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at 05:08 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

Verdict in Mohamed Fahmy re-trial postponed until Aug. 29

CAIRO - An Egyptian court has postponed announcing the verdict in the case of Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and two other Al-Jazeera English journalists to Aug. 29.

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at 04:08 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

Harper headed to Rideau Hall, expected to trigger election campaign

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper has an appointment at Rideau Hall this morning, where he's expected to trigger an 11-week election campaign in advance of an Oct. 19 vote.

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at 01:32 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

No winning ticket for $10.4-million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 6-49 draw

TORONTO - No one has the winning ticket for the $10.4-million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 6-49 draw.

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at 00:35 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

Harper headed to Rideau Hall, expected to trigger election campaign

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper has an appointment at Rideau Hall Sunday morning, where he's expected to trigger an 11-week election campaign in advance of an Oct. 19 vote.

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at 20:30 on August 01, 2015, EDT.

Tories launch anti-Mulcair attack ads on eve of federal election call

OTTAWA - The Conservatives are finally training their sights on NDP Leader Tom Mulcair just as Prime Minister Stephen Harper is about to plunge the country into an 11-week election on Sunday.

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at 20:04 on August 01, 2015, EDT.

B.C. ministry says upgrades to highway where bus crashed are 'critical'

CHASE, B.C. - British Columbia's transportation ministry says it has moved aggressively to widen a dangerous stretch of highway where a tour bus crash killed one man and sent dozens to hospital on Friday.

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at 18:15 on August 01, 2015, EDT.

Four dead, two injured after fiery car crash in Quebec's eastern townships

GRANBY, - Quebec provincial police say a fiery crash involving a tanker truck and three cars Friday night has resulted in the death of four people outside Montreal.

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at 16:59 on August 01, 2015, EDT.

Rally in support of women's right to go topless takes place in Waterloo, Ont.

WATERLOO, Ont. - A rally and march organized by three sisters who were stopped by a police officer for biking topless a week ago was held Saturday in Waterloo, Ont.

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at 15:13 on August 01, 2015, EDT.

Ontario premier rails against Harper for anticipated early election call

PENETANGUISHENE, Ont. - One of Canada's most prominent politicians is lambasting the idea of an early federal election call as "unnecessary" and an affront to taxpayers who will foot the bill.

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at 13:12 on August 01, 2015, EDT.

Montreal archeological dig to explore ruins of early prison near city hall

MONTREAL - The City of Montreal is hoping that an upcoming archeological dig will unearth some old secrets, including artifacts from a former convent and 18th century prison whose ruins lie under city hall.

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at 08:29 on August 01, 2015, EDT.

On campaign's eve, Tories atop fundraising list, but NDP leaps to second place

OTTAWA - Elections Canada says the Conservative party raised $7.4 million from 45,532 donors in the second quarter of the year.

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at 07:50 on August 01, 2015, EDT.

Election campaign set to break records for cost, length, nastiness

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper is set to launch the country Sunday into a federal election campaign that promises to rewrite Canadian history books.

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