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Russia socialite Ksenia Sobchak declares presidential bid

October 18, 2017 - 5:39pm
The Kremlin welcomes her candidacy while commentators say it may split the opposition.
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Rohingya crisis: Refugees tell of 'house by house' killings

October 18, 2017 - 5:32pm
Refugees continue to pour into Bangladesh, adding to the world's fastest-growing humanitarian crisis.
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National icon

October 18, 2017 - 5:20pm
When the Tragically Hip lead singer said he was suffering from terminal brain cancer, Canada grieved, because the band mined the nation's cultural mythology.
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McKayla Maroney: Olympic gymnast 'abused' by Larry Nassar

October 18, 2017 - 5:09pm
London 2012 gold medallist McKayla Maroney says she was sexually abused by a former USA gymnastics doctor.
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Awkward moments as Sessions questioned by Senate

October 18, 2017 - 5:07pm
The US attorney general appears lost for words as he fields questions connected to the Russia probe.
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Trump NFL row: NFL won't make players stand for anthem

October 18, 2017 - 4:58pm
The league commissioner says players should stand, but stopped short of imposing a rule.
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Trump was insensitive in call to widow - soldier's mother

October 18, 2017 - 4:50pm
The mother of a US soldier who was killed in action says the president showed "disrespect".
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Tearful Trudeau mourns Canada rock icon

October 18, 2017 - 3:44pm
The Canadian prime minister pays tribute to the Tragically Hip frontman as "one of the best of us".
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Malta PM 'shocked' by Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder

October 18, 2017 - 1:34pm
Joseph Muscat said he was "flabbergasted" when he heard Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bomb.
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Sunwing flyer sues because he got sparkling wine not champagne

October 18, 2017 - 1:25pm
The plaintiff says champagne was promised in the brochure; the airline calls the lawsuit "frivolous".
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Quebec bans niqab for public services with neutrality law

October 18, 2017 - 1:08pm
The Canadian province passes a religious neutrality law on face coverings.
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Trump denies 'insensitive' remarks to soldier's widow

October 18, 2017 - 1:05pm
The US president says he has "proof" he did not make insensitive remarks to a dead soldier's wife.
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California hepatitis A outbreak death toll climbs to 19

October 18, 2017 - 12:50pm
The disease has wreaked havoc on the state's homeless population, who experts say are vulnerable.
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Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie has died at 53

October 18, 2017 - 12:33pm
The Canadian band's singer passes away at the age of 53 after a battle with terminal cancer.
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Somali bomb victims

October 18, 2017 - 12:27pm
A Facebook page is helping to identify those killed or missing in Somalia's deadliest terror attack in a decade.
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Brazil minister: Amazon deforestation 'drops by 16%'

October 18, 2017 - 11:53am
Deforestation is down compared to last year but still higher than in 2012, when it was at its lowest.
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Wanted man surrenders after police complete his Facebook challenge

October 18, 2017 - 11:36am
A man who had been on the run hands himself in after police completed his Facebook challenge.
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Trump's latest travel ban blocked by second federal judge

October 18, 2017 - 10:53am
Another court says the policy "resembles President Trump's earlier description of the Muslim ban".
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Syria war: UN says it is ready to go into Raqqa

October 18, 2017 - 10:18am
Aid groups warn of a growing humanitarian crisis after IS is driven out of the city.
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Kenya election official Roselyn Akombe flees to US

October 18, 2017 - 9:46am
Roselyn Akombe says she fears for her life ahead of next week's presidential election re-run.
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