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Families, children among thousands who visit NRA convention The National Rifle Association's annual convention drew tens of thousands of people to Louisville, Kentucky, for the three-day event, including families with children.
CBC.ca | May 23, 2016 8:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Sorry Argentina': Justin Bieber apologizes to fans after arrest warrant gets him banned Never say never? Hundreds of Beliebers marched through Buenos Aires on Saturday some sporting Canadian flags to ask that authorities in Argentina let singing star Justin Bieber perform there.
CBC.ca | May 23, 2016 6:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Baltimore police officer found not guilty in death of Freddie Gray A Baltimore officer has been found not guilty of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, dealing prosecutors a significant blow in their attempt to hold police in the city accountable for the young black man's death from injuries he suffe
CBC.ca | May 23, 2016 3:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Left-leaning independent narrowly beats far-right candidate in Austrian presidential vote Voters in Austria have narrowly sidestepped far-right candidate Norbert Hofer as their choice for president in favour of Independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen, according to Austrian media reports.
CBC.ca | May 23, 2016 2:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HTC Vive impressions: Virtual reality is here, but price tag is high CBC's Jonathan Ore went hands-on (or is it face-on?) with the HTC Vive virtual reality headset. While the experiences are unlike anything found in traditional media, the device's price tag could be a hurdle to all but the hardest of hardcore fans.
CBC.ca | May 23, 2016 1:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3rd climber dies on Everest in as many days as safety standards questioned A 43-year-old Indian mountaineer has died while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, in the third fatality on the world's tallest mountain in as many days since climbing resumed after last year's avalanche tragedy at Base Camp.
CBC.ca | May 23, 2016 12:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blasts in Syria kill more than 100, ISIS claims responsibility ISIS has claimed responsibility for multiple bomb attacks in coastal cities of Syria, which have left more than 100 dead.
CBC.ca | May 23, 2016 10:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trudeau arrives in Tokyo for business talks, meeting with royals, ahead of G7 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has landed in Tokyo where he will hold bilateral visits with Japanese leaders before attending the Group of Seven summit later this week in the city of Ise-Shima.
CBC.ca | May 23, 2016 10:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Please God! Let us be out': Portrait of a British town's 'Brexit' debate Immigration is a major issue as Brits prepare to vote next month on whether to stay in the European Union. Margaret Evans visits Boston, where Polish immigration has transformed the coastal town and is playing a major role in the emotional debate.
CBC.ca | May 23, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The day California beat the French at their wine game The improving quality of California wine was a little-known secret until 1976 when a blind tasting in Paris shocked the world. On the 40th anniversary of that event, the people involved reflect on its legacy.
CBC.ca | May 23, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend