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'Tis the season: U.K. holiday ads capture nation's imagination In recent years, the holiday season in the U.K. has seen people across the country paying more attention to their TV screens than usual not so much for their favourite shows as for the holiday commercials.
CBC.ca | Dec 20, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama vows response to 'N Korea cyber attack' US president says Washington 'will respond proportionally' to cyber attack the FBI says was masterminded by Pyongyang.
Al Jazeera | Dec 19, 2014 10:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Australian woman arrested in killing of 8 children A woman has been arrested in the deaths of eight children in an Australian home. She is the mother of seven of the children found dead in the house; the eighth child was her niece, police say.
CBC.ca | Dec 19, 2014 9:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mersane Warriain, Australian woman, charged with murdering 8 children An Australian woman was charged with murder on Sunday in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said.
CBC.ca | Dec 19, 2014 9:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Special toonie to bear likeness of Canada's 1st prime minister Sir John A. Macdonald will be honoured with a spot on the $2 coin for the 200th anniversary of his birth, according to a notice posted Friday.
CBC.ca | Dec 19, 2014 8:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russia facing more Canadian sanctions over Ukraine Just one day after Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed Western sanctions for his country's current economic woes, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has announced Canada will be imposing additional sanctions over the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
CBC.ca | Dec 19, 2014 6:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Listeriosis outbreak linked to caramel candy apples leaves 5 dead Five people have died and 21 others have been hospitalized in recent weeks in a listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples, U.S. health officials said on Friday.
CBC.ca | Dec 19, 2014 6:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PM's comments about missing, murdered aboriginal women show 'lack of respect' Prime Minister Stephen Harper's comment that a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women is not high on the government's radar, made during an interview with the CBC's Peter Mansbridge, shows a disregard and lack of respect for indigenou
CBC.ca | Dec 19, 2014 5:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Apple 'offended' by BBC allegations it broke promise to improve working conditions Apple is in the spotlight again over working conditions for the people who make its products, following a BBC investigation that alleges poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories.
CBC.ca | Dec 19, 2014 5:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sony defends cancelling The Interview release after Obama says studio 'made a mistake' Sony Pictures is defending the decision to cancel the Christmas Day release of The Interview, saying they had no other options when theatres said they were cancelling screenings of the comedy.
CBC.ca | Dec 19, 2014 4:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend