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Dimming star power: Do celebrities' anti-Trump voices matter? As stars pour out in protests around the inauguration, research suggests celebrities rarely have the power to substantially change people's political opinions
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kevin O'Leary is way too boring to be called Canada's Donald Trump: Robyn Urback If Kevin OLeary wasnt famous, he would be among the most uninteresting candidates running for the Conservative leadership
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran says 30 Tehran firefighters killed as burning highrise collapses Iran's state-run Press TV says 30 firefighters have been killed in the collapse of a burning highrise building in Tehran.
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 09:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Italian hotel hit by avalanche, up to 30 missing An avalanche buried a mountain hotel in an earthquake-hit region of central Italy, leaving at least 30 people missing, authorities said Thursday.
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 08:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
6-time Australian Open champ Novak Djokovic shocked in 2nd round Novak Djokovic, the champion five of the last six years, is out of the Australian Open after being beaten 7-6 (8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 by wild-card entry Denis Istomin in a second-round match on Thursday.
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 06:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In pardoning Chelsea Manning, Obama's last acts of mercy a display of 'absolute' power None of the more than 230 convicted felons to have received pardons or commuted sentences from U.S. President Barack Obama will lose their newfound clemency.
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 01:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bell Canada raising prices on home internet, TV in February Bell Canada is increasing monthly prices for a number of its residential communications services, including home TV and internet packages, beginning in February.
CBC.ca | Jan 18, 2017 9:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gambia's president has until midnight to step down or West African bloc will intervene After more than two decades in power, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh faced the prospect of a midnight military intervention by regional forces, as the man who once pledged to rule the West African nation for a billion years clung to power.
CBC.ca | Jan 18, 2017 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gorillas, monkeys and lemurs among primates facing extinction, report says Gorillas, monkeys, lemurs and other primates are in danger of becoming extinct, and scientists say it's our fault our closest living relatives are in trouble, a new international study warns.
CBC.ca | Jan 18, 2017 9:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
After clemency for Chelsea Manning, all eyes on WikiLeaks' Julian Assange The WikiLeaks founder said he would agree to U.S. extradition if Chelsea Manning was granted clemency. That's happened, so what's next for Julian Assange?
CBC.ca | Jan 18, 2017 8:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend