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at 20:32 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

Catering CEO, Desmond Hague, resigns amid allegations of animal abuse in B.C.

VANCOUVER - A man alleged to have abused a dog while being video taped in a Vancouver hotel elevator has resigned from his post as CEO of a high-profile catering company.

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at 19:59 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

Black inmate sues B.C. over alleged KKK beating and 'torture' by jail staff

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A black inmate is suing the province of British Columbia, alleging he was targeted by the Ku Klux Klan behind bars and endured “torture” at the hands of a sheriff and a guard.

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at 19:58 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

Face-saving compromise may be on way for tight-fisted NATO allies

LONDON, England - A face-saving compromise may be on the way for reluctant allies, including Canada, who are unwilling to boost defence spending to meet the NATO standard.

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at 18:49 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

Students lament learning time wasted as strike shutters B.C. public schools

VANCOUVER - Queena Zeng anticipated her final year of high school would be fairly stressful, packed with SAT cram sessions and the nerve-racking wait for university acceptance letters.

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at 18:09 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

Ex-construction magnate takes stand at Quebec corruption inquiry

MONTREAL - A powerful former construction magnate who entertained union leaders and politicians on his luxury yacht began testifying Tuesday at Quebec's corruption inquiry.

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at 18:00 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

Lawyer points to paparazzi after Bieber charged with assault, dangerous driving

TORONTO - What started out as Justin Bieber's "peaceful retreat" in Canada, ended with him facing criminal charges — and his lawyer pointing the finger squarely at the paparazzi for the pop star's latest run-in with the law.

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at 17:46 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

Former teammates at B.C. school 'flabbergasted' of reports man joined terrorists

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - One of two brothers from Calgary who reportedly travelled overseas to join a terrorist group in Syria was a quiet but social young man who didn't talk about religion during a short time playing volleyball at a British Columbia university, say people who knew him at the time.

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at 17:28 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

Scientists study polar bears through DNA from footprints in snow

Polar bear scientists have developed a new way to study the mighty Arctic predator — pulling DNA off footprints left in the snow.

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at 15:58 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

Was Panama Canal the reason Canada stalled in declaring war on Germany?

MILTON, Ont. - A 99-year old former squadron leader with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War had a ringside seat at an event that could shed new light on why Canada waited until Sept. 10, 1939, to declare war on Nazi Germany.

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at 16:47 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

From London, Harper describes Sotloff death as 'barbaric and unacceptable'

LONDON - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in the U.K. in advance of a NATO summit in Wales later this week — and tweeting about reports of another beheading in Iraq.

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at 16:42 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

Omar Khadr trying again to sue Canada for $20M and claim conspiracy with U.S.

TORONTO - Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr tries again Wednesday to expand his civil lawsuit against the federal government to include a claim that Canada conspired with the United States for what he says was the abuse of his rights and torture.

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at 16:26 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

NATO struggles to define collective defence in the age of cyberwarfare

LONDON, England - Keystrokes could soon replace Kalashnikovs as the harbinger of future wars once NATO leaders endorse an updated policy that places catastrophic cyberattacks in the same league as real-world bombs and bullets.

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