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Premier Wynne defends Hydro One purchase of U.S. utility that owns a coal plant

13 min 7 sec ago

Coal-burning plants are banned in Ontario and Wynne says now the province can take that influence elsewhere.
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At inquest into death of Michael MacIsaac, cop concedes there was a better way to resolve incident

25 min 29 sec ago

Const. Brian Taylor shot and killed a naked MacIsaac on an Ajax street Dec. 2, 2013, saying MacIsaac was advancing on him with a table leg.
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How ‘Despacito’ conquered the world

27 min 41 sec ago

The Spanish-language hit is the most streamed song in history.
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Beached whale appears beneath Notre Dame in Paris — for art and awareness

31 min 57 sec ago

A Belgian artists’ collective installed a very real-looking, life-size whale sculpture Friday alongside the Seine River to raise environmental awareness.
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Donald Trump is the inspiration for complainers — even in Toronto: Mallick

32 min 11 sec ago

And like the Florida guy who shot out the phone company's truck tires they are blinded by anger and have given up on what life has to offer.
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Protection for vulnerable workers a must for modernizing Ontario’s economy, labour advocates say

38 min 11 sec ago

But at the last province-wide public deputation, economists, activists, and business leaders clash over labour reform implications.
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Liberals quash NDP push to question Justin Trudeau on NAFTA

50 min 54 sec ago

Trade committee will hear from foreign affairs minister Aug. 14 as calls continue for more transparency on government’s NAFTA goals.
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Relentless liar Sean Spicer was the perfect spokesman for Donald Trump: Analysis

1 hour 4 min ago

Stammering and rumpled, Spicer was in some odd fit with Trump. But then he was willing to lie about nearly everything.
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Santa helps raises awareness of dwindling donations in summer months

1 hour 30 min ago

Daily Bread Food Bank says money and food donations are down by about 50 per cent.
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Man facing eight more charges regarding failure to disclose HIV status

1 hour 31 min ago

Since Ala Al Safi was charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault in June, eight more victims have come forward.
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Florida teens, who mocked and filmed drowning man, had no obligation to save him: experts

1 hour 39 min ago

In the video, the teens can be heard laughing at the drowning man, telling him he’s going die and that they weren’t going to help him as he struggled and screamed.
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Driver charged after dramatic video shows vicious attack of 74-year-old cyclist

1 hour 59 min ago

Man climbed out of his truck and attacked the cyclist with a small club after an argument on the side of the road, police say.
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Star readers help female genital mutilation survivor reach fundraising goal

2 hours 9 min ago

Yasmin Mumed, 23, will go to California for reconstructive surgery.
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5-year-old U.K. girl left in tears after being fined $195 for lemonade stand

2 hours 18 min ago

The girl was selling homemade lemonade to fans attending a dance festival when she was fined.
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Meet Anthony Scaramucci, the fierce Trump loyalist who sparked Sean Spicer’s resignation

2 hours 53 min ago

Donald Trump has long admired Scaramucci’s vocal, unabashed loyalty. Still the president’s decision to bring the investment veteran into a top White House role represents a remarkable political ascension.
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B.C. Premier John Horgan hikes welfare, disability rates days after swearing in

2 hours 53 min ago

The increase, which has been lauded by anti-poverty groups, will catapult B.C. from last to third place in the country when it comes to assistance rates.
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Two years after Cecil the lion’s death, his son Xanda killed by trophy hunter in Zimbabwe

3 hours 1 min ago

The killing of Cecil’s 6-year-old son highlights peril facing African lions.
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Australian woman shot by cop in Minneapolis ‘did not have to die,’ police chief says

3 hours 6 min ago

Chief Janee Harteau on Thursday defended Officer Mohamed Noor’s training but lamented the death of 40-year-old bride-to-be Justine Damond.
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Exxon fined $2 million for violating U.S. sanctions against Russia under Rex Tillerson

3 hours 15 min ago

Current U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil company’s chief executive when Exxon violated sanctions imposed after Russia’s armed actions against Ukraine, the Treasury said.
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Christopher Husbands to get new Eaton Centre shooting trial after conviction overturned

3 hours 18 min ago

Husbands was found guilty more than two years ago in the deaths of two men in the June 2012 shooting.
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