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'Start running, go faster!' Manitoba dad flees with young kids after massive fire

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It's being described as the worst fire Brandon, Man., has ever seen, and it happened in the downtown core of the city. On Saturday, a fire broke out at a landmark building, Christie's Office Plus. It then spread to other buildings in the…

Wildly conflicting messages from North Korea give Trump second thoughts about summit

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As South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrives in Washington today, he and U.S. President Donald Trump will almost certainly ask themselves whether Trump should even meet Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12.

Leave-them-anywhere scooters mean war in California

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Three California companies have launched versions of dockless scooters in major cities across the U.S. Riders love them, but cities are wary.

Mali seeks Canada's help with its human rights abuses

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Putting the peace into Canada’s upcoming peacekeeping deployment is the subject of a series of meetings this week involving the head of Mali’s truth, justice and reconciliation commission and senior federal officials in Ottawa.

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A cloudy start to the shortened work week

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Pack away the sunglasses and grab your umbrella. After a sunny and warm Victoria Day, expect a grey and potentially rainy start to your work week.

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Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

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An Australian archbishop becomes the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse and faces a potential two years in prison when he is sentenced next month.

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Rescuer recalls treacherous B.C. landslide rescue through waist-deep mud

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Gabe Rosescu and Sheri Niemegeers's long weekend trip came to an abrupt halt when a landslide came crashing down the mountain, sweeping their car off Highway 3 west of Creston, B.C.

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Anxiety lands as WestJet pilot strike looms

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Dana Sorensen booked a WestJet flight from her home in Vancouver to Calgary, where she’s racing in an upcoming ultra-marathon. But the anxiety of a looming pilots’ strike was too much to bear.

Notley skipping premiers meeting, says topics 'tone deaf' as pipeline battle builds

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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has pulled out of a meeting of Western Canada premiers in Yellowknife at the last minute, reportedly over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

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Fence fire spreads to home in Blackburn Hamlet

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Ottawa firefighters battled flames that spread from a fence to the second floor of a house on Northpark Drive in Blackburn Hamlet Monday afternoon.

Safety should be top of mind as boating season begins, advocates urge

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With the warm weather and a recent canoe accident on the Ottawa River, boating safety should be top of mind, says the Ottawa Drowning Prevention Coalition.

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'Really bizarre' encounter between 2 wild, shrieking lynx caught on video

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Ed Trist lives in the Ontario bush and had been planning to catch a few minnows for fishing, but instead caught a rare sighting of two lynx squaring off and wailing at one another.

Kathleen Wynne's Liberals calling out NDP's 'major math mistake'

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Victoria Day fireworks displays are being prepped in across the province, but sparks are already flying on the campaign trail this holiday Monday.

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Pilot project gives Indigenous people life-saving first aid training to take back to communities

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Five young Indigenous people from across Canada have been learning first aid and CPR in Ottawa. It's part of a pilot project aimed at spreading First Aid skills to Indigenous communities. The program is funded through private donations but…

Monday, May 21

Montreal man saved a Dutch town from the Nazis, but most people don't know his name

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On the evening of April 14, 1945, Canadian soldier Léo Major single-handedly liberated the Dutch town of Zwolle from the Nazis, in a story that's almost too incredible to be true.

'There's a predator still there': Woman says resort brushed off complaint security guard raped her

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A Toronto woman says she took to social media to warn female travellers, after a security guard at a Dominican Republic resort raped her and the hotel “did nothing” to investigate.

Sunday, May 20

The House always wins: Vegas is going to the Cup

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The Vegas Golden Knights advanced to the Stanley Cup final on Sunday, eliminating the Winnipeg Jets with a 2-1 win in Game 5 of the Western Conference final.

Braves cut ties with former Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista

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The Atlanta Braves on Sunday released former Blue Jays outfielder/third baseman Jose Bautista, one month after signing the former slugger to a minor league contract. The 37-year-old hit .143 with two home runs in 12 games with the Braves.

Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routes

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A stream of lava threatened to block a key Hawaii highway on Sunday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, while the first known serious injury was reported from fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano.

'Congrats, you just made my mom cry' and other tales from the airport security line

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Out of hundreds of complaints filed against Canada's airport security officers last year the most common irritants were against "power pushing” officers with a "bastardized approach to customer service."

Saturday, May 19

Canada falls to Switzerland in semis at hockey worlds

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​Sweden strode into the final of the ice hockey world championship by crushing the United States 6-0 on Saturday. The defending champion set up a gold medal game on Sunday against Canada or Switzerland.

Ex-NFL QB Johnny Manziel strikes deal with Tiger-Cats

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Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he has signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, posting to his Twitter account on Saturday that joining the CFL "is the best opportunity for me moving forward and I’m eager for what the…

After delighting crowds, newlyweds Meghan and Prince Harry celebrate at private reception

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, now officially the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, were beaming as they departed for an evening reception hours after their wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.

Friday, May 18

Gunman kills 10 people at Texas high school

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A 17-year-old boy carrying a shotgun and a revolver opened fire at a Houston-area high school, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. It is the deadliest such attack in the U.S. since the massacre in Florida that gave…

Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle

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Kensington Palace says Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle at the royal wedding, a day after it was announced her father wouldn't be able to travel from the U.S. to participate due to health issues.

Celebrations of life in creative locations taking over from stuffy funeral homes

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Forget the dimly lit, sombre mood of an old-fashioned funeral home, and consider instead a cocktail party-style celebration of life, complete with hors d'oeuvres and a video tribute.

Thursday, May 17

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts, sending huge plume of ash skyward

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After two weeks of volcanic activity, an explosive eruption at Hawaii’s Mount Kilauea sent a plume of ash thousands of metres into the air that rained down on a nearby town.

Cannes doc alleges Whitney Houston was molested by Dee Dee Warwick

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Friends of Whitney Houston allege the singer was molested as a child by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick in a new documentary that premiered Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival.

Jets drop 2nd in a row as Fleury's heroics give Knights 2-1 series lead

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James Neal's goal and assist paced the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-2 playoff win over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday.