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Israelis come to 2-minute standstill to mark Holocaust remembrance day Israel is marking its annual Holocaust remembrance day, in memory of the six million Jews killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators.
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Just weeks after forcing ISIS from Palmyra, Russia sends in the strings Russia's famous Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra will stage a classical music concert in the amphitheatre of Palmyra on Thursday, just over a month after Russian airstrikes helped push ISIS militants from the ancient city, the CBC's Susan Ormiston reports from
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Think a 4th national wireless carrier will lower prices? Think again, MEI says Consumers were on the losing end of a gamble by the former Conservative government when it sought to create more competition in the wireless market by interfering in it, says a new report released Thursday.
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Flames 'almost licking at your car': Fort McMurray man's video shows his harrowing escape Among the dozens of videos and photos that have emerged from the Fort McMurray, Alta., fire, one that gives a view of how close some people have come to the smoke and flames is particularly shocking.
CBC.ca | 8 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fort McMurray wildfire burning so hot only weather can stop it The blaze that has engulfed areas of Fort McMurray, Alta., offers some key insights into the science of wildfires and why they can be so difficult to battle.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
You go, GOP! Republicans' self-immolation is democracy in action: Neil Macdonald No, Donald Trump is not going to be U.S. president, or invade Mexico, or deport all immigrants, or disenfranchise women voters, or drop nuclear bombs in Syria and Iraq. What he almost certainly is going to do, though, is trigger an enormous disruption of
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fort McMurray wildfire slows down oilsands production The wildfire in Fort McMurray have devastated the community and continue to rage on. The region is the economic heart of Alberta and key to the world oil market. The market is watching production slow, as workers are evacuated from the area.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Aeroplan customers can now pay fees with points but some still feel gouged Aeroplan members can now use points instead of cash to cover added airline fees. But not all customers are pleased. That's because, for flights with big fees, the extra points required can sometimes add up to more than the points needed for the flight its
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
PM looking to impress U.S., Mexican presidents when they come for Three Amigos visit Justin Trudeau came to office promising to restore Canadas relations with its North American neighbors. If dinner and speaking invitations are your measure well, then hes off to a great start.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
N.C. transgender law violates civil rights, U.S. Justice Department says A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losing hundreds of millions o
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend