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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Congress could vote on new NAFTA by end of year.

Louis C.K. accuser 'infuriated' by Yuk Yuk's founder's defence of disgraced comic.

NDP asks Alberta's auditor general to review foreign travel by Jason Kenney staffers. #abpoli 

Hockey legend Bobby Orr didn't mince words with his reaction to the recent firing of Don Cherry. Orr, who was coached by Cherry with the Boston Bruins, said 'what they've done to him up there is disgraceful. It really is.'

Canada says it will 'support' Bolivian opposition gov't. Ottawa stopping short of formal recognition of de facto president Jeanine Añez.

Michigan teen gets double lung transplant after vaping damage.

B.C. zooms past rest of Canada in sales of zero emission vehicles. New data shows 10% of all new passenger vehicle sold in B.C. are ZEVs, well above the national average of 3.5%.


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.

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.

South African athlete Caster Semenya has been cleared to run without testosterone medication after Switzerland’s Federal Court orders the immediate suspension of a new IAAF regulation:

Aretha Franklin dead at 76, publicist says. Singer reached acclaim with songs such as 'Respect', '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman', 'Spanish Harlem'. Franklin, known as the 'Queen of Soul,' died of pancreatic cancer at her Detroit home. Background:

BREAKING: Doomsday Clock signalling how close Earth is to destruction has been set at two minutes to midnight, the most dire reading since 1953. Trump's nuclear bravado and world's inaction on climate change blamed:

One person is injured and a man is in custody after a shooting inside a mosque in Norway. The mosque's director says the suspect carried '2 shotgun-like weapons and a pistol' but was overpowered by members of the mosque before police arrived.