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Four tornadoes touch down in Saskatchewan, another two reported

Environment Canada has confirmed that four tornadoes touched down in Saskatchewan on Friday.
The tornadoes did not cause any damage, according to Environment Canada, but warnings were issued due to the surrounding storms.
Another two tornadoes were reported, photographed and posted on social media.
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'Home Alone' dad John Heard dead at 71

Home Alone star John Heard has died at the age of 72.
Police were called to a Palo Alto, California hotel on Friday to investigate a report of a medical emergency, but the actor was pronounced dead at the scene, according to TMZ.com.
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Liberals punted on 1st down with $10.5M Omar Khadr settlement

When Peter Kent wrote the opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal that tipped off sleeping Americans to the Omar Khadr payoff, he wrote not as a Conservative MP but as the journalist he once was.
This is why it resonated so strongly, and suddenly became the top news item on many U.S.
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'It'll say things about today': Denis Villeneuve teases Blade Runner 2049

Canadian director Denis Villeneuve had fended off numerous requests to direct big-budget sequels until he was approached to make a follow-up to Ridley Scott's 1982 neo-noir sci-fi film Blade Runner.
"I accepted to do Blade Runner because it was meaningful," Villeneuve, the director of last year's cerebral alien sci-fi film Arrival, told Reuters Saturday in San Diego, Calif.
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U.S. kills 12 Afghan police in airstrike amid violent clashes with Taliban

An errant U.S. airstrike confirmed by the Pentagon killed 12 Afghan National Police officers and wounded two others, as another 11 police were killed and six wounded in clashes with the Taliban, Afghan officials said Saturday.
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U.S. airstrike kills 12 Afghan police officers

KABUL — An errant U.S. airstrike confirmed by the Pentagon killed 12 Afghan National Police officers and wounded two others, as another 11 police were killed and six wounded in clashes with the Taliban, Afghan officials said Saturday.
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Sean Spicer thought 'SNL' skits were 'funny'

Soon to be ex-White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer admits he likes a good joke.
In his first interview since he resigned from his post on Friday, Spicer told Fox News' Sean Hannity that Saturday Night Live's parody of him was humourous at times.
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Venezuelans march in opposition to constitution rewrite

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Protesters marched through the Venezuelan capital toward the embattled nation's Supreme Court on Saturday, chanting and waving flags in an escalating push to stop President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution.
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90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper show in Connecticut

Police in Connecticut say more than 90 people were hospitalized during a concert featuring Chance the Rapper.
Authorities say many were taken to hospitals for excessive drinking.
Hartford Deputy Chief Brian Foley said Saturday that officers made 50 underage drinking referrals Friday at Hot 93.7's Hot Jam concert at Xfinity Theatre.
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Lech Walesa urges Poles to defend democracy as Hungary's Orban blasts EU

WARSAW, Poland -- Polish democracy icon and former president Lech Walesa on Saturday joined the protests that have broken out across Poland over plans by the populist ruling party to put the Supreme Court and the rest of the judicial system under the party's political control.
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Some residents free to go home as B.C. evacuations orders are downgraded

Many wildfire evacuees from Princeton, B.C., are being allowed back into town after an evacuation order was downgraded to an alert on Saturday morning.
For some, it's been more than two weeks since they left home.
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Credit agency pushes feds to give it access to list of social insurance numbers

OTTAWA -- An international credit reporting agency is pushing the federal government to give it access to a monthly list of new social insurance numbers despite years of rejections over privacy concerns.
TransUnion made the request anew earlier this year, shortly after Patty Hajdu became labour minister, to access the list that contains the range of social insurance numbers issued each month in various regions of the country.
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