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 2020-09-24 20:37 

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Evel Knievel's son suing Disney over 'Toy Story 4' character...

Evel Knievel's son is on a collision course with the Walt Disney Co. and Pixar over a movie daredevil character named Duke Caboom....

 2020-09-24 19:57 

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Minnesota governor activates National Guard for Pence visit...

Minnesota's governor called in the National Guard on Thursday to help provide security and keep the peace during a visit by Vice-President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump to the city where George Floyd's death sparked angry protests that spread around...

 2020-09-24 19:25 

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First the 'she-cession', now this: StatCan says workplace automation may disproportionately harm women...

Women are more likely than men to face a risk of their jobs being affected by automation, a Statistics Canada study says....

 2020-09-24 19:25 

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Politicians must not pressure Health Canada to approve rapid COVID-19 tests: Freeland...

Health Canada says it can't provide any information about the status of any of the rapid-testing devices for COVID-19 it is reviewing....

 2020-09-24 19:14 

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Throne speech promises on tackling systemic racism earn mixed reactions...

Direct talk in the Liberal government's throne speech about the problem of systemic racism is a welcome break with the past but needs to be followed by rapid action, advocates on the issue say....

 2020-09-24 18:56 

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Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic tests positive for COVID-19...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, and he reacted to the news as only he can....

 2020-09-24 18:42 

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Avocado apocalypse averted thanks to deep-freeze breakthrough...

The possibility of a world without avocados has been averted thanks to an Australian scientist who found a way to indefinitely preserve the pitted fruit....

 2020-09-24 18:27 

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A Canadian researcher won an Ig Nobel Prize for her eyebrow-raising study...

A Canadian researcher and her American colleague have been awarded the Ig Nobel Prize in psychology for devising a method to identify narcissists by their eyebrows....

 2020-09-24 18:20 

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Ulta Beauty halts expansion into Canada to focus on U.S. operations, online shopping...

A leading U.S. cosmetics chain has halted expansion plans into Canada, saying it will instead focus on its U.S. operations and 'omnichannel capabilities' including online shopping....

 2020-09-24 17:54 

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A wild bear broke into an Alaska zoo and killed a beloved alpaca named Caesar...

An alpaca was killed by a wild brown bear that had broken into a zoo in Anchorage, Alaska....

 2020-09-24 17:39 

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Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlour sex charge...

Florida prosecutors dropped a misdemeanour charge against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Thursday after courts blocked their use of video that allegedly shows him paying for massage parlour sex....

 2020-09-24 17:32 

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Mary Trump sues U.S. president and his siblings for fraud, calling it the family 'way of life'...

Mary Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump's niece, filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing the President and his siblings of committing fraud in order to deprive her of her interests in the family real-estate empire built by Fred Trump Sr....

 2020-09-24 17:20 

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'Enough is enough': China attacks U.S. at Security Council...

China on Thursday lashed out at the United States at a high-level UN meeting over its criticism on the coronavirus, with its envoy declaring, 'Enough is enough!'...

 2020-09-24 17:16 

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At UN, Africa urges fiscal help against virus 'apocalypse'...

African nations came out swinging on the third day of the United Nations annual gathering of world leaders Thursday, calling for dramatic fiscal measures to help economies survive the coronavirus pandemic -- which one leader called the 'fifth horseman...

 2020-09-24 17:14 

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Financially hurting Hawaii candy maker offers vendors a deal...

A financially hurting Hawaii candy maker known for a memorable slogan is trying to shore up its business by offering a deal to vendors as the company faces difficulties because of the coronavirus pandemic's economic fallout....

 2020-09-24 17:07 

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Toronto's Diez clinches French Open berth with qualifying win over Couacaud...

Toronto's Steven Diez advanced to the men's main draw at the French Open with a 6-3, 6-4 win over France's Enzo Couacaud on Thursday....

 2020-09-24 17:02 

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Van der Breggen wins time trial at worlds after Dygert crash...

Anna van der Breggen won the women's time trial at the road cycling world championships on Thursday after defending champion Chloe Dygert crashed....

