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ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif. - With short, sure strokes of a flathead axe, firefighter Cole Gomoll methodically chopped along the edge of the SUV’s broken windshield as golf icon Tiger Woods — tangled up in his seatbelt and covered in a sheet to avoid shards of glass — waited in shock insid…

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - An explosion struck an Israeli-owned cargo ship sailing out of the Middle East on Friday, an unexplained blast renewing concerns about ship security in the region amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

The human trafficking case brought against a former U.S. Olympics women’s gymnastics coach hours before he killed himself could signal a new approach to policing a sport already dogged by a far-reaching sexual abuse scandal involving a one-time team doctor.

LOS ANGELES - Bruce Meyers was hanging out at Pismo Beach on California's Central Coast one afternoon in 1963 when he saw something that both blew his mind and changed his life: a handful of old, stripped-down cars bouncing across the sand.

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WASHINGTON - Saudi Arabia's crown prince likely approved the killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, according to a newly declassified U.S. intelligence report released Friday that instantly ratcheted up pressure on the Biden administration to…

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Canada's vaccine rollout received a boost Friday with the approval of a third COVID-19 inoculation, giving the country another immunization option at a time when case counts remain nearly 75 per cent higher than they were at the peak of the first wave of the pandemic.

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Technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the nearly 200 years since the first book was published in braille, yet the tactile system for reading and writing is still a key part of the school curriculum for students like Evan Samoyloff.

WASHINGTON - U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the nation on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic.

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Penticton’s lake-to-lake cycling route pedalled closer to fruition this week with the announcement of a $1-million provincial grant that represents the final piece of funding required to go ahead with the first phase of the project.

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Penticton’s favourite poet has been quietly producing new material at some of his favourite – but empty – venues that will debut in a special online presentation March 12.

A long-time staffer for the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen who played a key role in local bear safety programs has announced her retirement.

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OTTAWA - The federal government should not expand access to medical assistance in dying to those suffering solely from severe mental illness while Indigenous people live in conditions linked to higher rates of mental illness and suicide, says Tyler White of Siksika Health Services in Alberta.

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WASHINGTON - Bouncing back from months of retrenchment, America's consumers stepped up their spending by a solid 2.4% in January, the sharpest increase in seven months and a sign that the economy may be poised to sustain a recovery from the pandemic recession.

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You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who actually believes Kaleden couple Ken and Margaret Hayter could spend $45,000 in one year on food and booze – except an auditor at the Canada Revenue Agency.

NEW DELHI - India’s economy expanded by a weaker-than-expected 0.4% in the October-December quarter, which still allowed it to escape recession following large contractions in the two previous quarters during the coronavirus pandemic, the government said Friday.