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Commuter train crashes into N.J. station, killing 1, injuring more than 100

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:21:40 EDT

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A commuter train plows into the bustling Hoboken rail station during the morning rush hour, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others, some critically. Other sources said the death toll could be has high as three people.




'He's a man of hope for us': Israelis pay their respects to Shimon Peres

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:44:52 EDT

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Israelis waiting in line Thursday to pay their respects to Shimon Peres, their former prime minister and president, remembered him as a man who dedicated his life to the country and recruited friends and allies from around the world to his cause.




Can Ottawa say yes to liquefied natural gas and no to oil?

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:00:00 EDT

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After Ottawa's approval of the carbon-intensive Pacific NorthWest LNG plant, it will be harder for the Liberals to say no to two coming pipeline decisions. Or is it different for oil?




Payroll training at root of Phoenix fiasco was taken away from system's creator by feds

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:00:00 EDT

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The Conservative government took payroll training responsibilities away from IBM in the lead up to the implementation of Phoenix. A lack of training has been cited as a root cause of the Phoenix fiasco.




Trump broke U.S. law with dealings in Cuba, Newsweek report says

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:05:41 EDT

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Another bombshell has landed on Donald Trump's presidential run from Newsweek, which in a story released Thursday alleges the billionaire businessman broke U.S. law by doing business with Cuba.




'It's been hell': How one Philippine senator is trying to take on the country's strongman president

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:00:00 EDT

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Filipino Sen. Leila de Lima says the country's new strongman president Rodrigo Duterte has a “personal vendetta” against her and she fears for her safety.




It's wonderful to be home,' Montreal professor says after release from Iranian prison

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:00:00 EDT

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Homa Hoodfar, a 65-year-old retired anthropology professor, is finally back in Montreal after being detained in an Iranian prison since June. A prosecutor had accused her of "dabbling in feminism."




Prince George, Princess Charlotte make secret visit to Victoria petting zoo

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:27:13 EDT

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Prince George and Princess Charlotte made a surprise visit to one of Victoria's most popular kids' attractions on Tuesday while their parents were away on official duties.




First phones, now washing machines: Samsung appliance poses explosion risk, CPSC warns

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:19:17 EDT

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Samsung is still trying to recall millions of smartphones for batteries that can burst into flames, and now there are reports that some of the company's washing machines can explode if they are too heavily loaded.




Forget dispensaries — in Denver, you could be living next to a weed farmer

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:00:00 EDT

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Before weed becomes legal in Canada, our leaders need only look southward to see how certain U.S. states have been negotiating the highs and lows of their new marijuana industry. And in a cluster of low-income Denver neighbourhoods, residents are experiencing the downside of Colorado's pot boom.




First Nations, fashion and no high-5 from Prince George: How the royal tour is seen in Britain

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:52:38 EDT

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News coverage of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s trip to British Columbia and Yukon is giving Britons a look at regions and issues that would usually go unnoticed in the United Kingdom, the CBC's Thomas Daigle writes from London.




Liberals elevate the art of the flip-flop: Terry Milewski

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:00:00 EDT

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In green-lighting a massive natural gas project, the Liberals are approving a Stephen Harper scheme, and not for the first time. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair asks, "Is this what you meant by real change?"




Lost jobs, closed mines leave northern Manitoba communities 'circling the drain'

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:00:00 EDT

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Manitoba's northern economy is facing serious challenges after announcements of mine and mill closures.




'Everybody has biases,' Ottawa police chief says about racist comments allegedly by officer

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:00:00 EDT

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Ottawa police Chief Charles Bordeleau says he doesn't negate the impact of racist comments allegedly posted online by one of his sergeants, but adds that police officers are human beings with biases who can learn not to let them affect their work.




Living 'as a big family': Hotel housing project gives refugees a rare sense of hope

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:00:00 EDT

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An abandoned Athens hotel that has been transformed into a refugee housing project is a rare bright spot in a crisis where hope is always fleeting, the CBC's Ellen Mauro writes from Greece.