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Special coverage planned today on CBC across Atlantic Canada, nationally on CBC News Network and on CBC Gem. Details here:

Israel lifts mask mandate in public spaces, reopens schools following country's mass-vaccination drive; masks still required indoors and for large gatherings. (Photo: Reuters)

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Ontario government amends COVID-19 measure giving police authority to make random checks to see if people are complying with extended stay-at-home order.

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Nova Scotia to mark 1st anniversary of mass killing with memorial race, special ceremony and moment of silence today:

One year ago, a gunman, disguised as a Mountie, torched homes in Portapique, killed neighbours, acquaintances and strangers; 22 people died in what would become one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history

Statement from PM Justin Trudeau:

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Senior White House aide says U.S. has told Russia 'there will be consequences' if Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny dies in prison. Recent CBC story for context:

BREAKING: Ontario reports 4,250 new COVID-19 cases, 18 more deaths

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BREAKING: Global Affairs Canada tells CBC News that Canada will recognize Juan Guaido as the new president of Venezuela. The opposition leader took an oath in Caracas a short time ago, declaring himself acting president and saying Nicolas Maduro has been deposed.

This is the 1st-ever photograph of a black hole, unveiled by scientists this morning. More :

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60% of world's wildlife has been wiped out since 1970.

Health authorities confirm 1st case of coronavirus in US. The virus, 1st detected in Wuhan, China last month, has now infected more than 300 people in 5 countries; 6 people have died. US case is in Seattle, Washington.

Texas residents in some communities near Houston warned to stop using tap water as it may be tainted with brain-eating amoeba called Naegleria fowleri

Air traffic controllers from across Canada send pizzas to counterparts across the border working without pay during the partial U.S. government shutdown:

Astronomers discover most massive structure in the early universe. So-called 'proto-supercluster' could contain thousands of galaxies.

BREAKING: The Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee will refuse to send athletes to the Tokyo Olympics if the event is not postponed.The 2020 Games are currently set to begin on July 24. News release:

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RCMP dashcam video shows officer tackling, punching Fort Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam during arrest outside a Fort McMurray, Alta., casino early in the morning of March 10.

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