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Van crash into Saskatoon police car injures 3

Test - CBC News - Fri, 08/14/2009 - 11:21
A Saskatoon police officer and two other people were injured Friday when a van crashed into a police cruiser.

House sales in Canada jump in July

Test - CBC News - Fri, 08/14/2009 - 11:12
Canada's resale housing market for July posted the largest year-over-year gain in two years, with western homebuyers leading the way, according to statistics released Friday by The Canadian Real Estate Association.

Taiwan's typhoon death toll mounts

Test - CBC News - Fri, 08/14/2009 - 10:45
The death toll in Taiwan in the wake of Typhoon Morakot is expected to reach about 500 people, President Ma Ying-jeou said Friday.

Lockerbie bomber to drop appeal: lawyer

Test - CBC News - Fri, 08/14/2009 - 09:34
Convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi has applied to abandon an appeal of his conviction as Scottish officials consider his request for an early release from prison and transfer to Libya, a report says.

Canadian car sales down in June

Test - CBC News - Fri, 08/14/2009 - 09:19
New vehicle sales slipped 0.6 per cent in June, new data from Statistics Canada shows.

Michael Vick lands with Eagles

Test - CBC News - Fri, 08/14/2009 - 00:30
The Philadelphia Eagles have called a news conference for 10:30 a.m. ET when they will formally introduce Michael Vick.

Taser to challenge Braidwood findings: report

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 23:15
An Arizona-based company is preparing to mount a legal challenge against the findings of a B.C. inquiry looking into the use of stun guns in the province, according to a media report Thursday night.

Iran detainees tortured to death: reformist

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 21:19
A defeated candidate in Iran's disputed presidential election alleged Thursday that some opposition protesters have been tortured to death in detention.

B.C. wildfires still threat, residents told

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 21:08
B.C. residents are being warned not to be complacent about forest fires because of recent rain and cooler weather, while a campfire ban remains in effect.

Scene-stealing squirrel crashes Banff tourist photo

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 20:43
A cheeky squirrel in Alberta's Banff National Park has gone viral after stealing the spotlight in a tourist's photo.

Smoking rates stable: StatsCan

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 19:50
About 18 per cent of Canadians said they smoked either every day or occasionally last year, which is about the same as in 2005, Statistics Canada reported Thursday.

United Church rejects Israel boycott

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 18:39
Delegates at the United Church of Canada's national meeting rejected a series of motions calling for a boycott of Israel that were deemed anti-Semitic by Canadian Jewish organizations.

'Buy American' hard to halt: Harper

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 18:25
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has warned Canadians that discouraging protectionist trade policies in the United States might not be straightforward.

Gatti's widow says 2nd autopsy will clear her

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 18:17
Arturo Gatti's widow said Wednesday she believes the results of a second autopsy on the former champion boxer's body will clear her name.

Israel slams report on 'white flag' civilian killings

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 18:17
The Israeli military is questioning the reliability of a Human Rights Watch report that accuses Israeli soldiers of killing Palestinian civilians who held up white flags during last winter's Gaza offensive.

War Museum display riles French heritage group

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 18:14
The display of an 18th-century French coat of arms at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa is insulting, and the artifact should be returned to Quebec City, says a French-Canadian heritage group.

Isotope reactor delay disappointing, PM says

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 18:13
Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Thursday he's disappointed the aging nuclear reactor in Chalk River, Ont., won't be able to produce medical isotopes until at least next spring.

Lockerbie bomber decision not made yet: Scotland

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 17:32
Scotland's government denied it has already decided to release Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi on compassionate grounds, saying that decision hasn't yet been made.

Woman crushed by own SUV in Calgary parkade

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 17:18
A Calgary woman is dead after a freak accident in a downtown parkade.

Barking dogs alert owner to choking neighbour

Test - CBC News - Thu, 08/13/2009 - 16:53
Gert Mombourquette is grateful for her canine neighbours' barking and whining.
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