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Somali child refugee Abdoul Abdi fights for citizenship

Ottawa will not pursue the deportation of a former child refugee and convicted criminal to Somalia, according to Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale.

Trump Manafort Ukraine Lobbying

Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.

Las Vegas Shooting

MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.

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Justice Edward Morgan of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has dealt a blow to the CRA's political-activity audits of charities, ruling that part of the Income Tax Act infringes on the constitutional right to freedom of expression. The ruling is a victory for a small Ottawa charity that had been facing deregistration and for the sector.

South Africa Obama Mandela Speech

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

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A funeral will be held in Texas this weekend for three members of a Calgary family killed in a head-on crash there last Saturday, while another service will take place at a Sikh temple back in Calgary in the coming weeks.

Watching Netflix

Netflix stocks initially fell more than 14 per cent Tuesday after the company announced it added fewer subscribers in the second quarter than analysts were expecting. But analysts are calling the results a hiccup.


After outrage over his failure to hold Russia accountable for interfering in the 2016 U.S. election during a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russia did in fact meddle in the election.

Britain Royals Mandela

A fondness for Canadian fashion apparently hasn't waned for Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex. The former Toronto resident was photographed Tuesday wearing a sleeveless trench dress by the Calgary brand Nonie.


Rating agency Moody's raised its credit ratings outlook on Canada's major banks on Tuesday, just over 14 months after it lowered the ratings citing high debt levels and soaring house prices.

Monika Schaefer believes Holocaust was a lie.

A civil liberties group is urging the Canadian government to end the "unjust and immoral" imprisonment of Monika Schaefer, a German-Canadian woman on trial in Germany for publishing videos denying the Holocaust.

Main Street Family Medical Centre

Thousands of people who underwent minor surgery at a Stittsville medical clinic over the last 15 years were at a higher risk of infection because of improperly cleaned medical equipment, health officials say.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau avoided calling out U.S. President Donald Trump by name over his behaviour during Monday's controversial news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. But, unlike Trump, he had harsh words for the Russian president.

Jupiter Juno

Astronomers looking for a proposed planet beyond Pluto instead found 12 new moons around Jupiter, with one they refer to as an 'oddball.'

GB Hand-Pulled Noodles

Canadians are eating less beef, drinking less milk and soda, and eating more flour-based carbs than they did 50 years ago, food data analyzed by CBC shows.


In the face of a geopolitical menace in the form of Russia, critics warn that U.S. President Donald Trump's refusal to publicly denounce Russian leader Vladimir Putin for interference in the 2016 election heralds the beginning of an era of American 'surrender.'

data breach carepartners story cbc investigates

The detailed medical histories and contact information of possibly tens of thousands of home-care patients in Ontario are allegedly being held for ransom by thieves who recently raided the computer systems of a health-care provider.

Dellen Millard

If Dellen Millard is found guilty of killing his father, he will be barred from accessing his inheritance — and that could be bad news for the people who are suing him.

Lasia Kretzel fake news refugee

A photo from a Saskatoon rally welcoming Syrian refugees is getting huge shares on social media, but for all the wrong reasons.

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Hot office worker

Shorts in the office, sandals in the boardroom — with heat warnings hitting many parts of British Columbia, some are questioning what’s appropriate to wear in the office while still beating the weather.

Death cap mushroom Amanita phalloides

Death cap mushrooms have been spotted in the Uplands and Cedar Hill areas, Island Health said in a statement. If ingested, they can cause illness or even death.

hell's angels

As many as 300 Hells Angels club members and other outlaw motorcycle gang members are expected to descend on Vancouver Island this weekend.

buntzen lake

Coquitlam Search and Rescue is responding to a report of a missing male swimmer in Buntzen Lake in Anmore, B.C.

Doug McCallum - Surrey Mayoral Debate - Nov. 4, 2014

The municipal political shakeup in Surrey, B.C., continues as candidates jump in, out and around the ring leading up to October's election.


Some Realtors say centralized air conditioning used to be considered a luxury, but with hot summers appearing to be the new normal in Metro Vancouver, they say it's becoming non-negotiable.

Brody Van Velze

Brody Van Velze had his first drink at 14, took his first party drugs at 16. By 18, he was in a detox centre. Now, the 19-year-old is drug-free and speaking out in support of a proposed youth treatment facility in Chilliwack.

Innovation district mock-up

Councillors decided to defer any decision-making on the Maplewood Innovation District until after the fall municipal election.

Tarsem Singh Gill, alleged B.C. fraudster, gets new trial

Two infamous Vancouver landlords have launched a legal battle against an accused real estate fraudster and another businessman, alleging an unpaid loan of more than $2 million.

Delta crash

ICBC is launching an online tool to refresh drivers' knowledge in the wake of stats that reveal crashes in B.C. are at an all-time high.

Jordan Carbery

Jordan Carbery is celebrating, despite suffering a ripped scalp and a chewed abdomen. He knows it could have been worse.

Parking meter downtown Vancouver

Drivers in Vancouver will now be able to leave their car parked overnight at meters and pay in advance for parking the next morning.

City of Kelowna waterfront

The City of Kelowna is looking to Vancouver and Victoria as it drafts regulations around short term rentals.

pontoon boat

A fun afternoon cooling down on a river near Grand Forks, B.C., turned into a frightening ordeal for three tubers who nearly drowned when their floaties got pulled into a current and capsized.


A young visitor to B.C. has died in a fall from a waterfall at Golden Ears Provincial Park, while a local man who tried to save him is expected to survive.


Students on the BCIT campus in Burnaby are being credited with capturing a man who was allegedly taking cellphone pictures of women in a washroom.

Vancouver snow globe

A Vancouver Island man has been found guilty of sucker-punching his neighbour with a snow globe on Christmas Day 2016.

Jupiter Juno

Astronomers looking for a proposed planet beyond Pluto instead found 12 new moons around Jupiter, with one they refer to as an 'oddball.'

Menorca Mother and Son

An elderly and ailing woman who fled the Philippines has been granted refugee status in Canada — the Immigration and Refugee Board ruling she is a "person in need of protection" from her former church, the "Iglesia Ni Cristo."

Lasia Kretzel fake news refugee

A photo from a Saskatoon rally welcoming Syrian refugees is getting huge shares on social media, but for all the wrong reasons.

Sports News

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Houston teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches from the Los Angeles Dodgers' Ross Stripling to start the 10th inning, part of a record 10 long balls in all, and the American League beat the NL 8-6 Tuesday night to extend its All-Star Game winning streak to six.


Baseball does not have a problem with Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna returning from a domestic violence suspension while a legal charge could remain pending.


Increase won’t impact property taxes as it will be paid for out of corporate savings.

Ghislaine Landry overcomes adversity with coach's assistance

Landry is the career points leader in the Women's Rugby Sevens World Series.


Kevin Crowley had a goal and three assists as Canada wrapped up preliminary-round play with a 13-7 win over Australia on Tuesday at the world lacrosse championship in Israel.


All eyes are on Baltimore shortstop Manny Machado as baseball’s July 31 non-waiver trade deadline nears, but other big names could be on the move. Would the Dodgers acquire a rental player like Brian Dozier? Should Boston deal with the Blue Jays to fill a rotation need?


The optimism surrounding yet another attempt at CFL expansion to Atlantic Canada has been extremely cautious. But the next four to six weeks could determine if a 10th CFL team becomes reality.


Football Federation Australia has responded cautiously to reports Usain Bolt hopes to play for the Central Coast Mariners in the A-League.


The 2020 Olympics are more than two years away, but this week's swimming trials in Edmonton choose the team that will compete in the Pan Pacific Championships, Aug. 9-12 in Tokyo, in a Summer Games test run for Canada.


Hall of Famer and former NFL receiver Terrell Owens has activated a 10-day window to receive a contract offer from the Edmonton Eskimos by July 24 or force the CFL team to relinquish his rights.

Thailand Cave

The 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital and hold a news conference Wednesday to satisfy huge media interest in their story, a government official said.


Bryce Harper has won the Home Run Derby in his home ballpark, providing another memory to Nationals fans in what could be his final season in Washington.


For a moment, the announcers at the recent Canadian track and field championships thought Bismark Boateng had won the tightest 100-metre final in the history of the meet. And so did Boateng.


Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will bat sixth for the National League in Tuesday's MLB all-star game in his home ballpark at Washington. Teammate Max Scherzer will take the mound for the NL while Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale will start for the American League.


The Calgary Flames have signed restricted free-agent forward Elias Lindholm to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $4.85 million US.


An Alberta player with the Western Hockey League who was seriously burned while hanging out at a backyard firepit is out of intensive care.


In a recent video posted to Instagram, Adam Hadwin was preparing for this week's British Open by hitting balls in his backyard in Phoenix. It may seem counterproductive, climate-wise, except it was during an Arizona monsoon — and the Canadian golfer was there in full rain-gear, smiling away.

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 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.


Ray Emery was an accomplished goalie, but he took as much glee in dropping his gloves to batter an opponent as he did in making a key game-saving stop to keep his team in front.

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