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Trudeau praises Liberals’ achievements since taking power

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OTTAWA— Justin Trudeau summed up his first months in government with a self-congratulatory pat on the back for keeping key electoral promises to aid middle-class families. Yet in a news conference eight months after taking power, he appeared a more wary leader than the exuberant campaigner of 2015, deflecting questions, …

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Stabbing near Keele and Lawrence sends 2 to hospital

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Two males are in hospital this morning after a stabbing in the city’s Brookhaven- Amesbury neighbourhood. It happened at around 10 p.m. in the area of Keele Street and Flamborough Drive, near Lawrence Avenue. Two victims, who were stabbed on the street, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. One suspect has been taken …

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Voters decide in Britain’s historic EU referendum

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LONDON (AP) – Voters in Britain are deciding Thursday whether the country should remain in the European Union – a historic referendum that will determine the nation’s future for generations to come. More than 46 million people are registered to vote in the referendum, which asks: “Should the United Kingdom …

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Daring flight removes 2 sick workers from South Pole station

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SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Two people who fell ill while working at the U.S. research station at the South Pole have been evacuated by a small plane that made the daring rescue flight in Antarctica’s harsh winter. The National Science Foundation said the two workers arrived safely late Wednesday in …

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Pope travels to Armenia after genocide flap and new tensions

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VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis is making his first foray into the former Soviet Union with a weekend visit to Armenia, a year after he riled Turkey by declaring the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians genocide and amid fresh tensions with rival Azerbaijan. The Vatican has long cheered the Armenian …

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‘Raped woman’ remark: IOA contemplating to drop Salman Khan as goodwill ambassador for Rio Games?

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Salman Khan’s appointment as India’s Goodwill Ambassador at the upcoming Rio Games was criticized by several Indian athletes. New Delhi: Days after his controversial ‘raped woman’ comment stirred a huge controversy, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is contemplating to drop the Bollywood superstar as goodwill ambassador for upcoming Rio Olympics. …

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