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Trudeau praises Liberals’ achievements since taking power

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

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

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

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

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?

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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