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Obama's gives optimistic speech at Democratic National Convention - ‎56 minutes ago‎
President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America's future in a rousing speech on Wednesday that offered full-hearted support to Hillary Clinton in her campaign to defeat Republican Donald Trump and become the first woman elected U.S.
DNC Latest: Obama says he's more optimistic about America's future
Obama says Clinton 'more qualified' than anyone to succeed him as president
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Catherine McKay, guilty in impaired driving crash that killed 4, gets 10 year sentence - ‎6 hours ago‎
WATCH ABOVE: Catherine McKay, who pleaded guilty in June to impaired driving causing death after a family of four was killed in January, learned her fate today.
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Trudeau government lends hand to Inuit suicide prevention

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Ottawa is committing $9-million to support the implementation of Canada's first national Inuit suicide-prevention strategy - a plan that seeks to stem deaths among a population whose suicide rate is as much as 25 times higher than the country's as a whole.
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U.S. diplomatic strategy on South China Sea appears to founder

Business Insider - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the lead-up to an international court ruling on China's claims in the South China Sea this month, United States officials talked about rallying a coalition to impose "terrible" costs to Beijing's international reputation if ...

MP and former Liberal fisheries minister Hunter Tootoo, at a glance

Westman Journal - ‎9 hours ago‎
Political career: Tootoo was first elected as Nunavut's legislative member for the riding of Iqaluit Centre in 1999. He served for 14 years and was Speaker of the Legislative Assembly until 2013.
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The world's at war, but not a war of religions, Pope Francis says

The Globe and Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
The world is at war, but it is not a war of religions, Pope Francis said on Wednesday as he travelled to Poland on his first visit to Central and Eastern Europe in the shadow of the slaying of a priest in France.
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Islamic State group suicide attack in mostly Kurdish Syria town kills 44

CTV News - ‎14 hours ago‎
DAMASCUS, Syria -- A suicide bomber riding an empty livestock truck laden with explosives blew himself up Wednesday in a crowded district in the predominantly Kurdish town of Qamishli in northern Syria, causing massive destruction and killing 44 people ...
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Witnesses: UN Peacekeepers Did Nothing As South Sudanese Soldiers Raped Women

NPR - ‎11 hours ago‎
Dozens of women and girls have reportedly been raped by South Sudanese government soldiers near a U.N. compound in the country's capital, Juba.
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The top 5 industries helping finance Hillary Clinton's campaign

AOL News - ‎9 hours ago‎
But the money trail can be broken down into four categories: Political Action Committees (PACs), large individual donors, small donors and the candidate's own finances.
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Canadian Armed Forces warn Pokemon Go users after 'occurrences' on three bases

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
HALIFAX -- The Canadian Armed Forces are warning Pokemon Go players -- both in and out of uniform -- not to search for Pokemon on military property.
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North Sask. RCMP searching for missing 78-year-old man - ‎4 hours ago‎
RCMP in northern Saskatchewan are searching for a 78-year-old man who went mushroom picking and never returned. Tony Olekas left Nipawin, Sask.
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Controversy over roles of BLM, police rains on Vancouver Pride Parade

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
This weekend's Vancouver Pride festivities, which for the first time will feature a sitting prime minister, follow two significant victories for the transgender community: city council's unanimous adoption of an inclusive trans policy and the province ...
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WestJet finds pet gecko lost for 3 days in cargo - ‎4 hours ago‎
A pet gecko that went missing three days ago on a WestJet flight from Ottawa to Vancouver has been found and reunited with its owner.
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High house prices spreading to more markets, CMHC warns

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Canada's federal housing agency has raised new alarms about Canada's housing market, warning that euphoria over real estate is spreading beyond detached homes in Toronto and Vancouver to townhouses and condos, and to other cities.
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Suncor feels impact of wildfires in second quarter results

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Alberta's wildfires took their toll on Suncor Energy Inc. in the second quarter, squelching production and resulting in a major net loss as the company was forced to shut down much of its oil sands operation.
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Muskoday First Nation declares emergency over water supply - ‎3 hours ago‎
After four days of being shut off from its normal supply of water due to an oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River, the Muskoday First Nation has declared a state of emergency.
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Quebec coroner suggests complete ban of cellphones while driving

Montreal Gazette - ‎8 hours ago‎
"Cellphones, whether we're manipulating them or not, are dangerous while driving motorized vehicles and should possibly be completely banned," coroner Renée Roussel wrote in her investigation into the death of a 75-year-old Quebec woman.
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18 Photos from Ironman Canada that will make you want to race in Whistler next yearJuly 27, 2016

Triathlon Magazine Canada (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
Read the latest edition online through Anytime access to from your PC, Mac, iPhone, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile device.
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Dead Rising 4 Will Have a "More Measured" Pace Than Dead Rising 3

GameSpot - ‎13 hours ago‎
The open-world game will have more side quests and a more fleshed-out world. Last updated by Mike Mahardy on July 27, 2016. 7 Comments.
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Cyclists, motorists find each other annoying: survey

CTV News - ‎11 hours ago‎
How do drivers feel about cyclists? Well, it's about the same as it is the other way around. According to a new survey from insurance provider State Farm Canada, 55 per cent of drivers find cyclists “annoying”, while 54 per cent of cyclists use the ...
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Big-top comeback? Cirque du Soleil brings Luzia to Toronto amid global expansion plans - ‎8 hours ago‎
It's back to the basics for Cirque du Soleil. Unveiling Luzia, its latest eye-popping artistic confection, Cirque du Soleil says it is refocusing on live shows - its "bread and butter" - while also moving forward on its ambitious menu of expansion ...
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No spoilers, but 'Gilmore Girls' star says chemistry is back - ‎3 hours ago‎
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Melissa McCarthy answered the call for Netflix's "Gilmore Girls" sequel and made magic again with star Lauren Graham, the show's creator said.
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Grand Falls-Winsor may host live broadcast of final Hip concert of the summer

The Telegram - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Town of Grand Falls-Windsor was hoping for 500 Facebook “likes” by the end of the day. © CP file. Frontman of the Tragically Hip, Gord Downie (centre) leads the band through a concert in Vancouver, Sunday.
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Save Oro doesn't want more festivals in Burl's Creek

NOW Magazine - ‎8 hours ago‎
WayHome audiences loved A Tribe Called Red but local residents weren't as thrilled with the performance. The WayHome Music and Arts Festival took over Burl's Creek Event Grounds in Oro-Medonte for a successful second year last weekend, but not ...
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Raonic relies on service to advance to third round of Rogers Cup

CTV News - ‎45 minutes ago‎
TORONTO - Canadian Milos Raonic downed Yen-Hsun Lu of Chinese Taipei 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday evening in the second round of the Rogers Cup.
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Djokovic calls Zika's bluff, promises he'll play in Rio

Toronto Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
It turns out the early days of the Rogers Cup are no joke to Novak Djokovic. On Wednesday, he attacked a second-round match with plenty of punch.
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Eugenie Bouchard avenges loss at Wimbledon with convincing win over Dominika Cibulkova

National Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
An aggressive Eugenie Bouchard needed just 74 minutes to bash her way into the third round of the Rogers Cup women's tennis championships with a 6-2, 6-0 win over 11th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia Wednesday.
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How to prevent birds from flying into your windows - ‎16 hours ago‎
WATCH ABOVE: A University of Alberta researcher has published a new study about how to reduce residential bird window collision deaths.
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CBC programming terrifies British badgers, study suggests - ‎9 hours ago‎
A new study from researchers at Western University in London, Ont. suggests there is nothing that terrifies British badgers more than the sounds of CBC News programming.
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CX330: Galaxy's loneliest baby star discovered wandering far from stellar nurseries

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's younger than humanity; a baby star barely a million years old wandering far from any stellar nursery. CX330, about 25,000 light years from Earth in the Milky Way's galactic bulge, has been described as the galaxy's loneliest star.
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A spinning white dwarf is lashing a nearby star with particles and radiation

Daily Mail - ‎13 hours ago‎
An unusual dying star 380 light years from Earth is locked in a constant battle with a smaller star that sits nearby. The little brown dwarf is subjected to lashings of radiation and particles every two minutes from the rapidly-spinning nearby white ...
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Christy Clark aims to tighten border security, halt opioid traffic

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 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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Sitting 8 hours a day? An hour a day of physical activity could offset the health risks - ‎8 hours ago‎
Office workers and others who for sit eight hours a day can avoid the health risks associated with that inactivity by doing an hour of physical activity a day, a new study suggests.
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Saskatoon Health Region plans to save $34 million with new initiative - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Saskatoon Health Region's CEO says officials will try to minimize layoffs with a hiring freeze and by having current employees to fill vacant roles.
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