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Mar 22, 2019

Priest stabbed during morning mass at Montreal's Saint Joseph's Oratory
The suspect ran at the priest from the back of the rectory and attacked him with a sharp weapon, said a spokesperson for the oratory.



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Mar 22, 2019

China has stopped buying Canadian canola seed
Chinese importers are unwilling to purchase Canadian canola seed at the moment, the group that represents the industry in Canada says.



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Mar 22, 2019

EU, Syria reject Trump's statement on Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights
U.S. President Donald Trump says it was time to back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory Israel seized from Syria in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.



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Mar 22, 2019

Cyclone Idai deaths could exceed 1,000 in southern Africa
Even as floodwaters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, fears rose that the death toll could soar as bodies are revealed.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 22, 2019

Meet the Canadian who took on rental giant Airbnb — and won
Last-minute cancellations are the top complaint for Airbnb guests. But what's the home-sharing platform doing about it?



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Mar 22, 2019

How to make your home greener (and more efficient)
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how to make your home more eco-friendly, how climate change is affecting the U.S. military and a novel way of recycling styrofoam.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 22, 2019

If Trudeau takes his own advice, he will take a stand against Quebec's religious symbols ban: Robyn Urback
In the aftermath of the New Zealand massacre, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood in the House of Commons and chastised politicians for looking the other way in the face of bigotry. He had a point. Which is why he should take a stand against dog whistle politics in Quebec.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 22, 2019

'I'm hoarding': Ontario's basic income recipients prepare for program's early end
Ontario's basic income pilot project was widely expected to last three years, and for participants who made financial commitments based on that timeline, the program's early end is creating new financial stresses.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 22, 2019

'The insult': Ottawa's move to honour Métis war vets comes after years of stonewalling
Nearly 20 years ago, when Veterans Affairs Canada documented the "discrimination and outright fraud" perpetrated against the country's aboriginal war veterans, it deliberately excluded former Métis soldiers. Now it's moving to reverse that injustice - too late for most of the veterans affected by it.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 22, 2019

New Zealand promised and delivered a gun ban. Here's why the U.S. can't do the same
The gun-policy changes were dramatic and, remarkably, for a Western nation with a powerful pro-firearms lobby, they came swiftly. But this was the New Zealand parliament, not the United States government. And one shouldn't expect the U.S. to follow New Zealand's lead.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 22, 2019

Taking a final bow: Schitt's Creek and TV hits that creators ended on their terms
The threat of cancellation doesn't necessarily faze the devoted fanbase of a hit TV show. But a distinct branch of creators are making the bittersweet decision to fade to black after just a few seasons.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 22, 2019

Truck driver who caused Humboldt Broncos crash to be sentenced Friday
The truck driver who caused the Humboldt Broncos bus crash should learn his fate this morning in a Melfort, Sask., courtroom.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 44
The death toll in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 44, with another 90 people seriously injured, the local government reported Friday.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 47
A massive explosion at an eastern China chemical plant with a long record of safety violations has killed at least 47 people and injured hundreds, 90 of them seriously.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

White House rejects Democrats' request for information on Trump-Putin talks
The White House rejected a request by congressional Democrats that it provide information about U.S. President Donald Trump's communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin, House Democratic leaders said Thursday, suggesting they would take further action.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Philpott and Wilson-Raybould can speak freely on SNC-Lavalin in Commons, says former House law clerk
For the past 24 hours, opposition MPs in the House of Commons have staged a series of consecutive confidence votes to pressure the Liberal government to let the former attorney general and justice minister answer more questions before a committee of MPs - but according to a former law clerk of the House, that pressure tactic was unnecessary.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Philpott and Wilson-Raybould can speak freely on SNC-Lavalin in Commons, says former law clerk
For the past 24 hours, opposition MPs in the House of Commons have staged a series of consecutive confidence votes to pressure the Liberal government to let the former attorney general and justice minister answer more questions before a committee of MPs - but according to a former law clerk of the House, that pressure tactic was unnecessary.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

'We are one:' New Zealand PM joins thousands to mourn mosque attack victims
New Zealanders gathered for nationwide prayers to mark one week since mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch killed 50 worshippers.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

New Zealanders gather for public prayers 1 week after mosque shootings
New Zealanders gathered for nationwide prayers on Friday local time to mark one week since mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch killed 50 worshippers.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

New Zealanders prepare for public Friday prayers 1 week after mass shootings
New Zealanders were preparing for nationwide prayers Friday to mark one week since a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch killed 50 worshippers.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Man who sent pipe bombs to CNN and prominent Democrats pleads guilty
The Florida man who sent several pipe bombs to critics of U.S. President Donald Trump and to CNN pleased guilty today.



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Mar 21, 2019

Man who sent pipe bombs to CNN, prominent Democrats pleads guilty
The Florida man who sent several pipe bombs to critics of U.S. President Donald Trump and to CNN pleaded guilty Thursday.



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Mar 21, 2019

Another OPP officer dies by suicide
An Ontario Provincial Police constable at a detachment in Ottawa has taken his own life, the 13th reported suicide of an active or retired member of the police force since 2012.



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Mar 21, 2019

Air Canada says their 737 Max jets have all safety features Boeing sells as extras
Air Canada says it has additional safety systems installed on all of their Boeing 737 Max jets after media reports suggest that Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines jets that recently crashed didn't have the most upgraded safety features.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit suddenly gets real as emergency Cobra committee takes charge of No Deal preparations
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: U.K.'s full Brexit crisis plan, known as Operation Yellowhammer, scheduled to go into effect on Monday; the temperature around the SNC-Lavalin affair is rising.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Judge considers 'shockingly high' sentence request for truck driver in Humboldt bus crash
Legal experts question Crown prosecutor Thomas Healey's reasoning that truck driver Jaskirat Singh Sidhu should receive a 10-year prison sentence related to the Saskatchewan crash that killed 16 people and injured 13 on the Humboldt Broncos bus nearly a year ago.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Facebook says it stored millions of passwords in plain text, sparking security fears
Facebook said there is no evidence its employees abused access to this data, and that the passwords were stored on internal company servers, where no outsiders could access them. But the incident reveals a huge oversight for the company amid a slew of bruises and stumbles in the last couple of years.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Trudeau defends actions as Philpott asks if Wilson-Raybould was sidelined over SNC-Lavalin
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insists he did not shuffle Jody Wilson-Raybould over the SNC-Lavalin matter, contrary to former top minister Jane Philpott's argument that there was "a reason" for dropping her from the justice and attorney general posts.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Great Lakes are rapidly warming, likely to trigger more flooding and extreme weather
The Great Lakes region is warming faster than the rest of the U.S., which likely will bring more flooding and other extreme weather such as heat waves and drought, according to a scientific report.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Great Lakes rapidly warming, likely to trigger more flooding and extreme weather
The Great Lakes region is warming faster than the rest of the U.S., which likely will bring more flooding and other extreme weather such as heat waves and drought, according to a scientific report.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

'I don't have the answer': Government lawyer responds when asked how U.S. will track migrants in Mexico
A U.S. judge on Wednesday questioned how the government would be able to properly attend to Central American asylum seekers forced to live in Mexico while their claims are processed, on the same day the government expanded the program to El Paso.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Daniel and Eugene Levy to end Schitt's Creek after Season 6
Schitt's Creek fans: Prepare to say goodbye to the Rose family. Father-and-son co-creators Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy have announced the story will come to an end next year.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Marathon Commons vote ends, but Philpott interview raises new questions about SNC-Lavalin affair
The Conservatives' marathon vote protest in the Commons that ended just before 1 a.m. ET in Ottawa got an added boost from a Maclean's magazine interview with Jane Philpott, who said there's "much more to the story" of the SNC-Lavalin controversy.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Marathon Commons vote ends, but Philpott interview raises news questions about SNC-Lavalin affair
The Conservatives' marathon vote protest in the Commons that ended just before 1 a.m. ET in Ottawa got an added boost from a Maclean's magazine interview with Jane Philpott, who said there's "much more to the story" of the SNC-Lavalin controversy.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Marathon vote session rocked by Philpott interview on SNC-Lavalin, cabinet resignation
The Conservatives' marathon vote protest got an added boost this morning with Jane Philpott's interview in Maclean's magazine in which she says there's "much more to the story" when it comes to the SNC-Lavalin affair.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines crash captain untrained on 737 Max simulator, pilot colleague says
The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight did not practice on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 Max 8 before he died in a crash with 157 others, a pilot colleague said.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Prosecutors believe accused in Utrecht tram shooting had 'terrorist motive'
The accused in a shooting this week on a Dutch tram that left three people dead is believed to have acted with terrorist intent, and authorities are also investigating whether he had other personal motives, prosecutors said on Thursday.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Rachel Notley's NDP starts Alberta campaign with big hill to climb
Rachel Notley and the NDP have plenty of ground to make up in the next several weeks if they're going to make the Alberta election race competitive with Jason Kenney's United Conservatives.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

'Very, very bad scene' after Toronto transit bus slams into 2 homes, causing extensive damage
Two families were forced from their homes overnight when a transit bus slammed into two houses in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough, causing extensive damage to both.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Toronto transit bus slams into 2 homes, causing extensive damage
"We're concerned there may be some structural damage to the house," Toronto police Insp. Jim Gotell said.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

More than 200 dead in Mozambique after cyclone, thousands in need of rescue
The death toll after a powerful cyclone in Mozambique stood at 217 and around 15,000 people still needed to be rescued, the Minister of Land and Environment Celso Correia said on Thursday.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Cyclone death toll exceeds 500 in southern Africa
Over 500 people died from a cyclone in southern Africa, with hundreds more feared dead in towns and villages that were completely submerged, officials say. 



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Budget's real estate top-up could push up the price of cheaper homes: Don Pittis
Wondering how the government's budget measures will affect the housing market? You're not alone.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

There's no easy answer to the 'one issue per visit' problem
It's difficult to find any statistics on it, but Canadians have likely encountered the "one issue per visit" rule in a doctor's office or know of someone who has.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

The 'life sentence' of remorse for drivers who cause deadly crashes
The trucker who caused the Humboldt Broncos bus crash is expected to be sentenced to prison this week. But four drivers who also caused fatal collisions say the true punishment is a lifetime of remorse. They share their experiences living with the consequences of their actions.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

Russia's 'fairy tale' Siberian tigers beating long odds for a comeback
After decades of poaching and habitat loss pushed the Siberian tiger population toward extinction, the symbol of Russian pride is making a comeback through conservation efforts and a crackdown on illegal hunting.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

EU leaders open to Brexit delay if May can push deal through Parliament
European Union leaders meeting for a Brexit summit are likely to grant Britain a short extension, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, if the British government can win parliamentary support next week for its divorce deal.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

EU leaders to hear May's plea for a Brexit delay
Prime Minister Theresa May was trying to persuade European Union leaders on Thursday to delay Brexit by up to three months, with her plans to leave the bloc in chaos just eight days before Britain's scheduled departure.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 21, 2019

British PM Theresa May accepts EU's counter-offer to delay Brexit
European Union leaders have offered Britain a choice of short delays to its departure from the European Union, postponing Brexit, due March 29, until at least mid-April.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

New Zealand banning semi-automatic, assault rifles after mosque shootings
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned under stronger new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country's worst mass shooting.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

SNC Lavalin could suffer takeover, lose 9,000 jobs overseas, says CEO
If it's convicted of fraud and bribery charges, SNC Lavalin could end up being taken over by another company and its 9,000 jobs in Canada could move abroad, the company's CEO told Radio-Canada in an interview.



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Mar 20, 2019

SNC-Lavalin boss says company could lose 9,000 jobs overseas, despite evidence to contrary
If convicted of fraud and bribery charges, SNC-Lavalin could end up being taken over by another company, and its 9,000 jobs in Canada could move abroad, the company's CEO told Radio-Canada in an interview.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

SNC-Lavalin could suffer takeover, lose 9,000 jobs overseas, says CEO
If it's convicted of fraud and bribery charges, SNC-Lavalin could end up being taken over by another company and its 9,000 jobs in Canada could move abroad, the company's CEO told Radio-Canada in an interview.



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Mar 20, 2019

Philpott faced 'tough' questions from Liberal MPs in today's regional caucus meeting
Jane Philpott, who resigned from cabinet earlier this month over the SNC-Lavalin affair, faced a barrage of tough questions from her Liberal colleagues today during a closed-door session of the Ontario caucus, sources told CBC News.



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Mar 20, 2019

Visit from classmates a wish come true for northern Manitoba girl fighting brain cancer in Winnipeg
After being diagnosed with brain cancer in December, Grade 4 student Kailyn Danielson's wish was to spend a day with her classmates from Cranberry Portage school in Winnipeg. The Frontier School Division and a handful of Manitoba-based companies worked together to make that wish come true.



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Mar 20, 2019

Hockey night in Cree: Announcers preparing for historic NHL broadcast Sunday
When the Montreal Canadiens face the Carolina Hurricanes this Sunday, the NHL game will be called in Plains Cree during a historic broadcast. Sportsnet and the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network say it will be the first NHL game to air in a Cree language.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

Looming marathon voting session could slow down government efforts to sell budget
MPs might have to stock up on stamina (and caffeine) as they brace for what could be a marathon voting session in the House of Commons.



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Mar 20, 2019

Budget sales effort could be torpedoed as MPs prepare for marathon voting session
MPs might have to stock up on stamina (and caffeine) as they brace for what could be a marathon voting session in the House of Commons.



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Mar 20, 2019

Conservatives trigger marathon voting session amid SNC-Lavalin concerns
MPs might have to stock up on stamina (and caffeine) as they brace for what could be a marathon voting session in the House of Commons.



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Mar 20, 2019

Bad week for billionaires as some of world's richest tangle with the law
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: ; some of world's richest discover they aren't beyond reach of the law; the hidden Canadian toll of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash; why master-planned cities are a massive new global investment vehicle.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes quits Liberal caucus
Whitby, Ont. MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes has quit the Liberal caucus and will sit as an independent. The PMO has denied her allegations that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became angry and hostile with her when she informed him she was not seeking re-election.



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Mar 20, 2019

Doug Ford didn't breach rules in appointing friend to run Ontario's police force, integrity watchdog says
Ontario's integrity commissioner says Premier Doug Ford did not breach conflict of interest rules in the appointment of his friend Ron Taverner as Ontario Provincial Police commissioner.



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Mar 20, 2019

Doug Ford didn't breach rules in Taverner appointment, integrity commissioner says
Ontario's integrity commissioner says Premier Doug Ford did not breach conflict of interest rules during the process that would have appointed his friend Ron Taverner as Ontario Provincial Police commissioner.



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Mar 20, 2019

SNC-Lavalin CEO says firm never cited 9,000 jobs as reason for deserving DPA
The head of SNC-Lavalin says its role as a Canadian global champion will be undermined if the embattled engineering firm is barred from bidding on federal contracts and its local employees are forced to work for foreign competitors.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

Mom had cocaine, OxyContin in system on night toddler was swept away in river, court docs show
The mother of Kaden Young, who died after being swept away in the Grand River during flooding on Feb. 21, 2018, tested positive for Percocet, OxyContin, cocaine and alcohol that night, according to court documents.



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Mar 20, 2019

U.S. Federal Reserve holds interest rates steady
The Federal Reserve is leaving its key interest rate unchanged and projecting no rate hikes in 2019, dramatically underscoring its plan to be "patient" about any further increases.



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Mar 20, 2019

U.S. Federal Reserve says holds interest rates steady
The Federal Reserve is leaving its key interest rate unchanged and projecting no rate hikes in 2019, dramatically underscoring its plan to be "patient" about any further increases.



