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Charlotte mayor sets midnight curfew on 3rd night of protests Protesters massed on Charlotte's streets for a third night Thursday in the latest sign of mounting pressure for police to release video that could resolve wildly different accounts of the shooting of a black man.
CBC.ca | Sep 23, 2016 02:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
6.4 magnitude quake strikes offshore near Tokyo A strong undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck southeast of Tokyo on Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
CBC.ca | Sep 23, 2016 12:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canada on cruise control at WCH, but Russian rival looms Saturday The Canadians have been playing so well in this tournament, it really seems like it's up to the opposition it was determined later in the day it would be Russia to figure out a way to beat them rather than the opposite.
CBC.ca | Sep 22, 2016 11:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'My heart goes out to you,' B.C. Premier Christy Clark writes to grieving mom The mother of one of the youngest victims in B.C.'s fentanyl crisis says premier Christy Clark has reached out to her with a promise to improve access to addiction treatment.
CBC.ca | Sep 22, 2016 11:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tulsa officer charged with manslaughter in shooting of unarmed black man Prosecutors in Tulsa, Okla., filed first-degree manslaughter charges Thursday against the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street.
CBC.ca | Sep 22, 2016 9:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Health Canada will reduce barriers to safe injection sites, says Philpott Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott is asking her officials to make it easier for communities to approve and set up safe injection sites because of what she calls a public health emergency.
CBC.ca | Sep 22, 2016 8:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senator reports herself to ethics czar over CBC tax-haven revelations A Conservative senator is taking the unusual step of reporting herself to a parliamentary ethics czar after leaked tax-haven records revealed she was a director of an offshore corporation for 12 years without, she says, ever knowing about it.
CBC.ca | Sep 22, 2016 8:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Apple reportedly in talks to buy supercar company McLaren British supercar company McLaren has denied a report that tech giant Apple is considering buying the company to kick-start its automotive ambitions.
CBC.ca | Sep 22, 2016 7:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hubble telescope discovers planet orbiting 2 stars Thanks to powerful images from the Hubble Space Telescope and a trick of light and gravity, astronomers have confirmed the existence of a gas giant planet that orbits a pair of stars near the centre of our galaxy.
CBC.ca | Sep 22, 2016 5:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN resumes aid convoys to Syria days after deadly airstrikes The United Nations appealed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and rebel groups on Thursday to allow aid convoys to enter eastern Aleppo as UN relief operations in Syria resumed after a 48-hour suspension due to a deadly attack.
CBC.ca | Sep 22, 2016 4:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend