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at 23:05 on August 21, 2014, EDT.

Harper draws parallels between Taliban and Islamist militants in Iraq, Syria

WHITEHORSE - Stephen Harper is drawing parallels between the Islamist militants who have seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria and the Taliban insurgents who controlled much of Afghanistan before the U.S.-led invasion.

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at 17:27 on August 21, 2014, EDT.

Mounties, military spend millions on weeding out illicit marijuana harvest

OTTAWA - The RCMP and Canadian military have spent nearly $11.5 million in the last eight years on a national search-and-destroy mission for illicit marijuana crops.

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at 20:28 on August 21, 2014, EDT.

Vancouver to take Trans Mountain pipeline challenge to Federal Court

VANCOUVER - The city of Vancouver is going to court to try and have global climate change considered in Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline proposal.

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at 20:26 on August 21, 2014, EDT.

Man charged with murder after father, adult son found slain in Prince Edward Island

MONTAGUE, P.E.I. - A 46-year-old man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of a man and his adult son at a home in rural Prince Edward Island.

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at 19:32 on August 21, 2014, EDT.

Family passes on love for twins who died 61 years ago by helping other newborns

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - More than 60 years after the death of their twins, a B.C. family is passing on its love for the little boy and girl by helping other newborns.

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at 18:30 on August 21, 2014, EDT.

Syphilis rates soar in Vancouver as testing urged for men who have sex with men

VANCOUVER - Syphilis rates in Vancouver are at their highest in 32 years, prompting public health officials to issue a warning to the group at greatest risk — men who have sex with men.

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