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Slain Mongolian model's father seeks Malaysia to reopen case

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia –  The father of a Mongolian model whose murder touched off a scandal in the highest levels of Malaysia’s recently ousted ruling party said Tuesday he will ask new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to reopen the investigation into his daughter’s death. Altantuya Shaariibuu was shot dead and her body blown up with plastic explosives outside Kuala Lumpur in ...

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Dozens missing in Indonesia as ferry sinks

Dozens of people are missing from a ferry that sank on Indonesia’s Lake Toba, casting a tragic pall over holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy month. Cellphone video released Tuesday by the National Disaster Mitigation Agency shows the crew of another ferry attempting to rescue people struggling in the waters shortly after the sinking Monday evening but being ...

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Inviting 'very difficult conversations': Why the AGO welcomes debate over Indigenous art

Entering into the Art Gallery of Ontario’s new exhibition Tunirrusiangit: Kenojuak Ashevak and Tim Pitsiulak, “is like you are on Inuit homeland,” says artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory.  The Toronto gallery’s major exhibition this season juxtaposes the work of world renowned artist Kenojuak Ashevak with that of her nephew Timootee (Tim) Pitsiulak, highlighting two generations of artists from the celebrated artistic community of Kinngait, Nunavut.  “I realize that many Canadians may ...

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The polls have now closed in tonight's Chicoutimi-Le Fjord byelection

The federal Conservatives are hoping to take advantage tonight of a high-profile local candidate running in the Quebec riding of Chicoutimi-Le Fjord to take back one of two seats snatched by the Liberals in federal byelections since 2015. While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s support for the region’s aluminum smelting industry amid the ongoing trade dispute with the U.S., and his ...

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Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been shot and killed in Florida, authorities say. The Broward Sheriff’s Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital. He was shot earlier in the day outside a Deerfield Beach motorcycle dealership. XXXTentacion, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, had been at RIVA Motorsports checking out inventory, the sheriff’s office said. ...

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Michael Jackson's old pet elephant, Ali, escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

Ali, who used to live at the Neverland Ranch, wandered over to a courtyard behind the giraffe and elephant barn during her 20-minute getaway.  (Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens) An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson’sNeverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo. WATCH: BOY BEFRIENDS BEAR AT NASHVILLE ZOO, FILMS ‘CUTEST’ VIRAL VIDEO The Jacksonville Zoo and ...

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