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British PM Theresa May says she'll resign on June 7
Prime Minister Theresa May says she will step down on June 7succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new leader to try to break an impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union.
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Supreme Court orders Bradley Barton to trial in Cindy Gladue's death
Bradley Barton says Cindy Gladue died after a night of consensualrough sex in an Edmonton motel in June 2011Her body was found in the bathtub after Barton called 911She had an 11-centimetre cut in her vagina and had bled to death.
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CommentStrange | 3:30 PM on Saturday
A manager told the employee there were complaints about noises in the bathroom, such as 'breathing heavily, making erratic movements and moaning'
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CommentMisc CDN | 12:57 PM on Saturday
In a letter addressed to the Canadian government, three UN special rapporteurs outline their concerns about the proposed legislation.
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CommentMisc CDN | 12:57 PM on Saturday
In a letter addressed to the Canadian government, three UN special rapporteurs outline their concerns about the proposed legislation.
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CommentLifestyle | 12:53 PM on Saturday
More than two dozen academics at the University of New Brunswick have issued a public letter condemning the views of a controversial sociology professor as “racist and without academic merit.”
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:51 PM on Saturday
The court will be back in session on May 30th for closing submissions to Judge Ann Marie Simmons.
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CommentLifestyle | 12:40 PM on Saturday
San Pasqual High School in California on Monday released its 2018-2019 yearbook, which featured six of its seven World Language teachers sporting Mexican-style attire.
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CommentBusiness | 12:38 PM on Saturday
The B.C. Court of Appeal ruled Friday that B.C. does not have the power to implement a permitting regime to control the transport of heavy oil in the province.
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CommentMisc World | 12:37 PM on Saturday
A 51-year-old white South African farmer activist has been found dead. Annette Kennealy was discovered in a pool of blood in the town of Louis Trichardt in Limpopo province.
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CommentEnvironmental | 5:15 AM on Saturday
Scientists found that between 40 and 60 per cent of the total global CFC-11 emissions originated from eastern China
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CommentPolitical | 9:03 AM on Friday
The federal government's plan to support Canadian journalism is being questioned by some Canadian journalists.
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CommentEnvironmental | 8:50 AM on Friday
A video posted to social media has shed light on Toronto’s rat problem — an issue one expert says is getting progressively worse.
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CommentTech | 8:48 AM on Friday
Facebook removed more than three billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the social networking company said Thursday.
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CommentLaw & Order | 8:46 AM on Friday
In a case with significant First Amendment implications, the U.S. files new charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that accuse him of violating the Espionage Act by publishing thousands of secret and classified documents.
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CommentStrange | 8:45 AM on Friday
It's not clear who was behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Camaro, nor what condition the driver was in after a deadly collision with two bison near Fort Smith, N.W.T.
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CommentLaw & Order | 8:41 AM on Friday
An Ottawa man who brutally beat his pregnant girlfriend and sexually assaulted more than a dozen women he had secretly drugged will stay behind bars indefinitely.
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CommentPolitical | 7:17 AM on Friday
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and the leaders of the three other provincial parties are offering an olive branch to the Trudeau government on C-69, saying they're now prepared to accept the controversial overhaul of Canada's enviro
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CommentLifestyle | 9:28 AM on Thursday
A new Ipsos-Global News poll on racism in Canada finds visible minorities are, in some cases, more likely to hold racist views than whites.The April 8-10 poll of 1002 Canadians participating in an “Ipsos I-Say” panel, with a margin of
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CommentLifestyle | 9:25 AM on Thursday
A catastrophic tornado has ripped through Missouri's capital, according to the National Weather Service. The 'violent tornado' was confirmed in Jefferson City around 11.43pm Wednesday night.
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CommentPolitical | 9:23 AM on Thursday
A 74-year-old woman was knocked to the ground by a Vancouver police officer during an anti-pipeline protest outside a Liberal Party fundraiser attended by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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CommentMilitary | 12:23 AM on Thursday
A number of families who lost loved ones in Afghanistan say they feel betrayed by a decision made by bureaucrats at the Department of National Defence to privately dedicate a memorial last week containing the Kandahar battlefield cenotaph.
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CommentShowbiz | 12:21 AM on Thursday
The back-to-back, two-episode finale of the nerdy CBS comedy’s 12-season run drew 18.5 million Thursday night, while Sunday night’s much-ballyhooed finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones was a distant second with 13.61 million.
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:19 AM on Thursday
A Niagara-area police officer who was "shot and seriously wounded," allegedly by a fellow officer, has himself been charged in connection with the shooting.
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CommentPolitical | 12:17 AM on Thursday
Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising funding for police, survivor services and public awareness to combat human trafficking.
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CommentMisc CDN | 12:15 AM on Thursday
Canada plans to build up to 18 new coast guard ships at a cost of $15.7 billion in an effort to renew Canada's Coast Guard fleet,  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday.
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CommentLaw & Order | 4:19 PM on Wednesday
Saskatoon police are investigating a disturbing video that appears to show a group of young boys swarm and repeatedly attack a mother at a park playground.
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CommentLaw & Order | 4:16 PM on Wednesday
A woman in a stolen RV led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a halt with a dog hanging out of the windshield.
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CommentUncle Sam | 4:13 PM on Wednesday
Embattled lawyer Michael Avenatti was accused Wednesday of scamming nearly $300,000 from porn star Stormy Daniels by diverting two advance payments for her memoir to an account he controlled.
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CommentLifestyle | 4:12 PM on Wednesday
An Ontario firefighter alleges his human rights were violated when he was not provided sufficient vegan food while battling a massive blaze in British Columbia.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:44 AM on Wednesday
Normand Trahan, owner of the St-Édouard Zoo in central Quebec, is facing criminal charges after roughly 100 animals were seized at the facility.
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CommentPolitical | 7:50 AM on Tuesday
The advisory board will be drawn up not from across Canada, but almost entirely from Quebec; two of them will indeed represent the government of Quebec