A Toronto man feels misled by telecom giant Bell Canada, after signing up at the door for services he says he was guaranteed would remain the same price for two years, but increased after just six months.
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'I said stop': Ottawa woman accuses Hedley singer Jacob Hoggard of rape

She imagined a romantic tryst with a rock star in a fancy hotel; what she got instead, says an Ottawa woman, was pain, shame and recurring nightmares.
The relationship between the 24-year-old, petite blond and Jacob Hoggard, the frontman for Canadian rock band Hedley, began in the fall of 2016 with a surprise Tinder swipe in the nation's capital.
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'We will see': U.S. unsure if North Korea is serious about talks

WASHINGTON -- The White House said Sunday it would wait and see whether a new overture by North Korea for talks with the United States means it is serious about disarming, a step President Donald Trump and other world leaders agree must be the outcome of any future dialogue.
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A man convicted of attempted murder who was invited to a dinner reception with Justin Trudeau in India says he has a friendly relationship with the prime minister, and stayed away to save him from further embarrassment.
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McCartney, family remember George Harrison on 75th birthday

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2003 file photo, Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara Bach, left, pose along with George Harrison's son Dhani and wife Olivia, center, and Heather Mills McCartney and Paul McCartney at a screening for the film "Concert For George," Wednesday night, at Burbank Studios in Burbank, Calif.
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Alberta RCMP arrest rural homeowner who confronted suspects

OKOTOKS, Alta. - RCMP in Alberta have taken a rural homeowner into custody after a shooting that police allege happened when he confronted two people rummaging through his vehicles.
Police say members from their detachment in Okotoks were called to the property at around 5:30 a.m.
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Studies are increasingly clear: Uber, Lyft congest cities

BOSTON -- One promise of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft was fewer cars clogging city streets. But studies suggest the opposite: that ride-hailing companies are pulling riders off buses, subways, bicycles and their own feet and putting them in cars instead.
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Surprise mayoral election win in Hungary gives Orban opposition hope

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- A candidate supported by several opposition parties in Hungary was elected mayor Sunday of a southern city long dominated by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party.
Analysts say Peter Marki-Zay's surprise victory in Hodmezovasarhely could mark a new phase in the campaign leading up to the country's April 8 parliamentary election.
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Oprah Winfrey praises Florida students as 'warriors of the light'

Oprah Winfrey has nothing but praise for the Florida school shooting survivors who have channeled angst into activism, calling them "warriors of the light" and comparing them to civil rights pioneers.
In an interview with The Associated Press on Saturday, Winfrey drew parallels between the teens and the Freedom Riders of the 1960s, who rode buses into southern states in protest of racial segregation.
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Venezuelans recycle worthless bolivar bills into crafts

CUCUTA, Colombia -- A family of Venezuelan immigrants to Colombia are repurposing their worthless bolivars into origami-made paper wallets, belts and even purses as the currency plunges further in value amid four-digit inflation.
Each collector item produced by Richard Segovia fetches between $10 and $15 -- a huge markup from the pennies that bolivars retrieve on Venezuela's black market.
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Christians shutter Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre to protest taxes

JERUSALEM -- The leaders of the major Christian sects in Jerusalem closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built on the traditional site of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection, for several hours on Sunday to protest an Israeli plan to tax their properties.
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B.C. boosts rent, child care and health care support for former youth in care

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government says it's giving a financial break to young adults who have spent time in government care.
Those young adults will now get more support for rent, child care and health care, while they go back to school or attend a rehabilitation, vocational or approved life skills program.
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