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Student with crossbow, machete kills teacher at school in Barcelona
A Spanish student reportedly armed with a crossbow and a machete killed a substitute teacher and wounded four others at a school in Barcelonapolice and witnesses said Monday.
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Whole Foods charged by police for opening on Good Friday
Whole Foods at Lansdowne Park is facing four charges for opening the store on Good Fridayaccording to Ottawa police.
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CommentFunny | 1:08 PM on Monday
Music legend Willie Nelson is jumping into the movement to commercialize marijuana and plans to roll out his own brand of cannabis that he intends to make "the best on the market."
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CommentMisc World | 12:43 PM on Monday
From Yahoo News: George Lucas plans to build an affordable-housing complex in the same neighborhood that denied his film studio there almost three years ago.
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CommentMisc World | 12:25 PM on Monday
U.S. Navy officials say the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen and will join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi rebels fighting in Yemen.
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CommentBusiness | 11:02 AM on Monday
Kraft says it will remove all artificial preservatives or synthetic colours in its iconic macaroni and cheese meal by the end of next year.
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CommentBusiness | 10:47 AM on Monday
B.C.'s newly revised Guide Dog and Service Dog Act, set to take effect later this year, will be among the first in Canada to tackle the subject of service animal impersonation, an issue experts say has escalated sharply in recent years.
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CommentSports | 8:41 AM on Monday
“I’m wondering while people are stuck in traffic and they see the limos whizzing by them at all times of the day, are they going to be upset?” said NDP MPP Paul Miller, his party’s Pan Am critic.
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CommentMisc World | 6:32 AM on Monday
Attack comes 16 years to the day of the Columbine High School massacre in the United States
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CommentBusiness | 6:59 AM on Monday
Overly complex rules and a move toward points programs not attached to any specific merchant mean consumers are increasingly disloyal to businesses offering rewards, experts say. Don Pittis asks if points are going the way of Green Stamps.
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CommentMilitary | 6:26 AM on Monday
A significant number of Canadian Rangers and Junior Rangers have died in recent years, putting a strain in those tasked with being Canada's "eyes and ears" in the Arctic, according to documents obtained by CBC News.
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CommentEnvironmental | 6:08 AM on Monday
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Five years after the largest oilspill in U.S. history spewed millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, many Louisiana oystermen are fearful that a once-bountiful population may never recover.
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CommentMilitary | 6:16 AM on Monday
Queen Elizabeth honoured the First World War contributions of three Canadian regiments on Sunday including the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, the Calgary Highlanders and the Canadian Scottish Regiment.
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CommentEnvironmental | 9:07 PM on Sunday
Maine fishmonger Glen Libby made a disheartening discovery on Easter Sunday brunch -- the cold water shrimp on the menu at a restaurant up the street from his fish market were from Canada, not New England.
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CommentMilitary | 4:58 PM on Sunday
The Arctic has not seen the current level of Russian air activity in decades, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says he was recently told by NORAD commanders.
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CommentScience | 4:57 PM on Sunday
Just by gazing at their owners, dogs can trigger a response in their masters' brains that helps them bond, a study says.
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CommentEnvironmental | 4:56 PM on Sunday
There's been no break from the globe's record heat -- the first three months of 2015 have set new high temperature marks.
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CommentMisc World | 4:52 PM on Sunday
Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk off the Northern California coast decades ago.
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CommentMisc World | 4:23 PM on Sunday
A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Sunday that inspectors would be barred from military sites under any nuclear agreement with world powers.
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CommentMisc CDN | 4:07 PM on Sunday
Every spring, 'Swan Haven' is home to thousands of photogenic visitors to the Yukon: migrating trumpeter swans. Wildlife officials say this year's migration is ahead of schedule, with far more birds than the previous year.
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CommentLaw & Order | 4:05 PM on Sunday
Walter Ramsey, 42, has been charged with first-degree murder after 33-year-old Eleanor Anthonysz died in a suspicious fire in her mobile home in Mission, B.C. on Friday.
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CommentSports | 4:03 PM on Sunday
Canada beat the Czech Republic 3-2 Sunday at the world under-18 hockey championship in Zug, Switzerland.
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CommentSports | 2:03 PM on Sunday
Don Cherry says if the Edmonton Oilers miss the playoffs next season with Connor McDavid on their roster people should be fired.
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CommentLaw & Order | 1:14 PM on Sunday
Police finally caught up with a minivan carrying four caged puppies on its roof after dozens of calls poured in to 911 centres in northeast Ohio.
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CommentHistory | 1:11 PM on Sunday
Officials in Germany are solemnly commemorating the liberation of two Nazi concentration camps 70 years ago in the closing days of World War II.
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CommentMisc World | 1:09 PM on Sunday
The Queen joined three Canadian military regiments in London on Sunday, to commemorate the regiments' role in a historic First World War battle.
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CommentSports | 1:06 PM on Sunday
Hockey fan Katie Kerrick says she is overwhelmed by the reaction her story is getting a day after telling CBC News about being harassed at the Bell Centre during Game 2 of the Montreal Canadiens-Ottawa Senators playoff series.
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CommentHistory | 12:48 PM on Sunday
A century after he scribbled the simple but poignant stanzas of In Flanders Fields, John McCrae is being honoured with two statues.
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CommentMisc CDN | 12:46 PM on Sunday
Emergency services in Squamish is confirming there has been a rockslide on the Squamish Chief.
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CommentHistory | 9:07 PM on Saturday
Chlorine gas -- sent crawling in favourable winds over Flanders Fields from German positions -- sowed terror and agony for the first time on April 22, 1915. The era of chemical weaponry had dawned.
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CommentPolitical | 9:02 PM on Saturday
NDP leader Tom Mulcair says his party will introduce a motion in Parliament this week demanding the Conservative government reopen the Kitsilano Coast Guard station in Vancouver.
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CommentLaw & Order | 9:03 PM on Saturday
An Ontario man has been charged with the kidnapping and sexual assault of a Calgary restaurant worker 20 years ago.