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South Korea Switches Off Propaganda Broadcasts Into the North

South Korea’s Defense Ministry halted propaganda broadcasts across its heavily guarded border with North Korea, a move it said was a show of good faith ahead of a major summit later this week.
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South Korea Switches Off Propaganda Broadcasts Into the North

South Korea’s Defense Ministry halted propaganda broadcasts across its heavily guarded border with North Korea, a move it said was a show of good faith ahead of a major summit later this week.

Canadian and U.S. pot firms cross borders to raise money in battle for dominance

As U.S. and Canadian government policies toward marijuana grow more divergent amid Canada's push for legalization, their stock exchanges have seen a flurry of cross-listing activity from companies eager to snap up investment capital and carve out dominant pos
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Canadian and U.S. pot firms cross borders to raise money in battle for dominance

As U.S. and Canadian government policies toward marijuana grow more divergent amid Canada's push for legalization, their stock exchanges have seen a flurry of cross-listing activity from companies eager to snap up investment capital and carve out dominant positions in a growing global market.

Canada's first tenured Inuit professor at U of S says research, opportunities 'a dream world'

When she looks back at her childhood growing up in a small Greenland community, to her life now, as Canada’s first tenured Inuit professor, Karla Jessen Williamson still feels a sense of disbelief. She is one of the very few Inuit professors working in acad
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Canada's first tenured Inuit professor at U of S says research, opportunities 'a dream world'

When she looks back at her childhood growing up in a small Greenland community, to her life now, as Canada’s first tenured Inuit professor, Karla Jessen Williamson still feels a sense of disbelief. She is one of the very few Inuit professors working in academia, as an assistant professor in education at the University of Saskatchewan.

Canadian allegedly lynched in Peru 'gentle' seeker of 'deeper meaning,' friend says

Family and friends of a Vancouver Island man believe that he was killed in Peru in an alleged lynching by people who thought he was involved in the shooting death of an 81-year-old traditional healer.
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Canadian allegedly lynched in Peru 'gentle' seeker of 'deeper meaning,' friend says

Family and friends of a Vancouver Island man believe that he was killed in Peru in an alleged lynching by people who thought he was involved in the shooting death of an 81-year-old traditional healer.

Vancouver apologizes for 'historical wrongdoings committed against Chinese people'

«This is an important day for Council and all Vancouverites to come together and recognize historical wrongdoings committed against Chinese people and to build a better future together,» said Mayor Gregor Robertson.
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Vancouver apologizes for 'historical wrongdoings committed against Chinese people'

«This is an important day for Council and all Vancouverites to come together and recognize historical wrongdoings committed against Chinese people and to build a better future together,» said Mayor Gregor Robertson.

New Hope for Families of Americans Detained in North Korea

North Korean reassurances about the fate of three Americans detained in the country have raised hopes for their possible release ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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New Hope for Families of Americans Detained in North Korea

North Korean reassurances about the fate of three Americans detained in the country have raised hopes for their possible release ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump Will Tell Kim That Dismantling Arsenal Must Precede Economic Benefits

President Trump is expected to urge North Korea to act quickly to dismantle its nuclear arsenal when he meets Kim Jong Un and isn’t willing to grant Pyongyang substantial sanctions relief in return for a freeze of its nuclear and missile tests.
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Trump Will Tell Kim That Dismantling Arsenal Must Precede Economic Benefits

President Trump is expected to urge North Korea to act quickly to dismantle its nuclear arsenal when he meets Kim Jong Un and isn’t willing to grant Pyongyang substantial sanctions relief in return for a freeze of its nuclear and missile tests.

'It's just like we're forgotten people': Indigenous evacuees waiting to go home

The citizens of Kapuskasing and Indigenous evacuees have learned from each other over the past 12 years and the divide has narrowed.
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'It's just like we're forgotten people': Indigenous evacuees waiting to go home

The citizens of Kapuskasing and Indigenous evacuees have learned from each other over the past 12 years and the divide has narrowed.

