Wolfgang Petersen, blockbuster filmmaker of 'Das Boot,' dies

Actors Mark Wahlberg, left, and George Clooney, centre, stars of the film "The Perfect Storm,'' pose with director/producer Wolfgang Petersen at the premiere in Danvers, Mass., on June 28, 2000. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File) Actors Mark Wahlberg, left, and George Clooney, centre, stars of the film "The Perfect Storm,'' pose with director/producer Wolfgang Petersen at the premiere in Danvers, Mass., on June 28, 2000. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File)

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The big day is here: Quebecers head to the polls

Quebecers are casting their votes Monday after a five-week election campaign. Incumbent premier Francois Legault's CAQ party has held a comfortable lead since the campaign began, but the battle for second has been tight between the four main opposition parties: Liberals, Quebec solidaire, Parti Quebecois and Conservative Party of Quebec.

The Oath Keepers' U.S. Capitol riot trial, explained

A trial that started this week in Washington, D.C., is the biggest test yet in the U.S. Justice Department's efforts to hold accountable those responsible for the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. On trial is extremist leader Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group, and four associates.

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