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Sales soar for 'Maus' after its banning in Tennessee

NEW YORK -- Just days after the banning of "Maus" by a Tennessee school district made national news, two editions of Art Spiegelman's Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel about the Holocaust have reached the top 20 on Amazon.com and are in limited supply.
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Sales soar for Maus after school district in U.S. banned the Holocaust graphic novel

Just days after the banning of Maus by a Tennessee school district made national news, two editions of Art Spiegelman's Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust have reached the top 20 on Amazon.com and are in limited supply.
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3 officers at Floyd killing not trained adequately: defence

ST. PAUL, MINN. -- An attorney for one of the three former Minneapolis police officers on trial for allegedly violating George Floyd's civil rights suggested Friday that the department's training is inadequate when it comes to intervening when a colleague is using excessive force and that new recruits are told to obey their senior officers.
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Residents, soldiers in Eastern Ukraine village watch and wait to see what comes next

In the Ukrainian village of Zolote, Olga Berezhna cradles one of the rabbits she raises, feeds her chickens and gets an eager greeting from her shaggy dog when she walks into her yard.
But this is not placid rural life; it's a grinding wait to see if there will be war.
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Scientists say song sparrows make and shuffle playlists to attract their mates

Humans have long made playlists to express their love towards a potential partner, and new research suggests some birds not only do the same, but can rotate the order.
Male song sparrows, found throughout North America, use their tweets to attract mates.
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Yukon to create First Nations school board after parents vote for change

WHITEHORSE -- Preliminary results show parents at eight schools in Yukon have voted in favour of creating a First Nations school board.
A referendum on the proposal ended with parents at schools in Old Crow, Watson Lake, Beaver Creek, Haines Junction, Ross River and Whitehorse approving the measure.
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A relative of a family that froze to death in southern Manitoba while trying to cross the United States border says it's expected the bodies will not be flown home to India for a funeral.
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A Kitchener, Ont., man who was on the run and in hiding from the Taliban in Afghanistan has returned to Canada.
In a virtual interview from his office in Kitchener, Wasai Rahimi said his harrowing journey happened earlier this month.
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A Kitchener, Ont., man who was on the run and in hiding from the Taliban in Afghanistan has returned to Canada.
In a virtual interview from his office in Kitchener, Wasai Rahimi said his harrowing journey happened earlier this month.
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Wasaga Beach, Ont. abduction victim violently assaulted weeks prior, family says

The family of Elnaz Hajtamiri is pleading for her safe return since the 37-year-old woman was taken from a Wasaga Beach home by three men posing as police officers more than two weeks ago.
"If you have any information about her abduction or tips that would lead to her whereabouts, please contact OPP," said one family member who asked not to be identified.
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Why the price of gas keeps going up in most provinces

The price of gas continues to go up in Canada and, in some regions, is breaking records. 
The two-day average price at the pump per litre has gone up in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and P.E.I., according to the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA).
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A 12-year-old boy is facing charges following an armed robbery at a convenience store in Dartmouth, N.S.
Just after 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to a report of a robbery at the Highfield Variety Store, located at 94 Highfield Park Drive.
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