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Former model at centre of Profumo Affair dies at 70 Mandy Rice-Davies, a former model who was at the centre of one of Britain's biggest political sex scandals the 1960s Profumo Affair has died aged 70 after a short battle with cancer, her publicist said on Friday.
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Stephen Colbert retires his 'Report' with all-star blowout singalong Nine years of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report came to an end Thursday night along with its mythical presiding pundit, as the real-life Stephen Colbert bade the audience farewell.
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Why it's so hard to know when oil will bounce back: Don Pittis From Russian political stability to the value of Canada's oil sands companies, there is a lot riding on the price of oil. But economic analysts are proposing very different views on whether, when and how much the price of oil will rise, Don Pittis says.
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Holiday giving? Don't pick a charity by financial statements alone Many Canadians donate around the holiday season, but charity experts caution that donors shouldn't part with their hard-earned cash without doing a bit of research first.
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Sony cyberattack: How credible is threat to attack theatres showing The Interview? A hacker group possibly linked to North Korea that threatened to commit Sept. 11-style acts against theatres showing the film The Interview was engaging in a lot of bluster and likely posed no credible security risk to moviegoers, say some security expert
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What could Wildrose's Danielle Smith possibly have been thinking? She was probably the most effective opposition leader Alberta has seen in decades, Kathleen Petty writes. But when Wildrose leader Danielle Smith crossed the floor to the government benches she also opened the door to cyncism.
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BlackBerry to announce 3rd quarter fiscal 2015 results BlackBerry will release its third-quarter results on Friday morning.
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Pakistan uses ground, air forces to kill 67 militants in wake of school attack Pakistani jets and ground forces killed 67 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people most of them children in a school massacre.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
US Secret Service review finds deep problems Panel concludes that the Secret Service needs a new director hired from outside, better training and more officers.
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Aussie police not naming a suspect as 8 kids killed in Queensland home Eight children were found dead on Friday inside a home in a northern Australian city, police said.
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