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'There’s no Planet B': Global climate strike reaches Calgary

TORONTO -- Calgary, a city steeped in Canada’s oil industry, was among the cities host to a group of youth-led protesters marching through the streets to join the global climate strikes on Friday.
Packs of people flooded the downtown area with colourful signs and chants, calling for a change in the way we are currently failing to respond to the climate crisis.
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Pro-Beijing groups tear down Hong Kong's protest walls, raising risk of clashes

Groups of China supporters pulled down "Lennon Walls" of anti-government protest messages across Hong Kong on Saturday, raising the possibility of clashes with democracy supporters and another weekend of trouble.
By mid-morning, dozens of Beijing supporters had started to tear down the large mosaics of colorful posted notes calling for democracy and denouncing perceived Chinese meddling in the former British colony.
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Change is tough: Bank refuses to take man’s $800 in coins

Change can be hard to deal with -- especially when you have $800 worth of it, and the bank says it won’t accept it.
This is the predicament Julien Perrotte is in. He collected up his loose change for over a year before rolling up his loonies and toonies to bring to his local bank.
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2 Muslim men from Texas say American Airlines profiled them

DALLAS -- Two Muslim men from Texas say American Airlines profiled them and cancelled their flight after crew members said they "didn't feel comfortable" flying with the pair.
Abderraoof Alkhawaldeh and Issam Abdallah said they filed a complaint with the U.S.
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Joe Biden decries reports about Trump, Ukraine's president

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice-President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that U.S. President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son's business dealings there.
Biden said in a statement that if the reports are true, "Then there is truly no bottom to President Trump's willingness to abuse his power and abase our country.
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The teen who was hospitalized with a severe, vaping-related respiratory illness in London, Ont. did not use a cannabis-related product, the region's medical officer of health told CBC News.
The high-school aged person who fell ill earlier this year was in intensive care and has recovered.
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U.S. sending more troops to Saudi Arabia, UAE following attack on oil facilities

The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defence equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least for now put off any immediate military strike on Iran in response to the attack on the Saudi oil industry.
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Toronto man who won $10M in lottery dies under mysterious circumstances in Ethiopia

A Canadian man whose fortunes changed overnight two years ago when he went from being laid off to becoming a multimillionaire has died in Ethiopia, Global Affairs Canada has confirmed.
Michael Gebru, 41, died under mysterious circumstances in his home country, his cousin Sosuna Asefaw told CBC News.
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Bus with Chinese-speaking tourists crashes in Utah; 4 dead

SALT LAKE CITY -- A bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists crashed as it headed to a national park in Utah, killing four people and critically injuring as many as 15 others, authorities said Friday.
Law enforcement photos show the top of a white bus smashed and one side peeling away as the vehicle rests mostly off the side of a road.
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More possible Canadian cases of vaping illnesses being investigated: health officer

REGINA -- Canada's chief public health officer says at least three reports of potential vaping-related illnesses are being investigated, but she doesn't consider any to be confirmed.
Theresa Tam says one of the cases comes from London, Ont.
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Three Mile Island nuclear plant closes down

The money-losing Three Mile Island, the 1979 site of the United States's worst commercial nuclear power accident, was shut down Friday by its energy giant owner.
The end of the 45-year electricity-producing career of Three Mile Island Unit 1 came after Chicago-based Exelon Corp.
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Goodbye, Three Mile Island: Remaining reactor shuts down

The money-losing Three Mile Island, the 1979 site of the United States's worst commercial nuclear power accident, was shut down Friday by its energy giant owner.
The end of the 45-year electricity-producing career of Three Mile Island Unit 1 came after Chicago-based Exelon Corp.
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