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Mar 20, 2019

Cockpit recording of doomed Lion Air jet depicts pilots' frantic search for fix before crash: sources
The pilots of a doomed Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 scoured a handbook as they struggled to understand why the jet was lurching downwards, but ran out of time before it hit the water, three people with knowledge of the cockpit voice recorder contents said.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

Hamilton officer charged with discreditable conduct after arresting journalist
A Hamilton police officer is facing Police Services Act charges in connection with the arrest of two photojournalists at the scene of a fatal accident in 2017.



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Mar 20, 2019

'Today I am free,' victim tells man sentenced in sexsomnia case
A man convicted of sexually assaulting a woman at a house party in 2011 will spend one year in jail and three more on probation after the last of several appeals was rejected in court Wednesday. 



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Mar 20, 2019

Lynn Beyak broke Senate's code of conduct by posting racist letters, ethics officer says
The Senate's ethics officer says Sen. Lynn Beyak violated the upper chamber's conflict-of-interest code by posting racist letters about Indigenous people on her website.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

Texas-sized surprise: 45 rattlesnakes found underneath house
A Texas homeowner who reported seeing a few snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes underneath his house.



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Mar 20, 2019

EU regulators fine Google $1.68B US for abusing online ads market
European Union regulators have fined Google $1.68-billion US fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising.



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Mar 20, 2019

Canadian health care's 'one issue per visit' problem
When a mother took her son to a doctor's appointment recently, she noticed a message in the waiting room. "For your safety and ours, please limit the discussion with your provider to one issue per visit." Her tweet about it, sparked a debate about a longstanding issue in the health-care system.



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Mar 20, 2019

An unusually eventful budget day sets the stage for the coming election
Bill Morneau's fourth budget is in the books, and that's a good thing since he didn't get a chance to deliver his speech in the Commons on Tuesday because of the din made by Conservative MPs determined to keep the public's attention on the SNC-Lavalin affair.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

Budget includes watchdog agency for border guards
Canadians will soon be able to lodge complaints if they feel they were mistreated by a border officer.



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Mar 20, 2019

Budget includes watchdog agency for border officers
Canadians will soon be able to lodge complaints with an independent watchdog if they feel they were mistreated by a border officer.



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Mar 20, 2019

Police 'strongly believe' suspected Christchurch gunman planned to attack 3rd mosque
As the first funerals were held for some of the 50 victims in the Christchurch mosque attacks, New Zealand police announced that they believed the accused shooter was on his way to attack a third target when his vehicle was rammed by police officers.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

Liberals dust off Conservative playbook for a worried dairy sector
Faced with an anxious dairy industry poised to complicate the next federal election for the Liberals — particularly in rural ridings in Quebec and Ontario — the federal Liberals are reviving the previous Conservative government's compensation plan to ease the pain of recent trade agreements.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

Scientists find another clue to some of the most powerful solar storms to hit Earth
Scientists have found evidence of a major solar storm that struck Earth more than 2,600 years ago — a finding they say holds relevance today, given how vulnerable some of our modern technology can be to the sun's activity.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

The case for denying mass killers fame in order to fight the deadly 'contagion effect'
In a bid to deny mass killers the infamy they seek, New Zealand's prime minister refuses to utter the name of the suspected gunman in last week's deadly mosque shootings in Christchurch. Activists behind the No Notoriety movement say it's the right call, and hope media outlets follow suit.



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Mar 20, 2019

Unpacking the alleged New Zealand mosque killer's bizarre fascination with medieval Balkan fighters
The 28-year-old accused of killing 50 people in two Christchurch mosques on Friday had written the names of Christian Serbian military leaders — in Cyrillic script — on his guns and ammunition.



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Mar 20, 2019

Why the accused New Zealand killer was fascinated with Serbia, Ottoman Empire
The 28-year-old accused of killing 50 people in two Christchurch mosques on Friday had written the names of Christian Serbian military leaders — in Cyrillic script — on his guns and ammunition.



