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California couple sentenced to life for shackling, abusing their 12 children

David and Louise Turpin were sentenced Friday during an emotional hearing that saw some of the children speak publicly about the abuse for the first time.
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Steve Yzerman named Red Wings GM, leaving Lightning after 9 years

The Detroit Red Wings have scheduled a news conference on Friday afternoon where — according to multiple media reports — it is expected the team will name former captain Steve Yzerman as their new general manager.
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Sally Rooney is being called 'the first great millennial author,' but does Normal People live up to the hype?

Irish writer Sally Rooney has been described by The Guardian as the "literary phenomenon of the decade." Her latest novel, "Normal People," was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, but should you read it? Day 6 books columnist Becky Toyne weighs in.
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Hate likely motivation behind assault, vandalism at BerMax Caffe: police

A woman was assaulted and a Winnipeg restaurant was severely vandalized in what police say was likely a hate-related robbery.
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Not criminal but 'certainly crazy': Journalist says Mueller report is still shocking

National security reporter Marcy Wheeler says although Mueller didn't charge Trump, the evidence is damning
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'She had the biggest heart,' friend says of journalist shot in Northern Ireland riot

Matt Hughes says Lyra McKee was compassionate reporter and an even better friend.
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Jason Kenney says he will revive Alberta's oil sector - but can he deliver in the age of climate change

Incoming Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has promised to stand up for the province's oil and gas sector, but will his efforts to roll back climate policy hinder that cause?
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This trio of eagles - 1 female and 2 males - are raising a family together

"The current birds in the nest have all mated together at one point or another, so they're in an actual intimate relationship together and they all share parenting duties," says Ally Hirschlag, who wrote about the birds for the National Audubon Society conservation group.

Trio of world-renowned climbers missing and presumed dead in Banff avalanche

Three world-renowned climbers — Jess Roskelley, David Lama and Hansjörg Auer — are missing and presumed to have died in an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains.

Philadelphia Flyers cover statue of singer Kate Smith amid racism allegations

The Philadelphia Flyers are covering a statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New York Yankees in cutting ties and looking into allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of God Bless America.
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Alberta's (unofficial) results might be ready Friday as some races remain too close to call

With 84,000 ballots left to count, as of Friday morning, Elections Alberta are hoping to be done early, with one candidate in the handful of undecided races choosing to concede.
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Questions about electoral reform? Referendum commissioner available to answer them

Islanders who still have questions about electoral reform can stop by the office of P.E.I.'s referendum commissioner Saturday and Monday to get them answered.

Hamilton's first legal pot shop set for Saturday opening

Hamilton's first-ever legal pot shop is opening Saturday at The Centre on Barton and owner Steven Fry has adequately prepared for a busy debut weekend.
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Man arrested, spa shut down in human trafficking investigation

Ottawa police have charged a 41-year-old man with 18 offences and shut down a spa in Chinatown after a nearly year-long human trafficking investigation.

City of Vancouver offers up pet rats for $5

Want a pet? A pet rat? This is your golden opportunity.

Journalist shot dead during Northern Ireland riot

Police in Northern Ireland say they believe the dissident republican group New IRA was probably responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry, also known as Derry.
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Canadian Trail: Follow Canada's athletes around the globe

The winter sports season is upon us, which means it's time to follow Canada's athletes on their road to the next Olympic Games.

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Your long weekend guide to events in Metro Vancouver

Here's your guide to family fun in Metro Vancouver this weekend.

'How do I carry this?': What this mother learned about grief after losing 2 children

Grief isn’t something you can 'get over' — but Tapestry guest host Christa Couture wonders if it’s something she can live with. She explores how to process her own devastating loss of two children by looking to how others grieve.
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Trio of apartment buildings pitched near Stampede Park in Calgary

A Calgary developer has big plans for a long parking lot just west of Stampede Park.

Missing man, 62, last seen in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police are asking for help to find a missing man last seen in March.
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Mueller report won't sway public opinion enough for Democrats to attempt impeaching Trump: journalist

After much anticipation, U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has finally been made public - except for the redacted parts, that is. But what we do know about the report's contents is plenty to talk about. A panel of experts talk us through it.

Long weekend traffic creates lengthy waits at ferry terminals, border crossings

Sailings from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay are seeing three-sailing waits.

'Be prepared to evacuate': Flooding imminent along St. John River, EMO says

Residents who live along flood-prone areas of the St. John River should stay clear of the riverbanks, protect their homes, check on their neighbours and be prepared to evacuate, says New Brunswick’s Emergency Measures Organization.