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Donald Trump visits civil rights museums, drawing protest U.S. President Donald Trump pays tribute to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the country a fairer and more just, though protests surrounding his visit to Mississippi laid bare the stark divisions among
CBC.ca | Dec 9, 2017 7:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Firefighters race to contain California wildfires as winds set to strengthen Firefighters in Southern California were under pressure Saturday to contain six raging wildfires, which have destroyed hundreds of buildings and forced tens of thousands of people to flee, before fierce winds are expected to strengthen again.
CBC.ca | Dec 9, 2017 5:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Two ancient tombs discovered in Egypt's Luxor Egypt announced Saturday the discovery of two small ancient tombs in the southern city of Luxor dating back some 3,500 years. The discovery may help the country's efforts to revive its ailing tourism sector.
CBC.ca | Dec 9, 2017 4:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canadian researchers say you can improve memory with this one weird trick Medical experts in Canada weigh in on 'do not resuscitate' tattoos and new regulations may give Canadians access to previously confidential industry information about drugs.
CBC.ca | Dec 9, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'There will be Games in Pyeongchang or there will be no Games,' Canada's Dick Pound says The 2018 Winter Olympics will happen despite the U.S. equivocation, the Russia ban and military tension in the area, believes one International Olympic Committee member.
CBC.ca | Dec 9, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraq declares victory over ISIS Baghdad is declaring victory in its war with ISIS. Iraq's prime minister and a top military commander made the announcement today as Iraqi forces gained full control of the country's border with Syria.
CBC.ca | Dec 9, 2017 12:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump says Trudeau left out lumber, energy while talking trade numbers U.S. President Donald Trump regaled a rally of supporters Friday night with a story about a disagreement with Canada's prime minister, then sprinkled his tale with some questionable statistics about international trade.
CBC.ca | Dec 9, 2017 12:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack Israeli airstrikes killed two Hamas members early Saturday following a rocket attack on Israel, in the latest fallout from U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, which has roiled the region and the larger Muslim
CBC.ca | Dec 9, 2017 11:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Virtue, Moir denied gold by French rivals at Grand Prix Final Despite a season's best free dance, Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will go home with silver medals from the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya, Japan, after French duo Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron scored a season's best of the
CBC.ca | Dec 9, 2017 10:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'We need to get at this': Morneau to push for changes to mystery corporations at finance ministers' meeting Finance Minister Bill Morneau says he's hoping to move forward on legislation that will force private corporations to reveal their ownership information to crack down on money launderers, tax dodgers, terrorists and other criminals.
CBC.ca | Dec 9, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend