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'It was a bad day': Canadian POWs recall disastrous Dieppe raid 75 years later


To mark the 75th year since the disastrous raid on Dieppe, Paul Delorme, 97, and three other former soldiers have returned to the scene of their capture.

'It's like my war against the terrorists': Blood banks in Barcelona flooded with donations in wake of attack

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Many in Barcelona feeling the strain and helplessness born of this week's attacks will tell you there is but one place in town guaranteed to help you feel a little better: a blood bank.

Extremist cell had planned a more deadly attack in Barcelona

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A cell of at least nine extremists meticulously plotted to combine vehicles and explosives in a direct hit on tourists in Barcelona, authorities said Friday.

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How an Ottawa husband and wife came to love each other even more — as wife and wife


They met when they were teenagers. Then, after more than 20 years as a couple, one of them came out as transgender. This week, Zoe and Amanda Knox are celebrating their 20th anniversary by renewing their vows — as wife and wife. They tell…


'There's rubber left on the pavement for ya buddy': Drivers doing doughnuts in funeral procession charge


Police in Enfield, N.S., have charged three people with stunting after some mourners in a funeral procession raced down a highway lined with people while doing doughnuts, leaving thick smoke in the air and black skid marks on the road —…

While presidential committees collapse, Canada-U.S. council on women in business still active


A joint Canada-U.S. council on women in business formed earlier this year to consider the success of women in the private sector remains active, according to the Prime Minister's Office, despite resignations on other councils following U.S…


Steve Bannon, innovator in weaponized news, is hoisted by his own petard: Keith Boag


It looks as if Steve Bannon's skill in manipulating media might have helped spark the friendly fire that killed his political career. Bannon's last day as White House senior strategist was Friday.

Canadian killed in Barcelona attack identified

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A Canadian citizen was killed and four others injured in the attack in Barcelona, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Friday.

Robin Thicke, girlfriend expecting baby on Alan Thicke's birthday

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Robin Thicke's girlfriend is pregnant, and their baby is due on the birthday of Thicke's late father, actor Alan Thicke.


'Nostalgia versus actual history': Confederacy capital grapples with future of its monuments


Like so many cities across the South, Richmond, Va., has been grappling with the future of its Confederate monuments for years.


Steve Bannon leaves Trump's White House by 'mutual agreement'

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U.S. President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon's days in the administration are over by "mutual agreement," the White House says.


Finland police investigating deadly mass stabbing in Turku

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Two people are dead and several wounded after a mass stabbing in Finland's western city of Turku that ended when police shot a man in his leg before detained him.


'We don't have any backroom meetings,' Health Canada says as Food Guide consultations end


Health Canada wants to assure the public it has taken steps to ensure its Food Guide consultations are free of potential conflicts-of-interest.

Friday, Aug 18

'They want to make it seem like the threat is ubiquitous': Barcelona attack echoes familiar ISIS pattern

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The deadly attack on locals and tourists walking through Barcelona's Las Ramblas district is part of a strategy on the part of ISIS to target popular destinations in major cities across Europe and a signal that any major metropolitan area…

Distancing himself from The Rebel might be a defining moment for Scheer and his party


Andrew Scheer might be asked what took him so long. But putting some distance between himself and The Rebel might be a defining moment for Scheer and the party he leads.

StatsCan needed 30 hours to fix web outage after aging equipment crashed


Internal documents obtained by CBC News show Statistics Canada needed 30 hours to restore its website in June after a relatively minor incident triggered escalating IT problems. A former head of the agency blames Shared Services Canada for…

Thursday, Aug 17

Barcelona van driver reportedly among 5 suspects killed by police in Cambrils

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The driver of the van that plowed into crowds on a key tourist area in Barcelona, leaving at least 13 people dead and dozens wounded, is reportedly among the suspects killed by police following a second attack hours later in the Catalan…

No one should be surprised at Trump's thoughts about Charlottesville: Keith Boag

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No one who's paid any attention to what's been happening in the U.S. for the last two years could dare ask after Charlottesville, "How did it come to this?" Nor can those who truly understand the dark chapters of American history deny the…

Charlottesville vice-mayor blasts 'whiny little brats of the alt-right' and Trump's 'blame game'

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Charlottesville's vice-mayor slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's response to the deadly violence that transpired in his Virginia city over the weekend, saying Trump placing blame on both white nationalists and counter-protesters "shows…

Wednesday, Aug 16

Trump's business, manufacturing councils disband

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U.S. President Donald Trump announced he is disbanding two advisory panels full of business executives after a number of high-profile CEOs either quit the panels or criticized his response to last weekend's tragic events in Charlottesville…

U.S. says NAFTA has 'fundamentally failed' Americans as renegotiations begin in Washington


U.S. President Donald Trump wants a major overhaul of the North American Trade Agreement to improve the deal that has "fundamentally failed" many Americans, U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer said today as renegotiation talks…

Latest U.S. conflict is more evidence of the disappearing middle in politics and economics: Don Pittis

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Extremist views are forcing business leaders to take a stand on whether to support Trump — part of a growing U.S. polarization that may prove dangerous.

Does Canada take the threat of far-right extremism seriously?


Despite the recent racist violence in the U.S., and an increase in right-wing extremist activity here in Canada, experts disagree about whether Ottawa should make such groups a national security priority.

Tuesday, Aug 15

At surreal news conference, Trump again blames 'both sides' for Charlottesville violence

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A combative U.S. President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday "there is blame on both sides" for the deadly violence on the weekend in Charlottesville, Va., appearing to once again equate the actions of white nationalist groups and those…

Expect things to get messy as Freeland tries to master the art of the deal


Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland expects the NAFTA negotiations set to begin Wednesday will ultimately have a happy ending, but getting there could be a little tense.

Monday, Aug 14

Canada's 10 NAFTA demands: A list of what Canada wants as talks start this week


Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland released Canada's list of key demands Monday for a new North American Free Trade Agreement as talks get set to begin in Washington later this week. Here's a look at the list.

After days of criticism, Trump condemns white supremacists involved in Charlottesville violence

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U.S. President Donald Trump denounced the racist violence in Charlottesville, Va., hours after a man was denied bail Monday on charges he drove his car into opponents at a white nationalist rally on the weekend, killing a woman and…

'Not the Charlottesville I know': Residents chase away white supremacist after deadly rally

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James Kessler was met with shouts of "go home, Nazi" and "murderer" in front of Charlottesville, Va., city hall as he tried to hold a press conference Sunday, a day after leading a rally of white nationalists that left one counter…

Why some Russians hope the Western sanctions never end

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Thanks to Western sanctions, Russian cheese producers have celebrated three strong years of growth, but economists warn the rest of the economy is suffering.