U.K. leader promises a 'bold offer' on Brexit deal

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May plans a "bold offer" to Parliament to win support for her Brexit deal, urging lawmakers to look at her ideas with fresh eyes.
Writing in The Sunday Times, May says her bill will come "with an improved package of measures that I believe can win new support.
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Five NDP votes in Labrador to determine status of N.L. Liberal government

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- The deciding seat in Newfoundland and Labrador's Liberal minority setup came from a surprising race in Thursday's election, with an NDP political rookie unseating a Liberal cabinet minister by a slim margin.
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VANCOUVER -- The Vancouver Aquarium is suing the city and park board over the 2017 cetacean ban for breach of contract and claiming it lost millions of dollars in revenue.
In May 2017 the Vancouver's park board voted 6 to 1 to approve a bylaw banning whales, dolphins and porpoises in captivity.
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Trayvon Martin's mom announces run for office in Miami

FILE - In this July 26, 2013, file photo, Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, holds up a card with a photo of her son as she speaks at the National Urban League's annual conference in Philadelphia.
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Republican calls Trump's conduct 'impeachable,' Trump calls him a 'loser'

WASHINGTON -- A key Democrat said Sunday that Republican Rep. Justin Amash's sharp criticism of what he called President Donald Trump's "impeachable conduct" in the Russia investigation isn't enough to count as bipartisan support to launch impeachment proceedings.
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Commencement speaker announces he's paying off debt of all 400 graduates

A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans ---- estimated at $40 million.
Robert F.
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What's on your mind, Canada? Your MP wants to know

The 2019 election campaign is already underway - the CBC News Canada Votes newsletter is your weekly tip-sheet as we count down to Oct. 21.
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Oprah gives $500,000 to high school after-school program

NEWARK, N.J. -- Oprah Winfrey announced she's giving $500,000 to an initiative at a New Jersey high school that's aimed at keeping kids off the streets.
Principal Akbar Cook's "Lights On" program keeps West Side High School in Newark open on Friday nights from 6 p.m.
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Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by U.S. President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial crimes watchdog, the New York Times reported on Sunday.
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Day-long lines for gasoline form in oil-rich Venezuela

U.S. sanctions on oil-rich Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in kilometres-long lines for fuel in the South American nation's second-largest city, Maracaibo.
Some drivers said they'd had to wait almost 24 hours to fuel up, and people have been grabbing cat naps on the hoods of cars or in truck beds.
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Nova Scotia's harsh winter coast stars in horror film screened at Cannes

Nova Scotia's unforgiving coast has a starring role — alongside Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson — in a new fantasy-horror film that screened to strong reviews at the Cannes Film Festival in France this weekend.
"The Lighthouse," the followup to director Robert Eggers's critically acclaimed 2015 feature "The Witch," features Dafoe and Pattinson as lighthouse keepers stranded together in late 19th-century Maine.
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Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Democrats on Iran amid latest tensions

Politicians in Canada and the United States are expected to turn their attention to Iran next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration's sudden moves in the region.
U.S. House Democrats have invited former CIA director John Brennan to speak about the situation in Iran next week.
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