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Man walking across country barefoot hit by an SUV
A man who was hiking across America barefoot on the side of highways to 'save the earthwas struck by a Buick SUV and died Saturday.
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Woman's horrific gang rape was on Facebook live
Swedish detectives are investigating allegations that a woman was gang-raped in an attack that was broadcast on Facebook Live.
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CommentMisc World | 7:24 PM on Monday
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Officials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority that GOP members of Congress had been blocking.
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CommentUncle Sam | 6:03 PM on Monday
The new whitehouse.gov, unlike the online home of the Obama administration, has no Spanish-language content.
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CommentBusiness | 10:20 AM on Monday
President calls move 'a great thing for the American workers'; Canadian trade expert says move heralds trouble
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:16 AM on Monday
Authorities in Malaysia are on alert as Canada gets set to deport an unrepentant serial rapist back to his homeland.
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CommentMisc World | 9:32 AM on Monday
Saudi national Abu Abdel Rahman was killed by an unknown gunman in besieged Mosul, the terror group's northern Iraqi stronghold, according to a security source.
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CommentFunny | 9:05 AM on Monday
Footage shared online Saturday shows the woman (left) telling the man next to her: 'You pretend you have the moral high ground but you put that man's finger on the nuclear button.'
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CommentMilitary | 5:46 AM on Monday
The Canadian Forces Ombudsman is halfway through an investigation into the Canadian Rangers and says the northern patrol unit lacks support staff and access to health care. His investigation follows CBC News stories about deaths among members of the remot
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CommentUncle Sam | 5:45 AM on Monday
Donald Trump's 'running war' on the media is continuing into his presidency, with statements over the weekend calling into question the extent to which information from the White House can be trusted.
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CommentMisc CDN | 1:20 AM on Monday
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet colleagues have arrived in Calgary for a three-day retreat to ready themselves for the realities of governing in the Donald Trump era, and to hear from experts who they've tapped to help guide them through a p
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CommentUncle Sam | 12:37 AM on Monday
CIA concerns included the number of VCRs owned by Canada, and how a 49-year-old Pierre Trudeau kept pretending to be youthful
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CommentMisc CDN | 4:35 PM on Sunday
When RCMP in Castlegar, B.C., busted a major marijuana grow-op outside of town recently, they weren't expecting fumes from the proceeds to later waft across town.
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CommentMisc CDN | 3:57 PM on Sunday
Yesterday our Alberta bureau chief, Sheila Gunn Reid, was hit in the face by an NDP thug, right on the steps of the Alberta Legislature. I will pay $1,000 to the first person who gives us information leading to the arrest of this violent NDP pig. Ask you
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CommentBusiness | 12:03 PM on Sunday
OPEC and key non-OPEC oil producers seeking to push up the price of crude by cutting production say participants appear to be exceeding pledges to reduce output.
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CommentSports | 12:02 PM on Sunday
The president of the German Olympic Committee has called for Russia to be banned from the 2018 and 2020 Olympics if sports bosses there are found to have known about state-sponsored doping.
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:00 PM on Sunday
A spate of recent Montreal-area arsons linked to organized crime suggests the battle for Mafia leadership in Quebec remains fractured, experts say.
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CommentHealth | 11:59 AM on Sunday
A group of first responders and families will appear in the House of Commons next month to call for a national strategy to help Canadian paramedics, firefighters, police officers and veterans who are in crisis.
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CommentBusiness | 11:58 AM on Sunday
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday to congratulate him on his inauguration, and the president’s press secretary confirmed that the two leaders plan to set up meetings in 'the days to come.'
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CommentPolitical | 11:58 AM on Sunday
Canada’s natural resources minister says that he hopes the new U.S. administration will allow the Keystone XL pipeline quashed by Barack Obama to proceed, noting that all Canadian regulatory approvals are in place.
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:03 AM on Sunday
Most of the 230 rioters arrested in Washington D.C. following Donald Trump's inauguration will be charged with felony rioting, which carries a punishment of up to 10 years in jail and $25k fine.
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CommentSports | 10:43 PM on Saturday
CALGARY - On Retro Night at the Saddledome Saturday, the Edmonton Oilers treated Calgary Flames goalie Chad Johnson like he was the beleaguered Reggie Lemelin back in 80s when the playful media in the Rexall Place press box used to wage on what OilerS sho
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CommentLaw & Order | 1:02 PM on Saturday
Heather McWilliam says she lost her life because of alleged sexual harassment from her Toronto Police Service superiors.
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:14 AM on Saturday
Boketsu Boekwa was convinced that her dead son, shot by Peel police, was destined by God to be the “king of kings” and depose Queen Elizabeth. And she was equally convinced that her neighbours were witch members of the Illuminati bent on world domination.
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CommentEnvironmental | 1:06 AM on Saturday
The removal of the page from the White House’s website came around the same time the site and other Executive Branch digital platforms were overhauled to reflect the new administration.
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CommentLaw & Order | 1:01 AM on Saturday
Man shot with possible life-threatening injuries, protests outside Milo Yiannopoulos event at University of Washington
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CommentShowbiz | 12:56 AM on Saturday
The former UKIP leader will contribute to Fox News' main channel and business network.
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CommentShowbiz | 12:24 AM on Saturday
The Gore Effect. Below-freezing temperatures arrive with opening night for Al Gore's sequel to "An Inconvenient Truth."
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CommentUncle Sam | 12:19 AM on Saturday
Trump gets to work: Donald signed his first executive orders in the Oval Office on Friday evening. He declared General James Mattis Secretary of Defense and signed another targeted at Affordable Care Act. The orders came within minutes of Trump's official
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CommentSports | 10:30 PM on Friday
Given that it was the first day with America’s new President, it’s fitting to describe the results of Friday’s game in his words: The Edmonton Oilers were real losers. And that was huuuge disappointment for a team that was playing at home against a tired
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CommentPolitical | 9:53 PM on Friday
One former Dragons' Den star is defending a second after an unflattering critique from a third.
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CommentSports | 6:55 PM on Friday
Henrik Sedin has the 1,000th point of his NHL career. The captain of the Vancouver Canucks reached the milestone on Friday night with a goal in the second period against the Florida Panthers.