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The World This Weekend with Martina Fitzgerald

The World This Weekend wraps up the day's events and looks to the week ahead, bringing Canadians the latest developments in key stories.

Tune in on Saturday and Sunday evenings for compelling reports, thought provoking interviews, and fascinating feature-length segments.

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World Headlines

New Experimental Ebola vaccine passes 1st hurdle in U.S.
An experimental Ebola vaccine developed in the U.S. appears to be safe and promising in an early clinical trial, according to findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Half-million cancers worldwide linked to obesity
Excess body weight caused about 481,000 new cancer cases in 2012, according to a new study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, an arm of the World Health Organization.
Analysis America's Ferguson protests put police authority on trial video
The grand jury verdict in Ferguson, Mo., not only set off a night of rioting and protest across the U.S., but also showed the extent to which society has granted police effective immunity for their actions. Is that really a good thing, Neil Macdonald asks.
Texas house fire kills 5 children
Five children were killed after their Texas mobile home caught on fire and its roof partially collapsed, making rescue attempts impossible, officials say.
Prince goes social media silent, deletes YouTube videos
The Purple One has stunned fans by suddenly killing his Twitter and Facebook accounts, and pulling most videos from YouTube.