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Cash shift might revive Sheppard subway extension


Feds are asked to move aid commitment from one LRT to another, and one councillor sees it as evidence that the province wants a subway, not LRT, on Sheppard. City council may have ended the debate over one controversial Scarborough subway this week, but the dispute over a second one …

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City asks for crosswalk phone ban


Motion ‘seems silly’ to some but council sends text message of its own, calling for province to bar pedestrians from using their devices while crossing road. Pokemon GO players, texting addicts, and avid Instagrammers beware — city council wants to crack down on you. At the end of a lengthy …

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France reels as Bastille Day attack leaves 84 dead in Nice


NICE, France (AP) – A large truck plowed through revelers gathered for Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, killing at least 84 people and sending others fleeing into the sea as it bore down for more than a mile along the Riviera city’s famed waterfront promenade. The driver was killed by …

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Ramdas Athawale wants Devyani Khobragade as his private secretary?


New Delhi: Newly appointed Minister of State for social justice and empowerment Ramdas Athawale is reported to be keen on appointing former Deputy Consul-General of India in New York Devyani Khobragade as his private secretary. While news agency PTI claimed that the order to appoint Khobragade as Athawale’s PS was …

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