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Britain's fuel pumps run dry amid trucker shortage
Up to 90 per cent of British fuel stations ran dry across major English cities on Monday after panic buying deepened a supply chain crisis triggered by a shortage of truckers that retailers are warning could batter the world's fifth-largest economy.
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The end of an era: TVA gives up construction permit for Bellefonte nuclear plant after 47 years
Sep17—NoteThis story was updated ThursdaySept162021at 10 p.mto correct the location of Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant to Northeast AlabamaNearly 47 years after construction began on the Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant in Northeast Alabama
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:41 AM on Monday
A truck driver charged with careless driving causing death has his first day in court Monday after police say last year he killed an animal-rights activist.
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CommentEnvironmental | 6:16 AM on Monday
About 10,000 tons of plastic waste are getting into the Great Lakes every year, threatening one of the largest reservoirs of freshwater on the planet that supports nearly 50 million people in Canada and the U.S.
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CommentEnvironmental | 6:06 AM on Monday
Newfoundland and Labrador could find itself in the crosshairs of yet another hurricane next week, but forecasters are warning that it is still far too early to make any determinations about the storm’s path.
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CommentMisc World | 6:04 AM on Monday
In 2017, as Julian Assange began his fifth year holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London, the CIA plotted to kidnap the WikiLeaks founder, spurring heated debate among Trump administration officials over the legality and practicality of such an operation
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:52 PM on Friday
The Canadian military watchdog is investigating whether there was a deliberate attempt by military police to cover up one officer’s alleged misconduct. Mike Le Couteur explains the incident, what it says about the military justice system, and the calls
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:19 PM on Saturday
Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have landed safely back in Canada after spending more than 1,000 days in detention in China. The two men arrived ...
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:31 AM on Saturday
Recent events in Afghanistan are demonstrating that the ruling Taliban do not intend to abandon the hardline views and tactics that have drawn past and present condemnation from the wider world.
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CommentLaw & Order | 5:15 AM on Saturday
It's going to be an expensive winter for Canadians, as natural gas prices soar ahead of the coming cold winter months. Brace yourself for rate hikes.
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CommentReligion | 7:10 PM on Friday
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a public apology to Indigenous Canadians for the suffering endured at residential schools and says it will continue providing records to identify Indigenous children buried in unmarked graves.
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CommentLaw & Order | 9:02 AM on Friday
Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou is expected to appear virtually in an American federal courtroom today to plead guilty in the U.S. proceedings against her, say sources.
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CommentBusiness | 5:51 AM on Friday
Residents in Berlin, fed up with increasingly high rents, have secured a referendum on housing that could have reverberations across Europe.
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CommentPolitical | 2:54 PM on Thursday
In a tweet Wednesday, the leader of the People's Party of Canada called three journalists from mainstream news outlets “idiots” and listed their emails, writing: “They want to play dirty, we will play dirty too.”
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:36 AM on Thursday
Two former executives at SNC-Lavalin have been charged with fraud and forgery by the RCMP as part of an ongoing criminal investigation into the Montreal-based engineering company.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:06 AM on Thursday
Inuit in Nunavut are suing the federal government over a decision to hand over a sizeable portion of fishing quotas off its coast to a coalition of Mi'kmaw fishers in Atlantic Canada.
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CommentTech | 6:05 AM on Thursday
Lithuania's Defense Ministry recommended that consumers avoid buying Chinese mobile phones and advised people to throw away the ones they have now after a government report found the devices had built-in censorship capabilities.
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CommentBusiness | 5:50 AM on Thursday
Online stock trading has taken off, bolstered by easy apps and lower prices. Now, a community of young investors have a new strategy: looking for stock tips from members of Congress.
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CommentPolitical | 7:44 PM on Wednesday
The petition calls for the resignation of Kevin Vuong, who won the Toronto riding of Spadina Fort-York in the federal election earlier this week.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:59 PM on Wednesday
More than 200 people were arrested in Melbourne after demonstrators threw projectiles including golf balls, batteries, and bottles at police, injuring two officers. Lockdown measures are in place in the city for a sixth time as Australia faces an outbreak
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CommentBusiness | 6:59 PM on Wednesday
As President Joe Biden pours cold water on U.K trade deal hopes ahead of meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, British officials said applying to join the USMCA – commonly known as the new NAFTA – was under consideration
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CommentProvincial Politics | 4:51 PM on Wednesday
Vancouver has the highest rate of renter evictions of all major Canadian cities, a new report by University of British Columbia researchers has found.
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CommentHealth | 4:15 PM on Wednesday
Transport Canada said the ban on all private and commercial passenger flights from the country will be extended until 11:59 p.m. ET on Sept. 26.
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CommentPolitical | 4:15 PM on Wednesday
The Conservative party has locked its MPs and candidates out of its central voter database in a move that critics say is an attempt by Erin O’Toole to...
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CommentPolitical | 2:04 PM on Wednesday
For the first time in the party’s history, a Conservative member has initiated a petition to call a referendum on the party leader. But, the Conservative Party’s president has questioned the online petition’s validity.
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CommentMisc World | 6:25 AM on Wednesday
Boris Johnson has finally admitted that he has six children, a question he has previously dodged in numerous interviews and press conferences.
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CommentMisc World | 5:48 AM on Wednesday
A member of the president's camp said the attack was a result of an attempt to limit the "traditional influence of shadowy oligarchs"
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CommentEnvironmental | 4:27 PM on Tuesday
China will stop funding coal projects overseas, President Xi Jinping announced Tuesday, all but ending the flow of public aid for the dirty energy contributing to the climate crisis.
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CommentPolitical | 4:26 PM on Tuesday
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says he's triggered a review looking into his party's election loss, underscoring that he's committed to making sure the Tories are battle-ready for the next one.
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CommentLaw & Order | 4:25 PM on Tuesday
Prince Andrew was served with legal papers in a civil sexual assault case against him when the senior British royal's US-based lawyer was sent the suit by FedEx and email on Monday, court papers show.
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CommentUncle Sam | 10:27 AM on Tuesday
The Roe v. Wade ruling prevents states from banning abortion before viability, the point at which a fetus can survive outside the womb, around 24 weeks of pregnancy.
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CommentScience | 9:19 AM on Tuesday
Some officials fear the incidents are increasing and escalating, leaving officers on edge.