Ronnie Tutt, drummer for Elvis and other stars, dies at 83

NASHVILLE -- Ronnie Tutt, a legendary drummer who spent years playing alongside Elvis Presley and teamed up with other superstars ranging from Johnny Cash to Stevie Nicks, has died. He was 83.
In a Facebook post early Sunday, Terie Tutt wrote that her father died at home surrounded by his family.
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China calls missile launch 'routine test' of new technology

BEIJING -- China said Monday its launch of a new spacecraft was merely a test to see whether the vehicle could be re-used.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said the launch involved a spacecraft rather than a missile and was of "great significance for reducing the use-cost of spacecraft and could provide a convenient and affordable way to make a round trip for mankind's peaceful use of space.
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U.K. prime minister to lead tributes to slain lawmaker Amess

LONDON -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will lead a special session of tributes in Parliament on Monday to the Conservative lawmaker stabbed to death as he met constituents, an attack that has fueled concern about politicians' safety and the level of vitriol directed at them.
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Ontario to tighten rules for temp agencies, firms that recruit foreign workers

The Ontario government is set to bring in the province's strictest-ever rules for companies that recruit temporary workers, including a system for shutting down temp agencies that exploit staff, CBC News has learned.
Senior officials with the Ministry of Labour say the plans include mandatory licensing for temporary help agencies, giving the province the power to stop firms from operating if they violate employment standards.
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Why it matters to the world if China delivers on its carbon targets

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled "Our Changing Planet" to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being done about it.
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Instacart 'shoppers' baffled by shrinking paycheques

Delivery people who work with Instacart, the app that collects online orders and drops them off at customers' homes, say it's impossible to understand how the company calculates what they're paid, but that one thing is clear — their earnings have fallen significantly over the last few months.
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Pina Vitale waited 15 years to get a tummy tuck — a surgery to tighten up her abdomen. She had been wanting to get the procedure after the birth of her child and spent the last few years preparing for it: getting healthy, quitting smoking and losing weight.
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The planet is changing. So will our journalism

We use this editor's blog to explain our journalism and what's happening at CBC News. You can find more blogs here.
The impact of climate on our changing planet may be the most pressing story of our time.
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A survivor of the Kamloops Indian Residential School is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to show more leadership on reconciliation and pledge additional funding for her community, ahead of a meeting on Monday.
In an interview on Rosemary Barton Live on Sunday, Diena Jules, a Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc elder, said it was "quite disappointing and disheartening" that Trudeau had not met with the First Nation earlier.
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Myanmar junta chief criticizes ASEAN; 5,600 people get amnesty

Myanmar's junta chief on Monday said that the ruling military was committed to peace and democracy, and that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should consider the provocations and violence being carried out by its opponents.
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Betty Lynn of 'The Andy Griffith Show' has died

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. -- Betty Lynn, the film and television actor who was best known for her role as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on "The Andy Griffith Show," has died. She was 95.
Lynn died peacefully Saturday after a brief illness, The Andy Griffith Museum in Mount Airy, North Carolina, announced in a statement.
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Crunch time: Biden faces critical next 2 weeks for agenda

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Joe Biden is entering a crucial two weeks for his ambitious agenda, racing to conclude contentious congressional negotiations ahead of both domestic deadlines and a chance to showcase his administration's accomplishments on a global stage.
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