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3.6 magnitude earthquake hits Amherstburg, felt across Windsor-Essex

An earthquake hit Windsor and Essex County Thursday.

King Mswati III renames Swaziland to eSwatini

Swaziland will now be called eSwatini, which locally means 'land of the Swazis.' King Mswati III says the original name has caused confusion all over the world.

North Korea wants guarantee of security in return for 'complete denuclearization'

North Korea expresses 'a will for a complete denuclearization' in pursuit of a peace deal with the U.S.
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Accused killer made money stealing, selling firearms, witnesses tell court

The Mickell Bailey triple first-degree murder trial continues with testimony that focuses on stolen guns. Bailey is accused of shooting his aunt, cousin and his aunt's boyfriend in November 2015.
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Record Store Day, cartoons and cello concertos: What's on in Calgary this weekend

It's shaping up to be a beautiful weekend in Calgary. Here are a few ideas to get you out of the house.

Bruins' Patrice Bergeron ruled out for Game 4 against Leafs

Boston Bruins centre Patrice Bergeron has been ruled out for Game 4 against the Toronto Maple Leafs with an upper-body injury.
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PCs may offer sensitivity training after MLA's comments labelled racist

The interim leader of the Nova Scotia PC Party says cultural-sensitivity training may be offered to its 16 MLAs after a comment made by one of them was labelled as racist.

Stanley Cup notes: Flyers' Couturier questionable for Game 5

Philadelphia Flyers forward Sean Couturier didn't rule out a return for Friday's Game 5 against the hometown Pittsburgh Penguins.

TIFF announces Cameron Bailey as new co-head

Cameron Bailey will be the new co-lead to the Toronto International Film Festival.

Teslin, Yukon, welcomes new unit of Canadian Rangers

Twelve new recruits were sworn in this week in the community. They'll join some other local Rangers who had been doing patrols elsewhere, to form a new section in Teslin.

Fearless Girl statue to change locations from facing down charging bull to New York Stock Exchange

The famous Fearless Girl statue in New York is changing place. She will no longer be facing down the charging bull but will now face the New York Stock Exchange.
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CBC Northbeat April 19, 2018

CBC Northbeat brings you the latest news and weather from Yukon, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and Northern Quebec.
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Watch Power & Politics for April 19, 2018

Privacy committee MPs discuss their grilling of Facebook executives over Canadians' privacy rights. Plus: Infrastructure Min. Amarjeet Sohi, and former Industry minister James Moore on the Supreme Court's ruling over cross-border trade (and its implications for beer!).

Seattle Mariners turn wacky triple play

The Houston Astros Evan Gattis reached first base after grounding into a double play, but it appears he didn't realize there were only two outs. He was tagged out for the Mariners' 12th triple play in franchise history.
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Seattle Mariners turn wacky triple play

The Houston Astros Evan Gattis reached first base after grounding into a double play, but it appears he didn't realize there were only two outs. He was tagged out for the Mariners' 12th triple play in franchise history.

Blown fuse makes 'loud bang,' Whitehorse school goes into lockdown

RCMP say they received several reports of a 'suspicious noise, possibly gunshots,' near Grey Mountain Primary school in Riverdale Thursday morning.

That 'weird-looking dog' at the Kilcona dog park is actually a pig

Sam Pichette says when she sees how happy her pet, Big the pig, makes people at her regular dog park, it makes her heart feel "so warm."

Dodo whodunit: Feathered creature died from shotgun blast to head

Researchers in the U.K. have discovered that the dodo housed in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History for hundreds of years died a violent death.

Full steam ahead: Group wants to re-establish passenger rail service in northern Ontario

A northern Ontario group plans to advocate for improved public transportation during the upcoming provincial election. The NorthEastern Ontario Rail Network (NEORN) wants passenger rail to return to the region, but there is no mandate from the provincial government.

Floodwaters took Rigaud woman's house but couldn't drive her out for good

A year after historic flooding swamped Rigaud on the Ottawa River, many homeowners are still fighting for compensation and the right to rebuild their water-damaged homes. But one woman has found a measure of closure, just up the hill from where the disaster happened.

Tory unity must have room for Bernier despite book, strategist says

A Montreal strategist says the Conservative party was wise not to publicly shame MP Maxime Bernier for a now-stalled book that accuses Andrew Scheer of pandering to "fake Conservatives" in the Quebec dairy lobby during last year's leadership race.

Tsuut'ina nation flags concerns over Bragg Creek flood mitigation

The Tsuut’ina nation has filed a statement of concern with Alberta Environment over planned berms along the Elbow River that will form part of the Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation Project being built by Rocky View County.

Driver dies in head-on crash with parked police cruiser on Lake Shore Boulevard

A driver is dead after crossing a median and slamming into a parked Toronto police vehicle along Lake Shore Boulevard on Thursday afternoon.
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CBC Northbeat April 19, 2018

Every weeknight, we take the pulse of the North and reflect its diversity

5-vehicle pileup involving parked police cruiser caused delays at Pearson

A five-vehicle pileup is causing major traffic delays at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Thursday, Peel Regional Police say.