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Pakistan, China and Russia decide to conduct trade in local currencies skip dollars
The eight-member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)including ChinaRussiaand Pakistanhave made the principle decision to conduct bilateral trade and investment and issue bonds in local and national currencies instead of US dol
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Engineer deliberately ran train off tracks in attempt to smash the USNS Mercy
SAN PEDROLOS ANGELES (KABC-An engineer deliberately ran a train off the tracks at high speed near the Port of Los Angeles in an attempt to crash into the USNS Mercy hospital shipprosecutors say.
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CommentBusiness | 11:42 AM on Friday
The German vessel was heading to a Venezuelan island for repairs when it was shot at and rammed by the Navy patrol boat. The cruise firm says its ship suffered minor damage but the smaller boat sank.
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CommentEnvironmental | 8:08 AM on Friday
As humans retreat into their homes as more and more countries go under coronavirus lockdown, wild animals are slipping cover to explore the empty streets of some of our biggest cities.
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CommentBusiness | 7:53 AM on Friday
Tesla Cybertruck pre-orders have reportedly surpassed 600,000 and are well on their way to hit one million before the electric pickup truck launches next year.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:52 AM on Friday
Warning: this story contains disturbing details. Two women who pleaded guilty in a high-profile Edmonton child abuse case were sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday in a decision delivered by video due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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CommentUncle Sam | 9:34 PM on Thursday
A woman in Florida charged with 10 felony counts of submitting false voter registration forms had filed hundreds of forms before her arrest.
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CommentPolitical | 1:19 PM on Thursday
An internal audit of outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's expenses has found he spent $18,000 a year of party money on private parochial school for four of his children.
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CommentMisc CDN | 8:11 AM on Thursday
Nine days after a dog was missing near the town of Jasper, Alta., it was rescued by a group of volunteers.
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CommentUncle Sam | 8:10 AM on Thursday
More than 6.6 million Americans filed for new jobless claims last week, doubling the record amount seen the previous week, when the COVID-19 crisis was beginning to wallop the U.S. economy.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:28 AM on Thursday
Police in York Region are reporting a spike in a number of crimes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including stunt driving and domestic incidents.
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CommentBusiness | 7:05 AM on Thursday
In news that is set to shake the motorsport world, we have learned that Mercedes motorsport chief Toto Wolff and Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll have struck a deal to purchase 51% of Ferrari and at the same time tapped up their friend Roger Penske to
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CommentHealth | 9:52 PM on Wednesday
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CommentBusiness | 1:18 PM on Wednesday
North America’s most infamous oil pipeline project just got a surprise $5.3 billion financial aid package from Alberta as the Canadian province fights to rescue its battered oil-sands industry.
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CommentLaw & Order | 8:02 AM on Wednesday
The bodies of Jake Sansom, 39, and his uncle Morris Cardinal, 57, were found early Saturday morning outside Sansom's pickup truck, dead from gunshot wounds.
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CommentFunny | 8:00 AM on Wednesday
State troopers were shocked to discover a pit bull behind the wheel during an intense high-speed chase.
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CommentMisc World | 7:55 AM on Wednesday
Titled COVID-19 as a Tool of Information Confrontation: Russia’s Approach, the article claims Russia is waging a war of disinformation centering around the COVID-19 pandemic.
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CommentEnvironmental | 6:19 AM on Wednesday
Report says plastic from Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestlé and Unilever products could cover 83 football pitches every day
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CommentPolitical | 3:53 AM on Wednesday
Canadian Bruce Aylward, who visited Wuhan in February, appeared to hang up or be cut off when pressed on Taipei’s record
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:30 PM on Tuesday
Janie Marshall, 86, died less than four hours after she was allegedly assaulted by 32-year-old Cassandra Lundy at the Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn on Saturday.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:45 AM on Tuesday
Two men found dead on a rural road north of Glendon, Alberta were hunting for food after a COVID-19 layoff the day before they were found.
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CommentPolitical | 10:58 AM on Tuesday
Talk about being tone deaf.MPs, who fled Ottawa over concerns about COVID-19 on March 13, will pocket a pay raise on April 1, the same day many Canadians will be wondering how to make rent or mortgage payments. It’s also the same day the carbon
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CommentMisc World | 10:40 AM on Tuesday
Taiwan is effectively locked out of the World Health Organization - and tensions are rising.
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CommentHealth | 10:39 AM on Tuesday
Counterfeit safety masks from China have been removed from sales websites after an investigation by Global News found the items were not N95 certified as they had claimed.
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CommentBusiness | 11:54 PM on Monday
The benchmark price for a barrel of North American oil dipped below $20 on Monday morning, the first time that's happened in 18 years.
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CommentUncle Sam | 11:52 PM on Monday
The ship arrived at New York Harbor on Monday morning. It will welcome patients who do not have coronavirus but who still need care in order to clear out the city's other hospitals.
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CommentBusiness | 7:57 AM on Monday
The province announced measures to ease the financial burden on renters during the pandemic on Friday, however, some landlords say the plan is causing more financial harm than help.
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:51 AM on Sunday
Even with eight blows to his head from his own baton, a battered York Regional Police officer still managed to prevent a violent suspect from gaining control of his gun, the Sun has learned.There was an attempt to disarm this officer, said a police source
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CommentBusiness | 11:43 AM on Sunday
Terrified dogs and cats crammed into rusty cages. Bats and scorpions offered for sale as traditional medicine. Markets in China are operating as usual.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:03 AM on Sunday
An appeal launched by an Edmonton man who claimed he was the victim of excessive use of force by police has been dismissed by the Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board.
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CommentEnvironmental | 12:15 PM on Saturday
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday abruptly waived enforcement on a range of legally mandated public-health and environmental protections, saying industries could have trouble complying with them during the coronavirus pandemic.
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CommentScience | 12:09 PM on Saturday
A neutron star merger 100 million years ago may be the source of Earth’s gold