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Ottawa reconsiders Boeing purchases amid accusations against Bombardier The federal government hinted Thursday that Boeing should not take future military contracts with Canada for granted, considered by some military and defence industry officials as a veiled threat that coincided with a spat between the aerospace giant and
CBC.ca | May 19, 2017 1:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Suspect in Times Square mayhem charged with murder A Times Square motorist accused of steering his car onto one of the busiest sidewalks in the U.S. and mowing down pedestrians is charged with murder and 20 counts of attempted murder.
CBC.ca | May 19, 2017 1:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cost of living rose 1.6% pace in April, same level as March Canada's inflation rate held steady at 1.6 per cent in April, as energy got more expensive but food got cheaper.
CBC.ca | May 19, 2017 12:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Robert E. Lee statue to come down in New Orleans, extra security on hand The city of New Orleans will take down a prominent statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Friday, completing the southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive.
CBC.ca | May 19, 2017 12:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Swedish prosecutor drops Assange rape investigation Swedish prosecutors says they are dropping a preliminary investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, bringing to an end a seven-year legal standoff.
CBC.ca | May 19, 2017 09:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Comey's revenge: Why 'Trump has bigger problems now' with special counsel Robert Mueller If former FBI director James Comey could give a name to personify his revenge after being fired by President Donald Trump, Robert S. Mueller III might be it.
CBC.ca | May 19, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Are stock markets losing faith in Donald Trump? Markets soared after the new U.S. president took office, and have shrugged off scandals and crises without blinking. But that changed this week, as several U.S. indexes were hit by the first slump of Trump's administration.
CBC.ca | May 19, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Do babies show bias? Researchers seek the roots of racism Studies suggest racial bias begins within months of birth. But does that mean people carry it for the rest of their lives?
CBC.ca | May 19, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Polls open in Iran's first presidential vote since atomic deal Iranians began voting Friday in the country's first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world powers, as incumbent Hassan Rouhani faced a staunch challenge from a hard-line opponent over his outreach to the wider world.
CBC.ca | May 19, 2017 04:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brazil's President Michel Temer rejects calls to resign amid bribery allegations The Supreme Federal Tribunal opened an investigation into accusations President Temer endorsed the paying of hush money to a former lawmaker jailed for corruption, and released an audio recording of Temer. Brazil's crisis has deepened, but Temer says he w
CBC.ca | May 19, 2017 02:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend