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Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, PM's wife, launches Facebook, Instagram accounts

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau used his Instagram account to promote a different sort of gender equality Tuesday: spouse Sophie finally getting with the social media program. Sophie Gregoire Trudeau used the occasion of International Day of the Girl to launch newly established Facebook and Instagram
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An international rights group and local defense lawyer say Pakistan's Supreme Court has paved the way for the execution of a mentally-ill prisoner by ruling that schizophrenia is not a mental disorder
A Spanish video platform called Napflix, designed to put people to sleep with dull content, was launched this week and its founders are on the lookout for more "monotony and repetition."
Some major internet companies suffered service disruptions on Friday due to what internet infrastructure provider Dyn said was a cyber attack that affected some sites, mainly for users on the U.S. Eas
Theresa May attended first EU summit since she became UK prime minister
The protests were called to demonstrate against the government of President Joseph Kabila who many in Congo fear is manoeuvering to stay in office indefinitely beyond the end of his term in December.
British police said on Friday they had arrested a teenager on suspicion of terrorism offenses following the discovery of a "suspicious item" on a London underground train
"It is incomprehensible and unacceptable, it was a mistake," Renzi told Italian radio.
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Security forces in Burkina Faso foiled a coup attempt on Oct. 8 by about 30 members of the ex-presidential guard, known as the RSP, Interior Minister Simon Compaore said on Fri
The hold up also threatens to torpedo next week's planned visit to Brussels by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to sign the deal.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. navy warship sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Friday, the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing's efforts to limit freed
TORONTO - Canada's top doctor has released a report on family violence across the country — and he says the statistics are staggering. Chief medical health officer Dr. Gregory Taylor says family viol
YANGON (Reuters) - Muslim residents and rights activists say a military operation in northwestern Myanmar has killed more people than official reports have acknowledged, as a fresh bout of ethnic unre
DOUALA (Reuters) - At least three people were killed and others were injured when a packed passenger train traveling between Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, and the port city of Douala derailed and overt
BATHURST, N.B. - Older teens hoping to take to the streets of a northern New Brunswick community on Halloween may find an unusual bylaw blocking their pursuit of sugary loot. The City of Bathurst has
Greek govt says the Syrian nationals returned to Turkey had not requested asylum
Two inventors from San Francisco develop a bike lock that induces vomiting and shortness of breath if someone tries to cut the lock.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday demanded an end to attacks by Syrian government forces and Russia on the northern city of Aleppo, adding that the European Union would take measures against both
A planned trade deal between the EU and Canada is on the brink of collapse after talks between Canada and a Belgian region broke down on Friday.
ATCHISON, Kan. - Authorities say a chemical plant spill has caused a noxious cloud to form over a northeastern Kansas community, prompting the evacuation of a school and the factory. The spill occurr
ESQUIMALT, B.C. - A dredging project in Esquimalt Harbour has uncovered mysteries dating back to the turn of the 20th century. The dredging is part of an environmental remediation project launched by
The UN human rights chief describes the Syrian city of Aleppo as a "slaughterhouse" where "crimes of historic proportions" are being committed.
The Vatican and the prestigious Sunni Muslim center of learning, Al-Azhar, are expected to formally reopen talks next year after a five-year lull
Fighting between Islamic State (IS) group militants and Kurdish forces in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk continued on Friday. (Oct. 21)              
U.S. allies see Russia’s deployment of nuclear-capable missiles to Baltic Sea as a threat.              
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department says a U.S. Navy warship has conducted a freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea, where China and five other countries have competing territori
FREDERICTON - A New Brunswick political scientist says with seven candidates in the running for the leadership of the province's Progressive Conservative party, it's anyone's race to win. Tom Bateman
To the wider Americas region, Argentine teenager Lucia Perez was a symbol of appalling gender violence, but BBC Mundo's Constanza Hola finds a more simple, more raw grief at home with her family.
A German rescue organisation says four migrants have died and 25 others are missing after a boat was attacked by a speedboat labelled "Libyan coast guard".
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say an intoxicated woman drove over her boyfriend and another man, killing the other man, as the two men fought in a parking lot. Sgt. Vince Lewis says the man who was f
Restoration of relations between Ankara and Moscow will have a positive impact on the Turkish economy only by mid-2017
Philippines president, driven by a sense of grievance over colonial history and perceived slights, threatens to undo a vital American relationship in Asia.
One space scientist says the fate of the mission depends on whether politicians have ‘sufficient faith in what we’ve learned’.
Two polls show more than 80% of Filipinos approve of their new foul-mouthed president.              
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Trial evidence shows a Georgia man swapped sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son was dying in the back of a hot SUV. The young woman who exchanged the t

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