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U.S. navy says drone strike hit oil tanker off Oman, killing 2, as Israeli officials blame Iran
U.Snavy explosive experts believe a "drone striketargeted an oil tanker that came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Seakilling two on boardthe American military said Saturday.
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Emancipation Day celebrations predate Canada's official proclamation by decades
Emancipation Day is being recognized by the federal government this year for the first timebut at least one Canadian community has celebrated it since before Confederation.
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CommentPolitical | 10:05 PM on Sunday
With politicos across the country caught in election fever, Liberal MPs, candidates, and campaign managers are preparing for an election campaign to get started on Aug. 8 or Aug. 15, with the election date set to be Sept. 13 or Sept. 20. “‘Be ready
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CommentSports | 8:00 PM on Sunday
Canada's most decorated Olympian, Penny Oleksiak, says the COVID-19 pandemic provided her with the opportunity to step away from training and focus on her mental health – a gift she says helped her swim her way into the history books at the Tokyo Olympi
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CommentUncle Sam | 6:52 AM on Saturday
The first flight of Afghans who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan over the past two decades brought more than 200 people, scores of them children and babies in arms, to new lives in the United States on Friday, and President Joe Biden said he was
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:00 AM on Saturday
A Nova Scotia woman alleged to be the ringleader of a multimillion-dollar tax scheme told a judge Friday that she, her two sisters and their mother are not criminals, but rather dessert-baking housewives who were set up by employees from the Canada Revenu
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CommentFunny | 6:56 PM on Friday
Raise your hand if you've been personally victimized by Rick Astley. Well, you're not alone. On Wednesday (July 28), the music video for the...
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CommentPolitical | 6:08 PM on Friday
Six years after promising to end all drinking water advisories on First Nations, the federal government and several communities have come to a proposed deal ...
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CommentHealth | 1:09 PM on Friday
President of the OMA, Adam Kassam says Ontario's backlog of procedures is currently the equivalent of around one procedure per resident with wait times growing to about 22 month for a knee replacement surgery.
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CommentScience | 12:51 PM on Friday
The ISS was pushed out of position after engines on a new Russian module unexpectedly fired up.
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CommentTech | 12:41 PM on Friday
The operator says the EPR reactor at Taishan in China is "under control" despite fuel rod concerns.
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CommentMilitary | 5:56 AM on Friday
The U.S. navy charged a sailor Thursday with starting a fire last year that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard docked off San Diego, Calif., marking the maritime branch's worst warship blaze outside of combat in recent memory.
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CommentReligion | 7:37 PM on Thursday
Theodore McCarrick is charged with three counts of indecent assault and battery on a person over 14, according to documents filed in the Dedham District Court on Wednesday
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CommentProvincial Politics | 7:25 PM on Thursday
Shortly after winning power in the spring of 2019, Jason Kenney announced a public inquiry into Canadian environmental organizations behind what he branded a nefarious, highly sophisticated campaign to defame the province’s energy industry and landlock
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CommentEnvironmental | 5:26 PM on Thursday
Tsunami sirens sounded in parts of Alaska late Wednesday after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit off the coast of the state at about 10:15 p.m. local time, crea...
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CommentSports | 3:04 PM on Thursday
Who needs duct tape? Jess Fox used a condom in a pinch to fix the damaged nose of her kayak and went on to secure an Olympic bronze medal in the women’s K1…
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CommentSports | 2:50 PM on Thursday
For the first time since 2019, racing fans will be allowed to attend the $1-million Queen’s Plate. Spectators weren’t allowed into Woodbine Racetrack for last year’s race due to COVID-19 restrictions. But some fans will be allowed to watch the op
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CommentLaw & Order | 2:48 PM on Thursday
The heads of the police and fire departments in Sherbrooke, Que., held a sombre news conference Thursday afternoon, apologizing and then explaining the circumstances that led them to mistake a woman's burnt body for a mannequin before disposing of it
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CommentLaw & Order | 2:46 PM on Thursday
Scarlett Johansson is suing the Walt Disney Co. over its streaming release of Black Widow, which she said breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings.
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CommentHealth | 2:42 PM on Thursday
Ontario medical experts are sounding the alarm over Alberta's recent decision to significantly ease its COVID-19 restrictions, warning the move could cause ripple effects across the country — and the globe. 
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CommentReligion | 12:37 PM on Thursday
A Catholic priest has been banned by a Winnipeg archdiocese from speaking publicly after accusing residential school survivors of lying about sexual abuse to get more money from court settlements, among other comments. 
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CommentHealth | 10:05 AM on Thursday
The chief coroner in B.C. has confirmed the majority of people who died suddenly during the week of June's record-breaking heat wave passed away as a direct result of the extreme temperatures.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:04 AM on Thursday
Alberta Liquor Gaming and Cannabis says it has seized approximately $4.5 million worth of contraband tobacco products from a southeast Calgary storage facility.
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CommentMisc World | 6:00 AM on Thursday
Sun Dawu has in the past been vocal in criticising authorities and has spoken out about human rights.
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CommentPolitical | 2:32 PM on Wednesday
The Green party is poised to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars on legal battles with leader Annamie Paul, worsening an already rough financial situation as a federal election nears.
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CommentMilitary | 2:31 PM on Wednesday
Afghan interpreters and others who assisted the Canadian Armed Forces in Afghanistan are being given only three days to apply for a new government program to resettle in Canada.
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CommentMisc World | 11:19 AM on Wednesday
A man who opened fire at a backyard party in Fort Worth early Monday, killing one and injuring three, died after being chased by fellow party-goers who threw landscaping bricks at him, Texas authorities said.
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CommentMisc World | 7:37 AM on Wednesday
A senior Lithuanian official says incidents such as China’s arrest of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, as well as the heavy jail sentences meted out to Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, should spur democracies to work together
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CommentMisc CDN | 8:57 AM on Wednesday
A vehicle that started as a practical tool for hard-working people has become, for many, an obnoxious assertion of dominance and division
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CommentMisc CDN | 7:33 AM on Wednesday
As an extreme drought grips California, making water increasingly scarce, thieves are making off with billions of gallons of the precious resource, tapping into fire hydrants, rivers, and even small family homes and farms.
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CommentMisc CDN | 7:13 AM on Wednesday
Another Manitoba community grappling with low precipitation levels has declared an extreme drought and is asking local residents and businesses to significantly scale back on water usage.