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A Canadian couple who were detained by Turkish authorities near the Syrian border in July on suspicion of trying to join ISIS are on their way home to Canada after being released without charge, CBC News has learned.

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A family of seven who entered the United States illegally by driving through a ditch from British Columbia have been sent back to the United Kingdom.

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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said today that a government led by him would introduce penalties for politicians found to have violated the Conflict of Interest Act.

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Canada's privacy commissioner has concluded that Loblaws initially requested too much personal information from some customers before they could collect their $25 gift card — offered to make up for the company's bread price-fixing scandal.

The moment

A marmot leaping into the air with a look of terror on its face, as a fox hunches beside it, readying to pounce, has won Chinese photographer Yongqing Bao the title of Wildlife Photographer of the Year for 2019. Here's a look at some of the winning photos.

Syrian Kurds in Domiz camp

Outgunned by the Turkish army and backed into a corner by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull American troops out, the Kurds in northern Syria needed a new protector, writes Margaret Evans.

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The endorsement of a former American president is a rare event in Canadian politics. But this is the second time Obama has spoken up to endorse an international leader since he left office in January 2017.

Greta Thunberg, Climate Strike, Montreal

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg has followed through on her pledge to visit the heartland of Canada's oil and gas industry, showing up in downtown Calgary on Wednesday and planning to join a climate strike at the Alberta Legislature in Edmonton on Friday.

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Canadians are among the 338 people charged as part of a global criminal investigation into a child pornography website that sold videos using bitcoin digital currency, U.S. law enforcement officials said Wednesday. 

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How big of a moment was the victory by the Canadian men's soccer team over the U.S. in CONCACAF Nations League play? Big. This was a statement game, the final result giving hope to legions of long-suffering soccer supporters that there is genuine World Cup hope for the future.

GM Strike

Bargainers for General Motors Co. and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal Wednesday that could end a month-long strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill.

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The rare but deadly mosquito-borne virus Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has been found in Windsor, Ont., according to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit.

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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau today acknowledged the Conservatives could win Monday's election — and accused the party of winning support by running one of the "dirtiest, nastiest" election campaigns in Canadian history.

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Jagmeet Singh returned to the childhood home of former NDP leader Jack Layton today, promising to build on his legacy in Quebec while trying to dispel fears the party could be pushed off the province's electoral map in Monday’s election.

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A swift-moving impeachment probe pushed onward Wednesday as a former top State Department aide testified that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation, while the Senate Republican leader briefed colleagues on a possible Christmas impeachment trial.

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U.S. President Donald Trump assailed his former Kurdish allies and said things are "very nicely under control" in northern Syria amid an ongoing Turkish military offensive, despite bipartisan condemnation of his troop withdrawal from the region.

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Thirty-one people, including a central "kingpin," have been arrested and over 300 charges laid in a major investigation into human trafficking and organized crime that involved women being moved across Canada in the sex trade.

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Paul Saliba pushed for an internal investigation after a prison guard allegedly assaulted him in the parking lot of an Ontario prison. When that seemed to have no effect, he laid a private charge and now is pursuing a civil lawsuit.

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The cybersecurity industry desperately needs more skilled workers to help protect our data, yet experts in the field say it has only just begun to explore one obvious solution: recruit more women.

BC News

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HPV is a common sexually transmitted disease and can lead to fatal cancers. The province implemented a school-based immunization program for girls in 2008. 

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The Saanich Centennial Branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library is set to reopen in late December after a broken water pipe caused an estimated $500,000 in damage.

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World medalist Evan Dunfee says he is frustrated by the IOC's decision to move 2020 Olympic marathon and race-walk events out of Tokyo because of heat concerns.

Vaping Flavor Bans

B.C.'s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, has confirmed the first probable case of vaping-related illness in the province and says there may be more. Several other investigations are underway.

Eileen and David Connors

A family of seven who entered the United States illegally by driving through a ditch from British Columbia have been sent back to the United Kingdom.

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Three men with ties to gangs have been charged with conspiring to commit murder after allegedly plotting to kill a rival drug trafficker working on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

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Assistant Commissioner Dwayne McDonald said his views on Surrey's ongoing transition to a municipal police force did not factor into his decision to take a new job at RCMP E Division.

Ex-Conservative candidate continues

Heather Leung was removed as the Conservative candidate over past homophobic comments and is now running independently — but her team is still using Conservative campaign material, despite being told not to by the party.

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The family of a Mission, B.C. woman killed in a targeted hit is outraged the man who orchestrated the killing is out on day parole after serving fewer than three years of a 10-year sentence.

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The endorsement of a former American president is a rare event in Canadian politics. But this is the second time Obama has spoken up to endorse an international leader since he left office in January 2017.

Fireworks

Coun. Pete Fry has put forward a motion calling for a ban on consumers buying fireworks in the City of Vancouver, beginning in 2021.

David Scott

David Scott is hoping to be reunited with the missing hand-carved cane he received when he graduated from Queen's University 60 years ago.

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A mountain biker from the Lower Mainland died last week after a "serious incident" at Whistler Mountain Bike Park, the resort has confirmed.

Border

Canadians in their 50s and 60s are being slapped with lifetime bans from the United States after telling border officers the decades-old truth when asked if they've ever smoked pot.

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A Kamloops, B.C., woman who set her two children on fire in 1997, killing one of them, has been granted full parole.

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A group of protesters who support democracy in Hong Kong say they are going to demonstrate at a pre-season NBA game in Vancouver Thursday and test whether the league supports freedom of speech after fans were removed from two other games in the U.S.

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With the polls still saying the Liberals and Conservatives are mired in a virtual tie, we're probably looking at a minority government after Monday. And that's about all we know.

Gabriel Klein Abbotsford stabbing suspect

There was a blank expression on the face of Letisha Reimer’s killer when he was restrained in the rotunda of Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016, a B.C. Supreme Court trial has heard.

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A small group of Maple Ridge residents helped divert traffic away from a black bear that was eating apples on a tree branch above a busy road in the Silver Valley area.

Eileen and David Connors

A family of seven from the United Kingdom were arrested in Washington state earlier this month after entering the U.S. illegally from B.C. by driving through a ditch.

Sports News

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John Carlson scored and had two assists, giving the defenceman an NHL-high 14 points, and the Washington Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 Wednesday night for their first home win of the season.

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Forge FC closed out their regular season campaign in style on Wednesday as they downed their fellow Canadian Premier League Finals combatants, Cavalry FC, 1-0 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ont.  

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Boxer Patrick Day has died four days after sustaining head injuries in a fight with Charles Conwell. Promoter Lou DiBella said Day died Wednesday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He was 27.

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The Brooklyn Nets played well and ate great on their trip to China. That was the tenor of their comments Wednesday after their first practice back home, downplaying the impact the ongoing international tension between the NBA and China had on them.

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Newly framed magazine covers and newspapers from the Toronto Raptors' championship run line the walls of the news conference room at the team's practice facility. The prints are a reminder of the team's greatest success and may serve as inspiration for a roster expected to be a contender in the East.

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Matt Duchene remembers feeling like he was in way over his head. Having just completed his third NHL season, Duchene could see the ominous labour clouds as the league and its players' association rolled towards a lockout that would eventually wipe out a large chunk of the 2012-13 campaign.

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Today's edition of our newsletter explains the important takeaways from a historic victory by the Canadian men's soccer team. Plus, the Zombie Montreal Expos march on, and the NBA/China controversy reaches Canadian shores.

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John Herdman's voice was hoarse but he was in fine hugging form as he spotted friends in the wake of Canada's 2-0 victory over the United States and pulled them in close. The English coach, who led Canada's women to two Olympic bronze medals, continues to make his mark in Canadian colours.

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Joe Maddon agreed to become the Los Angeles Angels' manager on Wednesday, reuniting the World Series-winning former skipper of the Chicago Cubs with the organization he spent the first three decades of his baseball career.

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Prize money in Alpine skiing is set to reach new heights in the upcoming World Cup season as the winners of the classic downhill and the slalom in Kitzbuehel in January will both receive 100,000 euros ($111,000 US), a record for a single race.

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Game 4 of the American League Championship Series scheduled for Wednesday night was postponed a day because of poor weather, with Game 5 pushed to Friday night at Yankee Stadium and Games 6 and 7 in Houston on Saturday and Sunday, if necessary.

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How big of a moment was the victory by the Canadian men's soccer team over the U.S. in CONCACAF Nations League play? Big. This was a statement game, the final result giving hope to legions of long-suffering soccer supporters that there is genuine World Cup hope for the future.

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The International Olympic Committee wants to move the Tokyo Games marathons 800 kilometres (500 miles) north to avoid the searing heat in the city next summer.

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The first month of the NHL season presents lots of opportunities to just sit back and enjoy what it has to offer.

Dylan Moscovitch moves on

The Player's Own Voice podcast this week discusses the tricky business of transitioning from athletic to dramatic performance with figure skater Dylan Moscovitch.

Shareef drives

A group of protesters who support democracy in Hong Kong say they are going to demonstrate at a pre-season NBA game in Vancouver Thursday and test whether the league supports freedom of speech after fans were removed from two other games in the U.S.

Davies scores winner as Canada snaps 34-year winless drought against U.S.

Teenage sensation Alphonso Davies scored in Canada's 2-0 win over the United States in Toronto.

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Alphonso Davies scored in the 63rd minute and substitute Lucas Cavallini added a stoppage-time goal to help Canada end a 34-year winless run against the U.S. with a 2-0 victory in CONCACAF Nations League play on Tuesday.

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President Donald Trump honoured the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, using the occasion to touch on the situation in Turkey and an agriculture deal with China.

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Today's edition of our newsletter covers some enjoyable NHL things, including Brad Marchand's latest infuriating/impressive move, the L.A. Kings vs. Taylor Swift, and a flurry of four-goal games.

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