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Gaza conflict: 12-hour humanitarian truce appears to be holding A 12-hour humanitarian truce went into effect today after Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip agreed to a UN request for a pause in fighting, and efforts to secure a long-term ceasefire moved ahead.
CBC.ca | Jul 26, 2014 09:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hamas fires rockets, rejecting Israel's 4-hour ceasefire extension Militants resumed firings rockets into Israel from Gaza on Saturday, rejecting an extension to a ceasefire in a conflict in which more than 1,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have died.
CBC.ca | Jul 26, 2014 09:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israel agrees to extend ceasefire until midnight Israel has agreed to extend by four hours a humanitarian truce agreed with Hamas and other armed groups in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, an Israeli government source said, declining to be named.
CBC.ca | Jul 26, 2014 09:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wedding costs can be trimmed with a few simple tricks There will be 162,056 weddings across Canada this year, each with an average cost of more than $31,000. But there are a few ways to make sure you don't break the bank.
CBC.ca | Jul 26, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama in appeal to stem child migrant numbers US president calls on Central American leaders to help stop large numbers from crossing border during White House talks.
Al Jazeera | Jul 26, 2014 03:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russia firing artillery at Ukraine troops, U.S. says Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, according to the U.S and Ukraine.
CBC.ca | Jul 25, 2014 11:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New exoskeleton could help paraplegics walk A robotic exoskeleton that allows some people with spinal cord injuries to walk upright has been approved for use by Health Canada and the U.S. Federal Drug Administration.
CBC.ca | Jul 25, 2014 7:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dinosaurs of a feather? New fossil dispels idea that most were scaly Fossil feathers have been found on an early plant-eating dinosaur for the first time, raising the possibility that all dinosaurs were downy, not scaly.
CBC.ca | Jul 25, 2014 3:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
TransAsia Flight GE222: Taiwan plane crash survivor crawls out, phones dad The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.
CBC.ca | Jul 25, 2014 1:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gaza conflict: Air Canada flight AC84 lands in Tel Aviv after circling, report says An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Tel Aviv had to circle before landing today to avoid rocket fire in the area, media reports say.
CBC.ca | Jul 25, 2014 11:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend