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Amazon OK'd to test delivery drones in UK

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Amazon.com Inc says it has entered into a partnership with the British government to speed up the process for allowing small drones to make deliveries.

Nearly half of working-age Canadians not saving for retirement: HSBC report


A report by HSBC suggests that nearly half of working-age Canadians are not saving for retirement.

Toronto International Film Festival unveils 1st wave of films

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The Toronto International Film Festival is prepping its first major announcement about the 2016 edition of the annual cinematic celebration. Organizers are unveiling their first slate of films today at the festival's headquarters, TIFF Bell Lightbox, in Toronto.

Box Office Top 20: 'Star Trek Beyond' beams up $59.3 million

Box Office Top 20: 'Star Trek Beyond' beams up $59.3 millionLOS ANGELES — "Star Trek Beyond" easily topped the domestic box office in its first weekend in theatres with $59.3 million, but the real winner was "Lights Out," which cost Warner Bros. $5 million to make and landed in third place with $21.7 million out of the gate, studios said Monday.


Ontario to sell booze online, deliver it using Canada Post

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa

Ontario consumers will be able to order alcohol through a new online ordering service that will bring products from the Liquor Control Board of Ontario to their doorsteps through Canada Post.

Bizarre-Looking 'Graham' More Likely Than You to Survive Car Collision

Bizarre-Looking 'Graham' More Likely Than You to Survive Car CollisionAn artist's lifelike sculpture casts the human body in a way that may look distorted and grotesque, but the odd-looking figure — scarcely recognizable as human — is uniquely designed to face deadly challenges on modern roads. "Graham" — as the sculpture has been named — has a massive skull, but his features are tiny and recessed. While Graham may not win any beauty contests, he wasn't made to be pretty — he was built for survival.


Film company guilty in 'Star Wars' accident that broke leg

Film company guilty in 'Star Wars' accident that broke legA film production company on Tuesday admitted health and safety breaches over an accident on the set of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" that broke the leg of star Harrison Ford. The actor was struck by a hydraulic door on the set of the Millennium Falcon — his character Han Solo's spaceship — at Pinewood Studios near London in June 2014. During a hearing at Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court in Britain, prosecutor Andrew Marshall said the door "could have killed somebody" had an emergency stop button not been hit.


Budweiser’s parent company raises offer for beer rival amid pound’s plunge


AB-InBev increased the offer Tuesday for SABMiller by one pound a share, valuing the total transaction at 79 billion pounds, or $104 billion U.S.

How to complain to customer service without being ignored


Learn the Spock Treatment, and six other tricks of successful complainers.

TSX, loonie fall ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve meeting


The loonie lost 0.43 of a U.S. cent to 75.64 cents.

Tips for Tinder hookups while on vacation


Tips for Tinder hookups while on vacation

Victoria Beckham designed all of Eva Longoria's wedding outfits


Victoria Beckham saved the day at Eva Longoria's wedding when the actress changed her mind about what to wear at the last minute.

Miranda Kerr engaged to Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel


Supermodel Miranda Kerr is set to wed Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel after 13 months of dating.

Military studies extending life of Snowbird aircraft 20 years past retirement

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The military's aging fleet of Tutor Snowbird jets could remain in flight until 2030 — two decades past their scheduled retirement date, according to documents obtained by CBC News under an Access to Information request.

Clinton nomination a 'good start,' but politics still rife with sexism, Canada's female premiers say

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Canada's three female premiers say Hillary Clinton's run for the U.S. presidency is an important milestone, but in an interview with CBC's The National, they caution against thinking the political playing field for women is finally even.

DNC email hack: A look at the theory Russian operatives led attack to boost Trump's bid

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Days after a massive leak of hacked emails threatened to spoil the Democratic Party’s convention kickoff, political operatives, whistleblowers and assorted experts continue to debate whether the attack was a Russian plot to boost Donald Trump’s presidential bid.

Sarah Silverman to Sanders die-hards: 'You're being ridiculous'


Comedian Sarah Silverman didn't mince words in her message to die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters at the Democratic convention.

Patient shoots dead doctor in Berlin before killing himself

A police car is parked in front of the university clinic in Steglitz, a southwestern district of BerlinA patient shot a doctor in a university clinic in Berlin on Tuesday before killing himself, but there were "no signs at all" of a link with Islamist militancy, police in the German capital said. Berlin police said the doctor had sustained life-threatening injuries in the attack at the Benjamin Franklin campus of the Charite university hospital in the southwest of the city and died shortly afterwards. Winfrid Wenzel, a spokesman for Berlin police, said the crime took place in the jaw surgery area of an outpatient clinic where the doctor was in a treatment session with the patient.


Russia, Turkey reach 'political decision' on TurkStream, nuclear power plant: agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A political decision has been taken to continue work on the TurkStream natural gas pipeline project and the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey, Russian news agencies cited Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci as saying on Tuesday. A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan, due to take place in St. Petersburg on Aug. 9, is set "to give the final impetus" to TurkStream, Zeybekci said during a visit to Moscow. (Reporting by Alexander Winning; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov)

Knife attacker in Japan kills 19 in their sleep at disabled center

A facility for the disabled, where a deadly attack by a knife-wielding man took place, is seen in SagamiharaBy Elaine Lies and Kwiyeon Ha SAGAMIHARA, Japan (Reuters) - A knife-wielding man broke into a facility for the disabled in a small town near Tokyo early on Tuesday and killed 19 patients as they slept, authorities said, Japan's worst mass killing since World War Two. At least 25 other residents were wounded in the attack at the Tsukui Yamayuri-En facility for mentally and physically disabled in Sagamihara town, about 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Tokyo. "This is a very heart-wrenching and shocking incident in which many innocent people became victims," Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a regular news conference in Tokyo.


Government of Canada Supports Stella's Circle Building Upgrades

Plans are underway to upgrade the Stella's Circle building on Cabot Street, thanks in part to a contribution from the Government of Canada. Seamus O'Regan, Member of Parliament for St. John's South-Mount Pearl, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), today announced funding of $32,500 for the project through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150).

Improvements to Montague Waterfront

Montague the Beautiful, well-known for its picturesque waterfront, will soon see infrastructure improvements that will further enhance the area's appeal to visitors and locals alike.

Rio Olympic village branded unsanitary by Belarus

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The Olympic team of Belarus has branded the athletes' village in Rio de Janeiro unsanitary, a day after Australia refused to check its athletes in over health concerns.

Twitter signs deal with NHL and MLB to livestream games

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Twitter has struck a deal to livestream some NHL and Major League Baseball games for free, but Canada will be shut out for the most part.



Sunshine Girl

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Landing - Dee SUNshine Girl Dee is a fierce lioness and Leo who hits the gym six times a week. Dee also loves dancing to soca, so it's no surprise she also does soca-themed exercise classes. She is ready to jump up and wine on the carnival route this Saturday at the Toronto Caribbean Carnival Parade representing the Saldenah mas band in her Zuri costume. (Jack Boland/Postmedia Network)
 

Monkey mayhem: Roughly 100 macaques descend on Thai polling station, rip up voter lists


Election officials in northern Thailand think they can buy off a gang of monkey vandals with fresh fruit and vegetables, after about 100 macaques tore up voter lists publicly posted ahead of next month's referendum on a proposed constitution.

Woman drove for days in Alaska with husband's body in casket


A woman who drove her husband's body on a days-long travelling wake in Alaska and used ice from canneries to keep him cold is not accused of breaking any laws.

Poop Cafe opening up in Toronto


Toronto's getting a new cafe where squatty meets potty.

Salad dressing, mayo spill all over Toronto highway when truck rolls over


A mix of salad dressing and mayonnaise oozed over a portion of a major Toronto highway after a transport truck carrying large vats of the condiments rolled over while making a turn.

Frenchman caught in Indonesian military base hunting Pokemon


Indonesian police say they detained a Frenchman who trespassed on a military base while playing the augmented reality game Pokemon Go.

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi rapped by integrity boss over Uber comments


Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has been taken to task by the city's integrity chief for suggesting the city hired criminals to investigate Uber.

Pit bull-type dog that attacked woman in Ottawa will be put down: Officials


The pit bull-type dog that mauled a woman in Vanier on the weekend has been surrendered by the owner and will be euthanized, says the city.

Disturbance at jail after inmates suspected of drinking hooch


Dozens of prisoners remained locked down at the Ottawa jail Monday, three days after a disturbance that was set off after several inmates were suspected of drinking jailhouse hooch.
 
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