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Wildrose, Progressive Conservative parties to merge with 95% approval

The Wildrose Party approved unifying with Progressive Conservatives in an historic vote Saturday.
Just over ninety-five per cent of Wildrose members voted yes for unity, well above the 75 per cent majority it needed to give the merger a go-ahead.
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Princess Diana's last conversation with her sons recounted in documentary

LONDON -- It was a typical phone call between two boys playing and their mother, who was on vacation in France. It was brief -- the boys wanted to get back to playing with their cousins, not spend time on the phone chatting.
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O.J. Simpson's brand out of juice

Can O.J. have a fourth quarter comeback? Not without a game ball.
O.J. isn’t the first celebrity to grace his mug on a mugshot, and many have made their way back to the top — Hugh Grant, Keifer Sutherland, Britney Spears and Robert Downey Jr.
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Pokemon Go one-year anniversary party goes awry in Chicago

CHICAGO -- A Pokemon Go festival at Chicago's Grant Part to celebrate the virtual game's one-year anniversary went awry when a technical glitch prevented many players from logging on.
The Chicago Tribune reported the festival's organizers decided to issue refunds for the $20 tickets and $100 in credits for use on the app.
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Wildrose votes yes to unity with 95% of the vote

The Wildrose Party approved unifying with Progressive Conservatives in an historic vote Saturday.
Just over ninety-five per cent of Wildrose members voted yes for unity, well above the 75 per cent majority it needed to give the merger a go-ahead.
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What’s next for O.J. Simpson? [Photos]

At times, during O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing it seemed as though the battered old jock was moving his body like he was evading bruising linebackers.
The big man on campus. Bobbing. Weaving. Jocular. Locker room O.J.
O.J.
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9/11 victim's wife disgusted by $10.5M Khadr deal [Photos]

The widow of a Toronto businessman killed in the World Trade Centre on 9/11 says its sickening that the Liberal government has allowed terrorist Omar Khadr to play the victim card and collect $10.5 million.
Maureen Basnicki’s husband, Ken Basnicki, was in New York City on business when he was killed in the North Tower on Sept.
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Wonder Woman 2 confirmed at San Diego's Comic-Con

After smashing box office records this year, Wonder Woman received the loudest cheers among the DC superheroes gathered on Saturday at San Diego's annual Comic-Con to present new footage and trailers for Warner Bros' expanding comic book film franchise.
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B.C. transgender inmate wins women's prison transfer request

VANCOUVER — A transgender inmate in British Columbia has won a years-long battle to serve the remainder of her sentence for first-degree murder at a women’s prison.
Fallon Aubee is one of the first federal prisoners to relocate under policy changes at Correctional Services Canada that allow inmates to transfer facilities based on gender identity and not physical anatomy, said Jennifer Metcalfe, a spokeswoman for the West Coast Prison Justice Society.
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U.S. Congress strikes deal on sanctions bill, handcuffing Trump on Russia

U.S. Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on legislation that allows new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, leading congressional Democrats said on Saturday, in a bill that would limit any potential effort by President Donald Trump to try to lift sanctions against Moscow.
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Williams Lake mayor hopes residents can return early next week

The mayor of Williams Lake, B.C, a community evacuated one week ago due to the threat of raging wildfires, says he’s hopeful that some residents can return early next week.
Mayor Walt Cobb told CTV News Channel on Saturday that the fires burning in the region have moved away from the city of 11,000, creating a “a much safer situation.
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Trudeau marches in Halifax Pride Parade

HALIFAX — Throngs of people lined the streets of downtown Halifax Saturday to see a sitting prime minister walk in the city’s Pride parade for the first time.
The rainbow-clad crowd erupted in cheers as Justin Trudeau marched in the procession with his family at his side.
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