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at 22:27 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Venezuela says 3 dead from Zika complications

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela has announced the first Zika-related deaths in the South American country.

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at 21:35 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Karen Hill's posthumous novel a glimpse into real-life mental health struggle

TORONTO - Karen Hill didn't live to see her debut novel published, but the poignant tale offers a window into her world and the real-life struggles she faced in battling mental illness.

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at 15:34 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Union representing 10,000 Saskatchewan nurses says contract talks have stalled

REGINA - The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses says contract talks with the province have reached an impasse after more than seven months at the bargaining table.

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at 15:24 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Quebec government says it doesn't want to be involved in selling marijuana

QUEBEC - Quebec wants nothing to do with selling marijuana, Finance Minister Carlos Leitao said Thursday, adding Ottawa can't force the province to help set up a distribution network if and when pot is legalized.

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at 15:11 on February 11, 2016, EST.

B.C. health officials warn of highest syphilis levels in decades among gay men

VANCOUVER - The rate of syphilis in gay men has reached its highest level in 30 years in British Columbia, and Vancouver Coastal Health is urging regular testing.

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at 10:21 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Captain Sinclair says Canadian soccer team not thinking about Zika virus

HOUSTON - Captain Christine Sinclair says the Canadian soccer team is thinking of other things than the Zika virus as it bids to qualify for the Rio Olympics.

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