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Palestinians censure Abbas over attending in Peres funeral
Hundreds of people in the impoverished and Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip have staged a demonstration against the Israeli regime and to protest the participation of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres.

Czech PM urges May to stop attacks on citizens after Brexit
The Czech prime minister has called on his British counterpart, Theresa May, to take steps in stemming violence against Czechs and other citizens from the European countries in the United Kingdom following the Brexit vote.

Iraqi demonstrators in Baghdad call for reforms
Hundreds of Iraqis have taken to the streets in the capital Baghdad to demand government reforms and an end to corruption.

Escalating India-Pakistan crisis fuels regional insecurity: Iran
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has warned against the continuation of tensions between India and Pakistan, urging both countries to exercise more self-restraint.

UN warns of worst humanitarian crisis by Boko Haram
The United Nations has urged more donations to satisfy the humanitarian needs of people affected by Boko Haram militancy, warning that the world's worst humanitarian crisis awaits the Lake Chad Basin if enough is not done.

 CBC Toronto News

On Orange Shirt Day, writer shares her grandmother's residential school story
I am Not a Number

In an illustrated book for children, co-writer Jenny Kay Dupuis tells the painful story of her grandmother's experience in a residential school.

Kate Middleton wears Toronto designer's coat and now it's sold out
Royal Visit Fashion 20160929

Barely 24 hours after the Duchess of Cambridge appeared in a coat by the Toronto-based fashion designer, the grey alpaca garment and many others from the Sentaler brand sold out online, with orders coming in from around the world

Google removes restaurant review that focused on employee's face
Carmella Ciccone -- California Sandwiches -- Sept. 29, 2016

A restaurant review that complained about on the appearance of a female employee has been removed by Google after co-workers unable to convince the tech giant to take it down brought their story to CBC.

Director X tackles the sun's demise at Nuit Blanche
Director X

Director X, best-known for his signature music videos, turns his talents to contemplating the moment our sun ceases to shine.

City loses 'race against time' to save historic Mimico factory
1 Audley street

A historic Mimico building was partially demolished Wednesday, despite a decision made that afternoon by the Toronto Preservation Board recommending it be preserved under the Ontario Heritage Act.

 CBC Canada's Top Stories

Mayor declared state of emergency in Windsor, Ont., to help homeowners
Paddling the flood

A flood watch remains in effect for all of Essex County, Ont., and a flood warning is in effect for the city of Windsor and the towns of Tecumseh and Lakeshore.

'I don't want to be in for something I didn't do': Accused tells sister he didn't kill Stamps' Mylan Hicks
Nelson Lugela family

The sister of the man accused of killing Calgary Stampeders player Mylan Hicks last weekend says her brother claims to be innocent.

Man charged with indignity to a body in case of missing Japanese student
Natsumi Kogawa

The body of missing Japanese student Natsumi Kogawa was found at the Gabriola Mansion in Vancouver's West End, police have confirmed.

Prince William and Kate arrive in Haida Gwaii
Royal Visit 20160930

Prince William and Kate have arrived in Haida Gwaii on the North Coast of B.C. for a day of canoeing, appreciating First Nations culture and fishing with some local teens.


Wall Street rallies, led by Deutsche Bank, financials

Traders work on the floor of the NYSEBy Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street rallied on Friday, lifted by a surge in Deutsche Bank shares and financial stocks after concerns eased about the health of the German bank. Deutsche Bank's U.S.-listed shares jumped 14 percent a day after sinking to a record low. French news agency AFP reported that Deutsche Bank was nearing a $5.4 billion settlement with U.S. officials over charges related to selling toxic mortgage bonds.

Drop in U.S. consumer spending clouds Fed rate hike outlook

Shoppers ride escalators at the Beverly Center mall in Los AngelesU.S. consumer spending fell in August for the first time in seven months while inflation showed signs of accelerating, mixed signals that could keep the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates. The Commerce Department said on Friday that consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, fell 0.1 percent last month after accounting for inflation. "Consumers took a breather in August," said Chris Christopher of IHS Global Insight.

