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Renowned Montreal HIV researcher Dr. Mark Wainberg drowns at 71

Renowned Montreal HIV researcher Dr. Mark Wainberg drowns at 71

Police in Bal Harbour, Fla., say Mark Wainberg drowned Tuesday afternoon while swimming with his son. Bal Harbour police Captain Mike De La Rosa said from what police were told when they arrived, "T...

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PyeongChang Still Hopes for NHL Players to Come to the Olympics

The NHL decision will impact nearly every major hockey-playing nation since the Swedish, Finnish, Russian, U.S. and Canadian teams are nearly entirely comprised of NHL representatives. "They can mak...

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Iraqi air strikes kill Daesh's

Iraqi air strikes kill Daesh's "war minister"

Facing mounting pressure over civilian deaths in US airstrikes, the USA -led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria said Saturday that it was likely that at least 229 civilians h...

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Bella Thorne on Her Life After the Disney Channel

Bella Thorne on Her Life After the Disney Channel

If she had her choice, she'd totally do Kristen Stewart . "I could not be more single", she said to the fashion magazine. In the rest of her interview, Bella Thorne confessed that she was havin...

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The hunt is on: 1000 flock to Lehi's Easter Egg Hunt

There's a black-light flashlight hunt, a hunt where eggs are dropped from a helicopter, and a hunt that ends with tethered hot air balloon rides. About 14,000 eggs will be hidden around Robin Lake Bea...

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New photos show N.Korea ready for nuclear test

Earlier in the day, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV reported that Xi emphasized the importance of a peaceful resolution to the nuclear issue during the call with Trump, and the two sides agreed to stre...

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US wholesale inflation slid in March as energy prices fell

US wholesale inflation slid in March as energy prices fell

Pork prices fell 3.5% (they were higher in 2016 for much of the year) and fresh vegetables dropped 7.9%, prompted by the continuing unusually warm temperatures across the country, which led to the app...

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Man Says Stowaway Scorpion Stung Him on United Flight

Richard and Linda Bell , from Calgary, were enjoying a meal in business class on their way home when the scorpion fell in Richard's hair, according to a report by Canada's CBC. United told Glob...

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Lawyer says man dragged off plane has concussion, lost teeth

Lawyer says man dragged off plane has concussion, lost teeth

During the press conference , Demetrio confirmed Dao is preparing to take legal action . Paul Callan, a civil and criminal trial lawyer in NY, said Mr Dao has at least two potential claims against...

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Asian shares mixed as Trump talks down United States dollar

But in Wednesday's published interview with the Journal , Trump said he had changed his mind because he now believes - as many experts have consistently maintained - that China hasn't been manipu...

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White House national security adviser: U.S. eager for Syrian regime change

Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is supposed to visit Russian Federation next week, said he was "disappointed" but "not surprised" by Russia's angry reaction to the missile strike...

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Russian Federation relations at another low after Syria attacks

President Trump said Wednesday that relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low" following Syria's use of chemical weapons last week and the US airstrike that followed. Mr Assad accus...

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Tensions flare as Spanish ship enters disputed Gibraltar waters

Tensions flare as Spanish ship enters disputed Gibraltar waters

Incidents of this nature are not uncommon, but this one comes after a row broke out over Gibraltar last week when the European Union said that Spain should have a veto on extending any trade deal ...

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Russia says some progress made on Syria after Tillerson Moscow talks

But Trump has not said if this was a topic at their meeting last week. He said "it would be a fantastic thing" if the two nations got along better but cautioned that "it may be just the opposite". P...

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Russia, US agree on joint work over Syrian conflict

China's official Xinhua news agency published a detailed breakdown of their conversation, saying that Xi had urged for a "peaceful resolution" to the North Korea crisis. But Louis Charbonneau, UN di...

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Don't Tell Drake, Tory Lanez Arrested On Felony Charges

Don't Tell Drake, Tory Lanez Arrested On Felony Charges

Tory Lanez has already bonded out of jail on a $1000 bond. The concealed weapon charge is a felony, so that's gonna sting. Lanez, who is expected to perform on Saturday during the Coachella Valle...

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US envoy Nikki Haley says Syria regime change is 'inevitable'

A USA defense official says intelligence shows a Russian drone flew over the hospital in Idlib that was treating victims of the chemical attack, prior to the site being later bombed by an unknown airc...

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Ceremony honours 31 Islanders killed at Vimy Ridge

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid tribute to those who fought. "Seeing the men, women and children come out to commemorate this event shows us that the sacrifices of the people that came before us a...

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Before Steve Bannon was, I am

Before Steve Bannon was, I am

It was Bannon, and his disciples, who were provoking the young left into the kind of unruly street theater and rioting that would solidify a crooked Republican's hold on power. Ivanka's fashion label ...

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South Africa's ex-leader wades into Zuma no-confidence vote

South Africa's ex-leader wades into Zuma no-confidence vote

Police said about 60,000 people took part in the marches in the major cities. Zuma last month fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who coincidentally turned 68 on Wednesday, in a Cabinet reshuffl...

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North Korea Calls U.S

North Korea Calls U.S

North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests including two previous year. North Korea launched another missile into the sea just two days before President Donald Trump will meet with Chinese Pre...

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State paper says China would protect a denuclearized North Korea

Spicer is correct in as much as there remains considerable doubt about North Korea's ability to take semi-successful underground nuclear tests and turn them into deliverable warheads, though even as a...

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India and Australia decide to expand defence-security ties

Our institutional frameworks have the potential to broaden bilateral cooperation in this sector. "Our ties are strong and will be stronger because of this visit", Turnbull told reporters at the cere...

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Boston Marathon's race director to run 30th 'solothon'

Boston Marathon's race director to run 30th 'solothon'

Boston is preparing to welcome 1,000 runners to its marathon this Bank Holiday Monday, four times more than it did past year. The phrase " Boston Strong" was the whole city's response to the whacko ...

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United States, Canada and Mexico announce joint 2026 World Cup bid

Gulati believes the infrastructure in North America, including multiple newly constructed National Football League stadiums, is key to the bid being selected. There are no doubts as to where his alleg...

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Ahmadinejad is running for president in Iran ... again

Ahmadinejad is running for president in Iran ... again

Coming from humble working class origins, Ahmadinejad lost significant popular support after he controversially appointed several close family members and allies from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard...

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Trump Praises NATO, Walking Back Months of Criticism

Trump Praises NATO, Walking Back Months of Criticism

Donald Trump has softened his position on Nato, claiming the organisation is "no longer obsolete" as the military alliance now prioritises fighting terrorism. Pro-NATO Trump critics have since argue...

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WEATHER - Sunshine and a few clouds. High 61F

Thursday morning will see lingering thunderstorm chances for the area but clear out into the afternoon. On Good Friday skies will clear to a mix of sun and cloud with temperatures in the mid to h...

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I ruined Trump's 'unbelievably successful couple of weeks' - Sean Spicer

I ruined Trump's 'unbelievably successful couple of weeks' - Sean Spicer

U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called on Republican President Donald Trump to reject Spicer's assertion. "He brought them into the Holocaust centers, I understand that". The center demand...

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G-7 ministers seek unity in bid to press Russian Federation over Assad

G-7 ministers seek unity in bid to press Russian Federation over Assad

Foreign ministers from France, Canada, Japan, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom will join Mr Tillerson for talks on how to sever the close ties between Syria's Bashar al Assad and Russian presiden...

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Xi calls for peaceful end to NK tensions

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a peaceful resolution to the North Korean problem in a telephone conversation with Trump today. China was committed to the denuclearization of the Korean peni...

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Don't know Kulbhushan's location in Pak, have no access to him: MEA

Don't know Kulbhushan's location in Pak, have no access to him: MEA

Crying foul over the proceedings against Jadhav, Bagley said that the former has been denied proper defence, adding the verdict is indefensible. India has alleged that Pakistan ignored 13 requests f...

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Family of child who survived school shooting shares photo & thanks community

Family of child who survived school shooting shares photo & thanks community

Together, the crowd sang and prayed for the lives of teacher Karen Smith and her student, Jonathan Martinez . He sustained a single gunshot wound to his upper body, Burguan said, declining to further...

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Suspect in custody after incident near US Capitol

Suspect in custody after incident near US Capitol

They say hots may have been fired. No injuries have been reported. Hill was not required to enter a plea and said little at her initial federal court appearance, where she stood dwarfed by her att...

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Gold hits 5-mth peak, geopolitical tensions drive flight to safety

Gold rose to a five-month peak on Thursday amid rising tensions over USA relations with Russian Federation and North Korea, with prices also buoyed as the United States dollar slid after President Don...

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