SAN DIEGO -- Canadian actor Simu Liu has been tapped to play the titular character in Marvel's upcoming film "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings."
Liu is best known for starring as Jung in CBC's "Kim's Convenience.
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Marvel Phase 4 kicks off with Angelina Jolie, 'The Eternals'

SAN DIEGO -- Marvel Studios is kicking off Phase Four with high-wattage star power.
Angelina Jolie surprised fans at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday evening along with the cast of the upcoming film "The Eternals.
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Turkey steps up drilling activities around Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus -- Turkey's vice-president said Saturday that his country is dispatching a survey vessel to join two drillships and another research boat to search for hydrocarbons off ethnically divided Cyprus.
Turkey will "never submit" to sanctions imposed by the European Union over its drilling in those waters and won't hesitate to defend its energy rights and the rights of Turkish Cypriots, Vice-President Fuat Oktay said.
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Canadian actor Simu Liu cast as Marvel's first Chinese superhero, Shang-Chi

New details about Marvel's first Chinese hero were revealed at San Diego's Comic-Con Saturday, including who the lead actor will be — and he's Canadian.
Simu Liu, known for his role as Jung Kim on the CBC sitcom Kim's Convenience, will star in the highly-anticipated superhero film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
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Iran's poking at West heightens risks of military missteps

WASHINGTON -- Rather than tangle with a stronger U.S. military, Iran is poking and prodding its Western antagonists in ways apparently designed to avoid triggering war but that nonetheless seem to heighten the risk of missteps and miscalculation that could lead to an armed conflict with global consequences.
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Woman dead after skydiving incident in eastern Ontario, police say

GANANOQUE, Ont. -- Provincial police say a woman has died after a skydiving incident in eastern Ontario.
Investigators say they were called to the scene of the incident near Gananoque, Ont., on Saturday afternoon.
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Homeless Winnipeg carpenter's makeshift house turns heads

After immigrating to Canada in hopes of a better future, Allen Par, a carpenter by trade, found himself living on the streetof Winnipeg.
Tired of spending cold winter nights under a bridge near a shallow, Par spent the last two months building a place he could call home.
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U-Haul found abandoned on train tracks south of Edmonton

Police have removed a U-Haul from train tracks where it was found abandoned south of Edmonton Saturday afternoon.
RCMP are assisting Edmonton police in determining how the van ended up on the Canadian Pacific Railway line, about four kilometres south of the 41 Avenue overpass on Highway 2.
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Mueller's testimony poses risk for Trump, but also Democrats

WASHINGTON -- Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress will depend not so much on what he says, but that he's even saying it at all.
For Democrats, the special counsel's appearance Wednesday creates a moment many have been waiting for: Mueller finally speaking out, piercing the public consciousness about President Donald Trump's response to the Russia investigation and whether anything should be done about it.
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London subway riders treated after gas is sprayed on train

LONDON -- British police are searching for two young men suspected of releasing an irritating gas on a London subway train.
Authorities said paramedics treated a number of people for coughing and shortness of breath when the train stopped at Oxford Circus station.
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Team criticized for Spicer throwing out pitch on Pride Night

PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- A decision to have President Trump's former communications director Sean Spicer throw out the first pitch at a Rhode Island minor league baseball game on "Pride Night at the Ballpark" is getting pushback.
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Canadian high school science courses behind on climate change, says UBC study

VANCOUVER -- High school students in Canada may not be getting the full story about climate change, according to a new study by researchers from the University of British Columbia and Lund University in Sweden.
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