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Liberals must sell budget to premiers after 'challenging' health talks Liberal MPs stuck around Ottawa on a rare Saturday to hammer out a plan to sell their recent budget to constituents in the coming weeks, but the government also will have to move past the bruising health accord negotiations to get the provinces on board.
CBC.ca | Mar 25, 2017 8:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Self-driving Uber vehicle hit in Arizona crash Officials say a self-driving Uber SUV was operating on its own when it was struck by another vehicle making a left turn at an intersection in Arizona, where the company is testing autonomous vehicles.
CBC.ca | Mar 25, 2017 7:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can psychedelic drugs work magic on depression? Researchers think Ketamine could break people free from untreatable depression.
CBC.ca | Mar 25, 2017 6:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
EU nations renew fragile pact amid threats from nationalism, Brexit Today 27 nations renewed their pledge to the European Union amid concerns over Brexit, nationalism and the threat of terrorism.
CBC.ca | Mar 25, 2017 5:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Public memorial service to honour Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honour late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher nearly three months after their deaths.
CBC.ca | Mar 25, 2017 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Harrison Ford says he was 'distracted' when he flew over airliner Actor Harrison Ford said he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft last month when he mistakenly landed on the wrong place at a Southern California airport after flying low over an airliner with 116 people aboard, according to
CBC.ca | Mar 25, 2017 3:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PepsiCo, Walmart, Starbucks suspend all YouTube ads over offensive content An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos.
CBC.ca | Mar 25, 2017 3:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi forces pause in push for Mosul over concern for civilian casualties Iraqi government forces paused in their push to recapture western Mosul from ISIS militants on Saturday because of the high rate of civilian casualties, a security forces spokesman said.
CBC.ca | Mar 25, 2017 2:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why Venezuela's government is 'terrified' of calling an election Amid a severe economic crisis, opinion polls show that support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his party is collapsing. In response, electoral authorities have shelved or delayed elections large and small.
CBC.ca | Mar 25, 2017 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S., U.K. begin electronics ban on flights from several Muslim-majority countries New travel restrictions on direct flights to Britain and the United States from several Muslim-majority countries take effect today, meaning electronic devices larger than a cellphone must be placed in checked baggage.
CBC.ca | Mar 25, 2017 12:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend