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Giuliani won't be in cabinet as Trump makes campaign-style stops

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Appearing jovial and relaxed, Donald Trump plunged back into election politics Friday, a full month after he won the presidency, enthusiastically prodding Louisiana Republicans to turn out for Saturday's Senate runoff election and protect the party's 52-48 margin in Washington.

Sears Canada takes gamble on groceries as losses more than double


TORONTO — Sears Canada, which has been struggling with store closures and sagging sales, said Friday it will venture into the grocery business in an effort to lure shoppers.

Grinch steals 30 Christmas trees from charity

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Thieves stole 30 Christmas trees, worth $5,000 from a charity that helps foster kids that are transitioning out of government care.

Schwarzenegger: OK Trump is still 'Apprentice' producer

Schwarzenegger: OK Trump is still 'Apprentice' producerArnold Schwarzenegger, star of the new version of "Celebrity Apprentice," is unfazed that President-elect Donald Trump has retained a producer's stake in the show. Schwarzenegger said Friday that it's just business, comparable to his situation when he became California's governor and retained a screen credit and kept earning royalties for the "Terminator" movie. "So, I think this is a contract that he had and I think it's great that he was part of it," Schwarzenegger said during a red-carpet event for NBC's "The New Celebrity Apprentice," which debuts Jan. 2.


Man in his 20s seriously injured in North York shooting

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A man in his 20s was rushed to a trauma centre in serious condition after he was shot Friday night in North York.

Ghana's opposition leader Akufo-Addo wins presidential election

Ghanaian presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) waves during his last rally at trade fair in AccraBy Matthew Mpoke Bigg and Kwasi Kpodo ACCRA (Reuters) - Opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo won Ghana's national election, becoming president elect at the third attempt and cementing the country's reputation as a standard bearer of democracy in a region that has been blighted by civil wars and coups. Akufo-Addo defeated President John Mahama by 53.8 percent to 44.4 percent, electoral commissioner Charlotte Osei said late on Friday, sparking scenes of celebration in the capital Accra. Supporters of his New Patriotic Party (NPP) cheered, danced and set off fireworks following an anxious day in which his victory had been broadly accepted but there were no official results.


Quebec inn destroyed by fire; body found in rubble

RIMOUSKI, Que. — A body has been found in the rubble of an old inn that caught fire Friday afternoon near Rimouski, Que.

BRP vows to remain in Mexico despite Trump


BRP Inc. says it expects to take a $20-million to $25-million hit if tariffs are restored on more than $1 billion of goods traded annually between Mexico and the United States.

In-flight phone calls coming to U.S. flights?


Department of Transportation said this week that it envisioned allowing the calls if airlines tell all customers about the policy when they buy their tickets.

Now Open: Famous Last Words is a literary-themed watering hole


The bar's owner has hosted book launches and plans to start her own book club in the new year.

Will your relationship survive the holidays?


Will your relationship survive the holidays?

Katy Perry tops serial celebrity dater list


Perry tops serial celebrity dater list

Can't buy love? Drug price hikes put sex beyond reach


Drug price hikes put sex beyond reach

It's about to get easier to set up supervised drug injection sites in Canada

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In the midst of an opioid crisis that has claimed thousands of lives, the federal government is going to make it easier to set up supervised drug injection sites.

Asbestos ban to be announced by federal government next week

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The federal government plans to announce a comprehensive ban on asbestos in Canada next week, CBC News has learned.

John McCallum says government still has to convince Canadians to embrace refugees

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The man tasked with bringing thousands of Syrian refugees to Canada says that while most Canadians were quick to embrace them, his government still "has to work very hard" to convince some people to embrace these new arrivals.

Trudeau announces 'pan-Canadian framework' on climate — but Sask., Manitoba hold off

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a "pan-Canadian framework" to fight climate change and meet Canada's commitments to cut carbon emissions by 2030 — but a day of intense talks failed to get all premiers onside.

Nine suburban Dallas cops fired over false reports


Nine police officers in a Dallas suburb have been fired for reporting traffic stops they never conducted.

CIA says Russia intervened to help Trump win White House

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a "Thank You USA" tour rally in Grand RapidsThe CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, a senior U.S. official said on Friday. U.S. intelligence agencies have assessed that as the 2016 presidential campaign drew on, Russian government officials devoted increasing attention to assisting Donald Trump's effort to win the election, the U.S. official familiar with the finding told Reuters on Friday night on condition of anonymity.


Taiwan says China air force conducts long-range drills

Chinese military aircraft on Saturday flew over waterways near Taiwan as part of long-range exercises, Taiwan said, the first such flights since a telephone call between Taiwan's leader and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump irked China. China claims self-ruled Taiwan as its own and has never renounced the use of force to take back what it deems a wayward province. Trump's call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Dec. 2 was the first between a U.S. president-elect or president and a Taiwan leader since President Jimmy Carter switched diplomatic recognition to China from Taiwan in 1979.

Canada agrees on national carbon price, but tensions remain

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during the closing news conference at the First Ministers’ meeting in OttawaBy David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government on Friday reached a deal with eight of the 10 provinces to introduce a landmark national carbon price, which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says will help Canada meet its international climate change obligations. The agreement was only struck after hours of heated talks and energy-producing Saskatchewan did not sign up, saying the measure would make firms uncompetitive at a time when incoming U.S. President Donald Trump looks set to adopt policies cutting energy costs. In a sign of the tension that remained after the negotiations, Trudeau and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall exchanged barbed comments at the closing news conference.


UN General Assembly calls for action on Syria in Canada-led resolution

UN General Assembly adopts Canada-led resolution demanding immediate end to hostilities in Syria and action now for Syrian victims

Government of Canada celebrates strong support for cutting-edge research

The Government of Canada values the role that scientists play in contributing to the discoveries and innovations that lead to a strong economy, sustainable environment and vibrant middle class.

World Cup freestyle skiing: Ski cross in France

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Watch live action from the first FIS World Cup ski cross event of the season in Val Thorens, France.

Lowry, Raptors hit triple digits for 10th straight game to beat Celtics

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Kyle Lowry scored 21 of his season-high 34 points in the second half to help the Toronto Raptors hold on for a 101-94 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.



Sunshine Girl

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Landing Shireen SUNshine Girl Shireen has a passion for modelling and would love to do runway work, too. This 5-foot-9 beauty goes to college and works two jobs! One of her favourite sayings is "In life have a friend that is like a mirror and shadow; the mirror doesn't lie and shadow never leaves. (JACK BOLAND/Postmedia Network)
 

Robin Williams, Tupac charged in US$69,000 pot bust


There's been another Tupac sighting - and this time he's hanging out with Robin Williams.

'Balding Bandit' gets two years for stealing hair growth products


A balding Florida man has been sentenced to two years in prison for stealing hair growth formula in a series of thefts in Ohio.

Off-duty cop allegedly greets pizza delivery woman - naked


Cop allegedly greets pizza woman - naked

Actress promises oral sex for 'No' vote in Italian referendum


Apparently no means yes to Italian actress Paola Saulino.

Grinch stealing Christmas decorations to sell on black market?


Could there be a secret black market for pilfered Christmas decorations in Edmonton, or are people really so desperate that stealing ornaments is their only way to enjoy the festive season?Callous thieves are not only pilfering lawn adornments and lights from front yards, they are also stealing the Christmas spirit from families.Police on Thursday

Man caught having sex with dog in ditch


A Manitoba man arrested after he was spotted in a ditch having sex with a dog should go to jail for six months, a judge was told Thursday.

Teen arrested after threat against central Ontario schools


BRACEBRIDGE, Ont. — Provincial police have arrested and charged a 16-year-old boy after a threat was made via Twitter on Friday morning involving the Trillium Lakelands District School Board in central Ontario.

PM hails national climate change deal, but without Saskatchewan, Manitoba


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared victory Friday in his campaign to craft a national “framework” agreement on climate change — even though Saskatchewan and Manitoba refused to sign on to the deal and British Columbia claimed a major carve-out.

Calgary Zoo penguins may have panicked before drowning: Expert


A world expert on penguins — who reviewed the Calgary Zoo's penguin enclosure in 2013 — said the drowning deaths of several Humboldt penguins on Thursday may have been the result of a natural response to a freak incident.
 
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