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Philando Castile's family reaches $3M US settlement in shooting by police The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million US settlement in his death, according to an announcement Monday by her attorneys and the Minneapolis suburb that employed the
CBC.ca | Jun 26, 2017 2:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli excited for trial as jury selection underway Jury selection began Monday for the trial of pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli for allegedly running a Ponzi-like scheme at his former hedge fund and a drug company he founded.
CBC.ca | Jun 26, 2017 12:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Palestinians in Gaza worry they could suffer in simmering Gulf dispute Tiny, oil-rich Qatar is the largest international donor to the people of the Gaza Strip. But an ongoing diplomatic dispute between the Gulf nation and Saudi Arabia and other Arab states has put many Palestinians in the coastal enclave on edge.
CBC.ca | Jun 26, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Resilience, self-determination are the tools Inuit youth need to fight suicide Culture, language and history the self-determination of Inuit all play a role in overall mental health. For that reason, we need to foster a stronger connection to these elements in our youth in order to combat the teen suicide crisis that has ravaged man
CBC.ca | Jun 26, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.K. PM Theresa May nears deal to prop up government British Prime Minister Theresa May drew closer to clinching a deal to prop up her minority government on Monday as she prepared to meet the leader of the Northern Irish Protestant party.
CBC.ca | Jun 26, 2017 08:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Theresa May reaches deal with DUP leader to prop up U.K. government Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have agreed to increase spending in Northern Ireland by the equivalent of $1.68 billion Cdn over two years as part of a deal to ensure the support of the province's biggest Protestant party for the minority gover
CBC.ca | Jun 26, 2017 08:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pakistan fuel truck death toll rises to 157 Pakistani officials say the death toll from a massive fuel truck fire has risen to 157 as four more of the victims died overnight.
CBC.ca | Jun 26, 2017 06:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Death toll in Pakistan fuel truck fire, explosion rises to 157 Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad Sunday to visit victims of a massive fuel tanker fire and explosion near Bahawalpur that authorities now say is responsible for the deaths of 157 people.
CBC.ca | Jun 26, 2017 06:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Meet the Canadian woman guarding the Queen A Canadian soldier is set to upend more than 300 years of British history, becoming the first woman to command the troops guarding the Queen and royal residences in London. Capt. Megan Couto will lead some 40 Canadian soldiers through the Changing of the
CBC.ca | Jun 25, 2017 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At least 9 dead, 28 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia A tourist ferry packed with around 170 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, officials say.
CBC.ca | Jun 25, 2017 9:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend