
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Two men shot during morning fitness class at Toronto park

The Globe and Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
A vigorous morning exercise class in Christie Pits Park in Toronto turned chaotic Saturday as a gunman shot two participants before fleeing the scene.
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Investigation into cocaine smuggling from Mexico to Canada results in arrests

CTV News - ‎11 hours ago‎
WINNIPEG - Mounties say they have arrested people from Manitoba and Ontario after a two-year investigation into a criminal group moving large amounts of cocaine into Canada from Mexico.
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Impact on RCMP is unclear after entrapment ruling in BC terror trial: lawyer - ‎7 hours ago‎
It's unclear what the impact on law enforcement will be in the wake of a landmark court decision that slammed the RCMP for investigative methods it used during an elaborate undercover operation into two terrorist suspects, a legal expert says.
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Police apprehend man 'in crisis' on North York TTC bus

Toronto Star - ‎38 minutes ago‎
The bus driver and passengers were able to exit the bus, which was disabled, according to Toronto police. By Ebyan AbdigirStaff Reporter.
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Rush to close home sales before tax deadline overloads land registry

CTV News - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The B.C. land registry website almost crashed this week as thousands of people scrambled to close real estate deals before the new tax on foreign buyers takes effect.
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Crews dig up breached Husky pipeline, cause of oil leak still unknown

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Saskatchewan government says the breach that leaked up to 250,000 litres of oil and other material into a river earlier this month has finally been found, but word on what caused it will have to wait.
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Contract awarded as funding plans announced for Martensville, Warman overpasses

CTV News - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
A $60.6-million contract to build two overpasses at Martensville and Warman has been awarded to Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co., the province announced Friday.
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Suncor proposes leaving oil sands in ground to cut greenhouse gas emission intensity

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
A proposal by oil sands giant Suncor Energy to leave some of its more difficult-to-produce reserves in the ground, to reduce emissions and costs, is being endorsed by environmentalists - but not by rival producer Cenovus Energy.
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Boating safety focus of campaign on August long weekend

CTV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
The long weekend provides an opportunity for boaters to get out on the water and police and boating safety advocates want to remind people not to drink and boat.
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Bell and Nokia successfully conduct the first Canadian trial of 5G mobile technology - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
According to a statement, the trial was conducted using Bell's Wireless Innovation Centre in Mississauga and leveraged spectrum in the 73 GHz range to reach consistent data speeds that were six times faster than top 4G mobile speeds currently available ...
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Ohio State Fair Ticket Sweepstakes Rules - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The OHIO STATE FAIR TICKET GIVEAWAY is sponsored by Media General Operations, Inc. d/b/a WCMH-TV Columbus (“WCMH”) collectively referred to as “Sponsors”).
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Osheaga: Day Two of music fest in photos

Montreal Gazette - ‎1 hour ago‎
A gallery of photos of the Osheaga Music Festival at Jean-Drapeau Park in Montreal on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Elena Tonra of the English band Daughter performs on day two of the Osheaga Music Festival at Jean-Drapeau Park in Montreal on Saturday, ...
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'Suicide Squad': Jared Leto wants Joker to go up against Ben Affleck's Batman

Toronto Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - For the second time in the 2000s, an actor has savagely, insanely and brilliantly brought the Joker to life as the ultimate villain in a comic book movie.
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Jump up!: Caribbean Carnival parade thrilling spectators on Lake Shore Boulevard - ‎11 hours ago‎
A portion of Lake Shore Boulevard has been transformed into one giant, colourful Caribbean-themed party. The 49th annual Caribbean Carnival grand parade began at Exhibition Place at around 10:30 a.m.
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Blue Jays first in AL East — at last: DiManno

Toronto Star - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Powerhouse seven-run fifth inning help Jays drive home a 9-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders and right fielder Jose Bautista celebrate after a run was scored in the bottom of the fifth inning against ...
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Nishikori advances to Rogers Cup finals; Nestor, Pospisil fall in semi-finals

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Japan's Kei Nishikori has booked one of the spots in Sunday's Rogers Cup final in Toronto. The ATP Tour's No.6-ranked player easily took care of Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka, ranked No.
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Argos' Kilgore confident ahead of first CFL start

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Logan Kilgore expects nerves. It would be unnatural if he didn't have any. But from Kilgore to his head coach to one of his primary receivers, there is a quiet confidence about the man who will be making his first professional start at quarterback ...
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The trouble with the Olympic Games

The Guardian - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
In July 2005, a few days after London was awarded the 2012 Olympic Games, I took the Docklands Light Railway to Pudding Mill Lane.
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Will the Rio Olympic Games mark the start of this expensive event's decline? - ‎2 hours ago‎
Remember how we were all feeling this time four years ago, just days before the London 2012 Olympic Games were about to start?

'Greatest dancer at the Games' gets party started at Olympic Village

Olympics - ‎6 hours ago‎
The self-styled "greatest dancer at the Olympics" stole the limelight at the first official team welcome ceremony at the Olympic Village in Rio on 29 August when 5,000m runner Kefasi Chitsala (MAW) gatecrashed a troupe of samba dancers to show off his ...

Get ready for the great TV pause - ‎13 hours ago‎
ONCE every four years, like clockwork, television networks press pause on regular broadcasts to make way for the Olympic Games. It remains one of the biggest events on the small screen, where for two weeks almost every eyeball in Australia is drawn to ...
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European Space Agency cuts radio link to comet lander

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
BERLIN (AP) - The European Space Agency says it is switching off its radio link to the probe that landed on a comet, after receiving no signal from the lander for a year.
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This new material could mean a huge advance for wearable tech and prosthetics

Cantech Letter - ‎1 hour ago‎
Researchers in the Netherlands have come up with a new advance in the science of metamaterials -composite materials with unique properties not found naturally in their parts- one of which is likely to have applications in the fields of prosthetics ...

Climate change: Evolution spurs speedy plant migration, UBC study finds

Ottawa Citizen - ‎4 hours ago‎
Scientists may be underestimating how quickly the Earth's plants can change location in response to climate change, according to a study from the University of B.C.. As the global average temperature rises, the comfort zones of many plants and trees ...
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Storing carbon underground may be safer than we thought

Washington Post - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Few carbon-cutting practices have raised as much controversy, even among clean energy advocates, as the practice of carbon capture and storage.
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Ontario Medical Association urges doctors to support deal

Toronto Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
Agreement includes new opportunities for family medicine graduates and an increase to physician services budget. Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins issued a release saying the physicians services agreement will strengthen the long-term sustainability ...
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Personnelle brand sunscreen recalled - ‎7 hours ago‎
WATCH ABOVE: A voluntarily recall has been issued for Personnelle brand sunscreens after two types of bacteria were found in the lotion.
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Residents reminded to be on lookout for ticks

Belleville Intelligencer - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Tim Miller/The Intelligencer Andrew Landy, senior public health inspector for Hastings Prince Edward Public Health, stands beside a roll-up poster depicting a backlogged tick.
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