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9 people found dead in truck outside Walmart in suspected smuggling case [Video]

Eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer loaded with at least 30 others outside a Walmart store in Texas’ stifling summer heat in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case.
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Quebec flood debris turned into art to honour victims

Artists in an off-island Montreal suburb are binding driftwood and found objects together as a symbol of the tight bonds that were formed in the wake of the historic floods that swept through the region this past spring.
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The super-sized successor to NASA’s legendary Hubble Space Telescope is more than a year away from deploying its massive two-storey tall, gold-plated mirrors in the harshness of deep space. That’s why scientists are busy freezing the US$9 billion, 6,200 kilogram spacecraft to see if they can break it here on Earth.
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Comic-Con hits: Black Panther, Batman, Stranger Things

SAN DIEGO -- From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite.
As the annual fan convention in San Diego wraps Sunday after four days of panels, presentations, screenings and autograph signings, here's a look at some of the highlights.
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Olympic swimming icon Michael Phelps took on his greatest challenge ever in a Shark Week showdown.
As the main attraction to The Discovery Channel’s annual event showcasing an endless schedule of shark-related programming, Phelps vowed to race a real-life shark.
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Canada should be concerned as North Korean tensions increase: Prof

Canadians have a compelling reason to be concerned with escalating tensions with North Korea, Carleton University Professor Elliot Tepper says.
The problem is on their front porch.
”If you can reach Alaska, you can certainly reach Canada,” Tepper said.
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Trump tweets frustration with Republicans, health care

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump expressed his frustration with Republicans on Sunday, saying they "do very little to protect their President."
In one of several tweets issued in the afternoon and evening, Trump said the lack of support happens even with "some that were carried over the line on my back.
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s new communications adviser says it’s time to hit the “reset button.”
Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci pledged to begin “an era of a new good feeling” and said he hopes to “create a more positive mojo.
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Protests over judicial reforms head into Day 8 in Poland

Poles protested in cities and towns across Poland for the eighth day Sunday over new rules passed by the ruling party that would drastically limit the independence of the judiciary.ANALYSIS | Central Europe's 'revolt of the deprived' adding to disintegration talkANALYSIS | JaroslawKaczynski's conspiracy theory drives Poland's sulky EU policyProtesters see moves by the populist governing Law and Justice party as an assault on the country's democratic system of checks and balances, accusing party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski of behaving in an authoritarian way to cement his power.
 

Hamilton, Ont. festival posters with feminist and LGBT themes defaced

HAMILTON -- Posters advertising Hamilton Fringe Festival shows with LGBTQ and feminist themes have been defaced with Bible verses condemning homosexuality and female independence.
On Saturday afternoon, festival organizers posted a photo on Twitter of posters for the show "S.C.U.M.
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AMMAN, Jordan — Three people, including an Israeli man, were wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in Jordan’s capital, the kingdom’s Public Security Directorate said.
Before the shooting, Jordanians had entered the apartment building for carpentry work, the statement said.
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Tears, fears at emotional memorial for slain Burnaby teen [Video]

Dozens gathered Saturday night at a memorial for Marrisa Shen, the Burnaby teen whose body was found in Central Park four days ago.
Shen, 13, was reported missing at 11:30 p.m Tuesday and her body was found in the southeast area of Central Park at 1:10 a.m.
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