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For weeks now, the Canadian government has argued it is simply following the rule of law in detaining Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on behalf of the U.S. That position took a serious hit Tuesday, when Canada's ambassador to China, John McCallum, said that Meng has a strong case.

1/23/2019 3:14:21 PM


Opposition Leader Juan Guaido takes an oath swearing himself in as Venezuela's interim president as hundreds of thousands marched to demand the end of socialist leader Nicolas Maduro's government.

1/23/2019 12:32:57 PM


A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Julian Assange is trying to force the Trump administration to confirm whether he is facing charges in the U.S.; anti-government protests in Venezuela; if you're not sleeping, it could be due to your daily habits.

1/23/2019 1:30:56 PM

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Roy Halladay's widow says his Hall of Fame plaque will not include a Toronto Blue Jays or a Philadelphia Phillies logo on the cap.

1/23/2019 4:33:27 PM

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U.S. President Donald Trump says he will do an alternative event to the state of the union address after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told him he may not give the speech in the House of Representatives until the government shutdown is over.

1/23/2019 2:27:16 PM


Juan Guaido has declared himself president of Venezuela — a move quickly endorsed by several Latin American countries, as well as Canada and the United States. Just two months ago, most people would not have even known Guaido’s name.

1/23/2019 4:08:56 PM

Lunar eclipse meteoroid labelled

Several people around the world have captured a rarely witnessed event: a meteoroid slamming into the moon.

1/23/2019 12:12:11 PM

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Vancouver police say 47 men — including a school teacher, school trustee and a firefighter — were arrested during an operation targeting people allegedly willing to pay teenagers for sex acts last year.

1/23/2019 11:29:39 AM

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Edmonton Oilers management, hours after dismissing GM Peter Chiarelli and promoting assistant Keith Gretzky on an interim basis, says the team isn't in rebuild mode, believes the solution to its recent struggles lies in the dressing room and remains focused on making the playoffs this season.

1/23/2019 6:55:27 AM

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Canada's shortage of pot is now expected to drag on for years. New production is coming online, but ever more cannabis will be diverted to the nascent edibles industry.

1/23/2019 3:00:00 AM

APTOPIX Trump Lawyer Investigation

Michael Cohen, the attorney who represented Donald Trump for several years, won't appear as scheduled before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Feb. 7, it was announced on Wednesday.

1/23/2019 1:56:45 PM

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Canada's top diplomat in China says the Huawei executive arrested in Vancouver at the request of the United States has a strong case to fight extradition, a position that has prompted backlash from the Conservative opposition in Ottawa who say this sort of interference by an ambassador should not be tolerated.

1/23/2019 7:53:31 AM


U.S. President Donald Trump has been fighting to build a barrier along the southern border with Mexico — a battle that has plunged the federal government into the longest shutdown in the nation's history. How did we get to this point, and how might it end? CBC explains.

1/23/2019 3:00:00 AM

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A Toronto man was denied an apartment because of his disabilities, and then he and his pregnant daughter endured "a campaign" of abuse and harassment from the landlord after a relative helped them secure a unit and move into the building, according to a decision by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO).

1/23/2019 3:00:00 AM


A nurse who was looking after an incapacitated woman at a long-term health care facility has been charged with raping her, weeks after she stunned her caregivers and family by giving birth to a baby boy, Phoenix police said Wednesday.

1/23/2019 9:49:43 AM