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Fiat heir arrested for falsely claiming he'd been kidnapped Lapo Elkann, grandson of late Fiat patriarch Gianni Agnelli, is facing charges in New York for falsely reporting he had been kidnapped, law enforcement sources said on Tuesday.
CBC.ca | Nov 29, 2016 9:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Injury saves player from plane crash carrying Brazil's soccer team Alejandro Martinuccio's years of aggravating injuries have given him something to be grateful for today his life. An injury kept the forward from travelling with Brazil's Chapecoense soccer club to a match in Colombia, which saved him from the plane crash
CBC.ca | Nov 29, 2016 7:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Carleton University computers being held hostage for bitcoin Students at Carleton University are being warned that some of its computers have been infected by ransomware a type of computer virus that uses encryption to effectively hold files hostage in exchange for payment.
CBC.ca | Nov 29, 2016 6:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran, Iraq in dispute with Saudis ahead of OPEC meeting Iran and Iraq are resisting pressure from Saudi Arabia to curtail oil production, making it hard for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to reach a deal to limit output and boost the price of crude when it meets on Wednesday.
CBC.ca | Nov 29, 2016 4:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Beyond unacceptable': Auditor general rips treatment of First Nations, aging technology Canada's federal spending watchdog has delivered a blunt and blistering critique of government bureaucracies, urging Parliament to learn from past mistakes and act quickly to catch up with the rapid pace of technology.
CBC.ca | Nov 29, 2016 3:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Job quality falling as wage gap grows for 61% of Canadians, CIBC finds The quality of employment in Canada is falling, according to a report from CIBC, with more low-paid jobs and those earning less than the average wage falling further behind.
CBC.ca | Nov 29, 2016 2:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chapecoense club tragedy the latest plane crash to touch the world of sport Members of Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense were among 81 people aboard a chartered aircraft that crashed late Monday in Medellin, Colombia. It is the latest incident in a tragic list of sports teams involved in fatal plane crashes.
CBC.ca | Nov 29, 2016 2:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Asking the fox to guard the henhouse': Trump picks top Obamacare critic for health-care post U.S. president-elect Donald Trump selects Georgia Representative Tom Price, a leading critic of President Barack Obama's sweeping health-care law, to head the Department of Health and Human Services.
CBC.ca | Nov 29, 2016 2:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'I don't want to depend on the government': 1st wave of Syrian refugees prepares to go it alone A year after arriving in Canada, the first wave of resettled Syrian refugees is about to face a whole new round of challenges when government sponsorship runs out in December. CBC checked in with on family we first met a year ago to see how they were copi
CBC.ca | Nov 29, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
OPEC could lose market share in a world awash in oil: Don Pittis OPEC has been struggling to raise prices by limiting supply. President-elect Donald Trump's energy policies could boost consumption. It could be that neither approach will have the desired effect.
CBC.ca | Nov 29, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend