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Standoff with armed man ends peacefully near Ontario army base The Ontario Provincial Police say an armed standoff that lasted almost 40 hours ended peacefully early Saturday afternoon after a 44-year-old man turned himself over to officers.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 9:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NATO chief needs resources to respond to recent 'wake-up call' On the eve of next week's NATO Summit in Wales, the alliance's outgoing Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells CBC Radio's The House an 'unstable security environment' means member countries like Canada must increase defence spending and help the a
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 8:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Sailing rocks' mystery of Death Valley solved A team of scientists say they believe they have solved the mystery of how hundreds of rocks slide mysteriously across a dry lake in Death Valley, Calif.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 6:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Asteroid smash-up process captured by NASA telescope Researchers say they believe one of NASAs space telescopes has tracked an asteroid smash-up for the first time.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 4:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart to announce return after killing fellow driver Tony Stewart will hold a news conference Friday to announce his return to NASCAR Sprint Cup competition, three weeks after he struck and killed fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr., during a dirt-track race. Watch it live at 1 p.m. ET
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 4:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canada delivers arms, deploys $2.75M in aid to northern Iraq Canada is dispatching $2.75 million in humanitarian aid to northern Iraq, International Development Minister Christian Paradis said today, as the government also confirmed the first Canadian delivery of arms to Iraqi and Kurdish forces battling Islamic mi
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 3:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Britain plans new laws to tackle homegrown terrorists lured by ISIS British Prime Minister David Cameron says he'll introduce new laws to combat terror suspects, pledging to seize passports to fight what he described as an extremist threat more dangerous than any previously seen.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Malaysia Airlines cuts 30% of workforce after 2 air disasters Malaysia Airlines will cut almost a third of its 20,000-person workforce and cut back its global route network as part of a radical $1.9 billion US restructuring after two devastating jetliner disasters.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 12:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombia grants gay couples adoption rights Court grants limited adoption rights to gay and lesbian couples, setting a precedent for similar cases in the country.
Al Jazeera | Aug 29, 2014 11:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why passengers are unlikely to win damages due to unruly fliers Airline passengers who have their travel plans interrupted when unruly passengers force a plane to turn around or be diverted are likely to have a difficult time collecting damages for the disruption.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend