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at 21:43 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Social media scrutiny of Ghomeshi trial could lead to legal reforms: researcher

HALIFAX — A researcher studying public reaction to the Jian Ghomeshi case says social media scrutiny of the trial could lead to "crowd-sourced reforms" for how the legal system handles sexual assault claims.

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at 18:05 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Chemical, biological and nuclear threats focus of NATO exercise in Alberta

SUFFIELD, Alta. — The possibility of a terrorist attack using biological or chemical weapons makes the focus of a 15-day NATO training exercise at Canada's largest training base even more important, says a counterterrorism expert.

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at 21:28 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Muslim group demands open investigation into death of Ottawa man after arrest

OTTAWA — An Ottawa community is finding itself conflicted over how to respond to the death of a Somali-Canadian man following a physical confrontation with police.

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at 21:13 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Calgary Zoo says its Komodo dragon, Loka, dead at 30 years old; came from Toronto

CALGARY — The Calgary Zoo says its 30-year-old Komodo dragon has died.

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at 20:05 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Despite grumbling in the ranks, Sanders' army mostly marches with Clinton

PHILADELPHIA — One man in a Bernie Sanders T-shirt stood outside the arena, telling friends how he'd finally snapped at some of his fellow progressive insurgents who kept heckling throughout the first evening of the Democratic convention.

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at 19:06 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Edmonton woman who purchased lotto ticket on a whim picks up $21 million prize

EDMONTON — An Edmonton woman who purchased a lottery ticket on a whim while buying milk has picked up a cheque for almost $21 million.

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