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100-metre world champion Christian Coleman to miss Olympics despite reduced ban

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American sprinter Christian Coleman will miss the Tokyo Olympics after failing Friday in an appeal to overturn his ban for missed doping tests.

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8 killed, mulitiple injured in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

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Eight people were shot and killed in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and the shooter has killed himself, police said.

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‘Destructive’ closure of Laurentian University’s midwifery program vexes students, educator

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Students and the former director of Laurentian University’s school of midwifery in Sudbury, Ont., are struggling to understand why it was closed as part of the university’s restructuring during the insolvency process.

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More than 200 travellers fined for refusing to quarantine in hotels after landing in Canada

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As of March 30, 219 tickets have been issued to air passengers entering Canada who refused to quarantine at a designated hotel. Some travellers say they defied the rules because they felt it was safer to quarantine at home.

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The ongoing search for the perfect climate change metaphor

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In this week’s issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how scientists, environmentalists and marketers talk about climate change.

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Is Russia poised to invade Ukraine — again? It’s too early to tell, say some observers

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Russia has reportedly sent thousands of troops to the border areas with Ukraine, worrying some that it may be poised for another invasion. The prospect of a summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin has cooled temperatures for now – but maybe not for long.

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Stephen Harper joined ex-spymasters in company investing in Israeli security tech

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Former prime minister Stephen Harper is working with former leaders of three major intelligence agencies — the Mossad, the CIA and MI5 — in a Canadian private company.

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Beekeeper turned spymaster searches for Iraq’s missing Yazidis

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Seven years after Yazidi women and children were kidnapped and enslaved by the Islamic State in Iraq, thousands are still missing. Abdullah Shrem has built a secret network of cigarette smugglers and willing helpers who are risking their lives to find and liberate them.

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8 killed and mulitiple injured in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

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Eight people were shot and killed in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and the shooter has killed himself, police said.

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Is Russia poised to invade Ukraine — again? It’s too early to tell, say some observers

Russia Ukraine Tensions Explainer

Russia has reportedly sent thousands of troops to the border areas with Ukraine, worrying some that it may be poised for another invasion. The prospect of a summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin has cooled temperatures for now – but maybe not for long.