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Top U.S. diplomat in Saudi Arabia for talks over missing journalist

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Tuesday in Saudi Arabia for talks with King Salman over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, who vanished two weeks ago during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

St. John's man takes on world's best in Ironman championships

On a hot day in Hawaii, Ryan Brown took on the heat and the the best triathletes in the world.
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Rate freeze versus fiscal responsibility— what municipal candidates are saying about taxes

As always, property tax rates are top of mind for northern Ontario voters in this municipal election campaign. And several candidates are pledging to freeze taxes— a promise that's worked with northern voters before.
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Sex trade to come under scrutiny at missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry

Canada's inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is expected to focus attention Tuesday on the sex trade.
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Australian PM criticized for possibly recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, whose government faces a crucial byelection in four days, said on Tuesday Canberra was open to recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, prompting concern from Indonesian and Palestinian officials.

'It's exciting and very humbling': Rebecca Alty is the new mayor of Yellowknife

Alty served two terms as city councillor. Most recently, she worked in communications for Diavik Diamond Mine and previously worked for the territorial government.
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Canadian Blood Services mulling shorter wait time for gay donors

As Canadian Blood Services considers further reducing the wait time for gay men giving blood to three months after having sex, some experts say labelling an entire group of people as high risk isn't the best way to protect the blood supply.
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National Ballet of Canada dazzles audiences on first-ever tour of Russia

It may be a country that gave rise to Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty, but Canada's top ballet dancers wowed a Moscow audience as it opened its first-ever tour of Russia with a program of contemporary dance.
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2 paramedics suspended pending disciplinary hearing

Two Ambulance New Brunswick paramedics have been suspended, pending a public disciplinary hearing into their response to a call from a Saint John-area woman whose husband was suffering severe chest pains.
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How 3 members of a Toronto family were hit by different drivers all in the same year

In the latest instalment of CBC Toronto's Safer Streets series, a Danforth-area family is sharing their story of loss and close-calls — and calling for change.
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Lose your illusions. It's an ugly, dystopian world: Neil Macdonald

People my age grew up believing the world, led by the West, was becoming ever more progressive. It wasn't, and it isn't. All it took was one ambitious real estate huckster to dispel the illusion.

Londoner worries about fate of 'life-changing' cystic fibrosis drug

Sylvie van Geel lives with cystic fibrosis, and says the drug Orkambi has made her life easier. She wants the drug, which costs $250,000 a year, to be included on public benefit programs.
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Carleton Place mayor facing fresh misconduct allegations

Carleton Place Mayor Louis Antonakos, who's running for re-election, has again been scolded by the town's integrity commissioner over interactions with staff.
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Tuesday will require a jacket

Still blustery this morning after last nights strong winds across the region.
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Greenhouse growers turn to cannabis to cash in on lucrative crop

A growing number of fruit and vegetable farmers in southern Ontario are switching over to cannabis or at least adding it to their production. That means additional demand for water, electricity and other municipal services — a financial challenge for small towns like Leamington.

Medical marijuana greenhouses causing a stink in rural Ontario

You can see them and you can smell them: license holders are growing personal medical marijuana in Windsor-Essex greenhouses, and they're frustrating residents and exasperating officials.
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Municipality where bridge collapsed opening day doesn't regret declining provincial cash for better bridge

The rural municipality in eastern Saskatchewan where a new bridge collapsed just hours after opening had previously turned down provincial funding that would have paid for a better bridge.
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Clive Doucet releases list of donors to mayoral campaign

Ottawa mayoral candidate Clive Doucet has released a list of donors to his mayoral campaign, joining a list of other Ottawa municipal candidates who have done so in effort to make transparency a campaign issue.

Make America Dinner Again: Tableside for a potluck that serves up food, booze and dicey debate

On a recent Sunday night, eight U.S. voters met for a supper club known as "Make America Dinner Again," a nationwide project that makes tablemates of strangers with clashing political ideologies. Find out if anyone had to use the safe word, "hummus."
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Campfires and cannabis: Parks Canada says it's OK to smoke pot at campsites

Millions of visitors to Canada's national parks can add cannabis to their camping kits. Parks Canada said people can consume marijuana at their campsites after it becomes legal Wednesday.

Meet your e-dealer: Shopify confident its online tech can handle cannabis demand

If the rollout of legal recreational marijuana goes more-or-less smoothly this week, an Ottawa-based tech firm will be able to claim at least some of the credit.

What happens inside a Saint John cannabis lounge?

Bar stools. Music. Snacks. Friendly server. It's like a pub — minus the alcohol.