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Pakistan ruling party meets to consider PM successor

The ruling party of deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will choose his successor Saturday, a day after Pakistan's Supreme Court removed the premier from office after finding that he and his family concealed their assets, officials said.
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Tesla's Musk hands over first Model 3 electric cars to early buyers

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Friday the Model 3 had over half a million advance reservations as he handed over the first 30 to employee buyers, setting the stage for the biggest test yet of the company's strategy to become a profitable, mass market electric car maker.
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Graffiti festival turns bleak Edmonton walls into art

In his mid-teens AJ Louden began expressing himself with cans of spray paint, illicitly leaving his mark around Edmonton. But one person's vandalism is another person's art, and Louden shows few regrets about the nature of those early days in his artistic pursuits.
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Sex, guns and gangs — it's not what usually comes to mind when you think of aspiring young soccer players, but it's all part of CBC-TV's new sports drama 21 Thunder.
"There's coarse language, there's sex, there's violence, but that all comes with the world of soccer," said Emmanuel Kabongo, who grew up playing soccer in the Democratic Republic of Congo and stars as one of the 21 Thunder's competitive young stars.
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Upcycling, borrowing and fair trade: 3 fashion startups focus on recycling

When was the last time you tossed an old, unwanted piece of clothing into the garbage? If you're like most Canadians, it wasn't long ago.
North Americans discard a mind-boggling amount of apparel — 12 billion kilograms of textiles every year, according to Value Village.
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Amusement ride accidents are spectacular, but experts say they're rare

A young girl dangled off a gondola ride in upstate New York, her fall cushioned by a group of Good Samaritans on the ground.
Three children were hurt, one left with a serious brain injury, when their Ferris wheel gondola tipped over at a Tennessee fair.
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WestJet says some rewards member's profile data leaked online

WestJet says it is working with police in Calgary and the RCMP cybercrime unit after some member's profile data was disclosed online.
The airline said in a news release Friday night that profile data of some WestJet Rewards members was disclosed online "by an unauthorized third party.
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John Travolta recruits Shania Twain for new movie

John Travolta has found a new movie partner in country queen Shania Twain.
The Man! I Feel Like a Woman singer has reportedly signed on to play the Pulp Fiction star’s leading lady in a new racing drama, titled Trading Paint.
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Science says George Clooney is the world's most handsome man

George Clooney is the world’s most handsome man, according to science.
The new dad’s features have hit the jackpot on the Greek Golden Ratio of Beauty Phi, which is considered the ancient secret formula of perfection.
The 56-year-old scored 91.86%, based on the contours and shape of his face, nose, eyes, brows, lips and cheeks, to narrowly beat Bradley Cooper (91.8%) and old pal Brad Pitt (90.5%).
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Feds don't know how Saudi Arabia got Canadian made military vehicles

OTTAWA — The federal government says it’s trying to find out more about reports that Saudi Arabia is using Canadian made military vehicles in clashes with militants.
An emailed statement from the government says Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is concerned and has asked officials to look into the matter.
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Pedophile ex-priest to live near studio for kids in Massachusetts

A former Massachusetts priest, who was at the centre of Boston’s Roman Catholic clergy sex abuse scandal and was convicted of child sex abuse, was recently released from prison will be living across the street from a children’s dance studio.
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Trump ready to sign Russia sanctions bill, Moscow retaliates

U.S. President Donald Trump will sign a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia that passed Congress with overwhelming support, the White House said Friday. Moscow has already responded, ordering a reduction in the number of U.S.
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