 2020-09-24 17:01 

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Pop duo Neon Dreams to embark on Atlantic bubble tour as more performers look indoors...

Neon Dreams is getting back into the touring spirit with a multi-province run of indoor shows during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-09-24 17:01 

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Neon Dreams and Chantal Kreviazuk test waters of multi-province concert tours...

Pop duo Neon Dreams and singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk are among the Canadian musicians who will take a swing at returning some semblance of normalcy to the country's touring industry this fall....

 2020-09-24 16:58 

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Milwaukee man arrested after 2-year-old son shoots self in head with stolen gun...

A 29-year-old Milwaukee man is facing charges after investigators say his two-year-old child found a gun and shot himself in the head....

 2020-09-24 16:56 

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Railroad workers accused of creating 'man cave' under Grand Central station...

Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York's Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized 'man cave' with a television, a refrigerator, a microwave and a futon couch, officials said Thursday....

 2020-09-24 16:56 

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Railroad workers accused of creating man cave under Grand Central Terminal...

Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York's Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized 'man cave' with a television, a refrigerator, a microwave and a futon couch, officials said Thursday....

 2020-09-24 16:47 

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Annual John Lennon tribute, in 40th year, goes online...

Like many other events, an annual John Lennon tribute concert that takes place in his adopted city of New York on his Oct. 9 birthday has been forced online because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-09-24 16:44 

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Google Maps is adding information about COVID-19 spread...

Google Maps will soon show how prevalent coronavirus is in geographic areas with a new colour-coded update....

 2020-09-24 16:38 

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Choir practice in Spain infects 30 of 41 members with virus...

At least 30 of 41 members of a gospel choir in northeastern Spain have contracted coronavirus following a rehearsal indoors with little air circulation, local authorities and the chorus say....

 2020-09-24 16:35 

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Meryam Haddad back on the ballot after Greens rethink expulsion from leadership race...

Montreal immigration lawyer Meryam Haddad will be on the ballot for the Green party's leadership after all....

 2020-09-24 16:28 

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Online tool calculates your 'COVID age'...

It's impossible to guarantee how an individual person may react after contracting COVID-19, but a popular online tool is offering a better idea of the risk of complications....

 2020-09-24 16:22 

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Some CRA online services remain unavailable a month after cyberattacks...

More than a month after the Canada Revenue Agency took its website offline in the wake of a major cyberattack, the federal tax collection agency won't say when it expects its online services to fully return to normal....

 2020-09-24 16:16 

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Legislation to set five-year climate targets highest priority this fall: Wilkinson...

Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says he plans to move quickly this fall to set legislated targets to cut Canada's greenhouse gas emissions....

 2020-09-24 16:12 

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In Siberia forests, climate change stokes 'zombie fires'...

Siberia and the Arctic are especially vulnerable to climate change and have recorded startlingly high temperatures and worsening forest blazes....

 2020-09-24 15:58 

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Democrats in Pennsylvania scramble to limit number of 'naked ballots'...

Democrats are launching a digital ad targeting Pennsylvanians voting by mail to explain how to correctly fill out and return the ballots, hoping to avert worried predictions that 100,000 votes or more could be invalidated because the ballots aren't pu...

 2020-09-24 15:55 

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Liberals to 'accelerate' spending of $1-billion fund for rural internet backbone...

The Trudeau government's plan to shepherd the economy safely past the COVID crisis includes its long-standing promise to make sure all parts of Canada have access to high-speed internet....

 2020-09-24 15:36 

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Trump pays respects to late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg...

U.S. President Donald Trump paid respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Thursday morning, just two days before he announces his nominee to replace her on the high court....

 2020-09-24 15:36 

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Crowd jeers as Trump pays respects at court to Ginsburg...

U.S. President Donald Trump was booed Thursday as he paid respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He plans to nominate a replacement this weekend for the liberal justice, best known for her advancement of women's rights....

 2020-09-24 15:26 

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EU warns coronavirus epidemic worsening...

The EU raised the alarm Thursday on coronavirus. saying the epidemic is worse now than at the March peak in several member countries, as governments in Europe and beyond reimpose drastic restrictions....

 2020-09-24 15:23 

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Lufthansa to try out pre-flight corona tests on routes to U.S....

German airline Lufthansa says it will test the practice of offering on-the-spot coronavirus tests before boarding intercontinental flights in an attempt to find a way to get long-haul passengers flying again....

 2020-09-24 15:19 

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Apple's smaller rivals unite to fight iPhone app store rules...

Spotify and the makers of Fortnite and Tinder are taking on Apple and Google as part of a newly formed coalition calling for 'fair treatment' in the way the tech giant runs its app store....

 2020-09-24 15:10 

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Airlines demand 'concrete plan' for financial aid following throne speech...

Canada's flight industry is taking some heart in signals from the throne speech that federal financial help is on the way but wants to see quick, clear action to support the sector, which has been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-09-24 14:53 

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House of Commons pays tribute to former Liberal prime minister John Turner...

Justin Trudeau says former Liberal prime minister John Turner was someone who knew that Canadians had to work hard for democracy and that it should never be taken for granted....

 2020-09-24 14:49 

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Some in GOP dispute Trump, say they'd accept if he loses...

Congressional Republicans pushed back Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election....

 2020-09-24 14:49 

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McConnell and Pelosi dispute Trump, vow peaceful power transfer...

Congressional leaders from both parties, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, swiftly pushed back Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov...

 2020-09-24 14:40 

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Feds advancing new COVID-19 benefits as Parliament resumes...

The federal government is advancing a series of new COVID-19 benefits on Thursday, as Parliament resumes and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal minority seeks opposition support in order to avoid a snap election during a second wave of the corona...

 2020-09-24 14:40 

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In bid for opposition support, Feds boost COVID-19 recovery benefit replacing CERB...

The federal government has announced it is increasing one of a trio of promised new COVID-19 aid benefits, to be equivalent to the amount received through the Canada Emergency Response Benefit that will expire at the end of the month....

 2020-09-24 14:39 

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40 days until the U.S. election: A look at where things stand in Trump vs. Biden...

Joe Biden leads Donald Trump in national polls, but with 40 days to go before the election, there's still plenty of time left for the unexpected in the race for the White House....

 2020-09-24 14:35 

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Using weed during pregnancy linked to psychotic-like behaviours in children, study finds...

If you're one of the growing numbers of women who use weed while pregnant, think twice: A new study found it may increase psychotic-like behaviours in children....

 2020-09-24 14:23 

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Kenosha murder suspect's defence portrays teen as 'brave' patriot...

The way lawyers for Kyle Rittenhouse tell it, he wasn't just a scared teenager acting in self-defence when he shot to death two Kenosha, Wisconsin, protesters. He was a courageous defender of liberty, a patriot exercising his right to bear arms amid r...

 2020-09-24 14:23 

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Kenosha shooter's defence portrays him as 'American patriot'...

The way lawyers for Kyle Rittenhouse tell it, he wasn't just a scared teenager acting in self-defence when he shot to death two Kenosha, Wisconsin, protesters. He was a courageous defender of liberty, a patriot exercising his right to bear arms amid r...

 2020-09-24 14:16 

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Facebook oversight board to start operating in October...

Facebook's long-awaited oversight board that will act as a referee on whether specific content is allowed on the tech giant's platforms is set to launch in October....

 2020-09-24 14:08 

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Over 360 more detained in Belarus in protests against leader...

Over 360 more people have been detained in Belarus during protests against the country's authoritarian president, who was unexpectedly sworn in to his sixth term in office after an election the opposition says was rigged....

 2020-09-24 14:02 

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'Cake Boss' star Buddy Valastro impales hand in 'terrible' bowling accident...

A 'terrible accident' has landed 'Cake Boss' star Buddy Valastro in the hospital and with one hand in rough shape, according to a photo he shared on Instagram on Wednesday....

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