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Yatim family lawyers deny Forcillo had 'trial by YouTube' after fatal streetcar shooting

CBC.ca - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Lawyers representing the family of Sammy Yatim say the prison sentence for the officer found guilty of attempted murder in the teen's shooting death is a sentence against "bad policing," not an indictment of all police officers.
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Ontario spent $70M on unneeded pension plan, including severance costs

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
TORONTO -- Ontario's Liberal government spent $70 million to create a provincial pension plan that won't be needed because Ottawa and the other provinces agreed to enhance the CPP.
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World's deepest underwater sinkhole discovered in South China Sea

Globalnews.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
WATCH ABOVE: Locals call the Longdong blue hole the "eye" of the South China Sea. Some local fishermen's interpretation of the 16th-century classic novel, "Journey to the West", point towards the sinkhole being the site where the hero's weapon, a ...

Republican and Democratic leaders want to withhold intelligence briefings from Clinton and Trump

The Bellingham Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, and talks with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, during a tribute to civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.
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Pope Francis misses step, falls down before mass in Poland

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Pope Francis missed a step and fell to the ground Thursday as he walked on an open-air platform to celebrate Mass at Poland's holiest shrine of Jasna Gora.
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Syrian army tightens grip around Aleppo, says offers safe passage

swissinfo.ch - ‎11 hours ago‎
Smoke rises after airstrikes on Aleppo's Castello road, Syria June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail/File Photo. (reuters_tickers).
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How Angela Merkel's call for calm in Germany echoes the US presidential campaign

Los Angeles Times - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Three words, no coincidence: “We'll manage it.” German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in her first substantive response to a string of violent episodes over the last 10 days, on Thursday repeated the same utterance she made famous last year as the nation ...
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MPs hold emergency meeting after hundreds of new Phoenix payroll problems emerge

CBC.ca - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Senior bureaucrats revealed Thursday that hundreds more federal public servants have come forward to report they haven't been paid at all - the latest in the Phoenix payroll system controversy.
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Lethbridge man charged in death of baby boy

CBC.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
A man has been charged with murder in the blunt force trauma death of a nine-month-old baby boy, Lethbridge police said in a release.
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Silence On Abdirahman Abdi's Death Shows Lack Of Accountability

Huffington Post Canada - ‎6 hours ago‎
Abdirahman Abdi, an Ottawa resident, passed away under tragic circumstances. From what we learned from some witnesses and reporters, Mr. Abdi didn't seem to have an arm, a gun or any violent object in his possession.
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Hunter Tootoo evades questions about alleged sexual relationship with staff member

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hunter Tootoo, Nunavut MP and former fisheries minister, evaded questions this morning about allegations he had an inappropriate relationship with a female junior staff member.
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Alphabet's earnings soar despite rising 'moonshot' losses

CBC.ca - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Business is booming at Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., even as it loses billions of dollars on kooky-sounding projects that may never produce any revenue.
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Loblaw verifying accuracy of coin-counting machines

MetroNews Canada - ‎14 hours ago‎
Company is looking into it after TD Bank got rid of similar machines from its branches over allegations that they've been nickel-and-diming customers.
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Goldcorp post loss, Teck posts profit

Business in Vancouver - ‎4 hours ago‎
Goldcorp. (TSX:G) shares were getting hammered today, following a second quarter financial report on July 27 in which the Vancouver gold miner reported a $78 million loss.
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Potash Corp. slashes dividend again; cuts full-year profit forecast

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. has slashed its dividend for the second time this year as it continues to struggle with a glutted market for its namesake product.
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OPP cracking down on impaired boating

CTV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Police will be cracking down on impaired boaters on local waterways. OPP are joining the Canadian Safe Boating Council to launch Operation Dry Water, an education and enforcement initiative aimed at discouraging boaters from boating under the influence ...
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Designated heritage rivers

Ottawa Citizen - ‎9 hours ago‎
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Capcom Finally Shows Off More 'Dead Rising 4' Gameplay

Tech Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
The 'Dead Rising 4' trailer back at E3 2016 may have been too short to satiate some fans, but don't worry - Capcom just released a new behind-the-scenes video, complete with brand new gameplay footage.
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Jason Bourne: Doing the blockbuster (again) to death

The Globe and Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
Toward the end of the fourth film in the Bourne franchise (or fifth, depending on how you look at it), a National Security honcho declares to an underling, “We're still trying to come up with a narrative of what happened.
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G is for Goodbye: Sesame Street cuts 3 longtime cast members

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sesame Street is losing three familiar faces from its neighbourhood, with the actors who play Bob, Luis and Gordon let go from the enduring kids' series.
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'Suicide Squad' director David Ayer: Joker isn't Robin

Toronto Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
Suicide Squad director David Ayer has just shot down one of moviedom's most popular conspiracy theories: that Jared Leto's Joker is Batman's former sidekick Robin turned evil.
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Stan Wawrinka downed Jack Sock in third round of Rogers Cup

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
TORONTO - Second seeded Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland downed American Jack Sock 7-6 (3), 6-2 on Wednesday in the third round of the Rogers Cup.
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State issues blue-green algae health alert for Odell Lake

KTVZ - ‎1 hour ago‎
A health advisory due to high levels of blue-green algae was issued Thursday by state health officials for Odell Lake, located 75 miles southeast of Eugene off Highway 58 in Lane County.
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A secluded star throws a spectacular tantrum

Christian Science Monitor - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Astronomers are puzzled as to how CX330 developed 1,000 light years away from the nearest star-forming region. By Joseph Dussault, Staff July 28, 2016.
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Solar Powered Graphene Evaporator Zaps Dirty Water

CleanTechnica - ‎8 hours ago‎
The pesky bacteria Gluconacetobacter hansenii is known to oenophiles for its ability to turn wine into vinegar, but it looks like the little guy is ready for a star turn in the sparkling green world of the future.
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The Terrifying Reason This Star Flickers Every Two Minutes

Gizmodo - ‎8 hours ago‎
Artist's impression of the exotic binary system AR Scorpii, with a compact white dwarf star (right) flogging its red dwarf companion with high energy electrons every two minutes.
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Waterloo Councillor Bob Mavin taking leave due to cancer

CBC.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Waterloo city councillor will be taking a break from politics at city hall to focus on his health after revealing that he's been diagnosed with cancer.
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Health officials warn of drug dangers ahead of Calgary music festivals

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
With a line-up of music festivals happening in Calgary in the coming weeks, police and health officials are warning party-goers about the dangers of using illegal drugs.
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Christy Clark aims to tighten border security, halt opioid traffic

The Globe and Mail - ‎20 hours ago‎
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark is calling on the federal government to restrict access to pill presses, screen “all small packages” for fentanyl and pursue stiffer penalties for those caught importing or trafficking the synthetic opioid.
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MyHealthNS online tool will revolutionize health care, proponents say

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dr. Stewart Cameron doesn't have a problem admitting when he's impressed. And Cameron is very impressed with MyHealthNS, a fully integrated online tool that connects patients with their doctors and other health-care providers and allows them to access ...
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