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Thai soldiers stand guard as they provide security at the Army Club where Thailand's army chief...

Thai soldiers stand guard as they provide security at the Army Club where Thailand's army chief holds a meeting with groups and organizations with a central role in the crisis, in central Bangkok May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

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Here's a roundup of news stories and other tidbits to help you start your day.

1. The Tim Hortons Moose

It was our most-clicked, most shared story yesterday: the Northern Ontario guy who brought an abandoned baby moose to Tim Hortons.

 

This only-in-Canada story inspired us to create a list of the top 10 most Canadian news stories ever.


3. CFL strike looming?

CFL spring training is supposed to start in less than two weeks, but a labour dispute is putting the season in jeopardy. Negotiations broke down back in March, and there are no new talks planned as of right now.

The players' union wants revenue-sharing built into salaries, something that was eliminated in 2010.


Calgary Stampeders quarterback Drew Tate stumbles on a throw against the Saskatchewan Roughriders during the CFL's West Division final in Calgary, Alta., in this Nov. 17, 2013, file photo. (Lyle Aspinall/QMI Agency)


3. Thailand government ousted

Thailand's army chief has seized control of the government after months of unrest.

"In order for the situation to return to normal quickly and for society to love and be at peace again ... and to reform the structure of the political, economic and social structure, the military needs to take control of power," General Prayuth Chan-ocha said in a televised announcement.

Follow Reuters’ coverage throughout the day.

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Thai soldiers stand guard as they provide security at the Army Club where Thailand's army chief holds a meeting with groups and organizations with a central role in the crisis, in central Bangkok May 22, 2014. (REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha)


4. Pac Man is 34

Today is the 34th anniversary of the release of Namco’s Pac-Man, the iconic game where you run around a corral and gobble stuff before you get gobbled yourself. Just like real life!

Here’s a look at eight other classic games from 1980.


5. Neil Patrick Harris’ 'choose your own adventure’ autobiography

Always keen on having a bit of fun, NPH is releasing his biography in “choose your own adventure” format, AFP's Relaxnews reports.

"At each critical juncture of your life you will choose how to proceed," the book's website says.

"You will decide whether to try out for 'Doogie Howser, M.D.' You will decide whether to spend years struggling with your sexuality. You will decide what kind of caviar you want to eat on board Elton John's yacht."

The How I Met Your Mother star's book goes on sale Oct. 14.

With files from Reuters, QMI Agency and Relaxnews


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