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Hurricane Michael victims ID'd as death toll rises, recovery effort drags on

Officials say the death toll from Hurricane Michael now stands at 35, including 25 who died in Florida.
On Friday, authorities confirmed that a body recovered Monday was that of Aggie Vicari, a missing 79-year-old Mexico Beach woman.
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Russian woman charged in first 2018 U.S. election meddling case

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. accused a Russian woman on Friday of helping oversee the finances of a sweeping, secretive effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in the 2018 midterm elections.
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Swoop fails to get regulatory approval for U.S. flights, more than 20 trips cancelled

Thousands of airline passengers have been left stranded after new Canadian low-cost carrier Swoop failed to get all the regulatory approvals needed for trips to the United States.
The airline has been forced to cancel some of its flights last minute, with flights to the U.S.
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Police say fatal shooting in Abbotsford, B.C., related to gang conflict

VANCOUVER - Police say a man who was shot to death Thursday evening in Abbotsford, B.C., is linked to the ongoing gang conflict in the Lower Mainland and was targeted for murder.
Cpl. Frank Jang of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says the victim has been identified, but his name will not be released until further investigation is complete.
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Workers tied up in armed attack on legal Ontario pot grow-op

Four workers were tied up and several items were taken in an armed attack on a legal marijuana grow-op near Beaverton, Ont., early Thursday morning, according to police. 
Durham Regional Police say that at approximately 6 a.m.
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Support from above: How Canada is aiding peacekeeping efforts in war-torn Mali

As a child growing up in Nova Scotia, Cpl. Nicole Reid didn’t have very many nice belongings.
“The things I had, I had to fix with my father so they worked and when I didn’t understand, I taught myself how to do it,” she explained.
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Ontario does brisk business with 100,000 pot orders in first 24 hours

TORONTO -- The Ontario Cannabis Store says it has received about 100,000 online orders in the first 24 hours that marijuana was legal in Canada.
The government-run OCS says 12,000 of those orders came within the first hour after legalization Wednesday morning.
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Toronto police raid and shut down five marijuana dispensaries, vow to close more

Toronto police have shut down five pot shops in a co-ordinated raid Friday afternoon.
Police spokesman Gary Long says the drug squad charged and released eight people under the new provincial cannabis legislation.
It is only legal to buy marijuana in Ontario from the province's online website and police Chief Mark Saunders vowed to shut down illegal dispensaries after marijuana became legal on Wednesday.
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Calgary Police Association files grievance over cannabis ban for officers

The union representing Calgary police has filed a grievance over a blanket ban on officers using cannabis.
Current rules prohibit officers from consuming marijuana, even when they're not on duty.
Calgary Police Association president Les Kaminski says the ban goes too far, now that recreational pot is legal.
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Unburied fetuses, other bodies found in second funeral home

DETROIT -- About 36 fetuses and infants have been removed from a Detroit funeral home, the second facility where remains have been improperly disposed.
Detroit police raided Perry Funeral Home on Friday and found the remains.
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18 Saudis held as suspects in Jamal Khashoggi's death

In this Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
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'I owe my life to this game': Jordin Tootoo retiring from NHL

The first Inuk to play in the National Hockey League is retiring.
Jordin Tootoo, 35, made the announcement Friday afternoon in Brandon, Man., where he began his hockey career playing for the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League in 1999.
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Saudis confirm Khashoggi was killed inside consulate

ISTANBUL -- Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a "fistfight" in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom said early Saturday, acknowledging the writer's death for the first time. Authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody for his slaying and intelligence officials had been fired.
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