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One person dead in West Vancouver apartment fire

Early morning blaze isn't considered suspicious, police say.

Serial killer Clifford Olson dies of cancer

Media reports quote relatives of victims saying that cancer finally claimed killer in prison.

Typhoon batters Tokyo, heads for crippled nuclear plant

A million told to evacuate as power lines down, rivers swell, winds rattle homes and reactor continues to leak.

Blues singer Amy Winehouse found dead at 27

Tiny soul singer with massive talent battled demons and drugs -- and lost.

Egypt on the edge and a protest against Egyptian President Mubarak in Vancouver: slideshow

More than 100 people gathered to protest Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's repressive policies. More news and images inside.