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Arnold Palmer, one of golf's greatest players whose immense popularity drew a legion of fans known as "Arnie's Army" and helped propel the game just as television was coming of age, died on Sunday at the age of 87, the U.S. Golf Association and golf media reported.

Auto Talks 20160906

Unionized workers at General Motors have accepted a new contract with the auto giant. Unifor, which represents the workers, says 64.7 per cent of the members who cast ballots voted in favour of the contract.

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Tibetan rights advocates believe Justin Trudeau may have the credibility needed to get China back to the negotiating table with the Dalai Lama and his representatives.

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt weren't speaking as celebrities when they issued statements regarding their divorce last week — they were speaking as parents first. Here's what experts say is important to keep in mind for the well-being of the kids.

SWEDEN SHOOTING

Swedish police say four people have been wounded in a shooting in Malmo, the country's third-largest city. Newspaper Expressen says gunmen on motor scooters opened fire Sunday evening on a car they had been chasing through a neighbourhood in southern Malmo.

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A teenager caught up in a double shooting in Florida that left his older brother dead has been quietly deported to Canada following a remarkable standoff between U.S. federal authorities and the state judge who sentenced him.

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It's a celebration that usually happens when a Jewish boy turns 13, but Yisrael Kristal never had a chance to have a bar mitzvah when he turned that age in Poland during the First World War, so he's having one 100 years later.

Royal Visit 20160925

The royal tour of Vancouver wrapped up at the Kitsilano Coast Guard Base where Prince William and Kate boarded a hovercraft for their journey back to Victoria.

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Ottawa has confirmed that a Canadian is among three people taken hostage in Libya earlier this week.

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Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks is dead after an early morning shooting incident outside of a nightclub in southwest Calgary, the team has confirmed.

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Miss something this week? Don't panic. CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need.

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The 20-year-old suspected of killing five people at Cascade Mall in Burlington, Wash., had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather.

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Canadian officials say Haiti has abused the goodwill of international donors by failing to respect the results of an election they paid for. And Canada is warning the island nation not to expect help to continue if things don't change.

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Advocates say police discrimination against Indigenous people echoes some of the allegations of police racism against black men raised by the Black Lives Matter movement.

Royal Visit 20160924

Prince William, Kate and the kids arrived in Victoria Saturday and the couple arrived in Vancouver on Sunday

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Puzzles are one of the oldest human pastimes — in fact, they've been around for almost 4,000 years says puzzle enthusiast and statistics researcher Jonathan Berkowitz.

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First Nations leaders and federal government representatives announced the redevelopment of a mostly empty piece of former crown land in Vancouver Saturday, but some members of the Squamish Nation say they weren't adequately consulted over the multi-million purchase.

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A Vancouver pop-up kitchen aims to make the most out B.C.'s unique landscape to serve up some experimental dishes.

Royal Visit 20160925

It was a stark juxtaposition — the fans of Prince William and Kate gathered with the more usual denizens of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside to await the royal couple.

Sonic Elder

Chop Theatre presents a musical that showcases rock 'n' roll history of the city of Vancouver in the '50s and '60s.

Tree Genes

Researchers from UBC have helped discover a pattern of genes in two coniferous trees that help them to rapidly adapt to changing climates.

Proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG Facility

Time is running out for the federal government to decide on whether to approve the Pacific NorthWest LNG project, which could open the way for one of the largest infrastructure investments in Canadian history.

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Born with a visual impairment Robbins competed in swimming, running, skiing and equestrian show jumping before turning to triathlon.

Jonathan-Cote

There is a jersey hanging in the dugout of Otero Junior College's baseball team that belongs to Jonathan Cote, a hard throwing pitcher with the North Delta Blue Jays.

Richmond Fire

One person died in a north Richmond B.C. house fire overnight that appears to have started in the bedroom.

Langley experimental helicopter crash Sept 24

A couple escaped unscathed in an emergency landing in their 'homemade and experimental' helicopter, rescued by RCMP from a field.

Royal Visit 20160925

The royal tour of Vancouver wrapped up at the Kitsilano Coast Guard Base where Prince William and Kate boarded a hovercraft for their journey back to Victoria.

APTOPIX Mall Shooting Washington

A suspect in the fatal shooting of five people at a Washington state mall was taken into custody on Saturday, Washington State Patrol spokesman Keith Leary said in a telephone interview.

Royal Visit 20160924

Thousands of adoring fans greeted Prince William, Kate and their kids in Victoria on the first day of the much-anticipated royal visit to British Columbia.

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When William and Kate arrive in Victoria and Vancouver this weekend, it's going to trigger some royal road closures.

Sports News

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Arnold Palmer, one of golf's greatest players whose immense popularity drew a legion of fans known as "Arnie's Army" and helped propel the game just as television was coming of age, died on Sunday at the age of 87, the U.S. Golf Association and golf media reported.

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The Buffalo Bills pulled off the upset, rookie Carson Wentz balled out once again, Aaron Rodgers returned to his vintage self and Round 2 of Beckham versus Norman produced the expected fireworks. Here are the must-see moments from Week 3 of the NFL.

Rory McIlroy FedEx Cup

Rory McIlroy was three shots behind with three holes to play Sunday in the Tour Championship. Nearly two hours later, he holed a 15-foot birdie putt on the fourth extra hole to win at East Lake in a playoff and claim the US $10 million FedEx Cup bonus.

Jaroslav Halak Team Europe

If Connor McDavid and the North American young guns were the darlings of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, coach Ralph Krueger's Team Europe has been the feel-good story of the tournament.

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Edwin Encarnacion's bases-loaded single in the ninth inning gave the Toronto Blue Jays a dramatic 4-3 comeback win over New York Yankees on Sunday.

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An overtime goal from Tomas Tatar propelled Europe past Sweden into the World Cup of Hockey final.

Clarke MacArthur Concussion

The Ottawa Senators say Clarke MacArthur has been diagnosed with a concussion. MacArthur sustained the concussion during a scrimmage at Ottawa's training camp on Sunday.

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FIFA wrote to members of its anti-racism task force to say that it has "completely fulfilled its temporary mission" and "is hereby dissolved and no longer in operation."

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The baseball world was left in complete shock on Sunday as news spread that all-star pitcher Jose Fernandez had died in a boating accident.

FBO CFL Stampeders 20160925

Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks is dead after an early morning shooting incident outside of a nightclub in southwest Calgary, the team has confirmed.

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The Miami Marlins have confirmed that star pitcher Jose Fernandez has died following a boating crash off Miami beach early Sunday.

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Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia pulled away late in the race to win the Berlin Marathon just outside the world record time on Sunday. Bekele's winning time of two hours, two minutes and three seconds was six seconds outside Dennis Kimetto's world record, also set in Berlin in 2014 and is the second best time.

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The rivalry between Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin that has gone back a decade closed its latest chapter with a 5-3 Canadian victory in the World Cup of Hockey semifinal.

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Canada has advanced to the World Cup of Hockey final after defeating Russia 5-3. Brad Marchand had a pair of goals for the Canadians while Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists in the semifinal matchup.

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After all their hard work training and competing at the Rio Olympics, Canadian Olympians definitely earned some R&R. Here are eight ways athletes are unwinding post-Rio.

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