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'Unprecedented' generosity buoys London hospitals. But fundraising fears loom

Nine weeks. Nearly seven figures.

London Health Sciences Foundation, the charity that supports London Health Sciences Centre, has raised almost $1 million for its COVID-19 fund for frontline workers since March 20 thanks to an extraordinary flood of generosity from the community, the agency’s chief executive said. 468 more words

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Montreal firefighters battle two-alarm blaze in east-end apartment block

Scores of Montreal firefighters were deployed early Monday to fight a blaze that broke out at 4:40 a.m. in an apartment block in the city’s Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district. 57 more words

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Five remanded over assault on Ada Derana journalist in Atalugama

The five suspects who were arrested for assaulting Ada Derana journalist at Atalugama, Bandaragama have been remanded until tomorrow (26). MORE..

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COVID-19: Even if there's a second wave, no more lockdowns in Belgium?

As the U.S. eases restrictions, many states are seeing record numbers of new cases, Belgium wants to “rule out” any more lockdowns, Spain wants tourists to come back and more local, national and worldwide COVID-19 updates for May 25, 2020. 1,917 more words

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45 Vincentian Students Are Home From Jamaica

By Demion McTair. Updated 7:05 a.m., Monday, May 25, 2020, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).

Kingstown, St. Vincent (ONE NEWS SVG) – Some forty-five (45) Vincentian students are currently in quarantine in St. 437 more words

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That was then: If Mrs. Laframboise wasn't guilty of this brutal killing, who was?

A regular weekly look-back at some offbeat or interesting stories that have appeared in the Ottawa Citizen over its 175-year history. Today, a gruesome killing, never solved.  298 more words

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Weather: Expect sticky, hot weather and maybe even some thunderstorms this week


It’s a word, and a concept, that disappears so completely for most of the year.

And then, suddenly, it returns, deliberately and completely, to give you a warm, sticky hug. 271 more words

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