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Mar 20, 2019

Theresa May asks EU to delay Brexit until June 30
British Prime Minister Theresa May says she asked the European Union on Wednesday to delay the country's divorce from the bloc by 3½ months, until June 30.



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Mar 20, 2019

Theresa May asks to delay Brexit until June 30, but EU offers conditional response
British Prime Minister Theresa May says she asked the European Union on Wednesday to delay the country's divorce from the bloc until June 30, but the EU's chief said approval comes with a condition.



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Mar 20, 2019

British PM Theresa May to ask EU for short Brexit delay
British Prime Minister Theresa May will ask the European Union on Wednesday for a delay to the country's divorce from the bloc, due to take place in nine days, but the EU warned it could keep Britain waiting for an answer.



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Mar 20, 2019

British PM to request short delay to Brexit: reports
British Prime Minister Theresa May will request a short delay to Brexit in a letter to the European Union on Wednesday, the BBC and Sky reported on Wednesday.



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Mar 20, 2019

Mozambique mourns, Zimbabwe buries dead from Cyclone Idai
Zimbabwe is retrieving and burying bodies Wednesday as Mozambique begins three days of national mourning for victims of Cyclone Idai, one of the most destructive storms southern Africa has experienced in decades.



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Mar 20, 2019

Mozambique mourns, Zimbabwe death toll rises from Cyclone Idai
Mozambique began three days of national mourning on Wednesday for more than 200 victims of Cyclone Idai, while the death toll in neighbouring Zimbabwe rose to more than 100 from one of the most destructive storms to strike southern Africa in decades.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 20, 2019

Disney closes $71B US deal for Fox entertainment assets
Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting Cinderella, The Simpsons, Star Wars and Dr. Strange under one corporate roof.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 19, 2019

Father and son who fled Syria buried in New Zealand after mosque shooting
A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first two funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that horrified a nation known for being welcoming and diverse.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 19, 2019

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Mar 19, 2019

Budget 2019: $1.4B in loans to be forgiven or reimbursed to Indigenous groups for treaty negotiations
The federal government announced in its 2019 budget it will be forgiving loans to Indigenous groups who have taken on debt to negotiate comprehensive claims and treaties.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 19, 2019

Fact check: Bill Morneau's budget speech
Finance Minister Bill Morneau has delivered his fourth budget — a document that includes billions in new spending meant to tackle what he called Canadians' economic "anxieties": millennials struggling to buy homes, dislocated workers needing new skills to compete in the modern economy and seniors concerned about maintaining steady incomes in retirement. CBC News fact-checked key parts of his budget speech.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 19, 2019

Father of Ontario girl found safe after Amber Alert won't be charged, police say
No charges will be laid against the father of a five-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert on Tuesday, but was found safe in Markham, Ont., according to York Regional Police.



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Mar 19, 2019

Girl, 5, found safe after alleged abduction by father from Markham school
Police in York Region say they have located a five-year-old girl whose alleged abduction by her father prompted an Amber Alert on Tuesday afternoon.



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Mar 19, 2019

Amber Alert issued for girl, 5, allegedly abducted by father from Markham, Ont.
Police in York Region have issued an Amber Alert for a five-year-old girl who they allege was abducted by her father in Markham, Ont.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 19, 2019

Rare protests erupt against Hamas's 12-year rule over Gaza
Hamas is facing the biggest demonstrations yet against its 12-year rule of the Gaza Strip, with hundreds of Palestinians taking to the streets in recent days to protest the dire living conditions in the blockaded territory.



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Mar 19, 2019

The budget and you: What Morneau's spending plan means to households' bottom lines
The Trudeau government's new budget targets the first-time homebuyer who wants an electric car in the driveway, some job-training and a subscription to a digital news website.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 19, 2019

Buying a home? CMHC could soon kick in 10% of the cost — for a price
The 2019 federal budget includes a tantalizing pitch for prospective first-time home buyers — one that could see Canada's housing agency contribute up to 10 per cent of the purchase price of a home and bring down the mortgage load for borrowers.



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