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‘Best equipment on the planet’ to scan interstellar asteroid for any sign of extraterrestrial tech

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It doesn’t look like a typical asteroid (it’s cigar shaped) and it doesn’t behave like one (it’s not orbiting the sun). It’s shaped, in fact, like an old spacecraft, and researchers are preparing to explore the possibility it is one.…

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Updated: Explosion at Austrian gas hub threatens supplies as cold snap grips Europe

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Europe’s energy markets were rattled for a second consecutive day after an explosion at a natural gas hub in Austria threatened supplies already pinched from a closed pipeline in the North Sea and a cold snap across the continent. Natural…

Monday, Dec 11

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How Steve Bannon rescued Roy Moore’s Senate campaign after five women came forward

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On the night of Nov. 14, Roy Moore’s campaign for an Alabama Senate seat looked all but finished. After five women came forward with accounts of Moore’s alleged sexual misconduct with them as teenagers, including one who was 14 years old,…

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Trump vs. the Presidency: Marinating in cable news, Trump battles for self-preservation

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WASHINGTON — Around 5:30 each morning, President Donald Trump wakes and tunes into the television in the White House’s master bedroom. He flips to CNN for news, moves to “Fox & Friends” for comfort and messaging ideas, and sometimes…

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Better stay healthy because doctor supply is about to get worse

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Patients having trouble finding doctors haven't seen anything yet, suggests a study by B.C. researchers

Sunday, Dec 10

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Protesters throw stones, burn effigies of Trump outside U.S. Embassy in Beirut

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BEIRUT — Lebanese security forces clashed Sunday with demonstrators near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut as hundreds protested President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. The Lebanese army fired water…

Saturday, Dec 9

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It was Winston Churchill’s most powerful war speech but few people have heard all of it

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Nine years after Churchill vowed to fight the Nazis on the beaches, in the fields and in the streets, he recreated the speech for posterity. But not the whole speech

Friday, Dec 8

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Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest gets 12 years for sexually assaulting teens he trained

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All but one of the victims and alleged victims were under the age of 18 at the time of the offences, with the youngest being 12

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Study confirms suspicion that military veterans at greater risk of suicide than general population

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The federal government has promised to roll out more services and support to serving and retired military personnel through a new suicide prevention strategy

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Doctors identify brain abnormalities in victims of invisible attacks at U.S. embassy in Cuba

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WASHINGTON — Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain the hearing, vision, balance and memory damage, The Associated Press…

The most accurate climate change models are the ones predicting the most alarming consequences

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The climate change simulations that best capture current planetary conditions are also the ones that predict the most dire levels of human-driven warming, according to a statistical study released in the journal Nature on Wednesday. The…

Thursday, Dec 7

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YWCA surveys Sask. Party leadership candidates on women's issues

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The survey addressed intimate partner violence, economic status of women, childcare subsidies and the number of Indigenous children in care.

Wednesday, Dec 6

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Sask. grants 10 days' work leave to interpersonal violence survivors

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The Saskatchewan Employment (Interpersonal Violence Leave) Amendment Act allows 10 days of protected, unpaid leave.

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Vegas shooting survivor inspires Emerald Park retailer to "be kind"

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Lynette McGill is spreading the message “be kind,” after an unusual encounter with a customer at the Emerald Park store where she works.

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Former Fraser Health chief Dr. Nigel Murray facing fraud probe in New Zealand over expense claims

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Dr. Nigel Murray, the former chief executive officer of Fraser Health who resigned three years ago from his high-paid post in B.C. to take a similar job in New Zealand, has resigned again and remains under a cloud of suspicion there over…

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Sask. gender markers case set for June trial in Regina

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A trial date has been set to hear Fran Forsberg’s case to remove gender markers from government identification.

Tuesday, Dec 5

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New York’s Met defends suggestive painting of girl after petition calls for its removal

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Thérèse Dreaming depicts a young girl in a suggestive pose in which her underwear is visible. It's not the only controversial painting by Balthus

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‘Everyone has a sob story’: Thalidomide survivors say disabilities minister ‘degraded, insulted’ them

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'The federal government reneging on its promise of full support compounds ... daily indignities'

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Things got testy when John Oliver grilled Dustin Hoffman over a sexual harassment allegation

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The late-night HBO host said the actor's comments left him 'wanting' — and Hoffman didn't back down

Saturday, Dec 2

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When a tattoo says ‘do not resuscitate,’ should doctors obey?

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While 'do not resuscitate' tattoos are on the rise, professionals warn they probably won't be effective

Friday, Dec 1

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Dozens of B.C. animators lost jobs after Louis C.K. admitted to sexual misconduct

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'I may be suffering a little bit, but in the long run, hopefully that small amount of suffering will make a bigger change in the industry'

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Donald Trump might declare Jerusalem the Israeli capital

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WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump is considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, officials say, a highly charged declaration that risks inflaming tensions across the Middle East but would be a way to offset a likely…

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Banker who laundered millions for Iran implicates Erdogan in scheme to avoid U.S. sanctions

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was implicated for the first time in a plot to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions. Reza Zarrab, who laundered billions of dollars on behalf of Iran, told a New York jury Thursday that a senior Turkish…

Thursday, Nov 30

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Sample of B.C. farmed-salmon ‘blood water’ tests positive for virus: critic

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Video of “blood water” being pumped into the ocean near Campbell River is prompting the province to take a look at the farmed-fish processing plant it came from. The video, recorded by photographer Tavish Campbell, shows red effluent going…

Wednesday, Nov 29

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Reevely: Ottawa wants to hike hotel-room tax, apply it to Airbnb rentals

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Tourists visiting Ottawa can expect to pay higher taxes on their hotel rooms in the new year and won’t be able to dodge them by renting places with services like Airbnb. The provincial government gave Ontario cities more power to impose…

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A Russian chemist’s Olympic doping diary: Steroid cocktails and bottles of clean urine

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Detailed notes about the 'Sochi plan' by ex-Russian lab chief now hiding in the U.S. could result in Russia's expulsion from the 2018 Winter Games

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Trump slammed in U.K. for retweeting far-right group leader’s anti-Muslim videos that may not be authentic

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British Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman joined other U.K. and U.S. political figures in rebuking President Donald Trump on Wednesday for retweeting a series of anti-Muslim videos posted by a leader of a far-right group. The videos…

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Psychiatrist reprimanded for advertising natural-health invention says he’s been denied free speech

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College of Physicians and Surgeons regulations forbid Dr. Craig Hudson from using his own name to flog the the alt-health sleep-aid product he invented

Tuesday, Nov 28

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The greatest rebound on Earth: What happens to your ex when you marry a royal

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This time last year, Trevor Engelson was a rising movie producer still little-known outside industry circles. Now, his picture and scant biographical details have been splashed across tabloids in the United Kingdom because, as the ex…

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Family Service Regina to benefit from Giving Tuesday police partnership

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Young mom Taye Starr-Bellegarde is on track to graduate and begin studying nursing in university next year, thanks to Family Service Regina.