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Hundreds gather to pay tribute to slain U.S. police officers


Candlelight vigil held at Ontario Police Memorial at Queen’s Park to honour officers recently gunned down in the United States. Hundreds of police officers, politicians and members of the public gathered at Queen’s Park Wednesday night to pay tribute to officers recently gunned down in U.S. cities like Dallas and …

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Toronto to host North American Indigenous Games in 2017


The countdown has already begun for the games, which have been around for more than 25 years. Mary Spencer is a three-time world boxing champion, a five-time Pan Am Games medalist, and an Olympian. But one of her fondest sporting memories is of playing basketball in Winnipeg in 2002. It …

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Germany expresses concern over Turkey’s state of emergency


BERLIN (AP) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Turkey’s state of emergency should only last as long as it’s “absolutely necessary.” A day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency following last week’s failed coup, Steinmeier said it’s important that “the rule of law, …

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