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Transgender WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning to run in Maryland senate race The transgender former soldier who was convicted in 2013 of leaking classified documents filed her statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday.
CBC.ca | Jan 13, 2018 8:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mark Wahlberg donating $1.5M to Time's Up fund after All The Money In The World pay controversy Mark Wahlberg says he's donating $1.5 million US to Time's Up after controversy erupted over the pay he received for re-shooting scenes in the film All The Money In The World.
CBC.ca | Jan 13, 2018 7:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3 dead after ferry with schoolchildren sinks in Arabian Sea off India coast A ferry boat carrying mostly teenage schoolchildren sank in the Arabian Sea off India's western coast on Saturday, killing three students, police said.
CBC.ca | Jan 13, 2018 5:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Man pleads guilty to hacking iCloud accounts of Jennifer Lawrence and others A Connecticut man charged with hacking into more than 250 iCloud accounts of Hollywood stars and ordinary people has agreed to plead guilty, U.S. federal prosecutors said Thursday.
CBC.ca | Jan 13, 2018 4:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
California agents seize singer Chris Brown's pet monkey California fish and wildlife agents have seized Chris Brown's pet monkey from his Los Angeles home.
CBC.ca | Jan 13, 2018 4:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Frustration mounts for mudslide-ravaged California town known for luxury and calm Frustrations and dark discoveries mounted for Montecito, a California town known for luxury and serenity, but ravaged by a destructive mudslide that has left at least 18 people dead.
CBC.ca | Jan 13, 2018 2:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fruit flies can taste calcium: Does that mean humans can? Scientists can't agree on whether there are more fundamental or basic tastes, like sweet, sour, bitter, salty and savoury. But after discovering fruit flies can taste calcium, some wonder if humans can too.
CBC.ca | Jan 13, 2018 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rich Russians needing an exit strategy turn to Malta, where citizenship is for sale Malta lures millions of tourists every year with its dramatic Mediterranean scenery and historic sights, but increasingly it seems rich Russian visitors are attracted by something they can take with them when they leave Maltese citizenship.
CBC.ca | Jan 13, 2018 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Pinterest keeps the internet trolls away Pinterest is one of the digital worlds most successful platforms. Yet somehow, the app has managed to sidestep the pitfalls of many of Silicon Valley's other major players, such as trolling and fake news. Here's how.
CBC.ca | Jan 13, 2018 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Flu activity in Canada 'high' and continuing to rise, latest public health numbers say The number of people stricken by flu continues to rise across the country, with 15,572 laboratory-confirmed cases for the season as of Jan. 6, the Public Health Agency of Canada says.
CBC.ca | Jan 12, 2018 11:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend