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The hardest choice of this long weekend:  Raptors or 'Game of Thrones'?

The hardest choice of this long weekend: Raptors or 'Game of Thrones'?

TORONTO — As a "Game of Thrones" fanatic who is also a devoted Toronto Raptors fan, Oriana Di Nucci finds herself weighing the pros and cons of what to watch this Sunday when the fantasy saga concludes at the same time her beloved team hosts its firs
Killer of missing Alberta seniors loses appeal of manslaughter convictions

Killer of missing Alberta seniors loses appeal of manslaughter convictions

EDMONTON — An appeal from the killer of two Edmonton-area seniors has been dismissed. Travis Vader asked the Alberta Court of Appeal for a new trial or for his manslaughter charges to be stayed.

Montreal health authorities moving to contain measles spread after two new cases

Montreal health authorities are trying to track up to 400 people they think may have been exposed earlier in the week to the measles virus.
Man jailed for role in Winnipeg woman's death during botched robbery

Man jailed for role in Winnipeg woman's death during botched robbery

WINNIPEG — Friends and family of an Indigenous woman killed during a botched robbery in Winnipeg say they can finally start healing now that the last man convicted in her death has been sent to prison.

Vigil held for injured Nova Scotia woman, dead man after attack on hiking trail

WYTHEVILLE, Va. — A vigil was held Thursday evening for a Nova Scotia woman who survived a knife attack on the Appalachian Trail and for the man who died in the incident. James Jordan, 30, of West Yarmouth, Mass.
'Absolutely disgusting:' Victim concerned about pedophile's online profile

'Absolutely disgusting:' Victim concerned about pedophile's online profile

REGINA — A Saskatchewan man who was the victim of a notorious pedophile says it's disgusting and a risk to the public that his abuser has a profile on a pen-pal website for inmates.
In the news today, May 17

In the news today, May 17

Four stories in the news for Friday, May 17 ——— LIBERALS WIN MINORITY IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR VOTE Voters in Newfoundland and Labrador registered their frustration with traditional politics Thursday by reducing the incumbent Liberals to minority
Liberals re-elected with minority government in Newfoundland and Labrador vote

Liberals re-elected with minority government in Newfoundland and Labrador vote

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Voters in Newfoundland and Labrador registered their frustration with traditional politics Thursday by reducing the incumbent Liberals to minority status — a rare event in the province's history.
B.C. legislature clerk retires; report says benefits wrongly claimed

B.C. legislature clerk retires; report says benefits wrongly claimed

VICTORIA — A spending scandal that shook British Columbia's legislature came to a partial conclusion Thursday with the abrupt retirement of the clerk and the suspended sergeant-at-arms asking for his job back after a report by a former chief justice
QuickSketch: Liberal Premier Dwight Ball of Newfoundland and Labrador

QuickSketch: Liberal Premier Dwight Ball of Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A look at Dwight Ball, the newly re-elected Liberal premier of Newfoundland and Labrador: Age: 62 Early years: Grew up in Deer Lake, a small town in western Newfoundland where his father worked in the forestry industry.