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PayPal Canada freezes gardeners account over Cuba connection Alberta's Brian and Jan Ficht had their PayPal Canada account frozen after they used it to pay for a three-week educational tour of Cuba's urban agriculture practices.
CBC.ca | Jan 28, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blizzard-stricken eastern U.S. digs out after knee-high snowfall New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its full fury questioned whether forecasts were overblown.
CBC.ca | Jan 28, 2015 11:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The spreading alchemy of central bank money-printing: Neil Macdonald Money for nothing and recovery for free? America's economic turnaround looks to have pulled even a reluctant Europe into the money-printing pool, Neil Macdonald writes. So what's a buck, or a euro, really worth anymore?
CBC.ca | Jan 28, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Complacency now a concern as Ebola numbers decline Complacency looms as a big risk now in the fight against Ebola, those leading the fight against the virus say.
CBC.ca | Jan 28, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japan, Jordan work desperately to free ISIS hostages The mother of a Japanese hostage held by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) extremists appealed publicly to Japan's leader to save her son Wednesday after his captors purportedly issued what they said was a final death threat.
CBC.ca | Jan 28, 2015 09:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jordan agrees to swap inmate for pilot held by ISIS Jordan said Wednesday it is willing to swap an Iraqi woman held on death row in Jordan for a Jordanian pilot captured in December by extremists from the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) group.
CBC.ca | Jan 28, 2015 09:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ISIS releases puported new audio message of Japanese hostage The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group has released a message purportedly by Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, extending the deadline for Jordan's release of an Iraqi would-be hotel bomber linked to al-Qaeda.
CBC.ca | Jan 28, 2015 09:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sly Stone successful in unpaid royalties case, awarded $5M by jury Funk legend Sly Stone was awarded $5 million US on Tuesday in a breach-of-contract suit that claimed his business partners and his own company cheated him out of royalties.
CBC.ca | Jan 28, 2015 06:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mexico's attorney general says 43 murdered students were mistaken for a drug gang The 43 Mexican students who disappeared four months ago were murdered on the orders of a drug cartel who mistook them for members of a rival gang, the government said on Tuesday, finally confirming the deaths of the trainee teachers.
CBC.ca | Jan 28, 2015 05:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather finally meet on the court Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, currently negotiating for at least a third time in five years for what would be the richest fight in boxing history, finally met in person, at Tuesday's Miami Heat game.
CBC.ca | Jan 28, 2015 05:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend