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Family of drowned Syrian boy was trying to get to Canada

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The drowned Syrian toddler who washed upon a Turkish beach was three-year-old Aylan Kurdin whose family had been trying for months to get to Canada. 11 more words

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Champion shearer removes record-setting fleece from shaggy sheep

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Animal welfare officials recruit an Australian champion shearer to help rescue an enormously overgrown sheep.

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Wife of NFL team's GM sent vulgar tweet to reporter

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The wife of Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan has apologized for “disparaging” and “unfounded” comments on her Twitter account about an ESPN reporter. 11 more words

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Deez Nuts would like U.S. politics to be more Canadian

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15-year-old independent U.S. presidential candidate Deez Nuts says he’s frustrated with his own country’s two-party political system.

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Village council in India denies ordering rape of 2 sisters

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A village council in northern India has denied allegations that it ordered two young sisters to be raped because their brother eloped with a higher caste woman. 32 more words

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Chris Alexander defends Canada's refugee response, blames media

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Amid what has been called the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War, the immigration minister says Canada has taken in “approximately 2,500” Syrian refugees to date. 11 more words

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Dean Jones of Love Bug fame dead at 84

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Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney’s favourite young actor for such lighthearted films as That Darn Cat! and The Love Bug, died of Parkinson’s disease in Los Angeles on Sept. 13 more words

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