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Canada was Plan B for escaped fugitives, officials say Two convicted murderers who eluded a massive manhunt for three weeks planned to drive to Mexico after escaping prison but ended up walking toward Canada when their ride backed out finally splitting up in their final days of freedom, New York Gov. Andrew C
CBC.ca | Jun 30, 2015 04:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
California set to decide on personal exemptions for child vaccination California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.
CBC.ca | Jun 30, 2015 03:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Want free land? You have to move to these towns Two Canadian towns are using a method used by the federal government decades ago to settle large parts of Canada: giving away land to anyone willing to show up and build on it.
CBC.ca | Jun 29, 2015 8:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kings terminate contract of Mike Richards The Los Angeles Kings announced the termination of the contract of Mike Richards on Monday in a surprising move made a day after the veteran forward was placed on unconditional waivers.
CBC.ca | Jun 29, 2015 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bank closures and more 'Grexit' rumblings: What you need to know about Greece's crisis The financial chaos in Greece reached a new peak Monday, with long lineups at cash machines and protests involving burning euros. Global stock markets suffered big selloffs.
CBC.ca | Jun 29, 2015 6:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NBC cuts ties with Donald Trump after 'derogatory' comments on Mexicans U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump remains unapologetic after NBC announced Monday that it is ending its business relationship with the tycoon.
CBC.ca | Jun 29, 2015 6:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
E.L. James thanks Twitter for an 'interesting hour' after Fifty Shades Q&A goes off the rails E.L. James, the author behind the Fifty Shades of Grey books, faced a barrage of negative questions in stride Monday when her Twitter Q&A took a turn for the worst.
CBC.ca | Jun 29, 2015 6:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hockey Hall of Fame announces new inductees Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger, Sergei Fedorov, Phil Housley, Angela Ruggerio, Bill Hay and Peter Karmanos Jr. have been named as the Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2015.
CBC.ca | Jun 29, 2015 5:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cellphone marks 30 years in Canada Cellphones debuted in Canada on July 1, 1985. From advances in technology to plummeting prices, the mobile phone landscape has changed drastically in the past 30 years. Here's a look back at the evolution of the cellphone.
CBC.ca | Jun 29, 2015 5:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ISS astronauts' food, water dwindle to below NASA level after failed resupply The three astronauts aboard the International Space Station usually have six months of food and water supplies, NASA says, but a failed resupply mission on the weekend has left them with only four months worth.
CBC.ca | Jun 29, 2015 5:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend