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RFK Jr. apologizes after condemnation for Anne Frank comment

Anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr., apologized Tuesday for suggesting things are worse for people today than they were for Anne Frank, the teenager who died in a Nazi concentration camp after hiding with her family in a secret annex in an Amsterdam house for two years.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is broadcast on a large screen as he speaks during an anti-vaccine rally in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, on Jan. 23, 2022. (Patrick Semansky / AP)

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EXCLUSIVE | Paul Workman: Interview with the Taliban's spokesperson

The official spokesman for the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan won’t be apologizing for the Canadian soldiers killed in Kandahar, Zabihullah Mujahid told CTV National News London Bureau Chief Paul Workman in Kabul, Afghanistan. 'They shouldn’t have come,' he said, in an exclusive interview.

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OPINION | Tom Mulcair: Ukrainian Canadians wield a lot of influence

With her deep experience in the U.S., Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland can and should play a significant role in finding a peaceful solution in Ukraine, if she can overcome her Russophobe bent, former NDP leader Tom Mulcair writes in his latest column for CTVNews.ca.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland adjusts her notes during a joint news conference in Ottawa, on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

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Winter welcome: Stranded drivers freed in Istanbul, Athens

Rescue crews in Istanbul and Athens dug through snow and ice Tuesday to clear paralyzed roads and rescue people stranded overnight in their cars after snowstorms and a massive cold front brought much of Turkey and Greece to a standstill. Two storm-related deaths were reported.

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OPINION | Tom Mulcair: Ukrainian Canadians wield a lot of influence

With her deep experience in the U.S., Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland can and should play a significant role in finding a peaceful solution in Ukraine, if she can overcome her Russophobe bent, former NDP leader Tom Mulcair writes in his latest column for CTVNews.ca.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland adjusts her notes during a joint news conference in Ottawa, on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang