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French police fire tear gas at G7 protesters

French police used tear gas and water cannon to break up anti-G7 protesters in the southern city of Bayonne on Saturday, as leaders from the world's leading industrialised nations arrived for their summit just a few kilometres away in Biarritz.
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Multiple people struck by lightning at PGA Tour Championship

Lightning struck a pine tree right after play at the Tour Championship was suspended, and ambulances took five people from the golf course.
The tree was located just off the 16th tee at East Lake. It struck the top and shattered bark all the way to the bottom on Saturday.
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Six people struck by lightning at PGA Tour Championship

Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said.
The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes because of storms in the area, and fans were instructed to seek shelter.
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Man who went missing from Toronto mental health hospital located

Toronto police say a man who disappeared from a mental health hospital on Friday afternoon was found on Saturday.
Police say the 35-year-old had last been seen during an escorted walk on Friday afternoon at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
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Man who poses public safety concern missing from Toronto mental health hospital

Toronto police say a man who poses a public safety concern has gone missing from a mental health hospital -- the latest in a spate of disappearances from the facility.
Police say Gashawbeza Gashaw Kefene, 35, was last seen during an escorted walk on Friday afternoon at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
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Syria says it is responding to attack over Damascus

DAMASCUS, Syria - Syria's air defences responded late Saturday to "hostile" targets over Damascus, shooting down all incoming missiles before they reached their targets, state media reported, while Israel said its air force struck several targets southeast of the capital.
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Israel says it thwarted imminent Iranian attack from Syria

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli military attacked targets near Damascus late Saturday in what it said was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel, stepping up an already heightened campaign against Iranian military activity in the region.
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A century of Coca-Cola memorabilia up for auction in Calgary

A century of Coca-Cola memorabilia made up of more than 1,000 items is up for auction in Calgary.
The collection, some of which can be previewed on Hall’s Auction Services’ website, includes mini-fridges, signage, clocks and dozens of bottles mostly from the mid-20th century with some dating back as far as 1908.
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Oregon AG tells U.S. Supreme Court many convictions at risk

SALEM, Ore. -- Oregon's criminal justice system would be "overwhelmed" if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in an upcoming case that nonunanimous jury verdicts are unconstitutional, the state's attorney general has told the court.
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said in an amicus brief on Friday that if the U.S.
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Britain sends third warship to Persian Gulf amid tensions with Iran

Britain is sending another warship to the Persian Gulf to defend freedom of navigation, the defence minister said on Saturday, after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in the region.
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Yemen officials: Government forces take separatist camps

SANAA, Yemen -- Forces loyal to Yemen's internationally recognized government on Saturday took control of a headquarters and at least three military camps from a separatist militia backed by the United Arab Emirates in and outside a key southern city, military officials and the government said.
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'It's sentimental': Titanic slowly disintegrates into ocean floor

A retired Dalhousie University civil engineering professor predicts the RMS Titanic will only be around for another 25 years before it disintegrates into the ocean floor.
Henrietta Mann made the comment after seeing some of the first-ever 4K images of the ill-fated liner that were released this week.
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