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Evacuations urged near Guatemala's erupting Volcano of Fire

GUATEMALA CITY -- Disaster co-ordination authorities have asked 10 communities in Guatemala to evacuate and go to safe areas after an increased eruption of the Volcano of Fire.
The 10 communities have at least 2,000 residents, but each community will decide if they evacuate or not.
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Rain could complicate search for California wildfire victims

The search for remains of victims of the devastating northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines.
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Sentencing set for man after guilty plea in family killings

DENVER -- A Colorado man is set to be sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and their two young daughters and dumping their bodies on an oil work site.
Christopher Watts pleaded guilty on Nov.
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Will Kelly stay or won't he? Trump praises, criticizes aide

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes that could soon sweep through his administration.
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Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. -- The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines.
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Curling team ejected from tournament for being 'extremely drunk'

The curling foursome of Jamie Koe, Ryan Fry, Chris Schille, and DJ Kidby was kicked out of the Red Deer Curling Classic on Sunday for "unacceptable behaviour" that included being "extremely drunk."
The four were ejected from the World Curling Tour event and forced to forfeit their final match.
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Landslides kill 13, leave 4 missing in south central Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam -- Landslides due to rains from a tropical storm have killed 13 people and left four others missing in south-central Vietnam.
A disaster official in Khanh Hoa province says some 600 soldiers have been mobilized to search for the missing and evacuate people from high-risk areas.
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Asian shares mostly up cheered by Wall Street buying spree

TOKYO -- Asian shares were mostly higher Monday after a buying spree on Wall Street kept up investor optimism into a new week, despite continuing worries about trade tensions.
KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 per cent to 21,784.87, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.7 per cent to 5,693.30 in early trading.
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Stampeders hope 3rd time's a charm after booking Grey Cup ticket

The Calgary Stampeders have been here before.
The last two seasons have gone according to plan for the mighty Stamps until the championship game.
They were the heavy favourites two years ago against Ottawa only to lose to Henry Burris and the Redblacks in overtime.
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Albertans raising money, supplies for horses affected by California wildfire

A group of Albertans are raising money and collecting supplies for the horses released by their owners as they fled the deadly northern California wildfire.
Retired Rancher Darrell Glover, who lives near Olds, Alta.
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A Winnipeg retiree fought back after finding himself on the hook to pay for an Air Canada flight he didn't book, and never took.
Claude Neblett was charged more than $700 after a website malfunction took his credit card details, but didn't issue him an airline ticket.
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Canadian dead more than a week after plane crash in Guyana: Global Affairs

A Canadian citizen who was aboard a plane that crashed through a fence at Guyana's main international airport has died, the federal government said Sunday as it extended its condolences to the person's family.
A spokesperson for Global Affairs said the agency was providing consular assistance to the family, and noted that officials are in touch with local authorities to gather more information.
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