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'I am not afraid,' say placards in Moscow march to honour murdered critic of Putin A memorial march is underway in central Moscow for opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was shot and killed on Friday. Thousands of people gathered to honour the politician, who had long been a harsh critic of President Vladimir Putin.
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2015 11:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Speculation over Nemtsov killing turns into blame game The death of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, who was killed on a Moscow street on Friday night, is causing speculation over who is behind the seemingly targeted killing. Russian opposition leaders and President Vladmir Putin's government and its supporters
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2015 11:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
5 things you might not know about tonights Canadian Screen Awards gala The Canadian Screen Awards for homegrown film and TV shows airs tonight. Here are five things you might not know about the show.
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Social media: Are we as informed as we think we are? Upstairs in a Toronto restaurant, a few dozen strangers mingle and drink, laughing and leaning into conversations. Theyre talking about everything from terrorism and education to robotics and marriage, and they are escaping the silos imposed by social med
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Coke's lower sugar level in Canada may not affect sweetness Coca-Cola is cutting the amount of sugar in Coke, reducing calories and maybe improving the bottom line. But that doesn't necessarily mean it will taste less sweet.
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Raphalle de Groot turns 'emotional burdens' into art Raphalle de Groot is a collector of other peoples burdens. The award winning Montreal-based visual artists project has been in the making since 2009.
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway has 'right person' as successor Warren Buffett, the billionaire chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, told investors on Saturday that the company had found his successor, and the company's vice chairman, Charlie Munger, identified two Berkshire executives as candidates.
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2015 03:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mystery of missing Malaysian jet prompts new plane-tracking effort Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2015 03:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Spock's ears: A signature - and a burden - for Leonard Nimoy Leonard Nimoy, who died Friday at age 83, likely had the most famous lobes in Hollywood.
CBC.ca | Feb 28, 2015 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ukraine journalist killed, but ceasefire hopes rise A Ukrainian journalist was killed by shelling in east Ukraine on Saturday, his newspaper said, even as the Ukrainian military reported a significant drop in rebel attacks.
CBC.ca | Feb 28, 2015 5:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend