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Regina Police request assistance after robbery

The Regina Police Service is requesting assistance after a bank robbery on the 3400 block of 5 Avenue.The suspect walked up to a kiosk in the bank and handed a teller a note instructing her to hand cash over. She did, and then the suspect headed west on 5 Avenue.The …

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Calgary police lay charges after senior ‘struck from behind’ in parking lot

A month after a senior was attacked in a southeast Calgary parking lot, police have laid charges in connection with the crime.Calgary police said the 67-year-old man was in the parking lot of a shopping centre in the 3300 block of 17 Avenue S.E. at around 2:30 p.m., when he …

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Tillerson says US doing "everything we can do" to reign in North Korea

WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (KUNA) — US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday indicated the US was doing all it could to reign in North Korea’s nuclear disarmament.Speaking to staff at a town hall meeting, Tillerson said the US was doing all it could through diplomacy and sanctions to force …

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Edmonton boy makes skateboards each year for 630 CHED Santas Anonymous

An Edmonton boy spends his weeks leading up to Christmas, not writing his list for Santa, but making toys for those less fortunate.Eleven-year-old Ethan Mitchell started making skateboards for 630 CHED Santas Anonymous as a “creative punishment” after a Christmas party mishap.“We were at a Christmas party and Ethan found …

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Kuwait theatrical festival kicks off

Bahraini actor Mohammad Yasin speaks during the ceremomy KUWAIT, Dec 12 (KUNA) — Actors, playwrights and media icons from the Gulf and wider Arab region attended the launch of Kuwait’s 18 theatrical festival, which kicked off on Tuesday under the auspices of Kuwait’s Information Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri.The festival has become …

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Trump signs into law U.S. government ban on Kaspersky Lab software

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump signed into law on Tuesday legislation that bans the use of Kaspersky Lab within the U.S. government, capping a months-long effort to purge the Moscow-based antivirus firm from federal agencies amid concerns it was vulnerable to Kremlin influence. The logo of Russia’s Kaspersky Lab …

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B.C. rolls out new Indigenous-focused cancer strategy

B.C. is rolling out a new strategy aimed at improving cancer care for the province’s Indigenous peoples.The initiative, which has been years in the making, is built on a partnership between the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) and BC Cancer Agency, along with several other groups.READ MORE: Health systems often …

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Mogherini: Iran-Europe trade up by 94 pct

BRUSSELS, Dec 12 (KUNA) — After the signing of the Iran nuclear deal trade between Iran and Europe increased 94 percent in the first half of 2017, compared to the first half of 2016, according to EU High Representative Federica Mogherini.Speaking during a debate on Iran in the European Parliament …

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U.S. ready to talk but North Korea must be ready to change course: Tillerson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday the United States was prepared to talk to North Korea whenever it is ready but Pyongyang must come to the negotiating table willing to make choices to change course on its nuclear and missile programs. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary …

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Bitcoin hits another record high in march toward $20,000

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Virtual currency bitcoin hit another all-time peak on Tuesday, two days after the launch of the first ever bitcoin futures on a U.S. exchange and ahead of the start of another futures contract next week, as investors grew optimistic that the $20,000-mark is within reach. A …