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  • Picturesque lighthouse at Nova Scotia's Peggys Cove to get viewing platform

    HALIFAX - Easily one of Canada's most recognizable landmarks, the rugged point of land surrounding the postcard-perfect lighthouse at Peggys Cove, N.S., will be getting a much-needed facelift this summer.
  • Pandemic haunts new year as virus growth outpaces vaccines

    LONDON - Despite growing vaccine access, January is looking grim around the globe as the coronavirus resurges and reshapes itself from Britain to Japan to California, filling hospitals and threatening livelihoods anew as governments lock down businesses and race to find solutions.
  • Wealthy financier charged with molesting dozens of girls

    NEW YORK - In a startling reversal of fortune, billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged Monday with sexually abusing dozens of underage girls in a case brought more than a decade after he secretly cut a deal with federal prosecutors to dispose of nearly identical allegations.
  • Colorado oil debate gets personal as lawmakers weigh rules

    DENVER - Colorado's long-running battle over oil and gas drilling in suburban neighbourhoods has erupted again, and this time the stakes are deeply personal.
  • Luxury still sells as vacancy rates rise in Alberta's oilsands workcamp sector

    CALGARY - Driving by empty workforce accommodation camps along northern Alberta highways near Fort McMurray, the oilsands boom that became a bust still hits home three years after the slide began.
  • Amid booming economy, homelessness soars on US West Coast

    SEATTLE - In a park in the middle of a leafy, bohemian neighbourhood where homes list for close to $1 million, a tractor's massive claw scooped up the refuse of the homeless - mattresses, tents, wooden frames, a wicker chair, an outdoor propane heater. Workers in masks and steel-shanked boots plucked used needles and mounds of waste from the underbrush.
  • Hong Kong's mini apartments boom as property prices soar

    HONG KONG - With its marble-clad lobby, sweeping balcony views and sleek, modern decor, Donny Chan's apartment building would seem the kind of upscale tower most young Hong Kong professionals aspire to live in.
  • Text of the Finance Minister Bill Morneau's budget speech

    OTTAWA - Text of Finance Minister Bill Morneau's budget speech delivered in the House of Commons on Wednesday:
  • That big pub crawl downtown? It's just "Pokemon Go" fans

    SAN FRANCISCO - If you thought it was bad dodging phone-fixated "Pokemon Go" players on the sidewalk, just wait: Legions of tipsy people could soon be chasing cartoon monsters from one tavern to the next in a series of pub crawls planned for cities across the U.S.
  • A look at 'Pokemon Go' and how it works

    NEW YORK - Confused by the "Pokemon Go" mania sweeping the world?

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