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Paleontologists discover land herbivores' earliest ancestor

Paleontologists unearthed the oldest ancestor of land-dwelling herbivores with the discovery of a 300-million-year-old skeleton, shedding light onto plant eaters' emergence on land, a study said.

Paleontologists discover land herbivores' earliest ancestor
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Five students stabbed to death at Canada house party

Five students were stabbed to death in a rampage at a house party in Calgary, Canadian authorities said Tuesday, with the son of a police officer in custody.

Five students stabbed to death at Canada house party
Justin Bieber hearing set for May in Canada
Justin Bieber hearing set for May in Canada

The next hearing on Canadian pop star Justin Bieber's assault charge for striking a limousine driver on the back of the head was set for May 12, court officials said.

Justin Bieber hearing set for May in Canada
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Canadian solo yachtsman rescued from Pacific

A Canadian solo sailor was rescued from his sinking yacht after five days adrift in the Pacific battling rough weather, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) said Tuesday.

Canadian solo yachtsman rescued from Pacific
Mayor Rob Ford. ©Reuters/Mark Blinch
Toronto mayor votes against Mandela street honor

Scandal-plagued Toronto mayor Rob Ford voted against naming a street in honor of Nelson Mandela on Wednesday before later claiming he had cast his ballot in error.

Toronto mayor votes against Mandela street honor
BlackBerry posts fresh losses, but sees upside
BlackBerry posts fresh losses, but sees upside

BlackBerry reported fresh losses Friday but offered some reasons for optimism as the smartphone maker struggles to escape from a death spiral.

BlackBerry posts fresh losses, but sees upside
Police officers wait outside with their guns drawn after a shooting inside the A. Grenville and William Davis Courthouse. ©Reuters/Mark Blinch
Canada gunman killed after policeman wounded

Police shot and killed an armed man at Canada's busiest courthouse on the outskirts of Toronto on Friday after he entered the secure building and left an officer wounded.

Canada gunman killed after policeman wounded
Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma
Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma

Bans on smoking in public and the workplace led to a 10 percent drop in premature births and in emergency asthma treatment for children.

Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma
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Heart attacks misdiagnosed as anxiety in women: study

Women are more likely to die of heart attacks because their symptoms are often misdiagnosed as anxiety so they do not get vital swift treatment.

Heart attacks misdiagnosed as anxiety in women: study
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Russian diplomat stabbed in Canada

A Russian diplomat was stabbed Friday in the Canadian capital following a drunken quarrel, officials and media reports said.

Russian diplomat stabbed in Canada
Denis Ten. Photo  © Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Denis Ten won't participate in World Championship

The Ice Prince and the winner of the Bronze medal at the Sochi Olympics Denis Ten will not go to the 2014 World Figure Skating Championship in Japan.

Denis Ten won't participate in World Championship
Canada warns Russia, says G8 membership at risk
Canada warns Russia, says G8 membership at risk

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Monday warned that Russia could be stripped of its membership in the Group of Eight industrialized nations if it doesn't reverse course in Ukraine.

Canada warns Russia, says G8 membership at risk
Obama in Mexico for less friendly 'three amigos' talks
Obama in Mexico for less friendly 'three amigos' talks

US President Barack Obama joined the Mexican and Canadian leaders Wednesday for a North American summit focused on trade but marked by friction between the "three amigos."

Obama in Mexico for less friendly 'three amigos' talks
Online adultery booming as cheating sites surge
Online adultery booming as cheating sites surge

One 29-year-old woman says it helped her take revenge on her unfaithful husband.

Online adultery booming as cheating sites surge
Guards at the U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. ©Reuters/Mandel Ngan/Pool
Hard rockers demand $666,000 after Guantanamo claims

A Canadian hard-rock band says it sent the Pentagon a $666,000 bill after a former Guantanamo Bay guard alleged that the US military used their music to torture detainees.

Hard rockers demand $666,000 after Guantanamo claims
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Canadian blogs of battle to save baby as wife dies

A Canadian whose brain-dead pregnant wife is being kept on life support until the birth of their baby is giving the public a glimpse of his very personal tragedy.

Canadian blogs of battle to save baby as wife dies
Pascal Mathieu, acting Red Cross Director General in Quebec, speaks during a news conference on a Quebec seniors' home fire. ©Reuters/Mathieu Belanger
Search ends at Canada seniors home where fire killed 28

Canadian authorities on Monday called off a search for remains in the rubble of a Quebec retirement home ravaged by a fire that killed at least 28 people.

Search ends at Canada seniors home where fire killed 28
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Canada captured data from airport travelers via Wifi: report

As a trial run for the NSA and other foreign intelligence agencies, Canadian intelligence collected data from Canadian travelers who passed through major airports and connected to Wifi.

Canada captured data from airport travelers via Wifi: report
Justin Bieber turns himself in to Toronto police
Justin Bieber turns himself in to Toronto police

Troubled Canadian pop star Justin Bieber appeared at a Toronto police station Wednesday, reportedly to be charged for the December assault of a limousine driver.

Justin Bieber turns himself in to Toronto police
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Elena Khrustaleva wins sprint at Asian Biathlon Championship

Olympic silver winner Elena Khrustaleva from Kazakhstan has won the sprint competition at the Asian Biathlon Championship in Almaty.

Elena Khrustaleva wins sprint at Asian Biathlon Championship

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