Gale Gulbe

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Online Privacy: Supreme Court Says Warrant Needed For Internet Info

OTTAWA — Police need a search warrant to get information from Internet service providers about their subscribers' identities when they are under …

Iraq crisis: Islamists force 500,000 to flee Mosul

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Middle East

Afghan election front-runner escapes assassination attempt

KABUL (Reuters) - Abdullah Abdullah, front-runner in Afghanistan’s presidential election, escaped assassination on Friday when two bombs blew up outside a hotel where he had just staged a rally, killing six people.<p>Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah arrives to attend an election …

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Baghdad car bombs kill 60; militants storm Ramadi university

BAGHDAD/RAMADI Iraq (Reuters) - A wave of car bombs exploded across Baghdad on Saturday, killing more than 60 people, and militants stormed a university campus in western Iraq, security and medical sources said.<p>In total, there were a dozen blasts in mainly Shi’ite districts of the capital, the …

Islam

Harper's Anti-Cyberbullying Bill Criticized By Global Tech Companies

An industry group that represents more than 30 of the world’s most prominent tech and internet companies has criticized the Harper government’s …

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What the election means for Ontario’s universities

For an element that accounts for more than $3.5-billion of spending in Ontario's budget, university education has been strangely absent from the Ontario election campaign so far.<p>Yes, Tim Hudak has promised to repeal the 30 per cent tuition grant that is available for students whose families make up …

Vladimir Putin’s fifth column in the West

When Russian President Vladimir Putin uses military force to menace Ukraine's democracy and seize chunks of its territory, when he uses authoritarian laws to crack down on homosexuals and minorities and imprison dissidents, there are those among us, including a record number of elected politicians, …

It’s a pity Canadians aren’t watching Borgen

As the board, brass and programmers of the CBC contemplate once again the future of the corporation, they should think of <i>Borgen</i>.<p>Against all odds, <i>Borgen</i> has become a worldwide phenomenon – a Danish television series about, of all things, Danish politics.<p>Denmark is an admirable country, but it has …

Colombia's FARC declare poll ceasefire, take a swipe at Zuluaga

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s leftist FARC rebels declared a ceasefire on Saturday for a three-week period covering a tight presidential election race on June 15, campaigning for which has centered on how to end five decades of war with the guerrilla group.<p>Colombian presidential candidate Oscar …

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Who really speaks for sex workers?

Who could forget Xaviera Hollander, also known as the Happy Hooker?<p>She was a leading pop-culture fixture of the 1970s, single-handedly reinventing our idea of prostitution. She was nobody's victim – she was empowered! She was in charge! She loved her work! Along with Hugh Hefner, her message was …

Iqaluit 'Dumpcano' Forces School Closures, Prompts Health Warning

IQALUIT, Nunavut - An unquenchable fire that has been smouldering for weeks deep within the bowels of Iqaluit's garbage dump has now forced the …

A spectacular fossil find in China — a prehistoric egg extravaganza from 120 million years ago — is providing unique insight into the lifestyle and gender differences of pterosaurs, the flying reptiles that lived alongside the dinosaurs: http://cbc.sh/cKIWW3O Until now, only four pterosaur eggs had ever been found, and all were flattened during the process of fossilization. Learn more about the newly discovered fossil now at CBCNews.ca

Ditch the guidebook: here's how to really unlock a city’s secrets

Need a little spontaneity in your life? Exploring a destination on the fly does not need to mean making do with a superficial understanding of the place. It can be a great opportunity to whet one's appetite for a return visit, or to discover a place from a perspective most visitors don't see.<p>Here …

Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf at centre of fresh controversy

<b>[Sean Prpick is a journalist and freelance writer based in Regina. His audio documentary for CBC radio's Ideas, The Struggle Over Mein Kampf - airing</b> …

Toronto Named World's Most Intelligent Community in 2014 'Despite' Rob Ford

Amazing things happen when Rob Ford is tucked away in rehab.<p>Like this, for example: The Intelligent Community Forum this week named Toronto as the …

Italy's singing nun wins 'Voice' competition

MILAN (AP) — A nun who became an Internet star for her unadorned pop song performances in full habit triumphed at Italy's version of musical …

UK law introduces life sentence for cybercriminals

The Computer Misuse Act 1990 is to be amended to make sure that hackers that launch serious attacks, such as those on critical infrastructure, could …

Tiananmen: Haunting Before And After Pictures Show Square 25 Years On

As the world marks a quarter of a century since Tiananmen Square was turned into a bloodbath, these powerful before and after pictures show the true …

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Burma's new species showcased by World Wildlife Fund

A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-coloured skin and a ginger plant are among more than …

Darren Aronofsky Will Adapt Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake Trilogy For HBO

Photo: Courtesy of Random House.<p>Get ready for the Waterless Flood.<p>HBO announced that it's tapped <i>Black Swan</i> director Darren Aronofsky to helm …

Portraits of people living on a dollar a day – in pictures

More than a billion people around the world subsist on a dollar a day, or less. The reasons differ but the day-to-day hardship of their lives are very similar. A book by Thomas A Nazario, founder of the International Organisation, documents the circumstances of those living in extreme poverty …