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Tim Hortons protests to expand beyond Ontario, 50 rallies planned across Canada

Tim Hortons protests to expand beyond Ontario, 50 rallies planned across Canada

Wynne says she's happy to talk to any business owner about the wage hike but says taking frustrations out on employees is not fair. They are calling on Tim Hortons' parent company Restaurant Brands In...

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Modi congratulates blind cricket team on World Cup win

Modi congratulates blind cricket team on World Cup win

Fantastic bowling by team India as they managed to restrict them for 307 for 8 in 40 overs. For India, Sunil Ramesh played a splendid inning of 93 runs to drive his side towards a much-deserved win....

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Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

The hotel, located on a hilltop and heavily protected like most public buildings in the city, was previously attacked by Taliban fighters in 2011. An official at the Afghan spy agency told AFP that ...

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US govt shuts down as Congress misses deadline

US govt shuts down as Congress misses deadline

This is not a big political victor for Chuck Schumer and the Democrats, and this explains why Joe Manchin says he would vote to keep the government open and Claire McCaskill sounded unenthusiasti...

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5 die in helicopter crash near Colorado-New Mexico border

5 die in helicopter crash near Colorado-New Mexico border

In an update around three hours later, State Police said: "Response and rescue attempts have been ongoing but slow". Authorities in the USA state of New Mexico say key Zimbabwean opposition leader...

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Pentagon's new defense strategy focuses on China, Russia over terrorism

Pentagon's new defense strategy focuses on China, Russia over terrorism

It harkens back to the Cold War-era where the USA and Soviet Union projected power and military might around the globe. Positioning the US military in the post-9/11 world to focus on challenges beyo...

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Russia-linked accounts widespread

Russia-linked accounts widespread

Twitter said Friday that it has suspended 1,062 new accounts it has found to be linked to the Internet Research Agency, a Russian "troll farm" which disseminated content meant to interfere in the US p...

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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announces her pregnancy , Watch

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announces her pregnancy , Watch

Of course, some people, including Mark Richardson of the AM Show quizzed Arden on her plans of starting a family, claiming it was "totally unacceptable" that a female Prime Minister could potentiall...

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The South prepares for wintry mix of snow and ice

The South prepares for wintry mix of snow and ice

Two others died along an icy stretch of I-75 southeast of Atlanta when a driver lost control and hit them, one of them inside a stopped auto and the other standing beside it, authorities said. "If y...

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Federal Charge Brought In Assault On Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul

Federal Charge Brought In Assault On Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul

Boucher's attorney, Matt Baker, said his client is hoping for a probated sentence and is "very remorseful" for his actions. Rand Paul made national headlines, has been charged with a federal felony....

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Officials tell feds: OR will 'continue to fight' for legal pot industry

Officials tell feds: OR will 'continue to fight' for legal pot industry

In a letter sent to congressional leaders on Tuesday, attorneys general from 17 states, Washington D.C. and the US territory of Guam said they shared "a strong interest in protecting public safety a...

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San Francisco acting mayor urges US Congress to protect undocumented immigrants

San Francisco acting mayor urges US Congress to protect undocumented immigrants

ICE spokesman James Schwab told KTVU in an email on Wednesday that "we don't speculate about future enforcement actions". Berkeley Law Human Rights Center researcher Khaled Alrabe said in an email...

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Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after U.S. aid cut

Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after U.S. aid cut

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said that the administration would like to see some reforms be made in the agency. But the $60 million that was provided can't be used for any other goal...

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Nine members of National Parks board quit in protest

Nine members of National Parks board quit in protest

They describe a mixture of former politicians like Judy Burke , former mayor of Colorado Springs, academics focusing on healthy human/environment relationships like Carolyn Finney , and senior fello...

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'No, I'm not a racist': U.S. president defends himself against fresh accusations

'No, I'm not a racist': U.S. president defends himself against fresh accusations

On Tuesday, Department of Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen had the profound misfortune of having a regularly-scheduled DHS oversight hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee fall on...

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Cape Town faucets may run dry

Cape Town faucets may run dry

If people have as much confidence in the City's water distribution post Day Zero as they do in IEC-organised elections, then growing panic leading up to Day Zero will be minimised and the Day Zer...

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Adult film star: Trump cheated with me

Adult film star: Trump cheated with me

She went on a "listening tour", met with consultants and began to brainstorm possible donors. The White House has strenuously denied claims that Trump chased the porn star around a hotel room whil...

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Nations to Consider More N. Korea Sanctions, US Warns on Military Option

Nations to Consider More N. Korea Sanctions, US Warns on Military Option

The talk happens one month prior to the Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea regarding the situation and unity of the two countries. North and South Korean athletes will to walk toge...

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Apple Commits $350B To US Economy Over 5 Years

Apple Commits $350B To US Economy Over 5 Years

Apple plans to take advantage of that provision to bring back about $252 billion in offshore cash, generating a tax bill of roughly $38 billion. We're using the Trump catchphrase because Apple's ...

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NKorea Vows To Retaliate After Ransomware Accusation

NKorea Vows To Retaliate After Ransomware Accusation

WannaCry was one of the fastest-spreading and crippling cyber attacks to-date, affecting computers from across 150 countries. North Korea has denied that it was behind the WannaCry cyberattack whi...

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Kevin Spacey Being Investigated For 3rd UK-Based Sexual Assault

Kevin Spacey Being Investigated For 3rd UK-Based Sexual Assault

Star Trek: Discover actor Anthony Rapp who the first to come forward and claim Spacey assaulted him when Rapp was 14. Now, his nightmare continues, with reports of police investigating a trio of se...

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Insane Footage Shows Firefighter Catching Child Dropped From Burning Building

Insane Footage Shows Firefighter Catching Child Dropped From Burning Building

A Georgia firefighter is being hailed as a hero after dramatic video earlier this month captured him catching a child being thrown from a burning apartment. "I never ever want to see a mother or a fat...

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Trump's "sh*thole" comments could kill immigration talks

He tweeted earlier on Sunday that the existing program would "probably" be discontinued. Hours later, he seemingly took a U-turn on DACA , saying he'd keep the door open for a deal. Trump has denie...

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PEMA Director: Hawaii False Alert Debacle Unlikely In Pennsylvania

PEMA Director: Hawaii False Alert Debacle Unlikely In Pennsylvania

It was not immediately clear what triggered the mistake. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency responded on social media to say there was no inbound missile, but the initial alert still created pan...

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Denmark charges inventor with murdering journalist Kim Wall on submarine

Denmark charges inventor with murdering journalist Kim Wall on submarine

In what was definitely one of the strangest news stories of a year ago, Madsen - who had designed and piloted his own custom submarine - was accused of deliberately killing Wall after she disappeared....

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Trump in 'excellent' overall health: White House doctor

Trump and his doctor discussed his diet and exercise during last week's physical and set a goal of losing 10-15 pounds. Jackson also said that while Trump "doesn't have a daily exercise regiment",...

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Labour accuses government of negligence after Carillion collapses

Has your firm been affected by the Carillion liquidation? Carillion's collapse into compulsory liquidation has put thousands of jobs at risk, but the Government said staff should go to wo...

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Cuomo unveils state budget proposal

Cuomo, a Democrat, unveiled his $168 billion spending proposal on Tuesday. Such a change will mean significantly higher taxes for many residents in high-tax states such as NY. He said that it would ...

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Shreveport, Bossier school closures for Tuesday

Shreveport, Bossier school closures for Tuesday

VICKSBURG SCHOOLS: Due to the extremely cold temperatures and the slippery conditions of roads that are not expected to improve by tomorrow, all Vicksburg Warren School District schools and offices wi...

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How the Aziz Ansari Debate Is Currently Missing the Point

How the Aziz Ansari Debate Is Currently Missing the Point

By Sunday, Jan. 14, Ansari had issued a statement saying they did go out to dinner and engaged in sexual acts. "I'm sorry you had a bad date", said Banfield, accusing the woman of equating her exp...

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