• Region of Peel Recognizes National Housing Day
Region of Peel Recognizes National Housing Day

A member with a local group dedicated to ending homelessness in metro is applauding the federal government's new housing strategy, but says they need to track the progress to make sure their goals are being met. Federal officials also say it will cut chronic homelessness by 50 per cent. He thinks the strategy is a step in the right direction. The C...

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  • Kulbhushan Jadhav's family members must not be
Kulbhushan Jadhav's family members must not be "questioned or harassed"

Pakistan is yet to respond to India's message. "In our response, we have conveyed that the wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav would like to travel with her mother-in-law for the meeting". Pakistan, however, has insisted that the arrangement was being made purely on humanitarian grounds. 45-year-old Jadhav, a former Indian naval officer, was sentenced ...

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  • Dundee's European Capital of Culture bid rejected over Brexit
Dundee's European Capital of Culture bid rejected over Brexit

The Tele revealed this morning that the city's bid is in tatters because United Kingdom cities are not eligible for the title due to Brexit . Liverpool was the last British city to be a European Capital of Culture, in 2008, following Glasgow in 1990.

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  • Iran, Russia, Turkey to call for int'l conference on Syria
Iran, Russia, Turkey to call for int'l conference on Syria

While Assad reportedly pledged to implement constitutional reforms and hold new elections under United Nations supervision, the Syrian opposition has insisted from the beginning on Assad's removal as a precondition to any formal negotiations.

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  • Victoria's upper house passes assisted dying bill
Victoria's upper house passes assisted dying bill

The legislation returns to the lower house next week where the amendments need ratification in what is considered a formality, allowing the scheme to be operational by June 2019. It's about giving to them that control". Supporters of the bill accused the critics of futile filibustering. "Whether it's for one person, five people, 20 people, ther...

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  • British High Commissioner to Zambia statement on resignation of Robert Mugabe
British High Commissioner to Zambia statement on resignation of Robert Mugabe

Britain wants Zimbabwe to re-join the worldwide community following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday. A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a smooth transfer of power, the Reuters news agency reports.The surprise announcement halted an impeachmen...

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  • U.S. warns of risk of missiles from Yemen hitting Saudi Arabia
U.S. warns of risk of missiles from Yemen hitting Saudi Arabia

A new U.S.travel warning follows a Houthi missile attack in early November near the worldwide airport in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. The missile was intercepted near Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport, sparking a war of words between Tehran and Riyadh, which accused Iran of "direct aggression" and supplying arms to the Huthis.

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  • Two-leaves goes to EPS-OPS faction — AIADMK symbol row
Two-leaves goes to EPS-OPS faction — AIADMK symbol row

Later, a large group of legislators led by Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami revolted against Sasikala, who is in jail in a graft case, and announced a merger with Panneerselvam faction. Now, Sasikala faction is likely to go to the Supreme Court. Following the death of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa in December previous yea...

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  • Technology breaks barriers, it validates Indian philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: PM Modi
Technology breaks barriers, it validates Indian philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: PM Modi

Though he framed his remarks in a global context, they have a bearing on the legal challenges to the government's ambitious plans to make digitalisation key to a variety of programs. We need to ensure vulnerable sections of society do not fall prey to evil designs of cybercriminals. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said internet pro...

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  • Chidambaram Slams Assam Minister For
Chidambaram Slams Assam Minister For "Cancer Is Divine Justice" Remark

Attacking the comments of Assam Health Minister, the former Union Minister P. Chidambaram said " it is what switching parties does to a person. Many often wonder why a person has been afflicted by cancer , why a young man has been affected by cancer .

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  • Violent protest in Chennai varsity after girl student 'caught cheating' hangs self
Violent protest in Chennai varsity after girl student 'caught cheating' hangs self

Meanwhile, this is not the first time that the Satyabhama University had to face a situation like this and students, in the past, have protested against several restrictions such as dress code and its regulations on interaction with the other gender to name a few.

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  • Colorado 15-year-old accused of fatally stabbing woman had kill list
Colorado 15-year-old accused of fatally stabbing woman had kill list

Investigators found a "death list" topped with the name of Makayla Grote's younger sister inside the bedroom of the 15-year-old boy suspected of fatally stabbing the Longmont woman at her apartment , a Boulder County prosecutor revealed in court Monday.

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  • North Korea Blasts US Terrorism Blacklisting
North Korea Blasts US Terrorism Blacklisting

North Korea has lambasted the USA for relisting it as a state sponsor of terrorism, calling the move a "serious provocation" and vowing to continue building up its "treasured nuclear sword". United States officials say Pyongyang is close to developing a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of striking the U.S., and have vowed that a nuclear-arm...

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  • Germany releases six Syrians suspected of terror plot
Germany releases six Syrians suspected of terror plot

Six Syrian nationals were arrested on Tuesday by German police, in connection with the planning of a terrorist attack on a German Christmas market, according to local media. In 2016, a dozen people died and about 50 more were injured when a tractor trailer barrelled into a crowded Christmas market here. The investigators believe the men had not y...

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  • Busting out baubles early for Christmas makes people appear more kind, friendly
Busting out baubles early for Christmas makes people appear more kind, friendly

Now experts have weighed in to suggest that getting out the tinsel and slapping up the twinkly lights early can actually make you happier. Well, according to a study in the Journal of Environmental Psychology , homes that have been warmly decorated for the holidays make the residents appear more "friendly and cohesive" compared to non-decorate...

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  • 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed to walk free in Pak
26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed to walk free in Pak

Saeed's detention started on January 31 when he and four of his aides were put under house arrest. Mr. Saeed's arrest raised hopes that Pakistan might be rethinking its policy toward groups like the Lashkar and Jamaat. The Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief will be freed on the midnight of November 24 after the expiry of the house arrest order. Meanwhi...

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  • Cool and dry Thanksgiving in store for New Orleans
Cool and dry Thanksgiving in store for New Orleans

Temperatures should rebound into the weekend with a high near 50 degrees Friday and near 54 on Saturday . Tonight , mostly cloudy and mild with showers. Saturday and Sunday look to be sunny with highs in the low 50s and overnight lows in the low to mid-30s. Monday , sunny, with a high near 50.

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  • Boise Rescue Mission hosts annual Thanksgiving banquet
Boise Rescue Mission hosts annual Thanksgiving banquet

It's a lot of work, but Vasquez says he looks forward to it every year. Elizabeth Riley, food-service director, said the Center is planning to serve about 150 people and will prepare anywhere from 50 to 100 turkeys. On the menu for Thanksgiving is turkey, dressing, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, fresh rolls and dessert. Thursday morning ...

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  • Beermaker Budweiser To Send Barley Seeds To International Space Station
Beermaker Budweiser To Send Barley Seeds To International Space Station

The company is now working on its promise of becoming the first one to provide beer on the Red Planet. Well, today, Budweiser announced what those first steps towards getting its beer to Mars will be. The experiments are formally titled, "Barley Germination and Malting in Microgravity". Certainly an interesting set of experiments which is jus...

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  • Victoria's Secret angels celebrate show with traditional pizza party
Victoria's Secret angels celebrate show with traditional pizza party

In various videos circulating on Weibo and WeChat, Chinese model Ming Xi (full name: Xi Mengyao) could be seen slipping backwards after taking a wrong step in her high platform boots before tumbling down onto her hands and knees. Guanzhu Ceramics: "Never fear slippery floors". I can't wait for you all to tune in to this show. Emotionally, physicall...

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  • Paige returns, Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose debut on WWE Raw
Paige returns, Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose debut on WWE Raw

The new and promising stable dominated the women's division and have put the entire WWE Universe on notice. She then underwent neck surgery before being axed for 60 days for violating the wellness policy again in October 2016. Mandy has barely appeared on NXT programming, while Sonya Deville performed against Ruby Riot before NXT Ta...

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  • Presidential Peace Adviser: All meetings with communists cancelled
Presidential Peace Adviser: All meetings with communists cancelled

The NDFP said it regrets the President's decision, which came at a time "when unprecedented advances have already been achieved in forging agreements on urgently needed socio-economic reforms to alleviate mass poverty and resolve the roots of the armed conflict".

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  • Woman raises $78000 for homeless man who helped her buy petrol
Woman raises $78000 for homeless man who helped her buy petrol

A homeless man who used his last $20 to buy petrol for a woman who had run out has been repaid with an online fundraiser that's accumulated more than $US60,000 ($A78,000) so far. "Johnny did not ask me for a dollar, and I couldn't repay him at that moment because I didn't have any cash, but I have been stopping by his spot for the past few weeks", ...

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  • After MP, Rajasthan, Gujarat bans Padmavati; CM says Rajputs are hurt
After MP, Rajasthan, Gujarat bans Padmavati; CM says Rajputs are hurt

A Lok Sabha commission has questioned the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to put forward report on the hullabaloo surrounding filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film " Padmavati ". 'Rashtramata Padmavati to be included in Madhya Pradesh school textbooks, Shivraj Singh Chouhan was quoted ...

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  • Jennifer Garner Not Interested In Dating After Ben Affleck
Jennifer Garner Not Interested In Dating After Ben Affleck

As more and more women and men come forward with stories of sexual harassment and assault, the actress said she's "excited" to see what might change. "Ben's mom, Chris [Boldt], will be in town and she and Ben will take the kids and I'll have crafts set up and I'll have T-Ball, soccer, I'll have everything set up", she explained.

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