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Venezuelan protests continue against President Nicolas Maduro Venezuela's opposition have renewed nationwide protests to pressure the government of President Nicolas Maduro to hold elections and improve a collapsing economy, one day after three people were killed in similar demonstrations.
CBC.ca | Apr 20, 2017 7:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists create fluid that seems to defy physics Imagine something that reacts totally opposite to the way it should. That's what scientists at Washington State University have created, and it could help them better understand our universe.
CBC.ca | Apr 20, 2017 6:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How cycling to work could save thousands of lives a year Commuters who cycle to work could cut their risk of cancer, heart disease and premature death substantially, U.K. researchers have found.
CBC.ca | Apr 20, 2017 6:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russia bans Jehovah's Witnesses, calling them religious extremists Russia's Supreme Court has banned the Jehovah's Witnesses from operating in the country, accepting a request from the Justice Ministry that the religious organization be considered an extremist group.
CBC.ca | Apr 20, 2017 4:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Your headphones are spying on you, Bose customer alleges in class action lawsuit Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights by selling the information without permission, a lawsuit charged.
CBC.ca | Apr 20, 2017 1:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and the spinoff franchise that just keeps rolling Mario Kart 8 Deluxe doesn't add much to Nintendo's well-worn formula, but as one of the best - and last surviving - games in the kart racing genre, that's probably enough, writes Jonathan Ore.
CBC.ca | Apr 20, 2017 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Should video, music streaming count towards your cellular data plans? CRTC issues ruling today Canada's telecommunications watchdog is set to release a decision today that could change whether all video and music streaming services count towards customers' cellular data plans.
CBC.ca | Apr 20, 2017 12:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russian think-tank drew up plan to sway 2016 election, U.S. officials say A Russian government think-tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters' faith in the American electoral system, according to three current and four former U.S. offici
CBC.ca | Apr 20, 2017 12:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump's solution to 'unfair' American dairy woes: blame Canada U.S. President Donald Trump swaggered into Wisconsin Tuesday and told anxious American farmers that he knew the solution to their problems: beat up Canada for how it runs its dairy industry. But there's a difference between sabre-rattling and actually fir
CBC.ca | Apr 20, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Theresa May's decision not to do TV debates derided by opponents Twenty-four hours after announcing a spring election no one saw coming, Theresa May finds herself in the eye of a storm that could have been avoided. The British prime minister announced Wednesday she plans to skip any live televised debates ahead of the
CBC.ca | Apr 20, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend