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3 University of Virginia graduates sue Rolling Stone over fraternity rape article Three University of Virginia graduates on Wednesday filed a defamation lawsuit in New York against Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher Wenner Media and a journalist over a now-debunked 2014 article describing a fraternity gang rape.
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Naomi Wolf slammed after telling young women to drop 'vocal fry' Youve probably heard it countless times before without even noticing, or even been guilty of it yourself: a speech pattern known as vocal fry, described as a creaky, nasally growl at the back of throat.
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Campaigns, start your engines: Stephen Harper to call election as early as Sunday The longest federal election campaign in modern history is set to kick off as early as Sunday, CBC News has confirmed.
CBC.ca | 5 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Too early to tell whether debris found on Reunion Island is MH370 wreckage It's too early to tell whether debris found on Reunion Island Wednesday could be part of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared off the coast of Malaysia in March 2014, and whose mysterious fate has been the source of much specu
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Too early to tell whether debris found on Runion Island is MH370 wreckage It's too early to tell whether debris found on Runion Island Wednesday could be part of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared off the coast of Malaysia in March 2014, and whose mysterious fate has been the source of much specul
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Blue Jays newcomer Tulowitzki set for debut Troy Tulowitzki makes his Blue Jays debut Wednesday at Rogers Centre (7:07 p.m. ET) and looks to help prevent the major league-worst Philadelphia Phillies from matching a season high with a sixth straight win.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Cincinnati police shooting video to be released amid decision on charges U.S. officials say they will release body-camera video footage of the July 19 police shooting of a black man near the University of Cincinnati. A grand jury will decide whether to bring charges against Ray Tensing, the police officer who shot him.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'He purposefully killed him,' prosecutor says of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder A University of Cincinnati police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Samuel DuBose. Ray Tensing is accused of fatally shooting the 43-year-old black man in the head during a confrontation that occurred after the officer pulled h
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Filmmaker says she has proof Happy Birthday copyright claim is invalid A documentary filmmaker making a movie about the ubiquitous Happy Birthday song says she has unearthed conclusive proof that a copyright claimed by a major music label either expired decades ago, or never existed in the first place.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Weird at first, but then good,' boy, 8, says of double-hand transplant An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons say.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend