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'My family is going to die here': Gatineau father recalls tornado terror

As a tornado shredded his Gatineau, Que., apartment Friday afternoon, James Widder gripped his four-year-old daughter by her fingertips, terrified she'd be torn from his grasp.
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Will Rod Rosenstein keep his job? Here's what happened to others who bucked Trump

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: In Trump's mercurial administration, question the president and your tenure can get tenuous; LAPD stirs controversy with predictive policing technology
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The growing influence of AI and technology

Artificial intelligence could eventually replace human relationships as AI is developed to understand people better than fellow humans. Author Yuval Noah Harari spoke to Rosemary Barton about how technology is influencing our daily lives.
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Wettlaufer inquiry enters final week

The inquiry into how former nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer killed eight patients in long-term care homes is entering its final week. The inquiry has heard from supervisors and coworkers and now it will hear from the families of Wettlaufer’s victims.
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High-pressure sales leave man near bankruptcy | CBC Go Public

High-pressure sales tactics used at the door nearly resulted in bankruptcy for a 69-year-old with an intellectual disability. CBC’s Rosa Marchitelli investigates how this happens despite door-to-door sales bans in some provinces.
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Aftermath from twin tornadoes

Twin tornadoes in the Ottawa-Gatineau region have left some homeless and thousands without power. Officials toured the areas on Sunday and promised support while residents are reeling from the experience.
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Kavanaugh creates balancing act for Republicans

Getting Brett Kavanaugh confirmed for the U.S. Supreme Court is a balancing act for his Republican supporters. They want him approved, but in light of the Me Too movement don’t want to be seen as attacking the woman who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

'Predictive policing': Law enforcement revolution or just new spin on old biases? Depends who you ask

Where will the next crime happen? Who might commit it? The Los Angeles Police Department is using computer algorithms to try and predict crime in order to prevent it - and not everyone is happy.
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Author Yuval Noah Harari warns AI will make us 'intolerant' of fellow humans

Israeli author Yuval Noah Harari sat down with The National's Rosemary Barton to promote his recently released book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, and argued that AI excels at what humans do not — its singular ability to understand other humans.

'Burying rivers is not a great idea:' Cities work to uncover their hidden waterways

Cities built atop networks of culverts and sewers where creeks and rivers used to flow are looking for ways to bring forgotten waterways back to the surface.

Russia's handling of Skripal affair shows 'propaganda machine is not working'

Since UK investigators named two Russians as the suspects in the poisoning of Yulia and Sergei Skripal, Russia has tried to counter the narrative. Many observers say the effort is failing, writes Chris Brown.
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New pipeline review met with critics' skepticism

Critics argue that because the Liberals own the pipeline, any review is just for show.
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Trump challenges Kavanaugh accuser's credibility

U.S. President Donald Trump is challenging the credibility of Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.
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Unearthing buried river via 'daylighting' | The Fix

Unearthing the buried Sawmill River in Nova Scotia via 'daylighting' is a lengthy process but comes with environmental and economic benefits. The Fix looks at why the river was buried in the first place and the challenges presented by the process of 'daylighting.'
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Golden Visas: How some wealthy immigrants abuse Quebec's immigration program

An investigation into so-called Golden Visas by Radio-Canada program Enquête reveals the extent some wealthy immigrants have gone to abuse a Quebec immigration program.
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Trading your fitness data for insurance discounts

A Canadian-owned insurance company is hoping you'll trade your fitness data for premium discounts and other incentives.
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Trans Mountain pipeline gets some environmentalists' support

They argue that if the project doesn't get built, the risk of moving oil via rail or ships is far worse than a pipeline.
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Government acknowledges CRA scam… vaguely

The federal government issued a statement acknowledging complaints involving a Canada Revenue Agency scam, but were very vague about what their work involves.
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Sex-ed changes cause students to walk out in protest

The government's decision to revert the curriculum to the 1998 version only affects elementary schools, but older students say they need to stand up for their younger friends.
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Ontario tornado leaves destructive trail

Experts say that based on damage reports, it is likely the tornado will be classified as an EF-2, which have sustained winds from 179 to 218 km/h.

U.S. to increase pressure on Venezuela, secretary of state says

The United States is preparing a "series of actions" in the coming days to increase pressure on the Venezuelan government, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Friday.
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Theresa May discovers why standing out from the crowd sometimes doesn't pay

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Theresa May's is lashing back at the EU over sluggish brexit negotiations; a founder of March For Our Lives movement is leaving the gun control group; researchers get octopuses high on ecstasy
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CRA scam investigation takes CBC News to India

An investigation into a Canada Revenue Agency scam took CBC News to India, as CBC Marketplace investigates one of the biggest cyber-crime schemes in Canadian history.
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Salvaging Muskrat Falls could cost Canadian taxpayers

The hydro-electric development in Labrador is years behind schedule and billions of dollars over budget — if the province can't pay for it, Canadians may have to shoulder the cost of one of biggest hydro projects being built in the world.
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NAFTA talks slowing, impact of Leona Alleslev's move | At Issue

The At Issue panel chimes in on the latest in negotiations, as well as MP Leona Alleslev's move to the Conservative Party and its potential impact on next year's election.
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The National for September 20, 2018

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