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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Powder-filled envelope sends employee at Cdn consulate in Turkey to hospital

ISTANBUL - Canada's consulate in Istanbul was closed Friday after an employee opened a package filled with yellow powder. The package was received around noon at the same time as similar envelopes were reported at the German and Belgian consulates, Turkish authorities said. ...

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Slain soldier to ride the Highway of Heroes to his Hamilton home today

Story ImageTORONTO - The body of a reservist gunned down at the National War Memorial this week in a shooting that all but paralyzed the nation's capital was expected to arrive in his hometown of Hamilton via the Highway of Heroes on Friday evening, police said.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Halifax police determine gun incidents in city's downtown are not related

Story ImageHALIFAX - Halifax police have ruled out a connection between a gun found on a public bus and the reported sighting of a man possibly carrying a concealed weapon.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Attack on Egypt army post kills 25, causes large explosion

EL-ARISH, Egypt - An attack on an army post in the restive northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula caused a large explosion and killed 25 people, according to security and medical officials, making it one of the deadliest attacks on security forces since violence spiked following the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi last year.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Tunisian forces end 24-hour standoff and raid home of suspected militants, killing 6 people

Story ImageTUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisian counterterrorism forces stormed a home in a Tunis suburb on Friday after a 24-hour standoff, killing six people and seriously wounding a child, an official said.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Conservative MP criticizes military's decision on uniforms, war memorial

OTTAWA - A Conservative MP whose riding includes a major military base is criticizing a directive which tells soldiers to avoid wearing uniforms in public.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Activities for Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers on hold as a safety precaution

OTTAWA - All Cadet and Junior Canadian Ranger activities across the country have been put on hold after two deadly attacks against members of the military.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Premiers of Quebec and Ontario warn others not to write off Central Canada

Story ImageNIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ont. - The premiers of Quebec and Ontario are vowing to work together to restore Central Canada's traditional influence with the rest of the country, especially on economic growth.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Oscar Pistorius prosecutors consult with expert over whether to appeal

Story ImageSTELLENBOSCH, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Sweden calls off weeklong search for suspected submarine in Stockholm archipelago

Story ImageSTOCKHOLM - Swedish authorities called off their weeklong search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago Friday, saying the presumed intruder had probably escaped into the Baltic Sea.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Enbridge stands ground, tells National Energy Board that Line 9 design is safe

CALGARY - Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) insists in a regulatory filing that its design for the Line 9 pipeline through southern Ontario has the right shut-off valve configuration to minimize the risk to waterways and reservoirs in the event of a rupture.

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Thursday Oct 23, 2014

Family autopsy shows St. Louis police officer shot Myers from behind 6 times in confrontation

Story ImageST. LOUIS - An 18-year-old killed earlier this month by an off-duty St. Louis police officer was shot eight times, including six times from behind, said a forensic pathologist who performed an independent autopsy Thursday.

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