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In major shift, federal government looks to settle in ‘60s Scoop lawsuit

February 1, 2020 - 17:17

The change comes after years of litigation and before a judge prepared to rule on the $1.3-billion class action suit.
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Turkey begins attack on Kurdish-held region in Syria despite warnings from U.S.

January 19, 2018 - 22:33

Turkey has complained for months about U.S. support for the Syrian Kurds. U.S. officials have warned against the military operation.
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Look at fees or bans to curb plastics use, says Toronto parks and environment chair

January 19, 2018 - 22:14

Councillors Mary-Margaret McMahon and Mike Layton want to cut the use of disposable bags, cups, straws and coffee pods.
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Police investigate properties in Scarborough and Madoc with links to accused killer Bruce McArthur

January 19, 2018 - 21:58

The searches are part of the police investigation into the disappearances of Andrew Kinsman, 49, and Selim Esen, 44. Bruce McArthur, 66, is charged with first-degree murder in their deaths.
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U.S. company investigating after one of its wind turbines collapsed in Chatham-Kent, Ont.

January 19, 2018 - 21:45

The incident happened late Thursday or early Friday in Chatham-Kent and it “did not cause any injuries or impact to the broader community,” a spokesperson for the company said.
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Trump administration likely to approve plan to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem by 2019

January 19, 2018 - 20:41

Rex Tillerson has been considering several options since Trump declared Jerusalem to be Israel’s capital and announced the U.S. would move its embassy from Tel Aviv.
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Hawaii governor took 15 minutes to tell the public missile alert was false, official says

January 19, 2018 - 20:21

The governor’s spokesperson said he had to track her down to prepare a message. She said the communications team handles his social media.
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Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered, sources say

January 19, 2018 - 19:41

The Sherman family’s private investigation into the shocking deaths of billionaire Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife Honey is revealing a very different story than the murder-suicide theory that has led headlines to date. A Star investigation reveals the details.
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Canada Border Services Agency struggling under freedom of information backlog

January 19, 2018 - 19:41

Border services agency says an influx on new requests, limited staffing lead to asking Canadians to abandon information requests.
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Accused killer Bruce McArthur filed for bankruptcy years before charges for murder

January 19, 2018 - 19:27

“Nothing about him said ‘I’m killing innocent men,’ ” neighbour Chantal Smith told the Star.
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In heat, rain and snow, the tireless search for Andrew Kinsman went on

January 19, 2018 - 19:25

The months-long search for Andrew Kinsman came to an end on Thursday when Bruce McArthur was charged with first-degree murder in relation to Kinsman and Selim Esen.
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Women march again in quest to become a political force

January 19, 2018 - 19:23

Hundreds of gatherings are planned Saturday and Sunday across the U.S. and around the world, including a Las Vegas rally targeting the mid-term elections.
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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s alleged attacker charged with federal crime

January 19, 2018 - 19:15

Rene Boucher faces possible prison time for the attack, which his attorney says “he’s very regretful” about and had to do with the upkeep of their yards.
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Former Trump aide Omarosa reportedly fears being caught up in Russia probe

January 19, 2018 - 18:56

Former Apprentice star reportedly believes she may become a fixture in Mueller’s investigation into possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russia’s election meddling
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Baltimore mayor fires police commissioner after record-high murder rate

January 19, 2018 - 18:48

Baltimore experienced a record murder rate last year and had by far the highest rate of the 30 most populous U.S. cities.
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Analysis: Gas-plants scandal hurt Liberals long before guilty verdict

January 19, 2018 - 18:45

Voters long ago reached their own verdict on the gas-plants scandal.
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Councillors wrestle with fate of old market drain

January 19, 2018 - 18:44

The updated proposal to showcase the 1831 central drain at the St. Lawrence Market comes in at a lower cost than the original plan, but still carries a hefty price tag.
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