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Eleven dead after shooting inside Pittsburgh synagogue: police

PITTSBURGH — A shooter opened fire during a baby naming ceremony at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, killing 11 people. At least six other people were wounded, including four police officers who dashed to the scene, authorities said. Police said a suspect was in custody after the attack at the …

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Winning $60M Lotto Max ticket sold in Edmonton

If you bought a Lotto Max ticket in Edmonton for this week’s draw, check your ticket. The winning $60-million ticket for Friday’s draw was sold somewhere in Alberta’s capital city, according to the Western Canadian Lottery Corporation. There was just one ticket that matched all seven numbers. The unofficial winning numbers for the …

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Canadian millennials say they need $166,000/yr to feel financially secure

Canadians have big financial dreams, according to a recent survey from Edward Jones. The poll conducted by Leger, found that Canadians believe they need to an average pre-tax salary of $250,000 to feel financially comfortable. This stands in stark contrast with the country’s median, after-tax income of $56,000, as reported …

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EXCLUSIVE: Stats Canada requesting banking information of 500,000 Canadians without their knowledge

Statistics Canada is asking banks across the country for financial transaction data and personal information of 500,000 Canadians without their knowledge, Global News has learned. Documents obtained by Global News show the national statistical agency plans to collect “individual-level financial transactions data” and sensitive information, like social insurance numbers (SIN), from …

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France’s niqab ban violates human rights, UN panel says

Measure harms women’s right to religious expression, may confine them at home, committee says The UN Human Rights Committee said Tuesday that France’s ban on the niqab was a violation of human rights, and it called on the government to review the legislation. France had failed to make the case for its …

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Man finds razor blade in chocolate bar bought in Stockyards

A 41-year-old man was not injured when he opened up a Twix bar he bought at a Dollarama in the Stockyards District over the weekend and found a razor blade lodged inside it. Toronto police say that on Saturday, the man went into a Dollarama at 30 Weston Road and …

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Titanic ll set to sail in 2022 along the same ill-fated route, promising ‘an authentic Titanic experience’

A replica of the ill-fated ship Titanic is set to sail in 2022, following the same route as the original ship, while boasting of an “authentic Titanic experience.” Spearheaded by Australian mining tycoon Clive Palmer, shipping company Blue Star Line announced its plans to have the Titanic II completed and sailing within …

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New toonie released to celebrate the end of WW1

Royal Canadian Mint Canada has a new toonie. In keeping with the tradition of issuing coins remembering the sacrifices of Canadians who served with the military, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued a two-dollar circulation coin that commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. The coin recalls …

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Toronto father charged in death of his 3-week-old baby girl

Toronto police say a 29-year-old man accused in the death of his three-week-old daughter will likely have his aggravated assault charge upgraded to second-degree murder. Police said they responded to a call just before 11 a.m. last Thursday to an apartment building on Pharmacy Avenue in the city’s east end. Authorities …

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Edmonton family returns from movie to jacked-up SUV without wheels

An Edmonton man is encouraging people to get locking wheel nuts on their vehicles after someone made off with two of his wheels while his wife and kids were at a movie late last week. It happened Friday afternoon at the Manning Town Centre parking lot. Adam Legge said his …

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