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Fighting couples are good for Valentine's Day sales For some marketers, Valentine's Day means uncomfortable imagery, including arguments, violence, trauma and suffering. When you want your ad to jump out of the pack, you sometimes need to go against the tide.
CBC.ca | Feb 10, 2016 4:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could ancient Martian lakes have once been habitable? Deep water basins formed on Mars more than three billion years ago may have once been habitable, according to a new research paper which its authors say lends credibility to the theory that there was once life on the Red Planet.
CBC.ca | Feb 10, 2016 4:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'We played like frozen fish': Canadian coach recalls Cold War match against Red Army team It was a rough game before an unfriendly crowd that ended in a brawl and a 15-4 loss for the Canadians, but the 1966 match between the Sherbrooke Beavers and the Central Red Army Sports Club was remembered fondly this past weekend at an event commemoratin
CBC.ca | Feb 10, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. economy getting 'close to normal' Janet Yellen says Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy faces a number of global threats that could derail growth and compel the Fed to slow the pace of future interest rate hikes.
CBC.ca | Feb 10, 2016 2:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The sneaky way realtors can double their commissions Imagine your realtor sold your home for $500,000 more than the price you agreed to, but you didnt see a penny of that extra cash. Thats the situation for some Vancouverites, and the B.C. Real Estate Council intends to investigate.
CBC.ca | Feb 10, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Crown, defence say they will close cases in Ghomeshi trial The prosecution expects to close its case in the Jian Ghomeshi trial in Toronto this morning once it submits evidence from a fourth witness to the court.
CBC.ca | Feb 10, 2016 1:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
European stocks rally after Asia losses European stocks rose on Wednesday, rallying after losses in Asia, as concerns about the health of banks that have hammered shares globally in recent days eased and oil prices recovered from Tuesday's steep falls.
CBC.ca | Feb 10, 2016 11:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A majority of Canadians want to keep bombing ISIS or maybe not A spate of recent polls have offered contradictory information about Canadians' views of the anti-ISIS mission in the Middle East. What to make of these discrepancies? Poll analyst Eric Grenier tries to make some sense of it.
CBC.ca | Feb 10, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jian Ghomeshi trial could deter women from reporting sexual assault Sexual assault survivors and their advocates are worried that fewer women may be willing to report assaults after widespread media coverage of the harsh cross-examinations of complainants at the Jian Ghomeshi trial.
CBC.ca | Feb 10, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Putin moves into Syria, Obama into Eastern Europe: Brian Stewart Lost in the media focus on Syria was the fact that the U.S. just upped its NATO spending and added a brigade worth of armour to Eastern Europe. It's not checkmate, Vladimir Putin, but big pieces are being moved around, Brian Stewart writes.
CBC.ca | Feb 10, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend