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6 arrested, including 3 teens, after rifle seized during raid in Toronto’s west end
Toronto police executed a search warrant at a home in the area of Rogers Road and Oakwood Avenue on Friday at around 5:30 p.m. 
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Trump defends Joe Biden after North Korea calls for his death
U.S. President Donald Trump is defending an unlikely target: Joe Biden, who the North Korean government said 'must be beaten to death with a stick.'
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‘All roads lead to Putin’: Russia sets the tone off-stage in impeachment inquiry
Both in open hearings and closed-door testimony, Democrats have sought to highlight concerns that Trump's foreign policy frequently benefits Russia.
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Christmas Card Collective in need of 10,000 festive cards for Canadian and U.S. shelters
At a time when warm socks and care packages are usually collected, Erin Schulte is instead asking for Christmas cards — 10,000 of them.
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He, she, they: The changing face of gender pronouns
The battle over gender pronouns is playing out on business cards, in email signatures and on social networks, where many people are identifying their preferred pronoun outright.
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How grocery stores are trying to speed up your shopping experience
From smart grocery carts that track items placed inside to apps that let customers scan their own groceries, leading supermarkets are attempting to increase the convenience of the shopping experience.
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Elephant named after bin Laden that killed five people dies in captivity
A rogue elephant named after the late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has died in captivity after he was captured following a massive hunt in northeastern India.
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Cowansville woman, 36, is missing
Kimberley Greig was last seen getting on a bus in the provincial bus station in Montreal
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Exorcisms making a 21st century comeback in Minnesota
The Catholic Church on an institutional level is supporting the trend and Pope Francis frequently speaks of the reality of the devil.
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Chilean singer Mon Laferte goes topless at Latin Grammys in support of protests
Chilean singer Mon Laferte exposed her breasts on the red carpet of the Latin Grammys, revealing a political message written across her chest in support of anti-government protests in her country.
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Pope Francis condemns the ‘greed of a few’ that widens poverty divide
He later invited hundreds of needy, including migrants, to dine with him in a Vatican hall.
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Tentative agreement will see schools reopen Monday in Victoria-area district
Support workers, including education assistants and custodians, at 18 schools in the Saanich district have been on strike over wages since Oct. 28.
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Santa Claus Parade: Here’s what you need to know
Heading down to the Santa Claus Parade? From transit to weather, here’s what you need to know.
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Video shows Arizona deputy pinning 15-year-old quadruple amputee to the ground
Arizona prosecutors have reportedly dropped disorderly conduct charges against a 15-year-old quadruple amputee after viewing video of a sheriff’s deputy wrestling him to the floor in a group home.
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Democrat defeats Trump-backed businessman, is re-elected as Louisiana governor
With his focus on bipartisan, state-specific issues, the moderate Edwards cobbled together enough cross-party support Saturday to defeat Republican businessman Eddie Rispone, getting about 51% of the vote.
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Closing arguments set to begin in B.C. case launched in 2009 over private health care
Brian Day will make his final arguments in the culmination of a battle into the right to pay for private care he launched a decade ago.
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Inquiry begins Monday into deaths of former soldier and his Nova Scotia family
Relatives, government officials and lawyers will gather to try to determine what happened to Lionel Desmond and what can be done to prevent similar tragedies.
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Heather Scoffield: What Trudeau should tell his social development minister
The prime minister is about to name his cabinet and give ministers their marching orders. Here’s what the next minister in charge of social development should prepare for, Heather Scoffield writes.
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Bring your own equipment and wait for work: Working for Uber is a lot like being a dock worker a century ago
The technological “innovations” of the gig economy companies don’t give them a free pass on basic workers rights, writes Jim Stanford.
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Nazi war crimes evidence comes to the Holocaust museum in Washington
Pictures from a photo album detail the horror and conditions of a Nazi death camp in Germany during the Second World War.
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In struggle over Parthenon Marbles, Greece gets unexpected ally: Xi Jinping
China has its own long-standing grievances with cultural relics and artworks that were lost when colonial powers dominated.
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Susan Delacourt: A Liberal-NDP coalition may depend on these two women
The Liberal’s Katie Telford and NDP’s Anne McGrath have come to know each other well over a decade working behind the scenes in federal politics, Susan Delacourt writes.
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Will whale hunting return to the Pacific Northwest?
The Makah tribe have not hunted grey whales for 20 years due to administrative and legal battles waged by conservationists and animal rights activists.
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Tanya Talaga: How many more young Indigenous people have to die in Thunder Bay?
Time and time again, institutions in the city fail Indigenous people when they try to access basic services available to every other person in Canada, be it a high school education or a hospital emergency department, Tanya Talaga writes.
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1 displaced after fire at home in Edmundston, N.B.: Red Cross
The fire was reported shortly after 1 p.m. at a home on St. Georges Avenue. 
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Inquiry begins Monday into deaths of former soldier Lionel Desmond and his family
On Monday a fatality inquiry that will try to determine what happened to Lionel Desmond and what can be done to prevent similar tragedies
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Yellow vest protesters stage new demonstrations in France for anniversary
Authorities said about 28,000 people marched across France on Saturday, including 4,700 in Paris. Yellow vest activists said there were 44,000.
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Arson squad investigates Plateau pizzeria fire
Tenants who were evacuated because of the early morning fire on Papineau Ave. were later able to return
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Doctor's fight to provide private surgery entering final stages in B.C. courtroom
Final arguments begin in the culmination of a battle launched a decade ago against the British Columbia government based on a constitutional challenge saying patients have a right to pay for private care if the public system leaves them waiting too long.
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Some European doctors think Chinese medicine should come with a health warning
Doctors in Europe are concerned that unverified claims made under the guise of traditional Chinese medicine are being spread worldwide by social media, inadvertently aided by the World Health Organization.
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WYWS: Delayed blood samples at MUHC, Habs let one slip away versus Devils
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Our eggs age as we age: What women should know about fertility
Women, in general, are delaying childbirth, but some still fear they won't be able to have kids after a certain age.
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‘The Crown’ Season 3 tops this week’s TV must-sees
1. The Crown Season 3 debut The award-winning historical series returns to Netflix after a two-year hiatus with an entirely new cast. Claire Foy, who played the role of Queen Elizabeth II for the first two seasons, hands the crown over to Olivia Colman. The third season is set between 1964-77, which covers historical events […]
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Hong Kong officer hit by arrow as police fire water cannons
A Hong Kong police officer was hit in the leg by an arrow as authorities used tear gas and water cannons to try to drive back protesters occupying a university campus and blocking a major road tunnel under the city's harbour.
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Hong Kong protesters fight off police with fire and arrows
A Hong Kong police officer was hit in the leg by an arrow and protesters set an overhead footbridge on fire as they fought to keep police using tear gas and water cannons from advancing on their university campus stronghold.
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Tourists flee as Venice braces for another exceptional tide
Tourists with scheduled departures rushed to grab the last water taxis to get to the mainland Sunday before service was interrupted in anticipation of the high tide.
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Deaths of Afghan war veteran and relatives he killed to be examined at inquest
An inquiry into the case of Lionel Desmond, a PTSD-diagnosed Afghan war veteran who killed himself and his family, starts Monday in Nova Scotia.
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