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Egypt's mass jailings and torture are overlooked in a bid to hem in Iran and fight ISIS, writes Neil Macdonald.
Western countries like Canada and the U.S. are fawning over Egypt's new regime despite widespread reports of human rights abuse and even torture, Neil Macdonald writes. It's a classic case of looking the other way when you want an ally in a tough neighbourhood.
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Call it income splitting-lite. The version of the family tax credit announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper last October was a tweaked version of a family income-splitting announcement he'd first made in the throes of the 2011 election campaign.
The most important change this tax season is the family tax cut — announced by Ottawa last October — but it’s so new, many Canadians don’t know much about it. We launch our annual tax section today with a closer look at the income-splitting measure and how it could benefit you.
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Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson suffered a fractured pelvis during a "freak accident" while snowmobiling with other councillors in the rural riding of Osgoode.
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson fractured his pelvis during a "freak accident" while snowmobiling with other councillors on Saturday in Osgoode.
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Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.
Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.
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Here's how to watch the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards: The gala will be broadcast on CBC-TV from 8 p.m. ET (8:30 p.m. NT) - 10:00 p.m ET and at 8 p.m. local times across the country.

You can also watch the broadcast live online at CBC News.ca.
Canada's weeklong celebration of achievement in film, television and digital media ends in a star-studded gala tonight broadcast on CBC-TV from the Four Seasons Centre for Performing Arts in Toronto.
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The search for Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 has had some unintended benefits -- which will help in future tsunami risk predictions. David Common reports on CBC Radio's The World This Weekend.

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Montreal's Museum of Fine Arts is showcasing a painting from its collection that has been in storage for decades.

Abraham Sacrificing Isaac (1630-31) by Valentin de Boulogne is considered a masterpiece by one of the most important artists of 17th-century Rome.
Montreal's Museum of Fine Arts is showcasing a 17th-century Valentin de Boulogne painting from its collection that has been in storage for decades.
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"It’s been absolutely horrific… I am in constant pain every day. And my life is slowing slipping away… I am losing income. Eventually I won’t be able to work at all. I never dreamt that I’d be in this position." — Julie Bennett, scheduled for hip surgery in 2016.
Two osteoarthritis patients struggling with constant pain are speaking out in frustration about increasingly long waits to get hip replacement surgery.
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Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing more than 200 metres of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA.
Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing more than 200 metres of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA.
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BlackBerry Ltd. is bulking up its security partnership with Samsung Electronics in an effort to attract more business customers.

The Waterloo, Ont.,-based smartphone company says it has locked in a new agreement that will integrate more of its services into Samsung Knox, the South Korean company's mobile security platform.
BlackBerry Ltd. is bulking up its security partnership with Samsung Electronics in an effort to attract more business customers.
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As promised, Coun. Rob Ford continues to sell off some of his belongings, including those tied to some of the most controversial moments of his mayoral term.
As promised, Coun. Rob Ford continues to sell off some of his belongings, including those tied to some of the most controversial moments of his mayoral term.
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A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.

The 11-year-old Labrador retriever named Madera ventured away from home on Feb. 6, when the temperature dipped to –40 C.
A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner. The 11-year-old Labrador retriever named Madera ventured away from home on Feb. 6, when the temperature dipped to –40 C.
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