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President Barack Obama speaks in front of the Interstate 495 bridge over the Christina River near Wilmington

The World Reports on Malaysian Airlines crash over Ukraine

An attack on Thursday killed all 298 passengers traveling on the jet, including one Canadian – a 24-year-old studying in Romania.

President Barack Obama speaks in front of the Interstate 495 bridge over the Christina River near Wilmington
Caitlin Lever and Team Canada are 3-1 at this year's Canadian Open Fastpitch championship

Canadian Open: Caitlin Lever leads Canada into border battle against Team USA (VIDEO)

Lever is a dual-citizen, and her father played 15 seasons in the NHL. Tomorrow, her Team Canada faces their arch-rivals, the Americans.

Caitlin Lever and Team Canada are 3-1 at this year's Canadian Open Fastpitch championship
Canadian players Megan Timph (#14) and shortstop Joey Lye (#5) toss the softball during warmup for the 2014 Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship

National team begins gold rush at Softball City for 2014 Canadian Open

On the national team again is NCAA star pitcher Sara Groenewegen, who grew up in White Rock and played for the Renegades program.

Canadian players Megan Timph (#14) and shortstop Joey Lye (#5) toss the softball during warmup for the 2014 Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship
Paige Kempo and her Vancouver Wildcats '97 team had a fun day at the Canadian Open Fastpitch Championship. The Wildcats played a youth team from New Zealand at Softball City in South Surrey

Canadian Open: Vancouver Wildcats team hosts New Zealand youth squad (VIDEO)

At the Fastpitch International Championship in South Surrey, B.C., local teams are having fun hosting players from around the world...

Paige Kempo and her Vancouver Wildcats '97 team had a fun day at the Canadian Open Fastpitch Championship. The Wildcats played a youth team from New Zealand at Softball City in South Surrey
FILE - In this June 24

81 Photos of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Arjen Robben, and Neymar all made headlines in and around Rio, and Germany emerged at world champions.

FILE - In this June 24
Brendan Gallagher

NHL stars coming to Vancouver, playing for charity at Pacific Coliseum

Brendan Gallagher, Ryan Johansen, and Alex Edler will be joined by other NHLers and prospects at a charity game on July 25, 2014.

Brendan Gallagher
The skyline of Vancouver

Vancouver ranks 96th in Mercer’s most expensive cities (for expats)

Toronto, Montreal, and Calgary all ranked outside the top 100. Two African cities and Hong Kong are the priciest for expats to move to.

The skyline of Vancouver
Canadian Justice Minister Peter MacKay was the first witness on Monday

(VIDEO) Peter MacKay testifies at prostitution bill hearing in Ottawa

Canada must ratify a new prostitution law by December, but critics say the Conservatives' new bill still misses the mark.

Canadian Justice Minister Peter MacKay was the first witness on Monday
William Shatner rides along in the opening parade for the 2014 Calgary Stampede.

Calgary Stampede: ‘The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’ opens for 102nd year (VIDEO)

The Stampede opened in Calgary on Friday, one year after flooding threatened to shutdown the century-long outdoor exhibition.

William Shatner rides along in the opening parade for the 2014 Calgary Stampede.
Oscar winner Juliette Binoche stars in 'Words and Pictures' as an artist and art teacher who struggles in love and with arthritis.

In Theatres: Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche in ‘Words and Pictures’

Also out this weekend: Eric Bana in 'Deliver Us From Evil' and an indie film called 'Gerontophilia'.

Oscar winner Juliette Binoche stars in 'Words and Pictures' as an artist and art teacher who struggles in love and with arthritis.
Colorado Avalanche forward Steve Moore is attended to by the team trainer after being injured in a fight with Vancouver Canucks Todd Bertuzzi during the third period of NHL action in Vancouver

Report: Steve Moore now seeking $68 million from Canucks, Bertuzzi

Moore hasn't played in an NHL game since March 8, 2004, when he was injured off a punch from behind by Vancouver's Todd Bertuzzi.

Colorado Avalanche forward Steve Moore is attended to by the team trainer after being injured in a fight with Vancouver Canucks Todd Bertuzzi during the third period of NHL action in Vancouver
Genie Bouchard covers up at a soaked Roland Garros

The Woman of Wimbledon: Genie Bouchard Is a Refreshingly Confident Canadian

With a straight sets defeat of Simona Halep on Thursday, Bouchard will appear in her first-ever Grand Slam final on Saturday in London.

Genie Bouchard covers up at a soaked Roland Garros
Former Canuck Gino Odjick arrives at a fan support rally in Vancouver

(VIDEO) Fan rally for Canuck Gino Odjick in Vancouver

Odjick announced last week he is dying of a terminal illness and may have months or weeks to live.

Former Canuck Gino Odjick arrives at a fan support rally in Vancouver
The outside of a Target store in Langley

Target tees off Canadian mulligan with ‘transparent’ video confessional

The company released a video on YouTube on June 10, apologizing to Canadians for a tough and 'disappointing' first year.

The outside of a Target store in Langley
Gino Odjick started his NHL career with the Vancouver Canucks

Former Canuck Gino Odjick battling terminal disease; Fans organize Vancouver rallies

Odjick wrote a letter on Canucks.com on Thursday night, and says he may only have weeks or months to live.

Gino Odjick started his NHL career with the Vancouver Canucks
This year

Should Canada Day always be on a Monday? (VIDEO)

This year, July 1 falls on a Tuesday – meaning Canadians will either take a four-day weekend or awkwardly work Monday...

This year
Optimus Prime continues to rip the Decepticons a new one in 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' with Mark Wahlberg.

In Theatres: Wahlberg stars in Transformers: Age of Extinction; They Came Together; The Breakup Guru

Marky Mark and Optimus Prime resurrect the 'Transformers' franchise out of Shia LaBeouf's wake.

Optimus Prime continues to rip the Decepticons a new one in 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' with Mark Wahlberg.
What do Canada's youngest soccer fans think of this year's World Cup?

Asking Kids: Who Do You Want To Win the World Cup (VIDEO)

Most kids want Brazil or Germany to win, it seems, and a bunch of them would love to celebrate a goal like the pros...

What do Canada's youngest soccer fans think of this year's World Cup?
BC Lions quarterback Travis Lulay gets set to let loose a throw during the 2013 season

Black Press Contests: WIN tickets to BC Lions home opener

The Lions will open their 2014 season against the Edmonton Eskimos on Saturday, June 28 at BC Place. Kickoff at 3 p.m.

BC Lions quarterback Travis Lulay gets set to let loose a throw during the 2013 season
Brazilian fans are going crazy for their club's chances in 2014

Canadians cheer on Brazil in Vancouver, Toronto (VIDEO)

Brazil is trying to win its sixth World Cup title, and is looking to win its first at home – they lost to Uruguay in Brazil in 1950.

Brazilian fans are going crazy for their club's chances in 2014