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 2018-07-19 16:43 

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The Third Murder unfolds through a series of conversations...

Chris Knight: Kore-eda's newest film, Shoplifters, won the Palme d'Or at Cannes this year...

 2018-07-19 16:42 

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Why Canadian Tire money has always been a waste of your time...

Tristin Hopper: The rate of return on Canadian Tire money is so low that you may have been better off using it as kindling...

 2018-07-19 16:34 

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Love food? Then don't waste it. A new campaign hopes to compel Canadians to cut their food waste...

The average Canadian household wastes more than $1,100 of food each year, a stat that Love Food Hate Waste is aiming to change...

 2018-07-19 16:31 

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Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first US pot IPO...

SEATTLE — Another big first for the marijuana industry is in the books: A major Canadian grower, processor and distributor has completed an initial public stock offering in the United States, raising $153 million, just as Canada prepares to legalize...

 2018-07-19 16:27 

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Radiohead to play Toronto for first time since fatal stage collapse...

TORONTO — Radiohead is playing its first Toronto concert tonight since the fatal Downsview Park stage collapse that killed their drum technician Scott Johnson six years ago. The British band is scheduled to perform two shows in the city — Thur...

 2018-07-19 16:26 

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The titular foliage make for the most fleshed out, sympathetic characters in Under the Tree...

Chris Knight: Under the Tree was something of a festival darling in 2017, but it's tricky to root for a film when you can't easily root for even one of its characters...

 2018-07-19 16:16 

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Non-toxic 'taste and odour event' affecting water supply in St. John's, N.L....

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The City of St. John's, N.L., is advising residents to season their tap water with "lemon or other citrus fruits" until a safe, but unpleasant taste leaves the city's water supply. Residents were informed Wedne...

 2018-07-19 16:11 

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New knockout format at RWC 7s will up pressure on big guns...

The path to the Rugby World Cup Sevens title is the shortest ever. Then again, the path out of contention is the shortest ever, too. A new format for the seventh championship starting on Friday in San Francisco has dumped pool play and gone straight to kn...

 2018-07-19 15:47 

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How Bo Burnham uses, like, language to, um, capture an age of, like, anxiety in Eighth Grade...

'I relate to it very personally. I don't relate to it circumstantially personally; I relate to it emotionally personally'...

 2018-07-19 15:36 

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Britain has identified the Russians suspected of the nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal...

Moscow has repeatedly denied any involvement and accused the British intelligence agencies of staging the attack to stoke anti-Russian hysteria...

 2018-07-19 15:23 

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Decision in Dellen Millard murder trial expected in September: judge...

TORONTO — A Toronto judge says she will deliver a decision in late September at the trial of a man accused of killing his father, whose death was initially deemed a suicide. Dellen Millard, 32, of Toronto, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murd...

 2018-07-19 15:22 

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How MI5 and the FBI foiled a plot to assassinate British Prime Minister Theresa May...

'Can you put me in a sleeper cell ASAP?' Rahman asked members of the security services appearing as Islamist militants over the Telegram messaging app...

 2018-07-19 15:18 

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3 more top sprinters and Uran out of Tour de France...

ALPE D'HUEZ, France — Three more of the Tour de France's top sprinters have succumbed in the Alps. Fernando Gaviria of Colombia, Dylan Groenewegen of the Netherlands, and Andrew Greipel of Germany all withdrew during Stage 12 on Thursday. Ri...

 2018-07-19 15:17 

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Cape-to-Connecticut ride shows progress, bumps on Greenway...

BRISTOL, R.I. — After a white-knuckle trip over a bridge from Portsmouth into Bristol, which involved lifting our bicycles over concrete barriers and construction equipment, the police officer who pulled us over told us something we had already figu...

 2018-07-19 15:15 

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Trump tariffs would cause vehicle prices to soar, wipe out jobs: report...

An automotive study says U.S. tariffs on imported vehicles and auto parts would cause the price of new vehicles to soar, wipe out tens of thousands of American jobs and take a big chunk out of the country's gross domestic product. The Center for Autom...

 2018-07-19 15:14 

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One in 10 people: North Korea has 2.6 million 'modern slaves,' a new report estimates...

The 2018 Global Slavery Index defines modern slavery as slavery itself, as well as human trafficking, forced labour, debt bondage, forced or servile marriage, and the sale and exploitation of children...

 2018-07-19 15:12 

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Josephine Mathias: Why sex-ed in Ontario can't afford to be ignorant...

Have you heard the scary stories about Ontario's first sex-ed update since 1998? They're not true...

