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LAPD shooting of homeless man caught on video In a fatal encounter captured on video, three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's skid row on Sunday during a struggle over one of the officers' guns, authorities said.
CBC.ca | Mar 2, 2015 10:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why the West makes nice to authoritarian Egypt: Neil Macdonald Western countries like Canada and the U.S. are fawning over Egypt's new regime despite widespread reports of human rights abuse and even torture, Neil Macdonald writes. It's a classic case of looking the other way when you want an ally in a tough neighbou
CBC.ca | Mar 2, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
SpaceX puts electric communications satellites into orbit A Space Exploration Technologies rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Sunday to put the world's first all-electric communications satellites into orbit.
CBC.ca | Mar 2, 2015 08:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN puts death toll since beginning of Eastern Ukraine crisis at over 6,000 The UN human rights office says more than 6,000 people have died in eastern Ukraine since the start of the conflict almost a year ago.
CBC.ca | Mar 2, 2015 08:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Samsung ditches plastic design amid effort to be world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.
CBC.ca | Mar 2, 2015 03:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Watch the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards The live stream of the 3rd annual celebration of Canadian achievement in TV, film and digital media starts at 8 p.m. ET.
CBC.ca | Mar 2, 2015 12:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sierra Leone's VP in self-quarantine after guard dies from Ebola Sierra Leone's vice-president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards.
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2015 10:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jihadi John's identity reveal may make him less useful to ISIS Now that the world knows the identity of the masked man who appears to have beheaded several ISIS hostages on camera, Mohammed Emwazi may have become less useful and more of a liability to the cause.
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2015 9:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mohamed Fahmy urges end to 'diplomatic blockage' in leaving Egypt Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy, on trial in Egypt, tells CBC News he would like to speak directly to someone in the Canadian government about pressing for his deportation, something that was arranged for his Australian colleague weeks ago.
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2015 4:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. firm on Iran nuclear diplomacy ahead of Netanyahu speech U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is insisting diplomacy is the preferred strategy at this time to curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions. He made the comments ahead of Tuesday's speech to Congress by the Israeli prime minister at the Republicans' invitation.
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2015 3:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend