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'Not now. Then when?': Kobe Bryant's death prompts battle over focus on star's rape charge Kobe Bryant's death has sparked an outpouring of grief and tributes as well as reminders that his legacy is also marked by an allegation of sexual assault. That, in turn, has sparked abacklash from some fans who said it's too soon to revisit that part of
CBC.ca | 12 hours ago | comment? | recommend
'There haven't been any duels lately': Unspooling the arcane rules and rituals of the U.S. Senate chamber The U.S. Senate has been in the spotlight these past two weeks as the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump unfolds. We take a closer look at some of the unusual traditions and rules that surround this American institution with former Senate histori
CBC.ca | 13 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Albatrosses used as flying spies to detect illegal fishing boats Sea birds with radar detectors attached to their backs can detect illegal fishing boats in real-time, potentially helping authorities identify and catch such operations, which threaten both fish and birds, a new study shows.
CBC.ca | 14 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Major earthquake hits between Cuba and Jamaica The U.S. Geological Survey says a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica on Tuesday.
CBC.ca | 14 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Clock ticks on containing novel coronavirus There are two key unanswered questions surrounding the novel coronavirus: How easily can it be transmitted between people? And how dangerous is it? The next month in the outbreak could be critical in revealing clues to better answer those questions, infec
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump lawyers set to wrap up arguments as Bolton controversy simmers Lawyers for President Donald Trump were set on Tuesday to wrap up their arguments in his U.S. impeachment trial as the Senate's top Democrat rejected a Republican proposal to make former national security adviser John Bolton's explosive unpublished book m
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
FDA tells maker of Purell to stop claiming product will help fight viral diseases The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a sternly worded letter to the company that makes Purell hand sanitizer: stop claiming your product can help prevent viral diseases like influenza, Ebola and others.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump set to unveil long-awaited Middle East peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump is set to unveil his administration's much-anticipated Middle East peace plan in the latest American venture to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
CBC.ca | 20 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.K. will allow Huawei to play a role in building its 5G networks Britain will allow Chinese telecoms giant Huawei a limited role in building its 5G networks, the government says.
CBC.ca | 22 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bolton bombshell threatens to blow Trump defence off course If Republicans agree to let former national security adviser John Bolton testify at the Senate impeachment trial, who could be next?
CBC.ca | Jan 28, 2020 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend