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NATIONAL NEWSNova Scotia woman cashes in on Chase-the-Ace craze in Cape Breton
INVERNESS, N.S. - A wildly popular fundraising game that attracted tens of thousands of people to a tiny Cape Breton town in recent weeks came to a climactic end Saturday when a $1.7-million jackpot was awarded to a retired woman and her ailing husband.
Donelda MacAskill from Englishtown, N.S., won the grand prize in the Chase the Ace game of chance when she found the ace of spades among the three playing cards that remained after a series of weekly draws that started in Inverness 48 weeks ago.
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn says he is stepping down
BERLIN - Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn says he is stepping down in the interests of the company as it grapples with the emissions scandal.
Wintekorn said in a statement that Volkswagen needs a fresh start, including in terms of personnel.
ENTERTAINMENT NEWSEx-CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi pleads not guilty to five charges
TORONTO - Disgraced former broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi has pleaded not guilty to five charges against him.
The former host of CBC Radio's cultural affairs show "Q'' is facing five charges including four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance by choking.
Saskatchewan city under precautionary boil-water advisory due to 'process error'
NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. - Residents of a Saskatchewan city are being told to boil their tap water as a precaution because it might be contaminated.
The Saskatchewan Water Security Agency says the entire city of North Battleford, with a population of about 14,000, is under a boil-water advisory.