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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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Education system failing kids with special needs, say parents

A Hamilton, Ont., mother says she's finding she can't get the support her autistic son needs to succeed in his public school.

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An activist's plea for change

These days FrancesLee is fed up, and exhausted by the puritanical demands and strictures of fellow comrades.

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The future of work

Learn how to make a living in a digital future.

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Yankee Stadium girl hit by 170 km/h foul ball

A New York City councilman is renewing calls to extend the protective netting at Yankee Stadium after a young girl was hit in the face.

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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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London Train Attack, Catalyst Board, Montpellier Jerseys, Johnny Cash, Sonic Mystery, Decapitation Unit, Leonard Cohen and more

Anything but routine. It was an ordinary morning commute in London on Friday -- until the detonation of a explosive device injured more than 20 people inside the subway train our guest happened to be on.

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Danielle Martin, Beyak: Winnipeg Mayor, Bodega Owner, Aung San Suu Kyi Critic, Stonehenge Tunnel, Daisy The Goat and more

Time for a check-up. A Toronto doctor heads to Washington, DC to defend a Bernie Sander's universal health care plan from claims it's dangerously ... Canadian.

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Nursing Home Deaths, Potlotek Water, Diana Florist, Octlantis, Allan MacEachen Obit, Giant Fatberg, Shashi Tharoor and more

Eight nursing home patients have died in Florida after Hurricane Irma brought the air conditioning system down -- and a doctor describes what he saw in his crowded ER Wednesday morning.

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UK Deportation, Irma: Marathon, Hot Dog Mayor, Mikheil Saakashvili, AB Wildfire, Dragonfly Eyes, ABBA Reunion and more

An endurance test in Marathon. After spending years building a small resort in the Florida Keys, Ted Dominick went back today to see what was left of his labour of love in Hurricane Irma's wake -- and it's not much.

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Irma: St Maarten, Amazon Tribe Deaths, Viking Warrior, Irma: Keys Folo, Blood Clot Lecture, Poet Laureate and more

Powerless to stop it - powerless since it hit. As Irma makes its way across the Southern United States, we'll speak with the editor of a newspaper on St. Maarten, an island which hasn't had power since the storm made landfall last Wednesday.

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Irma: Keys, Ontario Marijuana: Minister, Dispensary Owner, Equifax Hack, Iran Soccer Fan, Cherokee Freedmen and more

Grab your keys and leave The Keys. Hurricane Irma is driving thousands of Floridians to drive out of its path -- but our guest says he'd rather hunker down that pull up stakes.

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Irma: Barbuda, Nova Scotia Judge Review, Irish Bat Family, Evacuation March, Whale Strandings, Listener Response: Irish Bat Family and more

What's left now that Irma's left. The hurricane has a path of destruction ahead -- but tonight, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda tells us about the damage already done to a small Caribbean island.

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Irma: Anguilla, Irma: British Virgin Islands, Radiohead Stage Collapse, Swiss Village, DACA Senator, Irish Bat Family, Cruise Ship Report and more

The calm within the storm. When Hurricane Irma hit Anguilla, nineteen-year-old Nisha Dupuis kept her cool -- because she was on the air on her local radio station, providing updates.

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DACA Announcement, UK Terrorism Arrests, Stringbean: Appalachian Trail, Lydia Reid, South Sudan Diplomat, Peppa Pig and more

Dreamers' worst nightmare. Jesus Contreras helped people to safety in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey -- before the Trump Administration's announcement that it will rescind DACA left his own future anything but safe.

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North Korea: China, Nova Scotia Sinkhole, Crime Dollhouses, Walter Becker Obit, Rohingya: Latest, John Ashbery Obit, North Korea Seismologist and more

Nuclear reaction. North Korea's latest test shocks the whole world -- but with the U.N. Security Council threatening further sanctions, it's China that will determine what happens next.

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As it Happened: The Archive Edition — The Fightin' Words Episode, Part II

Don Cherry, Harold Ballard, Evel Knievel, Rob Ford

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Berkeley Mayor, Harvey Return, Return Bong Guy, Kenya Election, Hep A San Diego, New Cancer Drug and more

Never say never. The mayor of Berkeley, California used to protest as part of the university town's proud commitment to free speech. Tonight he tells us why he wants to ban Free Speech Week.

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Bhutto: Former Aid, Afghan Deportation, Ant Bite Researcher, HIV Privacy Breach, Bell Tower and more

"Sad and enraged." A court fails to convict anyone for murdering Benazir Bhutto, leaving one of the Prime Minister's former aides wondering what's wrong inside the Pakistani state.

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Bangladesh Floods, Harvey: Evacuation Centre, Terry Pratchett Book, Japan Government Adviser, Comedy Bar and more

Harvey's not alone. While all eyes are on Houston, more than one thousand people have died in floods -- in South Asia. In a moment, we'll take you to Bangladesh.

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Harvey Rescue, Sir John A. Macdonald: Sinclair, Ticats Fan, Harvey: Levee Breach, Figure Skater Retires, Gravy Wrestling and more

Hope floats. They call themselves the Cajun Navy. Tonight, one of the Louisiana volunteers tells us how he and his colleagues put the lessons of Katrina to work when they pulled a Houston woman from the flood.

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Houston: Senior's Home, Houston: Katrina Survivor, Berkely Protest, Tobe Hooper Obit, Moth Sighting and more

Get the picture? A Florida woman scrambles into action after her mother sends a photo from Houston showing residents in her care home sitting in murky, waist-deep flood water.

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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Fightin' Words Episode, Part I

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme's roommate, Sandra Good; "Suck it Up, Buttercup" Congressman; Immigration Minister Chris Alexander; "Kill All Wolves" campaigner Ron Gillett

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Fire Jogger, Boxing Dr., I'm Too Sexy, Syria Youtube Videos, Arranged Marriage Game, Danish Busker and more

A nasty piece of workout. While out on a jog near Kelowna, B.C., our guest's run for her health becomes a run for her life -- when she realizes she's dangerously close to a spreading forest fire.

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Duffy Lawyer, Slim & Fit Orchestra, Lotto Winner, "Kiss My Ass" AG, Kim Wall Journalist, and more

Duff customer. Mike Duffy makes himself the senator of attention once again -- suing the Senate and the federal government for damages he says he suffered at the hands of the RCMP, and operatives of the former PM.

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Quebec Storm, Sir John A. Macdonald Schools, Carl's Jr. Ex-Manager, Kim Wall Obit, Missile Shield MP, India Divorce Ruling and more

Funnel vision. A storm arrives by surprise in Lachute, Quebec, bringing with it a tornado. And our guest's quiet afternoon taking care of her grandkids ends with the roof being torn off her house.

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Trump: Afghanistan, Pointe-Des-Cascades Swastika, Missouri Death Sentence Stay, Bell Island Sale, Toe Wrestling Champ and more

Digging in, in the "graveyard of empires". U.S. President Donald Trump offered no details when he announced greater military involvement in Afghanistan -- but where some heard meaningless vagueness, the Afghan charge d'affaires in Washington heard support

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Eclipse in Kentucky, Loon Lake BC, Big Ben MP, Patrick O'Flaherty Obit, Utrecht Bike Garage and more

Watch this space. In a small Kentucky town, thousands gathered to view the solar eclipse -- but some will be scanning the skies all night, because this is the anniversary of a day when aliens are said to have paid a visit.

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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Four Weddings and a Funeral Episode

Darren Black Bear of Oklahoma faced a lot of resistance when he decided to tie the knot back in 2013. Not from friends and family, but from his state. But Mr. Black Bear found a way to marry the love of his life, Jason Pickel, all the same — with a little

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Bannon: Kuttner, Hisham Al-Omeisy, Loon Whisperer, Spain Update, Finland Attack, Principal Shot, Bubble Tea and more

Loose Bannon. The firing of Steve Bannon means the departure of a man who served as President Trump's right hand man, and supplied the President's vision -- but our guest warns he'll still have the President's ear.

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Barcelona Attack, Quebec Immigration Minister, Nail In Heart Guy, Google: James Damore, Grizzly Bear Hunt and more

They were strolling. Shopping. Thinking about where to eat. Now, at least 12 people are dead and dozens injured, after an attacker drove a van into a busy tourist area in Barcelona. A resident describes the carnage on his street.

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Charlottesville Memorial, Charlottesville: Lawmaker, Baltimore Statues, Fish Hook Doctor, Cloakroom Attendant, Rare Bird, Submarine Death, Robot Funerals and more

Hundreds gather in Charlottesville for the memorial service for Heather Heyer, who was killed during Saturday's protests -- and while the President tweeted his condolences, the city's former mayor says it's too little, too late.

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Brian Lilley, Trump Presser, SJ Harris Obit, Volcano Discovery, Charlottesville: Teacher, Grizzly Hunt Ban, De-Smurfed Town and more

When The Rebel's revolting, revolt against The Rebel. Brian Lilley tells us he's leaving the right-wing media outlet over its coverage of the racist rally in Charlottesville, saying it's become "toxic" to his journalism.

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Charlottesville: Vice Mayor, Charlottesville: Father, NAFTA Freeland, Banana Scorpion, Charlottesville: Schweitzer, Daisy Sweeney Obit, Sierra Leone Mudslide and more

From bad to worst. When racists showed up in numbers for a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the city knew there would be trouble -- but the killing of a counterprotester turned a terrible day into a tragedy.

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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Great Outdoors Episode

Our fearless host, Carol Off, is used to pushing for truth and certainty on air -- but she once showed she's equally prepared to push trapped cetaceans off a beach.

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North Korea: William Perry, Right Whales, Le Studio Fire, Syrian Doctor, Hogweed Warning and more

"Locked and loaded". U.S. President Donald Trump's shots at North Korea have not been what you'd call "diplomatic" -- and former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry worries less diplomatic language means fewer diplomatic solutions.

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Trans Mountain: Weaver, Abe Snidanko Obit, Chronicle Herald Vote, Migrant Deaths, Kyle Miller, Haruo Nakajima Obit and more

Making a provincial case out of it. BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver backs his NDP power partners' plan to join the legal fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

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North Korea: Guam, Lacolle Refugee: UNHCR, Password Security Guy, New Orleans Flood, Carla Del Ponte, Track Coach and more

President Trump threatened "fire and fury". North Korea warned of "an enveloping fire". And in the heat of this apocalyptic talk, the island of Guam is sweating -- because North Korea has also said it could be the target of a missile strike.

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Daniel Turp, Palahniuk Time Capsule, Driverless Car, 9/11 Remains Identity, Six Dates, Glen Campbell obit and more

A call against arms. Former Bloc MP Daniel Turp says videos of Canadian armoured vehicles being used in civilian areas of Saudi Arabia are all the evidence the government should need to block future sales.

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Wildfires destroyed homes, Jack Rabinovitch obit, Old Thrush, Kid in Car Warning, Toronto Tree Tower and more

Twice burned. His family lost one house to the Fort Mac wild fires. Now a second has been burned to the ground by the blazes in BC. But Jason Schurman says he isn't shying away from the challenge.

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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Marathon Episode

Terry Fox was heartbroken when he had to cut short his cross-Canada Marathon of Hope. But of course, the end of the road was only the beginning.

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Malware Indictment, Sierra Leone Jogging, Calgary Hawks, Swimming to Work, Jordan Rape Law, Shkrelli Verdict, Robert Hardy, NAACP Travel Advisory, Bob Ross Chia Artist

Code snap. Four months after a young hacker helped save the world from malware, he's been detained by the FBI for allegedly creating and selling malware of his own -- but our guest believes the authorites may have made a mistake.

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Asylum Seekers: Government, Syrian Activist Executed, Fishing FOI, Eclipse Fireworks, South African Activist, Right Whale Minister, Colten Boushie Feast, Watermelon Seed Spitter, Scaramucci Call

What's in flux during the influx. The sudden spike in asylum-seekers entering Quebec from the United States is creating concern -- but Ottawa says everything's under control.

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Montreal Asylum Seekers, Oslo Bus, Exploding Caterpillar, Polaris: Weaves, Calgary Rescue, Judith Jones, Peanut Butter Escape

Escaping from where they escaped to. After the earthquake in 2010, people fled Haiti for the U.S. -- and now so many Haitians are fleeing the U.S. for Quebec that Montreal has opened Olympic Stadium to asylum seekers.

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Kenya Attack, BC Fire Labour, ASMR Video Artist, Iceland Hot Dogs, Arpaio Case, NFL Player, Son of Sam, Capsized Boat, National Hosts, Scream Choir

Casting doubt on casting ballots. He was in charge of making sure next week's election in Kenya goes smoothly -- but now that Chris Msando has been brutally killed, our guest sees danger ahead.

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The Mooch is Out, Sam Shepard, Snooty Statue, Joey Chestnut, Venezuela Vote, Tim Raines Hall of Fame, Aleppo Zoo, Jeanne Moreau

That don't impress me, Mooch. After a tumultuous and surprisingly profane week-and-a-half as the White House Communications Director, Antony Scaramucci is out.

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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Road Trip Episode

Before it was a big-screen comedy smash, The Cannonball Run was an actual illicit cross-country car rally, complete with Ferraris and a souped-up ambulance -- and Jim Hunt was the first Canadian to enter it.

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Pakistan PM, Stouffville SLAPP Case, Clown Motel, Mind Music, and more

Pakistan's high court pushes Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from power after the Panama Papers leak suggests that his family hadn't been entirely upfront about their wealth.

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Sterilization Review, C-Star Arrests, Hawk Update, June Foray, and more

They were there to help her give birth to her child. They wanted to make sure she never had another. A Saskatoon woman responds after hospital staff are found to have pressured Indigenous mothers into accepting tubal ligations.

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Nunavut Seismic Ruling, Khadr Medic, Bread Dough Truck, Via Rail Update, and more

The Supreme Court blocks seismic testing in a tiny Nunavut community and the hamlet's former mayor tells us how he brought an oil and gas consortium to heel.

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LNG Cancelled, Mud Soldier, "All Of Garden" Blogger, Labrador Roads, and more

As Petronas pulls the plug on its multi-billion dollar Pacific NorthWest natural gas project, we hear from a business owner in the BC gas-patch who says her community is feeling burned.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:59]


Bountiful Verdict, Texas Human Smuggling, Stubby Bottles, Microsoft Paint Artist, and more

After trying for years, B.C. prosecutors secure polygamy convictions against Winston Blackmore, the former religious leader who married 24 wives.

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Thunder Bay Latest, David Perlman Retires, First Aid Trainer, Montreal Stowaways, Best Of Spicer Montage, Gacy Victim and more

Storm clouds over Thunder Bay. Just two months after charges were laid against the city's police chief, the city's mayor is now facing charges of his own -- and those crises at the top are a crisis for the community.

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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Flight Time Episode

Captain Bob Pearson pulled off the impossible, when he safely glided a Boeing 767 onto an abandoned airstrip that was serving as a track for drag racing — after running out of fuel at 12,000 metres.

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OJ Simpson Parole, Cornwallis Protester Doxxed, Danny Michel, Xanda Killed, Akie Abe English and more

He's famous for running. Now he'll walk. O.J. Simpson is granted parole after serving time for kidnapping and armed robbery -- to the disgust of the Goldman family, who still believe he killed their son.

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Cache Creek Return, Glacier Bodies, Dadbot, Frances Gabe Obit, French Foam Balls, Snoring Song, and more

Comeback from away. After the wildfires forced him to flee his home in Cache Creek, BC, Dave Johnson is allowed to return home -- but he's not settling in just yet.

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Toronto Officer Charged, Bury Me My Love, Hot Tub Lamb, Alberta Child Deaths, Stolen Cheese and more

First, a shocking attack. Now, the shocking suspect: a Toronto police officer is charged in the brutal assault of a 19-year-old man, who was left seriously injured after being beaten with a lead pipe.

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Muslim Cemetery, Grenfell Survivor, Doctor Who, Returning Syrian, Contact Lenses and more

16 pro. 19 con. And those three votes against establishing a Muslim cemetery near a Quebec community made the difference, not just for residents, but for people across the province -- especially, as our guest will tell us, for Muslims.

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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Aliens Episode

Travis Walton alien abduction, alien abduction support group, Trevor the alien, alien pets, aliens and Eisenhower, outgoing SETI director

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London Acid Attack, CSIS Lawyer, Polaris Music Prize, Book: Fall Down 7 Times, Texas ATM Rescue and more

Five times, they pulled up next to people on mopeds. And five times, they sprayed those people with acid. Two teenagers are in custody in London after a series of acid attacks on strangers last night - and tonight, an eyewitness tells us what he saw

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Liu Xiaobo Obit, Raccoon Attack, UK Radio Pirates, Aladdin Casting, Cannibal Caterpillars and more

He lost his freedom fighting for it. Today, Chinese dissident and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo died of liver cancer -- and tonight, his friend and editor remembers a man imprisoned by the system he fearlessly criticised.

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Adam Day Obit, Larsen C Iceberg, Out For A Rip Trademark, El Salvador Sentencing, BC Fires Return, Gluten-Free Communion Wafers and more

He told what soldiers call "the ground truth". The late writer Adam Day did everything he could to tell the stories of Canadians who fought, and too often died, in Afghanistan -- and tonight, a fellow journalist remembers his friend.

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MMIW Resignation, Donald Trump Jr. Emails, B.C. Fires Folo, Backstreet Boys Song, Maurice Sendak Book, Chris Christie Radio and more

Not acquitting themselves as well as she'd like. After yet another resignation from the inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women, a Manitoba grand chief says it's time to re-start the whole process.

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BC Fire, Cocaine Greyhounds, Father Of The Bride Lightning, Umbrella Sharing, Matt Damon Hoax, Monkey Hoax and more

"A ball of fire, right around us." A British Columbia woman describes fleeing two different communities on the weekend to escape from the fire that blazing through the surrounding forests.

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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Neighbours Episode

The Canadian Caper, American radio plays "O Canada", Canadian Liberation Movement "Yankee Go Home" campaign, Canada-US fence, lawyer submits pet donkey as evidence in court

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Khadr: Lawyer, Liu Xiabo, Iceberg Swimmer, Turkey March, Fred Perry, Christie Beach House, and more

Reparation anxiety. There are congratulations and consternation after the government apologizes to Omar Khadr, and pays him millions in compensation -- and his lawyer says it's a fair deal for Canada's role in his ordeal.

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Rick Klassen CTE, Saskatchewan Murder Case, New York Time Capsule, Sears Employee, Hobby Lobby, Spam Anniversary and more

State of mind. Before he died, the late CFL defensive lineman Rick Klassen donated his brain for research - and now, that research has found a level of trauma that surpassed even the worst expectations.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:27]


Khadr: Clement, Trailer Hitch Death, Carlo's Ponytail, Silicon Valley Case, Qatar Latest, Ryerson Name Fight, and more

The unsettling settlement. The Liberal government will apologize to Omar Khadr, and pay him more than ten million dollars -- and former Conservative cabinet minister Tony Clement tells us that's "morally repugnant".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:15]


North Korea Latest, Seniors Home Case, Proud Boys, Fentanyl Cop Folo, Spandau Bullet, and more

Armament's length. North Korea claims it just successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile -- and for once, there are serious concerns that's more than just propaganda.

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Christie Beach, Bronx Shooting, McMansion, Simone Veil Obit, Snoring Dog, and more

Beach boy. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is photographed having fun on a deserted state beach that he helped close to the public, and we hear from a journalist who says Jersey voters are ready to take more than just his T-Bird away.

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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Home Episode

John Diefenbaker's beef with Canada Day, strange Canadian place names, Canadian welcomes 43 Syrian cousins, Dief's childhood home, NYC jewel thief waxes philosophic on stealing from the uber-rich

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Loku Homicide, Travel Ban, NZ Weetabix, Canada 150, Lobster, and more

Firing lines. A coroner's jury in Toronto rules the shooting of Andrew Loku was a homicide -- and his family's lawyer says its time for police to ask why they're more likely to pull the trigger when there's a black man at the end of their gun.

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Star Hostage Call, Gyno Mistake, Online Harassment, Cardinal Charge, and more

A captor's audience. Yesterday, a Toronto Star editor spent 45 minutes on the phone with an agitated man who'd taken a woman hostage at a local massage parlour -- and tonight, that journalist tells how he navigated that conversation.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:23]


Alive Son, Surgery Mistake, Liberal Wrestler, Hong Kong Arrest, Paddington Bear, Bieber's Shoe

A matter of death and life. His family held a funeral for him, and grieved for weeks, but it turns out a California man is very much alive -- which means someone else lies in the grave with his name on it.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:00]


Petya Ransomware, Google Fine, Quebec Arrest, Barbara Frum Hall of Fame, Syria Warning, Penis Rock, and more

Building a worse mouse trap. Another ransomware attack hits computers around the world -- and with their machines rendered virtually useless, plenty of victims are handing over the virtual cash.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:52]


Trump Travel Ban, Fete Nationale, Ugliest Dog, Whales vs. Fishermen, Pride: Taber, and more

A departure on arrivals. Lower courts blocked it, but now the U.S. Supreme Court has partly reinstated it -- and our guest says he'll keep fighting U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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