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Quebec to reimburse costs of attending trials for families of crime victims

Close friends and relatives of homicide victims can soon be compensated for costs associated with attending the killer's trial, Quebec's justice minister announced Tuesday.
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Quebec to reimburse costs of attending trials for families of crime victims

Close friends and relatives of homicide victims can soon be compensated for costs associated with attending the killer's trial, Quebec's justice minister announced Tuesday.

66 years after her secret adoption, Ontario woman meets sisters

A 66-year-old woman met two sisters she never knew existed Tuesday after the family members reconnected through an online DNA test.
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66 years after her secret adoption, Ontario woman meets sisters

A 66-year-old woman met two sisters she never knew existed Tuesday after the family members reconnected through an online DNA test.

Search underway for missing plane west of Edmonton

Searchers are looking for a light plane that went missing after taking off from a small airport west of Edmonton. The Royal Canadian Air Force says the Cessna 172 took off from Edson, Alta., on Sunday afternoon heading for nearby Westlock but did not arrive.
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Search underway for missing plane west of Edmonton

Searchers are looking for a light plane that went missing after taking off from a small airport west of Edmonton. The Royal Canadian Air Force says the Cessna 172 took off from Edson, Alta., on Sunday afternoon heading for nearby Westlock but did not arrive.

Diesel fuel cleanup underway after tugboat capsizes in Fraser River

The Canadian Coast Guard is working to determine how much diesel fuel has spilled into the Fraser River after a tugboat pulling a barge of gravel capsized overnight.
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Diesel fuel cleanup underway after tugboat capsizes in Fraser River

The Canadian Coast Guard is working to determine how much diesel fuel has spilled into the Fraser River after a tugboat pulling a barge of gravel capsized overnight.

Ontario government passes bill to cut Toronto council size

The Ontario government passed a controversial bill to slash the size of Toronto city council on Tuesday, capping off a rare and tumultuous summer legislative sitting that saw the newly elected Progressive Conservatives forge ahead on several key campaign prom
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Ontario government passes bill to cut Toronto council size

The Ontario government passed a controversial bill to slash the size of Toronto city council on Tuesday, capping off a rare and tumultuous summer legislative sitting that saw the newly elected Progressive Conservatives forge ahead on several key campaign promises.

Afghan City Gauges Toll After Taliban Siege

Residents of a strategic Afghan city began emerging hesitantly from their hiding places on Tuesday to assess the human and physical cost from four days of fierce fighting between Taliban insurgents and government forces.
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Afghan City Gauges Toll After Taliban Siege

Residents of a strategic Afghan city began emerging hesitantly from their hiding places on Tuesday to assess the human and physical cost from four days of fierce fighting between Taliban insurgents and government forces.

Venezuela Says It Has Arrested 14 in Alleged Assassination Plot

Venezuela’s top prosecutor said 14 people, including two senior military officers, have been arrested in connection with an alleged assassination attempt against President Nicolás Maduro.
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Venezuela Says It Has Arrested 14 in Alleged Assassination Plot

Venezuela’s top prosecutor said 14 people, including two senior military officers, have been arrested in connection with an alleged assassination attempt against President Nicolás Maduro.

Turkey Shifts Closer to Russia

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey stepped up his attacks on the U.S. on Tuesday, calling for a boycott of Apple Inc.’s iPhones and other U.S. electronic goods, while his foreign minister joined his Russian counterpart in criticizing Western sanctions
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Turkey Shifts Closer to Russia

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey stepped up his attacks on the U.S. on Tuesday, calling for a boycott of Apple Inc.’s iPhones and other U.S. electronic goods, while his foreign minister joined his Russian counterpart in criticizing Western sanctions.

Kayaker recounts descent down N.W.T.'s Alexandra Falls that left 2 others injured

Alec Voorhees, a 21-year-old whitewater kayaker from Boise, Idaho, was the first of five to take on the Northwest Territories’ third tallest waterfall last week. One other kayaker broke a leg, another suffered a concussion.
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Kayaker recounts descent down N.W.T.'s Alexandra Falls that left 2 others injured

Alec Voorhees, a 21-year-old whitewater kayaker from Boise, Idaho, was the first of five to take on the Northwest Territories’ third tallest waterfall last week. One other kayaker broke a leg, another suffered a concussion.

Federal legislation needed to declare housing a 'right,' says coalition

A coalition that includes advocates for Canada's poor is calling on the Trudeau government to enshrine the right to housing in law.
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Federal legislation needed to declare housing a 'right,' says coalition

A coalition that includes advocates for Canada's poor is calling on the Trudeau government to enshrine the right to housing in law.

Trinity Western drops mandatory student covenant banning sex outside straight marriage

Students at Trinity Western University will no longer have to sign an agreement promising to abstain from all sex outside of heterosexual marriage, but faculty and staff will still be bound by the school's restrictive covenant.
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Trinity Western drops mandatory student covenant banning sex outside straight marriage

Students at Trinity Western University will no longer have to sign an agreement promising to abstain from all sex outside of heterosexual marriage, but faculty and staff will still be bound by the school's restrictive covenant.

WSJ. Magazine: 10 Years of Exceptional Fashion Photography

On the eve of WSJ. Magazine’s tenth anniversary cover launch, we celebrate a decade of exquisite, sometimes surprising, fashion photography.
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WSJ. Magazine: 10 Years of Exceptional Fashion Photography

On the eve of WSJ. Magazine’s tenth anniversary cover launch, we celebrate a decade of exquisite, sometimes surprising, fashion photography.

Man charged in Toronto subway homicide has case put over to December

The case of a man accused of killing an elderly stranger by pushing him in front of a Toronto subway train has been put over until December.
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Man charged in Toronto subway homicide has case put over to December

The case of a man accused of killing an elderly stranger by pushing him in front of a Toronto subway train has been put over until December.

'What right did he have to take my son's life?' B.C. man gunned down in road rage incident

A grieving mother is pleading for answers after her 33-year-old son was shot and killed during an apparent road rage incident in Vancouver last Friday morning.
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'What right did he have to take my son's life?' B.C. man gunned down in road rage incident

A grieving mother is pleading for answers after her 33-year-old son was shot and killed during an apparent road rage incident in Vancouver last Friday morning.

Teen recounts rescue of baby who snuck onto roof during naptime

A teenager who pulled a toddler off the roof of a home in Hamilton, Ont. says he didn’t think twice before rushing into the home to get the young child to safety.
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Teen recounts rescue of baby who snuck onto roof during naptime

A teenager who pulled a toddler off the roof of a home in Hamilton, Ont. says he didn’t think twice before rushing into the home to get the young child to safety.

LIVE UPDATES: Judge to decide parole eligibility for man convicted of killing off-duty cop

A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge is expected to render his decision today on how much prison time a man convicted of killing an off-duty police officer must serve before he can apply for parole.
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LIVE UPDATES: Judge to decide parole eligibility for man convicted of killing off-duty cop

A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge is expected to render his decision today on how much prison time a man convicted of killing an off-duty police officer must serve before he can apply for parole.

Smoky skies raise air quality concerns across B.C.

Metro Vancouver and the rest of southern B.C. is under a blanket of smoke and haze from 600 wildfires and there is little relief in the forecast.
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Smoky skies raise air quality concerns across B.C.

Metro Vancouver and the rest of southern B.C. is under a blanket of smoke and haze from 600 wildfires and there is little relief in the forecast.

Former South Korean Political Star Acquitted of Sexual Assault

Ahn Hee-jung, once viewed as a presidential contender, was acquitted of sexually assaulting an aide, in a case seen as a test of South Korea’s resolve in prosecuting alleged sex crimes.
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Former South Korean Political Star Acquitted of Sexual Assault

Ahn Hee-jung, once viewed as a presidential contender, was acquitted of sexually assaulting an aide, in a case seen as a test of South Korea’s resolve in prosecuting alleged sex crimes.

A Comic Raises a Serious Question: Is Japan Ready to Use Military Force?

A series of cartoon novels has sold more than three million copies by presenting a plausible tale of Japan’s military future: a confrontation with China that forces Tokyo to depart from its strictly defensive military posture.
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A Comic Raises a Serious Question: Is Japan Ready to Use Military Force?

A series of cartoon novels has sold more than three million copies by presenting a plausible tale of Japan’s military future: a confrontation with China that forces Tokyo to depart from its strictly defensive military posture.

'One Crop in Seven Years': Drought Plagues Australia's Farmers

A severe drought has gripped an area of Australia more than twice the size of Texas, turning normally fertile crop areas into dust bowls, draining water reserves and leaving wine-producing regions parched.
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'One Crop in Seven Years': Drought Plagues Australia's Farmers

A severe drought has gripped an area of Australia more than twice the size of Texas, turning normally fertile crop areas into dust bowls, draining water reserves and leaving wine-producing regions parched.

Car Crashes Outside U.K. Parliament in Suspected Terror Attack

A car crashed into barriers outside the U.K. Houses of Parliament on Tuesday morning in a suspected terrorist attack, injuring pedestrians and cyclists, just yards away from the site of an attack last year.
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Car Crashes Outside U.K. Parliament in Suspected Terror Attack

A car crashed into barriers outside the U.K. Houses of Parliament on Tuesday morning in a suspected terrorist attack, injuring pedestrians and cyclists, just yards away from the site of an attack last year.

Sinking Turkish Lira, Indian Rupee Fuel Fears of Contagion

Sharp declines in the Turkish lira, Indian rupee and other currencies have raised the prospect of a self-reinforcing flight from riskier emerging markets.
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Sinking Turkish Lira, Indian Rupee Fuel Fears of Contagion

Sharp declines in the Turkish lira, Indian rupee and other currencies have raised the prospect of a self-reinforcing flight from riskier emerging markets.

Victoria's mayor tells Ontario that removed Sir John A. Macdonald statue will stay in B.C.

Victoria’s mayor says the city has no intention of getting rid of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue that was recently removed from the steps of city hall, after the Ontario government wrote about acquiring it.
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Victoria's mayor tells Ontario that removed Sir John A. Macdonald statue will stay in B.C.

Victoria’s mayor says the city has no intention of getting rid of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue that was recently removed from the steps of city hall, after the Ontario government wrote about acquiring it.

Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto ranked in top 10 of world's most livable cities

Three Canadian cities have placed in the top 10 of a global ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit of the world's most livable cities, with Vienna dethroning perennial favourite Melbourne for the first spot.
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Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto ranked in top 10 of world's most livable cities

Three Canadian cities have placed in the top 10 of a global ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit of the world's most livable cities, with Vienna dethroning perennial favourite Melbourne for the first spot.

Smoky skies and air quality advisories again for southern B.C.

Metro Vancouver and the rest of southern B.C. is under a blanket of smoke and haze from 600 wildfires which are impacting air quality.
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Smoky skies and air quality advisories again for southern B.C.

Metro Vancouver and the rest of southern B.C. is under a blanket of smoke and haze from 600 wildfires which are impacting air quality.

Waiting to see if declines in real estate sales translate into falling prices: Don Pittis

The latest numbers from the Canadian Real Estate Association will offer clues on whether falling sales will translate into price declines.
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Waiting to see if declines in real estate sales translate into falling prices: Don Pittis

The latest numbers from the Canadian Real Estate Association will offer clues on whether falling sales will translate into price declines.

Wife of Nigerian man who died during deportation seeking answers: lawyer

A lawyer for the family of a Nigerian man who died while he was being deported from Canada says his widow is looking for answers. Bolanle Idowu Alo died following an altercation with two CBSA officers on an Aug. 7 flight to Amsterdam from Calgary.
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Wife of Nigerian man who died during deportation seeking answers: lawyer

A lawyer for the family of a Nigerian man who died while he was being deported from Canada says his widow is looking for answers. Bolanle Idowu Alo died following an altercation with two CBSA officers on an Aug. 7 flight to Amsterdam from Calgary.

Ottawa residents fearful after boa constrictor goes missing

Residents of an Ottawa neighbourhood are concerned after a five-foot-long (1.5-metre-long) boa constrictor escaped from its owner’s house.
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Ottawa residents fearful after boa constrictor goes missing

Residents of an Ottawa neighbourhood are concerned after a five-foot-long (1.5-metre-long) boa constrictor escaped from its owner’s house.

Court hearing on Humboldt Broncos fundraising to test new Saskatchewan law

A court hearing related to money raised following the Humboldt Broncos bus crash will be the first real test of Saskatchewan's efforts to regulate crowdfunding campaigns, says a lawyer for the fund.
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Court hearing on Humboldt Broncos fundraising to test new Saskatchewan law

A court hearing related to money raised following the Humboldt Broncos bus crash will be the first real test of Saskatchewan's efforts to regulate crowdfunding campaigns, says a lawyer for the fund.

Turkish Lira Falls Further as Erdogan Fails to Assuage Investors' Concerns

Turkey’s currency dropped again, rattling other vulnerable emerging markets, as a defiant speech from President Erdogan and policy moves from the nation’s central bank failed to assuage investors’ concerns.
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Turkish Lira Falls Further as Erdogan Fails to Assuage Investors' Concerns

Turkey’s currency dropped again, rattling other vulnerable emerging markets, as a defiant speech from President Erdogan and policy moves from the nation’s central bank failed to assuage investors’ concerns.

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