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Texas House rejects demands to expand, strengthen ‘bathroom bill’

58 min 41 sec ago

“The House has compromised enough on this issue,” said the Texas’ Republican House speaker, adding it was “absurd” how much time lawmakers have spent prioritizing efforts to pass a North Carolina-style law that would restrict bathroom rules for transgender people.
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Russian bank owners sue BuzzFeed for publishing unverified Trump dossier

1 hour 24 min ago

The owners of Russia’s bank Alfa Bank have filed a defamation lawsuit, seeking unspecified damages from BuzzFeed over publishing the uncorroborated dossier.
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Will Iraqi special forces get away with murder?

1 hour 44 min ago

“We have made mistakes, but they are all directed toward the enemy, ISIS, and I’m proud of those mistakes,” said the leader of an Iraqi unit linked to torture accusations.
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Curbing money politics saves us money — and land: Cohn

2 hours 3 min ago

Decoupling money, politics and planning explains overdue reforms to urban and suburban planning at Queen's Park.
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Contentious council meeting leaves business unfinished

2 hours 7 min ago

Council voted to fund Pride, appoint a replacement councillor and ban a construction company from bidding on city contracts for three years, and punted other items to a July meeting.
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Dionne quintuplet sisters dedicate birthday wish to secure funding for birthplace

2 hours 30 min ago

As Cecile and Annette Dionne turn 83, they would like the government to ensure the log cabin has secure funding.
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Montreal mom injured in Times Square car crash still in coma, family member says

2 hours 32 min ago

The mother was one of over two dozen people who were injured when a Honda Accord sped through a pedestrian-packed crowd in New York City on May 18.
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Jared Kushner wanted to set up secret communications channel with Moscow: U.S. officials

2 hours 33 min ago

Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak reported to his superiors in Moscow that Kushner made the proposal during a meeting on Dec. 1 or 2 at Trump Tower, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by U.S. officials. The meeting also was attended by Michael Flynn.
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Reverend Brent Hawkes loses stage for his last Faith + Pride service

2 hours 46 min ago

“It really disturbed me that entertainers were getting priority over Brent Hawkes, who is one of our greatest heroes,” said Douglas Elliott, a human rights lawyer and member of Pride Toronto.
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Missouri museum to display Confederate battle flag, calling it ‘a teachable moment’

3 hours 25 min ago

As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, the museum is putting a restored Confederacy flag on a permanent inside display.
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The Conservative leadership race all but over

3 hours 25 min ago

Nothing left but the counting as Conservative Party faithful meet in Toronto, with Bernier seen as the guy to beat.
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Calgary man sentenced to three years in prison for $27M mortgage fraud

3 hours 56 min ago

Kenneth Charles Fowler, who was president of The Investment Exchange Mortgage Corporation, admitted to using money raised from investors to support his personal lifestyle and day trading.
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Large explosions, gunfire erupt in Libya’s capital ahead of Ramadan

4 hours 17 min ago

Heavy clashes erupted between rival militias in Tripoli. The violence arrived before the start of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan this weekend.
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Ottawa still is not doing enough for First Nations kids, tribunal rules

4 hours 23 min ago

Human rights tribunal says government discriminates indigenous kids by making adequate health, welfare services available.
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Planned protests at G7 meeting site put neighbouring Sicilian town on guard

4 hours 37 min ago

Tourist-friendly seaside town is temporarily shutting down as it expects violent outbursts to spill over from summit host city Taormina, where rallies have been banned.
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Saskatchewan man charged over online threats against Justin Trudeau

4 hours 39 min ago

The 34-year-old man from Borden was arrested on Wednesday during a traffic stop and charged with one count of uttering threats.
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Man convicted in Jane Creba shooting charged with drug trafficking

4 hours 46 min ago

Louis Raphael Woodcock, 30, was arrested by Kingston police Wednesday night with one day left in his parole.
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What makes a Toronto Star headline sing?

4 hours 55 min ago

Remember our ‘She the People’ front page? We go behind the scenes to explain how it came about.
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Toronto men involved in violent clash at Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington

5 hours 1 min ago

Alpkenan Dereci said he and other Erdogan supporters were the “real victims,” though they were seen striking protesters.
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Man shot and killed in Brampton

5 hours 9 min ago

Police are searching for suspects after a 33 year old man from Brampton was shot late Thursday night.
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