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With Justin Trudeau's calls for the release of two detained Canadians in China going unheeded by one superpower, the Canadian prime minister is now seeking help from another. Whether the economic giant to Canada's south is willing to come to its neighbour's aid may depend on a clash of Washington's interests amid its own multi-pronged conflict with Beijing.
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In the sprawling backyard of a pub northeast of London, England, three raven chicks have taken up residence near the picnic tables and vegetable gardens.
Hatched at the Tower of London this spring, the chicks were moved to their new quarters in a small village in the county of Suffolk to live with Mike Keen, a pub landlord who's gained notoriety as the "Raven Whisperer.
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Crew members of targeted Norwegian-owned tanker now in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Crew members from a Norwegian-owned oil tanker apparently attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days in Iran as the other tanker targeted in the assault limped into anchorage off the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates.
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Acosta opens up about war on the media, covering White House in new book

CNN’s White House correspondent Jim Acosta has been called “the enemy of the people,” had his press pass briefly stripped away and has become an unwilling foil to U.S. President Donald Trump.
“(It) started off as an act where he would taunt and troll us and call us ‘fake news,’ and even the ‘enemy of the people’ and has really spiraled out of his control,” Acosta told CTV News Washington Bureau correspondent Richard Madan.
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Mother uses phone tracking app to find daughter trapped in mountain crash

A teenage girl who became pinned under her car for seven hours following a mountain side crash was rescued after her mother used a phone tracking app to find her, according to local reports.
Teenager Macy Smith hydroplaned off the road between two trees and crashed 25 feet down an embankment at Pilot Mountain, North Carolina, on June 7.
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Peru starts demanding passports, visas from Venezuelans

Dozens of riot police stood guard at Peru's northern border on Saturday, hours after new entry measures requiring Venezuelan migrants to hold a passport and humanitarian visa took effect.
More than 9,000 Venezuelans entered the country with just their national ID cards on Friday, the highest number ever recorded by Peruvian immigration authorities.
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A police officer was arrested after a California student used Snapchat’s popular “gender swap” filter to pose as an underage girl on a dating app, in a vigilante effort to lure potential pedophiles.
According to reports, the student created a Tinder account claiming to be a 19-year-old girl named “Ester” in order to meet Tinder’s minimum age requirements.
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Tsunami not expected after earthquake near New Zealand

There is little threat of a tsunami hitting New Zealand after an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.0 struck the remote Kermadec Islands.
The earthquake occurred at 10:55 a.m. New Zealand time. New Zealand’s Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency initially issued the beach and marine tsunami warning but said minutes later that the earthquake is "unlikely to have caused a tsunami that will pose a threat to NZ.
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Seven die cleaning Indian hotel septic tank: police

Seven people have suffocated to death while cleaning a hotel septic tank in western India without safety gear, police said Saturday.
The hotel owner has been charged with causing death due to negligence following the incident Friday night in Gujarat state's Vadodara district, a police official said.
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Washington state waterfront owners asked to take dead whales

PORT HADLOCK, Wash. -- At least one Washington state waterfront landowner has said yes to a request to allow dead gray whales to decompose on their property.
So many gray whale carcasses have washed up this year that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries says it has run out of places to take them.
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Rivals for British PM take aim at Johnson

The six contenders vying to become Britain's next prime minister held a leadership hustings on Saturday with rival candidates aiming their fire at frontrunner Boris Johnson.
The men battling for the leadership of the governing centre-right Conservative Party spoke at a central London hotel ahead of a week of voting that will whittle them down to two.
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Crew members of tanker apparently targeted in Gulf of Oman now in Dubai

Crew members from a Norwegian-owned oil tanker apparently attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days in Iran, as the other tanker targeted in the assault limped into anchorage off the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates.
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O.J. Simpson joins Twitter and the Internet has mixed feelings

Disgraced former football star O.J. Simpson has joined Twitter the same week as the 25th anniversary of his ex-wife’s murder.
Simpson, who was cleared of killing Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman, uses the handle @TheRealOJ32.
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