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Russian election plot touched even minor Trump supporters
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By The Canadian Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The request was simple: organize or attend a sign-waving rally supporting Donald Trump. But some of the Florida Republicans on the receiving end of those requests now know that they didn't come from Republican allies, but from Russian adversaries. ... Read More
Ottawa to offset higher gas prices after Churchill, Man., lost its rail link
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By The Canadian Press CHURCHILL, Man. — The federal government says it will help residents of Churchill, Man., offset the higher prices for gasoline they've been paying since the northern Manitoba community lost its rail link. Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr announced Friday that...
Protocols needed for care of intoxicated patients after Ontario woman's death: inquest
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By The Canadian Press An inquest probing the circumstances surrounding the 2012 death of an Ontario Indigenous woman is recommending stricter protocols for handling intoxicated patients. Jurors at the inquest heard that Ina Matawapit died in police custody after being...
Christopher Bailey's Burberry farewell tops London shows
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By The Canadian Press LONDON — Christopher Bailey's final show as Burberry creative director dominated London Fashion Week on Saturday. Bailey is leaving the popular brand later this year after a 17-year stint that helped it regain its prominence as...
Vancouver artist's cartoon of Florida school shooting resonates
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By The Canadian Press VANCOUVER — A Vancouver illustrator said she's overwhelmed by the social media response to her cartoon depicting a victim of the recent school shooting in Florida. Pia Guerra's "Hero's Welcome" shows a young girl leading the school's football...
Utility offered Burgum more than free Super Bowl tickets
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By The Canadian Press BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's trip to the Super Bowl as a guest of a Minneapolis utility included free invitations to a rock concert, private parties, meals and other events, The Associated Press...
Jailed Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan reported hospitalized
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By The Canadian Press PARIS — Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who was jailed this month during an investigation of two alleged cases of rape, has reportedly been hospitalized. An online site campaigning for Ramadan's release said on Saturday that...