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Alabama executes oldest U.S. inmate in modern times

Alabama has executed the oldest U.S. inmate to be put to death in modern times, an 83-year-old man convicted of a federal judge's mail-bomb slaying.
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Marchand applies the dagger as Bruins put Leafs on the brink

Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Tuukka Rask made 31 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Thursday to grab a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
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Leafs miss golden opportunity to even series with Bruins' Bergeron out

The Leafs find themselves down 3-1 in their opening-round series with the Boston Bruins after failing to take advantage of the absence of centre Patrice Bergeron.
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'We're always hopeful': NDP delay 3 more bills, hope to convince Manitobans to block them

The NDP are delaying three more bills to the next legislative session, bringing the total to five — the maximum number of bills they're allowed to delay.

Game Wrap: Marchand helps Bruins take 3-1 series lead over Maple Leafs

Boston beats Toronto 3-1, Brad Marchand scores go-ahead goal in 2nd period.
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Game Wrap: Marchand helps Bruins take 3-1 series lead over Maple Leafs

Boston beats Toronto 3-1, Brad Marchand scores go-ahead goal in 2nd period.
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CBC Igalaaq April 19, 2018

CBC Igalaaq brings you the news in Inuktitut from across Nunavut and the North.
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At Issue: Pipeline politics force government to consider a Plan B

The fight to get the TransMountain pipeline built is forcing the federal government to consider a Plan B. CBC News sources are now saying the government is courting other companies to invest in the project.

NDP MPP questioned staffer's loyalty after taking parental leave, complaint alleges

A Hamilton-area MPP questioned a staffer's commitment to his job for taking parental leave to care for his baby, in a voicemail obtained by CBC News.
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Jays' bats cool off as rally falls short against Yankees

Aaron Judge hit his fifth home run, David Robertson pitched out of an eighth-inning jam and the New York Yankees overcame some shaky defence on a chilly night to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Thursday night.
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Queen honours Canadian who makes 3D-printed prosthetics for refugees

Queen Elizabeth honoured Midia Shikh Hassan, a Syrian-Canadian, who has worked to develop 3D-printed prosthetic limbs for refugees — that cost just $20.

B.C. First Nation wins right to its own commercial fishery

A group of West Coast First Nations has won the right to harvest and sell fish commercially after a 12-year court battle.

Police bias part of the problem in missing persons cases, advisory panel members say

Two of the four members named by Toronto Police Services Board to advise it on setting up an external review of how police handle missing persons cases, say police bias is part of the problem.

Months after imposing tax hikes, City of Montreal declares budget surplus

After raising taxes at the beginning of the year to make up for a supposed budget shortfall, the Plante administration now finds itself with extra money in the city’s coffers: a surplus of $139.5 million.
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Pipeline politics force government to consider a Plan B | At Issue

Pipeline politics, and the fight to get the TransMountain pipeline built, is forcing the federal government to consider a Plan B. CBC News sources are now saying the government is courting other companies to invest in the project. The At Issue panel is joined by CBC's Chris Hall who is at the Liberal National Convention, where the party is trying to set its agenda for the next election.
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Former chief Rick Hanson grilled on Calgary police department's actions during inquiry

Former Calgary police chief Rick Hanson spent more than four hours answering questions — not about the conduct of two officers on the day they arrested Jason Arkinstall, but about the actions of his department, after a judge acquitted Arkinstall and chastised the officers.
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CBC Saskatchewan News April 19, 2018

Local and breaking news from the CBC Broadcast Centre in Regina
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RCMP: No decision on criminal charges in bus crash yet

Saskatchewan RCMP say they haven't decided whether criminal charges should be laid in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash yet. Investigators continue to collect evidence — from the scene, the vehicles and witnesses.
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'A huge breach of trust': Facebook Canada executives grilled by MPs

It was Facebook Canada's head of public policy Kevin Chan's turn to get grilled by a parliamentary committee — and he didn't get a much warmer welcome in Ottawa, than Mark Zuckerberg did in Washington. MPs took Chan and other executives to task over the protection of Canadians' private information, suggesting Facebook needs regulation.
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Commonwealth urged to sign 'no plastics' pledge

The Commonwealth is being urged to follow Britain's suit and pledge to ban some of the world's most common pollutants. The scale of ocean pollution is truly staggering, with more than five trillion pieces of plastic debris — and that can be a matter of life and death.

Manitoba Metis Federation and government dispute who cancelled meeting

A meeting between the Manitoba Metis Federation and the government of Manitoba was cancelled, but both sides say the other pulled the plug. A deal between the MMF and Manitoba Hydro was cancelled by the government but the Metis Federation says they still have a deal with Hydro.
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Limits on liquor shopping between provinces still constitutional

Limits and restrictions on liquor shopping between provinces are still constitutional according to a unanimous decision by the Supreme Court of Canada — as long as the province has a good reason. The SCC ruled provinces have the constitutional right to restrict the importation of goods from another province, as long as the primary aim of the restriction is not to impede trade. Recommendations from the federal and provincial governments are expected this summer on how to improve trade of alcohol within Canada.
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Kuznetsov's big night helps Caps draw even with Blue Jackets

Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and two assists, and Braden Holtby stopped 23 shots as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Thursday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece.

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Local and breaking news from the CBC Broadcast Centre in Regina.