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Canada's ambassador to the U.S. David MacNaughton tells Power & Politics he expects NAFTA talks will resume in the next few weeks. MacNaughton says coming to an agreement on autos will allow talks to advance to the outstanding issues of dispute resolution and the proposed "sunset clause."

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A study out of the U.K. suggests that a virtual reality program may work at least as well as one-on-one therapy to help people overcome a fear of heights.

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It’s official — you’re living in a new age. It’s called the Meghalayan, and geologists say it's marked by a 'mega-drought' and the collapse of civilizations 4,200 years ago.

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The final communique from this week's Council of the Federation talks makes a few things clear about how provinces and territories feel about pharmacare: they don't all intend to participate in a federal drug plan, and those that do aren't interested in sharing the cost of it.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is rebutting claims made by former prime minister Stephen Harper that the Liberal government is dragging out the NAFTA negotiations for political gain.

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A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse.

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Charlie Rowley has been released from hospital in England after he and a woman were attacked with the nerve agent Novichok, police say.

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U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him, people familiar with an investigation into the attorney said Friday.

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The world's automotive industry gathered in Washington with uncharacteristic unity to deliver a singular message to American policymakers: If you start a trade war with tariffs on cars, you'll shoot yourself in the foot.

Khill Trial 20180612

The Crown is appealing the not guilty verdict for Peter Khill in the killing of Jon Styres, saying the trial judge failed to properly instruct the jury about self-defence and let an unqualified witness give opinion evidence on military training.

TRUMP POWELL

U.S. President Donald Trump took his second shot in as many days at the man he hand-picked to run his central bank on Friday, saying the Federal Reserve's current plan to raise interest rates will hurt his administration and penalize the economy.

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Firefighters are closely watching the weather in B.C.'s Okanagan Valley where several wildfire are continuing to burn out of control and thousands of properties remain under evacuation alerts.

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The sales pitch normally comes before the deal, but Masai Ujiri is doing things differently with Kawhi Leonard as the Toronto Raptors president Ujiri spoke with media for the first time after Wednesday's blockbuster trade that sent fan favourite DeMar DeRozan to San Antonio for the 2014 NBA finals MVP.

Toronto Majeed Kayhan

The lead Bruce McArthur investigator says police have found the remains of Majeed Kayhan, the latest victim to be identified in the serial killer case involving the Toronto landscaper.

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A Brazilian government agency has released footage of an Indigenous man who is believed to have lived in isolation, uncontacted, in the rainforest for 22 years.

Neptune VLT

It's big, cold, blue and 4.3 billion kilometres away. But astronomers using new optics technology have taken an image of Neptune that is nearly as sharp as those taken from the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope.

Oil Sands Emissions

Every jurisdiction in Canada could have some kind of carbon pricing scheme implemented soon. But how that will affect average Canadians, particularly in the pocketbook, can be difficult to forecast.

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The amount of liquor individuals can bring across a provincial boundary for personal use is set to at least double, following a deal struck at the Council of the Federation meetings in Saint Andrews, N.B.

Missouri Boat Accident

Divers on Friday pulled the last four bodies from the wreckage of a "duck boat" that capsized in a storm on a Missouri lake, killing 17 people.

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The B.C. Labour Relations Board has ordered the Mount Polley Mining Corporation to pay wages to more than two dozen employees it laid off earlier this year without giving proper notification.

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More than a thousand people gathered to remember Paul Bennett, a 47-year-old father of two who was gunned down in broad daylight in a quiet residential suburb in Cloverdale on June 23.

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Anyone who's ever tried to grab a cab home to the suburbs at closing time on the Granville Strip knows there's a serious taxi problem in B.C.

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Two popular swimming spots in Metro Vancouver have been shut down until further notice due to high bacterial levels in the water.

Gabriel Klein Abbotsford stabbing suspect

An independent psychiatric assessment will determine if Gabriel Klein can stand trial for the second-degree murder of an Abbotsford high-school student.

Black bear at Belcarra White Pine Beach

Metro Vancouver tweeted Friday morning that park-goers are once again allowed to grill and have picnics, and concession stands are now open.

Traffic Vancouver

Crews are working overnight Saturday on bridge maintenance, which officials say will cause traffic and delays.

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Despite criticism from advocates, the guidelines have been approved for use by the Vancouver Police Department.

Nova Scotia RCMP

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit is investigating the shooting death of a man from Oliver, B.C.

Okanagan wildfire highway 97

Firefighters are closely watching the weather in B.C.'s Okanagan Valley where several wildfire are continuing to burn out of control and thousands of properties remain under evacuation alerts.

Ronny Kwetny & Tyler Balaban

A Coquitlam couple had to completely reorganize their dream Okanagan wedding after their venue was evacuated due to wildfires.

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Premiers Meeting 20180720

The amount of liquor individuals can bring across a provincial boundary for personal use is set to at least double, following a deal struck at the Council of the Federation meetings in Saint Andrews, N.B.

Greyhound bus

In Washington State, problems with rural bus service emerged in 2005 during an earlier round of Greyhound cuts. A state official suggest B.C. consider its solution: subsidizing private bus companies.

Rachel Staples and Brock Eurchuk

After receiving the results of an internal review by the Island Health Authority in a letter, Rachel Staples and Brock Eurchuk are renewing their calls this week for a coroner’s inquest into the death of their son, Elliot.

HWANG HOUSE ARTHUR ERICKSON REALTOR FOR SALE

The future is in limbo for two rare homes designed by Ron Thom and Arthur Erickson, after both were recently listed for sale.

Rumba Calzada

Juno-nominated band Rumba Clazada performs original and classic Latin music at the CBC Musical Nooners on Friday, July 20.

Site C Dam

B.C.'s mammoth Site C hydroelectric project is seriously behind schedule, plagued by quality problems and marked by secrecy, according to an assessment by an international dam expert.

Bear chases kayaker

A New Zealand kayaker caught on video being chased down a B.C. river by a hungry grizzly bear is finally sharing his story.

Hiking shoe

RCMP say the accident happened Tuesday afternoon as the 57-year-old woman was hiking on the Ripple Rock Trail, 17 kilometres north of the city.

Sports News

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Canada Fans Rugby World Cup Sevens

The expression "only at sevens" is often used as a catch-all response to the colourful, unusual and visually compelling experience at a rugby sevens tournament, but it's further amplified at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco.

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Canada's women's rugby sevens team fell to France 24-19 in the quarter-finals at the Rugby World Cup Sevens on Friday.

British Open Golf

Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner are more than just housemates this week. They share the lead in the British Open.

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Eugenie Bouchard enjoyed good news on and off the court on Friday. Minutes after beating Russian qualifier Veronika Kudermetova in the quarter-finals of the Swiss Open tennis tournament, Tennis Canada announced that Bouchard will receive a wild card for the Rogers Cup next month in Montreal.

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Brandon McBride set a Canadian record in the 800 metres, finishing second at a Diamond League event in Monaco on Friday in a time of one minute 43.20 seconds.

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The sales pitch normally comes before the deal, but Masai Ujiri is doing things differently with Kawhi Leonard as the Toronto Raptors president Ujiri spoke with media for the first time after Wednesday's blockbuster trade that sent fan favourite DeMar DeRozan to San Antonio for the 2014 NBA finals MVP.

Michael Linklater

Considered one of the best 3x3 basketball players in the world, Michael Linklater knows how difficult it will be for Canada to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. But the Saskatoon native isn't intimidated by the qualifying process or the challenges it presents.

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Canada's Sage Watson will return from a sprained right foot to compete in the women’s 400-metre hurdles at the Müller Anniversary Games in London, U.K., on Saturday (CBCSports.ca, 9 a.m. ET) in a tune-up for the upcoming NACAC championships in Toronto.

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One of two men detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of killing Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten has confessed, authorities said Friday.

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Penny Oleksiak took a step forward in the right direction at the 2018 Canadian Swimming Trials on Thursday with a gold medal in the women's 100-metre freestyle race, even if she remains somewhat dissatisfied with her time of 54.75.

Rugby Mexico Huddle MacDowell

At first glance, Mexico's women's rugby sevens team and its Canadian coach have little in common, but Robin MacDowell and his charges have a shared trait that unites them — perseverance against daunting odds.

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Toronto FC indefinitely suspended recognized supporter group privileges and announced plans for a review of the program Thursday after small fires briefly burned in the stands during a Canadian Championship game at Ottawa's TD Place Stadium.

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Follow CBC Sports reporter Ben Blum's live dispatches from San Francisco as the world's top men's and women's teams battle for rugby sevens supremacy.

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Denis Ten's senseless death has left the figure skating world shaken to its foundation. Devastated upon hearing the news, CBC Sports analyst Pj Kwong will remember Ten as one of the most genuine human beings she's ever met.

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CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens beginning on Friday, July 20 at 12:30 p.m. ET through to the end of competition on Sunday. Canada has entries in the men's and women's tournament being held in San Francisco.

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CBC sports is providing a free live stream of the 2018 Canadian swimming trials, resuming on Saturday at noon ET through to the end of the competition on Sunday.

Fiji South Africa Rugby Sevens

Are you feeling World Cup withdrawal, but would prefer a tournament that encourages tackling and lets everyone use their hands? Pull up a chair and crack open a cold beverage — it's rugby sevens time.

Canada Ghislaine Landry Rugby Sevens

The Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco comes at the end of trying years for the Canadian men's and women's teams, but it also presents them with an opportunity to end their seasons on a high note.

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CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the Canada Cup Women's International Softball Championships from Surrey, B.C., beginning on July 14th through to the bronze and gold medal matches on July 22.

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Stay up to date on the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 with the full schedules and results for both the men's and women's tournaments in San Francisco.

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