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VANCOUVER - It's unclear what the impact on law enforcement will be in the wake of a landmark court decision that slammed the RCMP for investigative methods it used during an elaborate undercover oper
TORONTO - No winning ticket was sold for the $60 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. And only one of the 11 MaxMillions prizes available was won by a ticket purchased in Ontario. The j
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Malia Obama was slammed by social media users for skipping the historic speeches at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night, and attending the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago instead. The
A man suspected of opening fire on two San Diego police officers, killing one and severely wounding the other, has been arrested and charged with murder after a gunfight that left the accused gunman
SpaceX has been selected by NASA for another crewed flight to the International Space Station, marking the second such mission that Elon Musk's company has been granted an order for. The move, part o
An NRI based out of the Netherlands has created an online rendezvous for people in the film and television industry. The portal acts as a platform for writers, directors, cinematographers and art dir
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CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters battled for an eighth day on Friday to quell a deadly blaze near California's renowned Big Sur coast that has destroyed dozens of homes, threatened
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