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The unusually detailed report on the attack plan marked a further escalation in tensions between Pyongyang and Washington
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 19:02 | Christine Kim and Soyoung Kim
But final plans of the partners, given the rights to develop and operate three GTA casinos, are under wraps while stakeholders are consulted.
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The Toronto Star | August 9, 2017 - 18:48 | David Rider - City Hall Bureau Chief
A Vanier landlord installed security cameras around his property Wednesday after a number of suspicious fires left his east-end neighbourhood on edge. The arson unit is investigating after seven suspicious fires within a five-block radius since April. It was about 5 a.m. on Saturday at 277 Granville St., between Montfort and Shakespeare streets, when it’s thought a perpetrator started a fire underneath the wooden stairs of the property, which has four rental units. “I woke up at 5:30 in the morning on Saturday morning and, smelling fire, I said, ‘What’s going on?’...
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Ottawa Citizen | August 9, 2017 - 18:46 | Paula McCooey, Ottawa Citizen
Gail MacLellan fish flies Last week Caledonia witnessed blizzard-like conditions when an insect called the fish fly insect created large swarms during the course of its annual breeding period.
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CBC News - Canada | August 9, 2017 - 18:40 | Laura Clementson
DETROIT — Nissan Motor Co. is recalling 52,016 Titan pickup trucks because their rear seat belts might not adequately protect passengers.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 18:38 |
The storm was expected to gain more power as it moved across the southern Gulf of Mexico
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 18:26 |
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A worker at a Rhode Island hospital is earning praise for what he did with money that was literally laundered.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 18:26 |
Ottawa police have arrested two new suspects in the high-rise homicide of Ahmad Afrah, who fell from a MacLaren Street apartment to his death on May 15. Police have been investigating his fall as suspicious. It was deemed to be Ottawa’s third homicide of the year in the days after the incident. A 16-year-old girl and another man have already been charged in relation to the incident. Liban Gure, 29, and the girl, who cannot be named because of her age, were arrested in May and charged with manslaughter and aggravated assault in relation to the death. On Wednesday, police...
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Ottawa Citizen | August 9, 2017 - 18:19 | Vito Pilieci, Ottawa Citizen
NEW YORK — Want to live like a Trump? Now’s your chance: The president’s New York City boyhood home is on Airbnb.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 18:18 |
Maya Lange of Destination BC says businesses outside the fire zone have complained of cancellations
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 18:13 |
Transit body’s expectations of its dignity and respect policy ‘were not seemingly met in this case.’
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The Toronto Star | August 9, 2017 - 18:02 | Ainslie Cruickshank - Staff Reporter
Brian Pallister said he has shared information with his wife for 25 years and they have never been associated with a leak
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 18:00 |
CINCINNATI — A woman has been accused of pretending to be a doctor and falsely claiming her preschool-age son had terminal cancer so he could receive unnecessary hospital care and opioids.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 17:59 |
Ten months ago, a police prosecutor told Sgt. Chris Hrnchiar he would be “forever labelled” by the “insulting and racist” comments he made online after the drowning death of Annie Pootoogook.Wednesday morning, the veteran Ottawa police sergeant took up a paddle and climbed into a canoe with Pootoogook’s daughters — Napatchie, 4, and Ellie, 8 —
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 17:52 |
Emissions A Canadian scientist who helped author an exhaustive U.S. draft report on climate change says the study makes it clear dramatic action is needed to stop global temperatures...
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CBC News - Canada | August 9, 2017 - 17:50 | CBC News
Mayor John Tory says even a small amount of hiring will allow the force to cut its budget by $100 million and downsize the force.
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The Toronto Star | August 9, 2017 - 17:49 | Betsy Powell - City Hall Bureau
Sparkly letters painted over weekend by Toronto artist Victor Fraser, who has also done similar projects on the Danforth and in the Junction.
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The Toronto Star | August 9, 2017 - 17:39 | Alina Bykova - Staff Reporter
Ten months ago, a police prosecutor told Sgt. Chris Hrnchiar he would be “forever labelled” by the “insulting and racist” comments he made online after the drowning death of Annie Pootoogook. Wednesday morning, the veteran Ottawa police sergeant took up a paddle and climbed into a canoe with Pootoogook’s daughters — Napatchie, 4, and Ellie, 8 — another step in Hrnchiar’s journey of healing and reconciliation.  “I did not imagine this at all. Never in my wildest dreams,” says Veldon Coburn, Napatchie and Ellie’s adoptive dad...
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Ottawa Citizen | August 9, 2017 - 17:38 | Blair Crawford, Ottawa Citizen

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