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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry Fooled By Russian Pranksters Impersonating Ukraine PM

WASHINGTON — Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been fooled by a pair of Russian pranksters impersonating the prime minister of Ukraine. Perry spoke to the pair about the Paris Climate Accord and the possibility of using pig manure as a power source in his 22-minute conversation with Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov. The entire phone call was posted online by ...

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White Bear First Nation To Get Clean Water After More Than 5 Years

REGINA — Plans are underway to get a Saskatchewan First Nation clean water after more than five years under a drinking water advisory, and to meet a pledge to end such advisories on all reserves. Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett announced $ 9.2 million to replace the water treatment system on the White Bear First Nation, southeast of Regina. “I ...

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Edmonton Police Investigate Disappearance Of 15 Metal Plaques

Edmonton police are investigating the theft of metal plaques from a city neighbourhood that honour military heroes and some of the grimmest battles from Canada’s history. The Griesbach Community League says more than 15 metal plaques have been removed from the residential community that used be an army base. Some of the plaques tell the stories of soldiers from Alberta ...

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Meet Kylie Masse, Canada's First Female Swimming World Champion

Around this time last year, Kylie Masse might not have pictured herself as a world champion and record holder. That all changed at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Still riding the momentum from the bronze medal she won at the 2016 Games, Masse roared to victory in the 100-metre backstroke in a world-record time Tuesday at the world swimming championships in ...

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Andrew Weaver, B.C. Green Leader, Bemoans NDP 'Change In Language' On Kinder Morgan

OTTAWA — B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver says he hopes watered-down language in official cabinet mandates doesn’t mean Premier John Horgan has changed his position on fighting the Kinder Morgan pipeline. HuffPost Canada reported on Tuesday that the new B.C. NDP government’s mandate letters make little mention of the party’s campaign promise to fight the Trans Mountain expansion project. ...

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'Game Of Thrones' Baby Names Even Queen Cersei Would Approve Of

“Game of Thrones” is back in full force with Season 7, so it’s likely the show will spark another wave of unique baby names. Since 2011, the HBO show has given birth to some pretty unique monikers, including Khaleesi and Daenerys. In fact, Vox reports that before 2012, the name Khaleesi didn’t even exist. That’s right, George R. R. Martin ...

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How To Wear Glitter All Over, At Any Time Of The Day

If you thought glitter was a trend buried in the abyss of your teenage dreams, you’re sorely mistaken. Glitter has resurfaced over the last few years, making its return on the runways of Fendi and DKNY. Pat McGrath, the celebrity makeup deity who sprinkles glitter on everything like a magical f… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts

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Lone Star Tick Bite Can Make A Person Allergic To Red Meat

Ticks already suck, in both senses of the word, but now Canadians have to stress about a new potential consequence of being bitten by one: an allergy to meat. The Lone Star tick, which was commonly found in the U.S. southeast, has spread to the midwest and even the east coast, and a few have been discovered in Canada. The ...

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