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Is Justin Trudeau not still prime minister? Your Week 1 election questions Answers to some of your most common and most interesting questions during Week 1 of the federal election campaign.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Name calling and market pressure may curb U.S. Fed's independence: Don Pittis As inflation kicks in again, and with world oil prices up sharply following weekend attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, it may actually be boneheaded to cut rates if evidence shows the economy remains strong.
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With Salvini gone, Italy realigns its migrant strategy to work with Germany, Spain Italys newly formed ruling coalition of the populist Five Star movement and left-leaning Democratic Party has decided to once again allow humanitarian rescue ships to dock here after more than a year of blocking ships under Matteo Salvini, the former mini
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CBC's chat bot helps you spot 'fake news' and avoid spreading it CBC has created a chat bot tool for Facebook Messenger to help you spot disinformation anddecide what news sources you can trust throughout the campaign.
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Facebook advertisers can write own headlines for shared news stories Advertisers are able to write their own copy, when sharing a link as an advertisement on Facebook, potentially opening the door for misleading ads to spread.
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Forecasters warn of U.S. coast rip currents caused by Humberto Beachgoers on the southeastern U.S. coast should be wary of potentially dangerous rip currents caused by Hurricane Humberto, the National Hurricane Center said Sunday.
CBC.ca | 5 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, files for bankruptcy as part of settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, N.Y., days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opio
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Cars lead singer Ric Ocasek dead at 75 Ric Ocasek The Cars lead singer whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like Just What I Needed was discovered dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan apartment.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Federal party leaders address gun violence after weekend shooting near Toronto After what police called an 'ambush-style' shooting in the Toronto area killed a teenager and wounded five other people, federal party leaders were swift to offer condolences Sunday but had little in the way of new ideas to address gun violence.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Political parties and what they know: Q&A with Chris Wylie and Wendy Mesley on The Weekly Whistleblower Christopher Wylie became worldwide news after helping to reveal Cambridge Analytica acquired private data from 50 million Facebook profiles. Now, he says there's a new tool political parties use to collect private data geo-targeting and ther
CBC.ca | 13 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend