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Gang of Muslims storm nudist pool in Germany and threaten to 'exterminate' women
The six bearded men in their 20s burst into the pool in Geldernpicturedin North Rhine-Westphalia and volleyed threats in both German and Arabic as well as spitting at women and children.
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Wilhelm Dege became the final Nazi Germany soldier to surrender to Allied Forces
Wilhelm Dege was sent to the North Pole with a team of 11 to establish a German weather station in the Arctic and spent a year battling sub-zero conditions and polar bear attacks.
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CommentBusiness | 7:49 PM on Wednesday
The lawsuit also strangely targets its own regulatory agency, the Alberta Utilities Commission, for 'unlawfully' agreeing to terms in 2000
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CommentReligion | 5:28 PM on Wednesday
Amina Al-Jeffery was born in Swansea but then taken to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia (pictured), aged 16, because her father, an academic, did not agree with her western lifestyle.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 1:15 PM on Wednesday
Move over, British Columbia: Canada's oilpatch next door in Alberta is on track to have Canada's most aggressive carbon pricing system by 2020.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 12:29 PM on Wednesday
Two recent reports on the province's's finanical state should alarm all Ontarians because they reveal a precarious situation that could have a dramatic impact on household budgets and public programs.
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CommentScience | 12:21 PM on Wednesday
Scientists have made the rare discovery of a whale species, which lives in the Bering Sea between Japan and Alaska.
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CommentShowbiz | 11:44 AM on Wednesday
Native American Chief David Bald Eagle, who appeared in the Oscar-winning 1990 film Dances With Wolves, has died aged 97.
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:30 AM on Wednesday
Prosecutors' decision comes after a judge had already acquitted three of the six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray in April 2015.
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CommentMisc World | 10:46 AM on Wednesday
A terror attack plot in Stuttgart has been foiled by German police who found knives, explosives and bullets in a 15-year-old boy's home. He was in contact with the Munich attack gunman online.
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CommentHealth | 10:38 AM on Wednesday
The Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral two years ago, raising hundreds of millions of dollars, has helped identify a new gene behind the neurodegenerative disease ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, researchers say.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 10:35 AM on Wednesday
Ontario’s financial accountability officer said Tuesday that, contrary to Premier Kathleen Wynne’s claims of openness and transparency, her Liberal government is denying him access to information he needs to do his job.
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CommentEnvironmental | 7:12 AM on Wednesday
Despite the objection of environmental groups, state environmental regulators voted Tuesday to approve new standards that will increase the amount of cancer-causing toxins allowed in Florida's rivers and streams under a plan the state says will protect mo
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CommentBusiness | 7:01 AM on Wednesday
The Brant Hutterite Colony in southern Alberta aims to produce roughly 13,000 eggs a day while creating no net greenhouse gas emissions.
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CommentMisc CDN | 6:36 AM on Wednesday
In May, a wildfire blew into northern Alberta and nearly took out Fort McMurray. Here’s the emotional inside account of the three men who were in charge of stopping it.
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CommentBusiness | 6:36 AM on Wednesday
At a time when climate change is opening up the Arctic Ocean to shipping, and powerful nations like Russia and China pose new threats to Canada's sovereignty, the viability of the only deepwater port connected to the nation's transportation network is no
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CommentMisc World | 6:31 AM on Wednesday
The pensioner, who lives in a nursing home, was attacked while visiting the grave of her sister in Ibbenbueren in Western Germany. The suspect, 40, has been charged with rape.
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CommentLaw & Order | 5:37 AM on Wednesday
Ontario's ombudsman calls the death of an Ottawa man after a confrontation with police "tragic" and says he will pursue the government to improve the training police officers receive for de-escalating situations.
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CommentBusiness | 5:23 AM on Wednesday
The highest-paid CEOs tend to run some of the worst-performing companies, according to new research. The study, carried out by corporate research firm MSCI, found that for every $100 (£76) invested in companies with the highest-paid CEOs would have grown
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CommentSports | 11:34 PM on Tuesday
The Canadian Olympic Committee has announced Canada's full 313-athlete team for the Rio Olympics. The large Canadian contingent is made up of 187 women and 126 men, ranging in age from 16 to 56.
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CommentLaw & Order | 4:44 PM on Tuesday
“I’ve had enough,” Gerry McNeilly, the independent police director, said in an interview Tuesday. “There is no regard being given to the rules.”
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:27 PM on Tuesday
The high-ranking Toronto police officer reprimanded for his conduct during the 2010 G20 summit is appealing his conviction.
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:08 PM on Tuesday
As an investigation continues into the death of a Somali-Canadian man arrested by police Sunday, the head of the union representing Ottawa police says suggestions racism could have played a role are "inappropriate."​
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CommentPolitical | 12:00 PM on Tuesday
Canada's elections watchdog has sanctioned the Green Party for deliberately pushing "misleading" polling data on the eve of last fall's federal election.
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CommentPolitical | 11:50 AM on Tuesday
ThreatConnect follows Guccifer 2.0’s French breadcrumbs back to a Russian VPN Service
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CommentPolitical | 8:22 AM on Tuesday
The UN weather agency says it suspects a 54-degree Celsius temperature recorded in Kuwait has set a record for the eastern hemisphere. The World Meteorological Organization said Tuesday it is setting up a committee to look into whether the temperature rec
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CommentMilitary | 5:41 AM on Tuesday
The military's aging fleet of Tutor Snowbird jets could remain in flight until 2030 — two decades past their scheduled retirement date, according to documents obtained by CBC News under an Access to Information request.
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CommentBusiness | 5:37 AM on Tuesday
The province is going to court to prevent some of Alberta's biggest power companies from using what the government calls a secret and illegal clause that allows them to abandon agreements — worth up to $2 billion — to purchase power from coal-fired power
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CommentProvincial Politics | 2:35 AM on Tuesday
CTV News has learned that the Wynne government’s new carbon tax will also be subject to the HST. Paul Bliss reports.
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CommentMisc World | 2:19 AM on Tuesday
Two men armed with knives reportedly took two nuns and several worshippers hostage at a church and kidnapped their priest in the French town of Rouvray, near Rouen.
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CommentBusiness | 10:37 PM on Monday
“This government has a habit of blaming others for the consequences of its own policy decisions – decisions that are costing Alberta taxpayers billions,” The government failed to read the contract before triggering this clause with its poor policy decisio
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CommentMisc World | 8:44 PM on Monday
In a chilling audio interview the leader of Al-Qaeda Ayman al-Zawahiri urged militants to take Western hostages and exchange them for jailed jihadists.