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Wet summer leads to slug fest in Calgary yards

As a result of a rainy summer in Calgary, packs of slugs are slowly sliming their way through yards across ...


Woman killed in highway crash involving semi truck near Rocky Mountain House

The 42-year-old woman was the lone occupant of the pickup truck. ...


Support in Alberta for family devastated by Oyen crash has touched our hearts

Bob Jeffreys, whose son Zachary was killed in a crash near Oyen on Aug. 7, was stunned to hear about ...


75 years later, US World War II veterans say- Never forget - 660 NEWS

PARIS Seventy-five years ago, they helped free Europe from the Nazis. This weekend, U.S. World War II veterans are back ...


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Georgia's Breakaway Abkhazia Region Holds 'Presidential Vote?

TBILISI -- The breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia is holding a 'presidential election' on August 25 in which incumbent separatist ...

Brazilian Troops Begin Deploying to Fight Amazon Fires

Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the ...

WATCH | Imagine if Obama 'had been assassinated?' - Biden

Former vice president Joe Biden asked a town hall audience in Hanover, New Hampshire on Friday: "Imagine if, God forbid, ...

The Amazon is on fire ? here are 5 things you need to know

Record fires are raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, with more than 2,500 fires currently burning. They are collectively emitting huge ...

Powerful, Obscure Law Is Basis for Trump 'Order' On Trade

President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make ...

Coleman confident hearing will clear him of drugs test violation

New York - United States sprint star Christian Coleman vowed to fight allegations that he missed three drug tests on ...

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Some Chinese-imposed tariffs on U.S. goods to start 1 September

BEIJING, China - Behind the sharp sell-off on Wall Street on Friday was the announcement earlier by China that it ...

U.S. Justice Department approves sale of Fox regional sports networks

WASHINGTON, DC - Sinclair Broadcasting's takeover of various assets sold by Rupert Murdoch's parent company to Disney, has been given ...

Ireland to introduce stricter standards for marketing mobile phones

DUBLIN, Ireland - New guidelines relating to the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services by the Advertising Standards Authority ...

Tech stocks shatter, Nasdaq drops 3%, as Trump Trade War escalates

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks got smashed on Friday after President Donald Trump engaged in a tirade against ...

Multi-billionaire David Koch survived 27 years after death sentence

NEW YORK, New York - One of the richest men in the world died on Friday.Multi-billionaire David Koch, who with ...

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Kevin Anderson pulls out of US Open

New York - Two-time Grand Slam finalist Kevin Anderson withdrew from the US Open on Saturday due to a right ...


BREAKING | Kevin Anderson pulls out of US Open

New York - Two-time Grand Slam finalist Kevin Anderson withdrew from the US Open on Saturday due to a right ...


Tusk Says G7 Has More Reasons Than Ever To Keep Russia Out

European Council President Donald Tusk has rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that Russia be readmitted to the Group of Seven ...


Serena chases record 24th Slam as Osaka, Halep eye US Open

New York - Serena Williams has the US Open spotlight as she chases tennis history, but a host of Grand ...


Trump drops plan to take back foreign aid

US President Donald Trump has dropped plans to take back up to $4bn allocated for foreign aid, the State Department ...


Nadal, Federer, Djokovic remain ones to beat at US Open

New York - While a host of young rivals hope to disrupt the dominance of the "Big Three" in men's ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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