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|Russian troops 'brought into Ukraine', says Ukrainian president - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:31:29 EDT|
Ukraine's president called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council and cancelled a foreign trip Thursday, declaring that "Russian troops were actually brought into Ukraine," as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict.
|2 women face charges for being 'unruly' on Cuba flight returned to Toronto - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:01:38 EDT|
Two Ontario women will face charges after their behaviour aboard a Cuba-bound flight prompted the pilot to turn back to Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Wednesday, police say.
|'It's genuinely beloved': Why Canadians continue to crush on Tim Hortons - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:00:00 EDT|
The richest best-dressed company director and the poorest worst-dressed unemployed worker — both can be seen holding a cup of Tim Hortons coffee in their hand and neither feels awkward. This helps to explain the enduring love affair that Canadians have with the coffee and doughnut giant.
|Hurricane Cristobal to bring wind, rain to Atlantic Canada - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:52:54 EDT|
Hurricane Cristobal has the North Atlantic in its sights. It's expected to move rapidly, staying away from Bermuda and passing south of Nova Scotia, dumping rain on parts of Atlantic Canada through to Friday.
|Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt get married - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:44:38 EDT|
Hollywood's most famous couple married Saturday in France, says a spokesman.
|Ex-Alberta deputy premier says $20K cell bill due to 'very distressed cabinet minister' - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:10:37 EDT|
Alberta former deputy premier Thomas Lukaszuk, now a Conservative leadership candidate, says he was dealing with legal issues related to a dispute between a cabinet minister and a sibling when he ran up a $20,000 cellphone roaming bill while vacationing in Poland in 2012.
|Man facing 5 murder charges in Calgary stabbings in court after psychiatric review - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:00:37 EDT|
A man accused of stabbing five young people to death at a house party in Calgary is to appear in court today after a psychiatric assessment.
|How to help kids cope with back-to-school stress - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:00:00 EDT|
Author and psychiatrist Shimi Kang tells parents about the warning signs their kids may be too stressed and what to do about it.
|ISIS executes dozens of Syrian troops captured at airbase - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:09:27 EDT|
ISIS fighters have executed dozens of members of the Syrian army they captured after seizing an air base in the northeast of the country, a group monitoring the violence says.
|4 things to know about a national public inquiry for murdered aboriginal women - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:00:00 EDT|
With so much debate about a public inquiry into Canada's missing and murdered aboriginal women, here's a closer look at how one could work and what it could reasonably hope to achieve.
|Ebola cases could hit 20,000, WHO says - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:55:30 EDT|
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as now, says the World Health Organization.
|JPMorgan investigates possible cyberattack by Russian hackers - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:50:56 EDT|
JPMorgan Chase & Co is investigating a possible cyberattack, as the FBI investigates widespread reports of Russian hackers attacking major financial institutions to retaliate against U.S. sanctions aimed at Russia.
|Hunger makes Quebec Inuit shorter than average: study - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:35:48 EDT|
Research by scientists affiliated with Laval University found eight- to 14-year-olds from food insecure families in Nunavik were an average of two centimetres shorter than their friends who had enough to eat.
|From Ebola to Syria, UN says more than 100 million people need aid - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:00:00 EDT|
From Syria to Iraq and natural disasters to a deadly virus, 2014 has already been marked by a major surge in humanitarian crises — and there are still four months to go. A UN report released last week says this year has seen a large increase in the number of people needing aid.
|Husband dies, wife survives 8 days after canoe capsizes in northern Sask. - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:23:57 EDT|
A woman has survived eight days in the northern Saskatchewan wilderness after her canoe capsized and her husband perished.
|New charges for Sunwing passengers after in-flight scuffle - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:41:00 -0400|
Two Sunwing passengers are due in an Ontario court Thursday after allegedly disrupting a Cuba-bound plane and forcing it to return to Toronto.
|Soon-to-be deported parents face dilemma: leave kids or take them to Egypt - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:46:00 -0400|
A Quebec couple is facing the difficult decision of what to do with their two young daughters after their refugee status claim was denied.
|Cristobal to merge with cold front to bring wind, rain to Atlantic Canada - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:41:28 -0400|
Hurricane Cristobal has the North Atlantic in its sights. The Canadian Hurricane Centre in Halifax says the storm is racing northeastward toward the Grand Banks off Newfoundland.
|Suspect in Calgary mass stabbing to appear in court - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:36:00 -0400|
A man accused of stabbing five young people to death at a house party in Calgary is to appear in court Thursday after a psychiatric assessment.
|Canada Post reports profit from boost in parcels, lower benefit costs - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:30:00 -0400|
The Canada Post Group of Companies reported Wednesday a net profit rise to $67 million in the second quarter, boosted by growth in its parcel delivery business and lower pension costs.
|Woman survives 8 days in Saskatchewan wilderness after husband killed - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:40:00 -0400|
A 62-year-old Saskatchewan woman has been rescued after surviving more than a week in the wilderness. The Prince Albert woman had been out canoeing with her husband when their boat capsized on a set of rapids.
|Police dog without handler after Moncton shootings to return to work - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:47:00 -0400|
A police dog who tugged at heartstrings across the country when he rose on his hind legs at his slain partner's funeral to sniff his Stetson is going back to work.
|Western University newspaper apologizes for TA dating guide - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:45:00 -0400|
Western University's daily student newspaper has apologized for publishing a "how-to" guide on dating teaching assistants, which suggests Facebook stalking as a way of getting close to school staff.
|Aquarium takes board to court over bylaw that would ban whales, dolphins - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:33:00 -0400|
The Vancouver Aquarium has launched a legal challenge over the city park board's attempt to prohibit the breeding of whales, dolphins and porpoises at the popular tourist attraction.
|Halifax university renames frosh week to 'Welcome Week' one year after sexist chant - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:26:00 -0400|
First-year students entering Saint Mary's University will be experiencing a very different frosh week nearly one year after orientation leaders led a chant glorifying non-consensual sex with underage girls.