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26.07.2016

Investigators say Tesla car was speeding at time of crash

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators say the driver who was killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was speeding just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer.

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26.07.2016

Halifax firm gets millions in federal funding to develop software tool

HALIFAX — A Halifax-based design and engineering firm is getting more than $2.9 million in federal funding to develop software to assist engineers with early stage designs.

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26.07.2016

2 pilots arrested on alcohol charges before Toronto-bound flight get bail

LONDON — Two airline pilots charged with being drunk as they prepared to fly a passenger jet on a trans-Atlantic route to Toronto have been granted bail on condition they surrender their passports.

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Sports News

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26.07.2016

Ticats QB Masoli, Esks QB Reilly, Riders WR Roosevelt named CFL top performers

Hamilton quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, Saskatchewan receiver Naaman Roosevelt and Edmonton quarterback Mike Reilly have been named the CFL top performers of the week.

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26.07.2016

Canada's Milos Raonic to face Yen-Hsun Lu in second round of Rogers Cup

TORONTO — Canada's Milos Raonic will face Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan on Wednesday night in his second round matchup at the Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament.

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26.07.2016

Toronto's Giovinco named MLS player of the week after hat trick against D.C.

NEW YORK — Sebastian Giovinco has been voted Major League Soccer's player of the week after the star Toronto FC forward broke out of an eight-game scoring drought in spectacular fashion.

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National News

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26.07.2016

Need for anti-cyberbullying laws urgent as alternative to criminal code:expert

HALIFAX — A law professor says some Canadian provinces urgently need to introduce cyberbullying protection units that allow victims of harassment and unwanted sharing of intimate images to seek solutions without relying solely on police and the courts.

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26.07.2016

Professor predicts wildfire conditions with help from NASA satellite

CALGARY — A University of Calgary professor hopes his research will help firefighters spring into action more quickly when forest fires strike in remote areas.

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26.07.2016

Richard Bain's doctor feels 'badly' about not sending him to a psychiatrist

MONTREAL — Richard Henry Bain's longtime personal physician says he now regrets not having sent his patient to consult a psychiatrist.

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Ontario News

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26.07.2016

BlackBerry launching new smartphone with emphasis on beefed-up security

TORONTO — In a bid to once again make its struggling hardware business profitable, BlackBerry is launching a new smartphone billed as the most secure Android device available.

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26.07.2016

Solution to Canada's opioid crisis may lie in its origins, health minister says

OTTAWA — It remains a mystery why Canada and the U.S. are the world's heaviest opioid users, but Health Minister Jane Philpott says divining the answer may hold the key to solving what she considers a national public health crisis.

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26.07.2016

LCBO.com to sell beer, wine and spirits online, deliver to homes or stores

TORONTO — The Liquor Control Board of Ontario launched online sales Tuesday with a website that lets people buy from nearly 5,000 products and have them delivered to their home or a local liquor store.

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World News

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26.07.2016

History - and hostility - as Clinton ascends to nomination

PHILADELPHIA — A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race.

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26.07.2016

Broadway giant James 'Jimmy' Nederlander dies at 94

NEW YORK — James M. Nederlander, who took over the fledgling Nederlander Organization from his father and built it into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theatre chain that includes nine Broadway houses, has died. He was 94.

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26.07.2016

2 suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars Tuesday outside the office of the U.N.'s mine-clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven guards, Somali police officials said.

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Health & Wellness

Recent Health Headlines

26.07.2016

Triathlete strokes toward goal as marathon Okanagan Lake swim passes 70 km mark

VERNON, B.C. — A potentially record-breaking swim is churning along in the waters of British Columbia's Okanagan Lake as an endurance swimmer from the United States got closer to his goal.

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26.07.2016

More Saskatchewan towns take precautions in advance of oil slick's arrival

MELFORT, Sask. — A precautionary boil-water advisory has been issued for Melfort and other nearby communities in east-central Saskatchewan as a plume of oil that leaked from a Husky Energy pipeline continues down the North Saskatchewan River.

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26.07.2016

Canadian scientist and educator Ursula Franklin remembered as 'global pioneer'

TORONTO — The late Ursula Franklin is being remembered as a "global pioneer," a trailblazer in science and academics, a staunch feminist and outspoken peace activist.

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