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An ISIS recruiting hotspot and the great Arab hope for democracy Birthplace of the Arab Spring, Tunisia has become the poster child for Arab democracy with its parliamentary elections this week, the second, peaceful set in three years. But as Sylvia Thomson reports, Tunisia is also the leading source of recruits for IS
CBC.ca | Oct 30, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israeli police fatally shoot Palestinian suspected of targeting activist Israeli police on Thursday shot and killed a Palestinian man suspected of an assassination attempt of a hard-line Jewish activist in Jerusalem, threatening to further inflame the already high tensions in the city.
CBC.ca | Oct 30, 2014 08:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kaci Hickox, Maine heading to legal showdown over Ebola quarantine State police in Maine plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state's quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot take her into custody without a judge's permission.
CBC.ca | Oct 30, 2014 07:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nurse Kaci Hickox defies Ebola quarantine again in Maine Kaci Hickox, who promised to defy Maine's quarantine for health-care workers who've treated Ebola patients, has left her home to go for a bike ride with her boyfriend.
CBC.ca | Oct 30, 2014 07:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Giants beat Royals to win 3rd World Series in 5 years Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.
CBC.ca | Oct 30, 2014 03:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Harper to introduce scaled-down income-splitting for parents Prime Minister Stephen Harper will on Thursday unveil a scaled-down version of the Conservatives 2011 campaign commitment to allow income-splitting by parents with children younger than 18 once the federal budget is balanced.
CBC.ca | Oct 30, 2014 01:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Court hears final arguments in dispute over chemotherapy for First Nations girl An Ontario court hears final arguments in the precedent-setting case of whether a child can be forced into protective care without the say-so of the Children's Aid Service.
CBC.ca | Oct 29, 2014 8:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
51 countries agree to work together to fight tax cheats Finance ministers and tax chiefs from 51 countries have signed an agreement to automatically swap tax information beginning in 2017.
CBC.ca | Oct 29, 2014 7:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Maine nurse plans to end Ebola quarantine A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to end her voluntary isolation in Maine, leading to a potential showdown with state officials who have vowed to enforce a mandatory quarantine.
CBC.ca | Oct 29, 2014 4:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama calls health-care workers 'heroes' as nurse plans to end quarantine U.S. President Barack Obama called health-care workers who are heading to Ebola-affected countries American heroes who deserve to be treated with dignity and respect amid a dispute between a nurse and Maine officials over their insistence she remain in is
CBC.ca | Oct 29, 2014 4:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend