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  • Obama to Bill Clinton after Peres funeral: 'Let's go!'

    President Barack Obama was left cooling his heels after attending the funeral for Israel's Shimon Peres as former President Bill Clinton chatted on the tarmac. At one point, Obama yells, "Bill, let's go." He claps his hands to get Clinton's attention and motions for Clinton to come aboard.

    The Canadian Press
  • $4.1M lottery win a loss for former friends

    In a decision which serves as a parable both about friendship and the importance of writing things down, Justice Marguerite Church details the sad demise of the friendship Rosas once enjoyed with her friend Hermenisabel Toca.

    CBC
  • Man charged after body of Japanese student found at downtown Vancouver mansion

    Vancouver police have confirmed one man has been charged after the body of missing Japanese student Natsumi Kogawa was found at a mansion in Vancouver's West End. Kogawa's body was discovered at the historic downtown building known as the Gabriola Mansion shortly before 7 p.m. on Wednesday. William Victor Schneider, 48, was arrested in Vernon, B.C., just before midnight the same day and charged with indignity to a human body.

    CBC
  • ‘Miracle’ student wiggles her toe moments before doctors planned to switch off life support

    A woman has been dubbed a “walking miracle” after wiggling her toe moments before medics were preparing to turn off her life-support machine. The law graduate, 22, suffered severe head injuries when the car her boyfriend was driving flipped over on the motorway.

    Yahoo News
  • This newborn baby has the looks of an 80-year-old after being born with rare condition

    A boy has been born with a rare ageing condition that makes him more like a pensioner than a baby.

    Yahoo News
  • Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively welcome their second child

    The Cafe Society star and Ryan, 39, have made it no secret that they would like to expand their family. Likewise, Ryan told Details magazine earlier this year, "We'd love to have a big family. In August, Blake celebrated her baby’s impending arrival with a private baby shower at the Bedford Post Inn in New York.

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  • Canada's Northland Power looking for a buyer: CFO

    By Christoph Steitz HAMBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Canadian power group Northland Power is looking for a new owner, its chief financial officer said, as part of its strategic review begun in July aimed at boosting growth and shareholder value. "We're looking for a new owner," Paul Bradley told Reuters on Wednesday at a wind energy conference in Hamburg, adding this could also mean selling the group to a private equity firm. "But our future is extremely positive." Northland Power expects adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) to more than double by 2018 from C$402 million in 2015, boosted by recent investments in Europe's booming offshore industry.

    Reuters
  • 'Rounder' from Ontario raped Calgary woman in front of husband in 1995, accused testifies

    A "rounder" from Ontario named Rob repeatedly raped a Calgary woman in her home — including in front of her bound husband — more than two decades ago, Jack Kramer testified in his own defence at his sexual assault trial on Wednesday.

    CBC
  • Justin Theroux shares the secret to his marriage with Jennifer Aniston amid Brad Pitt divorce

    Justin Theroux has revealed the secret to his and Jennifer Aniston's happy marriage. Justin and Jennifer tied the knot in a top secret ceremony in August 2015 after four years of dating. You know, it's that thing of I have been working for the last three years on the TV show (Leftovers) which has prevented me from working on anything else," Justin told E! News this week.

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  • Mysterious bag of Jose Fernandez baseballs washes ashore in Miami

    The tragic death of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez sent shockwaves through the baseball community. The Marlins played their first game without Fernandez on Monday, and given the circumstances surrounding his death, it proved to be an emotional affair. Hours before first pitch, a bag containing baseballs signed by Fernandez washed ashore about a mile away from the crash scene.

    Big League Stew
  • Analysis: Trump won't change; he can't let go of a grudge

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump will not change.

    The Canadian Press
  • Grieving mother calls provincial pothole fix 'total insult' to daughter's memory

    "The turn's so sharp when she looked up there was a truck and a travel trailer coming towards her," said Michelle. Michelle was told Amber had nearly gained control of the vehicle when the car came up on a second dip in the road. "I was every day making phone call after phone call, not getting answers," Michelle told CBC News.

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  • Prince William and Kate cheered on by crowds as they paddled into Haida Gwaii in a canoe

    Prince William and Kate made a memorable entrance on Friday (Sept. 30) as they arrived in Haida Gwaii! The royal couple looked completely at ease as they helped paddle a canoe that brought them towards cheering crowds who had come to catch a glimpse of the pair on the penultimate day of their royal tour in Canada. Prince George was spotted looking fascinated by bubbles that were being blown, while Charlotte had a whale of a time bouncing up and down on a golden retriever and poodle cross called Moose.

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  • Mom of kids killed in Vaughan drunk-driving crash alleges extortion attempts

    The mother of three children killed by a drunk driver in Vaughan, Ont., has penned a heartbreaking Facebook post to mark the one-year anniversary of their deaths in which she suggests that she has been the victim of extortion attempts from people who picked up items from the crash site. Jennifer Neville-Lake lost children Daniel, 9, Harrison, 5, and Milly, 2, as well as her father, Gary Neville, 65, on Sept. 27, 2015, when an SUV driven by Marco Muzzo blew through a stop sign and collided with a minivan carrying the members of the Neville-Lake family. Two other family members, the children's grandmother and her mother, suffered serious injuries in the crash.

    CBC
  • All the Cute Things Prince George and Princess Charlotte Have Done On the Royal Family's Canada Tour (7 photos)

    Sure, everyone's paying attention to Prince William and Kate, but these kids are the real stars. From Redbook

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  • Google removes restaurant review that focused on employee's face

    The review was posted last week by someone identifying himself as Jeff Chambers. "I want to thank you and CBC for feeling that the issue was something that needed attention," wrote Bernaudo in an email sent to CBC this morning.

    CBC
  • Parents claim schools not allowing kids to eat 'unhealthy' snacks

    Fri, Sep 30: Parents at an elementary school in Ajax, Ont. claim teachers are not allowing students to eat certain snacks deemed unhealthy. Cindy Pom explains.

    Global News
  • 3 Chinese fishermen dead after clash with SKorea coast guard

    Three Chinese fishermen likely died from smoke inhalation after a fire erupted when South Korean coast guard officers threw "flashbang" grenades into their boat, which had been fishing illegally, officials said Friday. The latest in a series of violent clashes between South Korea's coast guard and Chinese fishing boats venturing farther from their increasingly barren home waters occurred Thursday when a South Korean coast guard vessel tried to stop the Chinese boat from suspected illegal fishing about 70 kilometres (45 miles) from an island off South Korea's southwestern coast. The vessel, which carried 17 fishermen, initially resisted and fled before South Korean coast guard officers managed to board the boat and threw flashbang grenades into its locked steering room, the coast guard said in a statement.

    The Canadian Press
  • Friends rally behind Sask. man after wife dies during childbirth

    On Friday, Sept. 23, Mark Burnett, 32, and his wife Megan, 33, went to the hospital in Nipawin, Sask., about 267 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon. "From there they worked on Megan and they were able to give birth to the baby. Megan unfortunately did not make it," said Daniel Kasun, a close friend of the family. "It was surreal to get news like that, and it immediately goes to 'okay, what type of supports can we give to both Mark and Mark and Megan's families and move forward from there', is really where my mind went," Kasun told CBC News.

    CBC
  • Emma Watson discusses HeForShe campaign with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa

    Fresh from celebrating the two-year anniversary of the launch of her HeForShe campaign, Emma Watson headed to Ottawa on Wednesday (Sept. 28) to sit down with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for an inspiring chat about gender equality. .@EmWatson is a champion for gender equality worldwide. "It's so exciting for me to come and visit your parliament," said the 26-year-old, before applauding Justin's decision to enforce a gender-equal cabinet.

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