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    A salute to inspiring citizens on National Aboriginal Day

    On June 21st, Canadians celebrate National Aboriginal Day - a day to recognize the unique cultures and contributions of our country's First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. This year you told us about the amazing aboriginal people in your community that inspire you. More...
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    Man forced teen into unprotected sex, Ottawa trial told

    An 18-year-old woman told police she was taken to the homes of two different men in one night for sex after they were shown a naked photo of her, an Ottawa courtroom heard Monday during the trial of an alleged teen prostitution ring. More...
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    Tree Hugger

    A woman from Los Angeles, who was a tree hugger and an anti-hunter, purchased a piece of timberland. There was a large tree on one of the highest points in the tract. She wanted a good view of the natural splendor of her land so she started to climb the big tree. As she neared the top she...
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    My Favorite Animal

    Our teacher asked what my favorite animal was, and I said, "Fried chicken." She said I wasn't funny, but she couldn't have been right, because everyone else laughed. My parents told me to always tell the truth. I did. Fried chicken is my favorite animal. I told my dad what happened, and he...
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    Dad dies protecting son from bullets

    A 28-year-old California father died protecting his 8-year-old son from gunfire in their neighborhood, the man's half-sister said Saturday. Fredrick Martin Jr. of Inglewood was cleaning the garage at his grandmother's Inglewood home Tuesday evening with his son Fredrick "Tre" Martin III and his...
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    George H.W. Bush to endorse Romney

    Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush is set to endorse Mitt Romney, as Rick Santorum says he would consider joining Romney on a GOP presidential ticket. Bush's endorsement, expected to be made official Thursday, comes as Newt Gingrich says he will scale back his campaign. Bush, president...
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    Arabs urge Russia to back Syria peace plan

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Gulf Arabs told Russia in blunt language on Saturday its failure to take a tough line on Syria had allowed killing to continue and urged Moscow to back an Arab peace effort that includes a call for Russian ally President Bashar al-Assad to step aside. Qatar, which with Saudi...
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    Paul F. Tompkins: Had to Be There

    If something is inherently funny, it's relatable after the fact. Anyone who says, 'You had to be there,' should just not have told you the thing in the first place because it's not funny.
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    Iraqi town says justice failed victims of US raid (AP)

    AP - In this town which saw 24 unarmed civilians die in a U.S. raid seven years ago, residents expressed disbelief and sadness that the Marine sergeant who told his troops to "shoot first, ask questions later" reached a deal with prosecutors to avoid jail time. More...
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    GBI: Suspect in girl's slaying worked in apartment complex

    Atlanta (CNN) -- The suspect in the slaying of a 7-year-old Georgia girl worked in the apartment complex where she lived, investigators said Wednesday. Authorities arrested Ryan Brunn on Wednesday afternoon. He is charged with killing 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera, who was last seen alive Friday...
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    US student says he was beaten after Cairo arrest (AP)

    AP - Forced to lie still for hours in the dark, the American students held during protests in Egypt were told they would be shot if they moved or made any noise, one of them said Sunday on his first full day home. More...
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    Adam Ferrara: Love This Girl

    The biggest thing in my life right now is my girlfriend. I love this girl. I know I love her because she told me.
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    Chu: Solyndra loan based on merits, not politics (AP)

    AP - An unapologetic Energy Secretary Steven Chu defended a half-billion-dollar federal loan to a solar-panel manufacturer that went belly up, even as he told a House committee Thursday he was unaware of dozens of key details that led to the debacle over Solyndra Inc. More...
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    RCMP bungled investigation, Pickton inquiry told

    The RCMP failed to share important information about Robert Pickton with their counterparts, were quick to dismiss informants and botched an interview with Pickton, a senior Vancouver police officer told the Missing Women Inquiry Wednesday. More...
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    Cain Accuser Kraushaar Filed Another Complaint At Next Job

    Karen Kraushaar, who settled a sexual harassment complaint against Republican presidential frontrunner Herman Cain in 1999, filed a different complaint at her next job four years later, accusing a manager of sending out a sexually suggestive email and asking to be allowed to work at home after a...
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    Norway shooter had plastic surgery to look ‘Aryan’

    The head of Norway's intelligence agency Janne Kristianse that she believes accused terrorist Anders Breivik received plastic surgery in order to look more "Aryan." "You do not have that Aryan look naturally in Norway," she said in an interview with the Sunday Times (article behind paywall)...
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    Al-Obeidy arrives at refugee facility in Romania

    (CNN) -- Eman al-Obeidy, the woman who caught the world's attention when she accused members of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's forces of gang-raping her, arrived Monday at a refugee facility in Romania. Al-Obeidy had fled Libya and was awaiting resettlement as a refugee in Qatar when she was...
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    High winds threaten to blow wildfires across Arizona

    (CNN) -- Crews battling one of the worst wildfires in Arizona history prepared Monday to hold a 30-mile line against the advancing blaze even as accelerating winds threatened to undo their efforts, officials said. The "Wallow Fire," as the blaze is known, has scorched 192,746 acres and has...
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    Source: Alleged Libya rape victim headed to Malta

    (CNN) -- The United States is deeply concerned about the well-being of Eman al-Obeidy, according to a State Department source, and worked closely with officials in Europe and Libya to get her safely out of the country. The same source said the U.S. is "prepared to provide whatever help and...
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    'Spirits' told woman to walk nude

    GURNEE, Ill., -- Police in a Chicago suburb said a woman found naked outside of their station told officers spirits told her to take her clothes off and walk to the building. Investigators said three officers discovered the 52-year-old woman, whose name was not released, standing at the...
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