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  • FILE - In this Feb. 2011 file photo provided by Hawaiian Airlines one of the company's planes flies above Hawaii. Hawaiian�Airlines' net income for the first three months of the year jumped to $7.3 million compared to less than $1 million the same period last year. CEO Mark Dunkerley told a conference call with investors Tuesday the results were better than the company expected at the beginning of the year.  AP Photo Hawaiian Airlines Inc., Chad Slattery, File  Chad Slattery Hawaiian Airlines Inc. The Associated PressTeen runaway survives flight in plane's wheel well
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-21 1:01 AM

    A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 11,500 metres and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.

  • Queen Elizabeth smiles during a visit to Lloyd's of London on March 27, 2014. Kirsty Wigglesworth Associated PressQueen Elizabeth turns 88: A royal diplomat in her 'best decade' yet
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-21 5:00 AM

    Queen Elizabeth turns 88 today, and while the long-serving monarch is slowing down, she remains a significant diplomatic force.

  • Joby Ogwyn was preparing to attempt the first wing suit jump off the summit of Mount Everest in May, but Disocvery Network cancelled the planned jump after Friday's deadly avalanche. David McNew ReutersMount Everest jump cancelled after deadly avalanche
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 10:39 PM

    The Discovery Network is cancelling a daredevil's planned jump off the summit of Mount Everest in a wingsuit next month following the avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Friday.

  • Nancy Antos, of Boulder, Colo., displays her bib to run in Monday's 118th Boston Marathon after picking it up Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Boston. Antos was six blocks from the finish line in last year's race, but did not finish when race officials stopped all runners after two bombs exploded near the finish line.  AP Photo Robert F. Bukaty  Robert F. Bukaty The Associated PressBoston Marathon under tight security 1 year after bombing
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-21 2:26 AM

    One year after a pair of homemade pressure cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, turning a day of athletic triumph into one of tragedy, the Boston Marathon returns to the streets on Monday. Security along the course will be tighter than ever.

  • This portrait of Queen Elizabeth II taken and made available at 12:00 GMT Sunday, April 20, 2014, by British photographer David Bailey has been released to mark her 88th birthday on Monday April 21, 2014. The photograph was taken at Buckingham Palace in March and was commissioned on behalf of the British Government's GREAT Britain campaign. David Bailey APQueen Elizabeth releases grinning portrait for 88th birthday
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 4:32 PM

    The queen will celebrate her birthday privately Monday, but will hold her annual public celebration in June

  • Yuri Zhadobin, who co-ordinates the pro-Russia unit manning the checkpoint in the village of Bylbasivka, said he was with about 20 men celebrating Easter when unknown men drove up in four vehicles and opened fire about 3 a.m local time. Gleb Garanich ReutersUkraine crisis: Russia, Ukraine trade blame for deadly gun attack
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 5:32 AM

    After an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming militant Ukrainian nationalists while the Ukraine Security Service said the attack was staged by provocateurs from outside the country.

  • Rubin "Hurricane" Carter stands over welterweight champion Emile Griffith after a first round punch, in Pittsburgh, Pa., Dec. 20, 1963. Associated PressRubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 9:54 AM

    Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the former professional boxer who became an advocate for the wrongly convicted after spending 19 years in prison for a triple murder he didn't commit, died Sunday. He was 76.

  • As a teenager, Maryam Sahar Naqibullah, acted as the only female interpreter for the Canadian forces in Afghanistan. Now 19, she just completed her first year at Carleton University in Ottawa, where she is majoring in international relations. CBCKandahar to Carleton U.: Afghan woman's risky pursuit of education
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 5:00 AM

    Maryam Sahar Naqibullah, once the Canadian Forces' only female translator in Afghanistan, has followed a risky path that has taken her from a classroom held on patch of desert in Kandahar, to the halls of Ottawa's Carleton University.

  • One of the relatives of Chinese passengers on board the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 prays at a hotel conference room in Beijing, China, Friday, April 18, 2014. A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the seafloor for any trace of the missing Malaysian jet one month after the search began off Australia's west coast, as data from the sub's previous missions turned up no evidence of the plane. Ng Han Guan APMalaysia Airlines MH370: Families want proof with financial help
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 7:41 AM

    Australia will decide in a few days whether to alter or scale back the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but will consult all countries involved on any changes, Australia's ambassador to the United States said on Sunday.

  • The future of marijuana tourism in Colorado and Washington is hazy, but that hasn't stopped rampant speculation about the possibility. Erika Schultz Canadian PressHow one Colorado county is using its marijuana profits
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 5:00 AM

    A county in Colorado has begun spending its tax windfall from the sale of legalized marijuana. A look at where the money's going and whether it's an example for other cash-strapped cities to follow.

  • Women's top finisher and first overall across the finish line Shalane Flanagan holds up the American flag, Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla., as more than 20,000 runners took part in the Gate River Run and The Florida Times-Union 5K for Charity, the Junior River Run and the Brooks Rehabilitation Challenge Mile races. Flanagan, from Portland, Ore., a bronze medalist at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing, was the first across the finish line with a time of 46:59, and setting a new women's 15K record. First across the finish line for the men was defending Gate River Run champion Ben True, 28 finishing just after the 43-minute mark. It was the third time True has taken the title in the Gate River Run.  AP Photo The Florida Times-Union, Bob Self  The Associated PressBoston Marathon local favourite Shalane Flanagan wants to win
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 10:50 AM

    Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and says her dream now is to win the race this one time, a year after the bombings that shook the running world.

  • Danwon high school students and citizens hold candles as they pray for the safe return of passengers of a sunken ferry on Sunday in Ansan, South Korea. At least 58 people are reported to have died and 244 are still missing. Won Dae-Yeon-Donga Daily Getty ImagesSouth Korea ferry: transcripts reveal indecision as ferry sank
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 11:25 AM

    The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released Sunday showed, suggesting the chaotic situation may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300.

  • This portrait of Queen Elizabeth II taken and made available at 12:00 GMT Sunday, April 20, 2014, by British photographer David Bailey has been released to mark her 88th birthday on Monday April 21, 2014. The photograph was taken at Buckingham Palace in March and was commissioned on behalf of the British Government's GREAT Britain campaign. David Bailey APQueen Elizabeth II releases grinning portrait for 88th birthday
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 4:32 PM

    The queen will celebrate her birthday privately Monday, but will hold her annual public celebration in June

  • UAE company plans competition to give citizen free trip to spaceUAE company plans competition to give citizen free trip to space
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 9:30 AM

    One lucky citizen of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space.

  • A transcript of the final transmissions before the Sewol sank was released Sunday, and it reveals an atmosphere of panic and confusion. It is unclear whether the Sewol's crew was aware of another ship in the immediate vicinity that sent a message to a ship traffic centre offering to help passages who went overboard. Kim Kyung-Hoon ReutersSouth Korea ferry: transcripts reveal evacuation confusion
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 11:25 AM

    A transcript released Sunday shows the South Korean ferry that sank was crippled with confusion and indecision well after it began listing dangerously, possibly adding to a death toll that is officially at 58 but could eventually exceed 300.

  • A Malaysia Airline Boeing 737-800 plane taxis by main terminal at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Sunday, March 16, 2014. Malaysia. Vincent Thian APMalaysia Airlines flight MH192 makes emergency landing
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 2:08 PM

    A Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bangalore with 166 people on board has landed safely after a landing gear malfunction forced an emergency landing early Monday morning local time, the airline has confirmed.

  • Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching. Bullit Marquez The Associated PressAfrican land grabs fuel illegal ivory trade, report says
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 7:08 AM

    Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report that examines government collusion in wildlife trafficking.

  • Pope Francis didn't give a homily at the mass, since traditionally pontiffs' main remarks on Easter come during the noon-time "Urbi et Orbi"  Latin for `to the city and the world'  address. Andrew Medichini The Associated PressPope Francis celebrates Easter with huge crowd
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 6:08 AM

    Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous day, Pope Francis stood under sunny skies before a flock so numerous they overflowed the flower-bedecked St. Peter's Square.

  • Family members of victims from the missing Malaysia jet met with Malaysian officials on Sunday to discuss financial compensation and a plan for moving forward. Jason Lee ReutersMalaysia Airlines MH370: Families discuss financial help
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 7:41 AM

    A Malaysian official met Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued to search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

  • A transcript of the final transmissions before the Sewol sank was released Sunday, and it reveals an atmosphere of panic and confusion. It is unclear whether the Sewol's crew was aware of another ship in the immediate vicinity that sent a message to a ship traffic centre offering to help passages who went overboard. Kim Kyung-Hoon ReutersSouth Korea ferry: transcripts reveals evacuation confusion
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 11:25 AM

    A transcript released Sunday shows the South Korean ferry that sank was crippled with confusion and indecision well after it began listing dangerously, possibly adding to a death toll that is officially at 58 but could eventually exceed 300.

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