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Haitians in the U.S. uncertain about their future, as government ends protected status

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:00:00 EST


As Haitians look to the end of the protected status that allowed them to live and work in the U.S., a Canadian MP meets with local officials in New York to stress that coming to Canada won't solve Haitians' problems.

Saad Hariri rescinds resignation upon return to Lebanon

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 02:44:16 EST


Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri shelves his decision to resign as prime minister at the request of President Michel Aoun, easing a crisis that had deepened tensions in the Middle East.

Zimbabwe's ousted VP returning, to be sworn in as president on Friday

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:51:38 EST


Zimbabwe's former vice-president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is expected to be sworn in as president following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, will return home on Wednesday, a ruling party Zanu-PF official said.

White House personnel investigated for improper foreign contact during Trump's Asia trip

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:49:15 EST


Three U.S. military personnel allegedly had improper contact with foreign women while travelling with President Donald Trump on his trip this month to Asia, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.

Who is Reza Zarrab? Turkish-Iranian gold trader may be working with Mueller investigation of Michael Flynn

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:59:53 EST


The case surrounding Reza Zarrab involves allegations of money laundering, bribery, secret deals, death threats and new identities - and he may well have something to say about former U.S. national security advisor Michael Flynn.

8 found in good condition after U.S. navy plane crashes in Pacific

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 03:05:20 EST


The U.S. navy says an aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the Pacific Ocean while en route to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.

'Mladic must answer for these crimes': Former Bosnian Serb general awaits war crimes verdict

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:49:43 EST


Ratko Mladic, the 74-year-old former Serbian general, arrested in 2011 and put on trial a year later, will learn his fate when the UN tribunal in the Hague delivers its sentence on Wednesday. Survivors of the war tell CBC News about their ordeal as prisoners and what the verdict means to them.

'We don't need a liberal:' Trump discounts Roy Moore accusations

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:58:03 EST


U.S. President Donald Trump discounted allegations of sexual assault against Roy Moore and said Tuesday that voters should not support the Alabama Republican Senate nominee's "liberal" rival.

Uber admits covering up 2016 hack that affected millions

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:32:06 EST


Uber is coming clean about its coverup of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers.

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, world's oldest head of state, resigns after 37 years

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 03:17:04 EST


Robert Mugabe, 93, has resigned as Zimbabwe's president after decades in power, as parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. The announcement sparked celebrations on the streets of the capital, Harare.

David Cassidy, former Partridge Family teen idol, dead at 67

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:18:19 EST


David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom The Partridge Family and sold millions of records as the musical group's lead singer, died Tuesday at age 67.

Skeleton gold medallist among 4 more Russians banned for doping

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:44:12 EST


The International Olympic Committee has banned four more Russians for doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, including a gold medallist in skeleton.

CBS News, PBS cut ties to Charlie Rose following sex allegations

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:33:03 EST


CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them.

What's ruthenium-106? What you need to know about Russian radiation

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:38:47 EST


Russia has finally confirmed the release of "extremely high contamination" of the radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 in the southern Urals in late September. Here's what you need to know.

How crews are busting congealed blobs of fat in London sewers and turning them into fuel

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:00:00 EST


The monstrosity is born innocently enough. Londoners flush away wet wipes, diapers or condoms. They pour grease down the kitchen sink. And in a city of 8.7 million, the Victorian-era sewers can't cope.

Saad Hariri meets with Egyptian president in Cairo: next stop Lebanon?

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:30:42 EST


Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in Egypt on Tuesday and went straight into talks with the Egyptian president who, together with France's leader, is reportedly trying to mediate a way out of the crisis in Lebanon that would involve rolling back Hariri's resignation.

Harvard targeted by U.S. Justice Department in affirmative action probe

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:23:07 EST


The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school's admission policies violate civil rights laws.

Congress launches probe into sexual harassment claims against Democrat John Conyers

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:57:41 EST


Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers acknowledges that his office settled a harassment complaint involving a former staffer but said he "vehemently" denies the allegations against him.

Canada on alert as U.S. announces end to temporary resident status for Haitians

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:45:52 EST


A decision by the Trump administration to end a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 Haitians to live and work in the United States has the Canadian government on alert for a potential new surge of asylum seekers at the border.

Rohingya subjected to 'dehumanizing apartheid': Amnesty International

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:08:50 EST


Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home.