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ISIS mission: Rob Nicholson quietly meets officials in Iraq

Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson has completed a secret trip to Iraq. During a conference call from neighbouring Jordan, he told reporters that the threat of ISIL dominated his conversations in the Middle East.

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White powder sent to Quebec Conservative MP harmless: police

Quebec police have determined that the white powder in an envelope sent to the constituency office of Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel is harmless. Suspicious envelopes containing white powder turned up at the constituency offices of four Quebec Conservative MPs on Thursday.

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Ebola doctors, nurses no longer recruited for West Africa

A Canadian recruitment drive for health workers to help battle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been halted for now, as the number of new cases has slowed over the past two months.

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Some Toronto area gas stations run out of fuel

Motorists are pulling up at some Toronto-area gas stations to find the pumps are dry. The oil companies that supply fuel in the area have said it’s a temporary situation, but analysts say drivers should get used to it.

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Target Canada gets OK to sell 11 stores back to landlords Ivanhoe Cambridge, Oxford Properties

Oxford Properties Corp. and Ivanhoe Cambridge have received court approval to buy back the leases on 11 Target Canada locations.

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Job quality in Canada at 25-year low, says CIBC

Not happy in your job? Feel like you can’t get ahead? A new study by CIBC Economics says you may have good reason to be frustrated.

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India gang-rape victim's parents pursue legal action over jailhouse interview

The parents of a woman raped and killed on a New Delhi bus in 2012 explains to CBC News why they have turned to the courts after controversial comments from one of the perpetrators in a new documentary came to light this week.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial: Jeff Bauman testifies at Boston bombing trial

Jeff Bauman, who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing and whose injuries were captured in an iconic photo of the attack, testified today that he locked eyes with with Tamerlan Tsarnaev moments before the explosion.

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Ebola outbreak: Doctor's use of Canada's experimental vaccine offer clues

The case of a doctor who received the Canadian-developed Ebola vaccine after pricking his glove treating patients in Sierra Leone offers clues to its use in controlling the outbreak.

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Electronic Arts closes Maxis studio, makers of SimCity and The Sims

Maxis Emeryville, the video game studio known for creating popular games such as SimCity, The Sims and Spore, was closed down by publisher Electronic Arts on Wednesday.

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Curiosity Mars rover suffers short circuit

The Curiosity Mars rover has suffered a short circuit and NASA is trying to figure out if the problem will leave the robot explorer permanently crippled.

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K-Cup creator John Sylvan regrets inventing Keurig coffee pod system

The man who invented the K-Cup coffee pod almost 20 years ago says he regrets doing so and can't understand the popularity of the products that critics decry as an environmental catastrophe.

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Ebola outbreak: Doctor's use of Canada's experimental vaccine offer clues

The case of a doctor who received the Canadian-developed Ebola vaccine after pricking his glove treating patients in Sierra Leone offers clues to its use in controlling the outbreak.

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Eye nerve graft restores sensation

Loss of sensation in the eye that gradually leads to blindness has been prevented with an innovative technique, Canadian surgeons say.

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'Ladies, don’t freeze your eggs:' Dalhousie professor urges work-life balance instead

A Dalhousie University professor is discouraging women from freezing their eggs, a practice known as 'social egg freezing.' She's in Windsor Thursday night to talk about the issue.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, to visit Downton Abbey set

Kate Middleton is heading to the set of the hit period drama Downton Abbey next week, according to an announcement Thursday from Kensington Palace.

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The Kids In The Hall to launch comeback tour in Toronto

The Canadian sketch comedy group, formed in 1984, made their television debut in 1989 and enjoyed a six-season run

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Seth Rogen denies reports he left 'stench of marijuana' in his old Sony Pictures office

Canadian comedian Seth Rogen is trying to clear the air over reports he smoked so much marijuana in his old office it has to be specially cleaned before it can be occupied again.

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NHL: 4 things to know for Thursday

Montreal looks to avoid a California sweep, Vancouver needs Eddie Lack to come up big, Calgary's Johnny Gaudreau returns home and Toronto tries for its second straight win in the state of Florida on Thursday night in the NHL.

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Jessie Fleming: The next Christine Sinclair?

The combination of star Christine Sinclair and rookie Jessie Fleming represented the present and future of Canadian soccer on Wednesday at the Cyprus Women’s Cup in Nicosia. But can the rookie take the mantle from Sinclair once the Canadian legend calls it quits?

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Daniel Alfredsson says he's not ready to be an NHL coach or GM

Former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson says he's not ready to be a general manager or a coach, but that Ottawa is "definitely one of the places" he and his family will consider settling down in now that he's retired.

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