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Istanbul airport blasts kill nearly 50, Turkish official says - CBC.ca


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Istanbul airport blasts kill nearly 50, Turkish official says
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A senior Turkish government official has told The Associated Press all initial indications suggest ISIS is behind the attack at Istanbul's Ataturk airport. The official also said nearly 50 people were killed in the attack Tuesday at the airport's ...
Dominique Soguel and Zeynep Bilginsoy, The Associated PressCTV News
Nearly 50 reportedly killed as explosions rock Turkey's Istanbul airportToronto Star
Suicide attacks at Istanbul airport kill multiple, wound dozens: officialsThe Globe and Mail (subscription)
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 10:52 pm

British-Lebanese TV host deported from Egypt to Beirut - Daily Mail


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British-Lebanese TV host deported from Egypt to Beirut
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BEIRUT (AP) — A prominent dual British-Lebanese journalist who hosted a talk show critical of the government of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi arrived in Beirut on Tuesday after authorities in Cairo briefly detained her and then deported her ...
Liliane Daoud: TV Star to Oblivion?Huffington Post
Egypt expels prominent TV host Liliane DaoudCPJ Press Freedom Online
Egypt deports Liliane Daoud, British-Lebanese talkshow hostBBC News
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 10:50 pm

Trump threatens to scrap NAFTA if elected - CTV News


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Trump threatens to scrap NAFTA if elected
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WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump has delivered his most explicit threat to smash the North American Free Trade Agreement just as the continent's three leaders gather to discuss building new ties. If elected president, the presumptive Republican nominee said ...
Trump slams globalization, promises to upend economic status quoCNN
Donald Trump Vows to Rip Up Trade Deals and Confront ChinaNew York Times
Defying Republican orthodoxy, Trump trashes trade deals and advocates tariffsWashington Post
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 8:03 pm

Explosion at Istanbul airport leaves several injured: reports

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An explosion hit Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, on Tuesday, broadcasters NTV and CNN Turk said, adding that several people were injured in the blast.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 7:25 pm

Three arrested over alleged racist abuse on tram in Manchester - Metro


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Three arrested over alleged racist abuse on tram in Manchester
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Police have arrested three people after a man was allegedly racially abused on a tram in Manchester city centre. Footage emerged today that allegedly showed a man being insulted and then having beer thrown on him. Police confirmed three people, two ...

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 6:57 pm

4 scenarios eyed to keep Britain in EU despite exit vote - CTV News


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4 scenarios eyed to keep Britain in EU despite exit vote
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LONDON -- As continental powers pressure a nervous Britain to formally apply to exit the European Union, die-hard "remain" supporters are taking on the mission to put the brakes on the so-called Brexit. The challenge is formidable: Britons turned out ...
EU needs to reform before it breaks up: EditorialToronto Star
Brexit: Xenophobia, nationalism — and questions about income distributionCBC.ca
Cameron tells EU leaders they must offer UK more control over immigrationThe Guardian
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 6:43 pm

'Facebocrastination' a problem for students, researchers find

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Facebook is an incredibly powerful global communication tool. But it can also be an incredible time-suck when you should be working. And now, there's research to explain why 'Facebocrastination' is such a problem.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 6:19 pm

Red Cross apologizes for pool safety poster some found 'racist'

Red Cross Pool Safety Poster

The American Red Cross has apologized for a pool safety poster that depicted some white children as "cool" and some black children as "not cool."

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 5:58 pm

Inside the 'mosquito factory' aiming to eliminate Zika

Mosquito Factory: Mosquito Container — June 20, 2016

Considered the world's largest mosquito factory, the laboratory raises millions of male mosquitos for research that could prove key to the race to prevent the spread of Zika virus.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 5:16 pm

Monkey study finds Zika infection lasts longer in pregnancy

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Researchers infected pregnant monkeys with the Zika virus to learn how it harms developing fetuses — and in a highly unusual twist, the public can get a real-time peek at the findings.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 4:16 pm

Cormac McCarthy Dead? The Truth About 'No Country For Old Men' Author's Death - Hollywood Life


Cormac McCarthy Dead? The Truth About 'No Country For Old Men' Author's Death
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Cormac McCarthy…R.I.P? The legendary author of such books as 'Blood Meridian,' 'The Road' and 'No Country for Old Men' was reportedly dead from a stroke on June 28, but is Cormac really dead? One of the greatest voices in American literature has been ...

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 4:11 pm

In his words: Donald Trump's evolving Muslim ban - CTV News


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In his words: Donald Trump's evolving Muslim ban
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NEW YORK -- Donald Trump's proposal to bar foreign Muslims from entering the country was among his most bombastic, helping him stand out in a crowded Republican primary field. Now the presumptive Republican nominee for president, the billionaire ...
Trump's Muslim ban: From simple clarity to plain confusionToronto Sun
Hardline Immigration Hawks Are Starting To Panic About Donald TrumpHuffington Post
A softer, gentler Donald Trump?WCVB Boston
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 4:01 pm

EU chief to Brexiter Nigel Farage: 'Why are you here?' - CNN


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EU chief to Brexiter Nigel Farage: 'Why are you here?'
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Go here to follow CNN's Brexit coverage live. London (CNN) The most vocal architect of Britain's seismic decision to leave the European Union thumbed his nose at the EU Parliament Tuesday as members booed and turned their backs on him, in the most ...
'You're not laughing now': Nigel Farage booed at EU general assemblyCBC.ca
UKIP's Nigel Farage booed in rowdy European Parliament debateThe Globe and Mail (subscription)
Reality Check: Have MEPs done 'proper jobs'?BBC News
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 3:42 pm

Frozen in amber: bird wings from Age of Dinosaurs

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Ninety-nine million years ago, two baby birds met an unfortunate end and their severed wings became encased in amber. This is their story.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 3:38 pm

NASA tests booster for world's most powerful rocket

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NASA fired up a booster for the world's most powerful rocket today for its last ground test before it launches the Orion spacecraft on a 2018 test flight.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 1:16 pm

Sing it for free! Judge approves settlement that puts Happy Birthday song in public domain

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A judge has approved a settlement that will put the Happy Birthday to You song in the public domain. It ends the ownership claims of Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing company that has been collecting royalties on the song for years.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 1:15 pm

Aussie courted to help Boris win

AN Australian election strategist is reported to have had talks with Boris Johnson should he run for office, as David Cameron is in Brussels to discuss the UK’s exit from the EU.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 12:31 pm

Lebanese army detains 103 Syrians in wake of border bombings - CTV News


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Lebanese army detains 103 Syrians in wake of border bombings
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BEIRUT -- Lebanese troops detained 103 Syrians for illegal entry into the country in a security sweep Tuesday, a day after a series of deadly bombings struck a village near the Syrian border, the military said. The government warned of a mounting ...
Lebanese Christian women patrol border village after ISIS launch suicide attacksDaily Mail
Lebanese Christian village hit with eight suicide attacks in one dayAl-Monitor
Lebanon fears more attacks after multiple suicide bombingsReuters Canada
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 12:18 pm

Why Brexit may get more painful

WILL Europe let the Brits go quietly, or will it make an example of them to scare other countries? Here’s why it could go either way.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 11:31 am

EU slams UK: ‘Why are you here?’

FIRST there was shock. Now there is anger. EU leaders have taken aim at those from the UK in an explosive session, warning they can't “cherry pick” terms.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 11:16 am

Anti-immigrant tirade caught on video amid rise in post-Brexit racism

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A rise in hate crimes following Britain's vote to leave the European Union has brought condemnation from lawmakers and police officials, including investigators in Manchester who are looking into a "disgusting display of abuse" that took place early Tuesday on public transit.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 11:14 am

‘It’s that kind of world now’

AS REPORTS of hate crime rise nearly 60% in the aftermath of Brexit, this hilarious video pokes fun at the new reality for many.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 10:04 am

Stock markets show some signs of life after Brexit doldrums

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World stock benchmarks stopped bleeding Tuesday as investors started shaking off the jitters from Britain's vote to quit the European Union and its messy aftermath.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 9:15 am

Safe, legal — but not necessarily 'rare': Clinton's shift on abortion

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Hillary Clinton's shift on abortion: from "safe, legal and rare" to "safe and legal. What leaving out that one word signals about the presumptive Democratic nominee's changing views, and the changing political landscape.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 9:00 am

'I just love how she gets under Donald Trump's skin': Clinton welcomes Warren to trail

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Liberal Elizabeth Warren attacked Republican Donald Trump on Monday during her first campaign appearance with U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, calling him an "insecure money grubber" who is driven by greed and hate.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 8:09 am

Horror call from murderer: ‘I’m gonna kill you’

IT’S like a real-life Scream. A woman picks up the phone, clueless about the chilling voice at the other end. “Hello? ... hello?”
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 7:57 am

Brexit shakes UK to its core

FROM Scotland and Northern Ireland to the furthest-flung parts of Britain’s former empire, the Brexit vote has prompted many territories to question whether they still want to be part of the UK.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 7:22 am

Flight data recorder repaired as EgyptAir crash inquiry begins in France

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French authorities opened a manslaughter inquiry Monday into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to terrorism.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 5:23 am

Brexit’s upside for Aussies

THERE could be an unexpected bonus for Australians, who may find it much easier to fulfil their UK dreams.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 4:03 am

The big freeze is set to continue

PARTS of the state have woken up to white scenes with a thick coverage of snow and temperatures plummeting to below 0C. And there’s more to come with another cold front due later this week.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 1:22 am

‘A small, insecure money grubber’

HILLARY Clinton has secured an unlikely but powerful wingwoman. And she’s just gone to town on Republican rival Donald Trump.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 1:06 am

‘And I thought I was having a bad day’

DAVID Cameron has mocked Labour as dozens of MPs quit, but there is grim financial news for the UK — and Australia — in the wake of the Brexit vote.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 12:47 am

Yaaaaaah! Iceland reacts

Icelandic football fans cannot believe it - a 2-1 win of historic proportions knocks England out of Euro 2016.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 12:21 am

Fans react after Iceland knock England out of Euro 2016

Roy Hodgson resigned as England manager after his side's 2-1 defeat by Iceland saw them knocked out of Euro 2016.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 12:15 am

African Brexiteers

In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo looks at why some Africans living in the UK wanted to leave the European Union.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 12:06 am

Iceland takes over Euro 2016

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Iceland — a country where owning a pet snake, lizard or turtle is against the law, mosquitoes do not exist, McDonald's is nowhere on the map and a mere 323,000 people call it home.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:42 pm

Naked for the nation

Belarusians strip off at work after their president calls on the nation to "undress and sweat" for the economy.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:37 pm

EgyptAir crash: Flight data recorder repaired - investigators

The damaged flight data recorder from the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month has been successfully repaired in France, Egyptian investigators say.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:30 pm

Iceland knock England out of Euro 2016

England suffer a humiliating exit from Euro 2016 as they go out to minnows Iceland in the last 16 in Nice.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:18 pm

Euro 2016: Roy Hodgson resigns after England lose to Iceland

Roy Hodgson resigns as England manager after a 2-1 defeat by Iceland sees them knocked out of Euro 2016.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:06 pm

Rio 2016 boss: Zika 'blown out of proportion'

The CEO of the 2016 Olympics has addressed concerns about Zika, the economy and the impact of the games on Brazil.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 10:55 pm

Ali Haider Gilani on three year kidnap ordeal

The son of a former prime minister of Pakistan has spoken to the BBC after he was kidnapped by Al Qaeda militants.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 10:44 pm

Former Chile officer found liable for Victor Jara death

A Florida court finds a former officer in the Chilean army liable for the murder of the folk singer and activist Victor Jara under Pinochet.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 10:01 pm

Russian 'harassment' of US diplomats on rise

Harassment against US diplomats by Russian security agents has been on the rise ever since sanctions were imposed two years ago, say officials.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 9:48 pm

Storm batters Croatia in 40 minutes

Towns and cities in Croatia has been left with flooding after intense storms on Monday.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 9:37 pm

EU Summit: The start of UK's long goodbye

What does the EU Summit hold post-Brexit vote? Ros Atkins answers the key questions.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 9:32 pm

EU leaders reject informal talks with UK

The European Union will not hold informal talks with the UK until it triggers Article 50 to leave, Germany, France and Italy insist.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 8:41 pm

Inside Falluja

BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen reports from inside Falluja after IS militants were pushed out of the city.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 8:41 pm

Yemen IS: Bombs kill dozens in port city of Mukalla

Triple bomb attacks claimed by the Islamic State group kill at least 35 people and injure 24 in Yemen's south-eastern port city of Mukalla.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 8:13 pm

Panama Canal unveils multibillion-dollar expansion

PANAMA-CANAL: COSCO container — June 26, 2016

Panama opened the long-delayed $6.87-billion Cdn expansion of its shipping canal amid cheering crowds on Sunday, despite looming economic uncertainty in the shipping industry and a heated battle over billions in cost overruns.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 7:32 pm

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