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Tensions between president Rouhani and Iran's Revolutionary Guard spill into open
Tensions between the Iranian government and the Revolutionary Guard spilled into the open on Monday as the president's office accused the elite military force of misleading them over the accidental shooting down of a civilian airliner.
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'I did not kill her': Justice officials withheld report signalling no homicide while Alberta man sat in prison
Butch Chiniquay was only months into a lengthy prison sentence in the death of his girlfriendCharmaine Wesleywhen senior officials in Alberta's Justice Ministry obtained a report that might have exonerated him.
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CommentMisc World | 3:59 PM on Wednesday
The surprise move came after President Vladimir Putin announced plans to change the constitution.
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CommentHealth | 3:57 PM on Wednesday
When psychologist Dr. Cindy Hardy informed a judge that a nine-year-old B.C. boy might deliberately hurt himself if he had to visit his dad in Alberta, she did so without ever speaking to the father.
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CommentMisc World | 3:40 PM on Wednesday
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CommentPolitical | 12:06 PM on Wednesday
Prominent Conservative Peter MacKay is running for Conservative party leadership.
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CommentHealth | 9:24 AM on Wednesday
Tine Nys's family say her request to die after a relationship ended should never have been granted.
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CommentMilitary | 9:03 AM on Wednesday
The federal government is planning to invest hundreds of millions of dollars more to ensure Canada's aging CF-18s can still fight while the country waits for replacement jets, which were originally expected years ago.
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CommentEnvironmental | 7:53 AM on Wednesday
California and Australia share a common enemy: overzealous environmental regulation. In both places, the unintended consequences of a radical environmentalist agenda has been massive wildfires.
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CommentEnvironmental | 7:42 AM on Wednesday
Today we look at Canadian temperature trends using the data from the Japan Meteorological Institute (JMA) for stations where they have data available going back to at least the mid 1990s.The data hardly show the trends you?d expect from a place that is
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CommentEnvironmental | 7:37 AM on Wednesday
The previous record-holder was the year 2008, when the sun was blank for 268 days. That was during the epic Solar Minimum of 2008-2009, formerly the deepest of the Space Age. Now 2019 has moved into first place.Solar Minimum is a normal part of the 11
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CommentHealth | 6:47 AM on Wednesday
It seems a lot of Canadians have something to say about medical assistance in dying.In just over 24 hours, more than 37,900 people filled out the federal government's new online survey on changing the assisted dying regime, according to the office of
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CommentMisc World | 6:30 AM on Wednesday
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev submitted his resignation to President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Tass news agency reports.Russian news agencies said Putin thanked Medvedev for his service, but noted the prime minister's cabinet failed to ful
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CommentTech | 5:40 AM on Wednesday
Your car knows all about you ? your habits, where you like to go and when, and maybe even what sort of temperament you have. Cameras inside cars even track your eyes to see whether you?re watching the road.
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CommentMisc World | 7:55 AM on Tuesday
The devastating wave of wildfires ravaging Australia has rekindled interest in an unsolicited proposal dropped on the Canadian government four years ago: a call for Canada and Australia to develop and share a couple of strategic water bomber squadrons.
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CommentBusiness | 1:32 AM on Tuesday
The CEO of Maple Leaf Foods, Michael McCain, called on parliamentarians to back off on calling for sanctions for Chinese officials last month, according to a copy of a letter obtained by CTV News.
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CommentUncle Sam | 11:14 AM on Monday
For decades, critics of U.S. foreign policy have claimed it's largely built around securing control of foreign oil. Donald Trump is doing his best to prove them right.
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CommentTech | 6:47 AM on Monday
Parking meters, cash registers and a professional wrestling video game have fallen foul of a computer glitch related to the Y2K bug.The Y2020 bug, which has taken many payment and computer systems offline, is a long-lingering side effect of attempts t
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CommentUncle Sam | 6:45 AM on Monday
The CEO of Maple Leaf Foods spoke out against the United States?government days after an Iranian missile accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 people on board ? including, he said, the family of a company employee.
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CommentPolitical | 3:43 PM on Sunday
Wexit officially became an eligible political party at the federal level on Friday.
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CommentBusiness | 12:33 PM on Sunday
President Tsai Ing-wen sweeps to victory in what is seen as a rebuke to China's growing influence.
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CommentEnvironmental | 10:56 AM on Sunday
For years Glacier National Park has been warning on their visitor signs that their main attraction, the glaciers, would be ?gone by 2020.?
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CommentLifestyle | 10:54 AM on Sunday
At least 22 private clinics in England are believed to be offering hymenoplasty and patients flocking to London from abroad to undergo the constructive surgery.
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CommentMisc CDN | 10:51 AM on Sunday
Protests across country as media outlets join outcry at shooting down of Ukrainian jet
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CommentMisc CDN | 10:49 AM on Sunday
'I would speculate that he had a role in supplying Canada?s enemies. And those enemies subsequently hurt Canadians.' a former official with Canadian Security Intelligence says.
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CommentUncle Sam | 10:47 AM on Sunday
Democrat Matthias Ajple, 43, was convicted of battering 67-year-old Robert Youngblood ? a Republican ? in an attack at Hurricane Grill & Wings in Vero Beach, documents obtained by The Smoking Gun show.
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CommentMisc World | 10:44 AM on Sunday
AN AUSTRALIAN firefighter has been charged with deliberately starting 17 wildfires while on bail for alleged sex offences.
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CommentEnvironmental | 1:09 PM on Saturday
The northernmost Orkney island, North Ronaldsay, is home to just 50 people and 2,000 sheep. Since the 19th Century, when islanders built a stone wall to confine the flock to the shoreline, it has survived on seaweed alone - and it now seems that this spec
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CommentHistory | 12:59 PM on Saturday
A Jewish teenager avoided death in occupied France thanks to the kindness and bravery of a doctor in a small Alpine resort. But it's a story local people seem reluctant to remember, Rosie Whitehouse discovers.
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CommentLifestyle | 12:57 PM on Saturday
Thanks to forgiveness laws, murder doesn't always result in a jail sentence - or even a trial.
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CommentLifestyle | 12:55 PM on Saturday
Canadians are excited at the prospect that the royal couple might make Canada their home.
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CommentEnvironmental | 12:53 PM on Saturday
Officials warn that human activity is resulting in rising numbers of elephant deaths.