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Live 'Everything is destroyed': Earthquake hits central Italy, at least 38 dead video
A strong and shallow earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of people as they slept. At least 38 people were killed in towns where rescue crews are still trying to find survivors in the rubble.
Analysis How you could make cash on a Donald Trump victory: Don Pittis
Making a real-money investment in Donald Trump is literally possible as poll numbers change and other investors use election markets as a prediction tool.
New On the eve of Rousseff impeachment trial, PR war waged over former Brazilian leader
As former president's trial begins, Brazilians protest in support of Dilma Rousseff and in opposition to her - trying to win the world's favour.
Analysis 'This is not a photo-op': Obama's Louisiana response a delicate act in politics of disaster
As U.S. President Barack Obama tours flood-ravaged Louisiana, criticisms over his response to the disaster underscore the delicate balance that presidents must strike when it comes to engaging with disaster-affected populations.
Turkish tanks enter Syria in cross-border operation to free ISIS-held town
Turkey's military launched an operation before dawn Wednesday to clear a Syrian border town from ISIS militants, and a private Turkish TV station reported that a small number of Turkish special forces had crossed into Syria as part of the operation.
New French man shouts 'Allahu akbar,' stabs British woman to death in Australia
A French man shouting the Arabic phrase "Allahu akbar" stabbed a British woman to death and wounded two men in an attack at a hostel in northeast Australia, police say.
North Korea launches ballistic test missile from submarine
North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast, South Korea's military said on Wednesday, the latest in a string of missile launches by the isolated country in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions.
U.S. 'heartbroken' at flood deaths in Louisiana, Obama says in Baton Rouge
U.S. President Barack Obama says the nation is "heartbroken" by the loss of life during recent flooding in Louisiana.
Turkish border town evacuated after hit by ISIS mortar from Syria: local media
A Turkish news agency says authorities are asking residents to evacuate the Turkish border town of Karkamis after a mortar round fired from Syria hit the grounds of its municipality building.
NASA gets back in touch with spacecraft after almost 2-year silence
Scientists are back in touch with a NASA spacecraft that has been silent since October 2014.
Boko Haram leader fatally wounded in 'spectacular' air raid, Nigeria says
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is believed to have been fatally wounded in an airstrike while he was praying in a forest stronghold in northeast Nigeria, the military said Tuesday.
CBC in London London spends the summer lost in a post-Brexit haze video
The British capital voted in June's referendum to remain in the EU. But the U.K. voted to leave. The resentment is going both ways, Margaret Evans writes.
Check out the world's 1st web page, from 25 years ago, on Internaut Day
What did web pages look like 25 years ago? Well, there was only one, and why not celebrate Internaut Day today by checking it out?
Trump's stamina attack on Clinton stirs talk of gender bias
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton joked on a TV talk show about health rumours fuelled by supporters of Republican rival Donald Trump. Here's a look at how Trump's stamina attack on Clinton is stirring talk of gender bias.
Analysis Hillary Clinton's edge over Donald Trump gets less comfortable
While the electoral map remains an enormous challenge for Donald Trump, polls suggest he may have hit his floor and is backing away from a rout.
Steven Hill, who played Law & Order's Adam Schiff, dead at 94
Steven Hill, a versatile character actor in theater, films and television who achieved his greatest success late in life as grumpy District Attorney Adam Schiff on TV's long-running "Law & Order," died Tuesday. He was 94.
CBC IN RIO 'I wanted change': Some in Rio favela hoped for more from Olympics
As the Olympic Games pull out of Rio, residents of one of the city's favelas tally up what was gained — and what wasn't — from all the money spent putting on the grand spectacle.
Jennifer Lawrence tops Forbes list of highest-paid actresses
Jennifer Lawrence tops Forbes magazine's list of the world's highest-paid actresses for the second straight year, banking $46 million US thanks to her paycheque for the final Hunger Games installment.
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympics
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has confirmed Russia's ban from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a state-backed doping program.
Stanford sex assault judge bows out from upcoming assault case
A California judge under fire for a light sentence given to a Stanford University swimmer has recused himself from making his first key decision in another sex crimes case.
McDonald's recalls 33 million unsafe activity trackers included in Happy Meals video
McDonald's recalls 29 million activity wristbands in the U.S. and 3.6 million in Canada because they are at risk of irritating or burning a wearer's skin.
Over 1,900 killed in 'chilling' Philippines war on drugs
More than 1,900 people, or about 36 per day, have been killed in a violent campaign against drugs in the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte came to office seven weeks ago, the country's national police chief said on Tuesday.
Analysis Chaos could be the reward of victory over ISIS in Iraq: Brian Stewart
It’s one of the grimmest ironies of war in Iraq: The advance of ISIS two years ago terrified foreign governments, but the steady retreat of the same jihadist group now makes diplomats nervous about what’s next.
Hillary Clinton email scrutiny continues as 15,000 more documents are reviewed
Republicans stepped up their attacks on Monday on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and pointed to newly released messages to allege that foreign donors to the Democratic presidential nominee's family charity got preferential treatment from her department.
Turkish military returns fire in Syria after ISIS shells hit border town
Turkey's military returned fire at ISIS targets in northern Syria on Tuesday, after two mortar shells from Syria hit a Turkish border town, Turkish broadcaster NTV said, citing the military.
U.S. judge blocks Obama's LGBT-inclusive school bathroom policy video
A U.S. judge blocked an Obama administration policy that public schools should allow transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice, granting a nationwide injunction sought by 13 dissenting states just in time for the new school year.
Photos Gotta catch 'em all: Pokemon World Championships wrap up in San Francisco
Over 1,600 contestants from more than 35 countries took part in video game tournaments and trading card game events
U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte loses 4 sponsors amid 'over-exaggerated' Rio robbery saga video
Less than 24 hours after the close of the Rio Olympics, Ryan Lochte took a major financial hit Monday for a drunken incident he initially tried to pass off as an armed robbery.
Venezuela's Olympic athletes to get free housing from government
The president of Venezuela announced Monday that the government will provide free housing to Olympic athletes returning from the Rio Games despite an economic crisis centred around food shortages in the socialist country.
Windows 10 anniversary update disables users' webcams
Windows users are complaining that Skype and other apps that require a webcam are no longer working, thanks to a major Windows 10 update earlier this month. And Microsoft says a fix isn't expected until September.