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A Canadian and a Briton charged with vandalism for spray painting graffiti on a wall in northern Thailand face up to 10 years in prison if found guilty, police said on Friday.

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A Calgary jury has found Jennifer and Jeromie Clark guilty of criminal negligence causing death and failure to provide the necessaries of life for the 2013 death of their toddler son, John.

Missing Writer Fearful Dissidents

It's been more than two weeks since Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi writer living in the U.S., disappeared. Here's a look back at the case, which began when the 59-year-old writer walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Oldest Fossil

Discovered in Greenland and said to be 3.7 billion years old, what were billed as the oldest fossils on Earth may just be some rocks, according to a new study.

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Former prime minister Brian Mulroney — whose government once introduced legislation continuing to classify marijuana in the same category as heroin — has not only become a born-again weed evangelical, but now says Canada is poised to influence the rest of the world to join the cannabis bandwagon.

Elina Childs

When Edmontonians lined up to buy cannabis from retail stores on Wednesday, Girl Guide Elina Childs saw a business opportunity.

Central America Migrant Caravan

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Trump threatens to call in army to defend border against immigrant caravan; the tricky issue of pot pardons for past convictions; tough questions about Calgary's Olympic bid

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The parents of a young British-Canadian man accused of being a member of ISIS have written an open letter to members of Parliament challenging what they claim are “lies” about their son being repeated by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer.

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A majority of first-time homebuyers say they maxed out their budgets when they bought their homes, according to a survey released today by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.

Afghanistan Gen. Abdul Raziq Kandahar

Three top Kandahar province officials have been killed by their own guards in an attack at a security meeting that also wounded three U.S. troops, Afghan officials say.

Central America Migrant Caravan

President Donald Trump said Thursday he would deploy the U.S. military and close the border if Mexico did not move to halt large groups of migrants headed for the United States from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Cara Kennedy

Servers and bartenders now have one more responsibility on their plate — detecting cannabis impairment before letting the booze flow. But there's a new concern about increased liability for waiters now that recreational marijuana is legal in Canada.

Danny Smyth

"Indigenous women were were not treated with the respect and dignity they deserve," said Danny Smyth.

Shawna Cormier

Cannabis sales were brisk around New Brunswick on the first day of legalized retailing, despite prices on many products that appeared to be the highest in Canada.

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A year after hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled what the UN calls a military-led campaign of violence with genocidal intent in Myanmar, the government says it wants them to come home. Few are taking it up on the offer.

Mark Knopfler and Marcus Mumford

Managers of popular musical acts such as Mumford & Sons, Mark Knopfler, Radiohead and the Pixies are blasting Ticketmaster over its secretive partnership with scalpers that was exposed in a recent CBC News investigation.

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A call from a Canadian Senate committee to follow the U.S. lead in cutting corporate taxes comes just as the hazards of that policy loom larger south of the border.

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The Liberal government's announcement that it will expedite the processing of pardons for people with minor cannabis-related crimes is welcome news to quite literally tens of thousands of Canadians who have been convicted of possession offences.

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From devastating wildfires to massive storms, the extreme weather this year has been a reminder that climate change is already happening — and we think that's worth talking about. Sign up for our new environmental newsletter, What on Earth?.

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U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday that it "certainly looks" like Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who has been missing since Oct. 2, is dead.

BC News

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Carole James, Andrew Weaver

The NDP government has reached an agreement with the B.C. Greens to ensure the new speculation and vacancy tax on housing won't be voted down as it moves through the legislative process.

ABBOTSFORD SHOOTING

Abbotsford police are on the scene of a fatal shooting in South Fraser Way at Clearbrook Road.

BC votes

Here's where — and how — you can tune in.

Vancouver condos, towers, apartments, high-rises, density, real estate

SFU's Andy Yan says demographics, affordability and development have brought major changes to the city's the electorate in just 10 years.

Warning

Police confirm two reports of fatal dog poisonings, believe toxic mushrooms to blame.

Rare Pine Bunting

It's believed the pine bunting has never been seen south of Alaska — until this week.

LNG Canada

In the aftermath of the announcement on Oct. 2 that Kitimat's $40-billion liquefied natural gas project will be going ahead, a local real estate agent says the community's housing market has taken off in a "fast and furious" way.

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New Westminster police handed out more than 60 violation tickets during a three day traffic safety blitz.

Mike Harcourt

Former B.C. premier and Vancouver mayor Mike Harcourt talks about the last week of the election campaign, the need for new blood, and voting strategies.

Leaf Compassion Cannabis Dispensary

The owners of the Port Alberni Cannabis Club and Leaf Compassion Cannabis Dispensary have both been ticketed.

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4,500 Hydro customers lose power for four hours after poles cut in Gates Park

Vancouver City Hall

In addition to electing the next city council, park board and school board on Oct. 20, Vancouver voters will be asked if they approve of the city borrowing $300 million for upcoming capital projects at the ballot box.

“In Dreams” – Roy Orbison

Holograms are no longer a futuristic idea. They're here and could affect our lives in dramatic ways.

Canadian Tire incident

After a standoff that’s lasted for nearly two years, a judge has ordered seven Vancouver officers to co-operate with investigators probing a fatal police shooting.

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The crash happened near Ross Street just after 6 a.m.

Son of the Blob

A meteorologist says unseasonably warm weather in B.C. is once again causing a large area of the Pacific Ocean to heat up considerably, emulating a phenomenon from past years known as the “blob.”

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Two people have been charged after British Columbia's Conservation Officer Service says they posted photos of themselves on social media hand feeding Timbits and hot dogs to bears.

Fall Foliage Autumn Leaves Beauty Shot

It's day 7 of sunshine in Metro Vancouver and the forecast calls for more sunny days before the rain arrives on Tuesday.

Sports News

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Connor McDavid set up Leon Draisaitl for the overtime winner as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2 in their home opener on Thursday.

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David Price put his post-season woes behind him, pitching the Boston Red Sox back into another World Series with a 4-1 victory over the defending champion Houston Astros on Thursday night.

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Patrik Laine and Bryan Little each scored power-play goals as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday.

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Ryan Vandervlis of the Lethbridge Hurricanes was one of three people who were injured in the June 15 fire.

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Matt Murray made 38 saves for his first shutout of the season as the Pittsburgh Penguins snapped Toronto's five-game winning streak with a stifling 3-0 victory over the high-flying Maple Leafs on Thursday night.

Connor McDavid: 9 record setting points in 90 seconds

Connor McDavid rewrote the record book this week by factoring in on the first 9 goals of the Oilers season. Rob Pizzo gives you a second look at his historical start to the season.

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Olympic gold medallist Chandra Crawford was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Thursday, joined by Alexandre Despatie, Damon Allen, Dave Keon, Jeff Adams, the late Mary Baker, Dr. Sandra Kirby and Wilton Littlechild.

HNIC Podcast: Don Koharski on his famous ‘donut’ battle with Jim Schoenfeld

Check out this preview of Rob Pizzo's conversation with the former NHL referee on the Hockey Night in Canada Podcast, which can be streamed on CBCSports.ca or wherever you get your podcasts.

Rugby Sevens

The Canadian women rugby sevens open their season Saturday (CBCSports.ca, 12:30 p.m. ET) in Glendale, Colo. The U.S. stop is the first of six on the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series, which this season comes with the promise of Olympic qualification for the top four finishers.

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Gymnast Emma Spence was named Team Canada’s flag-bearer for the 2018 Youth Olympics closing ceremony in Buenos Aires, the Canadian Olympic committee announced on Thursday.

Athletics Kenya Corruption

Running great Kip Keino has handed himself over to police and is under arrest following allegations he and six other Kenyan sports and government officials embezzled and misappropriated more than $545,000 US set aside for their team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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With Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews both off to hot starts to the NHL season, many hockey fans are choosing sides in a familiar debate: who's the best player in the world? Count Sidney Crosby in the McDavid camp.

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Cam Levins, who considered ending his competitive running career after July 2016 surgery on his left ankle, will make his marathon debut Sunday in Toronto (CBCSports.ca, 8:45 a.m. ET).

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Referees take centre ice this week on the HNIC Podcast. Why would they choose their line of work? When everything goes perfectly, and they do their job as well as it can be done, theoretically, they go unnoticed. That's the best scenario.

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The road to the next Olympic Winter Games may have Beijing as its ultimate destination, but, as Scott Russell writes, the curtain goes up on the winter sport season with one overarching story dominating the winter sport narrative: Will Calgary take the plunge and bid for the Olympics in 2026?

US International Figure Skating

At the start of any post-Olympic Grand Prix season, the question always is about the new names of skaters who could leapfrog to the head of the pack.

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Watch live coverage from the 2018 World Curling Tour: Men's Masters Champéry in Switzerland.

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CBC Sports will offer live-streaming coverage of the Canad Inns Women's Curling Classic from Portage la Prairie, Man., continuing on Friday at 11 a.m. ET.

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Watch live coverage from the 2018 World Curling Tour: Paf Women's Masters in Finland.

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Twenty five years ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs came within an eyelash of making the Stanley Cup Final. Cliff Fletcher, the architect of that club, isn’t making any guarantees, but he certainly loves the exciting direction of this current high-flying edition.

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