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Oldest man in the world prepares to celebrate bar mitzvah he missed as a boy It's a celebration that usually happens when a Jewish boy turns 13, but Yisrael Kristal never had a chance to have a bar mitzvah when he turned that age in Poland during the First World War, so he's having one 100 years later.
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bad news, brunch fans: The Marketplace consumer cheat sheet Miss something this week? Don't panic. CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar killed outside court before trial over cartoon Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was fatally shot Sunday outside the court in Amman where he was due to stand trial, accused to contempt of religion after sharing on social media a cartoon caricature that was seen as insulting Islam.
CBC.ca | Sep 25, 2016 10:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Suspect in Seattle-area mall shooting 'zombie-like' when arrested Police in Washington state have arrested a 20-year-old man following a shooting at a department store on Friday that left five people dead.
CBC.ca | Sep 25, 2016 09:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Body language in debates could reveal who has the upper hand in U.S. presidential race It's not what you say; it's how you say it. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would be well advised to remember that adage when taking the stage at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday night for the first U.S. presidential debate. We break down wh
CBC.ca | Sep 25, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fuel cells set to power up the drone industry Drones have been used for years by military organizations for intelligence gathering, surveillance, reconnaissance and striking targets. But their widespread use in commercial applications is only just starting to take off thanks to key advances in drone
CBC.ca | Sep 25, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'I keep hoping to see them': Tamma Joyce, 19, separated from family fleeing South Sudan bloodshed Tamma Joyce, 19, lost contact with her parents when she escaped South Sudan. Thousands continue to flee the troubled country as conflict rages on despite a ceasefire declared in July.
CBC.ca | Sep 25, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
2 injured in Budapest blast Hungary's disaster management agency says that two people have been injured in an explosion at a ground-floor shop in downtown Budapest and have been taken to a hospital.
CBC.ca | Sep 24, 2016 10:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Charlotte police to release videos of black man's fatal shooting Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney confirmed at a press conference Saturday that body cam and dash cam footage will be made public.
CBC.ca | Sep 24, 2016 8:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jeremy Corbyn re-elected leader of divided U.K. Labour Party Veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn, who faced a no-confidence vote from his MPs earlier this year, was re-elected head of Britain's Labour Party on Saturday.
CBC.ca | Sep 24, 2016 1:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend