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Here's how the Conservative vote could go down, ballot by ballot

Mon, 22 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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An analysis of fundraising data provides clues as to which Conservative leadership candidates have most to gain from the preferential ballot — and how the final count could go down.




Fire crews enjoy slow start to wildfire season, but brace for hot, dry summer

Mon, 22 May 2017 07:00:36 EDT

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A wet spring has meant fewer wildfires in Alberta and Saskatchewan, but fire officials aren't taking anything for granted. Some long-range forecasts predict a hotter and drier than normal summer on the Prairies.




'I was devastated': 90-year-old man accused of funding terrorists in $200K con job

Mon, 22 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Ron Jones lost thousands of dollars in an elaborate scam that left him deep in debt and believing he had funded terrorism.




How to make Venezuela's economy great again: Don Pittis

Mon, 22 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Oil wealth alone should make all Venezuelan families U.S. dollar millionaires. What went wrong and how can it be fixed?




Trump arrives in Israel to talk peace and threats posed by Iran

Mon, 22 May 2017 05:25:44 EDT

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U.S. President Donald Trump opens his first visit to Israel by saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a "common cause" with Israel in their determination to counter the threats posed by Iran.




Revenge porn, self-harm videos among challenges Facebook moderators face, say leaked documents

Mon, 22 May 2017 11:34:10 EDT

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Leaked Facebook documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper.




CRA worker briefly accesses accounts of 1,264 taxpayers

Mon, 22 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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The Canada Revenue Agency has fired every worker involved in eight privacy breaches detected in since 2016, Including the largest incident in which 1,264 accounts were briefly accessed.




How a blue urn's mysterious journey is helping 2 families heal

Mon, 22 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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After Shawn Westlund took his own life a little more than a year ago, his family scattered his ashes in the Pacific Ocean. They then filled his urn with cards and letters, setting it free in the water, too. Somehow it made its way to the Bow River in Alberta, and into the hands of Rob Russell, where it would change his life.




Family slammed for 'reckless behaviour' after sea lion drags girl into water in Richmond, B.C.

Sun, 21 May 2017 17:32:08 EDT

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Port officials are lambasting the family of a young girl seen dragged into the water by a sea lion for "reckless behaviour" leading to the attack off a dock at Steveston in Richmond, B.C.




'We should not be afraid': Village in Cyprus shows peace is possible

Mon, 22 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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A new generation of Cypriots may be ready for peace, but will old wounds sabotage the latest efforts to reunify the island?




North Korea ready to mass produce medium-range missile as 'answer' to Trump

Mon, 22 May 2017 08:25:47 EDT

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North Korea says it's ready to deploy and start mass producing a new medium-range missile capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases. North Korea test launched the missile Sunday, and says it confirmed its combat readiness and is an "answer" to U.S. President Donald Trump's policies.




Nigerian president seeks treatment, amid push to revive economy, battle corruption and fight Boko Haram

Mon, 22 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been more absent this year than he has been present. That's a perilous situation for the country, which is battling Boko Haram and divided along ethnic lines, as well as struggling with its economy




Ukraine tells Canada, 'Thank God, we are not alone' in trying to figure out Trump

Mon, 22 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Ukrainian politicians have appealed to their Canadian counterparts to help "educate" the Trump administration on the geopolitical importance of their country. It comes at a time when Canadians face troubles of their own getting through to the new American president.




Ford replaces CEO Mark Fields in push to transform business

Mon, 22 May 2017 07:31:15 EDT

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As CEO, Fields began Ford's transition from a traditional automaker into a "mobility" company, laying out plans to build autonomous vehicles and explore new services such as ride-hailing and car-sharing. But there were rumblings that Fields wasn't focusing enough on Ford's core business.




Trump may love their wall, but Israelis unsure what to expect of president

Sun, 21 May 2017 12:48:21 EDT

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President Donald Trump's policy toward Israel is difficult to pinpoint and his trip to the country starting Tuesday is sending mixed signals. Israelis and Palestinians are taking a "wait and see" attitude to the president who loves their wall.




Graduates walk out on Vice-President Pence at Notre Dame commencement

Sun, 21 May 2017 17:53:42 EDT

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Dozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out Sunday as Vice-President Mike Pence began his address at Notre Dame's commencement ceremony in South Bend, Indiana.




Drake, Céline Dion shine at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Sun, 21 May 2017 22:57:16 EDT

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Celine Dion performed her classic My Heart Will Go On at the Billboard Music Awards 20 years after the song was a chart topper, while fellow Canadian Drake was cleaning up the awards.




Determined foundling finds father, digging deep into DNA to solve riddle of her past

Sun, 21 May 2017 10:03:00 EDT

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Janet Keall spent decades searching for biological family, but when she finally found the man she believes is her father, she froze.




After 146 years, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus takes final bow

Sun, 21 May 2017 15:43:54 EDT

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus began its final show Sunday evening after 146 years of wowing audiences with its "Greatest Show on Earth."




How human rights bill intersects with diaspora politics

Sun, 21 May 2017 09:00:00 EDT

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The authors of both versions of Canada's so-called Magnitsky Bill are Ukrainian-Canadians, and the Liberal minister supporting it is also. The Kremlin will tell its own people that this is just more anti-Russian activity from the Ukrainian diaspora, not an attempt to boost human rights.