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The Ferguson City Council agreed Tuesday to most proposals in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department that would reform the city's courts and policing systems but also asked for several changes, including some limiting the city's cost.

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A key piece of evidence in the trial of two men accused of killing Tim Bosma was found sitting in an affluent neighbourhood in Kleinburg, Ont., court heard Tuesday.

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Toronto-based Porter Airlines has denied a report that it is looking for a buyer.

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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring the insistence of voters in both parties on shaking up American politics.

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A satellite launched by North Korea Sunday has now stabilized in its orbit around the Earth but no transmissions have yet been detected, a U.S. official and a second source familiar with the matter says.

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A teenage boy has been accused of assaulting another player on the ice with a hockey stick during a midget hockey game in the Ottawa community of Stittsville last November.

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Justin Trudeau's principal secretary, Gerald Butts, got into a back-and-forth discussion on Twitter Tuesday morning, a day after the prime minister announced the government's new anti-ISIS plan.

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Sixty-six suffering dogs were seized from a Langley, B.C., breeder on Feb. 4 in what the SPCA has described as one of the largest puppy mill seizures in the province.

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Some Albertans are walking away from their mortgages by putting their keys in the mail and sending them to the bank — a phenomenon known as jingle mail. Does your mortgage keep you awake at night? You weighed in via CBC Forum.

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Jian Ghomeshi's defence team tells court it is ready to present closing arguments in the case of the former CBC Radio host, hinting he may not testify at his trial in Toronto on sex assault and choking charges.

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Canadians overwhelmingly feel there should be a referendum on any electoral reform, suggests a new poll. But first-past-the-post voting retains a high level of satisfaction. Will Canadians care if the Liberals follow through on their campaign promise to change the way they vote?

APTOPIX Financial Markets Wall Street

The price of a barrel of oil slid to its lowest level since September 2003 today, bottoming out below $28 US a barrel amid more signs the world is still drowning in excess crude. That put investors in a selling mood in Toronto.

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While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lays out a new approach to the fight against Islamic State, he faces questions about why he is withdrawing Canadian fighter jets from airstrikes.

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As much as Canada's oil industry would like higher prices, Saudi Arabia has other ideas, Paul Haavardsrud writes.

Black hole merger

Scientists will make a much-anticipated announcement Thursday about the hunt for gravitational waves, ripples in space time predicted by Einstein's general theory of relativity 100 years ago, but not yet found. Here's why it might be a really big deal.

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The flag was raised last Friday as part of the UBC Pride Collective's OUTweek activities and was discovered missing on Tuesday morning.

Matt Bartkowski

Bo Horvat had a goal and an assist, Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves and chipped in with an assist, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Charlotte Stephens

A family from Duncan, B.C., visiting Botanical Beach on the west coast of Vancouver Island found a disarticulated foot over the weekend.

Vancouver real estate

"A seller has to think: who is my realtor going to be? ... someone who's going to have lots of open houses and present my property to the market, so that I know I'm going to get the best possible price," says lawyer Timothy Lack.

Oak Bay High School

A top-ranking high school basketball team in the Victoria area has been withdrawn from the finals following allegations of cyberbullying that involved "highly inappropriate images" of one of the players circulating on social media.

El Nino Ocean Comparisons 1997 and 2015

Scientists from NOAA and NASA hope to better understand the El Nino event affecting the west coast of North America by flying into it and dropping instruments into the sea.

Romance wine

On the Coast's Master of Wine Barbara Philip has some recommendations if you want to do a wine tasting at home.

Yukon Blonde

They've come a long way since being that band from the Interior, but Yukon Blonde is paying a visit to where they got their start on their latest tour.

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A woman knocked unconscious by an avalanche that buried her in nearly five feet of snow, survived — dug out within minutes by well-prepared backcountry skiers.

Kelowna

Kelowna mayor Colin Basran maintains the city is in good economic shape, contrary to a report that says the city is second-to-last in Canada when it comes to finding a job.

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Artist-in-residence at TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, aims to bridge the divide between science and society.

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One of the fastest skaters at the Kamloops Long Blades Skating Club put on his first pair of ice skates a less than six months ago.

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Sixty-six suffering dogs were seized from a Langley, B.C., breeder on Feb. 4 in what the SPCA has described as one of the largest puppy mill seizures in the province.

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The B.C government laid out its plans for dealing with Metro Vancouver's housing market in its throne speech on Tuesday — but its outline was short on details.

APTOPIX Financial Markets Wall Street

The price of a barrel of oil slid to its lowest level since September 2003 today, bottoming out below $28 US a barrel amid more signs the world is still drowning in excess crude. That put investors in a selling mood in Toronto.

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Stephen Curry had 35 points, nine assists and six rebounds and the Golden State Warriors relied on a signature putaway fourth quarter to hold off the Houston Rockets 123-110 on Tuesday night.

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The NHL's hockey operations department is taking a look at Nazem Kadri’s throat-slashing gesture towards Mark Giordano after the Flames defenceman stood up the Toronto Maple Leafs centre in the first period of Tuesday night's 4-3 win in Calgary.

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The Ottawa Senators were the only Canadian team not in action last night with the Canadiens and the Flames carrying the momentum of victories while the Oilers, Canucks and Leafs hoped to return to winning ways. Here's how they fared.

Martin Brodeur

The New Jersey Devils retired Martin Brodeur's No. 30 jersey during a pre-game ceremony Tuesday, with the sellout crowd serenading the NHL's winningest goalie and giving the future Hall of Famer a standing ovation that lasted more than two minutes.

Paris reveals logo for 2024 Olympics bid

Paris is competing against Budapest, Rome and Los Angeles. The IOC will choose host city in September 2017.

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats GM/head coach Kent Austin made three moves on Day 1 of CFL free agency, re-signing receiver Andy Fantuz and much sought-after defensive lineman Ted Laurent while adding ex-B.C. Lions linebacker Alex Hoffman-Ellis.

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The Los Angeles Clippers have suspended Blake Griffin four games without pay for punching a team staff member. His salary will be withheld for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand.

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The International Tennis Federation has confirmed that two tennis umpires have been banned and four others are under investigation for corruption.

Andrew Harris

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed six players on the first day of the CFL's free agency — including all-stars in running back Andrew Harris and placekicker Justin Medlock.

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The Ottawa Senators picked up defenceman Dion Phaneuf in a huge trade on Tuesday with Toronto. Here's a by-the-numbers look at their new acquisition.

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Cam Newton isn't apologizing for acting like a "sore loser" after the Super Bowl. "Show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser," Newton said Tuesday as Carolina players cleaned out their lockers at the team's downtown stadium.

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With the departure of captain Dion Phaneuf in Tuesday's trade with Ottawa, the Toronto Maple Leafs will have to decide which player to name their 19th captain.

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded high-priced defenceman Dion Phaneuf to the rival Ottawa Senators as part of a massive deal involving nine players and a draft pick announced Tuesday.

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Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson, the 2015 American League MVP, reportedly has agreed to a two-year contract worth close to $29 million US. The 29-year-old hit .297 with 41 home runs in his first season with Toronto.

Young and Driven

The Canadian women's national soccer team is headed to Houston, Texas, for the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament, and its roster features a lot of new, young and aspiring talent.

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