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2 hrs ago | CBC News

Queen Elizabeth turns 88: A royal diplomat in her 'best decade' yet

Two or three decades ago, the thought of a former Irish Republican Army man dining at the same table as Queen Elizabeth in Windsor Castle would have been impossible to fathom.

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Related Topix: World News, Queen Elizabeth, Irish Republican Army, Canada, Prince William,

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Canada.com

Trapped beaver tale has a happy ending

A beaver ostensibly trapped in a lock chamber of the Rideau Canal at Merrickville had locals fretting about its fate over the Easter weekend.

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CBC News

Carlington stabbing sends man to hospital, another arrested

A 32-year-old man is in hospital and another has been arrested after an early-morning stabbing in Ottawa's west end.

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Detroit Free Press

Police ID woman found dead after house explodes

State police have released the name of the 59-year-old woman who was found dead after an explosion destroyed a home on northern Michigan's Drummond Island.

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Related Topix: Drummond Island, MI, Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Canada, Chippewa County, MI

Vancouver Sun

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76 after losing battle with prostate cancer

With the arrival of Good Friday and Easter Sunday, The Vancouver Sun looks at 15 of the top movies ever made about the historical Jesus, about metaphorical Christ figures and about central Christian themes.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Paterson, NJ,

NewsFactor

Canadian Teen Arrested for Heartbleed Hack

Lookout security researcher Marc Rogers told Bloomberg that because a hacker would have to target individual devices, the attack would be too complex and would provide very little value.

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Prince George Citizen

U.S. investors warming up to Air Canada's promise, says New York analyst

Air Canada's financial promise is piquing the interest of U.S. institutional investors seeking a way to profit from the turnaround of another North American carrier, according to a New York analyst.

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Related Topix: Canada, Warren Buffett

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Scotsman.com

Crack cocaine-smoking mayor in re-election bid

HE IS the crack-cocaine-smoking populist politician whose video-taped exploits have found infamy on the internet and dominated water-cooler conversations across Canada.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canada,

CBC News

2 men charged after alleged road racing in Barrie, Ont.

The police force says the officers were on patrol Friday night when two "matching vehicles" allegedly racing each other blew right by them at more than 100 km/h.

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The Toronto Star

Mississsauga, then and now

As she peered out the windows of Mississauga City Hall, through classic 1970s horned-rimmed specs she sometimes donned, newly anointed mayor Hazel McCallion would have seen a city unrecognizable to the one she steers today.

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DurhamRegion.com

Driver uninjured in collision that killed man on Hwy. 401 in Oshawa

No one else was injured when a local man died after being struck by a vehicle on Hwy.

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CFRB

Moira River levels peak but starting to drop in flood-hit Belleville area

Officials say the water levels on the Moira River have peaked and are now starting to drop as the Belleville, Ont., area continues to struggle with major flooding.

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Related Topix: Canada, Natural Disasters, Flood

CFRB

UPDATED: Two people in hospital after ''very aggressive'' apartment fire

Two people have been rushed to hospital from a highrise fire in Toronto. Firefighters were called to an apartment building on Humber Blvd, near Weston Rd at about 11:40 am Friday.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

CNews

Ont. men charged with juvenile prank

Two Orangeville, Ont., men are both facing a serious criminal charge after one of them allegedly held a handwritten sign out from the passenger-side window of their car that said, 'Help me - he has a gun.'

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Canada.com

Canada to allow Sikh kirpans in its embassies and missions abroad

Eight years after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that kirpans - the ceremonial daggers worn by those of the Sikh faith - could be safely brought into schools under certain conditions, they will now be allowed into all Canadian embassies and missions abroad.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sikh, World News, India, Canada

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Sammy Hagar Assembles Yet Another All-Star Band for 'History of Rock' Tour Dates

Sammy Hagar isn't finished inviting friends along for summer shows. In addition to shows with his normal backing band the Wabos, Hagar will be joined by a new lineup featuring Michael Anthony and Jason Bonham during select appearances in 2014.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

NY, Ontario events mark War of 1812 bicentennial

Battle re-enactments, tours, exhibits and other events are set for this year's commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

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CBC News

Ontario wineries permitted to open Easter Weekend

At Cooper's Hawk Vineyards in Harrow, Ont., staff say even adding one extra day over Easter Weekend could help clients.

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Related Topix: Canada, Drink, Wine

Examiner.com

Witnesses testify, eyewitnesses confirm that Pope Francis raped, killed children

This article was based on today's exclusive interview with Kevin Annett of the International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State on this week's litigation in the Brussels Common Law Court of Justice.

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Related Topix: Canada, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pagan/Wiccan

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Canada.com

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford holds official launch of re-election campaign

Toronto's controversial Mayor Rob Ford threw a large party - complete with recorded music and a live band - for the official launch of his re-election campaign.

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