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Kayakers take Kinder Morgan protest offshore in U.S.

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More than 200 kilometres south of where the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is slated to end, environmental groups in the U.S. took to the water on Sunday in Seattle to add their voices to the ongoing opposition to the…

Sunday, May 20

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These are the Texas school shooting victims and their stories

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Friends and family members of the eight students and two substitute teachers fatally shot on Friday fondly remembered their loved ones, using such words as hardworking, funny and loving.

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Wynne: 'It's a tough election, there's no doubt about that'

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It's day two of the May long weekend and all of the Ontario party leaders are making moves around the province. Kathleen Wynne gets questioned on spending a lot of time in Mississauga, an area that leaned strongly Liberal in 2014.

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Cougar kills mountain biker, injures another near Seattle

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Washington State officials said it was only the second cougar-related fatality in the state in the last 94 years.

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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.

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Venezuela's Maduro declared election winner amid illegitimacy claims

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Venezuela's leftist leader Nicolas Maduro won a new six-year term on Sunday, but his main rivals disavowed the election alleging massive irregularities in a process critics decried as a farce propping up a dictatorship.

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Congo Ebola deaths rise to 26

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Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.

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China vows to 'significantly increase' U.S. imports

CBC.ca / World

U.S.-China trade talks have produced a commitment by Beijing to "significantly increase" its purchases of American goods and services, according to a joint statement Saturday from the rival economic powers trying to lower trade tensions.

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Texas governor attends church service following high school shooting

CBC.ca / World

The Galveston County medical examiner's office has released the names of the two teachers and eight students who were killed in the mass shooting Friday at a Texas high school.

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Trump moves to ban funding for clinics offering abortion services

CBC.ca / World

While the White House is billing its proposal targeting abortion providers as something that would "improve women's health," pro-choice advocates say the plan to strip funding from some family planning clinics only serves to harm the most…

Frustrated Parkland students urge lawmakers to 'do something' after Texas school shooting

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Survivors of the high school massacre in Parkland, Fla., are vowing to support Texas students caught up in the latest deadly school shooting, saying tighter gun laws were needed to stop further bloodshed.

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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

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'High number' of people believed dead after Boeing 737 crashes in Cuba

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A Cuban-operated airliner with more than 100 people on board crashed into a field just after takeoff from Havana's international airport today. There appeared to be mass casualties as Cuban officials said three people had survived, but did…

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Ebola outbreak in Congo a concern, WHO head says in not declaring an emergency

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Conditions to declare the Ebola outbreak in Congo a public health emergency haven't been met, WHO says.

French authorities foil possible ricin plot by Egyptian-born student

CBC.ca / World

France's interior minister says authorities there have thwarted a possible ricin attack after intercepting messages on the secure social media platform Telegram, and a source in the Paris prosecutor's office said an Egyptian-born student…

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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…

Hawaii authorities take added safety measures as ash falls near erupting Kilauea volcano

CBC.ca / Technology

Authorities handed out around 2,000 masks for protection as people living near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano braced for pulverized rock, glass and crystal to rain down on them after an explosive eruption at the peak's summit.

Police say man who fired gun at Trump golf course was 'yelling' about president

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Gunfire erupted early Friday at President Donald Trump's Miami-area golf resort, as a man shouting about the president draped a flag over a lobby counter and exchanged fire with officers in what one official called an "ambush" before being…

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