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Canada, U.S. want to wean Ukraine off Russian energy As energy files continue to dog the Harper government's relationship with the U.S., Barack Obama's Energy Secretary, Ernest Moniz, signs a memorandum of understanding with Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford Thursday on 11 areas of bilateral energy c
CBC.ca | Sep 18, 2014 3:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ferguson still 'mad as hell' as legal process in Michael Brown shooting drags on Tension and anger are still high in Ferguson, Mo., more than a month after Michael Brown was shot by police officer Darren Wilson. Distrust of the legal system is being fuelled by the fact a grand jury could take weeks to decide if Wilson should be arrest
CBC.ca | Sep 18, 2014 2:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fingerprints, retina scans could be coming to a border crossing near you Canadian and U.S. security officials are considering new advanced technology features, such as fingerprinting and retina scanning, to improve the border crossing between Windsor, Ont., and Detroit.
CBC.ca | Sep 18, 2014 12:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ukraine's Poroshenko meets with Obama, seeking more help In a symbolic show of support for Ukraine's fledgling government, President Barack Obama is meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the Oval Office on Thursday after the Ukraine leader speaks to a rare joint session of Congress.
CBC.ca | Sep 18, 2014 12:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kerry testifies as ISIS captures 16 Syrian villages near Turkish border Islamic State fighters backed by tanks have captured 16 Kurdish villages over the past 24 hours in northern Syria near the Turkish border, prompting civilians to flee their homes amid fears of retribution by the extremists sweeping through the area, activ
CBC.ca | Sep 18, 2014 09:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Too black? Why the Atlanta Hawks co-owner's email is no Donald Sterling scandal The recent publication of a 2012 email by Bruce Levenson referring to Atlanta's in-arena experiences as too black triggered calls that Levenson is a racist. How, then, has the NBA Hawks co-owner managed to evade the same kind of criticism levelled at Dona
CBC.ca | Sep 18, 2014 09:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scotland referendum: Independence forces likely victors, no matter the vote The architects of Scotlands independence movement likely emerge victors no matter the outcome in today's referendum.
CBC.ca | Sep 18, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
5 big issues an independent Scotland would have to address The results of today's independence vote in Scotland won't be known until at least Friday, but if the majority of voters choose to separate from the United Kingdom, there will be several key issues the leaders of a newly independent Scotland will need to
CBC.ca | Sep 18, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ukrainian president asks Canada to provide more loans, share intelligence Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spent his trip to Canada Wednesday warmly thanking the country for its support, but also called for additional assistance through expanded loan agreements, intelligence sharing and freer trade in an exclusive interview
CBC.ca | Sep 18, 2014 01:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cardinals running back arrested, deactivated on domestic assault charge Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in late July involving a 27-year-old woman and an 18-month-old child.
CBC.ca | Sep 18, 2014 12:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend