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UN Security Council agrees on demand for humanitarian cease fire in Gaza; approval at midnight

Posted July 28, 2014

The Associated Press   The U.N. Security Council has agreed on a statement calling for “an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire” in the Gaza fighting ...

Canada must not falter in the face of ‘aggressive militarism’ by Russia: Harper

Posted July 27, 2014

The Canadian Press   TORONTO – Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the western world can’t soften its tough stand toward Russia over the crisis in ...

Hong Kong fights for its future in the face of growing Chinese influence

Posted July 27, 2014

By Kelvin Chan And Jack Chang, The Associated Press   HONG KONG – As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbour erupted into a reverie of laser ...

Hungarian prime minister says civic groups financed from abroad are serving foreign interests

Posted July 27, 2014

The Associated Press   BUDAPEST, Hungary – Hungary’s prime minister says that certain civic groups financed from abroad are holding back the nation’s development.   ...

Roundup: Canada’s Bezzoubenko wins fifth gymnastic gold of Commonwealth Games

Posted July 27, 2014

The Canadian Press   GLASGOW – A little help from Russia helped Canada’s Patricia Bezzoubenko capture five of the six gold medals in rhythmic gymnastics ...

Today in Music History — July 28

Posted July 28, 2014

The Canadian Press   In 1750, German composer Johann Sebastian Bach died in Leipzig, in eastern Germany.   In 1901, Rudy Vallee, one of the ...

Investors confront busy week for Canadian corporate earnings, key U.S. data

Posted July 28, 2014

By Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press   TORONTO – Traders will have plenty to occupy themselves this week as major players in the Canadian gold ...

Today in History — July 28

Posted July 28, 2014

The Canadian Press   On this date:   In 1540, King Henry VIII’s chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was executed, the same day Henry married his ...

Upcoming heat wave prompts concerns among British Columbia firefighters.

Posted July 27, 2014

The Canadian Press   VANCOUVER – Firefighters in British Columbia are concerned another heat wave will spark more fires across the province.   An information ...

Boeing Co. CEO apologizes for saying ‘employees will still be cowering’; unions decry comment

Posted July 27, 2014

The Associated Press   SEATTLE – Boeing Co. CEO Jim McNerney apologized Friday for saying the aerospace giant’s employees were “cowering” during his tenure, a ...

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UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg wants Russia stripped of 2018 World Cup over Ukraine crisis

The Associated Press   LONDON – Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister wants Russia stripped of the right to host the 2018 World Cup to punish President ...

‘The Avengers’ cast members unleash ‘Age of Ultron’ footage at Comic Con

Posted July 27, 2014

By Derrik J. Lang, The Associated Press   SAN DIEGO – Several members of “The Avengers” descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first ...

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Ramadan: A month of compassion

Posted July 25, 2014

Muslims participate in special night prayers in Barrhaven Photo: Wahed Mohammed By Lubna Javed Muslims in Ottawa and other parts of Canada began fasting on ...

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Pro-Palestinians protest Israel strike on Gaza

Posted July 25, 2014

A pro-Palestinian protests in downtown Ottawa to demand the Canadian government speak out about the bombings in Gaza. Photo: Maryam Mirza By Maryam Mirza On ...

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A cultural showcase at the Ottawa Lebanese Festival

Posted July 24, 2014

Members of the Al Arz Dance Group lead a procession to the main stage on the opening day of Ottawa Lebanese Festival Photo: Jesse M. ...

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Today in Music History — July 28

Posted July 28, 2014

The Canadian Press   In 1750, German composer Johann Sebastian Bach died in Leipzig, in eastern Germany.   In 1901, Rudy Vallee, one of the ...

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Investors confront busy week for Canadian corporate earnings, key U.S. data

Posted July 28, 2014

By Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press   TORONTO – Traders will have plenty to occupy themselves this week as major players in the Canadian gold ...

Today in History — July 28

Posted July 28, 2014

The Canadian Press   On this date:   In 1540, King Henry VIII’s chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was executed, the same day Henry married his ...

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