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at 16:14 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

Canadian, U.S. governments to announce plans for Detroit-Windsor bridge

OTTAWA - Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are expected to make an announcement Wednesday about a new bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ont.

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at 14:59 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

ICAO to set up task force in wake of downing of Malaysia Airlines flight

MONTREAL - The UN body that governs civil aviation says it is setting up a task force aimed at improving security measures in the wake of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

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at 16:16 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

Newmarket, Ont., family recovering after being stranded at sea for 17 hours

An Ontario man who was stranded with his family and about 150 strangers on a whale-watching boat off the coast of Massachusetts overnight says it was like being stuck in a rolling McDonald's — with a side of seasickness.

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at 16:05 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

B.C. cyclist says he made tourniquet from pants to survive after being shot

SURREY, B.C. - It was just before 1 a.m. during an overnight cyclying race when loud explosions disrupted the solace of a rider along Highway 1 in British Columbia.

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at 16:04 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

National Defence looking to protect VIPs from heat-seeking missiles

OTTAWA - The Canadian military is looking for an air defence system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from surface-to-air missiles.

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at 15:50 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

Family credits hungry cat with saving them from burning home in Cape Breton

NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. - Brian Young gave his cat Berkeley a hearty scratch on the back and a few extra cans of tuna after the hungry feline awakened him just before a fire raced through his home, leaving little time to get his family out.

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