Guard kills US doctors in Kabul hospital

Al Jazeera - 23 min 9 sec ago
A police guard opens fire at an international hospital in Afghanistan's capital, killing at least three Americans.

Ukraine forces move in on rebel stronghold

Al Jazeera - 31 min 40 sec ago
Government reports up to five "terrorists" die as soldiers storm checkpoints and set up new positions around Slovyansk.

India votes on second biggest polling day

Al Jazeera - 38 min 9 sec ago
Eleven states and a union territory voting for 117 seats in the Lok Sabha parliamentary elections.

Dallas shock Spurs to draw level

Al Jazeera - 1 hour 8 min ago
Spurs' Gregg Popovich receives third Coach of the Year trophy but Dallas win to even the Western Conference series.

Obama backs Japan in islands row with China

Al Jazeera - 1 hour 10 min ago
US president says islands at centre of Sino-Japanese dispute are Japanese and fall under terms of US-Japan defence pact.

S Sudan rebels say closing in on oil fields

Al Jazeera - 1 hour 20 min ago
Riek Machar's fighters claim to be closing in on two state capitals and predict collapse of Salva Kiir's government.

New MERS deaths reported in Saudi Arabia

Al Jazeera - 1 hour 32 min ago
Total number of victims in the kingdom since September 2012 reaches 83, with most new cases in Riyadh and Jeddah.

Modi files nomination from Indian temple city

Al Jazeera - 2 hours 16 min ago
Opposition BJP's PM candidate, who is also contesting from Vadodara, files nomination papers from Varanasi.

Ukraine rivals clash as US blames Russia

Al Jazeera - 2 hours 22 min ago
Confrontations reported by Kiev government as US president accuses Russia of going against spirit of Geneva deal.

How medical marijuana growers make sure they're selling quality pot

CBC Canadian News - 3 hours 35 sec ago

The recent voluntary recall of medical marijuana from a B.C. producer highlights the growing pains of a burgeoning industry coming to grips with a whole new regulatory process.

Greg Weston: If Supreme Court nixes Senate reform, is referendum next?

CBC Canadian News - 3 hours 35 sec ago

Unless the Supreme Court is in a mood to deliver shock and awe on Friday, history and a legion of experts suggest the noble cause of Senate reform will probably continue down the same long, futile road that has challenged its proponents almost since Confederation.

Why didn't Revenue Canada act sooner to counter the Heartbleed bug?

CBC Canadian News - 3 hours 35 sec ago

Even with the arrest last week of an alleged culprit in the theft of the private data of about 900 Canadians, the taxman is still unwilling or unable to say why it didn't act faster to prevent an attack on its web servers that exploited the Heartbleed software bug. Was ignorance, a failure to act or braggadocio to blame?

Pakistan jets attack rebel border bases

Al Jazeera - 3 hours 10 min ago
Operation near Afghanistan border comes as government attempts to re-engage Pakistani Taliban in peace talks.

Security Council must act on Syria: UN chief

Al Jazeera - 6 hours 8 min ago
Ban Ki-moon says failure of warring parties to provide access is flagrant violation of international humanitarian law.

US: Russia failing to abide by Ukraine deal

Al Jazeera - 6 hours 10 min ago
President Obama says Moscow goes against spirit of Geneva agreement, and that he is considering new sanctions.

UK asks Muslim women to help curb Syria trips

Al Jazeera - 6 hours 30 min ago
Police reach out to wives, mothers and sisters in drive to stop young British men travelling to and fighting in Syria.

China frees Japanese cargo ship in $28m deal

Al Jazeera - 6 hours 30 min ago
Seizure, relating to unpaid compensation for Chinese ships leased in 1936, sparked Japanese formal diplomatic complaint.

Russia tells Ukraine to pull back troops

Al Jazeera - 7 hours 11 min ago
Moscow insists that Kiev pull back its troops from eastern Ukraine, as it accuses Washington of distorting Geneva pact.

6.6 magnitude quake strikes off B.C. coast

CBC Canadian News - April 23, 2014 - 11:31pm

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday night shortly aftter 8 p.m. PT. The epicentre was located 40 kilometres southwest of Port Alice, according to the Pacific Tsunami Information Centre.

Good Samaritan gives shoes off his feet to bus passenger

CBC Canadian News - April 23, 2014 - 11:11pm

An off duty Coast Mountain bus driver says it was a bus ride he'll never forget after he saw a stranger give the shoes off his feet to a passenger who had none last Saturday.

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