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Drugmaker deepens discount on some EpiPen sales in U.S. after criticism Mylan, in the face of heated criticism over price hikes for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, is bulking up programs that help patients pay for the drug.
CBC.ca | Aug 25, 2016 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Banff billboard promotes conspiracy theory about poisonous contrails A vague message on an Alberta billboard promotes a conspiracy theory about governments secretly spraying chemicals from the sky to sterilize people.
CBC.ca | Aug 25, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hiker found alive after a month in New Zealand wilderness A tourist from the Czech Republic, whose partner fell to his death, survives a harrowing month in the frozen New Zealand wilderness before being rescued.
CBC.ca | Aug 25, 2016 11:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Woman charged for giving water to pigs on the way to slaughter expected to testify today Experiencing life as an animal inside a slaughterhouse will help show that when Anita Krajnc gave water to pigs, she was serving the greater good, her lawyers say.
CBC.ca | Aug 25, 2016 09:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What worlds are out there? A field guide to exoplanets Thousands of planets have now been found beyond our solar system. Here's a sample of some of the wondrous, exotic worlds they represent.
CBC.ca | Aug 25, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
12 killed in attack on American University in Afghanistan A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 12 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on Kabul's outskirts, a government spokesman said.
CBC.ca | Aug 25, 2016 03:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Yes to peace': Colombia, FARC rebels reach historic deal to end 5-decade war Colombia's government and its biggest rebel group announced a deal Wednesday evening for ending their country's half-century guerrilla war, one of the world's longest-running armed conflicts. The accord must still be ratified by voters in a plebiscite in
CBC.ca | Aug 25, 2016 01:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tornado touches down in southern Ontario A tornado touched down in at least one southern Ontario community Wednesday evening, Environment Canada reports.
CBC.ca | Aug 25, 2016 12:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Avoid diet and weight talk around teens: pediatricians to parents Parents of overweight teens and their doctors should not focus on the number on the scale because negative talk about weight can be harmful, a U.S. pediatric group says.
CBC.ca | Aug 24, 2016 11:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rescue workers try to keep the faith as night falls in quake-ravaged Amatrice CBC's Margaret Evans reports from Amatrice in central Italy, one of several towns devastated by Wednesday's earthquake.
CBC.ca | Aug 24, 2016 10:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend