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WASHINGTON - Closing out their case, House Democrats warned in Donald Trump's impeachment trial that the president will persist in abusing his power and endangering American democracy unless Congress intervenes to remove him before the 2020 election.

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BEIJING - China's most festive holiday began in the shadow of a worrying new virus Saturday as the death toll surpassed 40, an unprecedented lockdown kept 36 million people from travelling and authorities cancelled a host of Lunar New Year events.

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As the school district prepares to pocket $11 million, a Summerland councillor hopes the possibility of a new school gymnasium may turn into a collaborative community project.

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HOUSTON - A massive explosion Friday levelled a warehouse in Houston, killing two workers, damaging nearby buildings and homes and rousing frightened residents from their sleep miles away, authorities said.

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ANKARA, Turkey - A 6.8-magnitude earthquake rocked a sparsely-populated part of eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 18 people, injuring more than 500 and leaving some 30 trapped in the wreckage of toppled buildings, Turkish officials said.

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Peace activists will gather in front of Kelowna City Hall at noon Saturday as part of a worldwide protest against a possible new war in the Middle East.

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump vowed to stand with anti-abortion activists Friday as he became the first sitting president to speak at the March for Life, an annual gathering that is one of the movement's highest profile and most symbolic events.

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - NFL free agent Antonio Brown was released on bail Friday after a night in a Florida jail, where he turned himself in to face charges that he and his trainer attacked the driver of a moving truck that carried some of his possessions from California.

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DETROIT - The Michigan Supreme Court unanimously threw out a murder conviction Friday, saying YouTube rap videos spoiled the verdict by portraying the defendant as a “ruthless and menacing threat to the community.”

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BEIJING - China expanded its lockdown against the deadly new virus to an unprecedented 36 million people and rushed to build a prefabricated, 1,000-bed hospital for victims Friday as the outbreak cast a pall over Lunar New Year, the country's biggest, most festive holiday.

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PARIS - France on Friday announced the first cases outside Asia and the United States of the deadly new virus from China, and the country's health minister said Europe should brace for other new cases from the spreading epidemic that she said must be fought like a wildfire.

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WASHINGTON - The Pentagon disclosed on Friday that 34 U.S. service members suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran's missile strike this month on an Iraqi air base, and although half have returned to work, the casualty total belies President Donald Trump's initial claim that no Americans w…

OTTAWA - For the war effort in the 1940s, Qapik Attagutsiak remembers the local Catholic priest urging her and her family to collect walrus and seal bones from their island near Igloolik, and even the bodies of dogs that had died from disease.

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NEW YORK - "Do the Right Thing" actress Rosie Perez testified Friday that fellow screen star Annabella Sciorra told her in the mid-1990s that Harvey Weinstein had raped her but that she couldn't go to the police because “he'd destroy me.”

NEW ORLEANS - As 84-year-old Cajun music legend Doug Kershaw looks back, he's still looking ahead too — fiddling, singing, writing and performing as the quintessential “Louisiana Man.”

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WASHINGTON - Donald Trump threw his arms around America's formidable anti-abortion movement Friday, making history as the first sitting president to ever address the annual March for Life rally in person and starkly illustrating a fundamental political distinction between Canada and the Unit…

MONTREAL - A Quebec law society is facing criticism over its speaking invitation to a Supreme Court justice given the group is involved in one of several court challenges to the province's secularism law, known as Bill 21.

It was neighbours helping neighbours as the West Kelowna Salvation Army Christmas Kettle campaign raised over $146,000 to help those in need in West Kelowna, Westbank and Peachland in its first year independent from the Central Okanagan Salvation Army.

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CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico - From the roadside stand where his family sells mole, barbecue and chicken stew, Miguel Ángel Vázquez has seen all the caravans of Central American migrants and asylum seekers stream past his front door in recent years, throngs of people driven to flee poverty and vio…

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VANCOUVER - A woman who has regularly visited China from her home in Delta, B.C., says she would not travel there over concerns about a new coronavirus that is spreading beyond the city that officials have closed to try to contain the mysterious illness.

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WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Friday named a 27-year Border Patrol veteran who has forcefully advocated for the president's agenda to lead the agency after a surge of asylum-seeking families led to increased scrutiny and unprecedented turmoil on the Mexican border.

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