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Three Afghan Soldiers Missing From Cape Cod Base

CAMP EDWARDS, Mass. (AP) – Police and military officials were searching Sunday for three soldiers from the Afghanistan National Army who went missing during a training exercise at a… 174 more words


Ottawa Votes: Poll says taxes, transit and jobs top priorities

Property taxes are the No. 1 issue for Ottawa voters heading into next month’s municipal election, according to a Forum Research poll released Sunday.

Of 1,096 Ottawa voters polled last Thursday, 22 per cent said property tax was the issue that would most influence their vote, 17 per cent chose transit and 16 per cent picked jobs and growth. 434 more words

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Raw emotions at the finish of the Canada Army Run

When Master Corp. Wally Rau crossed the finish line Sunday at the Canada Army Run, the aviation technician broke into tears.

Rae suffers from PTSD after a rocket landed 100 metres away from him, and he was forced to help with repatriation ceremonies for more than 40 soldiers during a two-year period. 1,038 more words

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In Albania, Pope Francis urges all believers to condemn 'perversion' of religion for violence

By Llazar Semini And Nicole Winfield

TIRANA, Albania — Pope Francis denounced that extremists around the world are “perverting” religion to justify violence as he visited Albania on Sunday, holding up as a model the Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims endured brutal oppression under communism but now live and work peacefully together. 916 more words

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Turkey secures release of 49 hostages held by Islamic State

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his government will not reveal details of a covert operation that ensured the release of 49 people held hostage by the Islamic State group. 98 more words

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Alberta MP Rob Anders a no-show as he loses nomination in Bow River

BROOKS, Alta.— Controversial Alberta MP Rob Anders has failed in his second attempt at new political life, losing the Conservative nomination in a rural riding east of Calgary. 104 more words


Boulder coroner IDs sixth homeless person since April

By T.H. Phillips

The Daily Camera reports that the County Coroner has identified the sixth homeless person found dead outside in Boulder since April 4. The body of Paul Klavoon, 52, was initially discovered on Sept. 112 more words

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