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at 17:29 on August 01, 2014, EDT.

Via Rail, CN trains collide east of Kingston, Ont.; one injury reported

GANANOQUE, Ont. - Via Rail says a collision between one of its trains and a CN freight train east of Kingston, Ont., has shut down the Toronto to Montreal and Toronto to Ottawa routes for the day.

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at 17:18 on August 01, 2014, EDT.

Hackers 'constantly probing' federal computers: Canada's electronic spy chief

OTTAWA - Malicious hackers are "constantly probing" federal computer systems so they can break in and steal coveted information, says the head of Canada's electronic spy agency.

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at 17:15 on August 01, 2014, EDT.

Fraud trial of ex-Quebec lieutenant- governor suspended

QUEBEC - The fraud trial of former Quebec lieutenant-governor Lise Thibault has been put off for a month after she suffered an epileptic seizure.

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at 17:03 on August 01, 2014, EDT.

Emergency officials say 911 operator made 'error' after professor fatally shot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The head of a Florida dispatch centre is acknowledging an "error" was made in the moments after the fatal shooting of Toronto-born law professor.

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at 15:49 on August 01, 2014, EDT.

Liberal fundraising momentum stalls with 'scary' numbers, says top party official

OTTAWA - The federal Liberals are partly blaming the Ontario provincial election for a slowdown in fundraising going into the summer months.

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at 15:21 on August 01, 2014, EDT.

Lac-Megantic engine's U.S. trip could be 'major issue' for criminal trial: lawyer

MONTREAL - The criminal trial for the engineer in the Lac-Megantic rail disaster could have a "major issue" after the locomotive quietly slipped into the United States and was nearly auctioned off, his lawyer warns.

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