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20 top Boko Haram militants arrested, Nigeria says Nigeria's security agency said on Sunday it had made significant breakthroughs in the fight against Boko Haram and arrested 20 prominent members of the militant Islamist group accused of orchestrating deadly attacks.
CBC.ca | Aug 30, 2015 10:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A wall along the U.S.-Canada border? Republican candidate says it's worth considering Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is putting a new twist on the topic of securing the border, a staple among the Republican candidates running for president, by pointing north.
CBC.ca | Aug 30, 2015 6:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canada seeking a pardon for journalist jailed in Egypt, his lawyer says The Canadian government has formally applied for the pardon and deportation of Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy, his lawyer Amal Clooney tells CBC News.
CBC.ca | Aug 30, 2015 4:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canada has formally applied for pardon for journalist jailed in Egypt, lawyer says The Canadian government has formally applied to the Egyptian authorities for the pardon and deportation of Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy, his lawyer Amal Clooney told CBC's Derek Stoffel on Sunday.
CBC.ca | Aug 30, 2015 4:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
All eyes on wildcard Miley Cyrus for tonight's MTV VMAs Justin Bieber might be making a comeback and Taylor Swift is leading nominees, but at Sunday's annual MTV Video Music Awards, all eyes will be on the show's wildcard host, Miley Cyrus.
CBC.ca | Aug 30, 2015 1:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thousands rally against Japan PM's bills to loosen military constraints Tens of thousands of protesters gathered near Japan's parliament building on Sunday to oppose legislation allowing the military to fight overseas, the latest sign of public mistrust in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security policy.
CBC.ca | Aug 30, 2015 10:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Watch Now: World track and field championships on CBC Watch CBC's coverage of the world track and field championships now featuring Canada's Derek Drouin, who goes for another high jump medal.
CBC.ca | Aug 30, 2015 09:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. could be charged over phone hacking British prosecutors say they are considering corporate charges against media baron Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. over the phone hacking fiasco at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid.
CBC.ca | Aug 30, 2015 01:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fierce B.C. storm knocks out power and causes havoc Record-high winds whipped B.C.'s Lower Mainland, seriously injuring at least one person Saturday, sending trees crashing into homes and cars, and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands.
CBC.ca | Aug 30, 2015 01:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mars simulation project: 6 people start 1 year of isolation in Hawaii dome Six people will spend the next year living in a dome in Hawaii in the name of science.
CBC.ca | Aug 30, 2015 12:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend