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How Twitch viewers helped police narrow down location of possible child abuser in just hours

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A video game streamer sprung into action after he spotted a disturbing video on social media. He spent the next 24 hours tracking down evidence and providing it to police. The result was a Calgary woman being charged for allegedly assaulting a child.

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Canada offers $25K to families of Canadian victims on Flight PS752

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Canada will give the families of people killed in the downing of UIA Flight PS752 thousands of dollars to help with their immediate needs, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today — stressing it's only a first step on the road to getting Iran to compensate those grieving loved ones.

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Portrait found in gallery walls verified as missing Klimt masterpiece

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A painting found in one of the walls of an Italian art gallery has been verified as an original Gustav Klimt, which was originally stolen nearly 23 years ago.

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Trump responds to Iran's supreme leader, says he should be 'very careful with his words'

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U.S. President Donald Trump said Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei should be very careful about what he says after Khamenei harshly criticized the United States in a Friday prayers sermon in Tehran.

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Hidden cameras capture misinformation, fundraising tactics used by anti-vaxx movement

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As anti-vaccination misinformation continues to persist online, an undercover Marketplace investigation provides a rare glimpse into inner workings of the movement.

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Iran plane crash victim's family struggles with aftermath

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On top of the grief of having lost his brother when Flight PS752 was shot down in Iran, Masoud Pourjam is struggling with the challenge of resolving his affairs.

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Civil rights groups challenging Quebec's religious symbols ban file appeal to Canada's top court

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In a statement Friday, the National Council of Canadian Muslims and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, along with plaintiff Ichrak Nourel Hak, said they have filed a request to seek leave to Canada's top court. 

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Trade pact will slow Canadian lobster sales to China, says expert

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Even though a new U.S.-China trade agreement does not eliminate heavy Chinese tariffs, the deal will still result in a loss of Canadian seafood sales to China, according to an expert.

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'I'm appalled': Lawyers alarmed as Ottawa gives more powers to U.S. border officers at Canadian airports

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Several immigration lawyers say they're concerned about Canada's new preclearance act, which gives added powers to U.S. customs officers to strip-search, question and detain U.S.-bound travellers on Canadian soil. The federal government says the act will benefit Canadians by streamlining things at airports.

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Canopy Growth delaying launch of cannabis-infused drinks

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Canopy Growth Corp. is delaying the launch of its cannabis-infused drinks. The company says work to scale up to commercial production is not complete and it is delaying the launch date while it completes the final steps.

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U.S. agency looking into complaints Tesla cars accelerate on their own

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The U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own. The agency says the allegations include about 500,000 Tesla Model 3, Model S and Model X vehicles from the 2013 through 2019 model years.

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Disappointment, 'humiliation': B.C. politicians react to Trans Mountain court decision

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British Columbia has lost its latest legal effort aimed at stopping the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and, for many in the province, the decision comes as a “disappointing” blow — and, for others, it’s “humiliation.”

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Quebec dairy mogul Lino Saputo had secret past dealings with U.S. mobster Joe Bonanno, then lied about it

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In Lino Saputo's memoir, the Canadian billionaire claims he's never had ties to organized crime. But in the 1970s, U.S. police gathered evidence showing the dairy mogul had a long-standing relationship with Joe Bonanno, a powerful Mafia godfather.

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