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Fresh rotating postal strikes to cause delivery delays: Canada Post

OTTAWA -- Canada Post says its employees will hold more rotating walkouts starting today and warns it will mean delivery delays, particularly in western Canada.
The Crown corporation says members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers walked off the job this morning in Toronto and at its distribution centre in Scarborough, Ont.
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Brookfield, Caisse in $13.2B US deal to buy Johnson Controls' batteries business

Brookfield Business Partners of Toronto and the Caisse de dépô?t et placement du Québec, based in Montreal, together with a group of institutional partners, have signed a deal to buy Johnson Controls' power solutions business for $13.2 billion US.
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CNN sues Trump administration for taking away reporter's credentials

CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta's press credentials to cover the White House be returned.
The administration revoked them last week following U.S. President Donald Trump's contentious news conference, where Acosta refused to give up a microphone when the president said he didn't want to hear anything more from him.
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Canadian war vet denied access to N.S. veterans hospital

A Canadian war veteran is being denied access to a Halifax veterans hospital even though there are empty beds in the facility — all because he wasn't Canadian at the time of his wartime service.
Sitting recently in his home in Hubbards, N.S.
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Two people charged after police seize 14.7 kg of cannabis from home

CLEARVIEW TOWNSHIP, Ont. - Provincial police say two people are facing drug charges after officers seized 14.7 kilograms of dry cannabis from a home in Clearview Township, Ont.
Investigators say they searched a home last week and also seized more than 16,000 unmarked cigarettes.
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The one where British cops arrest a Ross lookalike... and thank David Schwimmer

British police say they have arrested a suspect in their hunt for a shoplifter who bears a striking resemblance to Ross Geller, the character played by David Schwimmer on the TV show Friends.
Facebook users noticed the similarity when police posted surveillance-camera footage last month of a man carrying a carton of cans from a restaurant in Blackpool, northwest England.
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CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House

NEW YORK - CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta's press credentials to cover the White House be returned.
The administration revoked them last week following U.S. President Trump's contentious news conference, where Acosta refused to give up a microphone when the president said he didn't want to hear anything more from him.
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Trial of alleged Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' begins in NYC court amid tight security

The trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is beginning with lawyers' opening statements in a federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y., amid intense public attention and extraordinary security measures.
Federal prosecutors say that as leader of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, Guzman, 61, directed massive shipments of heroin, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine bound for the United States.
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Top UN official says it's still not safe to repatriate Rohingya to Myanmar

United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Bangladesh on Tuesday to halt plans to repatriate 2,200 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, warning their lives would be at "serious risk."
Forcibly returning or expelling refugees and asylum seekers to their home country would violate international law that forbids it to places where returnees face threats of persecution or their lives would be endangered, she said.
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'They're still good': Winnipeg food bank collects items well past best-before dates

Before you throw out that can of beans that has been collecting dust in the pantry, Winnipeg’s largest food bank says it’s likely still safe to donate.
Workers at Winnipeg Harvest say they accept donations of non-perishable food items that have passed their best-before dates – sometimes even up to a year past – because their contents are still safe to consume.
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As a cloud of devastation hung over the heads of students at Pepperdine University following a mass shooting which killed one of their own, a literal "orange glow" made its way toward the school.
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Pilot, passenger killed in plane crash at Brantford Municipal Airport

BRANT COUNTY, Ont. -- Provincial police say two people are dead after a small plane crashed at a municipal airport in Brant County, Ont.
They say officers were called to the airport at 8 a.m.
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