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Giants beat Royals to win 3rd World Series in 5 years Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.
CBC.ca | 20 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Harper to introduce scaled-down income-splitting for parents Prime Minister Stephen Harper will on Thursday unveil a scaled-down version of the Conservatives 2011 campaign commitment to allow income-splitting by parents with children younger than 18 once the federal budget is balanced.
CBC.ca | 22 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Court hears final arguments in dispute over chemotherapy for First Nations girl An Ontario court hears final arguments in the precedent-setting case of whether a child can be forced into protective care without the say-so of the Children's Aid Service.
CBC.ca | Oct 29, 2014 8:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
51 countries agree to work together to fight tax cheats Finance ministers and tax chiefs from 51 countries have signed an agreement to automatically swap tax information beginning in 2017.
CBC.ca | Oct 29, 2014 7:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Maine nurse plans to end Ebola quarantine A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to end her voluntary isolation in Maine, leading to a potential showdown with state officials who have vowed to enforce a mandatory quarantine.
CBC.ca | Oct 29, 2014 4:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama calls health-care workers 'heroes' as nurse plans to end quarantine U.S. President Barack Obama called health-care workers who are heading to Ebola-affected countries American heroes who deserve to be treated with dignity and respect amid a dispute between a nurse and Maine officials over their insistence she remain in is
CBC.ca | Oct 29, 2014 4:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
MPs hail 'hero' guard in return to caucus room 1 week after shooting New Democrat MPs applauded a House of Commons guard who used his body to block the door to their caucus room when a gunman attacked Parliament one week ago. All three parties returned today to the caucus rooms they were in when Michael Zehaf-Bibeau attack
CBC.ca | Oct 29, 2014 3:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
IPhone users be patient: Apple Pay not expected in Canada any time soon While Apple is heralding its new mobile payment system Apple Pay as a roaring success, It's unlikely the company will be rolling out the service in Canada any time soon.
CBC.ca | Oct 29, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Atlas V rocket with U.S. Air Force satellite to launch from Cape Canaveral United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket with a U.S. Air Force GPS IIF-8 satellite on board is due to launch at 1:21 p.m. ET from Cape Canaveral.
CBC.ca | Oct 29, 2014 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Company searches for cause of Antares rocket liftoff explosion The company behind the dramatic launch explosion of a space station supply mission promises to find the cause of the failure and is warning residents to avoid any potentially hazardous wreckage.
CBC.ca | Oct 29, 2014 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend