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  • NewsThe Weather Network

    Soggy April in southern Ontario could ease drought, wildfire concerns

    While Ontarians may not have enjoyed the soggy weather this month, there could be a bright side to the plentiful rainfall: A decreased risk of drought and wildfires leading up to the start of summer

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  • NewsThe Canadian Press

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemns Iran's attacks on Israel

    OTTAWA — Canada "unequivocally condemns" Iran's attacks on Israel, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday evening as tensions boiled over between the two countries and pushed the Middle East closer to a region-wide war. Trudeau's statement came after Iran's state-run media announced Tehran had fired ballistic missiles at targets inside Israel on Saturday in what was Iran's first direct military attack on the country. "These attacks demonstrate yet again the Iranian regime’s disregard for pe

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  • NewsThe Weather Network

    Prairies threatened with wintry weather as April snowstorm approaches

    Winter weather is not done with the Prairies, yet, despite parts of the region enjoying 20-degree temperatures this weekend. A potent snowstorm is in the works for parts of the region next week

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  • NewsCBC

    Explosions, sirens above Jerusalem as Iran launches air attack

    Footage from CNN shows explosions in the sky above Jerusalem as sirens blare after Iran launched an aerial attack on Israel.

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  • US PoliticsReuters

    US House to consider pro-Israel bill next week, lawmaker says after Iran attack

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. House of Representatives will make a change in its schedule to consider legislation that supports Israel and holds Iran accountable, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise said in a statement on Saturday. "The House of Representatives stands strongly with Israel, and there must be consequences for this unprovoked attack," he said in a statement. It was unclear whether Scalise was referring to a stand-alone bill to aid Israel, or the $95 billion supplemental spending

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  • NewsReuters

    Sydney stabbing that killed 6 was not an ideological attack, police say

    SYDNEY (Reuters) -Sydney police on Sunday ruled out terror or ideology as a motive after a man killed six people in a random stabbing attack on Saturday in one of the city's busiest shopping centres. Police were called to the Westfield Bondi Junction mall in the city's east just before 4 p.m. (0600 GMT) on Saturday after the stabbing reports. Witnesses described how the man, who was identified by police as Joel Cauchi on Sunday, wore shorts and an Australian national rugby league jersey.

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  • NewsCBC

    Cleanup of illegally dumped tires in Etobicoke will take days, city says

    The City of Toronto is working to clean up hundreds of tires illegally dumped on public land near Mimico Creek in Etobicoke.The tires, scattered and stacked under the Skyway Avenue bridge, have been there for months, according to Roy Chan, general manager of the nearby Royal Woodbine Golf Club.Chan said his employees alerted the city to the tires in February, but the number of them has grown since. Miriam Diamond, a professor at the University of Toronto's school of the environment, said illegal

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