 2018-07-19 15:11 

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CNN chief Jeff Zucker undergoing heart surgery...

NEW YORK — CNN's top executive, Jeff Zucker, is undergoing heart surgery and will take a six-week leave of absence from running the news network. CNN said Zucker made the announcement to his staff Thursday following a morning editorial meeting. ...

 2018-07-19 14:53 

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U.S. auto industry warns Trump administration of painful tariff fallout...

OTTAWA — The Trump administration is hearing pleas from across the American automotive sector to back away from its threats to slap punitive tariffs on U.S. imports of vehicles and parts. Leaders representing different areas of the auto industry say...

 2018-07-19 14:51 

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Some movies are more equal than others; The Equalizer 2 isn't one of them...

Chris Knight: As is often the case with sequels, however, this time it's personal...

 2018-07-19 14:50 

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10/3 podcast: Why a Canadian's Holocaust denial trial matters in 2018...

Canadian Monika Schaefer is on trial in Germany for Holocaust denial, and has been held in jail for more than six months without bail...

 2018-07-19 14:49 

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Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook won't ban Holocaust deniers as 'people can express opinions'...

'At the end of the day, I don't believe that our platform should take that down because I think there are things that different people get wrong,' he said...

 2018-07-19 14:47 

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Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten stabbed to death at age 25 in Kazakhstan...

Kazakh news agencies report Ten, the bronze medallist in 2014, was stabbed after a dispute with people who tried to steal a mirror from his car...

 2018-07-19 14:31 

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Austrian state wants to force Jews and Muslims who eat kosher and halal meat to register with government...

'This constitutes an attack on Jewish and Muslim life,' the Berlin-based American Jewish Committee wrote in a response. 'Soon with a star on the chest?'...

 2018-07-19 14:23 

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The truth about ocean plastic: Why straw bans are not the earth-saving milestone you might think...

Abandoned fishing gear and Third World garbage are choking the ocean with plastic, not so much urban iced coffee drinks...

 2018-07-19 14:23 

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Rumours swirl as Angela Merkel cancels her usual Italian Alps holiday...

With Berlin starved of political drama by the annual summer lull, there is speculation the change might be a sign Germany is approaching the end of an era...

 2018-07-19 14:21 

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Archaeologists find ancient pottery workshop in Egypt...

CAIRO — Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered an ancient pottery manufacturing workshop dating to more than 4,000 years ago. Thursday's statement by the Antiquities Ministry says the workshop is situated close to the Nile River in Aswan provin...

 2018-07-19 14:19 

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Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten killed...

MOSCOW — Prosecutors in Kazakhstan say Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten has been killed, and they are treating the case as murder. Kazakh news agencies report Ten was stabbed after a dispute with people who tried to steal a mirror from his...

 2018-07-19 14:15 

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How to Get Better Vacation Photos, No Selfie Stick Required...

If you find yourself vacationing in Budapest, Hungary, you could preserve travel memories by taking a few arm-length, low-quality cellphone selfies that will fail to capture the magic of your visit. Or you could hire someone like Dana J. Ardell, a Budapes...

 2018-07-19 14:01 

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'Ghost kitchens' emerge in Canadian food scene as delivery grows in popularity...

TORONTO — George Kottas owns 15 restaurants in the Greater Toronto Area, but almost none of them have a dining room or takeout counter, and if you wandered into most, you'd be hard-pressed to find any customers. These characteristics might seem ...

 2018-07-19 13:56 

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Scout leader drowns rescuing boy in Utah pond...

SALT LAKE CITY — A Boy Scout leader has drowned after saving a boy struggling in a Utah pond. Authorities say the man was watching over a group of 10-and-11-year-old boys learning swimming techniques Wednesday night when one started having trouble i...

 2018-07-19 13:33 

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Evacuations ordered as lightning-caused wildfires flare in B.C.'s Okanagan...

SUMMERLAND, B.C. — Evacuation orders and alerts have been issued by two regional districts in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley as wildfires flare following lightning storms and several days of withering heat. The Regional District of Okanagan ...

 2018-07-19 13:31 

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Harvey Weinstein asks judge to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit...

LOS ANGELES — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss Ashley Judd's lawsuit against him, saying allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless and were filed far too late. In t...

 2018-07-19 13:20 

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Carnival workers arrested in deaths of Kansas fair vendors...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three carnival workers have been arrested in the deaths of two vendors who disappeared from a fair in Kansas and whose bodies were found days later in a shallow grave in an Arkansas forest. Police Cpl. Jonathan Wear said the suspe...

 2018-07-19 13:17 

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In the battle for Twenty-First Century Fox, Comcast blinks...

NEW YORK — In a battle among media giants for control of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment business, Comcast has blinked. The cable and media company said Thursday that it is dropping its bid, instead focusing on its pursuit of the Europe...

 2018-07-19 13:14 

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Canadian softball stars taking another shot at Olympic dreams with Tokyo 2020...

SURREY, B.C. — A lot has happened in the 10 years since softball was last an Olympic sport. Danielle Lawrie graduated university, got married, had two daughters and retired from playing the game she loves. Now softball is back for the 2020 Olympics ...

 2018-07-19 13:13 

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Greenpeace members climbing Olympic Stadium tower in Montreal...

MONTREAL — At least three Greenpeace members are climbing the outside of the Olympic Stadium tower in Montreal to protest the Trans Mountain pipeline. They plan to unfurl a banner once they reach the top of the 165-metre-tall structure. The federal ...

 2018-07-19 13:03 

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Dutch foreign minister says multicultural societies breed violence, and he's not apologizing...

When someone in the audience at a talk pointed to former Dutch colony Suriname, Stef Blok dug in. 'I admire your optimism,' he replied. 'Suriname is a failed state and that is very much linked to its ethnic composition'...

 2018-07-19 13:00 

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How to Eat a Peach: Diana Henry's full-flavoured menu for nights when it's too hot to cook...

'Food is not ever just food. It's always about the kind of sense that it gives you of a place'...

 2018-07-19 12:53 

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Colby Cosh: A judge just blew up a long-standing charitable rule, and the Liberals cannot be pleased...

The party had expressed intent to reform charitable status and make life easier for groups like Canada Without Poverty. But, well, you know how it goes with the Liberals and good intentions...

 2018-07-19 12:50 

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Raymond J. de Souza: Iceland no longer need trouble itself with a joyful Special Olympics...

Iceland declared that it had almost completely eliminated Down syndrome. Not the syndrome exactly, but those diagnosed with it...

 2018-07-19 12:50 

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Philippines orders Australian nun deported and blacklisted...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine immigration bureau has ordered the deportation of an Australian nun who has angered the president by joining anti-government rallies but her lawyers call the move "persecution"; and say they'll appeal....

 2018-07-19 12:49 

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Injuries reported in blast a Pennsylvania Army depot...

LETTERKENNY, Pa. — Authorities say an explosion at an Army depot in Pennsylvania has left some workers injured. Letterkenny Army Depot officials say the blast occurred around 7:15 a.m. Thursday. They posted on social media that the "incident is ...

 2018-07-19 12:38 

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Kelly McParland: Vladimir Putin cannot begin to believe his luck...

Trump is a gift to a leader like Putin, who made a career for himself as a Soviet intelligence officer, learning to recognize and exploit human weakness to the full...

 2018-07-19 12:23 

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Authorities: Missing Indiana 9-year-old, mom found safe...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Authorities in northern Indiana say a 9-year-old boy has been found safe after being abducted by his mother, who doesn't have custody. Jessica McBrier, a spokeswoman for the St. Joseph County prosecutor's office, says John...

 2018-07-19 12:22 

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Swipe left: Iran says president turned down eight meeting requests from Trump at UN...

If the refusals from President Hassan Rouhani are confirmed, this suggests a previously undisclosed level of hostility among top Iranian officials towards Trump...

 2018-07-19 12:20 

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Sex, lies and a student visa: Meet Maria Butina, the accused Russian agent charged with conspiracy...

Prosecutors suggest Butina's efforts were clearly aimed at Republican leaders, especially those with White House aspirations in 2016, including Donald Trump...

 2018-07-19 12:13 

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Russians protest retirement age rise, in challenge for Putin...

MOSCOW — Russians are protesting government plans to hike the retirement age, in a rare challenge to President Vladimir Putin's leadership. The State Duma on Thursday approved a bill that would raise the age at which retirees can receive state p...

 2018-07-19 12:01 

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Spanish judge drops extradition requests for 6 Catalans...

MADRID — A Spanish Supreme Court judge on Thursday dropped his extradition requests for six Catalan separatist politicians wanted on rebellion charges, including ex-regional president Carles Puigdemont. Puigdemont fled to Belgium after an Oct. 1 ref...

 2018-07-19 11:54 

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High-pressure steam leak in Manhattan; no injuries reported...

NEW YORK — The Fire Department of New York says a high-pressure steam leak has caused street closings in Manhattan's Flatiron District. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Buildings along several blocks of Fifth Avenue have been evacuat...

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