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Police believe no survivors in hot air balloon crash in Texas

Toronto Sun - ‎7 hours 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.
Hot air balloon carrying 16 people catches fire and crashes in Texas
Hot air balloon with 16 aboard crashes in Texas; no survivors
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Toronto jumps up for 49th annual Caribbean Carnival

Toronto Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
Toronto was jumping up on Saturday. The 49th annual Caribbean Carnival Parade with its striking costumes, floats and festive music took over the Lakeshore with 16,000 participants and approximately 1 million spectators taking in the pulse of the ...
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Victim found dead in Conception Bay South driveway had been abducted, police say

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
A man was violently abducted from a home and left dead on a Conception Bay South, N.L., driveway on Saturday, police believe. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said late Saturday night that a "suspicious death" in the Kelligrews area of Conception ...
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Turkey's Erdogan to close military schools, rein in armed forces

The Globe and Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
Turkey will shut down its military academies and put the armed forces under the command of the defence minister, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday in a move designed to bring the military under tighter government control after a failed coup.
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Abdirahman Abdi death: Somali mothers' group calls for removal of two officers pending SIU probe

Ottawa Citizen - ‎12 hours ago‎
A group of Somali mothers in Ottawa is calling for the city's police force to “remove” two officers pending the completion of the provincial watchdog's review of the July 24 death of Abdirahman Abdi.
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2 injured after man opens fire on outdoor fitness class

CTV News - ‎6 hours ago‎
A man who opened fire on early morning fitness class in Toronto park worked out with the group for at least 30 minutes before the shooting, witnesses say.
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In final 100 days, Clinton and Trump to chart different paths to White House

Toronto Sun - ‎12 hours ago‎
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Sunday enter the final 100 days of an extraordinary presidential campaign, with the former on a methodical march to energize the Obama coalition and appeal to the broad mainstream and the latter charting an ...
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Terrified nun reveals last words of French priest slaughtered by ISIS fanatics

Scottish Daily Record - ‎40 minutes ago‎
A nun has described the moment two Islamic State fanatics murdered a French priest during morning mass. Sister Helene was with two other nuns when Adel Kermiche and Abdel Malik Petitjean, both 19, came in with a knife and fake bomb.
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Air Canada flight diverted to Lethbridge after hail damage

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Calgary was diverted to Lethbridge Saturday afternoon after hail damaged its windshield. Spokesperson Angela Mah said flight AC1159, which is an A320 plane, had 144 passengers on board.
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Investigation into cocaine smuggling from Mexico to Canada results in arrests

CTV News - ‎17 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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Victim in fatal Bendale shooting was ambushed: Police

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Homicide detectives say they believe that a young man who was shot dead in Bendale last night may have been ambushed by people who were lying in wait for him.
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Man with knife on TTC bus apprehended after 5 hours of negotiation

CBC.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎
Emergency task force members successfully helped coax an armed man who Toronto police describe as "in crisis" off a bus in North York Saturday after five hours of negotiation.
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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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Major stock markets show little movement, crude oil posts slight recovery

CTV News - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
TORONTO -- It was a slow day for North American stock markets, with major indexes barely nudged in either direction despite major economic data released overnight and Friday.
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Crews dig up breached Husky pipeline, cause of oil leak still unknown

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 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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Helicopter money talk takes flight as Bank of Japan runs out of runway

Asahi Shimbun - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Bank of Japan's review of its monetary stimulus program promised for September has revived expectations it could adopt some form of "helicopter money," printing money for government spending to spur inflation.
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Calgary Police inundated with calls related to Pokemon Go

660 News - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Calgary Police have received more than 100 calls in the past week over the popular cell phone game Pokemon Go. They've been getting a variety of complaints from suspicious person calls, to trespassing and loitering and it has officers issuing another ...
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Operation “Dry Water” underway

CTV News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Boaters across our region will very likely be encountering some unexpected visitors on the water this long weekend. The OPP, Barrie Police, South Simcoe Police, and York Regional Police are doubling down on their inspections for alcohol infractions.
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Bell and Nokia say 5G mobile is coming to Canada. But what does that mean?

Cantech Letter - ‎11 hours ago‎
5g Ready for internet speeds that are six times faster than what you currently have? That's what Bell says will soon be coming to Canada.
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Wizard magic: JK Rowling hopes 'Harry Potter' play goes global

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
London is under Harry Potter's spell once more -- and J.K. Rowling hopes the rest of the world will eventually follow. The stage play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" had its gala opening Saturday in London's West End and is already the theatre ...
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'Suicide Squad': Jared Leto wants Joker to go up against Ben Affleck's Batman

Toronto Sun - ‎10 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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Photos: USA brings the magic with Disney-powered Celebration of Light show

Vancouver Sun - ‎52 minutes ago‎
It's a small world after all. English Bay was packed as firework revellers tried to find a spot to sit back and watch Team USA's Disney-powered show at the Celebration of Light on July 30.
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Novak Djokovic one win away from fourth Rogers Cup title after breezing past Gael Monfils in semifinals

National Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Upon entering the stadium on Saturday night, Gael Monfils took a security wand and jokingly patted down his entourage. It was as close to a circus performance as we've seen from the Frenchman known for being wildly entertaining on the court, ...
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Halep defeats Kerber to reach second straight Rogers Cup final

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Simona Halep is in the women's Rogers Cup final for a second year in a row, but it will a first for Madison Keys. Halep, the fifth seed, defeated second-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-0, 3-6, 6-2 in a semifinal Saturday at Uniprix Stadium to ...
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Tyron Woodley knocks out Robbie Lawler, crowned new welterweight champion

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Forget all the questions about ring rust or whether Tyron Woodley was deserving of a title shot against welterweight king Robbie Lawler.
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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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Yee Haw!: Rednecks get dirty at non-Olympic Summer Games

CTV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
HEBRON, Maine -- There were no world-class athletes or top-notch sporting venues, but there was cold beer, barbecue and a muddy tug-of-war Saturday at the event formerly known as the Redneck Olympics. The event, now officially known as the "Redneck ...

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

Olympics - ‎12 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 ...
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The newest weapon in the Asian carp battle: Alligator fish

Christian Science Monitor - ‎19 hours ago‎
Some biologists call it a win-win: Introduce an ugly fish that went extinct in the Midwest last century, and it might eat the so far unstoppable Asian carp.
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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 - ‎7 hours 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 ...
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Ontario Medical Association urges doctors to support deal

Toronto Star - ‎8 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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Officials encourage travellers not to shun Florida over Zika fears

CTV News - ‎Jul 30, 2016‎
MIAMI - There's no official warning to stay clear of Florida, but the crowds that usually wander among the bold street murals in Miami's trendy Wynwood arts district may be thinner after reports that mosquitoes in the area have spread the Zika virus on ...
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How I was floored by a tick

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
When Allan Little began to feel ill, he knew almost immediately what it was - Lyme Disease. But getting a medical diagnosis, and treatment, took a lot longer.
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Child triathletes keep it all in the family

Peterborough Examiner - ‎10 hours ago‎
A volunteer hurdles over a barrier next to girls 6/7 participants Alie Hamilton (222) and MacKenna Hancock during the annual Dr. Shufelt's Kids Triathlon on Saturday July 30, 2016 at Beavermead Park in Peterborough, Ont.
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