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 2018-01-22 02:00 

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Pence visit to Middle East stirs anger over Jerusalem declaration...

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence is in the Middle East explaining the decision made by President Trump in December to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel — a decision that has led Palestinian leaders to boycott the visit....

 2018-01-21 21:07 

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Mexico had over 29,000 murders in 2017, but homicide rate still lower than some Latin American nations...

Mexico posted its highest homicide rate in decades, with the government reporting Sunday there were 29,168 murders in 2017....

 2018-01-21 17:06 

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U.S. House could accept bill extending government funding for 3 weeks...

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan says the House of Representatives would accept a bill funding the government through Feb. 8 and ending the current shutdown of federal agencies, if the Senate can pass the measure....

 2018-01-21 13:13 

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Iraqi court sentences to death German woman who joined ISIS...

An Iraqi court on Sunday sentenced to death a German woman of Moroccan origin for membership in ISIS, a spokesperson said....

 2018-01-21 13:12 

CBC

Head of popular girl band leads N. Korean team to S. Korea...

North Korean pop star Hyon Song-wol has arrived in South Korea to prepare for a performance at next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang....

 2018-01-21 11:25 

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Jordan's king tells Mike Pence U.S. must 'rebuild trust'...

Jordan's King Abdullah II is appealing to U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence to...

 2018-01-21 10:32 

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Turkish troops attack Kurdish enclave in northern Syria...

Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to drive a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia from the region....

 2018-01-21 10:10 

CBC

Taliban attack on Afghan hotel ends after 13 hours, 6 dead...

A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least six people, including a foreigner, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was killed on Sunday, with the casualty toll ex...

 2018-01-20 19:15 

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Several dead after gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel...

Gunmen attacked Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday, seizing hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces as the building in the Afghan capital caught fire and residents and staff fled....

 2018-01-20 17:38 

CBC

U.S. government shutdown underway amid blame game...

Republicans and Democrats are blaming each other for the congressional failure to pass a bill to continue funding for U.S. federal agencies and prevent some of them from shutting down....

 2018-01-20 17:37 

CBC

Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in Syria...

Turkish jets bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria on Saturday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to expand Turkey's military border operations against a Kurdish group that has been a key U.S. ally in the war on ISIS....

 2018-01-20 15:25 

CBC

Young Russians risk futures to support Alexei Navalny, Vladimir Putin's nemesis...

He can't get air time on state TV and is banned from Russia's March election. But opposition politician Alexei Navalny, an anti-corruption crusader and lawyer, is still attracting attention from young Russians through social media....

 2018-01-20 12:12 

CBC

2 Canadians, 2 Americans freed after kidnapping in Nigeria, police say...

Two Americans and two Canadians have been freed after being kidnapped in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, a police spokesman said on Saturday....

 2018-01-20 11:51 

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Turkish ski bus accident kills 11, injures 44...

Turkish officials say a bus carrying mostly holiday-makers on a ski trip has crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing 11 passengers and injuring 44 others....

 2018-01-20 10:00 

CBC

Looking for Trump's greatest 'triumph' 1 year on? Check out how he's reshaping the federal courts...

What could be U.S. President Donald Trump's most transformative feat in his first year is happening quickly and uncharacteristically quietly, a historic reshaping of an entire branch of the U.S. government: The federal judiciary....

 2018-01-19 23:26 

CBC

Mattis unveils new U.S. defence strategy focused on 'great power competition,' not terrorism...

The U.S. military has put countering China and Russia, not terrorists, at the centre of a new national defence strategy unveiled on Friday....

 2018-01-19 18:47 

CBC

Las Vegas police not expecting to charge Mandalay Bay shooter's girlfriend...

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo told reporters Friday that investigators believe Las Vegas gunman Steven Paddock acted alone in the Oct. 1 shooting at the Mandalay Bay casino-hotel....

 2018-01-19 17:33 

CBC

New York unveils plan to charge car drivers in Midtown, Lower Manhattan...

