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Turkey hasn't shared Khashoggi audio with U.S., minister says

CBC - Latest News - 2 hours 13 min ago

Turkey's foreign minister says his country has not shared any audio recordings from Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance with U.S. officials. Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters that Turkey would share "with the world" the results of its investigation.

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Can't buy your legal pot yet? 'Cannabis isn't as easy to grow as people think'

CBC - Latest News - 4 hours 30 min ago

Snags in the supply chains of legal retail pot stores across Canada are no big surprise for a fledgling industry trying to meet huge demand, experts say.

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'She's way out of her league': Steel exec slams Freeland's handling of tariff fight

CBC - Latest News - 4 hours 30 min ago

A prominent Canadian steel executive told MPs this week that Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland​'s "ego" is getting in the way of ending American tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum.

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Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. This year's looks more promising

CBC - Latest News - 4 hours 30 min ago

Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. Here's what you need to know about this year's - and what kind of flu season 2018-19 is shaping up to be.

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Yes, there's still hope for the planet, says climate guru Michael Mann

CBC - Latest News - 4 hours 30 min ago

In the first issue of our new environmental newsletter, What on Earth?, we talk to climate scientist Michael Mann, explore the world of waste-free takeout and examine plant-based Lego blocks.

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Actual change won't come to the Catholic Church unless or until a courageous pope arrives first

CBC - Latest News - 4 hours 30 min ago

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who was accused of doing too little to prevent, and perhaps even deliberately covering, up hideous sexual abuse cases. But Francis also took the highly unusual step of releasing a public letter in which he praised his friend.

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How a shift in Ottawa's bookkeeping is going to make the deficit loom larger

CBC - Latest News - 4 hours 30 min ago

The deficit and debt numbers in the federal government’s Annual Financial Report being released today will be higher than projected because of a significant accounting change Ottawa is making.

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Are investors right to finally be worried about higher interest rates?

CBC - Latest News - 4 hours 30 min ago

Analysts are split on whether higher U.S. interest rates could put the stock market's impressive run in jeopardy.

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Quebec Inuit leaders plea for mental health support in wake of youth suicides

CBC - Latest News - 4 hours 30 min ago

In Nunavik, Quebec's expansive northern region dotted by remote fly-in Inuit villages, most residents are connected to at least one, if not several of the young people who have recently ended their own lives.

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MPs committee calling on Morneau to boost deduction for capital investments

CBC - Latest News - 4 hours 30 min ago

Wayne Easter answered the phone in the middle of a quick lunch. The chair of the Commons finance committee was in Winnipeg yesterday with other committee members, listening to submissions on what should be in the next federal budget.

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New Brunswick hopes cannabis can help drive rural economic recovery

CBC - Latest News - 4 hours 30 min ago

In Atholville, a small village with a population of just over 3,000, the arrival of cannabis giant Zenabis has given the struggling community a new lease on life.

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Canadian, Briton arrested in Thailand for graffiti on wall

CBC - Latest News - 6 hours 13 min ago

A Canadian and a Briton charged with vandalism for spray painting graffiti on a wall in northern Thailand face up to 10 years in prison if found guilty, police said on Friday.

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Jury finds Calgary parents guilty in 2013 death of toddler son

CBC - Latest News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 20:39

A Calgary jury has found Jennifer and Jeromie Clark guilty of criminal negligence causing death and failure to provide the necessaries of life for the 2013 death of their toddler son, John.

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The National

CBC - Latest News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 19:00

Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News

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Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: How the case has unfolded

CBC - Latest News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 17:21

It's been more than two weeks since Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi writer living in the U.S., disappeared. Here's a look back at the case, which began when the 59-year-old writer walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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Oldest fossils on Earth? New look finds they might just be rocks

CBC - Latest News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:09

Discovered in Greenland and said to be 3.7 billion years old, what were billed as the oldest fossils on Earth may just be some rocks, according to a new study.

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'(It's) the way to go': Brian Mulroney explains his about-face on cannabis

CBC - Latest News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 14:59

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney — whose government once introduced legislation continuing to classify marijuana in the same category as heroin — has not only become a born-again weed evangelical, but now says Canada is poised to influence the rest of the world to join the cannabis bandwagon.

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South Sudan opposition forces sexually abused women, girls in latest violence: UN

CBC - Latest News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:20

South Sudan's armed opposition abducted women and girls as young as 12 and lined them up so commanders could choose "wives," and those not selected were left to be raped repeatedly by other fighters, a UN report said Thursday.

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Munchies for the masses: Girl Guide sells out of cookies in cannabis store lineup

CBC - Latest News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:58

When Edmontonians lined up to buy cannabis from retail stores on Wednesday, Girl Guide Elina Childs saw a business opportunity.

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The Pollcast: Counting down to 2019

CBC - Latest News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:26

On the latest episode of the Pollcast, Vassy Kapelos and Chris Hall join Éric Grenier to look ahead to next year's federal election and Jacques Poitras breaks down the latest news in New Brunswick ahead of next week's sitting of the deadlocked legislature.

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