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As It Happens

Take a trip around the world with CBC Radio's As It Happens. Hear from the people at the centre of the stories of the day. From the complex to the weird and wacky, As It Happens brings you the voices you want to hear. Listen to our podcast and on Fridays, we pull back the curtain on how we make the show with the podcast extra.

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Defying the shut down of Norway's FM Radio service

In a world first, Norway has switched off its FM radio service — but not everyone is celebrating the move to digital.

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How to save an island

The National Film Board of Canada went to visit the island of Fogo, and interview people about their future.

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The biggest stories of 2017

What is it like to confront Harvey Weinstein or to be swept up by the 'antifa' movement?

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A 20 year-old mystery

A well-liked couple are gunned down in a small, Alberta town. Twenty years later, the mystery still lingers.

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Stephen Ledrew, Tatyana Felgenhaur, MSF Rohingya, NFLD Police and more

Tucker-ed out. Stephen LeDrew was paid to speak his mind on the Toronto cable station CP24 - but after he went on Fox to speak his mind with Tucker Carlson, he's not getting paid anymore - because he's fired.

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Ontario Helicopter Crash, Saskatchewan Plane Crash, Homeless Robot, Delilah Saunders, Net Neutrality, PEI Newsmaker, Polar Bear Hunt and more

Two different crashes, two different outcomes. All 25 passengers survive when a plane goes down in Northern Saskatchewan -- but a helicopter crash in Southern Ontario kills four.

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Alabama: Black Women Vote, Norway FM, Huge Penguin, NK Prison System, Slavery College, House of Commons Poem and more

Arc of Jones. Democrat Doug Jones defeats Republican Roy Moore to become the new Senator from Alabama -- and the state owes its un-Moore-ing to one key group of voters: black women.

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Gillibrand Tweets, Labrador Mayor, Pacifier Dog, Cat Person, NB Thrush, No Fly List and more.

Offender-in-chief. On Twitter, Donald Trump viciously attacks Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand -- but our guest says all the name-calling has backfired, and improved the Senator's name recognition

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Site C, Alabama Vote, Penny Rounding, Jerusalem: Tzipi Livni, Climate Pollution, Polar Bear Folo

Damming with faint praise, or loud criticism. Over the strenuous objections of environmentalists, Indigenous leaders, and landowners, the BC government announces that the Site C hydroelectric dam will go ahead.

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Jerusalem Watcher, Polar Bear Video, Sam Seder, Eclipse Damage Study, Potted Meat and more

Everyone saw this coming -- but no one knows where it ends. After U.S. President Trump officially names Jerusalem the capital of Israel, there's a predictable explosion of violence -- but our guests can't predict what's next.

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Syria Child Deaths, County Clerk, Trip Advisor Shed, Irish Shipwreck, AFN MMIWG Vote and more

Pain by numbers. A new study estimates that 17,000 children have been killed in the war in Syria; that's a quarter of all civilians killed -- and our guest fears the true number could be much higher.

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Jerusalem Announcement, Borutski Sentence, California Wildfire, Plus-Size Marathoner, Brexit Critic and more

Donald Trump called it "very fresh thinking". It's not: more than one president has proposed naming Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the past -- it's just that the current one has brashly gone ahead and done it.

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IOC: Russia, Irish Border, Academic Harassment, Bears Ears, NS Book Event, Victoria Cross Auction and more

Casting the "nyet" wide. The International Olympic Committee bans Russia from competing at next year's Games -- but our guest, a Russian sports reporter, says that, when it comes to denying wrongdoing, the Kremlin will stay on track.

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Hamilton Good Samaritan, Roy Moore Church, Toronto Backdrop, HIV Non-Disclosure, Text Message Anniversary and more

Insult to injury. After a nineteen-year-old Good Samaritan is shot and killed in Hamilton, Ontario, one witness is questioning the actions -- and inaction -- of the paramedics who arrived to treat him.

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Michael Flynn, Maori Broadcast, Cobra Bite, NB Land Claim, Space Cat Folo, Migraine Study and more

The Flynn edge of the wedge. Former national security advisor Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the FBI, which means he's cooperating with Robert Mueller's investigation -- which may mean trouble for the rest of the President's team.

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Ian Bush Case, Sexual Harassment Folo, Xavier Forearm, Toronto Stage Collapse, Mollusk Museum, Anthony Senerchia Obit and more

A hidden agenda, exposed. Ian Bush has already been convicted of 3 murders -- and as an Ottawa jury considers another conviction, newly-revealed evidence shows a familiar name on one of his "hit lists": our own Carol Off.

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Trump Tweets: Labour MP, Garrison Keillor, New Zealand Blue Cheese, War Crimes Suicide, Matt Lauer, Calgary Public Art and more

From tweetstorm to tweet-hurricane. After U.S. President Trump shares anti-Muslim videos posted by a far-right leader in the UK during his morning Twitter tantrum, British politicians signal their disgust with the irresponsible signal-boost.

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Trudeau Apology, Bali Volcano, Hymie Sckolnick Obit, Project Veritas: Watcher, Coral Study and more

A belatedly sorry state. Prime Minister Trudeau apologizes for this country's history of persecuting LGBTQ citizens -- 21 years after the death of the last Canadian who did prison time for being gay.

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ICC: Canada Afghanistan, Marlene Bird Obit, Harry Potter, Papers Closing, Bad Sex Award, Yuko Ogata and more

Violent partner. The International Criminal Court plans to investigate U.S. and Afghan agencies for possible abuses in Afghanistan -- but our guest believes Canada's role should be considered as well.

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Egypt Attack, Swastika Discovery, Apricot Kernels, Rohingya Deal Minister, Comfort Women Statue, Sarajevo Special and more

One of the deadliest attacks in modern Egyptian history. It began with an explosion in the midst of Friday prayers -- and so far, 235 people are dead after militants attack a Sufi mosque in the north Sinai Peninsula.

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Manangagwa Profile, Holocaust Memorial, NL Columnist, Rohingya Deal, Orthodontist T-Shirt and more

The jaws of defeat. There's a sense of victory in Zimbabwe now that President Robert Mugabe is done -- but our guest warns that his successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has earned his ominous nickname: The Crocodile.

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Mladic Verdict, Uber Breach, North Korean Defector, Iron Lung, David Cassidy and more

Their lives. His life sentence. Ratko Mladic is finally sent to prison for his genocidal bid to build a greater Serbia; I'll speak with 2 survivors of his violent crimes who say the damage continues today.

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Mugabe Resigns, Net Neutrality, Divining Rods, Morneau Pensions, Bird Watcher, AG: Phoenix and more

Will his country move forward -- and can he go back? After a thirty-seven-year reign, Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe -- and tonight, a Zimbabwean in exile hopes he'll be able to return.

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Keystone XL: Nebraska, Charles Manson Obit, Goalie Mask, Franken Bill, Argentina Submarine, Truck Accident and more

The path of some resistance. Nebraska regulators give the thumbs-up to the Keystone XL pipeline, but TransCanada seems to think they're all thumbs - because the company wanted one route, and they approved another.

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Afghan Officer, Hit and Run, Ivy's Interview, South Dakota Oil Spill, Puerto Rico Latest and more

Heroic restraint. Yesterday in Kabul, an Afghan police officer came face-to-face with a suicide bomber -- and his decision to grip the attacker in a bear hug saved lives, but cost him his own.

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Zimbabwe Opposition, Innocence Project, "CRA" Calls, Bill Clinton Allegations, Da Vinci Painting, Alt Climate Tent and more

He's hoping nothing succeeds like succession. An opposition leader in Zimbabwe hopes for a peaceful, democratic transition of power in his country -- as President Robert Mugabe faces increasing pressure to resign.

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Julian Fantino, Zimbabwe Coup, Australia Marriage Equality, Digital Pill, Manila Garbage and more

The grass is apparently greener on the other side. As Toronto's Chief of Police, Julian Fantino compared legalizing weed to legalizing murder. Tonight, I'll speak with him about his new business: a medical marijuana health clinic.

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Hassan Diab, Texas Church Memorial, Métis Settlement, Pool Nudity Ban, Quebec Coroner Report and more

Holding pattern. Over and over again, French judges have ordered officials to free Ottawa university professor Hassan Diab from prison. And over and over again -- most recently, today -- French appeals courts have refused to let him go.

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Yemen Blockade, Roy Moore Allegations, Yukon Bartender, Earthquake: Iran and Iraq, Churchill Deadline, Tom Wilson and more

No way in - and, increasingly, no way out. The far-reaching crisis in Yemen deepens after a coalition led by Saudi Arabia closes the country's borders - and even if the blockade is eased, the tension won't be.

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Jordan Peterson Website, Louis C.K. Apology, Marijuana Tax, World War 1 Plaque, Lebanon Latest and more

Course correction. A controversial professor at the University of Toronto alarms his colleagues by proposing a website he says will expose professors and courses he personally considers "corrupt".

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Louis C.K. Allegations, Internment Letters, Van Gogh Grasshopper, Facebook Revenge Porn, The Room Documentary and more

Louis CK became a huge stand-up star by pushing the boundaries of propriety -- but there are new allegations that his off-stage behaviour crossed lines in disturbing ways.

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Election: Women's Marcher, Danica Roem Victory Speech, Chris Hurst, Metropolitan Opera Soprano, Delhi Smog, Eden Robinson, F-Word Ruling and more

Joke's on him. After a New Jersey politician shared a sexist crack about the Women's March on Washington, our guest was inspired to run against him -- and last night, she marched to victory.

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Syrian Prisoner, Nova Scotia Jail Charges, ABBA Restaurant, Kirpan Airplanes, Roy Halladay Obit, Dead Sea Turtles, Faroe Islands Sheepview and more

In the U.K., they call him "Jihadi Jack". But John Letts calls him "son". And now, he's asking the British and Canadian governments to help free his son Jack from Syria, where he's accused of being a member of ISIS.

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Texas: Nearby Pastor, Texas: Congressman, Montreal Mayor, Harriet Tubman Church, Abbotsford Shooting, Manus Island Refugee, No Fly List Parent, T. Rex Arms and more

No sanctuary. Twenty-six people in the congregation of the First Baptist Church in a small Texas community are dead, after a gunman walks into the Sunday service and starts shooting.

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Climate Report, Bergdahl Verdict, New Orangutan, Cockatoos Wreck Internet, CMA Censorship, Wajahat Ali Op-Ed, Frowning Poop Emoji, Jenna Abrams Troll, and more

Spoiler alert: we're the spoilers. In a new U.S. federal government report, hundreds of scientists reach a conclusion the President has already rejected: humans cause climate change -- and it's getting worse.

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Supreme Court: BC Ski Resort, Micah White, Toddler-Sized Turnip, Scotch Whiskey, Bump Stock Lobbying, Car Wash Reviews, Festival Assault App, Cut Cut Cut Act, and more

Skiing isn't believing. The Supreme Court says a ski resort development can go ahead despite the opposition of a BC First Nation -- and a local chief says that's an attack on their religious beliefs.

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Highway 400 Crash, Manus Island, Cuomo On NYC, GG Winner: David Robertson, Northwest Territories Premier, Australian Game Show, Anne Frank Investigation, Cabaret Law, and more

It started with one accident. It ended with a wall of fire that enveloped 14 vehicles -- including two fuel tankers. Our guest describes what she saw last night on Ontario's busy Highway 400.

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Facebook Russia, Senators On The Indian Act, AI Costumes, "Little" Doug Nickerson Obit, NYC Attack, Distracted Walking, Teforia/YumStation, and more

From Russia, with "Likes". According to Facebook, 126 million people saw posts written by Russian agents before the U.S. election -- and our guest says it's time the social network took some responsibility.

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Mueller Indictment, Abbotsford Overdoses, Octopuses Walking, Jason Kenney Win, Jane Juska Obit, NASA Space Sounds, and more

Is he just winding up or is he winding down? U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller issues indictments against three men linked to President Donald Trump's election campaign -- but our guest wonders where he's going.

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Catalonia Latest, Vegas Attack Brother, Sobey Art Award, NYT Comment, Detained 10-Year-Old, Trump Opioid Emergency, BBC Presenter, and more

The reign of Spain goes plainly against the grain. No sooner was Catalonia celebrating its declaration of independence than the Spanish government announced measures to reduce the region's autonomy.

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Abdullah Almalki Settlement, Weinstein Latest, Scottish Solo Flight, Psychopath Studies, Holocaust Apology, Novaya Gazeta Protection, Pink-Headed Duck, and more

More than money on his mind. Abdullah Almalki and two other Canadians were paid more than 30 million dollars for Canada's role in their torture in Syria -- but he says the compensation does nothing to stop the nightmares.

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Turkey: Amnesty, Immigrant Daughter, Listener Response: Bill 62, Dancing Pumpkin Man, Fats Domino Obit, NYPD Rape Case, Indigenous Rookie Cards, and more

It's a positive step -- but it's not for good. A Turkish judge orders the release of human rights activists facing terrorism charges -- but the reprieve is only temporary.

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Quebec Justice Minister Defends Face-Covering Law, NXIVM Case, Arachnophobia Study, Syrian Doctor, Nut Allergy Death, Stephen Hawking PhD, and more

Face value. Quebec's Justice Minister would like to apologize for the lack of clarity around the province's ban on face-covering: it's not about targeting Muslim women, she says -- it's about improving communication and safety.

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Bill Browder, Equifax Hack Canadian, Dead Trends Cemetery, Dateline: Venice Marathon, Doug Racine, Sweats Blood, Pablo Neruda Death, and more

Turnabout is unfair play. For years, Bill Browder has been lobbying governments to place sanctions on Russia for the death of Sergei Magnitsky -- and now, Russia is out to make problems for Mr. Browder.

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Kabul Mosque Attack, Amazon Critic, Bed Bug Family, Beer Foreign Languages, Rozon Journalist, Bigfoot Taxidermist, and more

All but one of them were there to worship. That one was a suicide bomber. And today, during Friday prayers at a busy mosque in Kabul, he detonated his explosives -- killing dozens of people.

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Michigan Bottled Water, Mogadishu Ex-Mayor, Canada Haggis, Naked Mini-Golf, Fernie Deaths, Not Dead Man, George Saunders, Insect Decline, and more

The problem is as clear as the product. Critics say companies pay next to nothing to bottle hundreds of millions of litres of Michigan groundwater -- and now, a state lawmaker says it's time for them to pay the piper.

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Gord Downie Obit: Allan Gregg and Fort Albany High School Band, X-Ray Music, Raqqa, Bigfoot Anniversary, Sasquatch Hunter, Sima Wali Obit, and more

And grace, too. With the death of Gord Downie, Canada loses an artist who served as a poet, an entertainer, and a conscience -- and thirty years ago, our first guest saw a spark of genius in the singer and his band, the Tragically Hip.

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Airbus Bombardier Deal, Quebec "Burka Ban", Fish Kisser, Stress Study, Houston Rescue, Kirkuk Update, Another Snail Obit, and more

And the winner is...well, who exactly? After Bombardier faces sky-high tariffs from the U.S., Airbus steps in to gives the company's C-Series jets a lift -- but some Quebec politicians wonder who will really benefit.

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Mogadishu Canadian Doctor, California Fire Dog, Basement Cosmetic Surgery, Morneau: Conservative, Malta Blogger Death, Texas Fajita, and more

One truck. More than three hundred people dead. Since the truck bombing in Mogadishu, our guest has been treating victims -- and tonight, she'll tell us what she's seen.

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Puerto Rico, Trump: Iran Deal, Jeremy The Snail Obit, Rohingya Reporter, Boeing 747 Pilot, Tippi Hedren Harassment, and more.

Apparently, it comes with being the territory. Donald Trump has publicly wondered when the expensive post-hurricane mess in Puerto Rico is going to end, but as our guest explains, the crisis may just be beginning.

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NAFTA: Mexico, listener response: TDSB "chief", Labrador Time, MacArthur Genius: Nguyen, Breaking Bad House, Stereo Ban, Earthquake Spray, and more

While dealing with the deal, you'll just have to deal. Despite Donald Trump's threat to scrap the trillion-dollar trade agreement, a former Mexican NAFTA negotiator says PM Trudeau and Mexico's President should stay calm.

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California fires, TDSB: No Chiefs, Weinstein: Lawyer, Sears Liquidation, Seal Meat Chef, and more.

What's found amid what's lost. A Northern California family returns home to find their house and neighbourhood destroyed by the wildfires -- but as Brad Sherwood tells us tonight, there is a glimmer of hope amid the destruction.

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NAFTA: Trump/Trudeau, California Fires, Porridge Champ, Catalonia Declaration, Rhode Island Farmer, Germany Skulls, and more

Maybe take a few cold ones. In the run-up to tomorrow's meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau, U.S. President Trump threatens to throw NAFTA on the fire -- but the head of the Canadian-American Business Council says Canada should keep its cool.

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Weinstein Open Secret, Catalonia Unionist, Typhoid Challenge, Pledge Protest Student, Music Festival and more

Silence on set. Harvey Weinstein's downfall comes as no surprise to a reporter who spent years trying to get a story she could publish about the producer and allegations of abuse.

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Sixties Scoop Settlement, Utah Police Shooting, Toilet Seat Museum, Puerto Rico Flood, Dropped Phone and more

All she wanted was to go home. As Ottawa announces compensation for the victims of Canada's notorious Sixties Scoop, we hear from a chief who still feels the pain of being cut off from her mother's love.

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Nevada Senator, Energy East: Carr, Monopoly Protester, Inuit TB Database, Lone Scientist Op-Ed and more

The future is now. When asked about gun control in Las Vegas, U.S. President Trump said, "We're not going to talk about that today" -- but one Nevada state senator says there's no better time.

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Pacific Walrus, Sex Assault Play, Tower Babies, Las Vegas: Survivor, Font Creator, Status of Women and more.

Taking them to tusk. The Trump Administration says Pacific walruses aren't threatened anymore, because they've adapted to dwindling sea ice in the north -- but our guest says that decision will push the species closer to extinction.

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Puerto Rico Latest, Las Vegas Counsellor, Bentham Head, Gay Syrian, Tom Petty Obit, Egypt Band and more

It's in desperate need of repair -- but he wasn't there to mend fences. On his visit to Puerto Rico, U.S. President Donald Trump downplays the effects of Hurricane Maria, complains about the cost of the relief effort -- and expresses strong approval of hi

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Las Vegas: Witness, Jagmeet Singh, Canadian Pilot, Edmonton Attack, Catalan Vote and more

At least fifty-eight people are dead, and hundreds injured after a gunman opened fire on a music festival in Las Vegas. Our guest began the night serving beer to country music fans -- and ended it comforting one of the victims as he died.

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RCMP Verdict, Flames Stadium: Nenshi, Bere Island Update, Catalonia Vote, Drunk Paddle Boater and more

An indefensible lack of defense. A New Brunswick judge rules the RCMP failed to provide adequate equipment and training to the officers killed during the rampage in Moncton -- and the widow of one of those officers says she knew that from the start.

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Netflix Announcement, Flames Stadium, El Capitan Rock, Neo-Natal Unit, Poo Donor and more

A big party with balloons and cake -- but just one streamer. The federal government announces a deal that will see Netflix spend half a billion on Canadian TV and film -- but our guest says the streaming service will get all the binge benefits.

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Bombardier: VP, Bombardier: Bernie, Video Game Voice Actor, Take A Knee: WNBA, Pylon Lung and more

Duty calls -- followed by duty screams. When the U.S. imposes enormous new tariffs on Bombardier, the company blames a rival for manipulating the system -- and Maxime Bernier blames the Liberal government.

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Saudi Arabia Driving, Thunder Bay Death, George Laraque, Rachael Harder: Liberal, Guppy Study and more

The squeaky wheel gets the keys. Saudi Arabia says its now OK for women to drive, and we ask one activist who fought the ban how she'll exercise her new right to go for a spin.

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San Juan Mayor, Canada Invictus Athlete, Charles Bradley Obit, AfD Germany, Take A Knee Montage, and more

Hurricane Maria is long gone but the mayor of Puerto Rico's capital city says some of the island's elderly and injured residents are suffering the most, as they try to recover without food, water, or electricity.

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London Accused Released, Trudeau UN: Philpott, Headless Halloween Decoration, Trans Invictus Athlete, Uber London and more

He's free -- and now in hiding. A Syrian refugee arrested for last week's London subway bombing is released without charge. But the young man fears he'll be a target for violence -- in spite of his innocence.

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Maria: Dominica, Baseball Injury, Lottery Island, Mexico School, Ryanair Pilot and more

An isolating incident. It's been cut off from the world for two days, but we'll finally reach someone on the island of Dominica, which was hit by the full force of Hurricane Maria -- and things could hardly be worse.

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Mexico Earthquake Latest, Jake LaMotta Obit, Tony Gabriel, Maria: Puerto Rico, Porpoise Grave, Wiarton Willie Obit and more

A country's broken heart. Much of Central Mexico is rubble after Tuesday's powerful earthquake; we'll speak with a resident of Mexico City who's been providing help among the ruins.

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Mexico Earthquake, Suu Kyi Reaction, Mars Isolation, Manitoba First Nation Teachers, Endurance Cyclist, Eel Researcher and more

A recurring nightmare. A powerful earthquake topples buildings in Mexico, for the second time this month -- and 32 years to the day after a quake in Mexico City killed nearly ten thousand people.

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Tortola Resident, Narcos Death, Old Canoe, Liver Transplant Case, Lemonade Punk Band, Tax Plan Doctor, and more

A port between storms. Irma left the British Virgin Island of Tortola in ruins -- and before storm-weary residents can recover, Maria is set to arrive on the island on Tuesday.

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