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Chuck Barris, game show pioneer who said he was a CIA hitman, dead at 87 Chuck Barris, who took game shows to riotous new levels with a trio of hits in the 1960s and 1970s and whose life more or less was the subject of a 2002 motion picture, has died.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
North Korea conducts another missile test, reportedly unsuccessful North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday as the United States sent a supersonic bomber streaking over ally South Korea in a show of force against the North, officials said.
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Donald Trump to attend NATO summit in Europe U.S. President Donald Trump will attend a summit of leaders of NATO nations on May 25 in Brussels, the White House said on Tuesday.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Surgery, radiation or neither? Prostate cancer patients rank quality of life after treatment Two studies published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association try to explore the ramifications of prostate cancer treatment, by getting patients to rank their quality of life defined as sexual, urinary and bowel function after surgery o
CBC.ca | Mar 22, 2017 02:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fish oil supplements during pregnancy don't improve child's intelligence, study says Pregnant women who take omega-3 supplements in the belief it will give their babies a brain boost might want to reconsider, says a new study, which found no cognitive edge among children whose mothers took the supplements.
CBC.ca | Mar 21, 2017 10:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'This is Canada's moment:' Could Donald Trump produce a brain gain here? U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to limit travel into his country while simultaneously cutting money from science-based programs provides an opportunity for Canada's science sector, says a leading Canadian researcher.
CBC.ca | Mar 21, 2017 10:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What to know about the new airline electronics bans The Trump administration warns that U.S.-bound travellers from 10 airports in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa will be banned from carrying certain electronic devices on board, owing to fears terrorists could conceal bombs in larger devices.
CBC.ca | Mar 21, 2017 6:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World saw record temperatures in 2016 and it's getting warmer: study The world experienced its hottest year in 2016, a trend that contributed to the wildfires that decimated parts of Alberta and appears to already be worsening, according to a global analysis released Tuesday.
CBC.ca | Mar 21, 2017 6:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shoppers computer crash means no debit purchases or points at some stores Shoppers Drug Mart tells CBC News it is experiencing intermittent computer system outages in stores across Canada. This may prevent customers from using their debit cards to make payments or from collecting Shoppers Optimum points today.
CBC.ca | Mar 21, 2017 3:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Freshii proposes partnership with Subway in open letter In a friendly open letter to the parent company of Subway restaurants, Canadian fast casual restaurant Freshii has proposed a tie-up between the two businesses that would see some Subway locations converted to Freshii restaurants.
CBC.ca | Mar 21, 2017 2:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend