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Trump Security Clearance

Former CIA director John Brennan said Sunday that he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent U.S. President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances.

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The Brazilian government plans to send troops to the border town of Pacaraima after residents there attacked Venezuelan migrants.

Trump Manafort Trial

U.S. President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type RAT," making reference to the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon.

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Buyers who have to provide personal information to purchase recreational pot online after legalization this fall should be able to rely on existing laws to protect their privacy but the issue needs to be watched closely to ensure regulations are obeyed and mistakes are avoided, experts say.

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A fragmented system that makes British Columbia responsible for regional districts but gives the federal government authority for First Nations is hampering Indigenous groups in the wildfire fight, community leaders say.

India Monsoon Flooding

Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state.

INDONESIA EARTHQUAKE

Strong earthquakes jolted the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, causing power blackouts, landslides and damage to buildings, as the island tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people.

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CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer news you need from the week, including how Google apps track you, what alternatives Western communities will be left with once Greyhound leaves and Airbnb's willingness to be regulated.

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Iran's foreign minister said on Sunday that a newly established Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department aims to overthrow the Iranian state, but it would fail.

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The use of hydrogen is still in its infancy, but the potential is significant for how one of the most abundant elements in the world could change the country's transportation, electricity and energy sectors.

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A traditional Indigenous sport is growing in popularity in Canada with young horse riders who are finding a new purpose in life.

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The pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong is a far cry from the one that blocked busy streets four years ago. The tone in the streets today is one of resignation, not rebellion, as the governments of China and Hong Kong make it clear they have little patience for dissent.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met outside Berlin on Saturday for talks ranging from the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, to Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn U.S. ire.

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Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary general, has died.

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Just over a week after they were killed in the line of duty along with two civilians, Fredericton police Constables Robb Costello and Sara Burns were honoured in a regimental funeral before over 1,000 family members, friends, first responders and dignitaries, following a street procession that attracted hundreds on a rain-swept day.

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Some scientists believe human activity and technology have pushed us into a new geological epoch called the Anthropocene. What they still need to figure out is exactly when this turning point began. A team of researchers believes Crawford Lake west of Toronto has preserved the answer.

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Space exploration may not quite be the final frontier of co-operation between Canada and Russia — but it's close, writes Chris Brown.

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A misconception I often hear is that if cannabis addiction is real, it must only be psychologically addicting, not physically addicting. This is not true.

APPLE-STOCKS/TRILLION

Bell and Rogers say new rules mandating that Canadian carriers sell unlocked phones have triggered a rise in phone thefts. But their submission to the CRTC is short on numbers and details.

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Grammar warriors rejoice: the Department of Justice says it will start reporting every grammatical and typographical error it corrects in federal legislation after receiving a strongly-worded letter from a member of the public.

BC News

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Wolverine teaming up with Sailor Moon sounds like a bad piece of internet fan fiction but that’s exactly what’s going down in Victoria starting Sunday.

NEWZEALAND-ELECTION/TRADE

While New Zealand’s just-passed foreign buyer ban is getting a positive reception from some in B.C., an economist in the southern hemisphere is calling it misguided.

Max the dog

At 12-years-old, Max the yellow lab is retiring from the Prince George RCMP's victim services program.

Wildfires BC 20180816

A fragmented system that makes British Columbia responsible for regional districts but gives the federal government authority for First Nations is hampering Indigenous groups in the wildfire fight, community leaders say.

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"This is just one of the parts that we're working on to make sure our community is able to participate fully in society."

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Backcountry trails are virtually unregulated in B.C.'s provincial parks — no fees and no bookings required.

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Colorado had a four-year head start when it comes to enforcing driving under the influence laws in a legalized cannabis state. The state's highway safety manager talks about ways Canada can learn from that.

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The Fair at Vancouver's Pacific National Exhibition opened on Saturday, delighting thousands of people with its deep-fried foods, rides and barn animals.

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Midfielder Daniel Royer scored twice, his second coming in the 90th minute, as the New York Red Bulls battled to a 2-2 draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.

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Jeremie White was 20-years-old when he decided that he was the graphic designer who could offer the Canucks the updated jersey they didn't even know they wanted.

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U.S. researchers have examined samples gathered from an ailing three-year orca swimming off the West Coast, and say a parasite may be the reason the young killer whale is so thin.

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James Franklin's one-yard TD run with under three minutes remaining rallied the Toronto Argonauts to an exciting 24-23 win over the B.C. Lions on Saturday afternoon.

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The Burrard Bridge, Point Grey Road and Union Street all saw an all-time highest number of cyclists in July.

Kimberley evacuation alert

Kimberley, B.C., remains under an evacuation alert for a second day as the Meachen Creek wildfire burns to the west.

Anas Qartoumeh

Anas Qartoumeh is a gay Syrian refugee who fled his country in 2015 to escape the ongoing civil war, which has killed hundreds of thousands and displaced millions. He was also fleeing Syria's ultra-conservative culture, which forced him to keep his homosexuality a secret.

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Though calls to name an iconic Rocky Mountain peak in Ha Ling's honour go back as far as his legendary 1886 ascent, the name "Chinaman's Peak" stuck for more than a century, even as the term came to be seen as a racial slur. A new documentary on the peak explores the story — and the politics of place names more generally.

B.C. Wildfire/northern lights.

Smoke from hundreds of wildfires burning across B.C. has left virtually all of the province in a haze.

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Caravan Theatre has been filling seats and delighting audience on its 80-acre farm for forty years. But over the last two years, audience numbers are slipping.

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WindSwimmer was blown off its Kits Pool perch in 2015 and although the artist who created it is thrilled to see it back up, he wonders why it took so long.

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Hidden below the streets of downtown Vancouver, under decades of asphalt, there's a layer of history that reminds us how the City of Glass used to be built of wood — and paved with it too.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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Top-ranked Simona Halep let a match point slip away in the second-set tiebreaker, and Kiki Bertens rallied for a 2-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2 victory and the Western & Southern Open title on Sunday in Cincinnati.

Canadian Robert Wickens involved in terrifying crash at Pocono Raceway

Guelph, Ontario's Robert Wickens was taken to hospital after a violent crash at the IndyCar ABC Supply 500. Teammate and fellow Canadian James Hinchcliffe was also involved in the crash.

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Canada's Robert Wickens went soaring into the fence at Pocono Raceway in a scary wreck that brought Sunday's IndyCar race to a halt.

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The Edmonton Oilers signed free-agent forward Scottie Upshall to a professional tryout on Sunday.

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Ben Flanagan, a 23-year-old distance runner from Kitchener, Ont., continued to beat the odds Sunday morning, becoming the first Canadian — male or female — to win in the 46 years of the Falmouth Road Race in the coastal town on Cape Cod, Mass.

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On Saturday night at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, one of those magical, dreamlike sporting moments became a reality for Canada’s sluggers at Volunteer Stadium.

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The Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday placed right-hander Marcus Stroman on the 10-day disabled list with a blister on his right middle finger.

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In what turned into a three hour and 20 minute thriller, Canada found a way defeat Spain 2-1 in the 10th inning to stay alive at the Little League World Series in Williamsport.

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Brandt Snedeker is bracing for a long last day at the Wyndham Championship after play was suspended because of severe weather.

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Neepawa has won the 128th running of the Breeders' Stakes. Jerome Lermyte rode Neepawa to victory in the third and final jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown on Saturday.

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Canada’s hopes for a medal at beach volleyball's FIVB World Tour Finals in Hamburg, Germany, were spiked on Saturday when Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson lost two sets to one to Barbora Hermannova and Marketa Slukova of the Czech Republic.

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Canadian basketball phenom R.J. Barrett has seemingly always played at a level ahead of most guys his age. So it should be no surprise that Barrett — after reclassifying to attend college a year early — shined in his Duke Blue Devils debut with a game-high 34 and 35 points respectively in their first two pre-season games.

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Spend a couple of days around Team Canada at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., and one thing becomes very evident — the Whalley Little Leaguers have become one big family.

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The news of four Canadians qualifying Saturday for the Diamond League track and field finals later this month was overshadowed by the performance of Brandon McBride, who failed to advance in the 800 metres after recently setting the national record.

WORLD SERIES

Stories abound of the players and coaches who brought back-to-back World Series championships to Toronto in the 1990s.

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It was as if everything changed for Dio Gama the second he stepped into Canada three years ago to reunite with his family.

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Follow CBC Sports reporter Devin Heroux's live dispatches as he covers Dio Gama and the Canadian team from Whalley, B.C., throughout the opening weekend of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.

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Dio Gama's baseball dream is becoming a reality after all — just when it looked like the 13-year-old baseball star wouldn't be donning the maple leaf at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.

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The issue of concussions in football, specifically in the CFL, is once again in the spotlight after Montreal quarterback Johnny Manziel took a hellacious hit during last Saturday's game against Ottawa.

Hayley Wickenheiser discusses decision to donate brain to concussion research

CBC's Heather Hiscox goes one-on-one with Hayley Wickenheiser about her decision to donate her brain to concussion research.

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