Twitter changes hacked content rules after Biden story furor


The social media company will no longer remove hacked material unless it’s directly shared by hackers or those working with them, the company’s head of legal, policy, trust and safety said.
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Questions linger after deadly crash on Lessard Road in Edmonton
An Edmonton truck driving instructor suggests the two crashes in as many days involving semi trucks were preventable.
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Coronavirus: Alberta hotels, event venues not exempt from 15-person gathering limit
Social gatherings have been limited to 15 people in Calgary and Edmonton, but some venue operators think they should be exempt from the restrictions.
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Animal cruelty charges laid against Edmonton man trying to sell puppies from garage
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Fatal Penticton, B.C., condo blaze deemed accidental in nature: investigators
The fire along the 400 block of Elm Avenue broke out just after 4 a.m., Tuesday.
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Swing and a lease: Winnipeg Goldeyes stadium deal passes after last-minute city council motion
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Europe braces for a ‘difficult winter’ as it breaks coronavirus records
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Lethbridge Police Commission reviews data from first full month following closure of SCS
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Regina council to address addictions crisis with talks of city-wide harm reduction strategy
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‘Canada’s most famous beaver’: Saskatoon beaver video goes viral
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Questions around brand-new, empty affordable housing buildings in Keremeos
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Region-specific orders a ‘possibility’ as COVID-19 cases surge in Fraser Valley: Henry
"There is the possibility of adding region-specific orders," said Dr. Bonnie Henry.
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Group of kids allegedly left alone in day home, Calgary police investigating
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Elections Regina 2020: The Wards
In 2019, the city reviewed its 10 wards to ensure the city's population is distributed evenly between each riding prior to the 2020 municipal election.
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Elections Regina 2020: Mayoral candidates
Learn more about the candidates running for mayor of Regina here.
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Canada should demand Britain respect Good Friday Agreement
Canada now has the opportunity to make it clear to the British government that there can be no trade agreement with Canada if their actions breach international law, undermine peace agreements or result in a hard border across Ireland.
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Elections Regina 2020: Ward 1
Ward 1 includes the neighbourhoods of Whitmore Park, Hillsdale and Lakeview, with around 23,000 people calling it home.
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Elections Regina 2020: Ward 2
Ward 2 is located in Regina’s southwest corner and includes some of the city’s oldest and newest neighborhoods, Albert Park and Harbour Landing.
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Elections Regina 2020: Ward 6
Ward 6 is geographically one of the largest in the city, encompassing Eastview, Heritage, Al Ritchie and Boothill.  
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Hundreds of students still awaiting laptops, iPads for online learning, Toronto board says
Student needs for devices strong as virtual learning remains popular option
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Town of Taber facing budget cuts, layoffs
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RAMQ 'highly discouraged' offer of high-dose flu vaccine to seniors, pharmacists say
The Quebec health department appeared to contradict RAMQ late Thursday, telling the Montreal Gazette that pharmacists could sell Fluzone HD to a client over the age of 65 as long as they first advised the client they're eligible for a free vaccination with one of the standard doses.
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Pointe-Claire Heritage Preservation Society tries to save a little piece of West Island history
On Sept. 10, the City of Pointe-Claire demolition committee approved a request by developer, Groupe Houde, to demolish the building and replace it with a new home.
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The only effective recovery for Toronto is inclusive recovery
To truly recover from COVID-19, Toronto needs to focus on building an equitable economy and ensure that the public, private and not-for-profit sectors transform their leadership to better reflect those they serve.
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Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation axes annual Christmas Tree Festival auction due to COVID-19
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Montreal North teacher suspended after allegations of racist remarks
Current and former students at Henri-Bourassa High School say Vincent Ouellette has a long history of making inappropriate remarks.
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Ontario parents launch consultation on Ford government’s coronavirus pandemic education plan
"It has been 230 days since Doug Ford announced the initial shutdown of our schools and the chaos has not stopped since," said Rachel Huot, who is with the Ontario Parent Action Network.
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StatsCan: Crime Severity Index report ranks Lethbridge at No. 1
The Lethbridge census metropolitan area has taken the top spot on Statistics Canada's Crime Severity Index.
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Follow COVID-19 recommendations while trick-or-treating: health officials
Kids will soon get all dressed up to hit the streets for some long-awaited treats, but health officials are still reminding everyone to stay vigilant and follow COVID-19 guidelines.
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Rosie DiManno: Once-beloved Maine Sen. Susan Collins lost her touch. Now she may lose her seat
Maine Sen. Susan Collins was not that long ago among the most popular Republican senators in the country, admired for her principles, for deep roots that animated state issues over the national cacophony in Washington. But four days out from the U.S. election, she may be the least popular senator in her own party.
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Province urged to address homophobic comments by Catholic trustee
MPP and former premier Kathleen Wynne says report on behaviour of Michael Del Grande — who likened LGBT rights to bestiality, pedophilia — must be released.
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Auditor general blames government incompetence for costly Quebec ferry saga
Quebec bought the MV F.A. Gauthier for $170 million and put it into service in 2015, but three years later it had to pull the boat out for repairs, and the whole project ended up costing almost $236 million.
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Saskatchewan’s high crime severity index not reflective of public risk, professors say
“Labelling places ‘the most dangerous’ is not necessarily a fair representation of what the statistic even is."
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Cumberland County man facing break-in, weapons, assault charges
The 39-year-old suspect was arrested shortly after at a residence on Wadstaff Road.
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