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Gambia's defeated leader has agreed to step down Longtime Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh agreed Friday to yield power to the man who defeated him in last month's presidential election, a Senegalese government official says.
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 11:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How history could make strange bedfellows of Obama and Trump: Keith Boag Don't expect that in his inaugural speech today Donald Trump will bother with a hat tip to Barack Obama for the outgoing presidents contribution to his success, although maybe he should. There might also come a day when Obama will be grateful it was Trump
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why not speaking French is such a disadvantage in Conservative leadership race Kevin O'Leary joins the Conservative leadership race as one of several candidates who lack proficiency in French. The electoral math suggests this puts O'Leary and others at a distinct disadvantage in their quests to become party leader and prime minister
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
America descends into brutality as the real-life Archie Bunker is sworn in as president: Neil Macdonald Nominally, a presidential inauguration is a moment for the nation to come together and celebrate the peaceful handover of power to a democratically elected leader. Nowadays, thats just a fantasy.
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Prior leaks of navy info were on RCMP's radar prior to vice-admiral's removal RCMP officers looked into a pair of information leaks related to navy projects prior to this week's suspension of a top admiral, CBC News has learned. News of the separate investigations comes as the Liberal government reassures allies the controversy inv
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canada sees 'dramatic' spike in online hate here's what you can do about it An analysis of Canadas online behaviour commissioned by CBCs Marketplace shows a 600 per cent jump in the past year in how often Canadians use language online thats racist, Islamophobic, sexist or otherwise intolerant. Here are 7 strategies to help you de
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rescuers in Italy find at least 8 more survivors in hotel rubble after deadly avalanche Eight more people have been found alive in the rubble of an Italian hotel Friday where at least 30 people were trapped after a deadly avalanche tore through the ski resort, which would bring the total number of survivors to 10.
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 09:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Embrace change': Canada cautioned to keep cool for Trump: Rosemary Barton There are many questions for the Canada-U.S. relationship on the eve of Donald Trump's presidency, and most answers aren't yet clear. What seems certain, though, writes Power and Politics host Rosie Barton, is that Ottawa will have to do more than just po
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 09:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'I will see you tomorrow': president-elect Trump to supporters at Lincoln Memorial With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration and pledged to unify a nation sorely divided and clamouring for change. The capital braced for an onslaught of crowds and demo
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 06:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mexico extradites notorious drug lord El Chapo to U.S. Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman, known as El Chapo, has been extradited from a prison in northern Mexico to the United States, the Mexican government said on Thursday, one day before Donald Trump assumes the U.S. presidency.
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 12:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend