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Man says he punched grizzly bear in the nose in B.C.

QUALICUM BEACH, B.C. - A British Columbia man's beachcombing trip turned into a harrowing fight for survival as a grizzly bear flailed him around "like a puppet."
Fifty-seven-year-old Randal Warnock says he had been walking on the beach on Brown Island on B.C.
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A 37-year-old Calgary man has been charged after he reported his bike was stolen after he struck barbed wire strung up on a trail west of Bragg Creek.
On July 5, Stellianos Psaroudakis had reported to police he had been riding his bike on the trail when he struck barbed wire strung between two trees.
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Man punches bear in the nose in fight for survival during B.C. beachcombing trip

QUALICUM BEACH, B.C. — A British Columbia man’s beachcombing trip turned into a harrowing fight for survival as a grizzly bear flailed him around “like a puppet.”
Fifty-seven-year-old Randal Warnock says he had been walking on the beach on Brown Island on B.C.
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Police investigating after family dog fatally shot in near Owen Sound, Ont.

SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, Ont. - Provincial police in southwestern Ontario say they are investigating after a dog was found dead in a laneway with a bullet wound.
OPP in South Bruce Peninsula, near Owen Sound, say the dog's owner called police at about 11:30 p.m.
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Marijuana companies band together to develop marketing guidelines

TORONTO -- Sixteen of Canada's licensed marijuana producers have enlisted the help of Advertising Standards Canada to develop guidelines on how the drug should be branded and promoted before its recreational use becomes legal next year.
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Cyclist who claimed he was hurt by barbed wire charged with fraud, mischief

COCHRANE, Alta. -- Fraud and public mischief charges have been laid against a man who claimed he was severely injured by barbed wire that was strung across a mountain biking trail west of Calgary.
Stelios Psaroudakis, who is 37, had said he was thrown from his bike and suffered big cuts to his neck and shoulder.
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OTTAWA - New figures released today show a shift in where the RCMP are arresting people crossing illegally into Canada.
Data from the federal government shows a drop in the number of people being apprehended in Manitoba, but a major increase in Quebec.
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Illegal crossings at Quebec border hit new high, drop in Manitoba

Illegal border crossings in Quebec hit their highest level of the year in June, according to new data released by the federal government on Friday afternoon.
During that month, the RCMP intercepted 781 individuals attempting to cross into the province from the United States between official ports of entry and claim asylum.
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Husky Energy set to repair pipeline that spilled crude into river a year ago

CALGARY -- Husky Energy (TSX:HSE) says it has been granted permission to repair and replace a section of pipeline that leaked 225,000 litres of crude in Saskatchewan just over a year ago.
Chief executive Robert Peabody said that it will be applying lessons learned from the spill on the rebuild.
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Conviction in Eaton Centre shooting overturned, new trial ordered

TORONTO -- A man who was found guilty of second-degree murder in a daytime shooting at Toronto's landmark Eaton Centre mall was granted a new trial Friday after a judge found the jury that convicted him was improperly selected.
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NEW YORK — No scripts have been written, not even an outline.
But HBO’s announcement on Wednesday that the creator-showrunners of “Game of Thrones” will follow up that massive hit with an HBO series in which slavery remains legal in the modern-day South drew fire on social media from those who fear that telling that story will glorify racism.
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'Mystery' signal from space is solved; it's not aliens

Astronomers have finally solved the mystery of peculiar signals coming from a nearby star, a story that sparked intense public speculation this week that perhaps, finally, alien life had been found.
It hasn't. The signal, which has been formally named "Weird!" was interference from a distant satellite.
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