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Surgeon transforms amputees' mobility by melding bone and metal

An Iraqi-born doctor who is now an orthopedic surgeon in Australia has revolutionized prosthetics for amputees. It's called osseointegration, a surgical procedure where a titanium rod-like implant is inserted directly into the bone of a patient's residual limb, then connected to a state-of-the-art prosthetis.

Representatives of Maduro and Guaido to meet in Norway for crisis talks

The crisis in Venezuela is moving in a new direction. The Norway is hosting talks between representatives of President Nicolas Maduro's government and opposition leader Juan Guaido. The two sides have been fighting for control of the country. But they have reached a stalemate.

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru

A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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3-hectare Yukon wildfire burning near Haines Junction

The human-caused wildfire is spreading north and away from the village of Haines Junction, says Yukon fire information officer on Saturday night.
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Folklore at 50: Tradition and culture alive as MUN folklore celebrates 50 years

Professors and students are looking back on the folklore faculty’s 50 years of finding and preserving stories and songs.

Couple hounded by confused strangers scammed looking for free puppies

For the past two years people have been coming to Lara and Brett Ryan's home in Fergusons Cove, N.S., to pick up a free puppy. But it is a scam.

Walking without pain: How a new surgical procedure is giving hope to some amputees

Jason Simunic is one of a handful of Canadian amputees who have undergone osseointegration surgery — a technique that's growing in popularity around the world.

Trump basks under Japan PM Abe's charm offensive

The U.S. President Donald Trump says he's been having 'great fun' this weekend. He's on a four-day state visit to Japan. The Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has lavished Trump with golf, gifts, and a sumo tournament.
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50th anniversary of John and Yoko's bed-in celebrated in Old Montreal

The Phi Foundation's latest exhibition serves, in part, as a documentary of the famous 1969 Montreal bed-in by John Lennon and Ono. 

Final votes cast in European elections

It's the final day of voting for elections in the European Union. EU citizens are voting for the European Parliament. This year's elections are especially significant because the EU is still trying to negotiate Brexit. Britain is supposed to leave on October 31st. But with the impending departure of Prime Minister Theresa May, it's not clear if that will happen.

At least two dead after Oklahoma tornado

In Oklahoma, at least two people are dead and several others missing after a tornado ripped through the town of El Reno. The rescue crews are going door to door searching for victims. Aerial footage shows debris scattered over streets and cars. A hotel and several businesses were also severely damaged. The Mayor of El Reno says a shelter has been opened for the victims.

At least 2 dead after suspected tornado destroys Oklahoma motel

A suspected tornado has left at least two people dead after it flattened a motel and caused widespread damage to a mobile home park in the Oklahoma City suburb of El Reno.

Magnitude-8.0 quake strikes Amazon jungle in northern Peru

A magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck north-central Peru early this Sunday. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake hit at a depth of 114 kilometers. There are no reports of casualties so far. In the capital, Lima, people ran out of their homes in fear. Power cuts are reported in a number of Amazonian cities.
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Ground search team back to assist in locating missing Island fisherman

A ground search team will be back on Sunday to help in the search for an Island fisherman missing since Tuesday.
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Montreal News Update

News Update from CBC Montreal
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Thunder Bay, Ont., police charge two over 2014 homicide

Thunder Bay, Ont., police have charged two people with first-degree murder in connection with a homicide that took place nearly five years ago on the city's south side.

Cannes 2019: South Korean director Bong Joon-ho wins top prize

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's social satire Parasite, about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or, on Saturday.

'How can they do this?' Family struggles to get home after Sunwing cancels flight with 4 days' notice

The Juanima family’s vacation ended on a sour note when they found out — four days in advance — that their flight home on Sunwing had been cancelled. After being contacted by CBC News, Sunwing found flights for all family members
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Watch as man roughly ejected from Atlantic Gold public meeting (Video from Scott Beaver)

A Nova Scotia man says he's shaken and sore after he was arrested in a rough manner at a public meeting about gold mining in Sherbrooke, N.S., on Thursday evening. (Video from Scott Beaver)
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Watch men's World Rugby Sevens: London

Watch action from the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in London.
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Canada falls to U.S. in Cup quarter-finals at London 7s

Canada finished their appearance at the men's World Rugby Sevens event in London with losses to the U.S. and Ireland.
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Two new cases of measles confirmed in Saint John

Both new cases are linked to a previous confirmed case at Kennbecasis Valley High School.
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The Weekly with Wendy Mesley LIVE

The Weekly with Wendy Mesley for Sunday May 26, 2019.
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Fort McMurray filmmakers marvel after winning award for web series Nerdvana

A group of filmmakers in Fort McMurray won the award for Best Ensemble Cast at the Miami Web Fest this year, and now they’re trying to get more funding to work on the next season of their web series, Nerdvana.

Why rock climber Alex Honnold risks no ropes hundreds of metres above ground

For the 33-year-old climber, the answer is pretty simple.