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Iran's religious leader vows revenge over slain scientist

Iran's supreme leader on Saturday called for the "definitive punishment" of those behind the killing of a scientist linked to Tehran's disbanded military nuclear program, a slaying the Islamic Republic has blamed on Israel.
Israel, long suspected of killing scientists a decade ago amid tensions over Tehran's nuclear program, has yet to comment on the killing Friday of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
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Locked in legal fight over rents, HBC's big plan to survive COVID-19 may be to go small

It would be easy to look at The Bay's dispute with landlords across the country and make some assumptions: that it can't pay its bills, or that it's being crushed by the pandemic-sized wave crashing into retail everywhere.
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The Black Friday, Cyber Monday, pre-Christmas pandemic online shopping frenzy calls for huge fleets of trucks and vans to deliver those gadgets and gifts. But those road-clogging, polluting vehicles are starting to give way to a greener, more efficient option in many Canadian cities: e-cargo bikes and trikes.
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Georgia Aquarium's largest female whale shark dies

ATLANTA -- The largest female whale shark at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has died.
Trixie, who had been at the aquarium since 2006, died Friday, the aquarium said in a statement on its Facebook page.
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Thailand's pro-democracy protesters warn of possible coup

BANGKOK -- Pro-democracy demonstrators in Thailand, undeterred by arrest warrants and the possibility of violent attacks, held another rally on Friday, poking fun at their critics and warning of the possibility of a military coup.
The potential for violence was illustrated after their last rally on Wednesday, when two men were reportedly shot and critically wounded.
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Indigenous playwright from Calgary wins national theatre award worth $100,000

A Calgary playwright is the winner of a prestigious national theatre award that comes with a prize of $100,000 to split between her and her chosen protege.
Tara Beagan, who is a member of the Ntlaka'pamux Nation, has been named the 2020 laureate of the Siminovitch Prize, which recognizes excellence in theatre and the importance of mentoring upcoming playwrights.
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A new map of the Milky Way by Japanese space experts has put Earth 2,000 light years closer to the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy.
This map has suggested that the center of the Milky Way, and the black hole which sits there, is located 25,800 light-years from Earth.
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A new map of the Milky Way by Japanese space experts has put Earth 2,000 light years closer to the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy.
This map has suggested that the centre of the Milky Way, and the black hole which sits there, is located 25,800 light-years from Earth.
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Woman says she felt 'violated' and 'betrayed' after visit to N.S. doctor's office

SPRINGHILL, N.S. -- A woman who says she was sexually assaulted at her doctor's office in Springhill is sharing her story publicly.
An expected publication ban led CTV News to not identify who she is.
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Sarah Fuller set to make history by suiting up for Vanderbilt men's football team

Women's soccer player Sarah Fuller will don a football uniform Saturday for Vanderbilt and is poised to become the first woman to play in a Power 5 game when the Commodores visit Missouri.
"Let's make history," senior Sarah Fuller wrote Friday on Twitter with a photo of herself wearing a football jersey with a soccer ball between her feet while holding a football in her hands.
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Disney to lay off 4,000 more at California, Florida parks

ORLANDO, FLA. -- The Walt Disney Co. announced plans to lay off 4,000 more workers in its theme parks division in California and Florida due to the COVID-19 pandemic's effect on the industry.
The announcement by the company was made in a U.S.
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Indian farmers continue protest against new laws as police allow them into capital

Thousands of angry Indian farmers protesting against new agricultural laws were allowed to enter the national capital late Friday after they clashed with police who had blocked them at the outskirts of the city.
The farmers, who fear the new laws will reduce their earnings and give more power to corporations, will be escorted to a protest site in New Delhi, police in a statement.
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