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The National

1 hour 20 min ago

Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News

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The big snubs and surprises from the Oscar nominations

3 hours 55 min ago

After an unpredictable year for film honours and Tuesday's announcement of the Oscar nominations, here is a look at some of the hopefuls who could go on to win, and others who were overlooked.

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Late Jays great Roy Halladay elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

3 hours 57 min ago

Former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay has been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame.

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Gunmen stole valuables, money during Canadian's kidnapping: Burkina official

4 hours 34 min ago

With no witnesses and no one claiming responsibility, an official with Burkina Faso's Ministry of Security said it remains unclear what took place in the hours before Kirk Woodman's body was found riddled with bullets.

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Argentine soccer player feared dead after plane disappears in English Channel

6 hours 11 min ago

The search for the missing plane taking Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala to his new team in Wales was called off for the night on Tuesday with authorities not expecting to find any survivors in the English Channel.

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Serial killer Dellen Millard appeals conviction and sentence for father's murder

7 hours 19 min ago

Serial killer Dellen Millard is appealing his first-degree murder conviction and sentence for the death of his father, arguing the outcome of his case was unreasonable.

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James Dyson backed Brexit, but the vacuum company that bears his name is leaving Britain

8 hours 3 min ago

The company that bears the name of one of the biggest Brexit backers in corporate Britain is moving to Singapore just as the United Kingdom is getting set to do what he urged Britons to do.

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Canadians pressed into service after deadly attack on UN base in Mali

8 hours 18 min ago

Canadian peacekeepers in Mali were pressed into service after extremists with links to Al Qaeda attacked a United Nations base on Sunday, killing 10 and injuring dozens more.

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Murders in Mexico hit record high as police, government struggle to contain violence

8 hours 26 min ago

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Mexico sets a new murder record; many Canadians are at risk of sleep apnea, but few know it; 2017 and 2018 were the costliest back-to-back years on record for losses due to natural disasters.

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Belinda Stronach countersues father in legal feud

8 hours 39 min ago

Belinda Stronach has countersued her father for millions of dollars in a statement of defence that alleges he lost vast sums of money on pet projects.

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As Quebec cuts immigration, premier calls for more newcomers from Europe

8 hours 55 min ago

While in Paris, François Legault said Quebec should boost the number of French immigrants it accepts, because they will have an easier time integrating.

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'We stand with you,' Pence says in video to Venezuelans ahead of planned protests

9 hours 39 min ago

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence issued a video message of support to Venezuelans on Tuesday to encourage those who are protesting against President Nicolas Maduro and underline U.S. backing for opposition leader Juan Guaido.

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8 startling allegations from B.C. Legislature expenses scandal

10 hours 7 min ago

A wood-splitter, iMac problems and an alleged truckload of alcohol. Just a few examples of questionable expenses allegedly submitted by two of B.C.'s top legislative officials.

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No injuries when train hauling grain derails in fiery crash north of Saskatoon

11 hours 5 min ago

No one was injured after a train derailed and one locomotive caught fire just north of Saskatoon on Tuesday morning.

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Dollarama launches online store for bulk purchases

11 hours 56 min ago

Dollarama now lets customers buy more than 1,000 of its products in bulk online and have them delivered for a fee.

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Hussen lashes out at Conservatives' 'half-baked' plan to 'militarize' the border

12 hours 2 min ago

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen is defending the Liberal approach to asylum seekers, insisting the Conservatives' proposed alternatives are "half-baked" and impractical.

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U.S. Supreme Court lets Trump restrictions on transgender troops take effect — for now

12 hours 17 min ago

In a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to proceed with its policy barring certain transgender people from military service, as the justices put on hold lower court rulings blocking the plan on constitutional grounds.

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Why is Brexit so complicated?

13 hours 1 min ago

British Prime Minister Theresa May is still trying to find a way for her country to leave the European Union with a divorce deal. But why is breaking up so hard to do?

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Alleged spy arrested in Russia didn't know he was carrying 'state secrets,' says lawyer

14 hours 24 min ago

Former U.S. marine Paul Whelan was given a flash drive containing Russian "state secrets" before he was arrested in Moscow on suspicion of spying, but did not know he had them and had not looked at them, the lawyer for Whelan, who has U.S., Canadian and other citizenships, said Tuesday.

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Roma, The Favourite lead Oscar nominations with 10 each

15 hours 53 sec ago

The Favourite and Roma lead nominations announced today for the 91st Academy Awards with 10 each, including for best picture along with Black Panther, A Star is Born, Bohemian Rhapsody, Vice, BlacKkKlansman and Green Book.

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