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 2018-01-23 00:16 

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Democrats hold early advantage ahead of midterm elections...

Female voters and independents have driven support for the Democrats as the U.S. heads toward this year's midterms....

 2018-01-22 23:56 

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Body of snowmobiler recovered near Kawartha Lakes identified as Toronto firefighter...

It was initially believed that the two snowmobilers fell through the ice, but police say they accidentally entered open water....

 2018-01-22 23:49 

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Gardiner rises to the occasion as Rielly stays on sidelines...

Injury to Leafs' No. defenceman gives veteran blueliner a spot on top pairing....

 2018-01-22 23:47 

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Guilt in gas plants boondoggle disguises original sin...

But will the gas plants scandal influence the coming June vote, three elections later? Martin Regg Cohn writes....

 2018-01-22 23:37 

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Three more women accuse Brampton's Dr. Brian Thicke of groping...

Critics are questioning how the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario has dealt with the case involving Dr. Brian Thicke, who was once dubbed Brampton's "most valuable physician."...

 2018-01-22 23:34 

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Bringing World Cup matches to Toronto could be the catalyst for something bigger...

Hosting smaller events may be a valuable exercise in taking stock, looking at projects that could be done, planning and funding and moving towards them, Edward Keenan writes....

 2018-01-22 23:33 

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Alex Harvey headed to Pyeongchang in winning form...

Cross-country skier is coming off a spectacular 2016-17 season...

 2018-01-22 23:29 

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Reds are anxious to pick up where they left off...

MLS champions have been working out together, unofficially, for the past few weeks....

 2018-01-22 23:17 

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Canada's freestyle ski team ready to soar at Games...

Mikael Kingsbury heavy favourite to win gold in Pyeongchang after dominating World Cup circuit....

 2018-01-22 23:16 

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Burlington mom delivers own baby along highway in Oakville...

Heidi Rand's water broke while she and her husband were bombing along the highway....

 2018-01-22 23:15 

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Teens who spend less time in front of screens are happier — up to a point...

A new study shows that adolescent self-esteem, life satisfaction and happiness plunged after 2012, the year smartphone ownership reached the 50 per cent mark in the U.S....

 2018-01-22 23:00 

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The Trudeau government is over-reaching on abortion and summer jobs...

The Trudeau government has over-reached on the issue of abortion and summer jobs. Instead of focusing on what summer-jobs money would pay young people to do, it has made an issue of what the organizations that apply for the funds believe....

 2018-01-22 22:49 

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Toronto urged to 'step up' for child care in 2018 budget...

Toronto's 2018 child-care budget ignores council promise to match senior government funding by 20 per cent, advocates say....

 2018-01-22 22:43 

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Matthews, van Riemsdyk mourn longtime USA Hockey executive Jim Johannson...

'It's very sad,' said van Riemsdyk of sudden death of American Olympic team's 53-year-old GM....

 2018-01-22 22:25 

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South Korea went gaga over a singer from the North...

A frenzied media posse has been chasing Hyon Song Wol, a singer in North Korea's all-female Moranbong Band and a rising political star in Kim Jong Un's regime....

 2018-01-22 22:25 

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Kendrick Lamar, Hall and Oates and more announce Toronto concert dates...

Spring and summer just got busier in Toronto with five new gigs....

 2018-01-22 22:13 

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Defensive strength can't mask shooting woes for Raptors' Ibaka, Anunoby...

'We need production, too,' says Casey of Toronto's struggling forwards....

 2018-01-22 22:11 

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Investigation into accused killer's use of dating apps stokes tension in Toronto's Gay Village...

Warnings from police about dating apps throughout the investigation into the disappearances of two men have been a point of tension within the Gay Village....

 2018-01-22 22:09 

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Stouffville's ethics czar steps down...

Suzanne Craig, who is still ethics watchdog for the City of Vaughan and the TDSB, did not give reasons for her decision, but her exit follows tumultuous period in the town....

 2018-01-22 21:51 

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Friend remembers Selim Esen as a kind, loving man...

Police charged Bruce McArthur last week with first-degree murder in disappearance of Esen and Andrew Kinsman in 2017....

 2018-01-22 21:40 

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Fewer than half of Canadians hold an open view of the world, poll on populism finds...

The poll by EKOS Research and The Canadian Press was used to gauge populist sentiment here, similar to the forces behind Trump's election and Brexit....

 2018-01-22 21:36 

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Extreme inequality is bad for us all, but women are hurting most...

It takes a CEO from the top five fashion retailers just over 11 days to earn what a Vietnamese garment worker makes in her lifetime. The superrich are building massive wealth on the backs of the poorest workers — the majority of whom are women....

 2018-01-22 21:30 

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What is really behind the outrage over the summer job program rules...

The federal Liberals are taking heat for not funding groups that oppose abortion but let's not forget the funding cuts the Harper government made to women's groups and organizations that hired people in same-sex relationships....

 2018-01-22 21:29 

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Imagining an alternative to growing global inequality...

A new report from Oxfam International warns of a growing populist and nationalist tide if the growth in income inequality continues unabated....

 2018-01-22 21:14 

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Former train engineer publicly apologizes for role in Lac-Megantic disaster...

Along with two railway colleagues, Tom Harding was acquitted last week on charges of criminal negligence causing death....

 2018-01-22 21:10 

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Canadians back shift to renewable energy: poll...

More Canadians think combating climate change, not job creation, should lead the country's decisions on energy development....

 2018-01-22 21:08 

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Toronto police, Ryerson partner for diversity, 'bias avoidance' training program...

The program is part of a broader initiative to modernize policing in Toronto that the service began implementing last year....

 2018-01-22 21:06 

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Insolvency fees alarm Sears pensioners and employees...

Nearly $52.9 million paid out by retailer as it wound down its operations....

 2018-01-22 21:04 

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News Corrections for Jan. 23...
 2018-01-22 21:01 

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Boeing skips information session on Canada's fighter-jet purchase...

Jet makers were not required to attend today's session, but Boeing's absence was noted by many of those in attendance....

 2018-01-22 21:00 

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Mikhail Baryshnikov finds the motion in the poetry of Joseph Brodsky...

Ballet superstar says he won't be dancing so much as evoking the spirit of the words in Brodsky/Baryshnikov....

 2018-01-22 20:58 

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Corporate Canada urged to do more to drum up U.S. support for NAFTA...

Too many corporate leaders have "kept their powder dry" out of fear of highlighting their status as non-American entities, the Business Council of Canada said....

 2018-01-22 20:52 

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Quebec judge refuses to stay insider trading charges against ex-Amaya CEO, others...

David Baazov, 37, has pleaded not guilty to securities-related charges following an investigation into the allegations of insider trading after the company purchased PokerStars....

 2018-01-22 20:44 

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Ontario landlords want right to ban pot in rentals immediately after legalization...

While landlords will be able to ban pot smoking in new leases, they are not legally allowed to change existing leases before they end....

 2018-01-22 20:37 

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Sons of Get Out score at Sundance...

Sorry to Bother You and Tyrel are both this at the Sundance Festival, and owe a debt to Get Out but head in different directions....

 2018-01-22 20:29 

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Toronto scholarship winner hopes to help other low-income youth...

Shahan Mahmood is one of 80 recipients of the $5,000 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship....

 2018-01-22 20:24 

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Chicago West might be where stars' dumb-name habit dies...

Come back, Pilot Inspektor: Right now not even global megastars feel the impunity to give children truly preposterous names, writes Vinay Menon....

 2018-01-22 20:15 

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Trump's self-induced government shutdown...

President Trump's unexpected changes-of-mind and continuous emotional outbursts are the root causes of today's government shutdown as the negotiating parties ended up losing trust in the president's word....

 2018-01-22 20:11 

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5 missing after explosion at Oklahoma drilling rig...

More than 20 employees were at the site when the explosion occurred Monday morning, and several of them were rescued....

 2018-01-22 19:54 

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YouTube's new rules for money-making video channels leave creators feeling sting...

YouTube's monetization program requires creators to reach 4,000 hours of watch time in a year and attract over 1,000 subscribers....

 2018-01-22 19:50 

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96 victim impact statements entered in sentencing of Winnipeg man convicted of killing teen...

Nicholas Bell-Wright, who was 22 when he was charged, was to face a sentencing hearing last week after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting of Cooper Nemeth in February 2016....

 2018-01-22 19:49 

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Razzie Awards nominations, snubs and surprises...

A double nod for Mark Wahlberg, sure — but Jennifer Lawrence, really?...

 2018-01-22 19:45 

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Two men who murdered Alberta family should get consecutive sentences, Crown argues...

A consecutive sentence would mean 75 years before parole, as Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank have been convicted on three counts of first-degree murder....

 2018-01-22 19:22 

Toronto Star

Jordan Peterson on embracing your inner lobster in 12 Rules for Life...

In 'highbrow self-help book' 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, controversial Toronto prof explores the ways humans give life meaning....

 2018-01-22 19:18 

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Charles Sousa suggests Ontario budget could come early because of upcoming election...

Ontario's finance minister Charles Sousa says the provincial election creates a condensed timeline for the government to deliver the spending plan and ensure legislative watchdogs and residents can properly examine it....

 2018-01-22 19:16 

Toronto Star

Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United in rare swap deal...

The transfers were announced by the clubs on Monday....

 2018-01-22 19:09 

Toronto Star

Trudeau in Switzerland this week to pitch Canadian investments to corporate leaders...

Also on the PM's agenda at the World Economic Forum in Davos is a Tuesday speech he will deliver to preview the upcoming G7 Summit....

 2018-01-22 18:56 

Toronto Star

Last winter had most snowmobile-related deaths in Ontario in almost 15 years, OPP say...

Deputy Commissioner Brad Blair says the vast majority of the 27 people who died last winter took "unnecessary risks."...

 2018-01-22 18:48 

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King St. business owner appeals to public to shut down streetcar pilot project...

Local restaurant owner and transit user clash at news conference over project that has improved streetcar travel times...

 2018-01-22 18:46 

Toronto Star

Tim Cook surprises kids taking coding lessons at Apple store in Eaton Centre...

Apple chief executive Tim Cook says he could feel the creativity and diversity Canada has to offer as soon as he stepped off the plane....

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