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What do you miss most about your favourite sport?
What do you miss most about your favourite sport?

For months, the COVID-19 pandemic put professional sports and the Olympics on hold. But as the world begins to reopen, it's starting to look like it's game on. What are you looking forward to as the games begin?

Boy, 9, missing in Winnipeg's Red River since Friday found dead, police say
Boy, 9, missing in Winnipeg's Red River since Friday found dead, police say

Darius Bezecki was biking with two brothers and a friend near his home when all four ended up in the river, police said.

Most Canadians opposed to Wexit, but poll finds new party could pose challenge to Conservatives
Most Canadians opposed to Wexit, but poll finds new party could pose challenge to Conservatives

Most Canadians remain opposed to the concept of the four most western provinces separating from Canada, but a new poll suggests any support for the Wexit party could come at the expense of the federal Conservatives in the next election.

1 of 2 protesters hit by vehicle on Seattle freeway dies; man, 27, charged with vehicular assault
1 of 2 protesters hit by vehicle on Seattle freeway dies; man, 27, charged with vehicular assault

One of two people hit by a a vehicle that drove onto a closed Seattle highway and into a crowd protesting police brutality has died.

Death toll in Ethiopian protests after killing of singer rises to 166
Death toll in Ethiopian protests after killing of singer rises to 166

The number of people killed in weeklong protests in Ethiopia following the slaying of a popular singer and activist has risen to 166, according to a regional deputy police commissioner.

1st glimpse of Canada's true COVID-19 infection rate expected mid-July from immunity testing
1st glimpse of Canada's true COVID-19 infection rate expected mid-July from immunity testing

The national immunity task force has started testing thousands of blood samples for COVID-19 antibodies and should be able to produce a more detailed picture of how many Canadians have been infected with the novel coronavirus within a couple of weeks.

Flooding in southern Japan leaves up to 34 dead
Flooding in southern Japan leaves up to 34 dead

Deep floodwaters and the risk of more mudslides that left at least 34 people confirmed or presumed dead hampered search and rescue operations Sunday in southern Japan, including at elderly home facilities where more than a dozen died and scores were still stranded.

Heavy police presence as residents told to stay indoors on St. John's street
Heavy police presence as residents told to stay indoors on St. John's street

Police officers remain at the scene on Craigmillar Avenue in St. John's Sunday morning, with police issuing a shelter in place advisory for residents in the area.

Coronavirus: What's happening around the world on Sunday
Coronavirus: What's happening around the world on Sunday

The World Health Organization has reported more than 212,000 new cases of COVID-19 globally for the first time in a single day.

A tale of 2 cities: Venice residents are torn between mass tourism and a more harmonious existence
A tale of 2 cities: Venice residents are torn between mass tourism and a more harmonious existence

In the 1970s, upwards of 150,000 people resided in Venice, but today it's home to just over 50,000, with the population shrinking by 1,000 each year. Without tourists, there is hardly anyone left in the lagoon city.

Schools urged to ensure students' security and privacy when conducting classes online
Schools urged to ensure students' security and privacy when conducting classes online

Some provinces have released plans on how they aim to allow students to return to the classroom in September, but those school boards continuing with partial or fully virtual learning need to ensure measures are in place to protect students' privacy and safety, a cybersecurity expert says.

Activists in the U.S. claim partial victory in long battle to reform, defund police departments
Activists in the U.S. claim partial victory in long battle to reform, defund police departments

Activists in New York didn't get the billion-dollar budget cut they were calling for, but experts say across the U.S., shifts in policing policy show that protests in the wake of George Floyd's death have led to some gains and given a sense of urgency to the movement to reform how police operate.