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Pelosi’s home city exempted from water restrictions imposed on rural farmers
The Endangered Species Act has wreaked havoc for decades on rural communitiesbut a newly filed lawsuit could force San Francisco urbanites like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to share their pain.
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High school student says he was arrested for killing dinosaur in
A Summerville high school student was arrested after police say a teacher found a message that the student bought a gun and was going to "take care of business."
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CommentTech | 3:42 PM on Friday
Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books
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CommentPolitical | 3:34 PM on Friday
Toronto mayoral hopeful Olivia Chow is learning why one of her key strategists has labelled himself the "Prince of Darkness" of Canadian politics after Warren Kinsella suggested John Tory's transit plan was segregationist.
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CommentMisc World | 7:56 AM on Friday
Twelve Turkish sailors are stranded on a ship in Sorel, Que., say they haven’t been paid for two months and are now out of food, a situation called "barbaric and beyond comprehension."
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CommentMisc World | 1:00 AM on Friday
The mystery man, only his eyes visible in the grisly video, is said to be a main player in negotiating ransoms for ISIS hostages
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CommentLifestyle | 12:55 AM on Friday
A Quebec porn star's planned sex marathon to fund her breast implants was denounced by Gatineau's mayor Wednesday.
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CommentMisc CDN | 12:46 AM on Friday
Police officials this week defended their acquisitions. These heavy-duty vehicles are necessary for dealing with hostile and life-threatening situations, they say
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CommentBusiness | 12:34 AM on Friday
For Flight Sgt. Richard “Dick” Young’s 90th birthday last year, he and 16 family members wanted to celebrate at the Royal Canadian Legion, where’s he’s been a member for about 60 years.
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CommentBusiness | 12:31 AM on Friday
Canada's broadcast regulator has issued broad new proposals that could, if adopted, dramatically alter how Canadians receive and pay for their television.
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CommentStrange | 12:29 AM on Friday
A teacher at Dyer County High School in Tennessee banned the phrase and other 'godly speaking' from the classroom.
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CommentPolitical | 12:27 AM on Friday
A New Democrat MP has quit the caucus over what she felt was an excessively pro-Israel stance on the current conflict in Gaza and demeaning party demands to keep quiet and toe the line.
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CommentBusiness | 12:24 AM on Friday
A coffee entrepreneur claims his brew is different — and better — than the trendy civet poop coffee. And it starts with the idea that elephants, unlike humans or civets, are herbivores.
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CommentShowbiz | 12:21 AM on Friday
The Teamsters picketers were already mad. By the time Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi’s car pulled up to the Steel & Rye restaurant in the picturesque New England town of Milton just outside Boston, one of them ran up to her car and screamed, “We’re gonna bas
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CommentBusiness | 10:07 PM on Thursday
Target regrets opening so many stores so quickly in Canada.
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CommentReligion | 2:57 PM on Thursday
Nova Scotia’s first gay-friendly mosque is set to open in the next few weeks.
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CommentMisc CDN | 12:48 PM on Thursday
The founder of Muslims Against Terrorism, Imam Syed Soharwardy, intends to take part in a 42-hour hunger strike to protest the actions of Islamic State extremists and the beheading of an American journalist.
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CommentHealth | 12:48 PM on Thursday
Opposition MLAs are calling on the provincial government to halt the transfer of people out of the Michener Centre in the wake of claims that several residents have died since they were moved.
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CommentHistory | 10:28 AM on Thursday
Paleontologists in Alberta say they will be conducting a dinosaur egg excavation Monday afternoon that could yield fossilized dinosaur babies or the first full nest of its kind in Canada.
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CommentEnvironmental | 10:26 AM on Thursday
Beluga whales are proving to be charming participants in the latest webcam project of explore.org as it livestreams the animals where the Churchill River meets Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba.
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CommentMisc CDN | 10:14 AM on Thursday
Scientists are continuing to explore a new Burgess Shale site on the Alberta-B.C. border that has already yielded thousands of discoveries, some of them never before seen.
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CommentHealth | 10:23 AM on Thursday
Diabetes could be cured after scientists discovered that toxic clumps of a hormone stop cells producing insulin. Scientists at Manchester University have found that both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are driven by the same underlying mechanism. The findings
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CommentTech | 6:05 AM on Thursday
It may no longer be good enough to hang your food in a tree to keep it away from bears when you go camping, according to a first-of-its-kind study at the Washington State University Bear Research Education and Conservation Center.
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CommentEnvironmental | 6:24 AM on Thursday
Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned.
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CommentPolitical | 12:37 AM on Thursday
Canada’s language watchdog has launched a probe into Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird’s Twitter account.
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CommentStrange | 12:28 AM on Thursday
A disbarred lawyer who removed her fingerprints to hide her identity will be extradited to Colorado to faces charges that she swindled at least two people out of their homes
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CommentStrange | 12:26 AM on Thursday
William McDaniel, 53, told cops that he paid $350 for a private dance at a Montana strip club. He was expecting more than some lap gyrations.
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:25 AM on Thursday
Crown prosecutors are asking a judge to send a North Vancouver man to jail for his actions in a "sextortion" case eerily similar to what happened to Amanda Todd.
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CommentStrange | 12:21 AM on Thursday
When Lance Learmonth bit into his Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, it bit him back. The 73-year-old retiree was sitting in his home near Biggar, eating the chocolatecovered peanut butter candies while he watched TV.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:41 PM on Wednesday
A British Columbia man who was 15 when he murdered four people, including his parents, will be allowed an unescorted temporary absence from prison.
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CommentReligion | 10:36 PM on Wednesday
A Halifax member of the legislative assembly is apologizing over a hotdog debacle that has many in the Muslim community shaking their heads.
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CommentStrange | 10:30 PM on Wednesday
The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor — the world's biggest bath toy.