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  • South Africa Cape Town Drought

    The National Today Cape Town water supply near 'point of no return' as reservoirs run dry

    by Jonathon Gatehouse

    A deeper dive into the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse.

    Posted: Jan 18, 2018 1:26 PM ETvideo
  • NORTHKOREA-POLITICS/

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

    by Saša Petricic

    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.

    Posted: Jan 18, 2018 10:43 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018 12:22 PM ET
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    Analysis To end 'whining and moaning' over Brexit, Nigel Farage proposes referendum re-do

    by Margaret Evans

    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.

    Posted: Jan 18, 2018 10:13 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018 5:55 PM ET
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  • Amazon Whole Foods

    Toronto makes cut of top 20 cities vying to be Amazon's 2nd headquarters

    Toronto is the only Canadian city to make the list of the top 20 cities that Amazon is considering for its second headquarters.

    Posted: Jan 18, 2018 9:49 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018 1:53 PM ET
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  • Pipeline Economics

    Updated Keystone XL pipeline has strong commercial support, TransCanada says

    by Ian Bickis

    TransCanada Corp. says it has confirmed strong commercial support for its controversial Keystone XL pipeline.

    Posted: Jan 18, 2018 9:39 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018 8:59 PM ET
  • MUSIC Junos Hall of Fame

    Barenaked Together: Steven Page to join Barenaked Ladies for Music Hall of Fame induction

    ​Barenaked Ladies aren't getting back together with Steven Page, but for a few minutes at the Juno Awards it might almost feel that way.

    Posted: Jan 18, 2018 8:36 AM ETreadcomments
  • california accused shackled children

    California couple plead not guilty to torturing children, bail set at $12M each

    Prosecutors say 13 malnourished siblings found in captivity in California were shackled as punishment. Their parents have pleaded not guilty in court to numerous charges that they tortured and abused their children for years.

    Posted: Jan 18, 2018 7:09 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018 6:17 PM ET
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  • Concordia Sex Assault Warning 20171114

    Exclusive Another Concordia creative writing prof faces harassment allegations from former students

    by Steve Rukavina, Kate McKenna

    At least two former students in the creative writing program at Concordia University in Montreal have filed formal complaints of sexual harassment against a professor who remains in the English Department, CBC News has learned.

    Posted: Jan 18, 2018 5:30 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018 12:19 PM ET
  • Government Surveillance

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

    U.S. President Donald Trump revealed his promised "Fake News Awards" late Wednesday, continuing his assault on American media while claiming on Twitter that there is "lots of GOOD NEWS for the American people to be proud of!"

    Posted: Jan 18, 2018 5:29 AM ET
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    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.

    Posted: Jan 18, 2018 4:25 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018 6:15 AM ET
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  • Weed strains: Marijuana marketing - spin or science?

    Wednesday January 17, 2018

    Video Weed strains: Marijuana marketing - spin or science?

    When it comes to cannabis, there are a wide variety of weed strains to choose from — but is it all marketing spin or is there actual science behind the development of each strain? With the legalization of recreational marijuana on the horizon, it will be important for people to know what's in their weed

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  • Does Canada need a loneliness strategy?

    Wednesday January 17, 2018

    Video Does Canada need a loneliness strategy?

    Does Canada need a loneliness strategy? Britain recently appointed a cabinet minister to try and find a solution for an increasing number of people who say they're lonely. About 200,000 seniors in the U.K. say they haven't had a conversation with a friend or relative in more than a month. Manitoba has a minister responsible for ensuring that seniors stay engaged socially, but as of right now, there's no national strategy when it comes to helping those who feel lonely

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  • Hassan Diab: 'Justice has finally prevailed'

    Wednesday January 17, 2018

    Video Hassan Diab: 'Justice has finally prevailed'

    Hassan Diab, the Canadian professor who spent more than three years in France in solitary confinement, says justice has finally prevailed. Canada agreed on extradite Diab to France after investigators in that country linked him to the fatal 1980 bombing of a Paris synagogue. Diab's charges were recently dropped, and he was allowed to return home. He says he won't accept compensation that French law says is owed to him, but Diab does want an inquiry into Canada's extradition law

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  • How to improve the role of women in business

    Wednesday January 17, 2018

    Video How to improve the role of women in business

    Recommendations have been made on how to improve women’s role in business and enable them to grow. It's been the focus of a council of female business leaders, set up last year by U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The council's first report has been released, and two of its members are urging both the Canadian and U.S. governments to adopt its recommendations

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  • Popular pill for morning sickness doesn't work

    Wednesday January 17, 2018

    Video Popular pill for morning sickness doesn't work

    A popular pill prescribed for morning sickness doesn't work, according to data analyzed by a Toronto doctor. Diclectin is often recommended as a treatment for women suffering from nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. In Canada, doctors write 300,000 prescriptions for the pill each year. When a Toronto doctor was asked if the pill actually works, he reanalyzed data from an old clinical trial and found no evidence that the pill was effective

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