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Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash another hit for embattled airline industry The tragedy in Eastern Ukraine where rebels seem to have shot down a passenger plane with 298 people on board is the latest disaster to affect the global airline industry, which had only recently recovered after several years of uncertainty.
CBC.ca | Jul 24, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Putin's winning the PR war over MH17 at least in Russia Most Russians look to be backing the Kremlin's view of who shot down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber reports from Moscow. That's perhaps no surprise given what the state-controlled media is saying.
CBC.ca | Jul 24, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why Roots walked away from Parks Canada clothing deal Why did Roots, the iconic Canadian company thats synonymous with stylish, quality casual wear for nature lovers, drop out of a plan to collaborate with Parks Canada on a new fashion line?
CBC.ca | Jul 24, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why legally innocent Canadians are clogging up provincial jails A young suspect was told in bail court he could be thrown in jail for refusing to make his bed at home one example of how unnecessary bail conditions are helping to clog up the provincial jail system with legally innocent people, the Canadian Civil Libert
CBC.ca | Jul 24, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
2 planes with more Malaysia jet victims to leave Ukraine Containers holding remains of victims of the Malaysia jet crash were loaded aboard two military transports to go to the Netherlands Thursday on the second day of the airlift, while Australia dispatched 50 police officers to prepare to join a proposed UN t
CBC.ca | Jul 24, 2014 08:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gaza truce unlikely 'in coming days,' Israeli minister says An Israeli cabinet minister said on Thursday that a pullout of troops from Gaza was not imminent and that Israel's army would continue hunting Palestinian cross-border tunnels under any humanitarian truce.
CBC.ca | Jul 24, 2014 07:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
15 dead after UN school in Gaza gets caught in crossfire Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a UN school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said.
CBC.ca | Jul 24, 2014 07:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israeli fire hits compound housing UN school in Gaza, killing 15 Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a UN school in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside.
CBC.ca | Jul 24, 2014 07:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israel bombarding Gaza as Hamas sticks to demands Israeli tanks and warplanes bombard the Gaza Strip, as Hamas militants stick to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid U.S. efforts to reach a ceasefire.
CBC.ca | Jul 24, 2014 07:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Top Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone contracts virus amid outbreak The head doctor fighting an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, one of a growing list of medical workers infected while battling to halt its spread across West Africa.
CBC.ca | Jul 24, 2014 05:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend