Some gas stations run out as prices drop across B.C.

Tape blocks the pumps at a Chevron station in Hope, B.C., on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. (Scott Connorton / CTV News Vancouver) Tape blocks the pumps at a Chevron station in Hope, B.C., on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. (Scott Connorton / CTV News Vancouver)

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Many trapped in Florida as Ian heads toward South Carolina

Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through flooded streets Thursday to save thousands of Floridians trapped after Hurricane Ian destroyed homes and businesses and left millions in the dark. The destruction began to come into focus a day after Ian made landfall in Florida as one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit the U.S.

This aerial photo shows damaged boats and structures in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Russia to annex more of Ukraine on Friday at the Kremlin

Russia planned to annex more of Ukraine on Friday in an escalation of the seven-month war that was expected to isolate the Kremlin further, draw it more international punishment and bring Ukraine extra military, political and economic support.