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Trump's Obamacare repeal hits setback as House delays vote Republican House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and U.S. President Donald Trump in their first major legislative test.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Uber Canada hits back at Liberal plan to charge tax on rides Uber Canada wants the federal government to back off on its plans to start charging GST/HST on ride-hailing fares, calling it a 'tax on innovation.'
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Senator Don Meredith dumps racism defence, hires new lawyer Senator Don Meredith no longer feels he was targeted by the Senate's ethics officer because he is a black man, his newly appointed lawyer says.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Belgium tightens security after driver tries to ram shopping area Belgian authorities tightened security Thursday in the port city of Antwerp after a Frenchman drove his car at high speed through a busy shopping area, forcing pedestrians to jump out of the way.
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Canada's largest school board won't schedule any new trips to the U.S. Canada's largest school board says it will stop booking trips to the United States indefinitely in light of the uncertainty surrounding restrictions at the border.
CBC.ca | 5 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ryan Gosling explains his Oscar night smirk in midst of best picture mix-up A photo of Ryan Gosling smirking at the Oscars was one indelible image that emerged from the chaos of the best-picture mix-up this year and the La La Land star has revealed what was behind his amused expression.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Israeli Jewish man arrested for bomb threats against Canadian, U.S. Jewish targets Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centres and other institutions in Canada and the U.S., marking a potential breakthrough in a case that stoke
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump in final push to win votes to repeal Obamacare U.S. President Donald Trump was set to make a final push on Thursday to secure the votes to begin dismantling Obamacare in the House of Representatives, with signs that enough Republicans might defect to jeopardize one of his top legislative priorities.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
After a nightmare attack, the resilience of Londoners resurfaces Just as surely as a lone attacker would eventually evade Londons security services and 24-hour surveillance, London was bound to recover quickly when it did happen. Once the initial horror was over, the resilience that comes with living for years with a s
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
It never seems a good time for a tax-the-rich budget: Don Pittis As Americans get sadder and more divided, Canada's finance minister is waiting to follow Trump's lead. He missed a chance with his budget to start making Canadians as happy as Scandinavians.
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend