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  • Lee Joon-seok the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast, leaves a court which issued his arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead. Yonhap News Agency Associated PressLee Joon-seok, South Korea ferry captain, faces 5 charges
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 4:34 PM

    The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need — three of whom were seen lifeless in the drowned vessel by a diver who was unable to get them out.

  • Photos from FacebookCalgary stabbings: Funerals for 3 of 5 victims set for Monday
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 2:00 PM

    Funerals have been arranged for three of the five young students stabbed to death in Calgary earlier this week.

  • Air Canada investigating luggage toss caught on videoAir Canada investigating luggage toss caught on video
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 6:37 PM

    Air Canada says it is investigating after a video that appears to show its baggage handlers dropping items from a tall staircase circulated on the internet.

  • Kevin Martin won Olympic gold, silver, a world championship and four Brier titles over his curling career. Toshifumi Kitamura Getty ImagesKevin Martin retires from curling
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 9:22 PM

    Former Olympic curling champion Kevin Martin has announced his retirement. A four-time Brier champion, Martin won Olympic gold in Vancouver in 2010, and won the World Curling Championship in 2008.

  • In this May 18, 2013 photo released by Alpenglow Expeditions, a climber pauses on the way to the summit of Mount Everest, in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas. Nepal will slash the climbing fees for Mount Everest to attract more mountaineers to the world's highest peak, even as concerns grow about the environmental effects of thousands of climbers who already crowd the mountain during the high season. Madhusudan Burlakoti, head of Nepal's Department of Mountains, said Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 that beginning next year, it will cost $11,000 per climber to climb Everest.  AP Photo Alpenglow Expeditions, Adrian Ballinger  MANDATORY CREDIT, EDITORIAL USE ONLY Adrian Ballinger Alpenglow Expeditions The Associated PressMount Everest avalanche: Search continues for buried Nepalese guides
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-17 11:41 PM

    Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.

  • CBCAmanda Todd case: Dutch suspect may have targeted other Canadian children
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 11:51 AM

    A day after RCMP confirmed the arrest in the Netherlands of a man linked to the online bullying of B.C. teen Amanda Todd and possibly dozens of other victims say other Canadian children might have been targeted in a case that is focusing on the man's computer.

  • A masked pro-Russian activist guard looks through a window of the regional administration building seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine. insurgents in more than 10 cities do not recognize Ukraine's interim government as legitimate and will not leave the buildings until the government resigns. Sergei Grits Associated PressUkraine crisis: Pro-Russia militants shrug off Geneva deal
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 6:39 AM

    Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kyiv.

  • Three ice jams in Doaktown, N.B., which river watchers are keeping an eye on, have the potential to cause further flooding problems if the massive amounts of ice come together blocking the flow. Matthew Bingley CBCN.B. officials warn of more flooding due to 35-km-long ice mass
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 1:35 PM

    New Brunswick's public safety department issued an advisory Friday night warning residents in two communities to brace for possible flooding because of a 35-kilometre-long mass of ice moving down the St. John River. Parts of P.E.I. were also dealing with water woes caused by the spring melt.

  • Rabbi Pinchas Vyshetsky at his synagogue in Donetsk, holding up one of the leaflets. About 50 flyers were handed out, as members of the Jewish community were leaving their synagogue after a service on the eve of Passover earlier this week. Derek Stoffel CBC NewsAnti-Semitic flyers rattle eastern Ukraine's Jewish community: Derek Stoffel
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 4:55 PM

    Flyers handed out in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region saying Jews need to register with the pro-Russian authorities or face deportation and the loss of property is a worrying development for the Jewish community as the country struggles through a deep political crisis, CBC's Derek Stoffel reports.

  • Dayna Boyer launched the Kitchen Library in Toronto's east end last year and says anything connected to the sharing economy is 'very exciting.' Bruce Reeve CBCShare a juicer, your dog or a room in your home? How the sharing economy took off
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 5:00 AM

    The internet has helped fuel an economic phenomenon that has seen people share everything from empty rooms in their homes to overnight travellers to even their pets. But the growth of the sharing economy might soon be limited by the hand of regulation.

  • Conservative MP David Sweet, left, and Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney are among a group of MPs that meet to swim or jog regularly. The MPs want to create a National Fitness Day. CBCMPs switch suits to promote national fitness
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 5:00 PM

    It can be challenge enough to get politicians of different stripes to congregate happily in the same room. So how about the same pool, out of their usual element of suits and talking points, and in bathing suits and goggles instead? That's what a group of MPs do several times a week in the name of national fitness.

  • CBCLaureen Harper interrupted by Toronto activist at cat video festival
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 12:14 PM

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper's wife, Laureen, was briefly interrupted during a speech at an online cat video festival in Toronto Thursday night after a university activist demanded she take a stance on a subject she considered to be much more serious: missing and murdered aboriginal women

  • Toronto mayor Rob Ford reacts as he speaks to his supporters during his campaign launch in Toronto on Thursday, April 17. The mayor stands a good chance of winning re-election, say political observers, though it's possible challenger Olivia Chow will cause the other candidates to split the centre-right vote. Nathan Denette Canadian PressHow Toronto Mayor Rob Ford could win again
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 5:00 AM

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's enduring support and an effectively crafted populist image could carry him through to re-election in October despite a year blighted by scandal, according to political observers.

  • Three ice jams in Doaktown, N.B., which river watchers are keeping an eye on, have the potential to cause further flooding problems if the massive amounts of ice come together blocking the flow. Matthew Bingley CBCN.B. floods prompt rescue after car swept away in current
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 1:35 PM

    Rising water levels across parts of flood-ravaged New Brunswick continue to cause problems during the spring melt, as people in P.E.I. also deal with their own water woes.

  • The earthquake's epicentre was in Guerrero state, northwest of the Pacific resort town of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are currently spending the Easter long weekend. Google MapsPowerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake hits Mexico
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 10:44 AM

    A powerful, magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centred northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.

  • Tamil Sun Sea refugees' appeal reaches Supreme CourtTamil Sun Sea refugees' appeal reaches Supreme Court
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 1:28 PM

    The Supreme Court of Canada will hear three appeals in cases where people were denied refugee status because they were allegedly involved in people smuggling.

  • A local company is helping the Montreal Catholic Church raise funds for its annual drive by allowing people to buy $1 e-votive candles in support of the Habs. Montreal Catholic ChurchHabs find support in Montreal's Catholic Church
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 1:46 PM

    Hockey is a religion in Quebec. Just ask the Roman Catholic Church.

  • Relatives of passengers aboard a sunken ferry cry during a Buddhist ceremony to pray for speedy rescue and their safety at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014. The ferry flipped onto its side and filled with water off the southern coast of South Korea on Wednesday, with about 270 people still missing.  AP Photo Lee Jin-man  Lee Jin-man Associated PressSouth Korea ferry captain arrested, reports say
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-17 11:02 PM

    The captain of the capsized South Korean Sewol ferry has been arrested, according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, as the search continues for the roughly 270 people still missing and feared dead.

  • Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper  left  meets with Ukrainian ambassador to Canada Vadym Prystaiko  right Monday April 14, 2014, in Ottawa regarding the ongoing conflict in the Ukraine. THE CANADIAN PRESS Fred Chartrand The Canadian PressCanada's criticism of Russia 'makes no difference'
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 5:00 AM

    The Conservative government's tough rhetoric over Russia’s actions in the Ukraine may play well to some voters domestically, but analysts doubt it will have any impact on curtailing Moscow's policies in the region.

  • Relatives of passengers aboard a sunken ferry cry during a Buddhist ceremony to pray for speedy rescue and their safety at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014. The ferry flipped onto its side and filled with water off the southern coast of South Korea on Wednesday, with about 270 people still missing.  AP Photo Lee Jin-man  Lee Jin-man Associated PressSouth Korea ferry: Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for captain
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-17 11:02 PM

    The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead.

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