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GERMANY EXPLOSION

Police in the southern German city of Ansbach said Monday a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 10 others.

DEM 2016 Platform

Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she is stepping down as Democratic Party chairwoman at the end of this week's convention after coming under fire following the publication of leaked emails suggesting the Democratic National Committee favoured Hillary Clinton in the presidential primaries.

DEM 2016 Philadelphia

Thousands of demonstrators took to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave.

Davud Hanci

Friends of a Calgarian man detained in Turkey on accusations he was a leader of the recent coup attempt say Davud Hanci is innocent — and they're worried for his safety.

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A 21-year-old Syrian refugee killed a woman with a machete and injured two other people on Sunday before being arrested in the southern German city of Reutlingen, a police spokesman said.

Great blue heron oil spill Maidstone, Sask.

Three birds drenched in oil have been brought in for treatment at an animal shelter near the site of a pipeline leak that spilled 200,000 litres of oil and chemicals into the North Saskatchewan River on Thursday.

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A new gene-editing technique with potential to revolutionize cancer treatment has U.S. and Chinese scientists in a race to test it on humans.

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The International Olympic Committee and local organizers held emergency talks Sunday just hours before the sprawling Athletes Village was set to open officially as thousands of athletes arriving for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics could find major plumbing and electrical problems in their rooms.

France Truck Attack

A 31-year-old father of three obsessed with fitness and sex, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel led multiple lives. His darkest side appears to have been his best-kept secret: a calculated, committed jihadi ready to kill scores of people in a French Riviera rampage.

Turkey Military Coup

Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkey's main opposition group, joined by some ruling party members, rallied Sunday in Istanbul to denounce the recent coup attempt — a rare show of unity that belies opposition unease over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown since the failed uprising.

Dani Mathers

Bad behaviour via social network has seemed to reach a boiling point and embroil prominent pop culture figures like Leslie Jones, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. As our online and offline lives intertwine, are we lacking real-world legal consequences for social media offences?

Russian Doping

Russian athletes will not be completely banned from the Rio Olympics, following a decision by the International Olympic Committee's executive board on Sunday. However, the Russian Olympic Committee has been barred from entering athletes who have ever been sanctioned for doping.

Trump

We should perhaps not regard the roiling American political scene with great smugness. By comparison, Canada is a sanctuary of pleasant reasonableness. But we are not quite an invulnerable place of perfect enlightenment.

HMS Erebus

Inuit have asked the new Liberal government to ensure they have co-ownership of artifacts recovered by divers from the sunken wreck of HMS Erebus, a Sir John Franklin ship discovered in 2014. In the meantime, Canadian negotiations are in discussions with the Royal Navy about which of those objects Britain will own permanently.

APTOPIX DEM 2016 Sanders

Some loyal Bernie Sanders voters have organized multiple events and rallies in support of the failed Democratic presidential nominee in Philadelphia to coincide with the party's convention. "Bernie or Bust" adherents say there is no way they will vote for Hillary Clinton.

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Canadian rock band fronted by Gord Downie — who has terminal brain cancer — takes stage for first of 2 shows in Vancouver at Rogers Arena starting Sunday night.

Irrelevant Show - Dueling Texts

As the city of Toronto moves towards putting a ban on using a cellphone while walking in crosswalks and on roadways, Vancouver city councillor Geoff Meggs says he would like to see a similar ban here.

English Bay garbage seagull 23 July 2016

Sunday morning's first beach-goers to English Bay probably noticed nothing except clean, groomed sand, but hours before, city crews had to toil to pick up after those fireworks spectators who didn't heed the call to take their trash away.

Missing Boater Richmond

Officers say the 10-foot boat's kill switch was engaged, meaning the operator could have fallen overboard.

Mideast Iran Artist

Celebrated Canadian-Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli — who was barred from leaving Iran three weeks ago — said though he has been allowed to return to Vancouver, he intends to still do work in Iran in the future.

Blue sky

Daisy Xiong, 24, says the blue sky she enjoys in Vancouver never appeared in her hometown of Wuhan, China.

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The WK Gardens was once a popular Chinese restaurant in Vancouver’s Chinatown that hosted special dinners for notable figures like former Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson and was visited by stars like actor Gary Cooper and Frank Sinatra.

Tyler

Twenty-three-year-old Tyler Born is determined to beat the cerebral palsy that's caused him to walk with a serious limp his entire life, and he's documenting his progress on YouTube.

PAUL HUGHES

Paul Hughes’ pile of belongings caught fire in a yard outside his landlord’s house early Sunday morning. Fire crews prevented it from spreading to the main house.

GLF Canadian Open 20160723

B.C. amateur golfer Jared du Toit could make history in the final round of the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday. Du Toit, a 21-year-old from Kimberley, finished yesterday's third round at 2-under par and into a tie for second in the tournament.

Trump

We should perhaps not regard the roiling American political scene with great smugness. By comparison, Canada is a sanctuary of pleasant reasonableness. But we are not quite an invulnerable place of perfect enlightenment.

Air Miles Rewards expiry

In the race to redeem their Air Miles before they expire, collectors are expressing frustrations about limited rewards options. Many are upset they can't access cash rewards like gift cards.

Missing White Rock girl Hailey McLelland

Officers say Hailey Grace Elizabeth McClelland has been found and is safe.

Surrey shooting - July 23

One man is dead and another is wounded after what investigators believe to be a targeted shooting late Saturday night in Surrey.

Celebration of Light July 23 2016

The team from the Netherlands was the first to thrill onlookers at the Honda Celebration of Light, which will see up to 500,000 people squeeze into Vancouver's West End each night for three separate fireworks shows.

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Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place on Sunday — with their names etched on plaques at the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Canada, ranked 10th in the world, left on the heels of a 1-0 win over No. 12 China last Wednesday and a 1-0 loss to No. 3 France on Saturday. Herdman thought his players deserved a better fate against the French.

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Canada's Milos Raonic doesn't feel any type of relief now that world No. 2 Andy Murray won't be in attendance at this week's Rogers Cup.

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Jhonattan Vegas rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour victory, birdieing the final three holes at Glen Abbey for an 8-under 64 and one-stroke victory.

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J.A. Happ and three relievers combined on a one-hitter, Edwin Encarnacion hit a solo home run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 on Sunday, avoiding a three-game sweep.

Hayley Wickenheiser

Hayley Wickenheiser takes to Twitter alongside fellow Canadian athletes Jean-Luc Brassard, Adam van Koeverden and Catriona Le May Doan to voice their doubts on the IOC's call to have individual sport federations determine whether Russian athletes are fit to compete at Rio 2016.

Eugenie Bouchard

Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard has officially announced she will compete in the Rio Olympics, confirming her attendance almost a month after being named to the national team.

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British cyclist Chris Froome has won his second straight Tour de France title, and his third in four years.

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Three-time Rogers Cup champion Serena Williams has pulled out of the tournament because of a shoulder inflammation.

SALE-CHRIS-26-06-2016

White Sox pitcher Chris Sale was a late scratch Saturday after a "clubhouse incident before the game," which reportedly involved Sale slicing up throwback jerseys with a knife beacuse he found them uncomfortable.

men's 8

The Canadian national rowing program stunned many observers by instead choosing to split the resources into two boats — a quadruple sculls and a four — with the aim of doubling both the medal haul and subsequent funding from Own the Podium.

russia-nonban

Fans and athletes aired their grievances with the IOC's decision against banning all Russian athletes from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

athlete village

The International Olympic Committee and local organizers held emergency talks Sunday just hours before the sprawling Athletes Village was set to open officially as thousands of athletes arriving for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics could find major plumbing and electrical problems in their rooms.

Russian Doping

Russian athletes will not be completely banned from the Rio Olympics, following a decision by the International Olympic Committee's executive board on Sunday. However, the Russian Olympic Committee has been barred from entering athletes who have ever been sanctioned for doping.

Athletes compete at the 2016 Canadian Track and Field Championships.

Competing in an American Track League event in Houston, Andre De Grasse beat out former world record-holder Asafa Powell, of Jamaica, over 100 metres. The 21-year-old Markham, Ont., sprinter raced to a 10.02 second result into a 0.3 metres-per-second head wind.

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