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Father, 2 brothers of Manchester bomber detained as police hunt for 'network'

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:41:38 EDT

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The father and a brother of the man identified as the Manchester suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, have been arrested in Libya, according to a Libyan security forces spokesperson.




Bitcoin surges past $2K mark in latest price spike for digital currency

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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The value of bitcoin, the decentralized digital currency with global name recognition, has surged past $2,000 US.




Jody Wilson-Raybould's father calls missing and murdered inquiry a 'bloody farce'

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:49:40 EDT

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Bill Wilson, a hereditary chief and the father of federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, says the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is a "bloody farce" and the commissioners leading it need to be replaced.




Bell Canada must 'honour' commitment to modernize email system, government says

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:17:53 EDT

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Overdue by more than two years, there's still no word on when Bell Canada will make good on a $245-million contract to modernize the government's email system.




U.S. views on NATO polarized while allied support climbs

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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A new report by the Pew Center, a U.S. think-tank, says NATO is looking a lot better to allies than it did two years ago, despite the harsh rhetoric of U.S. President Donald Trump. The research was released just ahead of this week's summit.




Goodbye cubicles — companies invest in 'better' workplaces

Tue, 23 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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A growing number of Canadian companies believe it’s time to overhaul the old office layout where cubicles, offices and meeting rooms are the only options. The new buzzwords are flexibility and choice.




'The Bank of Canada is not spooked:' Why the central bank is holding rates steady

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:26:50 EDT

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The Bank of Canada keeps its benchmark interest rate steady , but signals that could change once the weak U.S. economy starts to rebound as expected through the latter part of the year.




'We don't believe in killing innocents,' says father of accused Manchester bomber

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:20:11 EDT

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The father of the man identified as the Manchester Arena suicide bomber denies his son was linked to militants, but the chief constable of the city's police force said it was "very clear this is a network we are investigating."




Price tag for fixing Phoenix pay system now tops original cost

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:36:45 EDT

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The cost to fix the troubled Phoenix pay system has risen above the original amount the federal government spent to implement it.




Graco recalls My Ride 65 car seats in Canada for restraint defect

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:54:08 EDT

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Graco's Canadian division is recalling 1,393 car seats with potentially defective harness restraints.




Never before has so much steaming hypocrisy occupied the White House: Neil Macdonald

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Trump is more capable than even his peers in Third World dictatorships of saying something — or promising something, or delivering judgment on something — and then turning around and doing that very thing, fecklessly and without the slightest shame, and then attacking anyone who notices.




Temperatures to 'teeter-totter' across Canada this summer

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:40:53 EDT

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The Weather Network released its summer forecast Tuesday, and chief meteorologist Chris Scott said it may feel like being on a teeter-totter.




Ottawa offers $950 million for 'superclusters' to create jobs

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:09:01 EDT

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The federal government launched a $950 million program to fund 'superclusters' of high-tech industries on Wednesday morning.




Quebec construction projects halt as workers stage general strike

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:25:47 EDT

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Major construction projects across the province are on hold indefinitely after unions representing 175,000 construction workers launched a general unlimited strike.




'Let them earn theirs': California Republicans oppose sanctuary state designation

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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California is set to become the U.S.'s first sanctuary state, barring police from enforcing the president's immigration policies. But some jurisdictions that support Trump are fighting back.




53 First Nations reserves lack adequate fire protection: audit

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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An Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada audit has found that 53 First Nations reserves lack adequate resources to fight fires.




Thunder Bay police chief charged with breach of trust

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:49:58 EDT

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Ontario Provincial Police have charged Thunder Bay police Chief J. P. Levesque with breach of trust and obstructing justice.




'It hits a nerve for us all': Manchester reeling from concert attack that killed 22

Tue, 23 May 2017 21:55:18 EDT

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The Manchester Arena attacker targeted a venue full of girls and young women, and that has hit a nerve in the northern England city.




'Taken from this world too soon': Concertgoers mourned as more Manchester victims ID'd

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:49:17 EDT

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A teenage superfan of American singer Ariana Grande, a primary school student "loved by everyone," a mid-20s man and a Polish couple were among the first people publicly identified as being among the 22 killed in an attack following a concert in Manchester, England.




'Bitcoin is a classic mania': Value of cryptocurrency surges 400% in a year

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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The value of bitcoin, the decentralized digital currency with global name recognition, has surged past $2,000 US.