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Pompeo holds talks in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens U.S. drones

2 hours 58 min ago

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with the Saudi king and crown prince after days of mounting tensions with Iran following the downing of a U.S drone last week, and after President Donald Trump pulled back from the brink of retaliatory military strikes.

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Woman says part of leg amputated after broken foot went undiagnosed for 2 months

3 hours 6 min ago

Samantha Rideout broke her foot last fall, but the St. John's woman says despite several trips to the hospital emergency room, it went undiagnosed, setting into motion a series of events that resulted in the amputation of her right leg from the knee down.

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Federal election easy prey for social media manipulators, experts warn

4 hours 36 min ago

Social media platforms are actively circulating false information designed to manipulate voters in the run-up to the Canadian federal election, experts warn.

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Business adds new clout to latest round of Hong Kong protests: Don Pittis

4 hours 36 min ago

Since China took control of Hong Kong, business leaders have shown firm support for the Beijing status quo. Now that's changed and the Chinese establishment may be listening.

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Canada's military feeling the strain responding to climate change

4 hours 36 min ago

The country's top military commander says Canada's Armed Forces are being pushed to the limit responding to an increasing number of climate-related events such as floods and fires.

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'He's a good investment': Auction house on Michael Jackson memorabilia 10 years after death

4 hours 36 min ago

Ten years after his death and several months after the release of the disturbing documentary Leaving Neverland, Michael Jackson's popularity remains robust. Darren Julien, CEO of Julien Auctions in Los Angeles, said the late superstar's belongings still fetch top prices from buyers.

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The National

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 9:00pm

Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News

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Iran dismisses sanctions threat as U.S. asks for talks to ease tensions

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 5:49pm

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops.

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Parliament has risen for what could be the last time before the October election

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 4:00pm

In this week’s Canada Votes newsletter: With the House of Commons having risen and MPs returning to their ridings we take a look back at some of the significant laws that passed. Éric Grenier looks at Trudeau's tough electoral task in Alberta.

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Hailing prospects for Saudi arms sales, Trump won't commit to Khashoggi inquiry

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 2:54pm

U.S. President Donald Trump isn't saying whether he'll direct the FBI to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and suggests that pledges by Saudi Arabia to spend billions buying U.S. military equipment are more important to him because of the impact on jobs and the economy.

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Air Canada reviewing how crew left sleeping passenger on plane

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 1:48pm

Air Canada said Sunday it's looking into how crew members could have disembarked from a plane without noticing a sleeping passenger who was left behind and later woke up in the dark.

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Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win - again

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 1:15pm

In a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an opposition candidate declared victory in the Istanbul mayor's race for a second time Sunday after the government-backed candidate conceded defeat in a high-stakes repeat election.

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Kushner's $50B economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 12:13pm

Arab politicians and commentators have greeted U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East $50-billion US economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation, although some in the Gulf have called for it to be given a chance.

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Watch Raptors coach Nick Nurse join Arkells onstage at sold out show

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 12:05pm

The head coach of the reigning NBA champions performed live with the band in Toronto Saturday night.

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The Weekly with Wendy Mesley LIVE

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 11:00am

The Weekly with Wendy Mesley for Sunday June 23, 2019.

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Q&A: Author Jacob Tobia says the Pope's position on LGBTQ people is wrong

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 10:46am

As Toronto prepares for today's Pride parade, one of the largest in the world, CBC's The Weekly spoke to an author and LGBTQ activist who is critical of faith leaders who deny the rights of trans and queer people.

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B.C. man survives attack by mother grizzly protecting her three cubs

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 9:00am

Alex Neumann thought he'd make a quick stop at a favourite fishing hole on his way to work north of Prince George in B.C.'s northern Interior. He didn't see the grizzly sow until she was on him.

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Jennifer Hillier-Penney's daughter devastated by rumours of remains being found

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 7:54am

Marina Penney thought the day had come when she'd finally know what had happened to her missing mother, Jennifer Hillier-Penney. Instead, she's cautioning herself to never get her hopes up again.

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This painting created itself — while free-falling from space

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 5:00am

It took a chainsaw and some careful navigation along remote Nova Scotia logging roads, but members of the Annapolis Royal Space Agency retrieved their very special cargo, fresh from space, on Saturday afternoon.

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Pot edibles coming soon and woman overbilled $3,000 on phone bill: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 4:00am

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including pot edibles coming soon and a woman overbilled more than $3,000.

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