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Chinese space station set to crash-land on Earth's surface within months
A Chinese space station has begun its out-of-control descent towards Earth's surface and is expected to crash-land within a few monthsLaunched in 2011the 8.5-ton Tiangong-1 space laboratory had originally been a symbol of Beijing's ambitious scientifi
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Kent calls on ethics commissioner to investigate Morneau over corporation that holds French villa
Finance Minister Bill Morneau is facing a call for an investigation into his failure for two years to disclose one of his private corporations to Canada's ethics watchdog.
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CommentShowbiz | 1:13 AM on Tuesday
Rose McGowan claimed that celebrity attorney Lisa Bloom offered her money through her literary agent in exchange for public support for Weinstein. Bloom denied the allegations.
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CommentReligion | 11:19 AM on Monday
Syed Soharwardy met recently with 30 Muslim youth at the Jamia Masjid Gunbad-e-Khizra mosque. It was one of several meetings he does on a regular basis to prevent the radicalization of Canadian Muslim youth.
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CommentMisc World | 7:02 AM on Monday
Passengers on an Indonesia AirAsia flight from Australia to the holiday island of Bali describe a panicked flight crew announcing an emergency and oxygen masks dropping from the ceiling after their airliner lost cabin air pressure and rapidly descended.
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CommentHealth | 6:59 AM on Monday
A team of researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine reveals the first compound that directly makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells. The new treatment approach was directed against acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cells but
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CommentLifestyle | 4:18 PM on Sunday
A woman's body was found in a car after a fiery crash on the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn Friday morning, and authorities say the driver -- believed to be a man she was dating -- hailed a cab in the middle of the highway while she burned to death.
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CommentMisc World | 3:20 PM on Sunday
Conservative Sebastian Kurz, 31, is set to take power and form an alliance with the far-right. He wants to cut benefits for all foreigners, slash Austria's red tape and stop EU meddling.
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CommentLifestyle | 3:11 PM on Sunday
A new Winnipeg school's decision to stop students from wearing their costumes to class on Halloween has upset some parents, who argue it's not fair to deny their kids the fun.
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CommentMisc CDN | 3:11 PM on Sunday
The man originally accused of making online racist death threats against a Calgary school board trustee candidate says he didn't do it, and Calgary police confirm their hate crimes unit is no longer investigating the comments. The candidate, for her part,
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CommentMisc World | 1:53 PM on Sunday
The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Mogadishu rose to 231 with 275 others injured, making it the deadliest single attack of its kind in Somalia.
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CommentLaw & Order | 1:27 AM on Sunday
An Edmonton woman attacked by man swinging a machete in a violent carjacking says she pleaded with her assailant to spare her life.
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CommentMisc World | 1:11 PM on Saturday
Kurdish authorities said on Friday they had sent thousands more troops to Kirkuk to confront "threats" of Iraqi military attack, but also slightly pulled back defense lines around the disputed oil-producing area to ease tensions.
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CommentLaw & Order | 1:11 PM on Saturday
Saher Hamdan was found guilty in August of a sexual assault charge related to a 19-year-old woman he drove in his cab in July, 2016.
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CommentStrange | 12:04 PM on Saturday
The sadistic murderer claims he needs the sex aid returned as he keeps taking a bad reaction to Viagra pills.
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CommentMilitary | 12:03 PM on Saturday
It has emerged Sub-Lieutenant Rebecca Edwards, who led a Remembrance Day service in Glasgow just 11 months ago, is believed to be at the centre of the sex scandal.
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CommentEnvironmental | 9:08 AM on Saturday
Only two chicks survived in a colony of 36,000 in a "catastrophic" breeding season in east Antarctica.
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CommentStrange | 12:39 AM on Saturday
A British man's heart stopped after he accidentally swallowed a 6-inch long Dover sole.
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CommentLaw & Order | 3:42 PM on Friday
There's a break in a case many people have been waiting to hear about in Prince George, B.C. A man has been arrested and charged after a month-long, high-profile investigation.
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CommentLaw & Order | 2:22 PM on Friday
Toronto police are searching for three people they believe are violent and dangerous after one of them allegedly doused two teenagers with gasoline and tried to set them on fire outside Agincourt Mall last week.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 6:52 AM on Friday
An incumbent candidate for Calgary city council is drawing criticism for comments he made at a public forum in which he refers to a "Johnny Jew from New York" as a hypothetical artist hired under the city's public art policy.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:52 AM on Friday
The mother of an Ontario inmate who was beaten to death by his cellmate within view of a security camera at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre in London, Ont., wants to know why jail guards didn't respond even though her son was begging for his life.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:48 AM on Friday
Finance Minister Bill Morneau waited two years to disclose a private corporation that owns a villa in southern France that he shares with his wife to Canada's ethics watchdog, CBC News has learned.
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CommentBusiness | 6:47 AM on Friday
Every week, Marketplace receives dozens of emails from Canadians reporting all kinds of consumer concerns and deceptive schemes. Here's an in-depth look at the one scam that has generated more angry emails than all the rest.
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CommentHealth | 6:32 AM on Friday
Muddled history of the first vaccine gets a shot of genetic clarity.
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CommentTech | 6:26 AM on Friday
A former North Korea cyber expert says hacking South Korea "a piece of cake."
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CommentTech | 6:25 AM on Friday
Information about F-35 joint strike fighter was taken in cyberattack on Australian defence contractor, official reveals
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CommentEnvironmental | 6:23 AM on Friday
There´┐Żs a colorless, odorless, and largely benign gas that humanity just can´┐Żt get enough of. We produce 40 trillion kg of carbon dioxide each year, and we´┐Żre on track to cross a crucial emissions threshold that will cause global temperature rise to
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CommentEnvironmental | 11:37 AM on Thursday
Hurricane Ophelia is set to be the strongest storm in the far eastern Atlantic since Hurricane Ivan in 1980
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CommentLifestyle | 11:12 AM on Thursday
Tina Gayle, 56, has been banned from having a stand in Loughborough town centre because she was selling 'offensive' Knights Templar coffee mugs.
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CommentBusiness | 10:19 AM on Thursday
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:58 AM on Thursday
An RCMP guide for screening asylum seekers includes several questions that appear to target Muslims. When asked about the questionnaire, a spokesperson for Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told the Star the RCMP has suspended its use.