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How Star Wars ruined Hollywood: The dark side of the space epic's success Forty years ago today, director George Lucas unleashed his dream about a fantastic universe filled with brave warriors, devoted robots and exhilarating space battles. But the success of the epic series has come at a creative cost for the movie industry.
CBC.ca | May 25, 2017 7:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. federal appeals court blocks Trump's revised travel ban A U.S. federal appeals court dealt another blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries on Thursday, siding with groups that say the policy illegally targets Muslims.
CBC.ca | May 25, 2017 7:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Greece's former PM among wounded in Athens car explosion Greek police say former prime minister Lucas Papademos has been wounded in an explosion in a car in central Athens.
CBC.ca | May 25, 2017 4:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nigel Wright broke ethics rules during Mike Duffy affair: watchdog Canada's ethics commissioner says former prime minister Stephen Harper's chief of staff, Nigel Wright, violated federal rules, including the Parliament of Canada Act, when he tried to help pay off Mike Duffy's Senate expenses.
CBC.ca | May 25, 2017 4:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. bombing of Mosul in March killed over 100 civilians, Pentagon probe finds A Pentagon investigation has found that more than 100 civilians were killed after the U.S. dropped a bomb on a building in Mosul, Iraq, in March.
CBC.ca | May 25, 2017 4:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'It hurts,' says pregnant Maryland teen barred from attending her high school graduation Maddi Runkles is graduating from high school next week, but she's not allowed to stand alongside her fellow students in her cap and gown to receive her diploma.
CBC.ca | May 25, 2017 3:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trudeau says Canada will keep sharing intelligence amid U.S. controversies Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada will continue as usual when it comes to sharing intelligence with allies, even as U.S. President Donald Trump is being accused of playing fast and loose with sensitive secrets.
CBC.ca | May 25, 2017 1:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
From phishing to false documents, researchers detail a cyberespionage campaign that points to Russia Starting with a successful phishing attack on outspoken Russian journalist David Satter, the University of Toronto's Citizen Lab found another 218 distinct targets spanning 39 countries.
CBC.ca | May 25, 2017 12:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
OPEC and non-OPEC nations extend output cuts An alliance of many of the world's biggest oil-producing nations extended their agreement to cut output for an additional nine months, an effort to support prices that seems futile in the face of growing production from the U.S.
CBC.ca | May 25, 2017 09:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Edmonton woman target of men drawn by online dating profile created by ex-boyfriend The young mother shudders with fear every time the buzzer in her apartment sounds, terrified the next stranger at her door looking for sex wont take no for an answer.
CBC.ca | May 25, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend