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CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 19:00

Welcome to the National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News, hosted by Peter Mansbridge.

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Seoul, Tokyo say North Korea launched ballistic missile

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 15:48

North Korea on Monday fired an apparent ballistic missile off its east coast that landed in the waters of Japan's economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said.

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Trump slams media reports of Kushner's Russia contacts as 'fabricated lies'

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 13:48

As Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over his reported communications with Russia, U.S. President Donald Trump railed against administration leaks in a flurry of tweets.

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Sofia Coppola 2nd woman to win best director at Cannes Film Festival

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 12:53

The Square, a Swedish movie about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art was awarded the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.

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Trudeau visits earthquake-damaged town in Italy

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 11:05

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in Rome this week to promote trade and other ties with Italy, first appealed to the heart of the country by visiting Amatrice, a tiny town still struggling to recover from a devastating earthquake.

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Homeland Security chief mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 10:50

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States.

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NDP leadership debate brings 2 new candidates to the race

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 09:38

Six NDP leadership candidates squared off for the third debate in Sudbury, Ont., on Sunday, discussing policy issues including Indigenous rights, the economy and resource development.

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Body of missing fire chief swept away by flood located in B.C.'s Interior

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 09:16

"He’s just a golden saint of a man and everybody who meets him wishes that they could be a little more like Clayton Cassidy." Cassidy's body has been found after being missing since May 5.

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Winners, losers and things that don't change as Scheer takes Conservative reins

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 09:00

Bold changes aren't terribly conservative, which helps explain how Andrew Scheer became leader of the federal Conservative party. But he wasn't the only person who won something in this race.

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Mississippi shooting sparked by domestic dispute leaves 8 dead, including 2 boys

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 08:27

Authorities in Mississippi say a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a series of shootings, including a sheriff's deputy.

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'They chose death:' Christians ordered to convert to Islam during bus attack in Egypt

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 05:09

Survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic militants on a bus carrying Egyptian Christians tell stories of children hiding under their seats and how the assailants shot men first, and then some of the women.

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Police arrest 14th person after Manchester bombing

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 04:30

British police said on Sunday they had arrested a 14th person in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing, and were searching a property in the south of the city.

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British Airways restores 'many' of its IT systems after planes grounded

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 04:09

British Airways says "many" of its IT systems are up and running, but travellers still face cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.

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'It brings a tear to our eye': Winnipeg surgeon sews up stuffed animal for patient with special needs

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 04:00

A surgeon at Winnipeg's Concordia hospital performed some emergency surgery this week. In the process, he gave new life to a stuffed animal — and helped brighten a long hospital stay for a patient with special needs, says the man's mother.

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Mosul civilians in 'grave danger' as ISIS resists Iraqi forces

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 03:55

The United Nations humanitarian co-ordinator in Iraq says civilians are being hit hardest as the military assault against ISIS militants in Mosul enters its final phase.

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Dumpster-diving and highway riding: Cyclist embarks on unusual cross-American trek

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 03:30

A St. John's cyclist will soon kick off a 6,000-kilometre trek across the U.S. — where he plans to Dumpster-dive for meals along the way.

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Revenge of the comment section: We're sleeping through the fentanyl crisis

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 03:00

CBC commenters are adamant that some sort of action is needed, whether it's through better efforts to crack down dealers, or greater support for victims.

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Another emissions scandal and dangerous avocados: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 03:00

Miss something this week? Here's the consumer news you need to know.

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How Andrew Scheer won the Conservative leadership

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 03:00

Andrew Scheer's narrow victory over Maxime Bernier for the Conservative leadership can be chalked up to two factors: Bernier's underperformance in his home province of Quebec and a significant showing from social conservatives.

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Why Trump's G7 approach threatens to disrupt united front on climate change

CBC - Latest News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 03:00

The stories to accommodate the predictably unpredictable U.S. president filled the global media as the idyllic town of Taormina in Italy braced for Donald Trump's first full international summit.

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