China 'Welcomes' Mnuchin's Interest in Traveling to Beijing for Trade Talks

U.S. Treasury secretary a trip to China was “under consideration” to discuss ways to defuse trade tensions between the two countries.
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China 'Welcomes' Mnuchin's Interest in Traveling to Beijing for Trade Talks

U.S. Treasury secretary a trip to China was “under consideration” to discuss ways to defuse trade tensions between the two countries.

Kabul Suicide Bomber Targets Voter-Registration Center

A suspected Islamic State suicide bomber struck a voter-registration center in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 52 people in an attack aimed at inciting sectarian strife and undermining long-delayed parliamentary elections.
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Kabul Suicide Bomber Targets Voter-Registration Center

A suspected Islamic State suicide bomber struck a voter-registration center in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 52 people in an attack aimed at inciting sectarian strife and undermining long-delayed parliamentary elections.

'Greening' project could end use of fossil fuel for Centennial Flame

The popular Centennial Flame monument on Parliament Hill has been drawing on natural gas from Western Canada for half a century. But Public Services and Procurement Canada wants a more eco-friendly fuel, and has launched a study to look at alternatives, inclu
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'Greening' project could end use of fossil fuel for Centennial Flame

The popular Centennial Flame monument on Parliament Hill has been drawing on natural gas from Western Canada for half a century. But Public Services and Procurement Canada wants a more eco-friendly fuel, and has launched a study to look at alternatives, including electricity and LEDs.

'Every plant and animal is useful to us': Indigenous professor re-thinking how we deal with invasive species

Nicholas Reo, an assistant professor at Dartmouth College, is bringing Indigenous ways of understanding invasive plants and animal species into academia.
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'Every plant and animal is useful to us': Indigenous professor re-thinking how we deal with invasive species

Nicholas Reo, an assistant professor at Dartmouth College, is bringing Indigenous ways of understanding invasive plants and animal species into academia.

Peru deaths of Canadian and Indigenous healer under investigation

Authorities in Peru are investigating after an Indigenous spiritual leader was shot to death, a case that local media reports say resulted in the killing of a Canadian citizen in reprisal for the murder.
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Peru deaths of Canadian and Indigenous healer under investigation

Authorities in Peru are investigating after an Indigenous spiritual leader was shot to death, a case that local media reports say resulted in the killing of a Canadian citizen in reprisal for the murder.

Mother of Kaden Young says search for her son has 'come to an end'

The mother of three-year-old Kaden Young says the search for her son is over, two months after he was swept into the Grand River near Orangeville, Ont.
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Mother of Kaden Young says search for her son has 'come to an end'

The mother of three-year-old Kaden Young says the search for her son is over, two months after he was swept into the Grand River near Orangeville, Ont.

'Forever grateful': Meet the hero dog whose quick action saved his owner's life

An Ottawa woman is crediting her dog with helping to save her life after she collapsed and the dog notified her husband.
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'Forever grateful': Meet the hero dog whose quick action saved his owner's life

An Ottawa woman is crediting her dog with helping to save her life after she collapsed and the dog notified her husband.

The Last Straw aims to reduce single-use plastic in Toronto restaurants and bars

Seeing trash cans overflowing with straws night after night has prompted a server in Toronto to launch a campaign against the plastic item that's become a target of the British government as it aims to rid such pollution from oceans, though Canada has stoppe
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The Last Straw aims to reduce single-use plastic in Toronto restaurants and bars

Seeing trash cans overflowing with straws night after night has prompted a server in Toronto to launch a campaign against the plastic item that's become a target of the British government as it aims to rid such pollution from oceans, though Canada has stopped short of pushing for a similar commitment.

Is this the year that Marvel’s superheroes finally topple Star Wars?

IS THIS the year that Marvel finally tops Star Wars? Judging by early box-office figures and a new Fandango movie poll, this could indeed be the turning point when the Avengers prove more popular than the Rebel Alliance. Ever since Disney-owned Lucasfilm rebo
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Is this the year that Marvel’s superheroes finally topple Star Wars?

IS THIS the year that Marvel finally tops Star Wars? Judging by early box-office figures and a new Fandango movie poll, this could indeed be the turning point when the Avengers prove more popular than the Rebel Alliance. Ever since Disney-owned Lucasfilm rebooted the space movie franchise in 2015, the biggest Star Wars film of […]

Trump to Face New Calls to Keep Iran Nuclear Deal

Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel will visit the White House next week, hoping to persuade President Trump to remain part of the Iranian nuclear agreement.
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Trump to Face New Calls to Keep Iran Nuclear Deal

Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel will visit the White House next week, hoping to persuade President Trump to remain part of the Iranian nuclear agreement.

Palestinians Clash With Military on Heels of Israel's 70th Birthday

Palestinian protesters clashed with the Israeli military at the fence separating the Gaza Strip from Israel, calling for the right of refugees to return to what is now Israel a day after Israelis celebrated the 70th birthday of their nation.
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Palestinians Clash With Military on Heels of Israel's 70th Birthday

Palestinian protesters clashed with the Israeli military at the fence separating the Gaza Strip from Israel, calling for the right of refugees to return to what is now Israel a day after Israelis celebrated the 70th birthday of their nation.

North Korea's Kim Strikes Milder Tone on Nuclear Tests, Detainees

Leader Kim Jong Un said North Korea would close its nuclear test facility and suspend long-range missile testing. He also separately assured CIA Director Mike Pompeo that a meeting with President Trump could be paired with the release of three American detain
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North Korea's Kim Strikes Milder Tone on Nuclear Tests, Detainees

Leader Kim Jong Un said North Korea would close its nuclear test facility and suspend long-range missile testing. He also separately assured CIA Director Mike Pompeo that a meeting with President Trump could be paired with the release of three American detainees.

Toddler found dead in Quebec City had been stabbed, police confirm

Police are asking residents whose garbage bins have gone missing to contact 911 as part of their investigation into the death of two-year-old Rosalie Gagnon on Wednesday. An autopsy has confirmed she died of stab wounds.
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Toddler found dead in Quebec City had been stabbed, police confirm

Police are asking residents whose garbage bins have gone missing to contact 911 as part of their investigation into the death of two-year-old Rosalie Gagnon on Wednesday. An autopsy has confirmed she died of stab wounds.

Man accused of student murder not fit for trial: court

A man accused of murdering a student at a high school in Abbotsford, B.C., has been found unfit to stand trial because of his mental state.
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Man accused of student murder not fit for trial: court

A man accused of murdering a student at a high school in Abbotsford, B.C., has been found unfit to stand trial because of his mental state.

Parliament Hill plays host to last annual marijuana rally before legalization

A haze of marijuana smoke blanketed crowds on Parliament Hill on Friday as pot enthusiasts of all ages gathered below the Peace Tower for the annual cannabis celebration known as 4-20.
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Parliament Hill plays host to last annual marijuana rally before legalization

A haze of marijuana smoke blanketed crowds on Parliament Hill on Friday as pot enthusiasts of all ages gathered below the Peace Tower for the annual cannabis celebration known as 4-20.

American gets life for Halifax mall shooting plot

A Chicago-area woman who plotted to go on a Valentine's Day shooting rampage at a Halifax mall has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for a decade.
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American gets life for Halifax mall shooting plot

A Chicago-area woman who plotted to go on a Valentine's Day shooting rampage at a Halifax mall has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for a decade.

How a Philadelphia Starbucks became a racial flashpoint, according to cartoons

DARRIN BELL is especially adept at rendering his resonant opinions through the medium of emotion. And sometimes, when doing so, he finds inspiration in drawing upon the personal, such as what it’s like to be approached by police as a black man in Ameri
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How a Philadelphia Starbucks became a racial flashpoint, according to cartoons

DARRIN BELL is especially adept at rendering his resonant opinions through the medium of emotion. And sometimes, when doing so, he finds inspiration in drawing upon the personal, such as what it’s like to be approached by police as a black man in America. “If you can talk about people being treated poorly or denied equal […]

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