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North Korea issues new threats amid missile launch speculation
North Korea delivers a fresh round of rhetoric with claims it had powerful striking means on standby for a launch, while Seoul and Washington speculate that the country is preparing to test a medium-range missile during upcoming national celebrations.
Creature Combined Human, Ape Traits
Deepening the mystery of human origins, researchers offered the most complete view yet of a puzzling forerunner of humankind that was a collage of primitive and modern anatomy.
Flood risk rises for some Manitoba rivers
The Manitoba government's latest spring flood forecast raises the risk of flooding in the Assiniboine River and some other waterways, but the Red River's flood risk is unchanged.
South Korea blames North Korea for cyberattack
North Korea was responsible for a cyberattack that shut down tens of thousands of computers and servers at South Korean broadcasters and banks last month, officials in Seoul say, noting that an initial investigation pointed to a military-run spy agency as
Porter aims to become Canada's 3rd national airline
Porter Airlines confirmed today it plans to buy up to 30 CS100 jets from Montreal-based Bombardier, which would expand the regional carrier's reach from coast to coast, and take direct aim at Air Canada and WestJet.
Ottawa signals an about-face on danger-pay cut
The Prime Minister's Office said Wednesday it intends to reverse a cut in danger pay for Canadian Forces personnel serving in Afghanistan, though it later clarified its statements to say it had asked officials to re-examine the move.
Prospect of North Korea missile launch 'considerably high'
The prospect of a North Korean missile launch is considerably high, South Korea's foreign minister tells lawmakers as Pyongyang prepared to mark the April 15 birthday of its founder, historically a time when it seeks to draw the world's attention.
Radarsat-1 down: Canada's eye in the sky blinks out
A “technical anomaly” appears to have knocked out Canada’s Radarsat-1 satellite, which has been beaming images of everything from Arctic ice to oil spills down to Earth for almost 18 years.
The satellite, which gathered detailed images day and night, t
Alberta's carbon-tax windfall dilemma
Alberta’s proposal to dramatically increase its carbon tax on large industrial emitters stands to generate hundreds of millions of dollars per year in new revenues that could be used to help slash emissions.
But as the province contemplates the much st
These Canadian hospitals earned top grade in CBC report card
A sweeping initiative by the CBC gives Canadians a look inside their hospitals for the first time. Rate My Hospital gives you unprecedented access to information about hospitals across the country and the opportunity to rate and compare your own hospital.
NDP MP criticized Vimy Ridge battle
OTTAWA -- A New Democrat MP's writings that praise communist activists and criticize Canada's participation in the First World War have sparked outrage
Montana man wants refund after dog eats $500
A Montana man whose 12-year-old golden retriever ate five $100 bills hopes to be reimbursed by the federal government after picking through the animal's droppings for pieces of the money.
Disney star Annette Funicello dies at 70
Annette Funicello, the family-friendly actress and singer known for her time with Disney's Mousketeers and in the Beach Party films of the 1960s, has died at the age of 70.
Britain's "Iron Lady" Margaret Thatcher dies
From Yahoo! News Canada: LONDON (Reuters) - Margaret Thatcher, the "Iron Lady" who dominated British politics for two decades, died on Monday following a stroke, a spokesman for her family said. She was 87. Britain's only woman prime minister, the tough,
Milos Raonic sends Canada to historic Davis Cup semifinals
It wasn't easy, but in the end Milos Raonic delivered. The Canadian made history on Sunday after defeating Italy's Andreas Seppi 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 during the Davis Cup quarter-finals in Vancouver. The victory puts Canada in its first-ever Davis Cup semif
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