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B.C. judge denies extension of injunction against old-growth logging protests at Fairy Creek A B.C. Supreme Court judge has denied an application to extend an injunction against old-growth logging blockades on southernVancouver Island, writing that the actions of RCMP officers have put the court's reputation at risk.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Black U.S. hockey player who was target of racist taunt calls for suspension Jalen Smereck, an American defenceman for HC Donbass in the Ukrainian Hockey League, says he is taking a leave of absence until HC Kremenchuk player Andrey Denyskin is "suspended and removed from the league."
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Farm groups hope end of Meng Wanzhou case leads to resolution of canola dispute with China Canadian farm groupsarehopingthe end of the legal saga with Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou will see ade-escalationof tensions with China thatopens the door toresolving a long, costly trade disputehanging over the country'scanola sector.
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Top U.S. military officer defends calls to China in last days of Trump presidency The top U.S. military officer told the U.S. Congress on Tuesday that he knew former president Donald Trump wasn't planning to attack China and that it was his job to reassure the Chinese of that fact in the phone calls that have triggered outrage from som
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New Britney Spears documentary paints dark picture of early legal fight for control of singer's life A new documentary about pop star Britney Spears recalls the complicated legal battle the singer faced after her father began controlling her life under a conservatorshipset up in 2008,and some of the people who tried to help her break free.
CBC.ca | 8 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.K. government sees 'tentative' signs fuel crisis is easing Britain's transport minister said Tuesday there are "tentative signs" a fuel-supply crisis snarling the country is easing, but it will be a while before the situation returns to normal.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pfizer-BioNTech submit data to U.S. FDA for COVID-19 vaccine in younger children Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE submitted initial trial data for their COVID-19 vaccine in children aged 5 to 11 to U.S. regulators on Tuesday and said they would make a formal request for emergency use authorization in the coming weeks.
CBC.ca | 14 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Angela Merkel and the art of being ordinary Read full story for latest details.
CBC.ca | 17 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Russia's recent military drills send message to Taliban and Afghanistan's neighbours Russia has staged a series of military exercises with its central Asian neighbours that are focused on anti-terrorism operations.
CBC.ca | 17 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How Indigenous scientists are using biomedical research to seek 'genomic justice' For decades, non-Indigenous scientists have taken samples from Indigenous people for future studies, often without clear consent. But a new generation of Indigenous scientists is taking biomedical research in a new direction asking important questions abo
CBC.ca | 17 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend