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Isis salon near Niagara Falls here to stay, says owner


Torontonians continue to flock to Isis, and its leader says it is here to stay and growing bigger. Don’t be alarmed. Not that ISIS. We mean Isis, a small body-sugaring and esthetics salon, in Fonthill, a community not far from Niagara Falls. The salon is named after the Egyptian goddess …

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Police officer apologizes for cyclist collision comments


A Toronto police spokesman has apologized after comments he made regarding a fatal cyclist crash were labelled “victim blaming” by safety advocates. Const. Clinton Stibbe told Metro and other media outlets the cyclist was travelling at a high speed and did not “approach the area with enough care.” But under …

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sexual assault of student


An Ottawa teacher has been charged with sexual assault after allegedly fostering a “sexual relationship” with a male student at her school, say police. The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board said the teacher worked full time at an elementary school and the alleged victim was a senior elementary student. Kyla Cowan-Wilson, …

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NATO summit to retool alliance to face new threats


WARSAW, Poland (AP) – In what some are terming NATO’s most important meeting in a generation, U.S. President Barack Obama and the leaders of the 27 other member nations are deciding how to retool the Cold War-era military alliance to face a daunting range of modern threats, from a hostile …

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Indian prime minister kicks off 4-nation African visit


MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) – India’s prime minister has kicked off a four-nation African tour on a continent where China’s presence has been strong, including countries that haven’t been visited by an Indian leader in more than three decades. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip is meant to raise India’s profile in …

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Sonia Gandhi greets people on Eid-ul-Fitr


New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and said the Prophet’s teachings of love and peaceful co-existence have immense value to help strengthen the country. In her message, she congratulated all those who undertook the Ramadan and said, “The Holy Prophet’s …

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Khetan never compared manifesto with religious books: AAP


Facing criticism after Ashish Khetan allegedly compared party’s youth manifesto for Punjab to religious books, the Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday said he never made the comparison and that some “language problem” led people to interpret his remarks “wrongly”. AAP’s Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur sought to clarify the issue, …

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