Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top News Advisory at 6:50 A.M. Thursday, July 11, 2013

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top News Advisory at 6:50 A.M. Thursday, July 11, 2013

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Top News Advisory

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

6:50 a.m.

Here are the top news stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Contact the National Desk at 416-507-2150.

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TOP NEWS AT THIS HOUR

Quebec train disaster: police say 50 people missing and most likely dead

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LAC-MEGANTIC, Que. _ Quebec police say the official death toll in Lac-Megantic's train derailment is now 20 and that another 30 people are considered missing and most likely dead. The previous death toll stood at 15 with another 45 people missing. PHOTOS, VIDEO, AUDIO

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B.C.'s Premier Clark wins Kelowna byelection, returns to legislature

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KELOWNA, B.C. _ Premier Christy Clark has a seat once again in British Columbia's legislature, cruising to a commanding victory in a byelection in the riding of Westside-Kelowna. Clark had lost her own Vancouver-Point Grey riding in the Liberal win in May's provincial election. PHOTOS, AUDIO

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Steer wrestling animal euthanized after neck injury at Calgary Stampede

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CALGARY _ The Vancouver Humane Society has called for the suspension of steer wrestling at the Calgary Stampede after a steer had to be euthanized due to a severe neck injury. The animal could not get up after having its head and neck twisted to force it to the ground as part of the competition.

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Boston Marathon bombing suspect pleads not guilty

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BOSTON _ Victims of the Boston Marathon bombings got little satisfaction from suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's first public appearance in court. His arm in a cast and his face swollen, Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty Wednesday during a seven-minute arraignment in federal court in Boston. PHOTOS, VIDEO, AUDIO

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Lawyer: Court to give first verdict in Delhi gang rape case on July 25

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NEW DELHI _ An Indian juvenile court will hand down a verdict later this month in the fatal December gang rape of a young woman on a New Delhi bus, a defence lawyer said Thursday. The verdict would be the first handed down in the rape case, which led to furious street protests in India.

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At least 25 dead, dozens missing in western China floods

AS-China-Flooding, 8th Writethru

BEIJING _ Floodwaters surging through Himalayan foothills in western China have swept bridges, houses and hillsides into roiling brown rivers, leaving at least 25 people dead and dozens missing Thursday, as heavy rains buffet many parts of the country. PHOTOS, VIDEO

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Iraqi official: Gunmen kill 14 security troops in attack at Ramadan mealtime

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BAGHDAD _ An Iraqi official says gunmen have killed 14 Iraqi security troops in the country's west in an attack that coincided with the breaking of the fast on the first day of Ramadan. …

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