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Tens of thousands without power as Ontario ice storm turns to downpour

Tens of thousands of people in the Greater Toronto Area and southern Ontario are without power this morning after a spring ice storm lashed the province two days in a row.

Colombia Struggles to Control Border Overrun by Venezuelans

Growing numbers of destitute Venezuelans are risking their lives by taking illegal routes across Colombia’s border in search of a better life. Police commanders say stopping the refugees is futile: “How are you going to control people when the issue is th
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Colombia Struggles to Control Border Overrun by Venezuelans

Growing numbers of destitute Venezuelans are risking their lives by taking illegal routes across Colombia’s border in search of a better life. Police commanders say stopping the refugees is futile: “How are you going to control people when the issue is that they are hungry?”

400 Murders a Day: The Crisis of Latin America

Riven by drugs, gangs, weak institutions and lawlessness, the region has become the most murderous on Earth. It accounts 8% of the world’s population but a third of its murders, and is the only region where lethal violence has grown steadily since 2000.
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400 Murders a Day: The Crisis of Latin America

Riven by drugs, gangs, weak institutions and lawlessness, the region has become the most murderous on Earth. It accounts 8% of the world’s population but a third of its murders, and is the only region where lethal violence has grown steadily since 2000.

South Korea Says Pyongyang Willing to Open Another Site

North Korea is open to allowing outside inspections of a nuclear-weapons testing site it closed in May, South Korea’s leader said Thursday, just a day after the North agreed to open a missile site to inspectors.
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South Korea Says Pyongyang Willing to Open Another Site

North Korea is open to allowing outside inspections of a nuclear-weapons testing site it closed in May, South Korea’s leader said Thursday, just a day after the North agreed to open a missile site to inspectors.

EU Leaders Reject U.K.'s Post-Brexit Economic Proposal, Pressuring May

EU leaders rejected Britain’s proposal for maintaining economic relations with the bloc post-Brexit, piling pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May as she’s trying to put down a possible rebellion in her party.
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EU Leaders Reject U.K.'s Post-Brexit Economic Proposal, Pressuring May

EU leaders rejected Britain’s proposal for maintaining economic relations with the bloc post-Brexit, piling pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May as she’s trying to put down a possible rebellion in her party.

Terror Group Puts Plan for Syrian Demilitarized Zone at Risk

Terrorist groups operating in the last stronghold of opposition to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are signalling reluctance to abide by an ambitious pact aimed at protecting millions of civilians.
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Terror Group Puts Plan for Syrian Demilitarized Zone at Risk

Terrorist groups operating in the last stronghold of opposition to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are signalling reluctance to abide by an ambitious pact aimed at protecting millions of civilians.

‘Destiny 2: Forsaken’ is addictive and fun to play. Until it’s not.

Like a tourist trap, it provides a predictable, consistent experience that’s enlivened by its eye-catching environments.
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‘Destiny 2: Forsaken’ is addictive and fun to play. Until it’s not.

Like a tourist trap, it provides a predictable, consistent experience that’s enlivened by its eye-catching environments.

That Old Patagonia Fleece Looking Tired? Try These Upgrades

We all wore fleece from outdoor brands in the ’80s and ‘90s, but now designers are offering elevated versions with modern cuts.
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That Old Patagonia Fleece Looking Tired? Try These Upgrades

We all wore fleece from outdoor brands in the ’80s and ‘90s, but now designers are offering elevated versions with modern cuts.

Ottawa woman says couple hit her with car, hurled racist insults in parking lot

An Ottawa woman has filed a police report after she claims a couple bumped her with their car and hurled racist insults at her while she was with her baby.
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Ottawa woman says couple hit her with car, hurled racist insults in parking lot

An Ottawa woman has filed a police report after she claims a couple bumped her with their car and hurled racist insults at her while she was with her baby.

Conjugal violence, racism, explain higher incarceration rates for Indigenous women, MMWIG hears

Indigenous women are more likely to be incarcerated because of systematic racism and conjugal violence, a Laval University professor said at today's hearing of the federal inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women.
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Conjugal violence, racism, explain higher incarceration rates for Indigenous women, MMWIG hears

Indigenous women are more likely to be incarcerated because of systematic racism and conjugal violence, a Laval University professor said at today's hearing of the federal inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women.

The hunt for online herb: Ottawa seeks clarity on hazy world of pot's cryptomarket

The Canadian government insists pot legalization will help the country snuff out crime — but internally it's wondering what will become of the fuzzy world of illegal online weed transactions.
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The hunt for online herb: Ottawa seeks clarity on hazy world of pot's cryptomarket

The Canadian government insists pot legalization will help the country snuff out crime — but internally it's wondering what will become of the fuzzy world of illegal online weed transactions.

Canada seeks tariff protections as Trump treats measure like a 'toy': sources

The window for Canada and the U.S. to land a NAFTA breakthrough this week is getting smaller, as officials sit down in Washington, D.C., today for what are expected to be the final high-level meetings this week.
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Canada seeks tariff protections as Trump treats measure like a 'toy': sources

The window for Canada and the U.S. to land a NAFTA breakthrough this week is getting smaller, as officials sit down in Washington, D.C., today for what are expected to be the final high-level meetings this week.

Hamilton police to announce arrest in killings of mobster Angelo Musitano, Toronto woman

Hamilton police are holding a news conference starting at 11 a.m. ET today to announce an arrest in the killings of mobster Angelo Musitano and a Toronto woman. Watch the news conference live.
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Hamilton police to announce arrest in killings of mobster Angelo Musitano, Toronto woman

Hamilton police are holding a news conference starting at 11 a.m. ET today to announce an arrest in the killings of mobster Angelo Musitano and a Toronto woman. Watch the news conference live.

Rich investors granted Canadian residency despite fake documents and dubious assets, ex-officials say

Some rich foreigners seeking Canadian residency under a special Quebec program for wealthy investors couldn't point to the province on a map while others submitted fake documents or disguised their assets — yet many of them were still accepted for immigrati
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Rich investors granted Canadian residency despite fake documents and dubious assets, ex-officials say

Some rich foreigners seeking Canadian residency under a special Quebec program for wealthy investors couldn't point to the province on a map while others submitted fake documents or disguised their assets — yet many of them were still accepted for immigration, former civil servants say.

'Absolute and complete rubbish:' Alberta to release rehabbed bear cubs this fall

Alberta Environment says two black bear cubs being rehabilitated will be returned to the wild by mid-October despite concerns that it is too early.
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'Absolute and complete rubbish:' Alberta to release rehabbed bear cubs this fall

Alberta Environment says two black bear cubs being rehabilitated will be returned to the wild by mid-October despite concerns that it is too early.

Democracy Adrift: Maldives Election Tests China's Widening Grip

A battle for influence between China and the world’s largest democracies will come to a head on Sunday when the president of the Maldives, who has embraced Beijing and jailed his foes, seeks re-election.
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Democracy Adrift: Maldives Election Tests China's Widening Grip

A battle for influence between China and the world’s largest democracies will come to a head on Sunday when the president of the Maldives, who has embraced Beijing and jailed his foes, seeks re-election.

Japan's Abe Re-Elected as Ruling Party Leader

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected to a new three-year term as ruling-party president, putting him in position to stay on as prime minister through 2021 and become Japan’s longest-serving leader.
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Japan's Abe Re-Elected as Ruling Party Leader

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected to a new three-year term as ruling-party president, putting him in position to stay on as prime minister through 2021 and become Japan’s longest-serving leader.

Ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Pleads Not Guilty to 25 More Charges

Prosecutors filed more than two dozen new charges against Najib Razak, including money laundering and abuse of power, involving hundreds of millions of dollars in one of the world’s most expansive financial scandals.
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Ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Pleads Not Guilty to 25 More Charges

Prosecutors filed more than two dozen new charges against Najib Razak, including money laundering and abuse of power, involving hundreds of millions of dollars in one of the world’s most expansive financial scandals.

Korean Leaders Take Diplomacy to New Heights

The leaders of North and South Korea stood atop a volcano, smiling and joining hands, ending a three-day summit heavy on symbolism with a pilgrimage to the 9,000-foot peak where the first Korean kingdom is reputed to have been founded.
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Korean Leaders Take Diplomacy to New Heights

The leaders of North and South Korea stood atop a volcano, smiling and joining hands, ending a three-day summit heavy on symbolism with a pilgrimage to the 9,000-foot peak where the first Korean kingdom is reputed to have been founded.

How the 2026 Olympics could fix an Alberta town's housing crisis

If Calgary wins a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the event could help solve a housing crisis in Canmore, Alberta by bringing in an athlete's village.
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How the 2026 Olympics could fix an Alberta town's housing crisis

If Calgary wins a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the event could help solve a housing crisis in Canmore, Alberta by bringing in an athlete's village.

Ottawa police officer facing multiple charges, including sex assault, force says

A sexual assault investigation by Ottawa police has resulted in more than 20 charges being laid against one of the force's officers and the possibility of more to come, investigators said Wednesday.
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Ottawa police officer facing multiple charges, including sex assault, force says

A sexual assault investigation by Ottawa police has resulted in more than 20 charges being laid against one of the force's officers and the possibility of more to come, investigators said Wednesday.

The Pollcast: The tide turns in Quebec

On the latest episode of the Pollcast, the CBC's Catherine Cullen discusses the first days of Maxime Bernier's new party, and Christian Bourque breaks down the latest numbers out of Quebec.
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The Pollcast: The tide turns in Quebec

On the latest episode of the Pollcast, the CBC's Catherine Cullen discusses the first days of Maxime Bernier's new party, and Christian Bourque breaks down the latest numbers out of Quebec.

Ottawa police constable facing numerous charges including sexual assault

An Ottawa police officer is facing 21 criminal charges including sexual assault, forcible confinement and uttering threats related to four separate victims, the police service announced Wednesday.
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Ottawa police constable facing numerous charges including sexual assault

An Ottawa police officer is facing 21 criminal charges including sexual assault, forcible confinement and uttering threats related to four separate victims, the police service announced Wednesday.

'A public relations nightmare': Ticketmaster recruits pros for secret scalper program

Read about what CBC News and the Toronto Star discovered after sending a pair of reporters undercover to a ticket industry convention in Las Vegas that brings together box-office giants and the world's top scalpers in the same room.
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'A public relations nightmare': Ticketmaster recruits pros for secret scalper program

Read about what CBC News and the Toronto Star discovered after sending a pair of reporters undercover to a ticket industry convention in Las Vegas that brings together box-office giants and the world's top scalpers in the same room.

End-of-life clause in assisted dying law causing undue suffering, says Quebec woman

Quebec pioneered medical aid in dying in 2015, but now its law is outdated, says Heather Ross, whose husband was at first denied an assisted death. A year after Bob Blackwood's death at 63, his widow shares their story.
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End-of-life clause in assisted dying law causing undue suffering, says Quebec woman

Quebec pioneered medical aid in dying in 2015, but now its law is outdated, says Heather Ross, whose husband was at first denied an assisted death. A year after Bob Blackwood's death at 63, his widow shares their story.

Tories slam 'back door gun registry,' e-petition collects tens of thousands of signatures

Conservatives continued their crusade against the government's so-called 'common sense' firearms legislation Wednesday, tabling an e-petition signed by tens of thousands of Canadians who are calling on the government to abandon Bill C-71.
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Tories slam 'back door gun registry,' e-petition collects tens of thousands of signatures

Conservatives continued their crusade against the government's so-called 'common sense' firearms legislation Wednesday, tabling an e-petition signed by tens of thousands of Canadians who are calling on the government to abandon Bill C-71.

Korean Deal Offers New Life to Nuclear Talks---But Old Doubts Persist

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s offer to decommission a plant that makes fissile material for nuclear weapons—if the U.S. agrees to unspecified concessions—puts the focus on how Washington responds.
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Korean Deal Offers New Life to Nuclear Talks---But Old Doubts Persist

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s offer to decommission a plant that makes fissile material for nuclear weapons—if the U.S. agrees to unspecified concessions—puts the focus on how Washington responds.

New York Review of Books editor out after Ghomeshi backlash

An editor at the New York Review of Books has parted ways with the prestigious literary publication amid controversy over his decision to publish a personal essay by disgraced former radio host Jian Ghomeshi.
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New York Review of Books editor out after Ghomeshi backlash

An editor at the New York Review of Books has parted ways with the prestigious literary publication amid controversy over his decision to publish a personal essay by disgraced former radio host Jian Ghomeshi.

Nova Scotia issues permit for tidal energy project in Bay of Fundy

The Nova Scotia government is moving ahead with a project that aims to harness the immense power of the Bay of Fundy's tides, despite the uncertain future of the Cape Sharp Tidal venture.
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Nova Scotia issues permit for tidal energy project in Bay of Fundy

The Nova Scotia government is moving ahead with a project that aims to harness the immense power of the Bay of Fundy's tides, despite the uncertain future of the Cape Sharp Tidal venture.

Mother of baby who died at Vancouver daycare claims negligence

The mother of a baby who died at a Vancouver daycare describes the details of what she experienced that day in a lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court.
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Mother of baby who died at Vancouver daycare claims negligence

The mother of a baby who died at a Vancouver daycare describes the details of what she experienced that day in a lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court.

Search on for two missing fishermen after boat capsizes off P.E.I.

Crews are searching for two fishermen missing off the north shore of P.E.I. after their boat capsized in heavy seas and rain.
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Search on for two missing fishermen after boat capsizes off P.E.I.

Crews are searching for two fishermen missing off the north shore of P.E.I. after their boat capsized in heavy seas and rain.

Wet weather means all types of burning, forest use, OK in two B.C. fire centres

All restrictions on fires or forest use are being lifted in two of British Columbia's six fire centres for the first time since early summer.
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Wet weather means all types of burning, forest use, OK in two B.C. fire centres

All restrictions on fires or forest use are being lifted in two of British Columbia's six fire centres for the first time since early summer.

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