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Stabbing in Finland investigated as possible terrorism

19 Aug 2017 10:41


A suspect detained for allegedly stabbing two people to death in a knife attack in the western Finnish city of Turku is being investigated for murder with possible terrorist intent, police said Saturday.

Birmingham mayor defiant after boarding up Confederate monument

19 Aug 2017 09:00


Mayor William Bell says Confederate monument doesn't tell the correct story of his city.

'It was a bad day': Canadian POWs recall disastrous Dieppe raid 75 years later

19 Aug 2017 09:00


To mark the 75th year since the disastrous raid on Dieppe, Paul Delorme, 97, and three other former soldiers have returned to the scene of their capture.

Technology allows visually impaired, blind to experience solar eclipse

19 Aug 2017 09:00


Seeing next week's total solar eclipse isn't the only way to experience it. Two projects were developed to allow the visually impaired and blind be part of the astronomical event.

U.S. wants NAFTA talks to wrap up before year's end, but is it possible?

19 Aug 2017 09:00

NAFTA Renegotiation

Canadian negotiators are open to working on a timeline proposed by the U.S. to complete NAFTA renegotiations before the end of the year, CBC News has learned. A government source tells CBC News that Canada is willing to work quickly, but will not agree to a bad deal for the sake of meeting a deadline.

After cracking down on neo-Nazis, tech companies wonder who should police online hate

19 Aug 2017 09:00


For more than two decades, lawmakers, tech companies and consumers have held vastly different views on how to handle those who spread hate, racism and abuse online.

'Who's next?': Police investigations have some Israelis pondering Netanyahu's future

19 Aug 2017 09:00


Israeli police are investigating two cases involving allegations against Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, which has some Israelis wondering if the prime minister can survive

'It's like my war against the terrorists': Blood banks in Barcelona flooded with donations in wake of attack

19 Aug 2017 03:56

Blood donations

Many in Barcelona feeling the strain and helplessness born of this week's attacks will tell you there is but one place in town guaranteed to help you feel a little better: a blood bank.

Extremist cell had planned a more deadly attack in Barcelona

18 Aug 2017 23:13


A cell of at least nine extremists meticulously plotted to combine vehicles and explosives in a direct hit on tourists in Barcelona, authorities said Friday.

'There's rubber left on the pavement for ya buddy': Drivers doing doughnuts in funeral procession charge

18 Aug 2017 22:58

Burnouts in Enfield

Police in Enfield, N.S., have charged three people with stunting after some mourners in a funeral procession raced down a highway lined with people while doing doughnuts, leaving thick smoke in the air and black skid marks on the road — all in honour of their friend.

While presidential committees collapse, Canada-U.S. council on women in business still active

18 Aug 2017 22:55


A joint Canada-U.S. council on women in business formed earlier this year to consider the success of women in the private sector remains active, according to the Prime Minister's Office, despite resignations on other councils following U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks about the violence in Virginia earlier this week.

Steve Bannon, innovator in weaponized news, is hoist by his own petard: Keith Boag

18 Aug 2017 21:53

Trump Bannon

It looks as if Steve Bannon's skill in manipulating media might have helped spark the friendly fire that killed his political career. Bannon's last day as White House senior strategist was Friday.

Canadian killed in Barcelona attack identified

18 Aug 2017 21:29

Ian Moore Wilson

A Canadian citizen was killed and four others injured in the attack in Barcelona, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Friday.

'Nostalgia versus actual history': Confederacy capital grapples with future of its monuments

18 Aug 2017 20:15

Yvonne Libron

Like so many cities across the South, Richmond, Va., has been grappling with the future of its Confederate monuments for years.

$500K hardship fund for former Sears Canada employees approved by judge

18 Aug 2017 20:11

Sears Canada closing sale

A judge has approved a hardship fund for former Sears Canada employees that will come from a pool of money set aside to pay bonuses for key employees.

State of emergency extended until Sept. 1 as B.C. wildfire crisis continues

18 Aug 2017 18:14

elephant hill fire clinton bc

The B.C. government has extended a state of emergency for a third time since it was originally declared on July 1.

Steve Bannon leaves Trump's White House by 'mutual agreement'

18 Aug 2017 17:06

Steve Bannon

U.S. President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon's days in the administration are over by "mutual agreement," the White House says.

Finland police investigating deadly mass stabbing in Turku

18 Aug 2017 15:26


Two people are dead and several wounded after a mass stabbing in Finland's western city of Turku that ended when police shot a man in the leg before detaining him.

What we know about the suspected Barcelona, Cambrils attackers

18 Aug 2017 10:26

barcelona suspect

Catalan police released the photos and names of four people Friday suspected of being connected to the deadly attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, but a full picture of exactly how they were connected and how many of them were among the attackers killed in a shootout with police in Cambrils was still emerging.

Distancing himself from The Rebel might be a defining moment for Scheer and his party

18 Aug 2017 09:00


Andrew Scheer might be asked what took him so long. But putting some distance between himself and The Rebel might be a defining moment for Scheer and the party he leads.

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