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Empire actor Jussie Smollett charged for allegedly lying about attack, police say

Chicago police say Empire actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with felony disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false police report when he reported that he was attacked by two masked men.

Game Wrap: Flames recover to ice Isles

Calgary scored 2 goals in 29 seconds in the 3rd period on the way to beating the New York Islanders 4-2 on Wednesday night at the Saddledome.

CBC Calgary News at 11 February 20, 2019

CBC Calgary News at 11 host Shannon Scott brings you a roundup of the news and weather weeknights right after The National.

Game Wrap: Jets destroyed in Denver by Avalanche

Winnipeg's woes continued on Wednesday night as they fell 7-1 on the road to division-rival Colorado.

Balanced Avalanche offence shines in rout of Jets

Nathan MacKinnon and Matt Calvert scored 11 seconds apart in the third period, Semyon Varlamov made 26 saves in another strong performance and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 7-1 on Wednesday night.

With Zion injured after shoe blows out, No. 8 UNC beats No. 1 Duke

Luke Maye took full advantage of a freak injury to freshman sensation Zion Williamson, finishing with 30 points and 15 rebounds to lead No. 8 North Carolina past No. 1 Duke 88-72 on Wednesday night.

Game Wrap: RJ Barrett scores 33, but Duke loses Zion and the game

Canadian freshman star RJ Barrett matched a season best with 33 points but the No. 8 North Carolina defeated No. 1 Duke 88-72 on Wednesday night in Durham, NC.

Off-duty police officer, woman in serious condition following stabbing outside Delta school

A woman and an off-duty police officer are in serious condition after they were stabbed in front of an elementary school in Delta, B.C. Wednesday afternoon.

Calgary churchgoers say possible gunshot through window interrupted gathering

People gathered at a northwest Calgary church were rattled by what they believed to be a gunshot Wednesday night.

Gaudreau snaps 9-game goalless drought as Flames double up Islanders

Johnny Gaudreau snapped a nine-game goalless drought with his 30th of the season on Wednesday, and the Calgary Flames scored twice in the third period for a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders.

Parents demand longer lunch breaks for 'hangry' school kids

A Richmond, B.C., parent has created an online petition demanding lunchtimes be extended to 35 minutes and be supervised by adults. The petition has over 1,800 signatures.

CBC Winnipeg News February 20, 2019

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CBC Saskatchewan News February 20, 2019

Local and breaking news from the CBC Broadcast Centre in Regina at 11 pm

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Stephane "Matteau, Matteau, Matteau" on famous 1994 2OT goal

This week's episode focuses on the history of the NHL Trade deadline

The National for February 20, 2019

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Fire tears through Bangladesh's capital, kills at least 70

A devastating fire has raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 70 people.

CBC Montreal News February 20, 2019

The CBC Montreal News team brings you up-to-date with today's top stories

CBC Toronto News February 20, 2019

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CBC Ottawa News February 20, 2019

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'We don't know what happened': Family shattered after woman, 18, found dead in snow

The body of 18-year-old Autumn Prince was found Tuesday outside a home in Winnipeg's Centennial neighbourhood.

The Colorado Avalanche crush the Winnipeg Jets 7-1

Colorado exploded with 5 goals in the third period of Wednesday night's game against Winnipeg. The Avalanche ended up winning 7-1.

Momentum is key as unpredictable Scotties heads to championship round

Coming into this year's Scotties Tournament of Hearts there were two clear-cut favourites who were supposed to dominate the field and challenge for the title. Then the bonspiel started and everything changed.

Canada's Auger-Aliassime cruises into Rio Open quarter-finals

Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime cruised into the quarter-finals of the Rio Open by beating Chile's Christian Garin 7-5, 6-4 in second-round action on Wednesday night.

Emergency alert ends after dozens of crashes shut down Trans-Canada Highway in Alberta for hours

A series of multi-vehicle pileups shut down Highway 1 in both directions near Canmore, Alta., on Wednesday with reports of up to 40 vehicles in the ditch due to snow and icy roads.