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The poppy hijab that defies the extremists: British Muslims urged to wear headscarf as symbol of remembrance
British Muslims are being urged to wear a new ‘Poppy Hijabas a challenge to extremist groups who ‘spout hatredabout the Armed Forces.
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RAF pilot told Latvian plane 'you will be shot down' after veering over London
Typhoons from RAF ConingsbyLincolnshireflew to Kent at supersonic speeds to dramatically halt the plane on its way to Birmingham airport after it 'caused concernto air traffic controllers.
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CommentSports | 9:00 AM on Friday
NHL star Thomas Vanek’s name has surfaced again in connection with a case involving an alleged illegal sports gambling ring and money laundering in Western New York.
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CommentPolitical | 8:30 AM on Friday
A new law being proposed would allow the Nisga'a to tax non Natives living in their territory. Tax based on race and will start a dangerous precedent.
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CommentPolitical | 8:21 AM on Friday
A judge has found Peterborough, Ont., MP Dean Del Mastro is guilty of spending too much in the 2008 federal election and falsifying a document to cover it up. Del Mastro now faces the prospect of losing his seat in the House of Commons.
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CommentMilitary | 7:33 AM on Friday
Canadian warplanes have flown their first operational flights as part of the anti-ISIS coalition, but have yet to carry out strike missions
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CommentBusiness | 7:29 AM on Friday
Canada's major banks and credit card companies have reached a deal with the federal government to cut the fees charged to merchants for credit transactions, sources familiar with the negotiations say.
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CommentBusiness | 7:26 AM on Friday
A number of Air Canada ground staff find the airline's new crackdown on oversized carry-on bags so unpleasant that they don't want to do it, a representative from the airline's union told CBC News.
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CommentBusiness | 7:26 AM on Friday
Hundreds of natural treatments on store shelves bring in billions of dollars in sales every year in Canada. CBC's Marketplace looks at how can you tell what's a cure-all and what's a cash grab.
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CommentShowbiz | 6:29 AM on Friday
After a three-day search, CBC News managed to track down and talk to Ryan Arcand, the homeless man whose piano music has made him a viral sensation on YouTube.
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CommentMilitary | 6:29 AM on Friday
Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, a veteran soldier who was killed last week in a deliberate hit-and-run attack in St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, will be honoured Saturday with a military funeral.
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CommentUncle Sam | 12:44 AM on Friday
Two western Pennsylvania community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group have been charged with severely beating a former roommate
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CommentMisc World | 12:40 AM on Friday
Greenwich Council will not name the memorial after the murdered fusilier for fear it will lead to attacks at the hands of Islamist extremists. Critics have slammed the decision as 'disgusting'.
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CommentHealth | 12:35 AM on Friday
Ebola is a lot easier to catch than health officials have admitted — and can be contracted by contact with a doorknob contaminated by a sneeze from an infected person an hour or more before, experts told The Post Tuesday.
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CommentLifestyle | 12:28 AM on Friday
Symone Greene, 22, was arrested last week on charges that she has sex with the student on her first day teaching at Options Public Charter School in Washington, D.C.
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:17 AM on Friday
Police in Albuquerque say a man suspected of a $250,000 heist should have flushed the evidence he left behind.
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CommentSports | 10:51 PM on Thursday
Daniel Sedin scored on a power play at 2:45 of overtime Thursday as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2.
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CommentMisc CDN | 5:43 PM on Thursday
Though it fell just short of a lofty $750,000 goal, the Stand on Guard Fund organized for the families of Nathan Cirillo and Patrice Vincent raised just over $705,000 as its crowd funding deadline passed at midnight.
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CommentStrange | 5:41 PM on Thursday
Over the years, people have reported the spirit of a little girl playing the piano in the hotel and an old man who haunts the pool area.
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CommentSports | 5:38 PM on Thursday
Lobster rolls, gourmet hot dogs and a new selection of beer are on offer - but is it enough to get fans flocking to Rogers Arena?
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CommentMisc CDN | 5:35 PM on Thursday
House of Commons guard Alain Gervais won't have to pay for beer for a long time to come after Molson Coors Canada delivered several hundred bottles to his home in thanks for his work in last week's shooting.
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CommentUncle Sam | 3:14 PM on Thursday
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CommentLaw & Order | 1:30 PM on Thursday
DUBAI: A Dubai court jailed a Pakistani for 15 years for smuggling heroin in bags containing copies of the Qur'an, prayer mats and other religious paraphernalia, a report said. AFP
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CommentFunny | 1:03 PM on Thursday
'You are steely-eyed, snow-balled, John Woo-diving ass-kickers who not only take out the trash, but also the recycling'
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CommentPolitical | 10:00 AM on Thursday
NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair does not believe attack on Parliament Hill was a terrorist act.
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CommentStrange | 9:14 AM on Thursday
Brace yourself if you’re a fan of scotch. A shelf collapse at a Whitehorse liquor store this summer took many a wee dram to the floor: about 1,000 bottles, to be exact.
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CommentHistory | 6:42 AM on Thursday
Researchers probing the 1937 disappearance of famed American aviator Amelia Earhart's plane say they now believe a slab of aluminum found decades ago on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean came from her aircraft.
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CommentPolitical | 7:51 AM on Thursday
Transport Canada was aware of a potential problem with ignition switches in the Chevrolet Cobalt eight months before General Motors Canada issued a recall notice for the deadly defect, CBC's the fifth estate has learned. General Motors has so far a...
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:40 AM on Thursday
A 24-year-old Gatineau woman has been charged with assault after another woman's head was smashed into her steering wheel last month in what police are calling a case of road rage.
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CommentMisc CDN | 7:39 AM on Thursday
The Calgary Police Service's victim assistance service dog, Hawk, will be allowed to sit with two child witnesses when they testify at a sexual assault trial.
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CommentSports | 7:35 AM on Thursday
A celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent in some areas with people injured by gunfire, officers hurt by bottles thrown by revellers, and police making arrests.
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CommentLaw & Order | 5:59 AM on Thursday
Last week, we learned that the GCHQ certainly isn't engaged in mass surveillance -- provided you redefine the meaning of "mass" and "surveillance" in unconventional ways. Now we discover that maybe it doesn't really need to, since it can just ask the NSA