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Cuba to send more Ebola medics to W Africa Cuba has sent more medics to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa than any other nation.
Al Jazeera | Oct 21, 2014 08:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oscar Pistorius to learn his sentencing in shooting death South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius arrived at the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday for sentencing over the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, last year.
CBC.ca | Oct 21, 2014 07:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in jail for girlfriend's death Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to a maximum of five years in jail in connection with the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
CBC.ca | Oct 21, 2014 07:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hong Kong leader doesn't want the 'poor' to decide elections Hong Kong officials and student leaders will hold talks Tuesday to try to end pro-democracy protests that have gripped the southern Chinese city for more than three weeks, though chances of success are slim given the vast differences between the two sides
CBC.ca | Oct 21, 2014 06:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oilers strike for 1st win against Lightning Taylor Hall had a penalty-shot goal and added an assist and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the game winner in the final minutes as the Edmonton Oilers finally found their way into the win column, defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Monday.
CBC.ca | Oct 21, 2014 04:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Christophe de Margerie, CEO of Total SA, dead in plane crash Russia's Tass news agency says the CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine during takeoff at Moscow's Vnukovo airport.
CBC.ca | Oct 21, 2014 02:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Who gets to be 'Indian': 6 reasons why Lynn Gehl's court challenge matters Imagine if Canadians had to worry about losing their Canadian citizenship or the right to live in their home province based on who they married or their gender.
CBC.ca | Oct 21, 2014 12:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Surfer fends off shark attack with fist, surfboard A man surfing with his three young sons used his fist and surfboard to fend off a shark attack in waters off Maui that were rough and murky from a hurricane that churned passed Hawaii over the weekend.
CBC.ca | Oct 20, 2014 11:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
CDC releases new Ebola protection rules for U.S. health workers Health officials have released new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients.
CBC.ca | Oct 20, 2014 11:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. military urged to follow Canada's transgender policy The Canadian Forces allows transgender people to serve, but in the U.S., Pentagon rules prohibit transgender members. Advocates in the U.S. are pushing for an end to the ban and are pointing to Canada and other countries to show how it can work.
CBC.ca | Oct 20, 2014 9:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend