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Thirty Meter Telescope confirms cyberattack to its website An apparent cyberattack Sunday temporarily disrupted the main website of Thirty Meter Telescope, the organization trying to construct one of the world's largest telescopes near the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island.
CBC.ca | Apr 27, 2015 06:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lil Wayne tour bus shot at following Atlanta club gig Multiple gunshots were fired early Sunday into two buses carrying Grammy-winning rap music star Lil Wayne and his entourage on a Georgia highway following a performance in Atlanta, but no one was hurt, police said.
CBC.ca | Apr 27, 2015 03:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canada's Michael Ondaatje boycotts literary event over Hebdo honour Michael Ondaatje, Francine Prose and at least four other writers have withdrawn from next month's PEN American gala, citing objections to the literary and human rights organization's honouring the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
CBC.ca | Apr 27, 2015 03:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Salman Rushdie says PEN gala protest will encourage intimidation Salman Rushdie is defending the PEN American Center's plans to honour the magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying the decision of 6 writers to skip the PEN gala in protest will encourage intimidation.
CBC.ca | Apr 27, 2015 03:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canadiens, Wild book spots in 2nd round Carey Price once again proved his worth to the Montreal Canadiens in their series-clinching victory over the Ottawa Senators, while the Minnesota Wild took full advantage of the comforts of home to eliminate the St. Louis Blues. Here are four stories from
CBC.ca | Apr 27, 2015 03:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal earthquake: Death toll rises to over 3,200 The death toll from Nepal's earthquake rose to 3,218 on Monday, two days after the massive quake ripped across this Himalayan nation, leaving tens of thousands shell-shocked and sleeping in streets.
CBC.ca | Apr 27, 2015 03:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal earthquake: Death toll rises to over 3,700 The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,700 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.
CBC.ca | Apr 27, 2015 03:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canada sending relief supplies, will match donations for Nepal Canada is sending more relief supplies to earthquake-struck Nepal and says it will match donations to a fund specifically set up to help people in that country.
CBC.ca | Apr 27, 2015 12:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
5 billion people don't have access to safe surgery, new study finds Nearly a third of deaths worldwide each year are caused by conditions preventable with safe surgery, says a report by 25 leading medical experts from around the globe.
CBC.ca | Apr 26, 2015 10:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canada adds Sidney Crosby to hockey worlds roster Canada has bolstered its roster for the upcoming world hockey championship with the addition of Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby, who finished third in NHL scoring in the regular season with 84 points in 77 games.
CBC.ca | Apr 26, 2015 4:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend