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What is a 'derecho'? Climatologist explains Saturday's powerful storm

The storm that moved across Ontario and Quebec Saturday is known as a “derecho”, a powerful kind of windstorm that is long lasting and far-reaching.
The derecho storm that slashed across southern Ontario and Quebec before moving into Maine left a path of destruction in its wake, and was responsible for at least eight deaths, including three in eastern Ontario.
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'Harlem Shake' song behind viral dance trend turns 10 years old

The song that swept the nation during 2013 has just reached its 10th birthday.
"Harlem Shake" was released by Harry Rodrigues, a producer and DJ professionally known as Baauer, on May 22, 2012.
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Man shot and killed Sunday morning on New York City subway train

A man has died after being shot in the chest inside a train on the New York City subway on Sunday morning, the New York City Police Department told CNN.
A spokesperson for the department said the man was shot in the chest on the Northbound Q line train around 11:42 a.m.
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Hundreds of international students who paid a Scarborough college upwards of $15,000 in tuition say their enrolment has been unilaterally suspended — placing their study permits in jeopardy.
Harmanpreet Kaur recently completed her first semester at Alpha College of Business and Technology, an affiliate of St.
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Military plane from Europe carrying 35,380 kg of baby formula lands in U.S.

A military plane carrying enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis, the first of several flights expected from Europe aimed at relieving a shortage that has sent parents scrambling to find enough to feed their children.
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Indigenous Manitoba man risks his life to bring humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Kim Sigurdson is not unfamiliar with suffering, having seen it with his own people in remote parts of Canada. It's one of the reasons the Métis philanthropist from Manitoba felt compelled to offer his support to the people of Ukraine.
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Minnesota police arrest woman after 6-year-old son is found in trunk

A 28-year-old woman has been arrested after police found her 6-year-old son's body in the trunk of her bloodied car in a Minneapolis suburb, authorities and family members said.
Orono police said the woman and a man were arrested on suspicion of murder after the boy's body was found Friday following a report of a car with a smashed back window driving on a flat tire.
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The COVID-19 pandemic is 'most certainly not over,' WHO's health chief says

The COVID-19 pandemic is "most certainly not over," the head of the World Health Organization warned Sunday, despite a decline in reported cases since the peak of the Omicron wave. He told governments that "we lower our guard at our peril.
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Police investigate California lounge shooting that killed 1

Police on Sunday were investigating after one man was killed and eight people were wounded in a weekend shooting at a party that drew about 100 people to a Southern California hookah lounge.
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America needs more baby formula. But it's an extremely tricky business

Industry insiders have long feared a situation just like this: American parents are desperately seeking adequate supply of formula for their infants during a nationwide shortage.
The formula shortage has exposed an inflexible industry dominated by just three to four large players that own a majority of formula production in the United States.
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Leigh Adams has seen a steady rise of material for review since she began moderating user comments on websites roughly 14 years ago, but she says the volume only exploded in the last few years as the content's nature became so divisive there's only one word for it: "Bonkers.
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'I wish I had a magic wand': In Buffalo, wounds are deep

Shenaya Ann Washington and a close friend cleared a small patch of grass at the base of a utility pole on Riley Street. They dug a hole there and planted a red rose bush seedling.
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