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Police believe no survivors in hot air balloon crash in Texas

Toronto Sun - ‎40 minutes ago‎
LOCKHART, Texas -- A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and there did not appear to be any survivors, authorities said.
At least 16 dead in hot air balloon crash in Texas
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Police ID man killed in rooming house

Toronto Sun - ‎7 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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One dead after massive motorcycle pileup in northern NB

CTV News - ‎10 hours ago‎
A 51-year-old man from Boisbriand, Que., has died in a major collision involving nine motorcycles and an RV Friday night. The crash happened just after 7 p.m.
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Turkey releases 750 soldiers detained after coup attempt

CBC.ca - ‎6 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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Hillary Clinton needs to define what she stands for

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour 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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Turkish forces, Kurdish rebels fighting kills 43

CTV News - ‎10 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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Pope Francis tells youth to reject 'couch potato' lifestyle

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
BRZEGI, Poland -- Pope Francis challenged hundreds of thousands of young people who gathered in a sprawling Polish meadow to reject being a "couch potato" who retreats into video games and computer screens and instead engage in social activism and ...
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Syrian civilians begin leaving rebel-held parts of Aleppo

CTV News - ‎9 hours ago‎
BEIRUT -- Dozens of families and some opposition fighters started leaving besieged rebel-held neighbourhoods in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday after the government opened safe corridors for civilians and fighters who want to leave ...
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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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Calls for justice as hundreds march in Ottawa for Abdirahman Abdi

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hundreds of people marched through the streets of Ottawa Saturday, demanding answers following the death a Somali-Canadian man involved in a confrontation with Ottawa police.
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Two men shot during morning fitness class at Toronto park

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 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 - ‎10 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

CBC.ca - ‎6 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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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 - ‎1 hour 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 - ‎6 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

MobileSyrup.com - ‎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

NBC4i.com - ‎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's karma police expect ecofriendly catering

CBC.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
Evidence of the changing face of rock and roll is everywhere in the VIP food tent at Montreal's Osheaga Music and Arts Festival.
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'Suicide Squad': Jared Leto wants Joker to go up against Ben Affleck's Batman

Toronto Sun - ‎3 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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Disney-themed finale for Celebration of Light firework display

News1130 - ‎3 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) - English Bay will be packed with hundreds of thousands of people tonight for the final night of the Celebration of Light.
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Nishikori reaches first Rogers Cup final

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Third-seeded Kei Nishikori knocks off No. 2 Stan Wawrinka in straight sets in semifinal battle. Third-seeded Kei Nishikori took care of business in Saturday's Rogers Cup semifinal.
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Argos' Kilgore confident ahead of first CFL start

Toronto Sun - ‎48 minutes 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 | Sport | The Guardian

The Guardian - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
As Rio nears - and in light of the Russian doping scandal, London's debatable legacy and the craven prostrations of prospective future hosts - the Olympic ideal ...
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South Sudanese refugee knocked out of Olympics a week before Games begin

The Guardian - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Mangar Makur Chuot - the South Sudanese refugee who rose from a refugee camp to qualify for the Olympic Games - has been controversially de-selected by the South Sudan team, without explanation a week before the Games begin.

Get ready for the great TV pause

NEWS.com.au - ‎12 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 ...

Revealed: the biggest threat to the future of the Olympic Games

The Guardian - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Bach was not referring to Russia's state doping regimen, or Rio's readiness for the 31st Summer Games which begins a week on Friday, but another problem entirely, one that, to the International Olympic Committee's hive mind, felt altogether more pressing.
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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 - ‎35 minutes ago‎
111 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 ...
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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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To Uncover Earth's Origins, Scientists Must Look Beyond It

Smithsonian - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Missions to study the other planetary bodies in our solar system could help solve the mystery of how our own came to be. accretion-nature.
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Ontario Medical Association deal could level playing field between different specialists

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Among other things, the deal would also open up more opportunities for family medicine graduates. Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins issued a release saying the physicians services agreement will strengthen the long-term sustainability of the health ...
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No travel warning for Florida despite Zika cases

Toronto Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
Robert Muxo, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, inspects a property in the Wynwood neighbourhood as the county fights to control the Zika virus in Miami, Florida on Saturday.
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Personnelle brand sunscreen recalled

Globalnews.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
Jean Coutu's house brand of sunscreen has been recalled after the lotion was found to contain microbial contaminants. Saturday, July 30, 2016.
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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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