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Sunwing passengers furious over 24-hour delay, being stuck on hot plane

A dream vacation turned into a nightmare for Sunwing passengers who were stuck for hours on a hot plane while their flight was delayed in Cancun.
Passengers who arrived at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport said they were stranded on the plane without air conditioning on the tarmac in Cancun for hours before they were eventually let off.
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Europeans cast votes for new parliament amid rise of far-right populists

From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations went to the polls Sunday in the final day of a crucial European Parliament election that could see major gains by the nationalist, populist and far-right movements that are on the rise across much of the continent.
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Damian Warner captures 5th Hypo Meeting decathlon title

Damian Warner began his Sunday running a season-best time in the 110-metre hurdles on the way to a 2019 world-leading total of 8,711 points to top the men's decathlon at the Hypo Meeting in Götzis, Austria.
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'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office

LOS ANGELES -- Moviegoers have voted with their dollars and chosen the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend.
The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" has crushed the competition at the box office including the critically acclaimed teen comedy "Booksmart" and the horror movie "Brightburn.
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Explosions in Nepal's capital leave 3 dead, 8 wounded

Three explosions killed three people and wounded at least eight in different parts of Nepal's capital on Sunday, with police suspecting that an outlawed communist group was responsible.
Police official Shyam Lal Gyawali said authorities were investigating the blasts.
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Ontario eliminates Indigenous Culture Fund, cuts millions for the arts

TORONTO -- Ontario has eliminated a fund supporting Indigenous culture as the government cuts tens of millions of dollars in arts funding -- a decision that is being slammed as short-sighted.
The Progressive Conservatives are attempting to trim an $11.7-billion deficit and are cutting spending in a number of areas.
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Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The world's largest firefighting aircraft is ready for the wildfire season.
The Global SuperTanker is a Boeing 747-400 series passenger jet converted for firefighting. It recently underwent maintenance at Pinal Airpark outside Tucson.
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Bid to get D-Day beaches added to list of UN World Heritage Sites in limbo

OTTAWA -- The beaches of Normandy, where the Allies stormed ashore to begin the eventual liberation of Europe from Nazi rule, are widely regarded by veterans and historians alike as venerated, sacred ground.
And yet those beaches -- including the one code-named Juno, where thousands of Canadians landed under a fearsome tirade of German fire on June 6, 1944 -- have not been designated as culturally or historically significant by the United Nations.
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Homebuyers escaping high housing costs by relocating to secondary cities

TORONTO -- Danielle Bacci's favourite part of her move to near Windsor, Ont., is the lack of traffic along her 15-minute commute to work in nearby Leamington.
The 26-year-old bank employee and her partner left Toronto and bypassed the suburbs of the GTA for the affordability of Kingsville, Ont.
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Yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent

BRUSSELS -- A yellow vest protest march is turning violent in Brussels with demonstrators pelting buildings and police using pepper spray in confrontations.
As well as several hundred protesters in yellow vests demonstrating against social injustice there were also hooded people dressed in black, taunting authorities.
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Yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent; 350 detained

BRUSSELS -- A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people.
The yellow vest demonstration was intended to be against social injustice on the day of European Parliament elections.
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Number of measles cases in N.B. rises to 5

Two new cases of measles have been confirmed in the Saint John area, bringing the total number to five, according to New Brunswick's Department of Health.
The cases were confirmed late Saturday and are linked to a previous confirmed case at Kennebecasis Valley High School.
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