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    Rising said the bouncer told her she could not use the women's washroom, but offered to escort her into the men's bathroom — a facility she hasn't used since she was 17. "I told him, 'I would rather pee myself than use a men's washroom.

    CBC
  • 'Distraught' cat crawls home after being caught in illegal gopher trap

    When the cat returned only a few hours later, Toniello's younger brother was shocked to discover the cat under the deck with her front paw stuck in a gopher trap. Concerned neighbours can set one of these traps on their property as long as they get a permit and as long as the temperature is between 0 and 30 C.

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    The two Ottawa police officers under investigation after the death of an Ottawa man following an arrest have been identified as Const. Abdirahman Abdi, a 37-year-old with mental health issues, was taken to hospital on Sunday after what witnesses described as a violent arrest. Ontario's police watchdog, the Special Investigations Unit, is handling the investigation into Abdi's death, which could take months.

    CBC
  • Canadian Coast Guard discovers shipwreck off Nova Scotia coast

    The Canadian Coast Guard uncovered a mystery earlier this month while trawling the waters off Nova Scotia. Several large wooden fragments of a ship, believed to date back to the 19th century, were pulled from the ocean floor off the coast south of Yarmouth. According to David Jennings, with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the CCGS Alfred Needler was conducting dragging operations on Georges Bank as part of the annual fish survey conducted for the DFO.

    CBC
  • Pet gecko goes missing on WestJet flight

    When Meryl asked about taking the small pet in the cabin for the flight, she was told that WestJet's policy only allows cats, dogs, birds and rabbits to travel with the passengers.  That meant Nom would have to make the long trip alone in the cargo hold. When contacted for an interview, WestJet sent an email detailing its search for Nom. "We are doing everything possible to find and return Nom including engaging baggage and cargo handlers and airport staff in both Toronto and Vancouver," the airline wrote. "In addition, we have issued a nationwide alert to all of our cargo bases to conduct a thorough search of all warehouses across the WestJet network.

    CBC
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  • Moncton billboard promoting English rights causes controversy

    A billboard stating "English have rights too" in downtown Moncton is creating a controversy in the city. It was paid for by donations from members of the Anglophone Rights Association of New Brunswick. Some Monctonians, like Paul Ouellette, feel there is an anti-French sentiment behind the sign.

    CBC
  • Indianapolis officer shot, suspect dead after chase, gunfire

    Indianapolis police said one officer was shot and another suffered minor injuries when a suspect in a car chase opened fire on them. The officer was shot through his right ankle during the chase Monday evening, and suffered a likely graze wound to the back of his head, police said in a statement. The second officer suffered "very minor injuries," the Chief Troy Riggs said.

    The Canadian Press
  • Tour operator gets surprise catch in Charlottetown Harbour

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    CBC
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    The Canadian Press
  • Calgary Zoo Komodo dragon dies at age 30

    A 30-year-old Komodo dragon named Loka died on Monday at the Calgary Zoo.

    CBC
  • Rotting rats stink up city hall

    Now, the odour of the decomposing rodents has forced out eight city workers. "It's basically rotting flesh," said West Kelowna's facilities manager, Erin Goodwin, who describes the smell as something like a fish market or a lunch bag full of old food. City workers have been relocated to the desks of vacationing staff in another building.

    CBC
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  • Police offer $10,000 reward to solve homicide of Jason Nguyen, 15

    Vancouver police are offering a $10,000 reward to help solve the homicide of a 15-year-old boy who was killed one year ago. Jason Nguyen died in hospital July 26, 2015 after he was attacked near, or at his house in East Vancouver. Tiffany called 911. Police have not disclosed how the teen was killed, and say Jason was too injured to describe to his sister what happened to him.

    CBC
  • Samuel Simpson charged after allegedly running vehicle off Highway 3

    RCMP in Behchoko, N.W.T., say Samuel Simpson has been charged with multiple offences after allegedly ramming his vehicle into another car intentionally — sending one person to hospital. The two people in the overturned vehicle were taken to the local health centre and treated for their injuries. The driver was then released, and the woman was taken to Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife.

    CBC
  • ‘Suicide Squad’ invades Toronto’s Distillery District

    Tue, Jul 26: A year after shooting “Suicide Squad” - the latest DC Comics adaptation in Toronto - director David Ayer and stars Margot Robbie and Will Smith return to launch a surprise pop-up in the Distillery District.

    Global News
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    A treasure hunter who disappeared this year while searching for an author's cache of gold and jewels in the New Mexico wilderness was confirmed dead by authorities Tuesday after his remains were discovered west of Santa Fe. Santa Fe Police spokesman Greg Gurule said medical investigators confirmed the remains found along the Rio Grande north of Cochiti Lake were those of Randy Bilyeu, a 54-year-old grandfather from Colorado. Bilyeu disappeared in early January while searching for antiquities dealer and writer Forrest Fenn's $2 million trove in northern New Mexico.

    The Canadian Press
  • Investigators say Tesla car was speeding at time of crash

    The driver killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was travelling at 9 mph above the speed limit just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer, federal accident investigators said Tuesday. Data downloaded from the Tesla Model S shows the vehicle was travelling at 74 mph in a 65-mph zone on a divided highway in Williston, Florida, near Gainesville, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report. The driver, Joshua Brown, 40, a tech company owner from Canton, Ohio, was using the sedan's cruise control and lane-keeping features at the time, the report said.

    The Canadian Press
  • Body of Behzad Ahmad, who fell into Yoho River, found

    Behzad Ahmad, 11, has been missing since Friday evening after he slipped into the Yoho and was pulled away by the current. Ahmad was on a day trip with his family and was one of two boys who fell into the water. The other boy was rescued, but relatives could not reach Ahmad.

    CBC
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  • Los Angeles officer shot; suspect dies in running gun battle

    A man fleeing police was killed after he wounded an officer during a running gun battle, authorities said. Richard Risher, 18, died at the scene late Monday night in the Nickerson Gardens public housing project in Watts, police said. Risher lived in Apple Valley, about 70 miles northeast of Los Angeles.

    The Canadian Press
  • 'This little guy is really cute': Ludwig the robot designed to help Alzheimer's patients

    Brenda Horenfeldt was wowed Tuesday by a talking, walking robot — a new tool his creators feel could be the future of treatment for Alzheimer's and dementia patients. Developed by a research team at the University of Toronto with the support of Mitacs, a national non-profit organization, Ludwig was unveiled at One Kenton Place, a retirement home in North York that cares for people with Alzheimer's and dementia. Horenfeldt's mother, Florence Sherman, 86, has been at One Kenton since January.

    CBC
  • Travel experts noticing a shift in vacation plans due to recent attacks in Europe

    After recent terrorist attacks in places like France and Belgium, you may be questioning whether travel to those countries is a good idea. "People are still travelling to France, France is the world's busiest country for tourism. Most international visitors go to France of all countries in the world," said Rochelle Turner, online research director at the World Travel and Tourism Council.

    CBC
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  • Tsuut'ina break ground on new police building

    Ground was broken Tuesday on a new headquarters for Tsuut'ina Nation Police. It's a long awaited facility for a growing force that currently shares space with a daycare and has some cells in a trailer, according to Tsuut'ina Chief Roy Whitney.

    CBC
  • The latest weapon to fight bedbugs: sniffer dogs

    To combat Montreal's bedbug problem, one exterminator is following the example of law enforcement: using sniffer dogs. Thermapro Solutions has three such dogs, and they're practicing to be certified by the World Detection Dog Organization over the next few days. Bosco's is a little bigger with more strength and stamina," said Don Prashker, president at Thermapro.

    CBC
  • Doubling electricity rates no way to pay for Muskrat Falls: MUN economist

    A Memorial University economist says Newfoundlanders and Labradorians will abandon electric heat if the provincial government does not prevent rates from doubling. MUN's Jim Feehan, a longtime opponent of the project, said in the face of delays and cost overruns with the hydroelectric project — now forecast to cost $11.4 billion — the provincial government needs an extension of the federal loan guarantee signed in 2012. "The province is in a very difficult financial position, due in no small part to Muskrat Falls in the first place, which was a project that was really never well justified," Feehan told CBC's Central Morning Show on Tuesday, following a Globe and Mail story that said the provincial government has asked Ottawa to extend the loan guarantee.

    CBC
  • 2016 Mortgage Rates Take Huge Dip - 3.20% APR

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  • Child care board looking into near-drowning at pool

    P.E.I.'s Child Care Facilities Board is currently "looking into" a situation at a children's day camp last week when a boy nearly drowned in a pool in Eldon, according to the province. Aleida Tweten, co-owner of Sperenza, told CBC the child was not breathing when he was pulled out, but that day camp staff revived him through CPR and rescue breathing. In a statement, the province said the Child Care Facilities Board was "made aware of the situation" and is following up.

    CBC
  • Streetcar tracks major cause of serious downtown cycling crashes, new study finds

    Researchers in Toronto and British Columbia have discovered something that many cyclists have found out the hard way: streetcar tracks can be a hazard to your health. "We're hoping that putting some numbers [against this] will help set priorities," says Anne Harris, one of the study's co-authors.

    CBC

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