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A ‘warm embrace’ for grieving parents at funeral of seven young fire victims

Mourners offered love and support to Kawthar Barho, mother of seven children

Trump sets up abortion obstacles, barring clinic referrals

Federal laws ban the use of taxpayer funds except in cases of rape, incest, or to save the life of the woman

People gather for funeral of seven children killed in fast-moving Halifax fire

Traditional portion of the service will be followed by words from community members

Smile: Some airliners have cameras on seat-back screens

Seth Miller, a journalist who has wrote about the issue, says equipment makers didn’t consider privacy

Soldiers unleash tear gas amid tension on Venezuela’s border

Despite objections from Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro, opposition delivered humanitarian aid to people

B.C. weavers to help Alaska Native project honouring survivors of violence

Dozens of Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers from all over North America will be weaving 5-inch-by-5-inch squares

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Hundreds of students perform at Surrey Schools' annual jazz festival
White Spot Pipe Band in Surrey
South Surrey teenager to perform with VSO for second time
Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died

Train possibly taking Kim Jong Un to summit enters China

Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry announced Saturday that Kim would pay an official goodwill visit soon

Pope’s sex abuse prevention summit explained

It’s A high-stakes meeting designed to impress on Catholic bishops the global problem

California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuse

David and Louise Turpin pleaded guilty Friday in Riverside County Superior Court to 14 abuse-related counts

House Dems introduce measure to revoke Trump border edict

The measure to block Trump’s edict will be closely watched in the Senate

Winter storm brings record snowfall to parts of Arizona

Clark County School District in southern Nevada, the nation’s fifth-largest, cancelled classes

Church of England ends 400-year-old rule for mandatory Sunday service

The change was approved Thursday at a meeting of the church’s governing Synod

Mexico to help ‘El Chapo’ family seek U.S. humanitarian visas

U.S. support for such a request would be extremely unlikely

Mueller report looming, new attorney general in hot seat

Robert Mueller is required to produce a confidential report to pursue or decline prosecutions

Trudeau tells Canadians to listen to clerk in SNC-Lavalin matter

Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick delivered a blunt assessment at the House of Commons justice

Huawei to continue to work with consumers even if 5G banned in Canada: chairman

Huawei has primarily been working with Telus and Bell in Canada on wireless technology

Regulator’s report, coming today, unlikely to settle Trans Mountain pipeline battle

The Trans Mountain pipeline will remain a controversial topic both in the political ring and out

B.C. looking into vaccination registry due to measles outbreak, minister says

Parents would have to register whether their child is or is not immunized

‘Somebody’s going to be shot’ in upcoming election campaign, Canada’s top bureaucrat says

Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick was testifying at justice committee in SNC-Lavalin case