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Orascom, Bombardier to build $1.5 bln monorail in Egypt 
Reuters Africa - 5 Hours ago
CAIRO May 3 (Reuters) - Canada's Bombardier Inc and Egypt's Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors will build a $1.5 billion monorail near Cairo, Egypt's housing minister said. The 52 kilometre
Orascom, Bombardier to build US$1.5 billion monorail in Egypt Channel NewsAsia
Orascom, Bombardier to build $1.5 billion... The Fiscal Times
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Harper Government marks 100th anniversary of the Second Battle of Ypres and In Flanders  
Yahoo! Finance - 4 Hours ago
Minister Poilievre participates in commemorative ceremony and John McCrae statue unveiling OTTAWA, May, 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament (Nepean-Carleton) and Regional
Harper Government marks 100th anniversary of the Second Battle of Ypres and In Finwin
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Mounties wary of Alberta opium poppy project 
Metro Canada - 4 Hours ago
OTTAWA – The RCMP has voiced concerns to Health Canada about an Alberta company’s plans to cultivate opium poppies over fears the medicinal project could attract drug-peddling criminals. Lethbridge-based
RCMP concerned plan to cultivate opium poppies will attract criminals CTV News
RCMP concerned about Lethbridge company's plan to cultivate opium poppies CTV News
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Feds to seek emergency stay of Omar Khadr bail 
Metro Canada - 3 Hours ago
EDMONTON – The federal government is planning to seek an emergency stay of an Alberta judge’s decision to grant former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr bail, the Canadian Press has learned. The application,
Federal government to try to block Omar Khadr from being released on bail Metro Canada
Feds to seek emergency stay of bail for Omar Khadr CTV News
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Airbnb-ing your home? Think twice 
Metro Canada - 7 Hours ago
TORONTO – Airbnb may seem like a fast route to a quick buck for Canadians who own properties in popular travel destinations, but renting out a home to strangers can be perilous. A Calgary family learned
Want to rent your place on Airbnb? Experts urge caution after Calgary home trashed CTV News
Airbnb experts urge caution after Calgary home trashed CTV News
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Obama KXL claim debunked in a Montana field 
Metro Canada - 3 Hours ago
BAKER, Mont. – U.S. President Barack Obama’s claims about the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline have been raising eyebrows lately in this tiny oil-industry town in eastern Montana. The locals smell
Obama falsely claims Keystone XL would carry only Canadian oil CTV News
Barack Obama Keystone XL claim debunked in a Montana field Metro Canada
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"We're very happy" - Brown campaign reports excellent voter turn out 
Bloomberg - 85 Minutes ago
/CNW/ - With about one hour left to cast ballots on the first day of voting in the PC Party of Ontario leadership election, voter turn out has been outstanding. Patrick Brown supporters have exceeded     Add Comment

Media Advisory - Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs holds Memorial Service Sunday  
Bloomberg - 6 Hours ago
/CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) will hold their annual Memorial Service honouring the Chief Officers who have passed away in the last year. This is one of the premier events held     Add Comment

U.S. Blanks Canada for Gold at IPC World Sled Hockey Championship 
NBCNews.com - 81 Minutes ago
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Ontario PC party members start voting today for new leader 
CBC - 6 Hours ago
Members of the Ontario Progressive Conservative party start voting today for a new leader, but the winner won't be known until next Saturday. The field of candidates has narrowed to just two: deputy
PC party members begin process to choose new leader Newstalk 1290 CJBK
Ontario Progressive Conservatives start voting for a new leader CTV News
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"Avengers: Age of Ultron" is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $187.7 million  
TickerTech.com - 5 Hours ago
'Avengers: Age of Ultron' conquers the North American box office with a stunning $187.7M May 3. /UPI/ -- Copyright 2015 United Press International, Inc. (UPI). Any reproduction, republication, redistribution
A New York police officer is in critical but stable condition after being ambushed  TickerTech.com
A drug cartel in the Mexican state of Jalisco has been named responsible for a recent  TickerTech.com
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Tories in three-way dogfight as Alberta election nears its end 
CTV News - 20 Minutes ago
EDMONTON -- Alberta voters deliver their verdict Tuesday in an election campaign born out of faith, now climaxing in fear. It was supposed to be a 28-day victory lap for Premier Jim Prentice, who called
Alberta Election Winds Down With Tories In A Dogfight Huffington Post Canada
Tories in three-way dogfight as Alberta election nears it end CTV News
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Toronto Magician Chris Turchi to Perform Magic at the Zoetic... 
San Francisco Chronicle - 8 Hours ago
Chris ‘Christyrious’ Turchi is all set make a gala appearance at the Zoetic Theater on May 9th. The founder of the Mind Over Magic Show, Chris has been performing magic in all parts of the world for almost
Toronto Magician Chris Turchi to Perform Magic at the Zoetic Theater on May 9th MySanAntonio
Toronto Magician Chris Turchi to Perform Magic at the Zoetic Theater... PRWeb
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Government of Canada honours Netherlands liberators 
Bloomberg - 9 Hours ago
Thousands join Veteran delegation in stirring ceremony to mark historic anniversary GROESBEEK, the Netherlands, May 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and Mrs.     Add Comment

/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to mark 70th anniversary of  
Bloomberg - 11 Hours ago
/CNW/ - The Government of Canada will host two commemorative events to mark significant World War anniversaries. The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) will mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic
Media Advisory - Government of Canada to mark 70th anniversary of the Battle of  Bloomberg
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/R E P E A T -- Notice - Employment and Social Development Canada/ 
Bloomberg - 12 Hours ago
OTTAWA A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada
Notice - Employment and Social Development Canada Canada NewsWire
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Canada trounce Germany 10-0 at ice hockey worlds 
Bangkok Post - 4 Hours ago
PRAGUE - Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall scored a hat-trick as Canada trashed Germany 10-0 at the ice hockey world championships on Sunday to go top of Group A with a perfect record. Canada forward     Add Comment

Airbnb renters trash a Canadian couple’s home 
Kicker Daily News - 21 Hours ago
Airbnb , an accommodation website that allows homeowners to rent out their houses to vacationers, has been leaving quite an impression for offering a unique kind of lodging experience all around the world.     Add Comment

Ottawa West-Nepean, Sudbury, Peterborough byelections on Oct. 19 
CBC - 3 Hours ago
Three federal ridings in Ontario will hold by-elections on Oct. 19, the fixed election date, to fill the departures of two Conservative MPs and one NDP MP, Elections Canada has announced. The riding
Ottawa West-Nepean, Sudbury, Peterborough byelections on Oct. 19 read comments CBC
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Neil Bantleman appeals Jakarta child sex abuse verdict 
CBC - 31 Minutes ago
Lawyers for Neil Bantleman filed a formal appeal on Wednesday after the Canadian teacher was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Indonesia on child sex assault convictions. He continues to deny the allegations
Canadian teacher jailed in Indonesia appeals child sex abuse verdict CBC
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Battle of the Atlantic ceremony held in Halifax 
CBC - 7 Hours ago
Huge crowds gathered at Point Pleasant Park in Halifax on Sunday morning to commemorate the end of the Battle of the Atlantic, the single longest battle of WWII. Just offshore, HMCS Halifax sailed as     Add Comment

Thumbs up for birth of rare gibbon (The West Australian) 
West Australian - 4 Hours ago
Perth's Zoo's newest addition is also one of its rarest.    Add Comment

Chinese firm erects 57-story skyscraper in 19 days 
UPI - 4/30/2015
[embedded content] CHANGSHA, China, April 30 (UPI) -- A Chinese construction firm released time-lapse video showing how it erected a 57-story skyscraper in 19 working days at a rate of three floors     Add Comment

Calgarian from Nepal returning to homeland to help in aid effort 
MSN Canada - 5/1/2015
Utsav Shrestha is bracing for next Tuesday, when he’ll board a plane to his native Nepal. “There are lots districts where people are still trapped in rubble. It’s chaos. So I don’t know how I will react     Add Comment

A Russian Satellite Full of Toxic Fuel is Heading Towards Earth 
Virtual Jerusalem - 5/1/2015
NEWS   Follow Virtual Jerusalem on and  Date Posted: 2015-04-30 20:23:49 It may sound like the plot of a Hollywood action script, but     Add Comment

Harper, Mulroney praise Nolin at funeral 
MSN Canada - 4/30/2015
MONTREAL — Late Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin was remembered at his funeral on Thursday as a tolerant and brave man as well as a deeply admired politician who eschewed partisanship. "On behalf     Add Comment

NDP holds clear lead among decided Alberta provincial voters: poll 
MSN Canada - 4/30/2015
EDMONTON - NDP Leader Rachel Notley holds a commanding lead in Alberta’s provincial election campaign, with 38 per cent of decided voters planning to cast a ballot for her party, according to a new poll     Add Comment

Hey, that's my cappuccino! Coyote captured outside lower Manhattan cafe 
Times of India - 4/27/2015
NEW YORK: Police captured a young, female coyote outside a cafe in a residential area of lower Manhattan on Saturday, the latest in a series of coyote sightings in New York City, where an increasing number     Add Comment

B.C.'s Nepalese community waits for word on loved ones in quake zone 
CBC - 4/26/2015
Metro Vancouver residents with ties to Nepal are on edge waiting to hear if their loved ones are alive after a powerful earthquake ripped through the country. In Surrey dozens of members of the Nepalese     Add Comment

Texas trooper files suit over punishment for Snoop Dogg picture 
Yahoo! News - 4/29/2015
By AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas state trooper who says he was reprimanded after posing for a photograph with rapper Snoop Dogg filed a civil suit on Wednesday over the punishment he felt was unjust.
Texas trooper files suit over punishment … Yahoo! India
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Construction worker feared dead after trench collapse 
MSN Canada - 4/29/2015
EDMONTON - A 55-year-old Edmonton construction worker was buried under more than a metre of clay and dirt Tuesday afternoon when a backyard trench collapsed at an infill project. District fire chief     Add Comment

Professor in Texas fails entire class, school says no way -report (Reuters) 
Yahoo!Xtra - 4/28/2015
Professor in Texas fails entire class, school says no way -report - Yahoo New Zealand (Reuters) - A professor at Texas A&M University's campus in Galveston has flunked his entire strategic management     Add Comment

Professor in Texas fails entire class, school says no way -report 
News.net - 4/28/2015
(Reuters) - A professor at Texas A&M University's campus in Galveston has flunked his entire strategic management class amid claims of cheating and harassment, though university officials say the decision     Add Comment

Adventurous Diver Swims Through Massive School of Fish 
AZCentral.com - 4/30/2015
in warm waters around the globe. The fish group together in huge schools for protection and spend most of their life close to the shore in coral reefs. When they ar    Add Comment

Kristen Wiig Channels Her Inner Khaleesi on the 'Tonight Show' 
AZCentral.com - 4/30/2015
Daenerys Targaryen may be Queen of Meereen, the Andals and the First Men, but Kristen Wiig is the queen of hilariously terrible impersonations. The actress appeared on Wednesday's Tonight Show, preten    Add Comment

Hey thats my cappuccino Coyote captured outside lower Manhattan cafe 
Big News Network - 4/26/2015
Yahoo News Saturday 25th April, 2015 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police captured a young, female coyote outside a cafe in a residential area of lower Manhattan on Saturday, the latest in a series of coyote
Hey, that's my cappuccino! Coyote captured outside lower Manhattan cafe (Reuters) Yahoo!Xtra
Hey, that's my cappuccino! Coyote captured outside lower Manhattan cafe Austin American Statesman
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Argentine side train with dust masks as volcano spews ash 
Dunya News - 4/26/2015
Those at Neuquen and the Andean ski resorts of Bariloche and Chapelco have been closed. BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - An amateur side set to meet league champions Racing Club in the last 64 of the Argentine
Argentine side train with dust masks as volcano spews ash (Reuters) Yahoo! News Australia
Argentine side train with dust masks … Yahoo! India
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Health officials back Vancouver’s plan to license pot shops 
MSN Canada - 4/25/2015
Vancouver Sun 18 mins ago © Gerry Kahrmann The City of Vancouver announced this week it will charge medical marijuana shops $30,000 a year in fees if they meet proposed guidelines requiring them to     Add Comment

Woman who hit Venezuela leader with mango rewarded with new home 
East African Standard - 4/25/2015
Venezuela: A woman who bashed President Nicolas Maduro on the head with a mango has been promised a new house for her troubles in a surreal tropical tale that has gone viral in Venezuela. The 52-year-old     Add Comment

Starbucks 'gives away' drinks after US system outage (AFP) 
West Australian - 4/25/2015
Washington (AFP) - There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but fear not because there was free coffee supposedly going at Starbucks in North America after a major computer glitch.    Add Comment
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