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23.10.2014

Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf says he wants to give back to his home, Gaza, with arts centre

GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Last year's feel-good winner of the TV singing contest Arab Idol said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up, by setting up an arts centre nurturing young musicians, writers and actors.

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22.10.2014

Early Apple computer sells for $905K at auction in NYC, far exceeding expectations

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 has sold for $905,000 at auction in New York City.

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22.10.2014

US video journalist leaves Nebraska hospital after Ebola recovery, heads home to Rhode Island

OMAHA, Neb. - An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

22.10.2014

World leaders react to a shooting in Canada, in a hallway they once walked

WASHINGTON - Countless world leaders have walked that hallway before. On Wednesday, they reacted to news of an attack that saw gunfire sprayed through the hall of honour in Canada's Parliament.

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22.10.2014

Friends not surprised sergeant-at-arms intervened in Parliament Hill shootings

OTTAWA - To those who know Kevin Vickers, there was little surprise that the sergeant-at-arms of the House of Commons and former RCMP officer would be the one to intervene in Wednesday's attack on Parliament Hill and reportedly shoot an assailant.

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Business News

Recent Business Headlines

22.10.2014

IKEA announces end to 17-month lockout in B.C.; wage, benefit increases to workers

VANCOUVER - The 17-month-long lockout at IKEA's flagship store in Richmond, B.C., is over now that a new deal has been worked out between the company and union.

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22.10.2014

Minister's rejection of mine improper, Taseko lawyer tells Federal Court

VANCOUVER - The federal environment minister acted improperly in rejecting a $1.5-billion gold and copper mine proposed in British Columbia and the company deserves compensation for her alleged wrongdoing, says a lawyer for Taseko Mines (TSX:TKO).

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Entertainment News

Recent Entertainment Headlines

22.10.2014

Sax star Kenny G says he wasn't defying Beijing, doesn't support Hong Kong democracy protests

HONG KONG - Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signalled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about meddling by external forces.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

22.10.2014

Health Minister Mandel catches earful from rivals at Edmonton-Whitemud debate

EDMONTON - Alberta Health Minister Stephen Mandel caught an earful Wednesday from rival candidates over allowing boutique health-care clinics to operate.

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