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Google searches suggest 2017 a tough year

What were Canadians were curious about: Google searches suggest 2017 a tough year

Democrat wins stunning red-state Alabama Senate upset

Democrat Doug Jones wins stunning red-state Alabama Senate upset against Roy Moore

2017 word of the year: Feminism

Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: ‘Feminism’

Trudeau appoints Supreme Court chief justice

Prime Minister Trudeau appoints Richard Wagner as Supreme Court chief justice

Researchers claim the ‘man flu’ does exist

Review of scientific studies suggests ‘man flu’ may be more intense: researcher

Firefighters protect seaside California towns as blaze rages

A flare-up on the western edge of Southern California’s largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday

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      Putin declares victory on visit to air base in Syria

      Declaring a victory in Syria, Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation.

      Pipe bomb explodes in NYC subway

      Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in NYC subway, injuring 4

      Toronto FC to hold victory parade following MLS Cup championship

      Toronto FC to hold downtown victory parade following MLS Cup championship

      Canada’s only commercial spaceport hopes to launch 12 rockets per year

      Nova Scotia’s rocket launch site hopes to eventually host 12 launches per year

      Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriages

      The Australian Bureau of Statistics said 62 per cent of registered voters favoured reform.

      Bank of Canada holds interest rate at 1%

      Bank of Canada holds rate but sends fresh signals that hikes are on the horizon

      Silence Breakers named Time magazine’s Person of the Year

      The two runners-up were Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump

      Beyonce presents Kaepernick with award

      Beyonce presented Colin Kaepernick with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award Tuesday night

      Winds churn explosive California wildfires

      Ferocious Santa Ana winds raking Southern California whipped explosive wildfires Tuesday, prompting evacuation orders for thousands of homes

      Catastrophic Halifax Explosion, 100 years later

      Nova Scotia capital commemorates catastrophic Halifax Explosion 100 years ago

      Warnings intensify as Trump readies Jerusalem declaration

      U.S. officials said late Tuesday that Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, despite intense opposition

      Alberta man convicted in Creep Catcher incident

      An Alberta man was convicted of criminal harassment for his involvement in a Creep Catchers sting

      Liberal MP accuses Tory MP of ‘humiliating’ comments, sexual in nature

      Sherry Romanado levelled the accusation against Manitoba MP James Bezan on Monday

      Billy Bush says Trump ‘Access Hollywood’ tape is real

      The recording of the lewd conversation between Bush and Trump emerged during the 2016 presidential campaign