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A majority of Canadians want to keep bombing ISIS or maybe not A spate of recent polls have offered contradictory information about Canadians' views of the anti-ISIS mission in the Middle East. What to make of these discrepancies? Poll analyst Eric Grenier tries to make some sense of it.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Jian Ghomeshi trial could deter women from reporting sexual assault Sexual assault survivors and their advocates are worried that fewer women may be willing to report assaults after widespread media coverage of the harsh cross-examinations of complainants at the Jian Ghomeshi trial.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Putin moves into Syria, Obama into Eastern Europe: Brian Stewart Lost in the media focus on Syria was the fact that the U.S. just upped its NATO spending and added a brigade worth of armour to Eastern Europe. It's not checkmate, Vladimir Putin, but big pieces are being moved around, Brian Stewart writes.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Netflix border crackdown cuts off some customers, but unblocking services fight back Netflix really is cracking down on cross-border watchers. Meanwhile, unblocking companies that aid virtual travellers are fighting back. Some are even declaring victory in the battle to keep Netflixs borders wide open.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mike Duffy files Senate paperwork ahead of fraud trial decision Senator Mike Duffy has submitted an updated disclosure form to the Senate ethics office, a move required to keep senators in good standing and one that could be laying the ground work for his return to the upper chamber.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
CPP reform is needed, say groups representing younger, older Canadians Recent discussions by the country's finance ministers to examine possible reforms to the Canada Pension Plan have put changes to one of Canada retirement pillars back in the public eye.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump wins New Hampshire, and no clear Republican alternative emerges Donald Trump scored a solid victory in New Hampshire's primary Tuesday night and his top rivals finished so close together they dashed the hopes of the Republican establishment wing that a clear alternative would emerge out of the Granite State.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sirhan Sirhan, Robert Kennedy's assassin, heads to 15th parole hearing For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ferguson agrees with most, but not all, U.S. Justice recommendations The Ferguson City Council agreed Tuesday to most proposals in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department that would reform the city's courts and policing systems but also asked for several changes, including some limiting the city's cost.
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders win in New Hampshire primaries Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring the insistence of voters in both parties on shaking up American politics.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend