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 2018-07-17 13:37 

CBC

Pussy Riot subjected to 'humiliation' by Russia, European human rights court rules...

The European Court of Human Rights condemned Russia on Tuesday for its treatment of 2012 protests by the Pussy Riot punk band in a Moscow cathedral and ordered the country to pay about $75,000 Cdn in damages and expenses....

 2018-07-17 13:36 

Toronto Star

Showtime says Sacha Baron Cohen didn't 'present himself as a disabled veteran' on Who Is America?...

The network defended the show's star after a number of complaints from politicians who say they were duped by the comedian to participate in an interview....

 2018-07-17 13:35 

The Globe and Mail

Global investors 'doing no favours' for the loonie...

A roundup of what The Globe and Mail's market strategist Scott Barlow is reading today on the Web....

 2018-07-17 13:34 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Ottawa chips in for Highway 104 twinning along deadly stretch of road...

Standing at a photo op off the side of Highway 104, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau personally announced a $90-million contribution for twinning a deadly 38-kilometre stretch of road between Sutherlands River and Antigonish, N.S....

 2018-07-17 13:31 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

Hot summer temperatures stunt hay growth in parts of Alberta...

The dry, hot weather so far this summer is stirring up concerns about a possible hay shortage in Alberta....

 2018-07-17 13:30 

National Post

Bullying, harassment, gender bias tolerated at MUN medical school: report...

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A new report says a culture of bullying and harassment has been tolerated at Memorial University's faculty of medicine in St. John's, N.L. Investigator Sandra LeFort, a professor emerita of the university's school ...

 2018-07-17 13:24 

CTV News

Reality TV star charged over scuffle with hotel security...

Los Angeles prosecutors have charged reality TV star Farrah Abraham with two misdemeanour charges over a scuffle with a Beverly Hills hotel security guard last month....

 2018-07-17 13:22 

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver weather: Heat wave continues but relief is in sight...

VANCOUVER, B.C.: July 17, 2018 Tuesday's weather continues the heat wave across Metro Vancouver.Temperatures continue to hover in the mid-20s or nearly 30 if you're inla......

 2018-07-17 13:20 

Global News

Deadline looms to run in Ontario municipal election...

Here is what you need to know if you are hoping to run in this fall's municipal elections in Ontario....

 2018-07-17 13:20 

Global News

Kingston-area health officials support drug decriminalization for personal use...

Local health officials are looking at some bold recommendations from the Canadian Public Health Association to fight the growing opioid crisis....

 2018-07-17 13:17 

CBC

[ Thunder Bay ]

Forest fire situation heats up in northwestern Ontario...

Firefighters from across Canada, and abroad are arriving to help battle blazes in northwestern Ontario, while 30 crews from that region remain in the province's northeast working on fires there....

 2018-07-17 13:16 

National Post

Prince Harry, Meghan visit Nelson Mandela exhibition...

LONDON — Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have visited an exhibition in London charting the life of Nelson Mandela. Peter Hain, a former anti-apartheid campaigner and chair of the Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition, said it was "very fitting...

 2018-07-17 13:13 

Montreal Gazette

Cline Dion makes Forbes list of wealthiest American women...

Dion's fortune is estimated at $430 million U.S., placing her at the same level of the Forbes standings as interior designer Adi Tatarko....

 2018-07-17 13:11 

Toronto Star

Man charged with second-degree murder in death of Toronto woman...

Carolyn Campbell, 52, was found without vital signs and rushed to hospital, where she was pronounced dead....

 2018-07-17 13:11 

Global News

Ottawa police seek public's help to identify man found dead in Rideau River...

Investigators suspect no foul play. A passer-by noticed the body in the water close to Bordeleau Park in Lowertown on July 6 and called police....

 2018-07-17 13:08 

CBC

Thai soccer team in cave ordeal to be released from hospital Wednesday...

The 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital and hold a news conference Wednesday to satisfy huge media interest in their story, a government official said....

 2018-07-17 13:07 

The Globe and Mail

Fear and loathing in Europe after Trump-Putin summit...

The Helsinki press conference crystallized a fear that was building in Europe: Does the EU need an army if Trump actually withdraws the U.S. from NATO?...

 2018-07-17 13:03 

Toronto Star

Anthony Bourdain unloaded on Bill Clinton in one of his final interviews, accusing him of 'gropey' behaviour...

The renowned television star also discussed Trump and Obama in an interview from February that just released....

 2018-07-17 13:03 

National Post

'A dangerous new era': Britain unveils 'The Tempest' fighter jet in lieu of post-Brexit world...

Britain is in discussions with other countries about partnering on the project that would also maintain some 18,000 jobs at home. Suggestions include a pact with Sweden or possibly Japan...

 2018-07-17 13:02 

National Post

Michael Lewis releasing audio book on weather forecasting...

NEW YORK — Michael Lewis' next work of reporting focuses on one of the lesser known parts of the federal government: the Department of Commerce. And it will be available only on audio. Lewis' "The Coming Storm" is being released thro...

 2018-07-17 13:01 

CTV News

Aeroplan members targeted in phishing scam...

Websites that appear identical to the one used for the Aeroplan rewards program are swindling some Canadians out of their hard-earned points, experts say....

 2018-07-17 13:01 

CBC

Changes needed to death tracking in Ontario, chief coroner says at Wettlaufer inquiry...

Budget cuts at the Ontario coroner's office mean fewer deaths in nursing homes are investigated, the chief coroner testified Monday at the Wettlaufer inquiry. In 2007, more than 3,300 deaths in long-term care were investigated by one of 350 local coro...

 2018-07-17 13:00 

National Post

Cook this: Roast tomatoes, fennel and chickpeas with preserved lemons and honey...

Diana Henry recommends serving this effortless main course with saffron couscous for 'a great contrast in both colour and texture'...

 2018-07-17 13:00 

CBC

[ North News ]

1 wild boar killed, 6 still at large in Yukon...

'Approaching these animals — I wouldn't recommend it,' says one wild boar researcher in Saskatchewan. 'If you see them out on the ground, I would definitely get back in the house and close the door, if it was me.'...

 2018-07-17 13:00 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Chemical company's Edmonton sites the scene of multiple fires since December...

Edmonton firefighters have responded to a rash of fires — the most recent of which was last week — at locations used by American chemical company Hexion Inc....

 2018-07-17 12:59 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Get your mowers ready or face fines: Moncton passes bylaw requiring short lawns...

Moncton city council unanimously approved a bylaw Monday limiting grass and weeds to 20 centimetres in length. Violations can result in a fine between $140 and $2,100....

 2018-07-17 12:59 

CBC

Johnny Depp settles lawsuits involving former managers...

Representatives said Monday the Pirates of the Caribbean star has settled lawsuits with his former business managers that put a spotlight on the actor's lavish lifestyle. Depp accused The Management Group of financial abuse and negligence....

 2018-07-17 12:59 

CBC

Proposed glass plant blocked by Guelph Eramosa Township council...

Township council voted in favour of upholding a bylaw that would keep the land at Highway 124 and Wellington Road 32 for dry use only....

 2018-07-17 12:58 

Global News

Council candidate raises concerns over street racing on Jalna Boulevard...

The city has put islands along Jalna Boulevard in an effort to slow things down, but it seems that's only made the road more attractive for street racers....

 2018-07-17 12:58 

National Post

One of China's biggest budgeted movies was pulled from cinemas after its box office meltdown...

The move highlights the challenges being faced by China as it looks to promote home-grown productions to rival imported blockbusters from Hollywood...

 2018-07-17 12:56 

CP24

Old City Hall fire was deliberately set...

Police have taken over the investigation into a fire at Old City Hall on Monday night after investigators determined that it was deliberately set....

 2018-07-17 12:55 

CTV News

Manufacturing sales up 1.4 per cent in May: StatsCan...

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales increased 1.4 per cent to $57.1 billion in May....

 2018-07-17 12:54 

National Post

These crumbs come from the oldest bread in the world. It might have been pita...

Bread has become a carbohydrate villain in modern times like in "paleo" diets that claim to mimic what our ancestors ate. But hunter-gatherers would have welcomed bread's ability to boost blood sugar...

 2018-07-17 12:54 

CTV News

Florida woman left out of will is accused of killing mom...

Authorities say a Florida woman beat her 85-year-old mother to death after learning she wouldn't be receiving an inheritance from her....

 2018-07-17 12:52 

The Globe and Mail

Nevsun says Lundin's $1.4-billion offer undervalues the company...

Nevsun argues company has risen in value in recent months...

 2018-07-17 12:51 

Toronto Sun

Old City Hall fire may have been deliberately set: fire chief...

TORONTO — A fire in one of Toronto's historic buildings on Monday evening may have been deliberately set.Toronto Fire Chief Matthew Pegg says a fire alarm went off at Old City Hall just......

 2018-07-17 12:50 

Toronto Sun

GUEST COLUMN: Toronto's Medical Officer doctors up support for legal drugs...

Toronto's Board of Health voted Monday to ask the federal government to decriminalize possession of all drugs for personal use, and to convene a task force to explore options to fully legaliz......

 2018-07-17 12:48 

National Post

The Latest: Lawmakers weigh vote to support intel community...

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Some lawmakers are talking about passing a resolution in support of U.S. intelligence agencies after President Donald Trump appeared ...

 2018-07-17 12:47 

CBC

[ Saskatoon ]

'Very frustrated': Saskatoon mom can't believe wheelchair ramp stolen from backyard...

Lexie Craig says she has no idea why anyone would steal her 10-year-old son's wheelchair ramp....

 2018-07-17 12:47 

CBC

Hong Kong party critical of Beijing receives ban threat from Communist Party...

Hong Kong on Tuesday kickstarted a process that could lead to a ban on a group that promotes secession from China, the first time since the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in 1997 that it has sought to outlaw a political organization....

 2018-07-17 12:45 

Toronto Star

Two suspects surrender in Brampton fatal shooting...

Two more male suspects remain at large....

 2018-07-17 12:42 

Toronto Star

Algonquin College warns students, alumni after hackers infiltrate databases...

The Ottawa-based college says the "unauthorized and illegal access" was discovered on May 16....

 2018-07-17 12:42 

The Globe and Mail

Canada's only actively managed cryptocurrency fund is 90 per cent in cash...

The Rivemont Crypto Fund has only 9 per cent of its $3-million of assets in Bitcoin, and the rest in cash...

 2018-07-17 12:41 

The Globe and Mail

Pro-independence Hong Kong party faces possible ban...

Authorities cited a natural security law that has not been invoked since 1997...

 2018-07-17 12:41 

CTV News

Alabama man's 32-kilometre walk to work attracts praise, new car...

An Alabama college student whose car broke down just before his first day of work made the 20-mile (32-kilometre) journey on foot, a feat that earned him fame -- and a new car....

 2018-07-17 12:34 

CBC

Sacha Baron Cohen, Showtime push back against Sarah Palin...

Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show, Who is America, by posing as a disabled veteran....

 2018-07-17 12:33 

Global News

Calgary family 'shocked' after Texas collision kills three...

A minivan carrying Upinderjit Minhas, his wife Jasleen, their three young children and Minhas' mother Nirmal Kaur Minhas, collided with a semi-truck northwest of Amarillo, the Texas Department of Public Safety said....

 2018-07-17 12:33 

The Globe and Mail

Israel places new limitations on cargo crossing into Gaza...

Israel will cease transferring gas and fuel through the Kerem Shalom crossing until Sunday but will allow food and essential medication to cross...

 2018-07-17 12:32 

The Globe and Mail

Politics Briefing: Trump refuses to take U.S. intelligence agencies' word over Putin's on election meddling...

Also: U.S. suing Canada, EU and others at WTO for retaliating against its tariffs...

 2018-07-17 12:30 

Global News

Cleanup of 'Whalley Strip' not necessarily a quick fix for Surrey business owners...

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