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  1. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he suggested last year he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose chaos in the administration. Rosenstein says the story is "inaccurate and factually incorrect." The repo...
  2. The $1,100 price tag on Apple's latest iPhone turned heads when the company announced it last week. But for less than half as much, you can still get a good camera, a decent-sized screen and other popular features. Just buy a two-year-old iPhone 7. That phone was Apple's first to come...
  3. The woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and used a legally purchased gun in the rampage, a law enforcement official said Friday. Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler told news...
  4. UPDATE 11:45 a.m The driver of the school bus involved in a collision on Chute Lake Road Friday morning tells Castanet there were no children on board the bus at the time of the accident. Christine Reimann says, "there was no children, thank God. I was on my way to pick up a load of high...
  5. Dave Hesketh has passed away. Hesketh, who was living in hospice care, had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Despite his diagnosis, Hesketh announced his intention to run for city council and even participated in a candidate profile with Castanet. Hesketh was running to advocate for an...
  6. A former radio host in Winnipeg who was fired after making comments about transgender people is suing for wrongful dismissal. Dave Wheeler, whose real name is Christopher Wheeler Johnson, is seeking more than $1.4 million in damages from 92.1 CITI FM and its parent company, Rogers Media. Johns...
  7. In 2016, U.S. intelligence agencies indicated that Russian hackers may have targeted the voting systems in many American states in an effort to interfere with the presidential election. And In 2017 unknown computer hackers gained access to the Equifax credit reporting agency, stealing social secu...
  8. Not far off Nova Scotia's rough-hewn shoreline, scientists on board an aging crab boat lay in wait for one of the marine world's greatest — and most mysterious — predators. The researchers are busy "working the water" — dunking bits of fish in hopes of drawing...
  9. A new round of evacuations was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more destruction. With the crisis slowly moving to South Carolina, emergency managers on Friday ordered about 500 pe...
  10. A British Columbia man who witnessed dozens of birds falling from the sky in Tsawwassen says he thought it was "birdageddon." Kevin Beech says he was driving in an area just off a busy highway on Sept. 14 when the birds started hitting the ground around his vehicle. He says it was cl...