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Heavily armed Greek police with bulldozers got an early start on operation aimed at clearing the sprawling refugee camp near Idomeni on Tuesday.

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More than a third of Canadian homeowners polled in recent a survey say they were caught short at least once in the past year without enough money to cover their expenses.

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What is glioblastoma, how common is it and how is it treated?

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Japan for bilateral talks and the Group of Seven summit later this week but he isn't planning to hold any meetings or events Wednesday, so he can celebrate his 11th wedding anniversary with his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau.

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Gord Downie suffers from an aggressive form of brain cancer known as glioblastoma that's incurable, but should not rob the Tragically Hip frontman of his ability to sing, his doctor said today in Toronto.

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Co-accused Mark Smich returns to the witness box for a sixth day of cross-examination as the Tim Bosma murder trial continues in Hamilton.

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A teenage boy found "horrifically emaciated" would have likely been "profoundly lonely" leading up to his death, says the prosecutor at the murder trial of the boy's parents. Alex Radita, 15, weighed less than 37 pounds when he died in May 2013.

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Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 have burn marks and are very small in size, suggesting an explosion on board may have downed the aircraft in the east Mediterranean, a senior Egyptian forensics official said Tuesday.

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Venezuela’s economic meltdown has become so dire that speculation from political analysts now centres on when and how President Nicolas Maduro will be removed from power.

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When it comes to the debate over transgender bathroom rights in schools, parents and politicians on both sides like to say they're doing what's best for children. But what do the kids who actually use these washrooms think?

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Amazing fossils of a new horned dinosaur, a flightless bird, a giant trilobite and an ancient reptile that lived long before the dinosaurs were all recent discoveries by ordinary people out for a walk – not paleontologists. Here's why they're a big deal for science.

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As the Bank of Canada offers its update on the economy and Canada's biggest commercial banks release results, here are five reasons why some economists say Canada's economy has turned gloomy again.

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A controversial method of "sleep training" in which babies cry themselves to sleep does help babies fall asleep sooner and doesn't appear to have harmful effects. But an alternative technique works almost as well, a new study has found.

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Military police in Canada dealt with a one-third increase in the number of sexual assault investigations in 2015. The new figures, released by National Defence, draw into question whether the military is winning the war against abuse and harassment.

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​Bill Cosby was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report in which a woman said the comedian gave her three blue pills that put her in a stupor, unable to stop his advances.

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The Vancouver Police Department says a police-involved shooting on Hastings near Cassiar Street saw one man taken into custody and transported to hospital.

Schizophrenia announcement

To mark national Schizophrenia Awareness Day, the provincial government has announced a one-time infusion of $3 million to expand the B.C. Schizophrenia Society caregiver network.

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Thousands of little blue sea creatures have washed up on the shores of Haida Gwaii and have left a stench.

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Police are calling for tighter regulations on pill press machines used to turn raw drugs like fentanyl into counterfeit tablets for sale on the streets.

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Police in Abbotsford have arrested a woman with a history of sex offences against children for breaching a probation order forbidding her from using the internet.

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TransLink is launching its first comprehensive review of transit fares in 30 years.

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Rumana Monzur was brutally attacked and blinded by her husband in her home country of Bangladesh five years ago.

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In Victoria, B.C. it's all coming up 'eights.' It has everything to do with an increasingly hot real estate market and the desire to appeal to Chinese buyers.

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Steve Ayres considers himself to be one of the band's biggest fans.

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A man facing charges for allegedly impersonating a Fort McMurray evacuee is actually from Victoria, B.C., the RCMP has revealed.

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The mother of a slain West Kelowna teen Ashlee Hyatt is upset staff at the District of Peachland removed flowers from a memorial bench for her daughter after the family has been placing them for the past 5 years.

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In the absence of clear federal direction the marijuana dispensary boom that Vancouver is grappling with has moved to B.C.'s interior, including Nelson.

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A jury has been selected in the murder conspiracy trial of a man and woman charged with plotting to kill their spouses in 2013 in northern Saskatchewan.

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Gord Downie, the lead singer and lyricist of the iconic Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, announced this morning he has terminal brain cancer, but still plans to join his bandmates of more than 30 years for a summer tour.

Girl with marine reptile fossil ribs

Amazing fossils of a new horned dinosaur, a flightless bird, a giant trilobite and an ancient reptile that lived long before the dinosaurs were all recent discoveries by ordinary people out for a walk – not paleontologists. Here's why they're a big deal for science.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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Two high-profile active pro athletes are currently dealing with serious blood clot issues. As Steven Stamkos, Chris Bosh and their doctors try to figure out how to deal with their ailments, the players' health and millions of dollars are at stake.

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Toronto FC's coach and players have expressed surprise and more than a little irritation at teammate Sebastian Giovinco being left off the Italian team for the European Championship.

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The NFL has voted to expand its current replay system to include penalty enforcement, proper down, spot of the foul and status of the game clock.

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The Pittsburgh Penguins addressed a crucial goaltending decision ahead of Tuesday's do-or-die Game 6 against the Tampa Bay Lightning (CBC, CBC Sports app, 8 p.m. ET) after franchise goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed four goals on 25 shots in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss.

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Doctors have reportedly concluded that BMX rider Dave Mirra, who took his own life in February, suffered from the brain disease CTE. ESPN reports a neuropathologist at the University of Toronto and two others have confirmed the diagnosis.

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If you want to honour the life and times of the late John Brophy — maybe the most barbarous minor-league hockey player ever and later a hard-boiled, browbeating coach — a good place to start is "the tape."

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The first athlete from the group of 31 Olympians who were caught doping after retests has been revealed. Reigning Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova is the first athlete publicly named from the group after doping samples came back positive in retests from the 2008 Beijing Games, the Russian athlete's coach said Tuesday.

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The trainer of Nyquist says the Kentucky Derby winner is sick and won't run in the Belmont Stakes on June 11.

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The sad news that Gord Downie has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer reverberated across the music community on Tuesday, and sports fans also have reason to cherish the man whose lyrics were frequently peppered with references to Canadian sports history.

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Rory McIlroy has concerns about the Zika virus as he prepares to play at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The 4-time major winner said he is monitoring the outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus, which has been linked to serious birth defects.

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Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard said after Tuesday's opening-round win at the French Open that she has overcome an eating disorder brought on by "a lot of pressure" and the added expectation that followed her breakthrough year in 2014.

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With the 2016 Rio Olympics just a few months away, we're keeping a close eye on Canadian athletes and where they are in the world. The Rio-bound athletes' locations will be posted on our map, which will be updated weekly with new information.

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