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A Palestinian stone-thrower kicks a tire set ablaze during clashes with Israeli police in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Wadi al-Joz during a protest against the Israeli offensive on Gaza July 25, 2014. Ammar Awad Reuters
Gaza conflict: Israel agrees to 12-hour ceasefire

Israel's military has agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian truce on fighting militants in Gaza, after an earlier bid on Friday by the U.S. secretary of state to broker a weeklong ceasefire did not succeed.

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  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Thursday in Brussels that all G7 leaders are united in denouncing Russia's actions in the Ukraine. Adrian Wyld Canadian PressCanada's defence diplomacy hurt by tight budget, report says
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 5:00 PM

    Overstretched staff and drastic cuts to travel and hospitality are compromising Canada’s defence diplomacy program, considered a crucial tool for advancing military and trade interests at a time of complex global insecurity, according to a new internal evaluation.

  • Police come on the Sunwing flight to deal with an 'unruly passenger' who threatened the security of the plane. Alain AlphonsoAli Shahi charged after Sunwing plane makes emergency landing in Toronto
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 11:43 AM

    A 25-year-old Canadian man has been charged after he allegedly made "direct threats" to the safety of a flight to Panama City this morning, resulting in the plane returning to Toronto for an emergency landing.

  • Target to match grocery prices from anywhere in CanadaTarget to match grocery prices from anywhere in Canada
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 5:50 PM

    Starting July 29, Target will match prices from any other store in Canada. That means you can take a flyer from a grocery store in Moncton and your Halifax Target will match the produce price.

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  • Federal court upholds Fla.'s docs vs. glocks law

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership was deemed to be constitutional Friday by a federal appeals court, which said it legitimately regulates professional conduct and doesn't violate the doctors' First Amendment free speech rights.

  • Gaza sides agree to lull but truce efforts stallGaza sides agree to lull but truce efforts stall

    JERUSALEM - Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defence minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."

  • Transcript shows concerns during US executionTranscript shows concerns during US execution

    FLORENCE, Ariz. - Transcripts show that the nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer this week in Arizona prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes.

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