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Tourists at French abbey Mont Saint Michel evacuated after threat

French authorities ordered tourists and others to leave the Mont Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France on Sunday after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services.
The national gendarme service said the man made the threat on one of the shuttles serving the site, on a peninsula in the English Channel.
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Radovan Karadzic, sentenced for Bosnian war crimes, gets appeal hearing Monday

The two-day appeal hearing in the case of Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who was sentenced to 40 years in prison for genocide and war crimes during the 1992-1995 Bosnian war, will begin on Monday at the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals.
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31 killed in Kabul suicide bombing

A suicide bomber struck a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 31 people, officials said.
Public health ministry spokesman Wahid Majro said another 54 people were wounded in Sunday's attack, updating an earlier toll.
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Thieves steal more PC Optimum points after Loblaws fixes password glitch

After getting hit by points theft multiple times, some PC Optimum members are questioning a fix Loblaws says it has made to improve the security of its rewards program. 
"I do not believe they have fixed anything," said Shawn Nicholson in Halifax.
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Grassroots Liberals know what the party needs to stand for in the next election. They made it clear to Justin Trudeau and his government this weekend that they expect the party to continue to push for progressive change, even if it runs counter to the prime minister's own position, and even if it requires more spending than a government wrestling with deficits can afford.
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Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer inspires Compton students to 'dream bigger'

Music class has taken on a whole new meaning at a high school that counts superstar — and recent Pulitzer Prize winner — Kendrick Lamar among its alumni.
"When I first found out about the award he had won, I actually didn't even know what the award was," Mykail Mcdade,18, told CBC News in Compton, Calif.
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After getting hit by points theft multiple times, some PC Optimum members are questioning a fix Loblaws says it has made to improve the security of its rewards program. 
"I do not believe they have fixed anything," said Shawn Nicholson in Halifax.
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'Greening' project could end use of fossil fuel for Centennial Flame

Will the Centennial Flame monument on Parliament Hill, with its dancing fires lit by natural gas, become the Centennial LED?
The federal government has launched a study of options to cut the flow of natural gas from Western Canada to the popular monument, and replace it with a more eco-friendly energy source.
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World's oldest person dead at age 117

The world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died.
Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. She had been hospitalized since January.
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NEW YORK -- Police are looking for a man wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and shirt who pushed another man onto New York City subway tracks while shouting anti-Hispanic slurs at him.
The assault happened Friday evening at Manhattan's Union Square subway station.
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World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

TOKYO -- The world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died.
Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed.
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Road to North Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch.
While Seoul and Washington welcomed Pyongyang's declaration on Saturday to suspend further intercontinental ballistic missile tests and shut down its nuclear test site, the past is littered with failure.
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