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U.S. study finds that more than a million tons of plastic trash end up as litter in rivers, lakes, oceans and on land each year — that's approximately 1,300 plastic grocery bags per person

'Our nation today mourns one of her best loved sons': Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon, in tweet, says she is 'heartbroken' to learn of Sir Sean Connery's death

COVID-19 update: Ontario reports 1,015 new cases; province's four hot spots include Toronto, Peel Region, Ottawa and York Region

Philippines orders mass evacuations involving nearly million residents in southern part of main Luzon island as powerful Typhoon Goni approaches:

Quebec reports 1,064 new cases, and 6 more COVID-19 related deaths. The province continues to have more than 9,000 active cases, the highest number of any province or territory in Canada.

Nova Scotia reports 5 new cases, bringing province's total active cases to 11; it's the first return to double digits since early June:

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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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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

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.

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

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.

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

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