One dead, one in critical after plane crashes into river near Jasper, Alberta

JASPER, Alta. - One person has died and another was taken to hospital after a small plane crashed into a river in western Alberta.
RCMP Const. Shelley Nasheim says the aircraft was attempting to take off from an airstrip near Jasper on Sunday afternoon when it crashed into a nearby river.
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5 shot dead, 6 wounded in Acapulco bar near beach

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- Gunmen killed five men and wounded six other people at a popular bar in Acapulco on Sunday, the latest in a string of violent incidents for the once-glamorous Pacific Coast resort city that has fallen on hard times.
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U.S. accuses Venezuela jet of aggressive action over Caribbean

CARACAS, Venezuela -- U.S. authorities on Sunday said that a Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowed" an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising tensions between the two nations.
The U.S.
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Puerto Rico governor says he won't seek re-election in wake of scandal

Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party.
Ricardo Rossello made the announcement Sunday via a brief Facebook video as hundreds of viewers posted angry messages.
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Relief in sight for southeastern Canada following weekend heat wave

MONTREAL -- Relief is in sight for sweltering Canadians after a weekend of high humidity and thunderstorms that have affected sporting events, caused localized flooding, and sent people flocking to local pools to beat the heat.
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U.S. notes advance in Mexican migration enforcement

MEXICO CITY -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged during a meeting Sunday that Mexico has made significant progress on migration enforcement, Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said.
Ebrard said in a statement that due to these advances, Mexico sees no need to negotiate a "safe third country" agreement with Washington that would require migrants to apply for asylum in Mexico rather than in the U.S.
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The late Roy Halladay has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.
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Plane crash near Jasper townsite sends two people to hospital

Two people have been taken to hospital after a small plane crashed near the town of Jasper on Sunday afternoon.
It was reported at about 1:30 p.m. that the aircraft crashed into the Athabasca River near the local airport, RCMP Const.
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A new poll finds that if Canadians could vote in the U.S. election, nearly eight in 10 would choose one of the five leading Democratic presidential hopefuls over Republican President Donald Trump.
The Abacus Data online survey of 1,500 adult Canadians finds that 79 per cent would prefer former vice president Joe Biden or Sen.
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One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a small plane crashed near the town of Jasper, Alta., on Sunday afternoon.
Alberta Health Services spokesperson Amy Crofts confirmed one person was declared dead on scene, and the other was taken to hospital.
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New audio shows U.K. could not prevent Iran takeover of tanker

The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
The audio, released by maritime security risk firm Dryad Global, explains that a British frigate was too far away from the targeted tanker to keep it from being diverted into an Iranian port despite U.K.
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President's party leads Ukraine election, exit poll says

KIEV, Ukraine -- President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took the largest share of votes in the country's snap parliamentary election, an exit poll showed Sunday.
The poll of 13,000 voters showed Servant of the People getting 43.9% of the vote for party-list candidates, far ahead of rivals.
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More than 100kg of gold 'linked to drugs cartels' seized at U.K. airport

More than 100 kilograms of gold linked to South American drugs cartels was seized by officials at London’s Heathrow Airport.
In a press release, officers from the National Crime Agency (NCA) – the United Kingdom’s lead agency against organized crime -- said the gold had initially been flown out of Venezuela to the Cayman Islands by a private jet.
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