92-year-old Sask. man, recognized as world's oldest plumber, has no plans to retire

His impressive resume includes accountant, pilot, journeyperson and Second World War veteran and now Lorne Figley has added another achievement to the list – the world’s oldest plumber. The 92-year-old Saskatoon man was bestowed the title by Guinness World Records earlier this month.
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Nursing home suspect discussed sobriety online

The Ontario nurse accused of killing eight elderly patients in long-term care facilities was active on social media, where she shared photos and recipes, commented on internet memes, and chronicled an apparent journey to sobriety that began two years ago.
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Ericsson names new CEO amid declining networks industry

STOCKHOLM -- Swedish mobile networks company Ericsson said Wednesday it has named longtime board member Borje Ekholm as its new CEO, in a bid to turn around the company amid a decline in the industry.
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Trump touts hotel as Pence heads to Utah in waning days

ASHLAND, Ohio -- Donald Trump is taking a break from campaigning Wednesday to formally open his new hotel in Washington, while dispatching his running mate to play political defence in Utah -- which hasn't backed a Democrat for president in 52 years.
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First the penny, now the nickel? Ottawa mulls future of 5-cent coin

An internal federal analysis shows the government has studied the pros and cons of the nickel — but Ottawa insists it has no plans to force the five-cent coin into retirement, as it did the penny.
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Buck wild: 2 dog owners attacked by deer in B.C.

The deerpocalypse – or at least, the deer breeding season – has arrived on Vancouver Island.
Two dog owners were attacked by aggressive deer in a B.C. community on Monday, amid mating season for the normally timid forest creatures.
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Trump says no interest in launching TV channel if he loses

NEW YORK - Donald Trump said Tuesday he has no interest in a "Trump TV" media venture should he lose the election, a notion that has persisted this week after a television-like alternative to the network nightly news programs began streaming on his Facebook page.
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Sherring: Tinker, tailor, soldier ... grandmother

Try to imagine what you think a spy might look like and the charming image of 93-year old Becky White likely couldn’t look less like that.
But White, an Ottawa resident, was recently honoured with the Bletchley Park Commemorative Badge for her work in Signals Intelligence during the Second World War.
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San Francisco filmmaker won't face criminal charges

SAN FRANCISCO - A San Francisco filmmaker and community activist arrested in connection with a fatal shooting won't immediately face criminal charges, prosecutors said Tuesday.
The district attorney's office found insufficient evidence to immediately press charges against Kevin Epps, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
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Man arrested outside Miranda Kerr's home charged with mayhem

Los Angeles prosecutors have charged an Australian man in an attack on a security guard outside supermodel Miranda Kerr's home earlier this month.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office says 29-year-old Shaun Anthony Haywood was charged with attempted murder, aggravated mayhem and assault with a deadly weapon on Tuesday.
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Rehabilitated orangutans freed in Borneo as species dwindles

KEHJE SEWEN FOREST, Indonesia -- Jamur didn't hesitate as the door of her temporary cramped quarters slid open. In less than a second, the stocky red-haired orangutan was savoring freedom for the first time in nearly two decades.
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Apple's quarterly sales fall, but forecast calls for gains

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple says it sold 45.5 million iPhones in the last quarter, 5 per cent fewer than it sold a year earlier. But the giant tech company's rosy forecast for the holidays was better than what Wall Street had been expecting.
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