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at 08:59 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

First CF-18 operational missions over Iraq completed, defence sources

KUWAIT CITY - Canadian warplanes have flown their first operational flights, but have yet to carry out strike missions against Islamic State targets.

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at 09:10 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Justin Bourque faces precedent-setting sentence for RCMP shootings in Moncton

MONCTON, N.B. - Justin Bourque's killing of three Mounties has been described in court as one of the worst crimes in Canadian history, prompting recommendations from Crown and defence lawyers for the harshest sentence in more than 50 years.

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at 09:01 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Today on the Hill: Income splitting a plus for voters, or a splitting headache?

OTTAWA - Federal politicians will splitting hairs today over whether income splitting is a good idea.

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at 09:04 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Judgment set to be delivered in MP Dean Del Mastro's election spending trial

LINDSAY, Ont. - A judgment is set to be delivered today in the election overspending trial of former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro.

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at 08:58 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Banks, credit card companies cutting rates charged to merchants, capping fees

OTTAWA - Canada's major banks and credit card companies have reached a deal with the federal government to cut the fees charged to merchants for credit transactions, sources familiar with the negotiations say.

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at 08:56 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Military colleagues remember slain Quebec soldier as happy, helpful man

LONGUEUIL, Qc - Warrant officer Patrice Vincent, who died after being hit by a car driven by an attacker with known jihadist sympathies, was a man who could easily command attention, says one of his colleagues.

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