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French voters choose change but what type? In a historic departure from 30 years of alternating between the country's traditional parties on the left and right, the French have voted out the old guard and chosen two inexperienced candidates in the first round of presidential election voting, Miche
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2017 3:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ontario town to turn dog poop into power The Ontario city best known for headquartering BlackBerry may soon be known for an entirely different commodity: dog poop. Waterloo will soon be the home of a pilot program that will turn dog waste into energy, through anaerobic digestion.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2017 09:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Top Afghan officials resign in wake of massacre by Taliban at army base Afghan officials say the country's army chief and the defence minister have resigned following the weekend Taliban attack at a northern army base that killed more than 100 military and other personnel.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2017 07:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statues Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments on Monday morning, becoming the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2017 07:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Leafs' series against Capitals shines light on Toronto's bright future The Toronto Maple Leafs gave the Presidents' Trophy-winning Washington Capitals all they could handle in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and that's reason enough for the franchise to be proud of its progress, writes Mike Brophy.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2017 03:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Are celebrity pads in Los Angeles cheaper than homes in downtown Toronto? As if housing market prices in Toronto aren't discouraging enough, it hurts even more knowing a celebrity pad in Los Angeles can be comparable in price to some homes in the downtown core.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2017 12:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump's bluster doing nothing to neutralize North Korea's nuclear ambitions On the issue of North Korea acquiring nuclear weapons, Pyongyang doesn't plan to back down and Washington seems to have no plan at all, writes Saa Petricic.
CBC.ca | Apr 23, 2017 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'He can't think straight': Mom pleads for teen charged with threatening Jewish centres An Israeli-American teenager accused of making dozens of bomb threats to Jewish community centres was identified for the first time on Friday in separate criminal complaints filed in U.S. federal courts in Florida and Georgia that linked him to hundreds o
CBC.ca | Apr 23, 2017 7:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bill O'Reilly returns to air Monday for the 1st time since his firing It's been less than a week since conservative television personality Bill O'Reilly was fired from Fox News and he's already heading back to the airwaves in a podcast on his website.
CBC.ca | Apr 23, 2017 5:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
North Korea says it's ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific.
CBC.ca | Apr 23, 2017 1:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend