• Obama to Bill Clinton after Peres funeral: 'Let's go!'

    President Barack Obama was left cooling his heels after attending the funeral for Israel's Shimon Peres as former President Bill Clinton chatted on the tarmac. At one point, Obama yells, "Bill, let's go." He claps his hands to get Clinton's attention and motions for Clinton to come aboard.

    The Canadian Press
  • Man charged after body of Japanese student found at downtown Vancouver mansion

    Vancouver police have confirmed one man has been charged after the body of missing Japanese student Natsumi Kogawa was found at a mansion in Vancouver's West End. Kogawa's body was discovered at the historic downtown building known as the Gabriola Mansion shortly before 7 p.m. on Wednesday. William Victor Schneider, 48, was arrested in Vernon, B.C., just before midnight the same day and charged with indignity to a human body.

    CBC
  • Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively welcome their second child

    The Cafe Society star and Ryan, 39, have made it no secret that they would like to expand their family. Likewise, Ryan told Details magazine earlier this year, "We'd love to have a big family. In August, Blake celebrated her baby’s impending arrival with a private baby shower at the Bedford Post Inn in New York.

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  • Prince William and Kate cheered on by crowds as they paddled into Haida Gwaii in a canoe

    Prince William and Kate made a memorable entrance on Friday (Sept. 30) as they arrived in Haida Gwaii! The royal couple looked completely at ease as they helped paddle a canoe that brought them towards cheering crowds who had come to catch a glimpse of the pair on the penultimate day of their royal tour in Canada. Prince George was spotted looking fascinated by bubbles that were being blown, while Charlotte had a whale of a time bouncing up and down on a golden retriever and poodle cross called Moose.

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  • Analysis: Trump won't change; he can't let go of a grudge

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump will not change.

    The Canadian Press
  • Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks's accused killer Nelson Lugela appears in court

    The sister of the man accused of killing Calgary Stampeders player Mylan Hicks last weekend says her brother claims to be innocent. "I don't believe that he did it at all," said Nelson Lugela's sister, Flora Lugella, who spells her name differently from her brother. Defence lawyer Hubert Gawley is based in Vancouver and says he does plan to try to get his client out on bail and will travel to Calgary when a hearing is scheduled.

    CBC
  • Grieving mother calls provincial pothole fix 'total insult' to daughter's memory

    "The turn's so sharp when she looked up there was a truck and a travel trailer coming towards her," said Michelle. Michelle was told Amber had nearly gained control of the vehicle when the car came up on a second dip in the road. "I was every day making phone call after phone call, not getting answers," Michelle told CBC News.

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  • 3 Chinese fishermen dead after clash with SKorea coast guard

    Three Chinese fishermen likely died from smoke inhalation after a fire erupted when South Korean coast guard officers threw "flashbang" grenades into their boat, which had been fishing illegally, officials said Friday. The latest in a series of violent clashes between South Korea's coast guard and Chinese fishing boats venturing farther from their increasingly barren home waters occurred Thursday when a South Korean coast guard vessel tried to stop the Chinese boat from suspected illegal fishing about 70 kilometres (45 miles) from an island off South Korea's southwestern coast. The vessel, which carried 17 fishermen, initially resisted and fled before South Korean coast guard officers managed to board the boat and threw flashbang grenades into its locked steering room, the coast guard said in a statement.

    The Canadian Press
  • Kamloops man dies of fentanyl-related overdose after Kelowna wedding

    Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for tips leading to the person selling the opioid-laced drug that resulted in the man's death. "We just want that information about who's selling ... because this is killing people, and we want to help police put a stop to it," said Crime Stoppers coordinator Gerry Guiltenane.

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  • Parents claim schools not allowing kids to eat 'unhealthy' snacks

    Fri, Sep 30: Parents at an elementary school in Ajax, Ont. claim teachers are not allowing students to eat certain snacks deemed unhealthy. Cindy Pom explains.

    Global News
  • Google removes restaurant review that focused on employee's face

    The review was posted last week by someone identifying himself as Jeff Chambers. "I want to thank you and CBC for feeling that the issue was something that needed attention," wrote Bernaudo in an email sent to CBC this morning.

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  • Princess Charlotte takes a page from big brother George's style book in matching cardigan

    Precious Princess Charlotte was simply adorable in a pale blue frock with pink smocking and a peter pan collar at a playdate during her first-ever official engagement - and her cardigan topper definitely looked familiar! It seems the duchess matched her daughter's Pepa & Co dress with a royal-blue sweater that looked remarkably similar to one once worn by the princess's big brother, Prince George. The blue knit Mi Lucero cardigan was almost identical to the $52 Amaia cardigan from the children boutique's winter collection, which was worn by the three-year-old on his first visit to see his new baby sister in hospital.

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  • Man suspected of killing parents, then 17 neighbours in China

    Police say a villager in southwest China killed his parents and then 17 neighbours in an attempt to cover up his crime, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Friday. An investigation found that Yang Qingpei argued with his parents over money on Wednesday evening and killed them, Xinhua said. Fearing he would be identified as the killer, he then murdered 17 neighbours in the village of Yema, it said, citing police in southwestern Yunnan province where the village is located.

    The Canadian Press
  • 'A young man threatened to kill me and my whole family': Calgary nightclub bouncer on what the job is like

    An experienced doorman says the death of Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks outside the Marquee Beer Market and Stage highlights the escalating violence at nightclubs in the city.

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  • Canada has been truly dominant during six-plus years of perfection

    Indeed, it's been a while since Team Canada dropped its last game, a 5-3 decision to the United States in the preliminary round of the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver. The Canadians have been on a remarkable tear in the nearly seven years since, winners now of 16 straight games and three straight best-on-best tournaments, including two Olympic gold medals and the 2016 World Cup. The numbers during the unbeaten run are staggering: Canada has outscored its opponents 62-20 and outshot them 40-26 on average.

    The Canadian Press
  • Lions QB Jonathon Jennings continues to chase 5,000-yard mark against Redblacks

    The B.C. quarterback will continue to chase the elite 5,000 throwing-yard plateau on Saturday when his Lions host the Ottawa Redblacks. Jennings says that his combined numbers over the last two seasons represent an accurate measuring stick on his development. In 12 games this season, he's thrown for 3,308 yards with six games remaining in his attempt for the 5,000-yard mark. "I'm progressing," said Jennings. "It's nice to know I have a base in what I've done and that I can play this game.

    The Canadian Press
  • Wedding day crisis averted thanks to handy Syrian refugee's intervention

    A Toronto bride is crediting a newly arrived Syrian refugee with salvaging both her wedding gown and the day itself. Jo Du says the bridal gown that fit perfectly upon first try began falling apart hours before she was to walk down the aisle in Cambridge, Ont. Du says one of her bridesmaids ran next door for help and discovered that a Syrian refugee who had moved into the house four days earlier had worked as a tailor in his home country.

    The Canadian Press
  • Lawyer: Jury should hear about cop's 'auditory exclusion'

    A lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer charged in an unarmed black man's death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn't hear other officers arrive or the deadly gunshot she fired. Tulsa officer Betty Shelby experienced what is commonly called "auditory exclusion," a condition in which people in high-stress situations often don't hear sounds around them, attorney Scott Wood said.

    The Canadian Press
  • Ex-city employees subcontracted to recycle winter sand

    Edmonton city staff and council members are concerned that former city employees manage Sand Recycling Ltd., the company carrying out the beleaguered winter sand recycling program. A cooling off period would mean there would be a set amount of time that has to pass before a former city employee can be directly or indirectly contracted to do work for the city. City manager Linda Cochrane said there is "no question" Edmonton needs to pursue this.

    CBC
  • City loses 'race against time' to save historic Mimico factory

    A historic Mimico building was partially demolished Wednesday, despite a decision made that afternoon by the Toronto Preservation Board to recommend it be preserved under the Ontario Heritage Act. The former factory, built in 1917, is owned by Freed Development, and signs at the site indicate plans to build five residential apartment buildings. The building, located at 1 Audley Street near Royal York Road and Newcastle Street in south Etobicoke, had been on the city's radar as a historic property for at least a year, when Mimico historian Michael Harrison recommended it be earmarked for preservation.

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  • Stamp 'accumulator' has no idea how many stamps he owns

    No matter what you call him, Daniel Michaud is a philatelist, and will be one of many attending the upcoming British North American Philatelic Society exhibition in Fredericton. "I'm an accumulator," said Michaud of the stamps he has been collecting throughout his life. "A collector usually would specialize in some sort of field.

    CBC
  • Hurricane Matthew strengthens brushing by Caribbean islands

    People in the Dutch Caribbean islands reinforced their homes and stocked up on emergency supplies Thursday as a strengthening Hurricane Matthew took a rare turn through the southern Caribbean ahead of an expected shift to the north. Matthew was passing to the north of the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao during the night and into Friday, before shifting on a course predicted to take it toward Jamaica, Cuba and Haiti late in the weekend. By late Thursday, Aruba was seeing some rain and sea surge covered part of a road on the northwest side of the island.

    The Canadian Press
  • TDSB supply teacher charged with sexual assault

    Fri, Sep 30: A Toronto District School Board occasional teacher has been charged in a sexual assault case dating back to 2010, when he worked as a supervisor at a daycare. Ashley Carter reports.

    Global News
  • Tesla says Autopilot not to blame in crash with bus in Germany

    FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Tesla Motors Inc car operating under Autopilot collided with a bus in northern Germany, but the electric car maker said a collision was unavoidable because the bus swerved into the vehicle's lane. The incident occurred on Wednesday in the town of Ratzeburg, German police said. The car's driver told Tesla following the crash that he was using Autopilot when the incident occurred but that it was unrelated to the accident, a Tesla spokeswoman said on Thursday.

    Reuters
  • Fewer campers at private campgrounds during burn ban

    Fewer campers set up the tents and trailers at the LaHave River Campground this year, and owner Angela Doiron blames the downturn on burning restrictions this summer. "Camping and campfires are synonymous," said Doiron. Without campfires, Doiron said, some campers decided to forego the experience.

    CBC

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