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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry to resign but exact date unknown U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has told President Donald Trump he will step down, a source familiar with the matter said Thursday, a day before a deadline set by Democrats in the House of Representatives for Perry to turn over documents in the impeachme
CBC.ca | Oct 17, 2019 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is the 2019 election Canada's 'nastiest' ever? Not by a long shot The 2019 vote is just another in long list of Canada's most divisive and dirty elections.
CBC.ca | Oct 17, 2019 8:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Venezuela wins seat on UN Human Rights Council despite opposition Venezuela won a contested election for a seat on the United NationsHuman Rights Council on Thursday despite a campaign by over 50 organizations and many countries opposed to Nicolas Maduro's government and its rights record.
CBC.ca | Oct 17, 2019 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sustainable Halloween treats: Better for the planet and just as sweet In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at steps being taken to make chocolate and candy more sustainable, as well as what we can do to prevent birds from crashing into glass.
CBC.ca | Oct 17, 2019 7:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
White House says next G7 to be held at Trump golf resort in Miami The White House says it has chosen U.S. President Donald Trump's golf resort in Miami as the site for next year's Group of Seven summit.
CBC.ca | Oct 17, 2019 5:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Juul suspends online sales of fruit, dessert flavours for e-cigarettes in U.S. Juul Labs will stop online sales of fruit and dessert flavours for its electronic cigarettes in the U.S., nearly a year after halting in-store purchases, as it tries to weather a political backlash blaming such products for getting a generation of teenage
CBC.ca | Oct 17, 2019 5:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Facebook has no business policing political speech, Zuckerberg argues CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday that Facebookwill continue to be a platform that will carry political speech some users may find objectionable, framing his argument as a matter of free expression prevailing over censorship.
CBC.ca | Oct 17, 2019 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scheer suggests Liberals could decriminalize hard drugs, despite Trudeau's denial Conservative Leader Andrew Scheertoday again raised the spectreof a re-electedLiberal government decriminalizinghard drugs.
CBC.ca | Oct 17, 2019 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump wanted Ukraine dealings to go through Giuliani, ambassador to testify The U.S. ambassador to the EU on Thursday planned to tell House impeachment investigators that he was disappointed Donald Trump directed him to work with the U.S. president's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, on Ukraine policy, and he believes it's wrong to
CBC.ca | Oct 17, 2019 2:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Elijah Cummings, Democratic congressman who took on Trump, dead at 68 Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings, a sharecropper's son who became the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee investigating U.S. President Donald Trump, died early Thursday because of complications from longstanding health challenges. He was 68.
CBC.ca | Oct 17, 2019 10:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend