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Mississauga library workers, city announce tentative deal


Both the city of Mississauga and CUPE Local 1989 announced Thursday that a ‘tentative deal’ has been reached. The city of Mississauga and CUPE Local 1989, a union representing the city’s public library staffers, have reached a tentative deal. Union members have been on strike since July 4, mainly over …

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Mourners dance in honour of slain Calgary mother, daughter


More than a thousand people attended the memorial service for Sara Baillie and her 5-year-old daughter, Taliyah Marsman, who were found dead earlier this month. CALGARY—Loved ones of a slain mother and daughter celebrated their lives with one of the pair’s favourite activities — dancing. More than a thousand people …

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Search for Flight 370 will be suspended, possibly forever


PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) – The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be suspended once the current search area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured, the ministers of the three countries conducting the operation announced Friday, possibly ending all hopes of solving aviation’s greatest mystery. “In the absence …

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Kashmir residents struggle under India security lockdown


SRINAGAR, India (AP) – Sheikh Naseer Ahmed is getting married, yet his home looks like anyone else’s. There are no floral or light decorations, no hustle and bustle. Only close relatives are invited to the modest meal that is being prepared. His unusually humble nuptials reflect how ordinary life is …

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FIR recommended against 8 cops in Mukha encounter: Police to HC


Punjab Police have told the Punjab and Haryana high court that the special investigation team (SIT) probing alleged 2015 fake encounter of Mukhjit Singh, alias Mukha, in Amritsar has recommended registration of a first information report (FIR) against eight police officials. The SIT head and inspector general of police (crime) …

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Will cancel 25K ‘out-of-turn’ tubewell connections: AAP


If the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) forms the government in Punjab, it plans to cancel more than 25,000 tubewell connections released “out of turn” on recommendations of Akali and Bharatiya Janata Party state legislators under the “discretionary quota” of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) chairman. AAP leader Sukhpal …

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