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Under house arrest after contested election, Uganda's Bobi Wine still hopes to inspire country's youth Two days after Ugandas electoral commission announced that President Yoweri Museveni had decisively won last weeks ballot, challenger Bobi Wine and his wife remained under house arrest just north of the capital, Kampala.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How singing sea shanties can help you weather the pandemic After the sea shanty Wellerman trended on TikTok, it exploded in popularity elsewhere. Some say that's unsurprising, as shanties were made to help people deal with mental and even physical pain, and are a perfect coping mechanism for dealing with isolatio
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Russian judge jails Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny for 30 days, spokesperson says A Russian judge remanded Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in pre-trial detention for 30 days on Monday for violating the terms of a suspended jail sentence, ignoring calls from Western countries to free the opposition politician immediately.
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Canada's spy-catching system caused delay, anxiety in Delisle case: former FBI official The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's former head of counter-intelligence says it fell to him to tell the RCMP about a spy in the Canadian navy, even though the Canadian Security Intelligence Service was already well aware of Jeffrey Delisle's sale o
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
FBI investigating whether computer stolen from Pelosi's office could be linked to Russian intelligence U.S. law enforcement is investigating whether a woman took a laptop computer or hard drive from U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the Jan. 6 siege of the Capitol and tried to sell the device to Russian intelligence, accord
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Six Nations entrepreneur Ken Hill dies in Florida Ken Hill,aprominent businessman from Six Nations of the Grand River and co-owner ofthe Grand River Enterprises cigarette company, has died in Miami, Fla., the company has confirmed.
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Biden, Harris commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day as inauguration preparations continue Two days before the inauguration, U.S. president-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris joined Martin Luther King Jr. Day service projects on Monday as a militarized and jittery Washington, D.C., prepared for a swearing-in that will play o
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Singh takes questions on Keystone XL NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is holding a media availability where he's expected to be asked about reports U.S. president-elect Joe Biden plans to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline permit.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Canada clears Boeing 737 Max for flight nearly 2 years after global grounding Boeings 737 Max has been approved to fly again in Canadian skies starting Wednesday, ending a 22-month grounding following a pair of fatal overseas crashes that cost 346 people their lives and did serious damage to the company's reputation.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Virgin Orbit rocket launches into space from a plane Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space for the first time on Sunday with a successful test of its air-launched rocket, delivering 10 NASA satellites to orbit and achieving a key milestone after aborting the rocket's first test launch las
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend