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84-year-old Toronto man charged with stunt driving

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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An octogenarian Toronto resident has been charged with stunt driving, after he was allegedly caught driving more than 50 km/h over the posted speed li...

Woman chased down, sexually assaulted in park, police say

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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A woman was chased down in a city park, tackled and then sexually assaulted on Sunday afternoon, police say. Toronto police say the attack happened i...

Japan abuzz about Kei Nishikori/Marin Cilic U.S. Open final

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Home
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There’s no doubt Monday’s U.S. Open final between 10th-seededKeiNishikori and No. 14 Marin Cilic isn’t generating the buzz in New York that a No...

Spruce Meadows BMO Nations Cup

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Watch the world's top equestrian riders compete in the qualifying round of the BM Nations Cup at Spruce Meadows. Watch the final round at 8 p.m....

Spruce Meadows Suncor Cup

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Click the video player above to watch the world's top equestrian riders compete in the Suncor Cup event at Spruce Meadows on Saturday at 1 p.m. ...

Local Chinese school visited by CSIS, director says

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Agents of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service have attempted to speak to the director of a Chinese language school located at Dawson College in...

Patient admitted to Windsor hospital does not have Ebola

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Windsor Regional Hospital tells CBC News that a patient admitted to hospital with symptoms of ebola does not have the virus. Ron Foster, the vice pre...

Riders' QB Darian Durant out for next game with injured arm

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The Saskatchewan Roughriders will be going to a backup quarterback for their next game after Darian Durant was injured in the Banjo Bowl on Sunday. H...

Ebola outbreak in Liberia 'intense,' WHO finds

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Ebola cases in Liberia are rising "exponentially," the World Health Organization says. The UN health agency gave an update on Monday after...

Jeremy Hansen leads undersea spacewalks on NEEMO 19 mission

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen is spending seven days living at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean and leading a crew to explore the ocean floor, to ...

B.C. teachers' strike: Jim Iker updates BCTF negotiations

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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B.C. Teachers' Federation president Jim Iker is expected to issue an update on the provincial teachers' strike on Monday morning, after the ...

Scottish stocks, U.K. pound hammered by pro-independence poll

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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The British pound was trading at a 10-month low against the U.S. dollar Monday after an opinion poll that suggested 51 per cent support for Scottish i...

Girl on bike struck by vehicle dies in hospital

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A seven-year-old child struck by a vehicle while riding a bike in Markham has died, police report. The collision at McCowan Road and Devonshire Avenu...

Hamilton a pioneer with project to get EpiPens into malls

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Hamilton took a step toward its "massive goal" of being “the epicenter of addressing food allergies” Monday when it launched a unique ne...

2 arrested after Jackson Square security guard brawl caught on tape

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Two men have been arrested and are facing assault charges after a fight broke out between a group of BMX riders and security at Jackson Square mall in...

Homeownership gap between starter, dream residence widens

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It’s getting harder for young families to move up from their first home to a mid- or higher-priced one because of the widening gap between starter a...

Amber Lucius' mother charged with 1st-degree murder

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Laura Coward, the mother of Amber Lucius, 9, an Alberta girl found dead in a vehicle last week, has been charged with first-degree murder. Coward,...

Antonio Brown kicks punter & other must-see NFL plays

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Home
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In case you missed them, here are three must-see plays from Week 1 of the NFL season. Steelers' Antonio Brown kicks punter during return: Mau...

Hamilton man's home in Gaza still rubble after war with Israel

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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It’s been a month, but Baraa Abu Dagga is still looking at a charred pit where his family’s home used to be. “It’s been really difficult – ...

Woman charged with sexual assault after home entered

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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A 38-year-old woman faces assault and sexual assault charges after police say tenants of a home in the Dundas Street West and McCaul Street area were ...

Montreal DJ Poirier steps off the dance floor as Boundary

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Montreal DJ and producer GhislainPoirier is working these days under a new moniker, Boundary. The pillar of Montreal’s electronic music scene has d...

High School Students Plan 'Walk-In'

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

On what should be the fifth day of classes for B.C. schools, some frustrated students say it's time their concerns are heard in the ongoing teach...

Canada and EU sign co-operation treaty on crime, energy

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Politics

Canada and the European Union have signed a joint strategic partnership agreement on areas including energy and law enforcement. Foreign Affairs Mini...

The Beatles played the Montreal Forum 50 years ago today

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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The streets surrounding the Montreal Forum on the night of Sept. 7, 1964 were teeming with young teens. They lined the sidewalks around the arena at ...

Jack the Ripper named as Aaron Kosminski, Polish immigrant: book

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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New DNA evidence proves that a 23-year-old Polish immigrant was Jack the Ripper, according to a book about 19th-century London's notorious serial...