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Roses lay outside the Blue Parrot nightclub after a shooting in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. A deadly shooting occurred in the early morning hours outside the nightclub while it was hosting part of the BPM electronic music festival, acc
Longtime Toronto nightclub security man among dead in Mexico nightclub shooting
Tributes poured in on Monday from friends and colleagues of a longtime Toronto bouncer who died in a shooting attack at a music festival in Mexico.
Kirk Wilson was identified in several Mexican reports as among five people killed when gunfire broke out at the crowded beachfront Blue Parrot nightclub as it throbbed with electronic music.



SPORTS NEWS

Britain's Johanna Konta makes a forehand return to Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
Pliskova, Konta win 1st-round matches at Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia - Karolina Pliskova and Johanna Konta had their Grand Slam breakthroughs last year, and both prepared for the season's first major with title runs in Australia.
They both won their first-round matches at the Australian Open in straight sets on Tuesday, and are growing in confidence.



BUSINESS NEWS

Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Project's Westeridge loading dock, at bottom with green tanks, is seen in Burnaby, B.C., on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. British Columbia has granted environmental approval to the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.Th
CP NewsAlert: B.C. premier says five conditions met on Trans Mountain pipeline
VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark says British Columbia's five conditions for approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline have been met.
Her announcement comes after the provincial government granted environmental approval to the expansion of the pipeline.



ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

NewsAlert: Wife of "Exorcist" author William Peter Blatty says he has died
BETHESDA, Md. - Wife of "Exorcist" author William Peter Blatty says the bestselling author has died.
More to come.



HEALTH NEWS

Siegfried van Zuiden, right, and his wife Audrey pose in this undated handout photo. A judge has ruled an 86-year-old Calgary man charged with killing his wife will not stand trial. Judge Allan Fradsham accepted a psychiatrist's recommendation that Siegfri
Calgary man, 86, charged with killing wife unfit to stand trial: judge
CALGARY - A judge has ruled an 86-year-old Calgary man charged with killing his wife will not stand trial, agreeing with a psychiatrist that Siegfried van Zuiden's worsening dementia has rendered him medically unfit.
Judge Allan Fradsham made his decision Friday after hearing testimony from psychiatrist Kenneth Hashman, who said the senior does not understand the charge against him, is disoriented to time and place and has become less able to care for himself.