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29.04.2016

Australia blocks farm sale to Chinese over national interest

CANBERRA, Australia - Citing national interest, the Australian government on Friday blocked a Chinese-led consortium from buying the nation's largest private land holding, a collection of Outback cattle ranches bigger than South Korea.

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28.04.2016

Earls faces backlash after dropping Alberta beef for Certified Humane U.S. meat

VANCOUVER - A decision by Earls restaurants to ditch Alberta beef in favour of U.S. meat that is free of added hormones has prompted a backlash from cattle ranchers and threats to boycott the Canadian chain.

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28.04.2016

Senators owner Melnyk gets early nod on plan to develop Ottawa's LeBreton Flats

OTTAWA - The NHL's Ottawa Senators are one step closer to getting a new arena in their home city.

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Sports News

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29.04.2016

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games

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29.04.2016

QBs Goff and Wentz soar, OT Tunsil takes bizarre tumble

CHICAGO - California love for Jared Goff, and Philadelphia pride for Carson Wentz.

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29.04.2016

Sweden's Niklas Edin downs Canada's Brad Gushue at Champions Cup

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. - Sweden's Niklas Edin scored a deuce in the final end to come from behind and defeat Canada's Brad Gushue 4-3 on Thursday in evening play at the Champions Cup curling event.

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National News

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28.04.2016

In U.S. visit, Alberta's new premier begins reputation-rehab effort for oilsands

WASHINGTON - Alberta's new premier began her campaign to rehabilitate the reputation of her province's oilsands in the United States, where it was battered by the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline.

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28.04.2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spends a day on troubled reserve, hauls water

SHOAL LAKE, Ont. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hauled large jugs of drinking water and spoke with school children Thursday as he was immersed in the daily struggles of an isolated reserve that has been under a boil advisory for 19 years.

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28.04.2016

Accused in Amanda Todd case heads to court in Netherlands, more delays possible

VANCOUVER - The trial of a Dutch man facing dozens of child pornography and online extortion charges related to the suicide of a British Columbia teenager is slated to begin Friday morning in Amsterdam, despite Dutch media reports that his lawyer has quit on the eve of the hearing.

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Ontario News

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28.04.2016

Skull and bones found along Toronto trail those of 2013 homicide victim: police

TORONTO - Police in Toronto say human remains found Wednesday in the area of a west-end trail have been identified as the skull and bones of a 28-year-old victim of a 2013 homicide.

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28.04.2016

Man found dead nearby killed Markham, Ont., woman in Hamilton hotel, police say

HAMILTON - Police say they've concluded the investigation into the slaying of a 25-year-old Markham, Ont., sex trade worker in a Hamilton hotel room.

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28.04.2016

Four charged in Milton, Ont., collision that killed two youths

MILTON, Ont. - Four people, including three minors, are facing charges in a collision that left two people dead.

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World News

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29.04.2016

Russia, China in agreement on North Korea, South China Sea

BEIJING, China - The foreign ministers of Russia and China on Friday expressed their joint opposition to the U.S. deployment of an anti-missile system in South Korea and said non-claimants should not take sides in the dispute over the South China Sea.

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29.04.2016

Polls open in key runoff parliamentary election in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's parliamentary runoff elections got underway Friday, a key vote to decide whether hard-liners or moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will control the legislature, state media reported.

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29.04.2016

North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year.

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Health & Wellness

Recent Health Headlines

28.04.2016

Outbreak of norovirus in Swift Current, Saskatchewan health facility

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - There is an outbreak of norovirus at a health care facility in Swift Current.

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28.04.2016

CDC: Teen birth rates plunge, but racial disparities persist

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Birth rates are falling dramatically for black and Hispanic teenagers, but they continue to be much higher than the birth rate for white teens.

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28.04.2016

'Heaven help us all:' Father convicted in son's death fears for other parents

NELSON, B.C. - A father found guilty of not providing his ailing toddler with medical care says he worries that others will be arrested if they don't "fall in line with parenting as seen fit by the government."

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