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13-year-old dies while playing in Canada Day soccer game Ontario Provincial Police and the coroner's office are investigating the death of a 13-year-old boy during a soccer game in Drayton on Canada Day.
CBC.ca | Jul 2, 2015 3:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Robot kills autoworker at Volkswagen plant Prosecutors are reportedly considering whether to bring charges, and if so, against whom after a robot killed a worker at a Volkswagen factory.
CBC.ca | Jul 2, 2015 3:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
BP to pay $18.7B US for Gulf oil spill in record settlement BP and five Gulf states announced an $18.7 billion US settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant's oil spill in 2010.
CBC.ca | Jul 2, 2015 2:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Skywatchers treated to rare Venus, Jupiter planetary conjunction Skywatchers on Canada Day got a special treat as the two brightest planets visible from Earth Venus and Jupiter appeared to converge in the night sky.
CBC.ca | Jul 2, 2015 2:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
G is for goodbye: Sesame Street's Maria retiring after 45 years Sesame Street actress Sonia Manzano, who played Puerto Rican shop owner Maria Rodriquez on the beloved children's television program, is retiring after nearly 45 years.
CBC.ca | Jul 2, 2015 2:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Massive, active sinkholes on comet's surface surprise scientists The comet being studied by Europe's Rosetta spacecraft has massive sinkholes in its surface that are nearly wide enough to swallow Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza, research published on Wednesday shows.
CBC.ca | Jul 2, 2015 1:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Washington Navy Yard in lockdown after report of shots fired An official says shots have been reported in a building on the Washington Navy Yard campus, which is southeast of Washington, D.C.
CBC.ca | Jul 2, 2015 12:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gang fight, machete attack mar Canada Day celebrations in Winnipeg Three men were rushed to hospital one in critical condition after being stabbed during a gang fight in a Winnipeg restaurant parking lot on Canada Day.
CBC.ca | Jul 2, 2015 11:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Greek referendum campaign begins amid grinding cash crisis The battle for Greek votes was in full swing today ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the euro. Meanwhile, the IMF says Greece won't get new money until it clears its arrears.
CBC.ca | Jul 2, 2015 09:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Greek referendum campaign begins as IMF suggests debt relief The battle for Greek votes is in full swing today ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the euro, but the IMF suggests the next step might be negotiating debt relief, a key demand by Prime Minister Alexis
CBC.ca | Jul 2, 2015 09:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend