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Human trafficking crackdown by feds expected to be announced today

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney is expected to announce a further federal crackdown on human trafficking today when he speaks in Hamilton, a city that holds significance in Canada's fight against the crime.

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Leona Aglukkaq targets Greenpeace in ICC speech

Leona Aglukkaq, Nunavut's MP and Canada's Minister of Environment, had strong words against Greenpeace in her keynote address at the Inuit Circumpolar Council's general assembly in Inuvik, N.W.T.

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Mike Duffy charged Senate to attend personal funerals, RCMP say

The RCMP served Mike Duffy’s lawyer with the official charge sheet early Monday, outlining the 31 criminal code violations the suspended former Conservative senator is accused of committing.

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Facebook save feature launched

Facebook has a new bookmarking feature that will allow users to save links and pages from the social networking site, so they can look at them when they have more time.

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South Portland votes against crude oil export

The City of South Portland, Maine has voted to block Alberta from using the city’s port to export crude bitumen, throwing a wrench into Enbridge's Line 9 reversal plan.

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Netflix passes 50 million member milestone in 2nd quarter

Netflix announced it has more than 50 million members in 40 countries worldwide as it released its second-quarter earnings today.

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Crash cause coverup likely impossible

Concerns have been raised over whether pro-Russian separatists may have tampered with or hauled away debris from the Malaysia airline crash site. But some experts say there should still be enough evidence scattered about to get answers about the crash.

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Beef's environmental costs called exceptionally high

Interested in eating more sustainably? A new study compares the environmental impact of beef, dairy, pork, poultry and eggs.

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Facebook save feature launched

Facebook has a new bookmarking feature that will allow users to save links and pages from the social networking site, so they can look at them when they have more time.

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The International 4: DOTA 2 winners Team Newbee crowned

Champions have been declared at The International 4 in Seattle, Wash., with a team of video-game wizards from China besting a rival squad from their homeland to take home more than $5 million.

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Autism linked primarily to common gene variants

The main cause of autism disorders isn't environmental influences or DNA mutations but the inheritance of certain common gene variants, according to a study based on data from an unprecedentedly large population sample.

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Yellowknife air quality exceeds 10, highest level on risk scale

Smoke from forest fires has pushed Yellowknife off the charts in terms of compromised air quality, resulting in a reading for more than 10 on the Air Quality Health Index, which represents the highest level of risk to health.

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Virtuous Pedophiles group gives support therapy cannot

Last year, Ethan Edwards, a man in his mid-50s, confided his deepest secret to a close friend: that he was a pedophile. But telling a therapist could result in police involvement, even if he didn't act on his desires.

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TIFF 2014: Films, stars at 39th annual event to be unveiled today

Organizers of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will do the big reveal — including announcing the film lineup and stars expected at September's 39th event — when they address a 10 a.m. ET news conference today. CBC.ca is streaming the news conference live.

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Monty Python performs last show ever at London's O2 Arena

The five surviving members of Monty Python took their final bows in London Sunday after 50 years of performing as the iconic comedy troupe.

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The International 4: DOTA 2 winners Team Newbee crowned

Champions have been declared at The International 4 in Seattle, Wash., with a team of video-game wizards from China besting a rival squad from their homeland to take home more than $5 million.

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LeBron James ‘plays’ piano with China's star pianist

Fresh off his decision to go back to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and trip to the World Cup final, basketball star LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday where he was met by pianist Lang Lang.

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Commonwealth Games: Yes, you can gamble on it

With obscure sports like lawn bowls on the program, the Commonwealth Games can be uneven in terms of fan interest. But you can still get some action down with the more adventurous online bookmakers in betting-mad Britain.

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Aaron Sanchez called up by Blue Jays from triple-A: reports

Toronto Blue Jays fans are closer to getting their first look at top prospect Aaron Sanchez, as the club has reportedly called up the right-handed pitcher from triple-A Buffalo.

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