Viacom forms committee to consider Redstone's CBS merger push

A woman exits the Viacom Inc. headquarters in New York(Reuters) - Viacom Inc said it had formed a special committee to consider National Amusements Inc's proposal to combine the company with CBS Corp . National Amusements, owned by media baron Sumner Redstone and his daughter Shari Redstone, on Thursday urged the boards of Viacom and CBS to explore a combination. National Amusements, the majority shareholder of CBS and Viacom, also said it would not support the acquisition of either media company by a third party or surrender its control of either firm.

Deutsche lifted by CEO letter, settlement report

A statue is seen next to the logo of Germany's Deutsche Bank in FrankfurtBy Andreas Kröner and Maiya Keidan FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - A report that Deutsche Bank was close to a cut-price settlement with U.S. authorities over the sale of toxic mortgage bonds helped to fuel a recovery in its shares on Friday after its chief executive said the group remained stable. Deutsche, which is Germany's largest bank and employs around 100,000 people, has been engulfed by crisis after being handed the demand for up to $14 billion earlier in September by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for misselling mortgage-backed securities before the financial crisis. Deutsche and the German finance ministry declined to comment on the report.

 CBC Technology & Science

What's in a name? Elon Musk turns to science fiction for Mars ship
SpaceX Sci Fi

If SpaceX founder Elon Musk's plan to establish a city on Mars sounds like science fiction, then consider the name of his first passenger ship. He's leaning toward the name Heart of Gold, from the 1979 book, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

People's love of beer shaped yeast's genetic history

A group of Belgian researchers has discovered that the yeast used to brew beer today started its life more than 500 years ago, and it?s our love of the frothy beverage that shaped the microbe?s genetic history.

'Farewell Rosetta, you've done the job': Europe's comet chaser ends 12-year mission
Europe Comet Mission

Europe's comet-chasing space probe Rosetta performed its final task Friday, dipping out of orbit for a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it's been following for more than a decade.

VR an eye-popping new canvas for artists using Tilt Brush
Tilt Brush

Virtual reality isn't just for gamers and engineers anymore: visual artists are dabbling with the technology to make eye-popping artworks.

 Health & Weight Loss

The flu vaccine is set to get a makeover
For the past eight years, flu shots have contained a virus that was retrieved from a sick person in California in the spring of 2009. No more.

Why Getting a Flu Shot Is Good for Your Pocketbook

Why Getting a Flu Shot Is Good for Your PocketbookThe crisp air may have you thinking about football and pumpkins, but the change in season has health professionals concerned about the onset of flu season, and particularly about its impact on adults ages 65 and older. The reason that health officials are concerned about older adults is that they?re more likely to be hospitalized or die as a result of catching the flu. Not getting a flu vaccine could prove a costly mistake.

BARDA Awards $51.9 Million Contract to DNAe to Develop Semiconductor DNA Sequencing Platform for Rapid Diagnosis of Antimicrobial Resistant Infections and Influenza

BARDA Awards $51.9 Million Contract to DNAe to Develop Semiconductor DNA Sequencing Platform for Rapid Diagnosis of Antimicrobial Resistant Infections and InfluenzaDNA Electronics , the inventors of semiconductor-based next-generation DNA sequencing technology and developers of a revolutionary blood-to-result test for bloodstream infections, announces that the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority a division of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response in the U.S.

CDC to Americans: Get your flu shot, now

 Netflix Top 100

Bridge of Spies

At the height of the Cold War in 1960, the downing of an American spy plane and the pilot's subsequent capture by the Soviets draws Brooklyn attorney James Donovan into the middle of an intense effort to secure the aviator's release.

Game of Thrones

Originally airing on HBO, this live-action fantasy series -- based on George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels -- charts the violent efforts of competing noble families to gain control of the vacant Westeros throne.

The Revenant

Set in the 1820s American frontier, this snowy thriller follows fur trapper Hugh Glass as he relentlessly seeks retribution against the companions who left him for dead in the Missouri River's icy waters after he was mauled by a bear.

The Big Short

Before the housing and credit bubble of 2007 triggers an international economic meltdown, a handful of financial outsiders sees the crash coming and bets against the big banks in a daring play that could reap them huge profits.

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