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Disfiguring bug caused by ISIS dumping rotting bodies in Syria spreading across the Middle East
A disfiguring tropical disease that had been contained to Syria has now spread across the Middle East as millions are displaced from the war-torn region.
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Munich teens filmed getting lap dances from stripper at graduation
Teenage students were filmed getting lap dances from a stripper they hired for their classroom graduation party after telling teachers she was coming in to give a lecture about equal rights.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 10:12 PM on Saturday
The NDP government’s Climate Leadership Implementation Act, introduced in the legislature this week, could just as easily have been called the Let’s Shut the Engine Off and See How Far this Economy Can Coast Act.
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CommentLaw & Order | 8:10 PM on Saturday
Richard Daniel Wolfe, a founder of the notorious street gang Indian Posse, died Friday after being found in need of medical attention at the Prince Albert Penitentiary where he was serving time, according to prison officials.
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CommentMisc World | 2:59 PM on Saturday
Daham Al Hasan is looking to reunite his huge family in Denmark, where he could reportedly pocket more than £21,000 in child benefits each year
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:44 AM on Saturday
Ian Matthews, lead investigator in a 2001 Hindu temple arson, killed himself in a Hamilton police station in 2013, a day after learning he was under investigation himself.
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CommentStrange | 11:45 AM on Saturday
An asylum seeker who jokingly wore a T-shirt saying 'I'm Muslim, don't panic' was so savagely beaten by his fellow refugees that he had to be rushed to hospital.
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CommentMisc CDN | 10:20 AM on Saturday
Experts say Vickers 'pulled a Chretien' when he tackled a peaceful Irish protester during an Easter Rising ceremony. 'I’m sorry, it’s ego — and I’ll tell the guy to his face'
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CommentProvincial Politics | 10:19 AM on Saturday
Most Wildrose MLAs refused to stand when Notley introduced Wynne, before one MLA attacked Ontario as a debt-ridden basket case
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CommentStrange | 7:46 AM on Saturday
A mysterious man who’s been sitting in a Lower Mainland jail for two years has been ordered deported. The problem? There is nowhere to send him.
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CommentPolitical | 7:37 AM on Saturday
Possible Conservative Party leadership contender Kevin O’Leary says he and his fellow Tories “are losers” but he has a plan to make them “winners” again.
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CommentPolitical | 7:35 AM on Saturday
The firmness of Justin Trudeau's grip on the reins of the ruling party will be put to the test today as grassroots Liberals decide whether to embrace his vision for transforming the party from an exclusive club into a modern political movement.
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CommentPolitical | 7:34 AM on Saturday
Conservatives will vote today on a motion to delete existing parts of the party's policy that oppose same sex marriage.
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CommentMisc CDN | 7:31 AM on Saturday
A potential settlement expected to reach billions of dollars could be presented to Manitoba’s Metis as early as September after the Liberal government signalled it is taking steps to fulfill a 146-year-old disagreement over land.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:29 AM on Saturday
PC Amar Tasaddiq Hussain, 29, sent West Midlands Police into 'overdrive' after phoning through an anonymous warning that a terrorist was planning to kidnap a Muslim policeman.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:27 AM on Saturday
A woman who was arrested for allegedly firing a gun during an argument with her husband wore a 'stop domestic violence' T-shirt for her police mugshot .
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CommentLaw & Order | 8:56 PM on Friday
Photo of Halifax police Const. Shawn Currie sitting on sidewalk to chat with panhandler has received hundreds of likes and retweets.
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CommentMisc World | 7:30 PM on Friday
An elephant that lived alone for 67 years in a Tokyo zoo has died in her concrete pen at the age of 69.
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CommentMisc World | 12:38 PM on Friday
In a poor corner of China’s mountainous west, schoolchildren must climb the bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face just to get home from school
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CommentMisc World | 11:49 AM on Friday
More than 100 leading scientists say the Rio Olympics should be moved or postponed due to the Zika outbreak, in a letter to the World Health Organization.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 10:20 AM on Friday
An estimated 2,000 children have been permanently withdrawn from public school over their parents’ fears of the sex education curriculum
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CommentTech | 9:15 AM on Friday
Shadow IT for pushy execs is a time-honored tradition, laws be damned.
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CommentTech | 9:09 AM on Friday
Facebook will now display ads to web users who are not members of its social network, the company announced Thursday, in a bid to significantly expand its online ad network. As The Wall Street...
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CommentPolitical | 8:35 AM on Friday
Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a scathing review found that under his leadership, the school did little to
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CommentLaw & Order | 8:31 AM on Friday
Brazilian police say they are hunting for more than 30 men suspected of participating in the gang rape of a 16-year-old over the weekend.
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CommentMisc World | 6:43 AM on Friday
The 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with developing his namesake Heimlich manoeuvre recently used the emergency technique for the first time himself to save a woman choking on food at his senior living centre.
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CommentMilitary | 6:40 AM on Friday
Procurement Minister Judy Foote says the Liberal government will not release the cost of the navy's new frigate replacements until it has a signed contract with Irving Shipbuilding.
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CommentHealth | 5:50 AM on Friday
U.S. health officials on Thursday reported the first case in the country of a patient with an infection resistant to all known antibiotics, and expressed grave concern that the superbug could pose serious danger for routine infections if it spreads.
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CommentMilitary | 1:01 AM on Friday
The Royal Canadian Navy is giving Canadians a glimpse of what life is like deep in Atlantic waters.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 12:57 AM on Friday
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne came to Alberta to talk environment but instead found herself publicly ridiculed on the floor of the legislature as the leader of a failed, debt-ridden enterprise.
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CommentMisc World | 12:55 AM on Friday
More than 4,000 would-be refugees were rescued at sea Thursday in one of the busiest days of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, and at least 20 died trying to reach Europe as Libyan-based smugglers took advantage of calmer seas to send desperate migrants n
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CommentFunny | 12:52 AM on Friday
The crow is known to police and has a dedicated social-media following