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Alistair MacLeod, great Canadian writer, dies

Alistair MacLeod, one of Canada’s greatest short story writers whose work detailed the people and culture of Cape Breton, has died. He was 77.

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Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former professional boxer who became an advocate for the wrongly convicted after spending 19 years in prison for a triple murder he didn't commit, died Sunday. He was 76.

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Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast even after 70 years of marriage die 15 hours apart

NASHPORT, Ohio – A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart. Helen Felumlee, of Nashport, Ohio, died at 92 on April 12...

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Ailing Mounties fear new rules that make medical dismissals easier

The RCMP is making it simpler to release officers with serious medical problems, prompting fears that many ill members will be sent packing without due process or the means to fight their dismissal.

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Pro-marijuana protesters hit Parliament Hill

An annual day of celebrating cannabis culture is ramping up into mainstream political activism as the pot-smoking 420 movement takes on marijuana prohibition with rallies across Canada.

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Toronto woman dead after Highway 401 crash east of Cambridge | Toronto Star

The 54-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene after the car she was in drove into a ditch near Hwy. 6. N. in Puslinch Township at about 3 p.m

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