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Saturday Jul 26, 2014

Man due in court over alleged threat that forced Sunwing flight back to Toronto

TORONTO - A 25-year-old man charged in connection with what authorities allege was a security incident on a flight from Toronto to Panama City is due in court today for a bail hearing. Sunwing Airlines says its plane turned around about 45 minutes into the flight Friday morning after a passenger allegedly made a "direct threat" to the aircraft. ...

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Saturday Jul 26, 2014

Annaleise Carr ends marathon Lake Erie fundraising swim at Long Point

ERIE, Pa. - A 16 year old girl who took on a 75-kilometre swim across Lake Erie decided to end her marathon a little early after consulting with her swim coach and officials.

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Saturday Jul 26, 2014

Man who had stroke in his bathroom survived on toilet water for seven days

VANCOUVER - Water from a toilet bowl and thoughts of his family kept a 62-year-old Dawson Creek, B.C., man alive for a week when a stroke left him partially paralyzed on his bathroom floor.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

2 from Ontario on board private plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan

WOLLASTON LAKE, Sask. - Two men from Ontario have survived a plane crash in northern Saskatchewan.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Six hurt after car rams into Costco in London, Ont.;three in critical condition

Story ImageLONDON, Ont. - A woman and her two young children were in critical condition after being hit by a car that crashed through the front doors of a busy Costco store in London, Ont., on Friday.

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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

During brief lull in fighting, residents return to neighbourhoods, find massive destruction

Story ImageBAYT ?ANUN, Palestine - Thousands of Gaza residents who had fled Israel-Hamas fighting streamed back to devastated border areas during a lull Saturday to find large-scale destruction: scores of homes were pulverized, wreckage blocked roads and power cables dangled in the streets.

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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

Arizona's McCain says execution of inmate was torture; lawmakers doubt changes will be made

Story ImageTUCSON, Ariz. - U.S. Sen. John McCain says he believes the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Hamas, Israel announce 12-hour lull but US-led efforts to broker longer truce stall

Story ImageJERUSALEM - Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defence minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

High winds force flights cancellations at Edmonton International Airport

EDMONTON - Some flights at the Edmonton International Airport had to be cancelled due to heavy rain and high winds.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Federal court upholds Florida law limiting doctors' discussions of guns with their patients

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership was deemed to be constitutional Friday by a federal appeals court, which said it legitimately regulates professional conduct and doesn't violate the doctors' First Amendment free speech rights.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Israeli military says 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza to start Saturday morning

JERUSALEM - The Israeli military says a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza will start Saturday morning.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Passenger's alleged 'threat' forces Sunwing flight back to Toronto: airline

TORONTO - A Sunwing Airlines flight to Panama City was escorted by two U.S. fighter jets back to Toronto on Friday after a passenger allegedly made a "direct threat" to the aircraft, NORAD and airline officials said.

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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

5 Canadian citizens and 6 permanent residents among Air Algerie dead: group

Story ImageMONTREAL - At least 11 people with ties to Quebec are among the victims of the Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali, an association representing Burkina Faso's Montreal community said Friday.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Parks Canada turns down new hotel for Jasper National Park's Maligne Lake

JASPER, Alta. - Parks Canada is saying no to a proposal for a new hotel on the shores of Jasper National Park's scenic Maligne Lake.

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