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More @CBCNews : Lebanon PM to introduce early election proposal as thousands protest deadly Beirut blast.

RCMP confirm a man and a woman, both 18 years old, died in the tornado near Virden, Man. Police say they appear to have been ejected from a vehicle. A 54-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Bypassing Congress, U.S. President Donald Trump has signed executive orders deferring payroll taxes for some Americans and extending unemployment benefits totaling $400 a week. The orders come after talks on a new COVID-19 relief package collapsed.

16 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Manitoba, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 148. A total of 9 people are in hospital, including 3 in intensive care.

Saskatchewan is reporting 24 new cases of COVID-19 and 24 new recoveries. The number of known active cases in the province stands at 168.

Alberta to switch over to federal COVID-19 notification app. The province's own contact tracing mobile app, ABTraceTogether, has had technical issues.

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

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

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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.

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

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.

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau has tested positive for the coronavirus. She and the Prime Minister will be self-isolating for 14 days.

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