Motorists would have to shell out $11.52 to drive into the busiest parts of Manhattan under a new proposal commissioned by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ease traffic congestion and raise vital funds for mass transit....

 2018-01-19 15:50 

CBC

Palestinian family says it killed relative suspected of spying for Israel...

A Palestinian family in the Gaza Strip says it has killed a relative who allegedly helped Israel track down and kill three senior Hamas militants, including one of the man's own kinsmen. The Israeli military has declined to comment....

 2018-01-19 14:47 

CBC

Turkey launches attack on Kurdish-held region of Syria...

Turkish artillery has begun firing into Syria's Afrin region in what Ankara said was the start of a military campaign against the Kurdish-controlled area....

 2018-01-19 14:05 

CBC

China's birthrate down from initial '2-child' boom, but higher than most recent years...

The birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing its family planning policies and allowing all couples to have two children, a finding that some parents say reflects the stresses of urban life....

 2018-01-19 13:25 

CBC

Boris Johnson reportedly floats idea of giant Channel bridge, France says no...

France has politely rejected the British foreign secretary's idea of building a giant bridge across the English Channel after Brexit, saying that, while far-fetched ideas were worth considering, there were plenty of major European projects to finish f...

 2018-01-19 13:25 

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Boris Johnson reportedly floats idea of giant English Channel bridge, France says no...

France has politely rejected the British foreign secretary's idea of building a giant bridge across the English Channel after Brexit, saying that, while far-fetched ideas were worth considering, there were plenty of major European projects to finish f...

 2018-01-19 12:03 

CBC

New Zealand PM announces she's pregnant for 1st time...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces her first pregnancy, prompting an outpouring of support from women's rights groups and labour activists as she declared,...

 2018-01-19 07:09 

CBC

U.S. Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown...

A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan staredown over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported....

 2018-01-19 04:38 

CBC

Zimbabwe politician jailed during Mugabe era among 5 killed in U.S. helicopter crash...

Roy Bennett, a prominent Zimbabwe opposition figure in recent years, was among five people killed in a New Mexico helicopter crash, authorities in the southwestern U.S. state said on Thursday....

 2018-01-19 04:25 

CBC

Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander...

Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country....

 2018-01-19 03:47 

CBC

15 hurt after car slams into crowd at Brazil's Copacabana Beach...

A motorist who says he lost control of his car drove into the crowded seaside boardwalk along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday evening, injuring at least 15 people, authorities said....

 2018-01-18 18:58 

CBC

U.S. Senate approves NSA surveillance program extension...

The Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew a critical foreign intelligence collection program dubbed the...

 2018-01-18 15:43 

CBC

An Olympic-sized 'window of opportunity' — or a North Korean ruse?...

After months of rising tensions, warnings and threats from Washington and defiant tests of nuclear devices and missiles, North and South will march together at the Winter Olympics beginning Feb. 9....

 2018-01-18 15:13 

CBC

To end 'whining and moaning' over Brexit, Nigel Farage proposes referendum re-do...

The man who has made a career out of hating the European Union has floated the idea of a second Brexit referendum as a way of ending the debate once and for all, writes Margaret Evans....

 2018-01-18 15:03 

CBC

Strong winter storm blasts northern Europe, killing at least 2 and grounding flights...

A powerful storm that lashed Europe with high winds and snow has killed at least two people, grounding flights at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, halting trains and blowing over trucks in several countries....

 2018-01-18 15:01 

CBC

Trump appears unyielding on Mexican wall, despite chief of staff's comments...

U.S. President Donald Trump insisted Thursday in a series of tweets that his views on a border wall with Mexico have not evolved, pushing back against his own chief of staff's comments to lawmakers....

 2018-01-18 14:38 

CBC

Palestinian man killed, another arrested as Israel hunts for rabbi's killer...

Israeli officials said special forces hunting the killers of a West Bank settler raided a home before dawn Thursday, killing a Palestinian suspect in a firefight that also wounded two Israeli officers....

 2018-01-18 13:33 

CBC

New Zimbabwe president says election could be held in May or June...

Zimbabwe's president says elections will be in May or June, as he faces pressure at home and abroad to deliver a credible vote to cement his legitimacy....

 2018-01-18 13:29 

CBC

Bus fire in Kazakhstan kills 52 along route used by migrant workers...

A bus fire in northwestern Kazakhstan killed 52 Uzbek citizens on a route used by migrant workers heading to Russia, the Kazakh Interior Ministry said on Thursday....

 2018-01-18 12:52 

CBC

U.S. Congress set to vote on funding bill to avoid government shutdown...

Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress are stepping up their efforts to pass a temporary extension in funding government operations and avert a shutdown, scheduling a vote on the measure for later today....

 2018-01-18 12:09 

CBC

Grandparents of starved, shackled children in California shocked at the news...

The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son's family looked happy and healthy when they last visited the family in California six years ago....

 2018-01-18 10:29 

CBC

Trump continues attacks on U.S. media, releases 'Fake News Awards'...

U.S. President Donald Trump revealed his promised...

 2018-01-18 09:25 

CBC

In world first, drone rescues 2 swimmers off Australian beach...

A drone rescued two swimmers off an Australian beach on Thursday, a world first for the fast-developing technology that seems perfectly suited to saving lives at sea, authorities said....

 2018-01-18 06:10 

CBC

Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says...

Do not expect U.S. President Donald Trump to hit the gym, despite his doctor's orders. He gets plenty of exercise on the golf course and at the White House complex, the president says....

 2018-01-18 02:09 

CBC

No record that required inspections be conducted at California 'horror house' where 13 children were kept...

City officials couldn't find any records that the fire marshal conducted required annual inspections at a California home that doubled as a private school where authorities say 13 malnourished siblings were kept captive in filthy conditions by their p...

 2018-01-18 01:10 

CBC

Tillerson signals open-ended U.S. presence in Syria, seeks patience on Assad's removal...

Rex Tillerson on Wednesday signalled an open-ended military presence in Syria as part of a broader U.S. strategy to preven ISIS's resurgence, pave the way diplomatically for the eventual departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and curtail Iran&#...

 2018-01-17 23:31 

CBC

Hawaii's false alarm should prompt talk about what to do if there's a nuclear attack: expert...

A generation of Americans knew just what to do in the event of a nuclear attack, or during a major false alarm like the one over the weekend in Hawaii: take cover in a building with a fallout shelter symbol. But these days that might not be the best optio...

 2018-01-17 23:02 

CBC

2 Koreas to form 1st joint Olympic team, march together in opening ceremony...

The rival Koreas have agreed to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first time in 11 years during the opening ceremony of next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, officials say....

 2018-01-17 23:02 

CBC

2 Canadians kidnapped on road to capital in Nigeria...

Global Affairs Canada confirmed to CBC News it is aware of reports that two Canadian citizens have been abducted in a deadly confrontation in central Nigeria....

 2018-01-17 23:02 

CBC

Saudi Arabia to transfer $2B to Yemen after urgent plea from war-torn country...

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered the transfer of $2 billion to Yemen, a day after Yemen's Saudi-backed prime minister made an urgent appeal to the kingdom and its allies to save the local currency from...

 2018-01-17 23:02 

CBC

Catalan parliament meets for 1st time since election, but deep divisions remain...

Catalonia's new parliament elected a pro-secession speaker, virtually guaranteeing that the chamber's push for independence for Spain's northeastern region will continue as its lawmakers prepare to elect a new government....

 2018-01-17 23:02 

CBC

U.S. cuts $65M in Palestinian aid for now, prompting UN donations appeal...

The head of the UN agency that provides aid to Palestinian refugees is appealing for world donations after the United States withheld about half its planned funding for the organization, a move he said risks instability in the region....

 2018-01-17 23:02 

CBC

Republican senator blasts Trump's press attacks, recalls rhetoric of Stalin...

U.S. President Donald Trump's use of the terms...

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