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Twitter eases 140-character tweet limit sort of Twitter is changing the rules around how people are allowed to tweet on the social messaging platform, and some of the changes will lead to permitting longer tweets.
CBC.ca | May 24, 2016 3:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trudeau to take day off during Japan trip to celebrate wedding anniversary Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Japan for bilateral talks and the Group of Seven summit later this week but he isn't planning to hold any meetings or events Wednesday, so he can celebrate his 11th wedding anniversary with his wife Sophie Grgoire Trude
CBC.ca | May 24, 2016 2:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Crown to cross-examine Mark Smich after 5-day grilling by lawyer for co-accused in Tim Bosma death Co-accused Mark Smich returns to the witness box for a sixth day of cross-examination as the trial into the 2013 killing of Tim Bosma continues.
CBC.ca | May 24, 2016 12:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Matthew de Grood's murder trial adjourns, judge's decision expected Wednesday Matthew de Grood should be found not criminally responsible for fatally stabbing five people at a 2014 Calgary house party, according to all three expert witnesses who testified at his murder trial last week. Closing arguments are being held at the trial
CBC.ca | May 24, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PM in 'relationship-building mode' with Japanese leaders Prime Minister Justin Trudeau personally invites Japanese auto executives in Tokyo to invest more in Canada.
CBC.ca | May 24, 2016 09:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Human remains gathered from EgyptAir crash point to explosion on board Human remains retrieved from the crashed EgyptAir flight suggest that there was an explosion on board the plane, although no traces of explosives have been detected, an Egyptian forensics official and investigation sources said on Tuesday.
CBC.ca | May 24, 2016 09:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Things could explode': Why pressure is mounting as Venezuela's economy melts down Venezuelas economic meltdown has become so dire that speculation from political analysts now centres on when and how President Nicolas Maduro will be removed from power.
CBC.ca | May 24, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Military cops dealing with rise in sex assault, misconduct cases Military police in Canada dealt with a one-third increase in the number of sexual assault investigations in 2015. The new figures, released by National Defence, draw into question whether the military is winning the war against abuse and harassment.
CBC.ca | May 24, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Getting a new reading on Canada's Jekyll-and-Hyde economy: Don Pittis As the Bank of Canada offers its update on the economy and Canada's biggest commercial banks release results, here are five reasons why some economists say Canada's economy has turned gloomy again.
CBC.ca | May 24, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Not that big of a deal': What school kids actually think about the transgender bathroom debate When it comes to the debate over transgender bathroom rights in schools, parents and politicians on both sides like to say they're doing what's best for children. But what do the kids who actually use these washrooms think?
CBC.ca | May 24, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend