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US election: Trump urges Russia to trace hacked Democrat emails

Donald Trump encourages Russia to find the hacked emails of presidential rival Hillary Clinton, adding they would probably contain some "beauties".
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 4:43 pm

Pope Francis warns world 'is at war' after Europe attacks

Pope Francis warns that a recent wave of jihadist attacks in Europe is proof that the world is "at war", but stresses that religion is not the cause.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 4:30 pm

French church attack: Faith leaders call for more security

Religious leaders urge more security at places of worship after the jihadist murder of an elderly priest, as a mass is held in Paris in his memory.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 4:22 pm

Kenya's ice hockey team eye Olympics

The Kenyan ice hockey team have been training on the only rink in East Africa and they hope to qualify for the Winter Olympics in 2018.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 4:10 pm

Syria: Deadly IS blast rocks Kurdish city of Qamishli

At least 40 people are killed by a truck bombing in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in north-east Syria, state TV reports.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 3:58 pm

Brexit: France's Michel Barnier made European negotiator with UK

Former French Foreign Minister Michel Barnier is appointed by the European Commission to negotiate over Brexit.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 3:53 pm

Freddie Gray case: Last charges dropped against police

All charges have been dropped against the last Baltimore police officers facing trial over the death of US black detainee Freddie Gray.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 3:49 pm

Russia with love?

Is the Republican candidate for President too closely aligned with Russian president Vladimir Putin?
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 3:42 pm

Reagan would-be assassin John Hinckley Jr to be released

John Hinckley Jr, who tried to assassinate US President Ronald Reagan in 1981, to be released next month after 35 years.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 3:22 pm

New app connects Russian Orthodox Church to believers

Developers say it will allow people to stay in constant contact with the Russian Orthodox Church.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 2:43 pm

Turkey coup attempt: Nearly 9,000 soldiers joined plot - army

Turkey says 8,651 members of the nation's armed forces - backed by 35 planes, 37 helicopters and 74 tanks - took part in the failed coup on 15 July.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 1:49 pm

Rio 2016: Vladimir Putin says Olympics 'less of a spectacle' without Russians

Russian President Vladimir Putin says medals won at Rio 2016 will be devalued by the banning of Russian competitors.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 1:32 pm

'Forgive them'

Secular France has responded to Islamist attacks by promoting values inspired by its cultural and religious inheritance, writes the BBC's Hugh Schofield in Paris.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 12:31 pm

MH370: Missing jet 'could be further north'

The crashed remains from Flight MH370 could be as much as 500km further north than the current search area, argues a new modelling study.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 12:18 pm

Italy broadband plan for Unesco World Heritage Sites

Beaches, airports and historic cities are also in line for public wi-fi.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 11:37 am

Dances with Wolves actor Chief David Bald Eagle dies at 97

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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Posted: July 27, 2016, 11:34 am

London Humane Society Investigating "Jarring" Discovery of Mutilated Cat - 640 Toronto News


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London Humane Society Investigating "Jarring" Discovery of Mutilated Cat
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A “highly unusual” and “worrisome” discovery in Springbank Park has the London Humane Society asking for information from the public. An official says a pedestrian noticed a dead cat that was partially skinned near a path in the park on Sunday. About a ...
Humane Society asking for public's help to find out who skinned and gutted cat found Sunday in London parkLondon Free Press
Investigation underway after cat carcass found in parkCTV News
Dead, Mutilated Cat Found In Springbank ParkBlackburnNews.com
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 10:50 am

Hollande meets religious leaders in France amid criticism over security - The Globe and Mail


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Hollande meets religious leaders in France amid criticism over security
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President Francois Hollande displayed interfaith solidarity with France's religious leaders on Wednesday after two Islamist militants killed a Roman Catholic priest in a church, igniting fierce political criticism of the government's security record ...
Hollande: Deadly church attack in France carried out in name of ISISCNN
French church attack: Faith leaders call for more securityBBC News
French Religious Leaders Urge Solidarity After Church AttackWall Street Journal
Telegraph.co.uk -Daily Mail -Catholic Herald Online (blog) -Express.co.uk
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 10:28 am

Aerial video of 'world's deepest' underwater sinkhole in South China Sea

This stunning aerial video shows the world's deepest underwater sinkhole in the South China Sea, according to Chinese scientists. They say it's 300m deep.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 9:49 am

Clinton needs Bernie or Busters behind her if she's going to make more history: Michael Enright - CBC.ca


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Clinton needs Bernie or Busters behind her if she's going to make more history: Michael Enright
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At 11:11 p.m. Monday, as high rainy winds flailed Philadelphia, the Democratic Party exhaled. The white-haired man with the thick Brooklyn accent said the words that needed to be spoken if there was to be any hope for party unity. "Any objective ...
Four takeaways from the Democratic conventionMacleans.ca
Sanders loyalists warn of party split in wake of Clinton victoryCTV News
Bernie Sanders losing control over his own revolution: WalkomToronto Star
Toronto Sun -NPR -Globalnews.ca -Washington Post
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 9:00 am

Ice Bucket Challenge funds gene discovery in ALS (MND) research

The Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral in 2014 has funded the discovery of an important gene in the neurodegenerative disease ALS, the ALS Association says.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 8:58 am

Priest killed in French church

One hostage has been killed in a standoff in a church in the town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, in France's Normandy region Tuesday, CNN affiliate BFMTV reports.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 8:54 am

Tesla offers peek into battery factory

The BBC's Dave Lee visits the Gigafactory - Tesla's 3,000 acre battery manufacturing plant.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 8:37 am

Giant 1.2 metre wide dinosaur footprint discovered in Bolivia

The huge footprint is one of the largest ever found in Bolivia in South America.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 7:57 am

Secret Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes map will be released - The Coast Halifax


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Secret Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes map will be released
The Coast Halifax
A secret map that may hold the future of the Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes park will be released to the public, but it'll take a few more weeks to see the light of day. Halifax regional council unanimously voted on Tuesday to defer the release of map ...
Halifax council to release Blue Mountain park info in SeptemberCBC.ca
Halifax regional council again defers debate on Blue Mountain-Birch CoveMetroNews Canada
Company involved in Birch Cove Lakes development made donations to sitting politiciansGlobalnews.ca

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Posted: July 27, 2016, 7:05 am

Police search home of suspect in Japan stabbing spree

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Japanese police on Wednesday searched the home of the suspect in a mass stabbing spree that left 19 people dead at a facility for the mentally disabled.

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Posted: July 27, 2016, 6:40 am

UN warns South Sudan president over replacement of rival - Al-Arabiya


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UN warns South Sudan president over replacement of rival
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (C) poses for a photograph with First Vice President Taban Deng Gai (L) and Second Vice President James Wani Igga (R) at the Presidential Palace in the capital of Juba, South Sudan, July 26, 2016. (Reuters). Reuters ...

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Posted: July 27, 2016, 6:01 am

Solar impulse: Around the world with zero fuel

It's taken more than 500 days and overcome countless problems, but the epic journey of Solar Impulse 2 is finally complete.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 5:54 am

Shirley Chisholm: The woman who ran for president in 1972

The first black congresswoman made a presidential bid in 1972 - making her the first black American to run for president and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 5:22 am

‘My best friend’: Bill gets personal

ROLLING COVERAGE: Bill Clinton has taken to the stage at the Democratic National Convention, describing his wife Hillary as “a changemaker”.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 4:50 am

The mother dividing America

APPALLED her daughter was posing provocatively online, a mother launched a relentless attack — all captured on Facebook Live.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 4:41 am

Chilling grin of Japanese killer

JUST hours earlier he allegedly killed 19 disabled people in a Japanese care home, not that you’d know it from the look on his face.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 4:40 am

Bodycam video shows Iowa football player searched in park - Yahoo Canada Sports


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Bodycam video shows Iowa football player searched in park
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Police have released body camera footage showing a University of Iowa football player being questioned by police who were searching for a robbery suspect. The footage released Tuesday shows an encounter defensive end Faith ...
Footage Released of Cops Searching Iowa DL Playing Pokemon GO (Videos)Total Pro Sports
5 questions: Iowa football player stopped by policeIowa City Press Citizen
Iowa Football Player Mistaken for Robber During 'Pokemon Go' Game in ParkWIMS AM 1420
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 4:37 am

Bill Clinton’s ‘wedding toast gone bad’

FORMER US President Bill Clinton’s intensely personal speech today stretched on and on and on. He’s being mocked mercilessly for it.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 4:37 am

People we've lost in 2016

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Posted: July 27, 2016, 4:35 am

Bill Clinton outlines Hillary's journey in keynote speech at Democratic convention

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Former president Bill Clinton portrayed his wife Hillary Clinton on Tuesday as a dynamic force for change and a longtime fighter for social justice as he made a case for her historic 2016 bid for the White House.

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Posted: July 27, 2016, 4:28 am

Channel Nine crew attacked in Rio

A REPORTER has revealed how she and her cameraman were approached by thieves just an hour after arriving in Rio.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 3:51 am

$500bn crisis looming for Europe

EUROPE could be plunged into a new economic crisis this week amid fears over $500 billion worth of bad debts.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 3:49 am

Children stripped, tear-gassed at detention center

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for a national investigation into allegations of abuse and torture at a juvenile detention center.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 3:42 am

Bill on Hillary: 'I hope you'll elect her'

Former President Bill Clinton has taken to the stage at the Democratic convention to make the case for his wife to become America's first female president.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 3:23 am

Child pulled from Scarborough home pool in life-threatening condition - Toronto Sun


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Child pulled from Scarborough home pool in life-threatening condition
Toronto Sun
A toddler was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition Tuesday after being found “near drowning” in a Scarborough swimming pool. Toronto Paramedics Services spokesman Evert Steenge said emergency personnel were called around 5:15 p.m. to a ...
Girl pulled from pool in Scarborough Junction without vital signs: EMSCP24 Toronto's Breaking News

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Posted: July 27, 2016, 2:47 am

Lightning rips apart telegraph pole

INCREDIBLE vision has emerged of a massive lightning strike destroying a telegraph pole just metres from a busy highway.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 2:10 am

Is media to blame for attacks?

COULD the rise in terror-related incidents be fuelled by the very people who are trying to satiate the public’s need to know?
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 2:06 am

Toilet blocked by sleeping seal

A 120kg Australian fur seal seal that fell asleep in a public toilet block in Tasmania has been safely relocated.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 2:01 am

Gunman kills doctor at Berlin hospital

A PATIENT has shot dead a doctor at a Berlin hospital before turning the gun on himself in the latest atrocity to rock Germany.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 1:31 am

Youree Harris, actress who portrayed TV psychic Miss Cleo, dead at 53

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Youree Dell Harris, the actress who became famous playing the Jamaican psychic Miss Cleo, claiming to know callers' futures in ubiquitous TV infomercials and commercials 15 years ago, has died of cancer.

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Posted: July 27, 2016, 1:21 am

Rio filth: Inside the athletes’ village

MORE grim photos have emerged showing the squalor inside the athletes’ village at the Rio Olympics just days before the Games begin.
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Posted: July 27, 2016, 1:06 am

U.K. charity boss accuses 3-year-old Prince George of 'white privilege' on Facebook

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A 52-year-old British Council employee is in hot water this week for allegedly slamming the eldest son of Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, for his "cheeky grin" and "white privilege" on Facebook.

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Posted: July 27, 2016, 12:40 am

'Martyr' family

A bereaved Turkish family feels both pride and grief for a father shot by rebel troops during the 15 July coup attempt, the BBC's Rengin Arslan reports.
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Posted: July 26, 2016, 11:32 pm

Duty to help?

The BBC's Will Grant reports from the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic on how the issue of migrants and their precarious situation at the border is dividing some in the Catholic Church.
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Posted: July 26, 2016, 11:29 pm

Read Judge William Horkins full decision – Jian Ghomeshi trial

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Read Judge William Horkins full decision – Jian Ghomeshi trial

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