Coyotes pounce on man who crashed electric scooter into one of them on Stanley Park seawall | CBC News

Coyotes pounce on man who crashed electric scooter into one of them on Stanley Park seawall | CBC News
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Summary: A 44-year-old man riding his electric scooter through Stanley Park late Sunday crashed into a coyote, according to police.
Sentiment: negative
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What the jury will consider as it deliberates fate of ex-police officer charged with killing George Floyd | CBC News

What the jury will consider as it deliberates fate of ex-police officer charged with killing George Floyd | CBC News
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Summary: Did former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin act reasonably and within his authority when he applied force during the arrest of George Floyd? And did those actions, including his knee pressed on the neck and back of the 46-year-old Black man, result in his death? These are the two main questions jurors in Chauvin's murder trial will have to answer.
Sentiment: negative
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Union alleges Amazon interfered with failed vote by threatening layoffs at Alabama warehouse | CBC News

Union alleges Amazon interfered with failed vote by threatening layoffs at Alabama warehouse | CBC News
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Summary: The retail union that failed to organize Amazon workers at an Alabama warehouse wants the results of a recent vote to be thrown out, saying that the company illegally interfered with the process.
Sentiment: negative
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European soccer in turmoil as 12 top clubs launch breakaway Super League | CBC Sports

European soccer in turmoil as 12 top clubs launch breakaway Super League | CBC Sports
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Summary: Players at the 12 clubs setting up their own Super League could be banned from this year's European Championship and next year's World Cup, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said Monday.
Sentiment: positive
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U.S. Capitol police officer who was hurt during Jan. 6 siege died of stroke: medical examiner | CBC News

U.S. Capitol police officer who was hurt during Jan. 6 siege died of stroke: medical examiner | CBC News
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Summary: U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who was injured while confronting rioters during the Jan. 6 raid on the Capitol, suffered a stroke and died from natural causes, the Washington, D.C., medical examiner's office ruled Monday, a finding that lessens the chances that anyone will be charged in his death.
Sentiment: negative
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Driverless Tesla crashes into tree killing 2, Texas authorities say | CBC News

Driverless Tesla crashes into tree killing 2, Texas authorities say | CBC News
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Summary: Two U.S. federal agencies are sending teams to investigate the fatal crash of a Tesla vehicle near Houston, Texas, in which local authorities say no one was behind the wheel.
Sentiment: negative
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Airlines, families elated by new Australia-New Zealand travel bubble | CBC News

Airlines, families elated by new Australia-New Zealand travel bubble | CBC News
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Summary: The start of quarantine-free travel between Australia and New Zealand is a long time coming for families who have been separated by the coronavirus pandemic as well as to struggling tourism operators.
Sentiment: positive
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Peaky Blinders, Harry Potter actor Helen McCrory dead at 52 | CBC News

Peaky Blinders, Harry Potter actor Helen McCrory dead at 52 | CBC News
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: Britain's Helen McCrory, who starred in Harry Potter films and the TV series Peaky Blinders, has died after a battle with cancer, her husband, actor Damian Lewis, said on Twitter Friday. She was 52.
Sentiment: positive
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OPINION | Bold national climate targets matter, but real climate action matters more | CBC News

OPINION | Bold national climate targets matter, but real climate action matters more | CBC News
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Summary: When it comes to climate policy, clean infrastructure investments are necessary but most emission reductions will come from a combination of carbon pricing and regulations, such as fuel, vehicle and power standards, write Merran Smith and Sarah Petrevan.
Sentiment: positive
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Biden calls a halt to America's war in Afghanistan — but it's a long way from over | CBC News

Biden calls a halt to America's war in Afghanistan — but it's a long way from over | CBC News
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Summary: Saying it was "time to end America's longest war" after two decades, U.S. President Joe Biden has announced his country's pending military withdrawal from Afghanistan. For Americans, the war will soon end. For Afghans, however, it will continue — and may even get worse.
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Ontario government rejects NDP paid sick-day motion | CBC News

Ontario government rejects NDP paid sick-day motion | CBC News
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Summary: The Ontario government voted against a series of Opposition motions aimed at supporting essential workers on Monday, including one that sought to create a provincial paid sick-leave program. Advocates have been calling on Doug Ford's government to bring in paid sick leave for months.
Sentiment: positive
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Polluted coastlines: How a diver reinvented his career to clean up N.L.'s harbours | CBC News

Polluted coastlines: How a diver reinvented his career to clean up N.L.'s harbours | CBC News
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Summary: Shawn Bath switched his underwater focus after experiencing an epiphany about the state of Newfoundland and Labrador's shorelines. As Andie Bulman writes, his work is the subject of a new documentary.
Sentiment: negative
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Castro era ending in Cuba as Raúl announces resignation | CBC News

Castro era ending in Cuba as Raúl announces resignation | CBC News
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Summary: Raúl Castro confirmed he was handing over the leadership of Cuba's all-powerful Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by him and his brother, Fidel Castro, that began with the 1959 revolution.
Sentiment: positive
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Imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny 'could die at any moment,' says doctor | CBC News

Imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny 'could die at any moment,' says doctor | CBC News
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Summary: Dr. Yaroslav Ashikhmin said Saturday that test results he received from Navalny's family show him with sharply elevated levels of potassium, which can bring on cardiac arrest, and heightened creatinine levels that indicate impaired kidneys.
Sentiment: negative
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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai gets 14 months in prison for unauthorized assembly | CBC News

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai gets 14 months in prison for unauthorized assembly | CBC News
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Summary: A Hong Kong court on Friday sentenced five leading pro-democracy advocates, including media tycoon Jimmy Lai, to 14 months in prison for organizing and participating in a massive march during 2019 anti-government protests that triggered an overwhelming crackdown from Beijing.
Sentiment: negative
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U.S. safety regulator issues warning about Peloton's Tread+ treadmill | CBC News

U.S. safety regulator issues warning about Peloton's Tread+ treadmill | CBC News
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Summary: U.S. safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and nearly 40 others were injured.
Sentiment: negative
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MIT researchers turn spider webs into musical forms

MIT researchers turn spider webs into musical forms
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Summary: Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology put spider web formations through computer algorithms, creating melodic tones, chords and dissonant harmonies.
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Russia to expel 10 U.S. diplomats in response to sanctions | CBC News

Russia to expel 10 U.S. diplomats in response to sanctions | CBC News
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: Russia said it would expel 10 U.S. diplomats and take other retaliatory moves in a tense showdown with Washington in response to a barrage of new U.S. sanctions.
Sentiment: negative
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At least 11 killed, dozens injured in Egypt passenger train derailment | CBC News

At least 11 killed, dozens injured in Egypt passenger train derailment | CBC News
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Summary: Egyptian authorities say at least 11 people have been killed and almost 100 others injured in a passenger train derailment north of Cairo.
Sentiment: negative
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8 killed in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility identified | CBC News

8 killed in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility identified | CBC News
Added a day ago
Summary: Coroners released the names of the eight victims killed by a gunman who opened fire at people in the parking lot of a FedEx facility.
Sentiment: negative
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Iran nuclear chief says 60% uranium enrichment started at Natanz site | CBC News

Iran nuclear chief says 60% uranium enrichment started at Natanz site | CBC News
Added a day ago
Summary: Iran has begun 60 per cent uranium enrichment at its Natanz plant, the country's nuclear chief said on Friday, days after an explosion at the site that Tehran blamed on Israel.
Sentiment: negative
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Chauvin trial highlights and takeaways

Chauvin trial highlights and takeaways
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Summary: CBC's Susan Ormiston takes a look back at 14 days of testimony at the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged with killing George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man who died after Chauvin pinned him to the ground by kneeling on his back and neck for about nine minutes while two other officers held him down.
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With more than 1 COVID-19 vaccine dose per adult in some states, U.S. is more worried about demand than supply | CBC News

With more than 1 COVID-19 vaccine dose per adult in some states, U.S. is more worried about demand than supply | CBC News
Added a day ago
Summary: With some U.S. states now boasting more than one dose of COVID-19 vaccine for every adult, the newest concern involves demand: Will enough Americans get shots to achieve herd immunity?
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MP William Amos speaks out: Leaked naked photo sends message 'anything goes' in politics | CBC News

MP William Amos speaks out: Leaked naked photo sends message 'anything goes' in politics | CBC News
Added a day ago
Summary: The Liberal MP who inadvertently flashed his parliamentary colleagues says the fact that a screenshot of him in the nude was leaked to the media sends a troubling message about the corrosive state of politics in Canada.
Sentiment: negative
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Beekeeper turned spymaster searches for Iraq's missing Yazidis | CBC News

Beekeeper turned spymaster searches for Iraq's missing Yazidis | CBC News
Added a day ago
Summary: Seven years after Yazidi women and children were kidnapped and enslaved by the Islamic State in Iraq, thousands are still missing. Abdullah Shrem has built a secret network of cigarette smugglers and willing helpers who are risking their lives to find and liberate them.
Sentiment: negative
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Former Minnesota police officer who shot Daunte Wright during traffic stop makes 1st court appearance | CBC News

Former Minnesota police officer who shot Daunte Wright during traffic stop makes 1st court appearance | CBC News
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The former Minnesota police officer charged with the shooting death of a Black man during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center made her first court appearance Thursday. Kim Potter is charged with second-degree manslaughter.
Sentiment: negative
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What might be behind Putin's latest confrontation with Ukraine | CBC News

What might be behind Putin's latest confrontation with Ukraine | CBC News
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Russia has reportedly sent thousands of troops to the border areas with Ukraine, worrying some that it may be poised for another invasion. The prospect of a summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin has cooled temperatures for now - but maybe not for long.
Sentiment: negative
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Ontario setting up checkpoints at borders with Manitoba and Quebec to limit entry amid surge of COVID-19 cases | CBC News

Ontario setting up checkpoints at borders with Manitoba and Quebec to limit entry amid surge of COVID-19 cases | CBC News
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Ontario Premier Doug Ford said his province is "losing the battle between the variants and vaccines," as his government introduced new pandemic-mitigation measures Friday that included extending a stay-at-home order and limiting interprovincial travel with Manitoba and Quebec.
Sentiment: negative
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Moderna slashing vaccine deliveries to Canada, but Pfizer steps up with 8 million more doses | CBC News

Moderna slashing vaccine deliveries to Canada, but Pfizer steps up with 8 million more doses | CBC News
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Moderna will send far fewer COVID-19 shots to Canada this month than originally planned as the company grapples with production issues at its facilities in Europe. But its main competitor, Pfizer, has said it will send millions more doses to Canada in May, June and beyond — a commitment that will more than cover the shortfall from Moderna.
Sentiment: positive
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U.S. preparing for COVID-19 booster shots, as Pfizer chief says 3rd dose 'likely' needed | CBC News

U.S. preparing for COVID-19 booster shots, as Pfizer chief says 3rd dose 'likely' needed | CBC News
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The United States is preparing for the possibility that a booster shot will be needed between nine to 12 months after people are initially vaccinated against COVID-19, a White House official said on Thursday.
Sentiment: negative
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Canadian in St. Vincent on the crisis after volcanic eruption

Canadian in St. Vincent on the crisis after volcanic eruption
Added 3 days ago
Summary: 'It's crisis upon crisis,' says Canadian/Vincentian lawyer Louise Mitchell about the conditions in St. Vincent and the Grenadines after the volcanic eruption of La Soufrière that filled the sky with ash and displaced thousands of people.
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Kitchener mom's book on diversity inspired by bullied 5-year-old, who says 'all colours are beautiful' | CBC News

Kitchener mom's book on diversity inspired by bullied 5-year-old, who says 'all colours are beautiful' | CBC News
Added 4 days ago
Summary: A Kitchener, Ont., education assistant says she wants to make a positive impact with her new book about diversity and inclusion that was inspired by the bullying of her five-year-old daughter, who's one of the characters in Black, Brown or White: We All Feel.
Sentiment: positive
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Liberal MP apologizes after appearing naked on House of Commons video feed | CBC News

Liberal MP apologizes after appearing naked on House of Commons video feed | CBC News
Added 4 days ago
Summary: A Quebec Liberal MP is apologizing after he was seen naked on a video screen while MPs participated in a hybrid parliamentary session.
Sentiment: negative
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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday | CBC News

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Health officials in Nunavut reported the territory's first confirmed case of COVID-19 in weeks on Wednesday, while Yukon's top doctor said that the P1 variant of concern has been detected in the territory.
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George Floyd's manner of death should be 'undetermined,' not homicide, pathologist testifies at Chauvin trial | CBC News

George Floyd's manner of death should be 'undetermined,' not homicide, pathologist testifies at Chauvin trial | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: George Floyd died from a cardiac arrhythmia as a result of his heart disease — with drugs along with carbon monoxide poisoning as contributing factors — and his death should be classified as "undetermined," a retired forensic pathologist testified Wednesday at the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
Sentiment: negative
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Toronto real estate board dropping 'master bedroom' term | CBC News

Toronto real estate board dropping 'master bedroom' term | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The word "master" is often seen as a reference to racism, sexism and slavery.
Sentiment: negative
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Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter in shooting of Black man | CBC News

Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter in shooting of Black man | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Kim Potter, a police officer in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop, was charged with second-degree manslaughter on Wednesday.
Sentiment: negative
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Broad missteps left Capitol Police unprepared for Jan. 6 riot, internal report finds | CBC News

Broad missteps left Capitol Police unprepared for Jan. 6 riot, internal report finds | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: A blistering internal report by the U.S. Capitol Police describes a multitude of missteps that left the force unprepared for the Jan. 6 insurrection — riot shields that shattered upon impact, expired weapons that couldn't be used, inadequate training and an intelligence division that had few set standards.
Sentiment: negative
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Liberal MP apologizes after appearing naked on House of Commons video feed | CBC News

Liberal MP apologizes after appearing naked on House of Commons video feed | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: A Quebec Liberal MP is apologizing after he was seen naked on a video screen while MPs participated in a hybrid parliamentary session.
Sentiment: negative
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After getting stuck in Suez Canal, the Ever Given is now stuck in Egypt — until it pays its $900M bill | CBC News

After getting stuck in Suez Canal, the Ever Given is now stuck in Egypt — until it pays its $900M bill | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Egyptian authorities impounded a massive cargo vessel that blocked the Suez Canal last month amid a financial dispute with its owner, the canal chief and a judicial official said Tuesday.
Sentiment: negative
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100 days out, Tokyo's planning a different kind of Olympics | CBC Sports

100 days out, Tokyo's planning a different kind of Olympics | CBC Sports
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to open in 100 days on July 23. But instead of a global spectacle, these Games will be all about restrictions and protocols to protect the health and safety of athletes and those around them.
Sentiment: positive
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Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter in shooting of Black man | CBC News

Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter in shooting of Black man | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Kim Potter, a police officer in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop, was charged with second-degree manslaughter on Wednesday.
Sentiment: negative
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Derek Chauvin justified in his use of force against George Floyd, witness tells murder trial | CBC News

Derek Chauvin justified in his use of force against George Floyd, witness tells murder trial | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was justified in using his knees to pin down George Floyd, a use-of-force expert testified on Tuesday, contradicting testimony by former and current city police officers who said Chauvin's actions violated policy and were excessive.
Sentiment: negative
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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on April 13 | CBC News

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on April 13 | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Quebec Premier Francois Legault announced Tuesday that the province is extending emergency measures for another week in three regions, until April 25, as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise.
Sentiment: negative
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U.S. recommends 'pause' for Johnson & Johnson vaccine in response to 6 clot reports | CBC News

U.S. recommends 'pause' for Johnson & Johnson vaccine in response to 6 clot reports | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: U.S. health officials are recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as they investigate six reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.
Sentiment: positive
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'He was a big Mama's boy': George Floyd's brother offers tearful testimony at Chauvin murder trial | CBC News

'He was a big Mama's boy': George Floyd's brother offers tearful testimony at Chauvin murder trial | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: As the prosecution wrapped up its case in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Monday, the court heard emotional testimony from the younger brother of George Floyd.
Sentiment: negative
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NASA prepares for a historic helicopter flight — on Mars | CBC News

NASA prepares for a historic helicopter flight — on Mars | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Roughly 278 million kilometres away, a small, 1.8 kilogram helicopter is waiting to take its place in the history books alongside the Wright Brothers. It will be the first aircraft to fly on another planet.
Sentiment: positive
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South Korea mulls court fight over Japan's plan to release contaminated Fukushima water | CBC News

South Korea mulls court fight over Japan's plan to release contaminated Fukushima water | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: South Korean President Moon Jae-in ordered officials on Wednesday to explore petitioning an international court over Japan's decision to release water from its Fukushima nuclear plant, his spokesman said, amid protests by fisheries and environmental groups.
Sentiment: negative
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Biden proposes summit with Putin amid tensions over military building along Ukraine's border | CBC News

Biden proposes summit with Putin amid tensions over military building along Ukraine's border | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: U.S. President Joe Biden proposed a summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a telephone call on Tuesday in which Biden voiced concern about a Russian military buildup on Ukraine's borders, the White House said.
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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday | CBC News

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The European Union will look to extend a contract to supply the bloc with Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, as European Commission president Usrula von der Leyen voiced confidence Wednesday in its role in the continent's battle against the pandemic.
Sentiment: positive
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Tiny kingdom of Bhutan vaccinates 93% of adults in 16 days | CBC News

Tiny kingdom of Bhutan vaccinates 93% of adults in 16 days | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: When plotted on a graph, the curve of Bhutan's COVID-19 vaccination drive shoots upwards from the first day, crossing Israel, the United States, Bahrain and other countries known for vaccinating people rapidly.
Sentiment: positive
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Canadian medical students in St. Vincent pull 'all-nighters' to help evacuees after volcano eruptions | CBC News

Canadian medical students in St. Vincent pull 'all-nighters' to help evacuees after volcano eruptions | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Claire Matlock went from handling final exams as a medical student in St. Vincent to helping people devastated by the La Soufrière volcano eruption — and the volunteer efforts of the Kitchener, Ont., resident and her friends have extended far beyond expectations.
Sentiment: positive
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U.S. weighs next steps for Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot amid reports of clotting | CBC News

U.S. weighs next steps for Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot amid reports of clotting | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: U.S. health officials are weighing next steps as they investigate a handful of unusual blood clots in people who received Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine — a one-dose shot that many countries were eagerly awaiting to help speed up virus protection.
Sentiment: positive
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Bernie Madoff, who orchestrated largest known Ponzi scheme in history, dead at 82 | CBC News

Bernie Madoff, who orchestrated largest known Ponzi scheme in history, dead at 82 | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Bernard "Bernie" Madoff, who was convicted for running the largest known Ponzi scheme in history, died on Wednesday in federal prison where he was serving a 150-year sentence, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons said. He was 82.
Sentiment: negative
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Coinbase goes public in march towards the mainstream | CBC News

Coinbase goes public in march towards the mainstream | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Coinbase shares jump in latest sign of the surge in interest and trading in bitcoin and other digital currencies.
Sentiment: positive
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Biden announces complete U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021 | CBC News

Biden announces complete U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021 | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will withdraw remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan, declaring that the Sept. 11 attacks "cannot explain" why American forces should still be there 20 years after the deadly assault on the United States.
Sentiment: negative
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Japan to start releasing treated radioactive water from Fukushima nuclear plant into sea in 2 years | CBC News

Japan to start releasing treated radioactive water from Fukushima nuclear plant into sea in 2 years | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Japan's government has decided to start releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean in two years.
Sentiment: positive
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Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Black man during traffic stop resigns | CBC News

Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Black man during traffic stop resigns | CBC News
Added 5 days ago
Summary: A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb and the city's chief of police both resigned Tuesday, moves that the mayor said he hoped would help heal the community and lead to reconciliation after two nights of protests and unrest.
Sentiment: negative
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U.K. conservationists striving to restore local oyster population

U.K. conservationists striving to restore local oyster population
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Wild Oysters Project is creating underwater nurseries around the U.K. coast hoping to bring back the native European oysters from the brink of extinction.
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Pfizer study suggests COVID-19 vaccine is safe, protective in younger teens | CBC News

Pfizer study suggests COVID-19 vaccine is safe, protective in younger teens | CBC News
Added 19 days ago
Summary: In a study of 2,260 U.S. volunteers ages 12 to 15, preliminary data showed there were no cases of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated adolescents compared to 18 cases among those given a placebo, Pfizer reported in a media release on Wednesday.
Sentiment: positive
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Suspect arrested on hate-crime charges in NYC attack on Filipino American woman | CBC News

Suspect arrested on hate-crime charges in NYC attack on Filipino American woman | CBC News
Added 19 days ago
Summary: A man was arrested on hate-crime and assault charges after a Filipino American woman was attacked near New York City's Times Square, police said early Wednesday.
Sentiment: negative
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Kyoto's earliest cherry blooms in 1,200 years point to climate change, says scientist | CBC News

Kyoto's earliest cherry blooms in 1,200 years point to climate change, says scientist | CBC News
Added 19 days ago
Summary: The famous pink cherry blossoms of Kyoto reached full bloom this year on March 26, the earliest date in the 12 centuries since records began, according to a Japanese university.
Sentiment: positive
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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday | CBC News

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday | CBC News
Added 19 days ago
Summary: French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday ordered France into its third national lockdown and said schools would close for three weeks as he sought to push back a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to overwhelm hospitals.
Sentiment: positive
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Here's who got the last 2 seats for the 1st all-civilian space flight | CBC News

Here's who got the last 2 seats for the 1st all-civilian space flight | CBC News
Added 19 days ago
Summary: A college science professor and an aerospace data analyst were named on Tuesday to round out a four-member crew for a SpaceX launch into orbit that's planned for later this year and billed as the first all-civilian space flight in history.
Sentiment: positive
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U.S. Justice Department investigating Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz over sexual relationship | CBC News

U.S. Justice Department investigating Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz over sexual relationship | CBC News
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, a prominent conservative in Congress and a close ally of former President Donald Trump, said Tuesday he is being investigated by the Justice Department over a former relationship but denied any criminal wrongdoing.
Sentiment: negative
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UBC's Okanagan campus launches Canada's 1st Indigenous language degree program | CBC News

UBC's Okanagan campus launches Canada's 1st Indigenous language degree program | CBC News
Added 20 days ago
Summary: This September, students who have completed a two-year diploma program in Nsyilxcn language fluency are eligible to enroll in UBCO's new Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency program.
Sentiment: positive
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Union group says documents show Alberta government prioritized Cargill plant operation over worker safety | CBC News

Union group says documents show Alberta government prioritized Cargill plant operation over worker safety | CBC News
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Internal Alberta Agriculture documents show the UCP government and health officials prioritized the continued operation of the Cargill meat-packing plant over worker safety even as infection rates skyrocketed, a union group and an academic expert say.
Sentiment: positive
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Potentially toxic masks distributed in schools and daycares in Quebec | CBC News

Potentially toxic masks distributed in schools and daycares in Quebec | CBC News
Added 20 days ago
Summary: One model of mask distributed to Quebec schools and daycares may be dangerous for the lungs as they contain a potentially toxic material, according to a directive sent out by the provincial government on Friday.
Sentiment: negative
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Georgia bill that loosens gun laws a 'slap in the face' after mass shooting, says senator | CBC Radio

Georgia bill that loosens gun laws a 'slap in the face' after mass shooting, says senator | CBC Radio
Added 20 days ago
Summary: "We've heard people from our community reaching out to us, asking us to please do something, please protect them," says Senator Michelle Au. "And instead, they decided to pass a law that loosens gun restrictions."
Sentiment: negative
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Filipina mom grateful for extraordinary act of kindness in small-town Alberta | CBC News

Filipina mom grateful for extraordinary act of kindness in small-town Alberta | CBC News
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Summary: When Dixie Marie Judilla became pregnant while a temporary foreign worker at an Alberta Dairy Queen, she thought she'd have to leave her child half a world away — until some unexpected help arrived.
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Rome's traffic cops return to work, and 'a little bit of life is back'

Rome's traffic cops return to work, and 'a little bit of life is back'
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Summary: The absence of traffic in one of Rome's busiest squares during the pandemic meant there was simply no need for traffic control. Now Romans hope the return of the city's iconic traffic "conductors" is a sign that things may soon start getting back normal.
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China sharply reduces elected seats in Hong Kong legislature | CBC News

China sharply reduces elected seats in Hong Kong legislature | CBC News
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Summary: China's top legislature approved amendments to Hong Kong's constitution on Tuesday that will give Beijing more control over the makeup of the city's legislature.
Sentiment: positive
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Canada pledges nearly $50M as UN seeks billions for Syrians' soaring humanitarian needs | CBC News

Canada pledges nearly $50M as UN seeks billions for Syrians' soaring humanitarian needs | CBC News
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Summary: The United Nations urged international donors to pledge up to $10 billion US ($12.6 billion Cdn) on Tuesday to help Syrians fleeing a decade of civil war in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, saying that the need for humanitarian support has never been so great.
Sentiment: positive
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What's happening with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine around the world | CBC News

What's happening with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine around the world | CBC News
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Summary: Canada's vaccine advisory committee on Monday recommended suspending the use of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine in Canadians under 55 because of safety concerns. Here's what's happening with the vaccine in other countries.
Sentiment: negative
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Moose Jaw, Sask., newspaper removes editorial comparing COVID-19 restrictions to Holocaust | CBC News

Moose Jaw, Sask., newspaper removes editorial comparing COVID-19 restrictions to Holocaust | CBC News
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Summary: The Moose Jaw Today newspaper in Moose Jaw, Sask., has removed an editorial it published comparing COVID-19 restrictions to the Holocaust.
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Off-duty firefighter 'was desperate' for police to let her aid George Floyd, court hears | CBC News

Off-duty firefighter 'was desperate' for police to let her aid George Floyd, court hears | CBC News
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Summary: A Minneapolis firefighter who saw George Floyd being pinned to the ground by police officers testified at the Derek Chauvin murder trial that she felt "totally distressed" that she was prevented from providing him medical aid. Chauvin is the former Minneapolis officer charged with killing Floyd.
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Drone captures Iceland volcano's lava show

Drone captures Iceland volcano's lava show
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Summary: Thousands of visitors have been drawn to a volcano on Iceland's Reykjanes Peninsula as it continues to spew out lava 10 days after erupting.
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G. Gordon Liddy, ex-FBI agent who helped orchestrate Watergate break-in, dead at 90 | CBC News

G. Gordon Liddy, ex-FBI agent who helped orchestrate Watergate break-in, dead at 90 | CBC News
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Summary: G. Gordon Liddy, a brash former FBI agent who helped orchestrate the 1972 Watergate break-in, a crime that began the unraveling of Richard Nixon's presidency, died on Tuesday, the Washington Post reported. He was 90.
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This British swan won't stop knocking on people's doors for hours on end | CBC Radio

This British swan won't stop knocking on people's doors for hours on end | CBC Radio
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Summary: Stephen Legg isn't sure if the swan that knocks on his door all day really likes him or really hates him.
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COVID-19 most likely derived from animal-to-human transmission: draft report of WHO-China study | CBC News

COVID-19 most likely derived from animal-to-human transmission: draft report of WHO-China study | CBC News
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Summary: A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is "extremely unlikely," according to a draft copy obtained by The Associated Press.
Sentiment: negative
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Denmark latest European soccer side to call for workers' rights in World Cup host Qatar | CBC Sports

Denmark latest European soccer side to call for workers' rights in World Cup host Qatar | CBC Sports
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Summary: Denmark became the latest European soccer team on Sunday to use World Cup qualifying games to direct attention to workers' rights in Qatar, which hosts the 2022 tournament.
Sentiment: positive
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'My instincts were telling me that something is wrong,' police dispatcher testifies at Chauvin murder trial | CBC News

'My instincts were telling me that something is wrong,' police dispatcher testifies at Chauvin murder trial | CBC News
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Summary: In opening statements of the Derek Chauvin murder trial, the prosecution and defence laid out their competing narratives. The state argued Chauvin killed George Floyd with unreasonable use of force, while Chauvin's lawyer said Floyd died from an underlying health condition and drugs in his system.
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Russian hackers found to have accessed email of U.S. Homeland Security head, cybersecurity staff | CBC News

Russian hackers found to have accessed email of U.S. Homeland Security head, cybersecurity staff | CBC News
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Summary: Suspected Russian hackers gained access to email accounts belonging to the Trump administration's head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and members of the department's cybersecurity staff whose jobs included hunting threats from foreign countries, The Associated Press has learned.
Sentiment: positive
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SpaceX sees another failed test of rocket that will take people to the moon | CBC News

SpaceX sees another failed test of rocket that will take people to the moon | CBC News
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Summary: It appears that SpaceX just can't stick the landing. The launch of the latest Starship, which CEO Elon Musk hopes will take humans to the moon or Mars in the near future, once again ended in another explosion, though it's unclear what happened.
Sentiment: positive
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Richest Czech man among 5 killed in Alaska helicopter crash | CBC News

Richest Czech man among 5 killed in Alaska helicopter crash | CBC News
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Summary: A contracted helicopter carrying guides and guests from a lodge on a heli-skiing trip in Alaska's backcountry crashed, killing the pilot and four others, including the Czech Republic's richest man.
Sentiment: negative
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China welcomes UN visit to Xinjiang, but opposes investigation | CBC News

China welcomes UN visit to Xinjiang, but opposes investigation | CBC News
Added 21 days ago
Summary: China would welcome a United Nations visit to Xinjiang Autonomous Region — the scene of what some nations have called a government campaign of genocide against the Uyghur minority — but Beijing is opposed to an "investigation with a presumption of guilt," a spokesperson for China's foreign ministry said.
Sentiment: negative
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Canada among nations calling for further, transparent COVID-19 origin probe after WHO report release | CBC News

Canada among nations calling for further, transparent COVID-19 origin probe after WHO report release | CBC News
Added 21 days ago
Summary: Canada, the United States and 12 other countries expressed concerns Tuesday that the released World Health Organization report on the origins of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was delayed and lacked access to complete data, according to a joint statement.
Sentiment: positive
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'We pulled it off' says CEO of ship salvaging firm that managed to clear the blocked Suez Canal | CBC News

'We pulled it off' says CEO of ship salvaging firm that managed to clear the blocked Suez Canal | CBC News
Added 21 days ago
Summary: Ship traffic through the Suez Canal has slowly resumed after salvage teams managed to move the 200,000-tonne container ship that had blocked all passage through the crucial waterway for nearly a week.
Sentiment: negative
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Arkansas passes bill banning doctors from providing some treatments to transgender youth | CBC News

Arkansas passes bill banning doctors from providing some treatments to transgender youth | CBC News
Added 21 days ago
Summary: Arkansas lawmakers passed a measure on Monday that could make the state the first in the country to prevent doctors from providing certain types of care to transgender youth, part of a wave of U.S legislation that would restrict transgender rights.
Sentiment: negative
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A tale of two Wakefields: British woman joins Quebec Facebook group by mistake, makes fast friends | CBC Radio

A tale of two Wakefields: British woman joins Quebec Facebook group by mistake, makes fast friends | CBC Radio
Added 21 days ago
Summary: Sue Perry was looking for a place on Facebook to give away an office chair and some books — but ended up making new friends from across the ocean.
Sentiment: positive
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Burdened by debt and unable to eke out a living, many farmers in India turn to suicide | CBC News

Burdened by debt and unable to eke out a living, many farmers in India turn to suicide | CBC News
Added 21 days ago
Summary: The suicide crisis among Indian farmers is deeply felt in the poorest districts in Punjab, which is often referred to as the country’s breadbasket, because of its rich soil and rice fields. Nearly every village here has had a string of suicides over the past few decades, but the problem is a national one, Salimah Shivji reports.
Sentiment: negative
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'Right now, I'm scared,' CDC head says as she warns of potential 4th pandemic surge in U.S. | CBC News

'Right now, I'm scared,' CDC head says as she warns of potential 4th pandemic surge in U.S. | CBC News
Added 21 days ago
Summary: U.S. officials issued what was intended to be a sobering warning Monday that the COVID-19 pandemic could get a lot worse. Their unusually emotional message carried obvious international implications, especially given that the U.S. has already vaccinated its citizens at a rate triple Canada's.
Sentiment: negative
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Prince Edward makes royal visit to Canada — pandemic-style | CBC News

Prince Edward makes royal visit to Canada — pandemic-style | CBC News
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Summary: Royal visits to Canada may be out of the question right now, but Prince Edward took to Zoom recently to check in virtually with Canadian Armed Forces reserve regiments that have him as their colonel-in-chief. The visit included a master warrant officer who joined in from a truck stop in Montana.
Sentiment: positive
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As marine traffic resumes in Suez, probe begins into how cargo ship became stuck | CBC News

As marine traffic resumes in Suez, probe begins into how cargo ship became stuck | CBC News
Added 21 days ago
Summary: Experts on Tuesday boarded a colossal container ship that had been stuck for nearly a week in the Suez Canal before it was freed as questions swirled about the grounding that had shaken the global shipping industry and clogged one of the world's most vital waterways.
Sentiment: negative
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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday | CBC News

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday | CBC News
Added 21 days ago
Summary: More than 20 heads of government and global agencies are calling for an international treaty for pandemic preparedness that they say will protect future generations. But there are few details to explain how such an agreement might actually force countries to act more co-operatively.
Sentiment: positive
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After a slow start, Canada's vaccine rollout is now a race against time | CBC News

After a slow start, Canada's vaccine rollout is now a race against time | CBC News
Added a month ago
Summary: Deliveries of vaccine doses to Canada have been ramping up in size and frequency. But due to the vaccination campaign's slow start — and the recent emergence of highly contagious virus variants — governments and public health officials are under enormous pressure to deliver first doses as swiftly as possible.
Sentiment: positive
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First major law of Biden era makes a big bet: that Americans want a broader safety net | CBC News

First major law of Biden era makes a big bet: that Americans want a broader safety net | CBC News
Added a month ago
Summary: The $1.9 trillion US stimulus bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday, the first major law passed in the Biden era, makes a big bet: that Americans want a broader safety net. It expands social programs, cuts poverty and pours rocket fuel on an already heating economy that will affect non-Americans, too.
Sentiment: positive
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10 years on, Japan mourns victims of deadly tsunami and Fukushima disaster | CBC News

10 years on, Japan mourns victims of deadly tsunami and Fukushima disaster | CBC News
Added a month ago
Summary: Japan on Thursday marked the 10th anniversary of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that hit its northeastern region, where many survivors' lives are still on hold.
Sentiment: negative
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Prince William insists Royal Family isn't racist | CBC News

Prince William insists Royal Family isn't racist | CBC News
Added a month ago
Summary: Prince William defended Britain's monarchy Thursday against accusations of bigotry made by his brother, Prince Harry, and sister-in-law, Meghan, insisting the family is not racist.
Sentiment: negative
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Syria's war is 10 years old. It's the only life its children know | CBC News

Syria's war is 10 years old. It's the only life its children know | CBC News
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Summary: Syria is a "living nightmare" where about half the children have never lived a day without war, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday to mark the conflict's 10th anniversary.
Sentiment: negative
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