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>>   Canada
Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, blast caused by ruptured gas line -city official 
Reuters Africa - 9 Hours ago
CALGARY, Alberta, March 4 (Reuters) - A blast in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, on Wednesday was caused by a contract worker accidentally rupturing a gas line, a city spokeswoman said, and was not near the     Add Comment

Toronto’s Million-Dollar Homes Put Poloz Back on Sideline 
Bloomberg - 9 Hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- Toronto’s million-dollar homes show the risks to the Bank of Canada’s flirtation with lower interest rates. On the same day Governor Stephen Poloz signaled a January rate cut may be
Toronto’s Million-Dollar Homes Put Poloz Back on Rate Sidelines Washington Post
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Blast reported at Sherritt fertilizer plant in Alberta 
Reuters Africa - 9 Hours ago
CALGARY, Alberta, March 4 (Reuters) - A fertilizer plant owned by Sherrit International Corp in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, was rocked by an explosion on Wednesday morning after reports of a gas leak     Add Comment

Great Canadian Gaming Announces Fourth Quarter and Annual 2014 Results 
BusinessWeek - 9 Hours ago
/CNW/ - Great Canadian Gaming Corporation FOURTH QUARTER AND 2014 HIGHLIGHTS (Amounts presented in millions of Canadian dollars, except for per share information)    Add Comment

TSX ends lower as resource stocks slip 
Reuters Canada - 9 Hours ago
By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell in volatile trading on Wednesday as shares of banks declined after recent quarterly earnings reports and energy shares slipped after
CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends lower as resource stocks slip Yahoo! Finance
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Talisman Energy Inc. Files Year-End Disclosure Documents 
Reuters - 9 Hours ago
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2015) - Talisman Energy Inc. (TSX:TLM) (NYSE:TLM) today filed with Canadian securities authorities: Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended
Talisman Energy Inc. Files Year-End Disclosure Documents Marketwired Yahoo! Finance
TALISMAN ENERGY : Files Year-End Disclosure Documents 4 Traders
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Canada urges Trekkies: Stop 'Spocking' $5 bills 
USA Today - 9 Hours ago
Canada's central bank is urging citizens to stop defacing their $5 notes in a tribute to deceased actor Leonard Nimoy. In a trend dubbed "Spocking," Canadians have taken to drawing pointy ears and tiled
Canada urges Trekkies: Stop 'Spocking' bills USA Today
Canada urges Trekkies to stop 'Spocking' their bills USA Today
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Shania Twain's first tour in 11 years also billed as her last 
Los Angeles Times - 9 Hours ago
Having wrapped up a two-year Las Vegas residency in December, pop-country superstar Shania Twain is undertaking her first full-fledged tour in more than a decade, a North America run she’s also describing
Archives: Cell phones arrive in Saskatchewan CBC
Canadian music superstar Shania Twain announces farewell tour CBC
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StubHub Announces Partnership with Toronto Rock 
Reuters - 10 Hours ago
StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, announced its partnership with the Toronto Rock Lacrosse Club (Toronto Rock) to be the club’s official secondary ticket marketplace.     Add Comment

Pierre Lapointe becomes President and Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal Mining  
BusinessWeek - 10 Hours ago
/CNW Telbec/ - Pierre Lapointe is appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal Mining Canada G.P., effective March 1st, 2015. He also becomes Head of the Management Committee of ArcelorMittal     Add Comment

The Last Screen Protector You'll Ever Need™ Gets Curved 
Reuters - 10 Hours ago
PR Newswire TORONTO, March 4, 2015 Phantom Glass™ launches first successful Edge-To-Edge coverage for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus  TORONTO , March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -  International mobile
The Last Screen Protector You'll Ever Need⢠Gets Curved Individual.com
The Last Screen Protector You'll Ever Needâ„¢ Gets Curved TickerTech.com
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Toronto Hydro making progress with power restoration, but approximately 5,400 remain  
Bloomberg - 10 Hours ago
/CNW/ - Toronto Hydro is continuing work to restore power to approximately 5,400 customers following yesterday's weather event. Crews are expected to work into the night focusing on repairs to electrical     Add Comment

New Partnership Announced for Canadian Championships 
BusinessWeek - 10 Hours ago
VANCOUVER, BC and MISSISSAUGA, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 03/04/15 -- The Canadian Freestyle Ski Halfpipe team is back on Canadian soil this week to compete in the Canadian Open Championships, an AFP Gold     Add Comment

ABVMA Announces New 2015 President, Dr. Louis Kwantes 
BusinessWeek - 10 Hours ago
/CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is very pleased to announce that Dr. Louis Kwantes has been appointed to the position of ABVMA President. Dr. Kwantes is a companion animal     Add Comment

MCK concerned over Canada's Bill C-51 - Sends open letter to Prime Minister 
BusinessWeek - 10 Hours ago
/CNW Telbec/ - The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà :ke would like to inform Kahnawa'kehró:non that an open letter has been sent to Prime Minister Stephen Harper over concerns with the proposed Bill C-51, more     Add Comment

Media Advisory: Harper Government to Announce Support for Western Canadian Women  
Reuters - 10 Hours ago
EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2015) - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification,     Add Comment

Stericycle Inc. and Teamsters reach a collective agreement 
BusinessWeek - 10 Hours ago
Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, March 4, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Stericycle     Add Comment

CANADA STOCKS-Bank, energy shares pull TSX lower in choppy trade 
Reuters India - 10 Hours ago
9:38pm IST * TSX down 114.71 points, or 0.76 percent, at 15,019.74 * All of 10 main index sectors decline * Energy shares slipped 1.4 percent By John Tilak TORONTO, March 4 (Reuters) -     Add Comment

A Stronger Economy in British Columbia: Industry Minister Moore Discusses Support  
Reuters - 10 Hours ago
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 4, 2015) - Industry Canada James Moore, Minister of Industry and Minister Responsible for British Columbia, today participated in a round-table discussion with     Add Comment

Media Advisory: Harper Government Supports Skills Training in Northeast Saskatchewan 
BusinessWeek - 10 Hours ago
NIPAWIN, SASKATCHEWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 03/04/15 -- Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert, on behalf of the Honourable     Add Comment
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>>   Offbeat News
Was the Weasel Riding the Woodpecker Trying to Kill Him? 
AZCentral.com - 3/4/2015
The picture of a baby weasel hitching a ride on the back of a woodpecker has been circulated all over the world, but according to animal expert, Jared Miller, the weasel was actually trying to eat the    Add Comment

MP's sex-ed curriculum comments condemned by Ontario Liberals 
CBC - 3/2/2015
A Tory MP's suggestions that Ontario's updated sex-education curriculum was drafted by a man charged with child pornography and puts children at risk are "disgusting," the province's education minister
Tory MP claim that sex-ed curriculum puts kids at risk ‘disgusting’: Liberals CityNews.ca
Ont Liberals slam Tory MP for sex-ed remarks MSN Canada
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Seattle woman knocked unconscious in drive-by egg throwing incident 
Reuters India - 2/27/2015
12:20am IST SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle police searched on Friday for a vandal who hurled an egg at a woman standing outside a local bar, striking her in the head and knocking her unconscious in
Seattle woman knocked unconscious in drive-by egg throwing incident (Reuters) West Australian
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It's raining cats in Japan (Reuters) 
Yahoo! News Australia - 3/3/2015
An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is ...    Add Comment

NYC trucker accused of avoiding toll with device inspired by James Bond 
Reuters - 2/26/2015
(Reuters) - A trucker accused of using a James Bond-style retractable bumper to evade a $95 toll on the George Washington Bridge has been charged with using burglary tools, police said on Thursday.
NYC trucker accused of avoiding toll with device inspired by James Bond (Reuters) Yahoo!Xtra
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Toronto mystery tunnel had rosary nailed to wall, police say 
Reuters Canada - 2/24/2015
By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - A mysterious tunnel discovered in Toronto near one of the venues for this summer's Pan American Games contained a rosary with a crucifix and poppy, and there     Add Comment

Ultimate guide to Linux desktop environments 
ITworld.com - 3/2/2015
Last year, Network World's resident Linux enthusiast Bryan Lunduke set out on a mission to immerse himself into a variety of Linux desktops, using each exclusively for both work and personal computing
Linux Remote Desktop Roundup Linux.com
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Arrests made in emu beating death in Texas 
CNEWS - 2/26/2015
Eight people have either been arrested or cited by police for their roles in stealing an emu in a rural Texas town and beating it to death, the Comanche County Sheriff's Department said on Thursday.
At least eight linked to theft, beating death of emu in Texas (Reuters) Yahoo! News Australia
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Ex-con tells judge he robbed bank to get sent back to prison 
Miami Herald - 2/26/2015
An ex-convict who robbed a bank hoping he'd be sent back to prison told an Indiana judge he wanted to plead guilty only if he received the maximum 8-year sentence. David Potchen, 53, said he was desperate     Add Comment

Circus acrobat reported missing in Atlanta has been found (Reuters) 
Yahoo! News Australia - 2/27/2015
(Reuters) - An acrobat reported missing in Atlanta by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus has been found, a production company said on Friday. Police issued a missing pers...    Add Comment

IDG Contributor Network: Photoshop competitor Krita is a true creative tool -- and  
ITworld.com - 2/26/2015
Open source has some of the greatest tools, which continues to prove that you don't have to lock-down the code behind guarded walls to make a better product. Some popular open source products that don't     Add Comment

Authorities in Arizona chase down two llamas on the loose (Reuters) 
Yahoo! News Australia - 2/26/2015
(Reuters) - Two escaped llamas led authorities in Phoenix on a long chase on Thursday as audiences nationwide were captivated by live video of their escapades filmed from television news helicopters.     Add Comment

The 11 people you meet on (nearly) every open source project 
ITworld.com - 2/26/2015
Josh Lindenmuth, CIO of payroll services company Payce, Inc. , identifies this breed of open source developer by their mantra: I just want to code. "These developers don't want to socialize, attend meetings,     Add Comment

Stone Age Britons imported wheat in shock sign of sophistication (Reuters) 
Yahoo! News Australia - 2/26/2015
By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Stone Age Britons imported wheat about 8,000 years ago in a surprising sign of sophistication for primitive hunter-gatherers long viewed as isolated fr...    Add Comment

We now have brain-controlled drones 
Red Orbit - 2/26/2015
Pilot flying a drone using electric brain waves. (Credit: Tekever) Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – @BednarChuck Researchers have successfully demonstrated a brain-to-computer interface that makes     Add Comment

Driver near Seattle blames owl-watching for car crash 
Yahoo! News - 2/26/2015
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A man who crashed his car into a utility pole near Seattle on Wednesday gave police a unique excuse for the pre-dawn accident: He was owl watching. Police in Tukwila, about 10 miles
Driver Blames Car Crash On Owl: Cops Huffington Post
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Driver near Seattle blames owl-watching for car crash (Reuters) 
Yahoo! News Australia - 2/25/2015
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A man who crashed his car into a utility pole near Seattle on Wednesday gave police a unique excuse for the pre-dawn accident: He was owl watching. Police in Tukwila...    Add Comment

Trapped driver takes selfie video as he is cut from wreckage (Yahoo7) 
West Australian - 2/24/2015
A driver trapped in a car crash has taken extraordinary vision of emergency services working to cut him free from the wreckage.    Add Comment

Brazil judge in Batista case seen driving tycoon's seized Porsche (Reuters) 
West Australian - 2/24/2015
Brazil judge in Batista case seen driving tycoon s seized Porsche - The West Australian Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista checks his mobile phone before his court hearing in Rio de Janeiro November 18,     Add Comment
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