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  1. Cinco de Mayo: A time to celebrateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bladen Journal

    Cinco de Mayo arrives on Tuesday, and with it will come celebrations among the Hispanic and American community alike. And Mexican restaurants like San Jose plan to incorporate some specials that day.

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  2. Lancers star Williams looking to add to accomplishments at BLG awardsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    Korissa Williams has had many accomplishments over her five-year career at the University of Windsor while playing for their women's basketball team. None of those accomplishments, however, are as good as being nominated for the CIS female athlete of the year.

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  3. Early Cinco de Mayo festival at Mercado LatinoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TurnTo23.com

    While it's not yet the fifth that didn't stop a Cinco de Mayo festival from taking place Sunday at the Mercado Latino. Many people confuse Cinco de Mayo with Mexican Independence Day but it is actually the celebration of Mexico's victory over France in the Battle of Puebla.

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  4. In contention at nationalsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    After two days of competition at the 2015 Youth Bowling Canada National Championships in Oshawa and Toronto, Prince Albert's representatives are within striking distance of a gold medal. Amy Pilon and the Prince Albert Minto Bowling girls' bantam team sit in sixth and third of their respective competitions following games on Saturday and Sunday.

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  5. While Uber is under fire by city hall, the city's own program seems ...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    No criminal background test. No inspecting of vehicles. Not even an effort to make sure drivers have a licence and insurance.

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  6. Ronaldinho receives yellow card for trying to con referee with...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Ronaldinho will hang his head in shame when he sees replays of his recent dive against Morelia in what was far from his finest moment in football. The former Barcelona superstar was known for tricking his way past opponents during his heyday but this time he made an attempt to deceive referee Jorge Rojas.

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  7. Trudeau set to put flesh on bones of promise to help middle classRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau asks a question during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Trudeau is set to unveil a major economic plank that will underpin his party's eventual platform for the federal election scheduled for October.

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  8. Revenge killings in Iraq growing concern for U.S.-Canadian officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CFRA

    Canadian and American officials in Iraq are worried about a rising tide of bloody revenge killings and sectarian score-settling in communities newly liberated from the grip of Islamic State extremists, say federal sources in both western countries. It's becoming an increasing preoccupation for the U.S.-led coalition, said an American official, who spoke on background prior to Prime Minister Stephen Harper's trip to Baghdad, and requested anonymity because of the sensitivity of the topic.

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  9. Four Canadians evacuated from Nepal recuperating together in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    Blackcomb Mountain is the backdrop for this 5.24-acre estate. The home's exterior is constructed of of grey basalt stone and features a 40-foot entrance silo with a hand forged iron staircase.

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  10. Harper vows 'unconditional support' to troops in fight against ISILRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    On Sunday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper rounded out his Middle East visit with stops at the two Kuwaiti airbases home to Canadian air crews involved in the air campaign against Islamic State extremists. KUWAIT CITY-Prime Minister Stephen Harper came to the heart of Canada's fight against Islamic State extremists to vow his “unconditional” support for the mission, telling troops that by fighting ISIL in Iraq and Syria, they are protecting Canadians at home.

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  11. Feds to seek emergency stay of Omar Khadr bailRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Barriere Star Journal

    Canadian defendant Omar Khadr sits during a hearing at the U.S. Military Commissions court for war crimes, at the U.S. Naval Base, in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Jan. 19, 2009. The federal government is planning to seek an emergency stay of an Alberta judge's decision to grant former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr bail, The Canadian Press has learned.

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  12. Kurd fatigue likely friendly fire causeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Barriere Star Journal

    Sergeant Andrew Joseph Doiron, a member of the Canadian Special Operations Regiment based at Garrison Petawawa, Ontario, is shown in this undated handout photo. The country's top military commander dropped a broad hint Sunday that a slew of investigation reports have found Canadian soldiers blameless in the friendly fire death of Sgt.

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  13. Drop in donors closes Sydney blood clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Decreases in the demand for blood and the drying up of donations has spelled the closure of the Canadian Blood Services clinic in Sydney. After her son, Ian Burrows, 22, died of a rare form of cancer in 2008, Debbie began organizing an annual blood drive at the clinic in his honour.

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  14. Kurdish fighter's fatigue a likely factor in death of Canadian: LawsonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CTV

    Canadian special forces trainers will likely be advised to stay away from the front in northern Iraq after major Kurdish operations as it appears battle fatigue among peshmerga fighters was the likely cause of March's friendly fire incident, the country's top military commander said Sunday. Gen. Tom Lawson, the chief of defence staff, made the remarks following a speech by Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the fighter base in Kuwait which launches many of the U.S.-led coalition's attacks on the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.

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  15. Ringing the bell in remembranceRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Guardian

    A bell rang out 31 times over the harbour here on Sunday, with each somber note symbolizing a Canadian ship and crew lost during the Second World War. A much too often overlooked battle that helped shape the Royal Canadian Navy was recognized during the Battle of the Atlantic Parade here on Sunday.

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  16. New Canadian army trucks expected in 2017, almost a decade lateRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. won by unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao from The Philippines, in the welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. PNG staff photographer Gerry Kahrmann joined Vancouver's Filipino community gathered at St. Patrick's church hall to watch the fight.

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  17. Tory MPs more likely to reap gains from income splittingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. won by unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao from The Philippines, in the welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. PNG staff photographer Gerry Kahrmann joined Vancouver's Filipino community gathered at St. Patrick's church hall to watch the fight.

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  18. Local artists to represent Manitoba Music across the pondRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    Manitoba Music is getting ready to make its way across the Atlantic next month, including industry events in London and its third annual showcase at major international music event The Great Escape in Brighton. Teaming up with fellow Western Canadian music industry associations SaskMusic, Alberta Music and Music BC, Manitoba Music will co-host a showcase under the BreakOut West banner at TGE on May 16 at Brighton's The Green Door Store.

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  19. Oct. 19 byelections called for three ridingsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Barriere Star Journal

    Elections Canada has announced three federal byelections to fill vacant seats in the House of Commons - but the date set is the same for the next expected general federal election. A statement by Elections Canada on Sunday afternoon said it issued three writs for a trio of Oct. 19 byelections to be held in the ridings of Ottawa West-Nepean, Peterborough and Sudbury.

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  20. Shipping container housing being rolled out across CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Now shipping containers are being repurposed into stylish homes that developers plan to roll out in housing-crunched communities across Canada. A three-storey development in Vancouver's poorest neighbourhood uses just 12 of the millions of containers decommissioned after a life on the sea of five to 10 years.

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