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It's tough out there for women in politics, poll suggests Canadians feel that women have a harder time getting elected than men, a new poll suggests. But the survey also shows significant differences in views among men and women on why there aren't more female candidates running for office and whether being a wo
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bernie Sanders voters feel vindicated by leaked emails showing 'rigged' system Democrats arrived in Philadelphia for their convention amid drama that Bernie Sanders supporters say adds fuel to their fire. Leaked emails that were hacked from the Democratic National Committee prove party officials favoured Hillary Clinton, they say, a
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Reigning breaststroke champ among banned Russian swimmers Swimming governing body FINA has ruled seven Russian swimmers ineligible to compete at the Olympics, including three it says were linked to recent allegations of a major doping coverup by Russian authorities.
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New study finds induced labour does not increase autism risk Induction of labour does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders in children, according to a new study.
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Democratic National Convention off to rocky start as chair resigns, huge protests planned Democrats will open their unity-focused convention in Philadelphia this afternoon amid a fresh political mess involving the party's chairwoman and massive protests being planned.
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Verizon confirms $4.83B takeover of Yahoo's core business Verizon has confirmed a $4.83 billion buyout of online pioneer Yahoo, marking end of an era for company that once defined the internet.
CBC.ca | 8 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
2 dead, at least 13 injured in Fort Myers, Fla., nightclub shooting: reports Two people have been killed and at least 13 wounded in a shooting at the Club Blu nightclub in Fort Myers, Fla., CNN reports, citing local police.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What to watch for at Democratic National Convention Democrats are gathering in Philadelphia for their party's convention from Monday to Thursday. It will feature current and past presidents, plenty of celebrities and a historic moment when Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman to accept the presidential
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mall shooting draws calls to tighten Germany's already strict gun laws Germany may have some of the world's most stringent gun control laws, but some of the country's senior leaders are calling for tighter controls on weapon sales following Friday's shooting rampage in Munich.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Navy battles mould in frigate ventilation systems Many of Canada's patrol frigates have been fighting a battle against mouldy air-conditioning and ventilation systems. The former sailor who tried to raise the alarm says a multibillion-dollar refit of the warships has failed to completely address the heal
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend