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More vigils are planned Sunday for Michael Stone, a beloved yoga teacher who hosted Buddhist retreats and workshops across Canada and around the world who died last week from a drug overdose.

Jordan-Israeli Embassy

Two men were killed and one wounded Sunday in a shooting at a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, the kingdom's Public Security Directorate said.

Elephants at sea

The Sri Lankan navy rescues two young jumbo elephants off the coast of Trincomalee Sunday in the second such incident in two weeks

BC Fires 2017 - André Anna Sullivan and Jayme Martel

Environment Canada said strong winds between 30 and 70 kilometres per hour are expected in the Cariboo and Interior regions, with thunderstorms expected in the Kootenays in the late afternoon.

Israel Palestinians

Israel's security Cabinet met Sunday to review a decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem holy site, following a week of escalating tensions with the Muslim world, mass prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence.

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Russian ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak — a high-profile figure in the controversy over alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election — has concluded his assignment in Washington, the embassy announced Saturday.

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Jordan Spieth has won the British Open. He's only the second player to win three legs of the Grand Slam of golf by the age of 23.

Anthony Scaramucci

U.S. President Donald Trump's new communications director said he will take "dramatic action," including cutting staff, if leaks originating from the administration don't stop. He was speaking to Fox News and CNN Sunday morning in his first round of talk show interviews since assuming his post Friday.

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Crowds gathered at Central Park Burnaby, B.C., Saturday evening to mourn 13-year-old Marrisa Shen, who was found dead there earlier this week.

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In a new HBO documentary, Prince William and Prince Harry speak of their regret over the last conversation they had with their mother, Princess Diana, before she died, saying the telephone call was "desperately rushed."

Britain Sick Baby

Protesters in London held a rally Sunday outside a courthouse to back the fight of British parents of a critically ill baby to get him an experimental treatment in the U.S. Officials at a British hospital where Charlie Gard is on life support say they have received death threats.

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Alta Wildrose PC Merger 20170722

Now that the agreement to form Alberta's new United Conservative Party has been approved by Wildrose and Progressive Conservative Party members, work will begin immediately to get the new entity off the ground.

Hugh Kroetsch in Inuvk

Hugh Kroetsch's photos and grainy video footage of the North in the 1950s are being shown in the North for the first time as the 85-year-old retraces his steps in the Arctic with his son.

USA SAN ANTONIO 8 PEOPLE DEAD TRACTOR TRAILER

One of the people transported to hospital after eight bodies and about 30 people were found in the back of a tractor-trailer left in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas, has died, bringing the death toll from the human smuggling operation to nine, an official with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said.

Alexandre Cazes

How a 25-year-old from Trois-Rivieres, Que., became the mastermind behind the largest dark web marketplace in the world.

Tom Mulcair at NDP 2016 convention in Edmonton

Despite the big names within the NDP who opted to sit the leadership race out and the lack of enthusiasm for the contest outside of the party's existing membership base, the New Democrats are currently in a better position in the polls than they have been in most of their seven previous leadership contests.

Charlottetown Sears

Sears Canada is trying to reinvent itself and entice customers. But every time it posts ads on Facebook, the retailer is bombarded with comments expressing anger the company is laying off workers without severance.

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Intellectual property demands could be a key factor as Canada tries to compete with the U.S. for international bidders.

Maurice Wilson, Detroit Riots

The Detroit riot started after a raid at an after-hours bar known as the Blind Pig on July 23, 1967. Before those thick black smoke clouds cleared and the fires finally died, there would be hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, 43 people dead and thousands arrested and injured.

BC News

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Petow Robb

Steel is often thought of as sharp, hard and cold, but at on Salt Spring Island right now, it's being lauded as a surprisingly light material which can be crafted to create intricate artwork.

michael stone

More vigils are planned Sunday for Michael Stone, a beloved yoga teacher who hosted Buddhist retreats and workshops across Canada and around the world who died last week from a drug overdose.

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Winston Blackmore and James Oler are accused of having multiple wives each.

Michael Kaeshammer

Michael Kaeshammer sat down with Margaret Gallagher to talk about cutting back on touring and what it's like to be free from the pressures of commercial music.

BC Fires 2017 - André Anna Sullivan and Jayme Martel

Environment Canada said strong winds between 30 and 70 kilometres per hour are expected in the Cariboo and Interior regions, with thunderstorms expected in the Kootenays in the late afternoon.

What goes into Bella Gelateria's Coast to Coast

James Coleridge's Coast to Coast recently earned special mention at the Gelato World Tour Challenge in New York City.

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If you find yourself dreading spending time with co-workers outside of the workplace this summer, it might be time to check in with yourself and sort out old dramas.

fentanyl test strips

A newly available drug testing strip is the first of its kind to be able to detect carfentanil but still can't detect dozens of other opioids, leading to warnings for recreational drug users hoping to rely on the strips during the summer festival season.

marrisa shen vigil composite

Crowds gathered at Central Park Burnaby, B.C., Saturday evening to mourn 13-year-old Marrisa Shen, who was found dead there earlier this week.

John and Rena Gordy, Williams Lake wildfire evacuees

Evacuees like John and Rena Gordey left Williams Lake a week ago with nothing. Now they, along with others at the evacuation centre in Kamloops, say they're still waiting on $600 from the Canadian Red Cross to help cope.

B.C. Fires 2017

With more than 700 wildfires burning through British Columbia's forests since this spring, environmental experts fear the increasing use of chemical fire retardants may be putting wild fish at risk.

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BC Parks says an evacuation of the park would be difficult, as it is only accessible by hiking trails.

Evacuees pack up tent

Evacuees granted the right to return home Saturday afternoon greeted the news with a mix of relief and the pragmatic acknowledgment that they could be forced to abruptly leaving again soon after returning home.

Fish Lake

While Tsilhqot'in elders and leaders were held up in a Abbotsford hotel because of smoke and fire back home, they learned that the B.C. government granted drilling permits to Taseko's controversial New Prosperity Mine.

Vancouver predictive policing

The Vancouver Police Department is implementing a city-wide "predictive policing" system that uses machine learning to prevent break-ins by predicting where they will occur before they happen — the first of its kind in Canada.

The first issue of the Georgia Straight

A lot has changed since 1967's Summer of Love in Vancouver, but 50 years on the Georgia Straight is still printing papers.

Guofang Li's children

For kids from immigrant families who are settling in Canada, play can be a way to fit in and adapt to a new home. But some parents worry that these new ways of playing mean their children are losing touch with their family’s cultural heritage.

kamloops evacuees

As thousands of evacuees got the OK to return home Saturday, federal public safety Min. Ralph Goodale said Ottawa will match financial aid contributions to the Canadian Red Cross.

Riske Creek

Some in B.C. have defied evacuation orders to defend properties, but emergency management experts urge people to follow orders.

Green Crab

Food scientists are exploring ways to turn the European green crab into a lucrative commercial industry.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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Denis Shapovalov and Aleksandra Wozniak captured the Gatineau National Bank Challenger on Sunday, marking the second straight year that Canadians swept the tournament's singles titles.

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Corey Kluber struck out a season-high 14 in 7 2/3 innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-1 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.

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Jordan Spieth has won the British Open. He's only the second player to win three legs of the Grand Slam of golf by the age of 23.

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Canada women's 4x100-metre freestyle relay final at the world aquatics championships in Budapest, Hungary on Sunday.

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Team Sky rider Chris Froome won his fourth Tour de France title in five years.

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Canadian Brent Lakatos captured his fourth gold medal at the 2017 world para athletics championships with a victory in the men's T53 100-metre race on Sunday in London.

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The beach volleyball pair of Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes fell to Brazil in the gold-medal match of the Olsztyn Open in Poland on Sunday.

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Barcelona striker Neymar Jr. has reportedly agreed to contract terms with Paris Saint-Germain, according to multiple reports. Sources close to the French club reportedly told ESPN FC on Saturday that a move is imminent.

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Akwesasne athlete Kawehnokwiio Bailey Thomas grew up playing hockey on a male-dominated squad and was a victim of bullying simply because she was a girl. However, the volleyball player never let that become an excuse or get in the way of her development.

LAC Indigenous Games 20170717

On the field, court, pitch or pool, there was no shortage of athletic triumphs as competitors from 22 teams battled for medals in 14 sports at the North American Indigenous Games. But for many, the event was more about the spirit of competition than reaching the podium.

​A botched exchange in the 4x100 relay leads to a disqualification for Canada at Monaco Diamond League

DQ just the latest in a long history of relay heartache for Canada.

denis-shapovalov

After a successful junior tennis career it was obvious Denis Shapovalov had a future on the ATP Tour. But it's unlikely many anticipated his rise up the rankings to come this quickly.

Penny Oleksiak on how her parents and friends keep her grounded

Despite a whirlwind year following the Rio Olympics, Oleksiak's friends and family won't let the fame go to her head

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She's a swimming superstar and a household name in Canada, but in many ways Penny Oleksiak is still just a typical 17-year-old kid. And that's fine with her dad.

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Sandrine Mainville is only 25 years old, but that's enough to make her the oldest swimmer on Canada's women's 4x100-metre freestyle relay team. It's also enough to earn her the nickname "Mom."

javier-acevedo

Canadian swimmer Javier Acevedo enjoyed his first taste of the Olympics last year, but he's got bigger things in mind as 2020 approaches.

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