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Koko, the gorilla famous for learning sign language, has died Born at the San Francisco Zoo in 1971, Koko became an icon for interspecies communication and touched the hearts of millions, the Gorilla Foundation says.
CBC.ca | Jun 21, 2018 4:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trudeau and First Nations leaders make announcement in Prince Rupert, B.C. Prince Rupert Canadian Coast Guard station to host the event which is scheduled to begin at 9:45 a.m. PT, 12:45 pm ET.
CBC.ca | Jun 21, 2018 3:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sara Netanyahu, Israeli PM's wife, charged with fraud over lavish meals Israeli prosecutors on Thursday charged Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with misusing over $100,000 US in public funds to order lavish meals from some of the country's most famous chefs.
CBC.ca | Jun 21, 2018 2:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump says he's directing agencies to reunite families separated at border U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he is directing government agencies to reunite immigrant families separated after crossing into the United States from Mexico.
CBC.ca | Jun 21, 2018 1:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Meet the Sherlock Holmes of bird crimes investigating the black market for dead hummingbirds Forensic ornithologist Pepper Trail has been investigating the apparent rise in a black market trade for chuparosas: love charms made with the bodies of dead hummingbirds.
CBC.ca | Jun 21, 2018 1:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Read this if you think the media covered Trump's migrant crisis unfairly: Robyn Urback If you think the media, or Democrats, or small-l liberals have unfairly covered the way the Trump administration has separated kids from their parents at the border a policy the president overturned by executive order on Wednesday hear me out.
CBC.ca | Jun 21, 2018 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FIFA World Cup reporter groped, kissed during live broadcast Julieth Gonzalez Theran, a Colombian reporter for German network Deutsche Welle, was reporting live from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia when a man grabbed her breast and kissed her on the cheek.
CBC.ca | Jun 21, 2018 12:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Human remains left at doorstep of Inuit advocacy group A box containing human remains was dropped off anonymously at the offices of an Inuit advocacy organization in Ottawa on Tuesday morning, a gesture that the group's president says may have been well-meaning but was ultimately painful and wrongheaded.
CBC.ca | Jun 21, 2018 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Surveys asking if men are superior, whether gays deserve equal rights spark a research rethink The head of the association representing pollsters in this country says in this era of social movements such as #MeToo, it's time for the industry to rethink its approach to probing for opinions on delicate topics.
CBC.ca | Jun 21, 2018 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Security firm named in lawsuit against Ottawa once accused of recruiting ex-child soldiers Sabre International Security, the company now at the centre of a lawsuit against the federal government, was accused of recruiting child soldiers in Africa two months before a suicide bomber killed scores of its employees outside of the Canadian embassy i
CBC.ca | Jun 21, 2018 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend