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Meet the Trumps: From Immigrant to President

The remarkable history of Donald Trump's family and an extraordinary immigration success story. From penniless German settlers to billionaire tycoons, what do his roots reveal about the United States' 45th President?

Lynn Crosbie reimagines A Clockwork Orange's Malcolm McDowell in new novel Chicken

For her latest novel, Crosbie reimagines English actor Malcolm McDowell as a washed-up actor in his 50s who falls in love with a mysterious 21-year-old woman.
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How Tima Kurdi is honouring the memory of her nephew with her book, The Boy on the Beach

The author and activist discusses why it was important for the world to know Alan Kurdi and the Syrian refugee crisis.
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Irving Shipbuilding says tentative deal reached with Halifax Shipyard workers

The new deal comes just a week after shipyard workers rejected an earlier tentative agreement and had threatened to walk off the job.
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Palestinian doctor in St. John's joins Freedom Flotilla Coalition to Gaza

MUN professor and rheumatologist says the area has delved into "something inhumane."

5 years after the flood, plans for berm threaten to divide Bowness

Bowness residents came together to help each other out during the 2013 flood, but now a proposed barrier along the riverbank threatens to split the northwest community.

'He wasn't functioning': How a video game addiction turned one family upside down

A British mother who has gone to extraordinary lengths to curb her son's addiction to video games welcomes the World Health Organization's decision to officially recognize obsessive gaming as a mental health condition.
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Ronaldo scores record-setting goal in win over Morocco

Cristiano Ronaldo has made European football history by scoring in a 1-0 win for Portugal that also meant Morocco was the first team eliminated from the World Cup in Russia.
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2 men attacked with baseball bats raced to hospital with serious head injuries

Two men were taken to hospital after what police described as a "violent assault" early Wednesday morning.

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What's in a (paint colour) name? A lot for the loved ones of Victoria Best

The death of a well-liked music teacher last fall left the town of Clarenville reeling.
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Police widen search for 'threat to the community' Jason Murray, after he left St. Joe's

Hamilton police say 38-year-old Jason Murray has been arrested after he disappeared last Wednesday from St. Joe's West 5th mental health campus.

Kenora OPP renew call for help to find missing 15-year-old boy

OPP in Kenora area still searching for missing boy and asking again for the public's help to locate 15-year-old James Fleury-Wolke.
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One Whitehorse family's yearlong search for a home

Mother, her fiancé and three kids have until June 30 to move out and haven't found a home they can afford.
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Union membership in Alberta creeping up

Changes to the Alberta Labour Relations Code by the Alberta government in 2017 have resulted in the highest number of single-year, new union certifications in Alberta in a decade.
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Language watchdog's final report complains province isn't doing enough for bilingualism

Katherine d’Entremont says the Gallant government has fallen short on meeting bilingualism obligations.

Discount airline Swoop set to take flight from Hamilton

On Tuesday, Hamilton hosted the launch of no-frills airline, Swoop. On Wednesday, the carrier will make its maiden Hamilton voyage.
My Life in Comics

What is the power of superhero storytelling? Yanick Paquette talks comics at Montreal's Librairie Z Bookstore

The Montreal illustrator of X-Men, Batman and Wonder Woman shares the comics he loved reading.
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U.S. Homeland Security secretary driven out of restaurant by protestors

Kirstjen Nielsen dining in Mexican restaurant is set upon by vocal group of people opposing the detention of migrant children

Burning Doors: What happens when an anti-Putin Pussy Rioter teams up with a theatre company in exile?

A new stage show based on the experiences of artists who say they've been censored, imprisoned and tortured in Russia makes its Canadian debut at Luminato tonight.

The Current for June 20, 2018

From Yazidi women settling in Canada after surviving sexual slavery but who are not at peace knowing their family members are in the hands of ISIS; to the support Yazidi refugees rely on; to a bill passed that pushes legalizing weed forward; to the impact of scrapping cap-and-trade in Ontario ... This is The Current.

A jazz lover's guide to the 2018 Montreal International Jazz Festival

Running from June 28 to July 7, this year's festival offers plenty of attractions for jazz enthusiasts.
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Saint-Charles man charged in hit-and-run death of Brady Francis

Maurice Johnson of Saint-Charles has been charged with failing to stop at the scene of the accident where Brady Francis was killed in February.
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Toddler migrants held in at least 3 shelters in Texas

Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three "tender age" shelters in south Texas, The Associated Press has learned.
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Several European leaders to meet Sunday to seek migration consensus

Several European leaders, including from France, Germany, Italy and Austria, will hold talks on Sunday on migration, an issue bringing bitter political divisions to a head in Europe and increasingly in the United States.