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From Spider-Man to the Fantastic Four, a look at Stan Lee’s famous creations

Working with a host of artists at Marvel Comics, legendary comic book writer and editor Stan Lee helped populate a vast universe of superheroes that has been captivating readers for nearly six decades.
These are some of his most iconic creations:
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Stan Lee hoped to make Canadian-set series about Indigenous cop, says producer

TORONTO -- Stan Lee struggled in his final years to get broadcasters behind a Canadian-set TV series about an Indigenous cop with special powers, says a producer who teamed with the late Marvel Comics founder to help it take shape.
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Whitaker will consult with ethics officials over recusal

NEW YORK -- Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker will consult with Justice Department ethics officials about "matters that may warrant recusal" amid pressure from Democrats to step aside from overseeing the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
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Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona U.S. Senate seat

PHOENIX -- Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen.
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U.S. analysts find secret North Korea missile development sites

U.S. analysts said Monday they have located 13 secret North Korean missile development sites, underscoring the challenge that the Trump administration faces in trying to reach its promised broad arms control agreement with Pyongyang.
The administration has said it is hopeful about eventually reaching an agreement with North Korea.
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Alberta's premier criticized the leader of the United Conservative Party on Monday for a comment he made last year equating the work of a lawyer fighting gay-straight alliance legislation with that of civil rights activist Rosa Parks.
In 2017, UCP Leader Jason Kenney spoke at an event organized by the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms event, where he compared founder John Carpay's work to that of Parks and asked people to donate to Carpay's organization.
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Ottawa-area farmer to donate 907 kg of potatoes to help Iqaluit fire relief

An Ottawa-area farmer is planning to send more than 900 kilograms of potatoes to Iqaluit after a fire ravaged one of the city’s only grocery stores.
Mike Milsom of Mike's Garden Harvest has been sending organic potatoes to the northern community every week for a while now, but says his latest shipment will be a donation.
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Amnesty calls for accountability on coerced sterilization of Indigenous women

OTTAWA -- The federal government needs to appoint a special representative to hear from Indigenous women coerced into being sterilized to learn what justice would look like for the survivors, says Amnesty International Canada.
The human-rights organization, which plans to take the issue to the United Nations Committee Against Torture this month, insists there must be action from the federal government, the provinces and territories, and medical regulators.
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Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe

WASHINGTON -- An associate of longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone said Monday that he expects to face charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation.
Conservative conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi said on his YouTube show that negotiations fell apart with special counsel Robert Mueller's team and he expects in the coming days to be charged with making false statements.
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Trial begins for woman accused of killing her two young daughters

LAVAL, Que. -- When her two daughters were found dead in the family playroom on March 31, 2009, dressed in their school uniforms, Adele Sorella was going through a difficult time, a jury heard Monday.
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Sides 'far apart' in Canada Post talks despite mediation: postal union

OTTAWA -- Union negotiators say there was little progress during the two-and-a-half weeks that a special mediator was assigned to the Canada Post labour dispute.
The lack of a breakthrough means rotating strikes will resume Tuesday at different locations across the country, even though both sides have agreed to continue bargaining, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers said Monday.
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Wisconsin district investigates boys' apparent Nazi salute

BARABOO, Wis. -- A Wisconsin school district is investigating a photo of a group of high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute, drawing a strong rebuke on social media.
Baraboo Superintendent Lori Mueller said she became aware of the photo Monday after it was posted on social media.
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