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 2018-05-26 19:13 

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Police search for man accused of sexually assaulting woman in beauty salon...

The man goes by the name "Oz" and reportedly works at the salon on a casual basis....

 2018-05-26 19:09 

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Ontario Liberals promise all surpluses go to debt...

The provincial debt has doubled in the last decade under the Liberals, and now sits at about $325 billion....

 2018-05-26 19:00 

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Romania's beautiful forests and architecture make vampires an afterthought...

Two travel writers explore an unsung destination in Eastern Europe, which includes Cetatea Poenari, a castle built by Vlad "the Impaler" Tepes, the historical model for Dracula....

 2018-05-26 18:51 

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Official tally shows big win for abortion rights in Ireland...

The referendum on repealing a constitutional amendment banning abortions passed with 66 per cent of the vote, exceeding expectations....

 2018-05-26 18:39 

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Ontario company developing a beer that gets you high instead of drunk...

Province Brands of Canada hopes to start selling the beer in 2019 when cannabis consumables are set to be legalized in Canada....

 2018-05-26 18:04 

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WestJet flight attendants see strike saga as opportunity to unionize...

The WestJet-CUPE Organizing Committee said they are very close to forming a union for flight attendants....

 2018-05-26 17:52 

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Royal Bank joins Air Canada in labeling Taiwan as part of China...

The airline faced a backlash for their move, which came at the behest of China and which members of the Taiwanese-Canadian community have called an "outrage."...

 2018-05-26 17:45 

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Hamilton Bulldogs eliminated in Memorial Cup semifinal...

Host Regina Pats advance to face Acadie-Bathurst Titan in Sunday's CHL championship game....

 2018-05-26 17:43 

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Horwath says political attacks she is facing make people cynical about politics...

The NDP Leader called attacks on her party 'disappointing' on Saturday, accusing both Kathleen Wynne and Doug Ford of slinging mud in the leadup to the June 7 election....

 2018-05-26 17:13 

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U of A researchers find a way to build smaller, faster, cooler computers...

Computers built at the atomic level can worker a thousand times faster and use less energy — and now researchers found a way to make them quicker....

 2018-05-26 16:52 

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Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations in rural areas Monday as outbreak's death toll hits 10...

Complicating factors as health officials seek to halt the spread of the latest outberak include its spread to a major city, the fact that health workers have been infected and the existence of three or four "separate epicentres."...

 2018-05-26 16:13 

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Two men charged with first degree murder in stabbing of 21-year-old woman...

Abbegail Elliott was found with life-threatening stab wounds at 70 Spadina Rd. on Wednesday and passed away in hospital....

 2018-05-26 16:00 

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Oakville townhome proves real estate adage should be design, design, design...

Modern Cape Cod architecture planned for waterfront neighbourhood homes....

 2018-05-26 15:53 

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Police watchdog investigating fatal incident in Dartmouth...

Few details are available, but Serious Incident Response Team director Felix Cacchione says a person is dead and there is a heavy police presence on scene....

 2018-05-26 15:39 

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German far right party plans to drum up support by taking to Berlin's streets Sunday...

Alternative for Germany, which became the official opposition after last September's election, has struggled in parliament and has had numerous links to neo-Nazi parties revealed....

 2018-05-26 15:31 

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New provincial funding for women fleeing violence won't effect any long-term change, says advocate...

Without controls for skyrocketing rental prices, no amount of funding will be enough to guarantee security for survivors of domestic violence, says Vancouver transition-house worker....

 2018-05-26 14:57 

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Amazon makes it official: The Expanse will get at least a fourth season...

Alcon Entertainment co-founders thank the 'most creative, hardest working sci-fi fans' in the world for helping to save the show....

 2018-05-26 14:50 

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Oshawa woman dies in kayaking incident near Orillia...

Police say a 59-year-old woman was attempting to set out in a kayak when it flipped over, trapping her under water for a period of time....

 2018-05-26 14:30 

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Moon, Kim hold surprise second summit over North Korea's possible meeting with Trump...

Moon's office said that during their two-hour meeting, the two leaders also discussed carrying out the peace commitments they agreed to at their first summit, but didn't elaborate....

 2018-05-26 13:56 

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Two B.C. wildfires burn out of control across the southern Interior...

Evacuation alerts have been issued for dozens of homes as the two wildfires grow....

 2018-05-26 13:00 

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Dating Diaries: Our date was going great — until he threw up...
 2018-05-26 13:00 

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New residential development brings new amenities to GTA communities...

New houses, townhouses and condos help support the development of new businesses and enhanced park spaces in the GTA, writes Dave Wilkes...

 2018-05-26 13:00 

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This Ontario Court of Appeal decision is expected to impact property sales...

An Ontario Court of Appeal decision on when discovery and disclosure of the fact that a home was used to make illegal substances occurred during a sale agreement could impact home sales in the province, writes Bob Aaron....

 2018-05-26 13:00 

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North America's racist ban on Chinese immigration is an urgent history lesson...

Ric Burns' new PBS documentary The Chinese Exclusion Act looks at what could happen when a democracy votes for discrimination....

 2018-05-26 13:00 

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Think twice before you contact a seller's rep if you already have a real estate agent: Ask Joe...

Signing a Buyer Representation Agreement with a real estate agent means agreeing to a legally-binding contract that prevents seller's representatives from communicating with you directly, writes Joe Richer....

 2018-05-26 12:50 

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How the Star is making its political endorsements more transparent...

This election season, the Star is live streaming editorial board meetings with the leaders of the four main political parties on thestar.com....

 2018-05-26 12:35 

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Halifax police looking for masked man who robbed bar at knifepoint...

Halifax Regional Police say they were called to a bar in Dartmouth after someone carrying a weapon demanded money from staff....

 2018-05-26 12:09 

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Police release video as search continues for two suspects in Regent Park shooting incidents...

Footage has been released of two men who were involved in two shooting incidents eight minutes apart on River St., according to police....

 2018-05-26 12:00 

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A historic home with a woodworking studio: Home of the Week...

This house, also containing a blacksmith shop, has family history connected to the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837....

 2018-05-26 12:00 

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Opera Omaha is making a name for itself with festivals, productions...

Opera Omaha is making a name for itself in a city that wouldn't normally be thought of as a home for a noteworthy opera company....

 2018-05-26 12:00 

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A transvestite and a travelling salesman walk into a theatre ... a look at the leads in The Rocky Horror Show and The Music Man...

We compared Frank N. Furter to Harold Hill, the con man stars of the two very different musicals onstage at the Stratford Festival....

 2018-05-26 11:36 

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Man taken to hospital in critical condition after stabbing in Upper Beaches...

Toronto Police say the man was stabbed multiple times and paramedics confirmed his injuries are life-threatening....

 2018-05-26 10:40 

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Man fatally stabbed at house party in Meadowvale West...

An 18-year old was stabbed in Mississauga early Saturday morning. He was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead....

 2018-05-26 10:30 

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Donald J. Trump has found a sympathetic biographer in Conrad Black...

Canadian author and historian Black sees Trump as representing the 'real America,' and leaves us with Trump triumphant, rising above the partisan witch hunt...

 2018-05-26 10:00 

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The most exciting new perennials for this gardening season...

Longer blooms and heightened fragrance are features of this year's plants that have been bred for conditions ranging from full sun to shade, writes Mark Cullen and Ben Cullen....

 2018-05-26 05:00 

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Ontario government would have paid for Scarborough LRT, emails show...

Despite a misleading TTC briefing note and statements from Mayor John Tory in 2016 that the Liberal government might renege on an agreement to build — and fully fund — a light-rail line if council reverted to that plan, emails show provincial ...

 2018-05-26 04:30 

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Fire ban issued for most of northern Alberta as hot, dry conditions persist...

Most of the bans have been issued for northern Alberta, including Jasper National Park. However, areas in southern Alberta are on notice as well, such as Lethbridge's river valley....

 2018-05-26 04:00 

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Your letters: Who is the real bogeyman in Ontario politics?...
 2018-05-26 04:00 

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The quirks, charms in cuisine and culture set border town El Paso apart...

A 140-metre-long illuminated star set in the Franklin Mountains reminds a tourist of the Texas connection...

 2018-05-26 04:00 

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Your letters: More money alone won't cure health care...
 2018-05-26 04:00 

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Your letters: Seatbelts on school buses pose many problems...
 2018-05-26 04:00 

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Your letters: Are politicians serious about ending the carnage on our roads?...
 2018-05-26 03:26 

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LeBron James leads Cavaliers past Celtics to force Game 7...

Eastern Conference final goes the distance after James racks up 46 points in perhaps his last appearance in Cleveland as a Cav. Game 7 Sunday in Boston....

 2018-05-26 02:58 

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Toronto FC shut out at home by FC Dallas...

TFC dominates possession but lacks finish at BMO Field. Seven of next nine games on the road....

 2018-05-26 02:28 

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Jays strike early, then hang on to win Philly series opener...

Surprising Sam Gaviglio delivers on the mound and at the plate against Phillies....

 2018-05-26 01:49 

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Rookie councillor's electronic voting plan could meet opposition...

A notice of motion from Jeromy Farkas to change how attendance is taken and how voting data is recorded at meetings will come up for debate next week....

 2018-05-26 01:49 

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Sarah Palin's son wants media barred from court hearings in assault case...

Track Palin's lawyer said the motion was filed on grounds to ensure the case does not become a distraction to other veterans in the system....

 2018-05-26 01:41 

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B.C. flood recovery efforts begin as evacuation orders lift in Grand Forks...

The director of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary's emergency operations centre says evacuees have returned home with a mix of loss, desolation and relief....

 2018-05-26 01:32 

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Disgruntled former bureaucrat's secret recordings of Yukon government employees ends up in court...

Andrew Shaer says he's a whistleblower on discrimination in the territorial government, but Yukon says he was dismissed due to secretly tape recording his interactions with everyone....

 2018-05-26 01:28 

Toronto Star

Trump lawyer says White House wants briefing on classified FBI probe information...

Rudy Giuliani says the legal team wants to know more about the use of a longtime government informant who approached Trump's campaign in a possible bid for intelligence on Russian efforts to sway the election....

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