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Peel police remind drivers to be cautious as kids return to school

As the long weekend comes to an end, thousands of students across the GTA will be heading back to school on Tuesday.

Burning Man festival on Nevada desert draws to close with peak crowd of nearly 66,000

RENO, Nev. – The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert. Friday’s official peak attendance of 65,922 was within the population cap of 68,000 the federal Bureau of Land Management imposed on the quirky art and music festival 110 Read the Rest of the Entry

Peel police remind drivers to be cautious as kids return to school

As the long weekend comes to an end, thousands of students across the GTA will be heading back to school on Tuesday.

Sunshine Girl

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Melissa landing SUNshine Girl Melissa is an adventure seeker. The grey-eyed, 20-year-old Capricorn loves to travel. But when the avid-soccer fan isn’t on the road, she likes to sing, and spend time with friends and family — and her four cats. (Jim Wells/QMI Agency)
SCIENCE & HEALTH WORLD NEWS

Invisible blood in urine may indicate bladder cancer: Study

Invisible blood in urine may be an early warning sign of bladder cancer, new research claims.

Wine only good for the heart when you exercise: Study

Wine only good for the heart when you exercise: Study

New heart drug could reduce heart failure deaths by 20%: Study

A new drug can reduce heart failure deaths by 20%, scientists in Scotland claim.

Philippines Congress dismisses impeachment motions against Aquino

MANILA (Reuters) - Lawmakers allied with Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Tuesday threw out three impeachment motions in the House of Representatives, the first political challenge to the popular leader in four years.

Pakistan PM chairs joint parliament session as crisis deepens

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a joint session of parliament on Tuesday as a deepening crisis over violent protests demanding his resignation prompted fears of an army intervention.






ENTERTAINMENT

Apple investigating celebrity nude photo leak [Video]

After the massive photo leak that exposed nude pictures of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and dozens more, Apple is looking into a vulnerability in its iCloud service that could have allowed hackers to obtain the images.

Carrie Underwood expecting first child

Country star Carrie Underwood is set to become a first-time mum.

What we’ve learned from the celebrity naked photo scandal

In the naked celebrity scandal, here's what we know so far:

Hugh Jackman shaves off impressive beard

Hugh Jackman has a hairless head after shaving off his impressive beard.


SPORTS NEWS

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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, signs autographs for fans after defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide


Kirk beaming after biggest PGA career win

Chris Kirk is presented with the winner's trophy after winning the Deutsche Bank Championship on September 1, 2014 in Norton, MassachusettsChris Kirk fired a bogey-free closing-round 66 to win the PGA Tour's Deutsche Bank Championship by holding off hard-charging fellow American Billy Horschel. The 29-year-old Kirk posted the biggest win of his career Monday and moved into the top spot in the FedEx Cup playoff standings. Kirk, who jumped to the top of the FedEx Cup playoff points list with two events to play, posted his first victory since last year's McGladrey Classic. Horschel needed a birdie to tie or an eagle to win heading to the par-five last hole.


EUROPE NEWS

Austria takes harder line on Russia as EU sanctions loom

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann took a tougher line on Russia's role in Ukraine on Tuesday, blasting Moscow's "deception and salami tactics" in the conflict and saying Austria was prepared to pay the price of tougher sanctions. It was a significantly harder line from neutral Austria, which until now has been reluctant to hit Russia hard with economic sanctions designed to punish what Western leaders have called unacceptable Russian behavior. "If it is necessary to defend freedom and international law, then Austria will be in the forefront." Austria had been walking a careful line between showing solidarity with European Union peers and keeping the lines of communication open with Moscow, with which it has traditionally had good political and business ties.

WC finalists Germany and Argentina renew rivalry

Gemany's head coach Joachim Loew , left, talks to Manuel Neuer, center, and Thomas Mueller during an open training session ahead of the friendly soccer match between Germany and Argentina on Wednesday in Duesseldorf, Germany, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)BERLIN (AP) — Germany and Argentina clash again 52 days after contesting the World Cup final, albeit with less at stake when the sides meet for a friendly in Duesseldorf.


 
 


 
 
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