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More snow expected in Hawaii as winter hits the Big Island More snow is expected to fall on Hawaii mountaintops as a storm warning goes into effect through Monday morning.
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
California warehouse fire kills at least 24, search for victims could last days Fire crews worked through the night and into Sunday morning in Oakland, Calif., following a deadly warehouse party fire on Friday night. Twenty-four people are confirmed dead and others remain unaccounted for.
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
High-stakes referendum: Is Italy next in line for populist shock? Italians were voting Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reforms that is being closely watched abroad to see if Italy becomes the next country to reject the political status quo.
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'I had a machine gun': Upper-class roots didn't stop Natalia Bolivar from fighting in Cuban Revolution At 82 and with an upper-class pedigree, Natalia Bolivar doesn't seem like the typical Cuban revolutionary. That is, until she matter-of-factly begins to recount how she stormed a Havana police station wielding a machine gun, smuggled arms to opposition gr
CBC.ca | 8 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Why not have a conversation?': Daily Show host defends controversial Tomi Lahren interview on racism Daily Show host Trevor Noah sits down with The National's Wendy Mesley to discuss U.S. race relations, his childhood under apartheid in South Africa and his controversial interview with right-wing pundit Tomi Lahren.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Standing Rock name 'hijacked by eco-terrorists,' says police chief A divide is apparent in Bismarck-Mandan, where some actively support people who have flocked to the region south of the community to oppose the mullti-billion-dollar Dakota Access Pipeline, while others say their patience is wearing thin.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fidel Castro's remains set to be interred in private ceremony The cremated remains of Fidel Castro will be interred at a Santiago de Cuba cemetery this morning during a private ceremony, marking the end of the nine-day national mourning period established after the former leaders death.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Did the trend toward press freedom in Cuba die with Castro? Media from around the world are in Santiago de Cuba this weekend to report on the funeral of Fidel Castro. But some who have previously reported from the communist country say journalists shouldn't assume the death of the former president will mean a loos
CBC.ca | Dec 3, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At least 9 dead in California warehouse party fire At least nine people are dead and about 25 others were unaccounted for after a massive fire broke out during a late-night party in a warehouse in Oakland, California, the city's fire chief said on Saturday.
CBC.ca | Dec 3, 2016 3:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Someday that pipeline will leak,' says Standing Rock rancher People who live near the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline say they worry it will eventually leak and the underground oil would go undetected, threatening the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's access to clean water from a nearby reservoir of the Missouri River.
CBC.ca | Dec 3, 2016 12:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend