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North Korea threatens strikes on U.S. amid Sony hacking claims
U.S. President Barack Obama is "recklessly" spreading rumours of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures, North Korea says, as it warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and "the whole U.S. mainland, that cesspool of terrorism."
U.S. and Cuba seek to normalize relations
American officials say the U.S. and Cuba will start talks to normalize full diplomatic relations as part of the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in decades. CBCNews.ca will livestream President Barack Obama's statement at
Ottawa's ads called a pre-election campaign funded by taxpayers
Critics say the federal government's current multimillion-dollar taxpayer-funded ad campaigns to promote tax savings and Canada's 150th anniversary appear timed for one main goal: to get Canadians to vote Conservative in the next federal election in Octob
Government defends foreign property ‘fire sale’
The federal government is unloading scores of high-end properties around the world, from the former ambassador’s residence in Oslo, which recently sold for $12.5-million, to the former consul-general’s residence in Denver, now on the market for $1.7-milli
Why is the Canadian Wheat Board opposed to a farmer-led bid'
As the Canadian Wheat Board fast-tracks a search for new capital, it's rejected a bid from Farmers of North America, a group of Canadian farmer-investors. What the board really wants is a large, international partner to help it compete in an open grains m
Ferguson aftermath: Protests in Toronto, Ottawa spark debate
A suggestion that white and non-black protesters limit their visibility and "stand behind black folks" at protests Tuesday in Ottawa and Toronto against the fatal shooting of a black teen in Ferguson, Mo., has sparked a heated debate on social media.
Auditor general report findings downplayed by Stephen Harper
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has downplayed concerns over the contents of today's auditor general report, which includes a chapter on whether Veterans Affairs Canada provided ex-soldiers with timely access to mental health services and benefits. CBCNews.
Democrats: Vote or we’ll kick your ass
The New York State Democratic Committee is bullying people into voting next week with intimidating letters warning that it can easily find out which slackers fail to cast a ballot next Tuesday.
Dean Del Mastro found guilty in election spending case
A judge has found Peterborough, Ont., MP Dean Del Mastro is guilty of spending too much in the 2008 federal election and falsifying a document to cover it up. Del Mastro now faces the prospect of losing his seat in the House of Commons.
Vote proves PCs still know how to win, Wildrose doesn’t | video
The PCs call four byelections and win them all; the very thought would have seemed absurd only a few months ago.
But they did it. Full credit has to go to Premier Jim Prentice, who has revived the PC brand to a level few thought would ever be attained ag
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