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At the Vatican's insistence, U.S. Catholic bishops abruptly postponed plans Monday to vote on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis roiling the church.

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As Justin Trudeau and his Canadian delegation arrive in Singapore for his second ASEAN summit Tuesday, they may find this year’s round of Asia-Pacific talks less stressful than they were in 2017.

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A video that shows two refugee children from Eritrea enjoying snow for the first time in Canada is melting hearts on social media.

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Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing the Myanmar leader of perpetuating human rights abuses by not speaking out about violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

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Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture with soaring success at the movie box office, has died at the age of 95.

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An Israeli airstrike on Monday evening destroyed the Gaza City headquarters of Hamas's Al Aqsa TV station, after Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets and mortar shells into southern Israel.

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A couple who named their child after Adolf Hitler were convicted in Britain on Monday for being members of the banned far-right group National Action.

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The NHL and lawyers for retired players say a tentative settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought against the league over head injuries.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a face-time talk with Donald Trump in Paris on Saturday night, and raised the issue of the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs that still have not been lifted despite the successful conclusion of the NAFTA talks.

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Scientists are updating the definition of the kilogram, after years of nursing a sometimes dusty cylinder of metal in a vault outside Paris as the global reference for modern mass.

Election 2018 Florida

Mishaps, protests and litigation are overshadowing the vote recount in Florida's pivotal races for governor and Senate, reviving memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco in the premier political battleground state.

Sidewalk Toronto

On CBC's new daily podcast Front Burner, technology reporter Matthew Braga explains Sidewalk Toronto's plan to create a futuristic neighbourhood in downtown Toronto and why critics are concerned about privacy, intellectual property rights and data collection.

The Jamal I Knew

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadian intelligence officials have listened to a recording of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

AUSTRALIA-STRAWBERRIES/CONTAMINATION

A former strawberry farm supervisor has been accused in court of retaliating over a workplace grievance by putting needles into the fruit, sparking recalls that devastated the Australian industry.

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On Tuesday, Calgarians will let their voices be heard when they head to the polls and vote on whether or not their city should move forward with a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.

Toronto Plaza Hotel

The City of Toronto is putting the brakes on the potential purchase of a financially troubled hotel currently housing some 500 homeless people and asylum seekers, despite quietly making a bid for the facility earlier this year.

Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 21

Modern investigative techniques are being applied to the mysterious unsolved bombing of Canadian Pacific Flight 21, which killed 52 people in B.C. in 1965.

Flu shot

The Public Health Agency of Canada is failing to meet its flu vaccination goals as Canadians continue to balk at rolling up their sleeves.

Rhonda McMillan

An Edmonton woman is speaking out about a two-year battle with her bank to access information about her account after she noticed a questionable transaction.

California Wildfires Photo Gallery

Experts in identifying human remains joined California police and firefighters on Monday in the grim task of sifting through the charred debris of homes destroyed in the most devastating wildfire in state history, searching for hundreds of missing people.

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Abbotsford police are investigating a report of shots fired at the intersection of Ross Road and Simpson Road.

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A B.C. civil liberties group is calling out the federal government for a perceived double standard, questioning how it can appeal a ruling against solitary confinement while at the same time saying it is trying to end the controversial practice.

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"Every member of town council lost their home. Virtually our entire police department... lost their homes," Scott Lotter said.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Delta, B.C.

Trinity Lutheran Church in Delta had two bells until the end of the First World War, when excited parishioners clanged one so hard during armistice celebrations that it cracked.

Port Coquitlam homicide

Elwood Poorman is accused of murdering Jonathon Shingoose on Nov. 4.

Small Block Brewery

In an effort to reduce landfill waste — and also brew a tasty beverage — a Vancouver Island project is using old bread to make beer.

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A cannabis company hopes to build a grow facility in Merritt, replacing jobs lost in a mill closure two years ago.

Lions Gate Bridge

Foreign real estate investment, traffic congestion and environmentalism — it's hard to find a structure that epitomizes Vancouver any more than the Lions Gate Bridge.

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Indigenous women from North America are reflecting on what it means to have the first Native American women voted into U.S. Congress.

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A Boston-based company is launching its mobile app Drizly in Vancouver which promises to deliver beer, wine and spirits to consumers in under 60 minutes.

Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 21

Modern investigative techniques are being applied to the mysterious unsolved bombing of Canadian Pacific Flight 21, which killed 52 people in B.C. in 1965.

Chris Langevin, Kevin Hall and John Langevin

From an uncanny resemblance to the neighbour's child, to a father only described as 'tall and French Canadian' families tell CBC Ottawa their increasingly common stories of finding long lost half-siblings through genealogy searches.

SS Princess Sophia

A new headstone in a Vancouver cemetery pays tribute to a family that perished in one of the worst nautical disasters in West Coast history — a disaster largely forgotten about due to its timing around the end of the First World War.

Two Ernests

A Dutch historical foundation was able to locate the descendent of a young pilot killed in the war and return the airman's ring to him.

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The new city council in Surrey, B.C., is attempting what many local governments before have considered but few have done: replacing its RCMP with a municipal police force.

California Wildfires Photo Gallery

Experts in identifying human remains joined California police and firefighters on Monday in the grim task of sifting through the charred debris of homes destroyed in the most devastating wildfire in state history, searching for hundreds of missing people.

William St. George Voyle Coles

The hidden story of a wartime veteran buried in cemetery in B.C.'s Interior has been unexpectedly revealed after a local historian started digging into the past.

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Imagine producing a bumper crop of a product in high demand around the globe, only to learn you must settle for a discounted price because there's no easy way to get your product to market.

EARNS SAFEWAY

The union for B.C. grocery store employees is accusing a Vancouver worker of unlawfully breaching a membership database in a campaign to spread “hatred, ridicule and contempt” of the leadership.

Walter P. John

Mark Beaven believes the bird is domesticated and may belong to a man living in a van, but also admits he and his family are enjoying the well-behaved bird's company. "We'd hate to see him go."

Sports News

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CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie was planning to talk with the league's board of governors on Tuesday to discuss some business matters. He'll be adding one new item to the agenda for discussion.

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Dwane Casey woke up Monday morning thinking about the Toronto Raptors. But the Detroit Pistons coach said if there was any trepidation about his return to Toronto, it was more about facing the NBA's hottest team and less about being back in the place from which he'd been punted six months ago.

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The opening matches at the ATP Finals led to a debate over whether conditions at the O2 Arena were trickier than in past years. Novak Djokovic ended it.

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The reigning Olympic champion feels lighter, fitter and faster on his skis after tinkering with his diet in the off-season. If his competitors weren't already shuddering after the Canadian's latest dominant season, they should be when they hear Kingsbury is determined to up his game.

Yes and No Olympics

Regardless of the way Calgarians vote, the city's returning officer says Elections Calgary is ready for a high turnout, with more than enough ballots for all eligible voters.

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Former NHL executive Brian Burke offered high praise for commissioner Gary Bettman when speaking to Sophia Jurksztowicz in an interview for the Hockey Night In Canada podcast.

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Welcome to The Buzzer — CBC Sports' daily newsletter. Get up to speed in a hurry on the interesting stuff happening in sports.

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Just like Patrick Roy was the peerless member of the 2006 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees, Martin Brodeur is unequaled among his class. But which legendary goalie stands out as the greatest of all time?

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All-star forward Jimmy Butler is now a member of the Philadelphia 76ers, after they and the Minnesota Timberwolves received approval from the NBA’s office Monday on the terms of the trade that was agreed to over the weekend.

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Brooke Henderson isn't going to cut back on her ambitious golf schedule, even if it makes her climb to the top spot in the LPGA rankings more difficult.

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The NHL and lawyers for retired players say a tentative settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought against the league over head injuries.

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While other superstars have struggled in new locales, Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors are rolling, and they've written off any chemistry questions too.

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Calgarians go to the polls Tuesday, in a plebiscite on whether to pursue the bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The Current spoke to two people from either side of the debate.

calgary-bid

On Tuesday, Calgarians will let their voices be heard when they head to the polls and vote on whether or not their city should move forward with a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.

Virtue, Moir and friends having a blast saying ‘Thank you’ to Canada

CBC Sports' Brenda Irving talks with Canada's star figure skaters about their "Thank You Canada Tour" through 30 Canadian cities.

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Former NBA commissioner David Stern tries to connect with Gary Bettman by phone about once a week. Even he has a tough time keeping track of the NHL commissioner's schedule.

9 facts about this year's Hall of Fame induction...in 90 seconds

The Hockey Hall of Fame will welcome 6 new members, and Rob Pizzo breaks down the 2018 class.

The future of Calgary's Olympic bid

CBC Sports' Scott Russell sits down with Mary Moran, CEO of the group BidCo, on why pursuing the 2026 Olympics is the right decision for not only Calgary, but Canada as a whole.

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CBC Sports host Scott Russell believes Calgarians revere their Olympic history and is convinced they want to get the decision right as to whether or not to bid for 2026 Games. Russell says the future of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games - as well as the important place this kind of sport has in our country - depends on it.

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Willie O'Ree, the NHL's first black player, will be among Monday night's Hockey Hall of Fame inductees in Toronto. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, goalie Martin Brodeur and forwards Martin St. Louis, Jayna Hefford and Alexander Yakushev are the others.

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