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Information watchdog questions access to ministerial records Nothing to see here, move along. That was gist of the response Canada's information commissioner received when, during the course of a recent investigation, she asked the Department of Public Works for a series of emails sent by political staff. But that'
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Robber, 74, pulls a bank job to get home to jail Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it's not surprising that he faces sentencing today for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. His reason for robbing the bank? He was homesick for prison.
CBC.ca | 17 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Colorado police investigate possible marijuana link after woman is killed at Denver home while making desperate 911 call Police in Colorado are investigating whether marijuana use played a role in the death of a woman in Denver, who was killed by a gunshot to the head at the end of an increasingly desperate 911 phone call.
The Independent | 17 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Malaysia Airlines mystery giving rise to hacker attacks The story of the missing Malaysian Airlines plane has preoccupied people around the world for more than a month. It also looks to have inspired online scammers who exploit people's interest in trending news topics to install malware on their computers, in
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Ford Mustang turns 50: Canadian bought iconic car with serial No. 1 Ford Motor Co. unveiled the Mustang at the New York World's Fair on April 17, 1964.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Michael Bloomberg launches $50M gun control effort New York City's billionaire former mayor Michael Bloomberg is pumping even more cash into his efforts to curb gun violence with a new advocacy group that will spend at least $50 million this year. It aims to counter the National Rifle Association's powerf
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Ukraine standoff moving from bluster to diplomacy: Nahlah Ayed Ukraine's attempts at a military solution to its problems with pro-Russia separatists look to be in disarray. But that may all be to the good, Nahlah Ayed writes, as foreign ministers gather in Geneva today to try to end the standoff.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Putin denies Russian special forces are in eastern Ukraine Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but recognized for the first time that the troops in unmarked uniforms who had overtaken Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula before
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
3 pro-Russian militants dead after Ukraine base attack Three pro-Russian militants died and 13 were wounded when Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's interior ministry said Thursday.
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Diplomats broker deal to ease Ukraine tensions Diplomats from Russia, the United States, the European Union and Ukraine have agreed on a series of steps aimed at de-escalating violence in strife-ridden Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says.
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend