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  1. Block of sea ice calves from Antarctic glacier with potential to raise global sea levels by two feet

    Nationalpost.com - Top Stories 02.23 / 04:25 www.nationalpost.com
    Pine Island Glacier, located on the edge of an increasingly unstable ice sheet of West Antarctica, is pouring about 50 billion tons of ice into the ocean each…
  2. North Korea denies it was behind killing at Malaysia airport

    Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories 02.23 / 03:41 www.ctvnews.ca
    North Korea denied Thursday that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half brother of leader Kim Jong Un, saying a Malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and…
  3. Police probe imams' sermons

    Torontosun.com - Top Stories 02.23 / 03:19 www.torontosun.com
    Toronto Police have launched an investigation into whether alleged hate speech was preached by two speakers at the Masjid Toronto mosque in…
  4. North Korea says Malaysian investigation into Kim Jong Nam's death lacks fairness

    Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories 02.23 / 02:49 www.ctvnews.ca
    North Korea says a Malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions" amid speculation that its agents masterminded the assassination of leader Kim Jong Un's half…
  5. In less than nine hours, his career was scuttled — now vice admiral has retained lawyer Marie Henein

    Nationalpost.com - Top Stories 02.23 / 02:42 www.nationalpost.com
    More than a month after his suspension, no charges have been laid against Mark Norman. Did his boss, Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Jon Vance, act too…
  6. Two Kansas men jailed for hate-crime attack on Somalis

    Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories 02.23 / 02:28 www.edmontonsun.com
    Two southwest Kansas men were punished Wednesday for their roles in a hate crime attack on three Somali that a federal judge said flies in the face of everything cherished in this…
  7. Switch in sports foots the bill

    The best coach not working in the NHL is busier than ever these days. Ralph Krueger, the Winnipeg born and Steinbach raised 57-year-old who built most of his professional reputation as a player and coach in European hockey, is firmly entrenched in his fourth season as the chairman of…
  8. 'If we all stand up it can stop': Pink Shirt Day hopes to end bullying

    Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories 02.23 / 02:22 www.ctvnews.ca
    As messages of hate seem to be ever present, Pink Shirt Day reminds Canadians of the importance of standing up for one another and fighting…
  1. No pledge to create new Canadian health care jobs in Chinese takeover

    Trudeau defends letting Anbang Insurance buy retirement-home chain, saying it's part of his mandate to ‘create middle-class jobs, economic growth and long-term prosperity for C…
  2. Reform party founder warns populism can be a 'rogue well' for Conservatives

    Cbc.ca - Politics 02.23 / 01:38 www.cbc.ca
    Reform party founder Preston Manning says populism can be a positive force in Canadian politics if parties harness it properly, but warns it can also be very…
  3. Airbus search plane contract faces court challenge from losing bidder

    Cbc.ca - Politics 02.23 / 01:12 www.cbc.ca
    A long-suffering plan to deliver new search planes to the air force has hit a new roadblock. The losing bidder in the fixed-wing search and rescue plane program has filed a Federal Court challenge. Leonardo S.p.A. cites cost and safety as reasons to toss out the decision to buy the Airbus…
  4. Trump lifts transgender bathroom guidelines

    Macleans.ca - Politics 02.23 / 00:57 www.macleans.ca
    The move ends federal protection for transgender students that required schools to allow them to use bathrooms matching their gender identities The post Trump lifts transgender bathroom guidelines appeared first on…
  5. Trump’s travel ban replacement delayed to next week

    Globalnews.ca - Politics 02.23 / 00:46 globalnews.ca
    Trump's original order temporarily banned all entry into the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority…
  6. Marcel Prud’homme: Underdog defender fought to right wrongs

    Even at the cost of his career path, the politician always spoke his mind and never left home without a suit and…
  7. Star candidate Yolande James faces uphill battle to succeed Dion

    Quebec’s former minister of immigration now has to account for her past decisions as the by-election for the Montreal riding of St-Laurent is expected to be bitterly c…
  8. Yazidi groups say they were left in the dark on Canada's resettlement plan

    Cbc.ca - Politics 02.23 / 00:17 www.cbc.ca
    Yazidi groups in Canada say they've been kept in the dark on the government's resettlement…
  1. Woman wearing anti-Trump sign barred from Lincoln Center

    Newstalk650.com - World 02.23 / 04:35 newstalk650.com
    NEW YORK — A woman is claiming she was barred from attending a performance at New York City's Lincoln Center because she wouldn't remove an anti-Trump sign affixed to the back of her jacket. Jenny Heinz, a longtime Metropolitan Opera and New York Philharmonic subscriber, told The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/2meuj6D ) that it happened this month at David Geffen Hall when she went to see the Budapest Festival Orchestra. The 8-by-11-inch sign read "No! In the name of humanity we refuse to a…
  2. Mexico cancels narco-song concert for glorifying drug trade

    Newstalk650.com - World 02.23 / 04:11 newstalk650.com
    MEXICO CITY — Authorities in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas have cancelled a concert by singer Alfredo Rios, known as El Komander, on the grounds it might glorify drug traffickers. Rios is among a new generation of singers known as the "altered movement" who sing explicit ballads about the realities of drug trafficking and uncontrolled violence. Tamaulipas state security spokesman Luis Alberto Rodriguez says that "there were not sufficient conditions of security to carry o…
  3. Judge blocks California law on posting actors' ages

    Newstalk650.com - World 02.23 / 04:11 newstalk650.com
    SAN FRANCISCO — A California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting actors' ages raises First Amendment concerns and does not appear likely to combat age discrimination in the entertainment industry in any meaningful way, a federal judge said Wednesday. U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria granted IMDb.com's request to block AB 1687 while the website's lawsuit challenging it winds through the courts. Chhabria said the law prevented IMDb from publishing factual i…
  4. Nobel-winning economist Kenneth J. Arrow dies at 95

    Newstalk650.com - World 02.23 / 04:11 newstalk650.com
    PALO ALTO, Calif. — Kenneth J. Arrow, the youngest-ever winner of a Nobel prize for economics, whose theories on risk, innovation and the basic mathematics of markets have influenced thinking on everything from voting to health insurance to high finance, has died. He was 95. Arrow died Tuesday at his home in Palo Alto, in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to his son, David Arrow. "He was a very loving, caring father and a very, very humble man. He'd do the dishes every night and cared a…
  5. North Korea denies it was behind killing at Malaysia airport

    Newstalk650.com - World 02.23 / 04:11 newstalk650.com
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — North Korea denied Thursday that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half brother of leader Kim Jong Un, saying a Malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions." The North's response came a day after Malaysian police said they were seeking two more North Koreans, including the second secretary of North Korea's embassy in Kuala Lumpur, in connection with the Feb. 13 killing of Kim Jong Nam at a M…
  6. Woman wearing anti-Trump sign barred from Lincoln Center

    Brandonsun.com - World 02.23 / 04:05 www.brandonsun.com
    NEW YORK - A woman is claiming she was barred from attending a performance at New York City's Lincoln Center because she wouldn't remove an anti-Trump sign affixed to the back of her jacket. Jenny Heinz, a longtime Metropolitan Opera and New York Philharmonic subscriber, told The New York…
  7. Japan Crown Prince vows to follow father's footstep

    Brandonsun.com - World 02.23 / 04:05 www.brandonsun.com
    TOKYO - Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito has marked his 57th birthday with a pledge to follow in his father's footsteps as symbol of the nation when his father's abdication wish is realized. Naruhito is first in line to Japan's Chrysanthemum throne and will succeed Emperor Akihito, now…
  8. Japan Crown Prince vows to follow father’s footstep

    Lethbridgeherald.com - World 02.23 / 03:48 lethbridgeherald.com
    TOKYO – Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito has marked his 57th birthday with a pledge to follow in his father’s footsteps as symbol of the nation when his father’s abdication wish is realized. Naruhito is first in line to Japan’s Chrysanthemum throne and will succeed Emperor Akihito, now 83. Akihito last August expressed his apparent wish The post Japan Crown Prince vows to follow father’s footstep appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports…
  1. Police chief says Pride behind on planning for parade security

    Cp24.com - Canada 02.23 / 04:31 www.cp24.com
    Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders says Pride is behind on planning for security for the annual…
  2. Vancouver seeking judicial review of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

    Brandonsun.com - Canada 02.23 / 04:29 www.brandonsun.com
    VANCOUVER - The City of Vancouver is launching another court case in a bid to derail Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline expansion. Council members have voted to go ahead with a judicial review of the provincial government's environmental assessment of the Trans Mountain project. In June,…
  3. Defencemen lift Oilers past Panthers, 4-3

    Newstalk650.com - Canada 02.23 / 04:11 newstalk650.com
    SUNRISE, Fla. — Kris Russell scored the third goal of the night by Edmonton's defencemen with 7:58 left, lifting the Oilers over Florida 4-3 on Wednesday to snap the Panthers' five-game winning streak. Russell's goal was his first since Feb. 11, 2016, when he played for Calgary. He went goalless in his first 48 games with the Oilers. Fellow defencemen Oscar Klefbom and Eric Gryba also scored for Edmonton, as did forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Connor McDavid, who came into the night leading t…
  4. Manneh scores as Whitecaps tie Red Bulls in first leg of CONCACAF Champions League

    Newstalk650.com - Canada 02.23 / 04:11 newstalk650.com
    HARRISON, N.J. — Kekuta Manneh scored in the 39th minute as the Vancouver Whitecaps tied the New York Red Bulls 1-1 on Wednesday in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarter-final. Manneh found the back of the net in the 39th minute for the Whitecaps, who were playing their first meaningful game of 2017. Kendall Waston and Christian Techera added assists. Bradley Wright-Phillips, last season's Major League Soccer Golden Boot winner, responded in the 62nd minute for New Y…
  5. Fire sends Barrie retirement home resident to hospital

    Cp24.com - Canada 02.23 / 03:41 www.cp24.com
    A fire inside a Barrie retirement home sent one person to…
  6. 76-year-old Toronto Hydro customer has hydro back thanks to Global News viewer support

    Globalnews.ca - Canada 02.23 / 03:24 globalnews.ca
    A Toronto senior whose electricity was disconnected in late October because of non-payment had his hydro restored Wednesday evening thanks to the generosity of Global News…
  7. Trump’s border plan for Canada? So far, not a wall

    The fist meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump seems to have made it clear that there will be no wall between the 8,891 km Canada-US border. The post Trump’s border plan for Canada? So far, not a wall appeared first on The Canadian…
  8. Teen assaulted, dragged to remote area in Flemingdon Park

    Cp24.com - Canada 02.23 / 03:14 www.cp24.com
    A 15-year-old girl managed to escape a man who grabbed her by the head and dragged her to a remote area of Flemingdon Park, Toronto police…