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'A hell of a shot': Sniper record latest example of deadly Canadian marksmanship The Canadian Forces has confirmed a JTF2 sniper working with Iraqi forces successfully hit a target from a distance of 3,540 metres, a record for the longest sniper kill shot.
CBC.ca | Jun 22, 2017 11:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Previous attacks underscore dangers for Canadians in Afghanistan training mission Canada has been asked to contribute trainers to the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan. But trainers in Afghanistan face far greater dangers than in Iraq. Many have been killed by their own students.
CBC.ca | Jun 22, 2017 10:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bill Cosby plans sex assault talks, accusers' lawyer cries foul Bill Cosby plans to conduct a series of free public seminars about sexual assault this summer, his spokesman said days after a Pennsylvania judge declared a mistrial in the entertainer's sexual assault trial.
CBC.ca | Jun 22, 2017 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Research into exoskeleton walking devices big leap forward for human-robot interactions Researchers at Carnegie Melon University in the U.S. have developed a new system for human assistance with robotic devices known as exoskeletons that could have widespread impact on the way human performance is enhanced by devices of many kinds.
CBC.ca | Jun 22, 2017 8:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Courageous' maintenance worker saved Michigan airport officer during knife attack Airport officials in Flint, Mich., are crediting a maintenance worker, who wants to remain anonymous, with saving the life of Lt. Jeff Neville when he was stabbed in the neck Wednesday.
CBC.ca | Jun 22, 2017 6:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Donald Trump says he didn't record Comey conversations U.S. President Donald Trump says he does not have recordings of conversations with former FBI Director James Comey.
CBC.ca | Jun 22, 2017 5:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trudeau talks Canada-U.S. relations in the Trump era with New York Times Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will take questions about Canada-U.S. relations in the Trump era during an interview with the New York Times today.
CBC.ca | Jun 22, 2017 4:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Republicans unveil bill to replace Obamacare, change Medicaid Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical companies to finance h
CBC.ca | Jun 22, 2017 3:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sears Canada files for creditor protection, plans to close some stores Shares in Sears Canada were halted Thursday morning after the retailer said it is seeking court protection from its creditors while it restructures itself.
CBC.ca | Jun 22, 2017 12:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'I don't want you to get shooted': Child pleads to mother after Castile shooting In the moments after a Minnesota police officer fatally shot Philando Castile, his handcuffed girlfriend began screaming in the back of a patrol car as her four-year-old daughter begged her to stop.
CBC.ca | Jun 22, 2017 12:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend