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How low can it go?: Loonie falls to 78 cents US The Canadian dollar continued its downward trajectory Thursday, falling below 79 cents at midday, after closing yesterday below 80 cents for the first time since 2009. | Jan 29, 2015 5:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
CRTC backs net neutrality in ruling against apps that favour certain content Canada's broadcast regulator struck a small blow in favour of net neutrality on Thursday by forbidding several major Canadian telecom firms to give preferential treatment to their own content on their wireless networks. | Jan 29, 2015 5:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How a victim of a nude photos leak responded to the 'sexualization of non-consent' When Emma Holten's email was hacked, with the perpetrator releasing her nude private photos for thousands to view online, the shaken Danish student responded in an unusual way. She released even more topless images, but with a key difference they were tak | Jan 29, 2015 4:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Where are millions in shipwrecked gold? Investors ask Florida treasure hunter After years on the lam, a treasure hunter accused of cheating investors after recovering a fortune in gold from a shipwreck was to appear in Florida Federal Court today. | Jan 29, 2015 4:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dogs of war: From soldiers to strays, man's best friend on the battlefield From bomb-sniffers to strays, dogs are a part of battlefields around the world. We take a look at some of the canines found in hot spots. | Jan 29, 2015 4:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
St. Louis police meeting descends into a brawl A brawl breaks out at a St. Louis, Mo., public meeting, as local people gather to discuss a board to review complaints against the police. Take a look | Jan 29, 2015 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canadian troops try to avoid danger spots, chief of defence staff tells MPs Chief of Defence Staff Tom Lawson says Canada's special forces operators aren't put into places where they expect to come under fire. | Jan 29, 2015 3:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
5 signs you're using tech like a millennial The gaps between how the young and old(er) are using technology are, in some cases, vast, a new report from the Media Technology Monitor suggests. | Jan 29, 2015 2:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gas truck explodes outside maternity hospital in Mexico, killing 7 Seven people, including at least three children, were killed when a gas truck exploded and destroyed a large part of a maternity hospital in the west of Mexico City, emergency services said on Thursday. | Jan 29, 2015 2:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mexico children's hospital wrecked by gas blast, killing 3 Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion on Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through fallen concrete in a hunt for others who may have been trapped. | Jan 29, 2015 2:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend