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Israel sends more troops to West Bank in escalating violence over holy site

Israel's defence minister consulted with senior commanders in the West Bank on Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family in their home and widespread Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupted over escalating tensions at the Holy Land's most contested shrine.
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B.C. wildfire update expected today: Strong winds could reinvigorate some fires

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Federal officials visiting wildfire-affected communities in British Columbia are expected to give an update today on the state of the response.
Members of a federal ad hoc committee leading the government's fire response, including Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, will be meeting with provincial officials in Prince George this morning.
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Hungary's leader: Border fences will stop Muslim migration

BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungary's anti-migration prime minister says European Union leaders and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros are seeking a "new, mixed, Muslimized Europe."
Speaking Saturday at a cultural festival in Romania, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that Hungary's border fences, supported by other Central European countries, are the barriers to the EU-Soros effort to increase Muslim migration.
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Trump complains on Twitter about 'illegal leaks'

WASHINGTON -- The Latest on the probe into allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election (all times local):
6:55 a.m.
U.S. President Donald Trump is complaining about a Washington Post report that the Russian ambassador to the U.S.
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This cannibalistic invasive species could be coming to your dinner table

European green crabs are lean, mean and sometimes green — and they could soon become dinner.
The invasive species is a voracious eater that can quickly devastate the delicate marine plants that provide food and habitat to other creatures.
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It was a sunny summer day on the Prairies when Laura Reeves witnessed the slow death of a secretive amphibian in southeastern Manitoba that isn't found anywhere else in Canada.
"Weird thing to watch," said Reeves, a botanist who lives with her fiancé in the border-town of Gardenton, Man.
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Trudeau 'not working hard enough' on NAFTA file, says Scheer

The leader of the Official Opposition is calling out Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for "mishandling" the North American Free Trade Agreement file, less than a month before negotiations with the U.S. and Mexico get underway.
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Canadians set record with U.S. real estate shopping spree

New Brunswick's Joel Levesque had no idea he was helping set a record when he bought a home in Fort Myers, Fla., back in April.
The 63-year-old semi-retired public affairs professional wanted a place to escape for the winter and didn't feel like waiting around for the loonie to gain ground on the greenback.
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Debt got you down? Start a debt-destruction club

If you run, hide, or plug your ears every time the topic of money comes up, you're not alone. But as the era of ultra-low interest rates comes to an end, you need to force yourself to face your finances.
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Common genetic trait links human and doggy friendliness

We may be more like our dogs than we know.
Scientists studying the genetic basis for dog friendliness have found it comes from a portion of their genome that is similar to the area in the human genome that relates to sociability.
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Indigenous Games leave lasting impact on all who participated

The North American Indigenous Games end Saturday but will leave behind a reservoir of memories for everyone touched by this event.
This 10-day festival will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark not just on the athletes who participated, but on those who helped them reach their goals.
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Timing of Sean Spicer's exit allows him to go 'with the least egg on his face'

He has been humiliated and mocked, and repeatedly frustrated and undercut by his own boss. But the hiring of a new White House communications director seems to have been the final straw for Sean Spicer, who announced on Friday he will abandon his post as Donald Trump's press secretary after a tumultuous six-month stint.
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