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Auschwitz survivors mark 70th anniversary of camp's liberation Around 300 survivors of the Auschwitz death camp gathered Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, joined by world leaders for a commemoration held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.
CBC.ca | Jan 27, 2015 11:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gunmen kill 8 in Tripoli hotel attack Gunmen stormed the luxury Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya today, killing at least five foreigners and three guards, authorities said.
CBC.ca | Jan 27, 2015 10:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Finance comes face to face with Greek democracy: Don Pittis Hardliners say no new bailout for Greece. But the newly elected government has the democratic mandate for a solution that scares Europe just as much and would cost it more.
CBC.ca | Jan 27, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ruble's rout inflicts pain at home in Russia The Russian ruble has shed nearly half its value since last summer, driving up the costs of food, housing and travel. Russia is being hit by 'perfect economic storm' of depreciating currency, western sanctions and shrinking oil revenue.
CBC.ca | Jan 27, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Facebook denies Lizard Squad had anything to do with widespread outage Facebook suffered a widespread outage lasting an hour on Tuesday affecting users in Canada, the United States, Asia, Australia and the U.K.
CBC.ca | Jan 27, 2015 08:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Winter storm: Storm forecasts downgraded, New England could get hit worst Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.
CBC.ca | Jan 27, 2015 08:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Winter storm unleashes blizzard conditions on parts of U.S. Northeast A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast of the U.S. this morning, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey through Maine with high winds and heavy snow. Several regions are still bracing for 90 centimetres of snow, punishing hurricane-force
CBC.ca | Jan 27, 2015 08:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Snowstorm sweeps northeast U.S., New York spared its brunt A howling blizzard with wind gusts over 113 km/h heaped snow on the Boston area along with other stretches of lower New England and Long Island on Tuesday but failed to live up to the hype in Philadelphia and New York City, where buses and subways started
CBC.ca | Jan 27, 2015 08:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Snowstorm in northeast U.S. 'feels like a hurricane with snow' With winds howling, a blizzard slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 60 cm of snow.
CBC.ca | Jan 27, 2015 08:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Exonerations of wrongly convicted in U.S. increased in 2014, registry claims The U.S. saw a record number of exonerations in 2014, and it was due in part to 33 cases in Texas in which individuals had their drug convictions dismissed after lab tests determined they never had illegal substances, a report released Tuesday shows.
CBC.ca | Jan 27, 2015 06:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend