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 Iran


Iran welcomes peaceful power transition in Gambia
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has welcomed a peaceful power transfer in the Gambia hours after the West African country?s former President Yahya Jammeh left the country following 22 years in power.

Iraqi forces regain control of two more neighborhoods in east Mosul
Iraqi government forces have managed to liberate two more neighborhoods in Mosul from the clutches of Takfiri Daesh terrorists as they try to push the extremists out of their last urban stronghold in the country.

Thousands of Taiwanese protest pension reform plan
Thousands of Taiwanese have gathered in front of the chief executive's office to denounce a government plan for reforming the pension system.

Trump responds to protesters: Why didn?t you vote?
US President Donald Trump has questioned the millions of people around the United States who marched in protest of his presidency on Saturday, implying that the Women?s March protesters did not vote.

Turkish Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Iran?s Kermanshah
A passenger plane belonging to Turkey?s national flag carrier airline, Turkish Airlines, has been forced to make an emergency landing in Iran's western city of Kermanshah.

 CBC Toronto News




'Bigger is better' when it comes to South Asian weddings, bridal show organizers say
Suhaag Show - Bridal fashion from 2016

When it comes to South Asian weddings, event organizers say it?s all about the ?wow factor.?



Body of woman in her 60s found in Rouge Valley area
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Toronto police say a body of a woman believed to be in her 60s has been found partly submerged in water in the Rouge Valley area.



Toronto cops, paramedics, TTC staff get the Lego treatment
Lego cop

Daniel Ng always wanted to see Lego toys based on his city ? so he decided to make his own and share them on social media.



Police seek man accused of sexually assaulting 3 teen girls in 1 day
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Police say a 17-year-old girl and two 16-year-old girls were allegedly sexually assaulted by the same man on Thursday.



Environment Canada ends fog advisory for Toronto
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Environment Canada has ended a fog advisory for Toronto but it remains in place for some areas north and west of the city.



 CBC Canada's Top Stories


Expecting Ottawa to pay during the next major flood disaster? Not so fast, expert warns
Alberta Flood 2013

An internal poll commissioned for Public Safety Canada finds many Canadians believe Ottawa will compensate them for damage sustained during major flood disasters. But an expert says that is increasingly unlikely due to recent coverage changes in the insurance industry.



Liberal cabinet retreat in Calgary well-timed as electoral tests loom
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The Liberals are holding their caucus retreat in Calgary this week, a city in which the party made a breakthrough in the 2015 election. With two byelections on the horizon, will the Liberals be able to build on those Calgary gains, or will the last election prove to be their high watermark?



Airport screening rules revamped for transgender travellers
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The federal agency in charge of security at Canadian airports has changed its policy on screening for transgender travellers. But advocates worry staff haven't been properly trained to execute it.



Why drug traffickers logging huge highway miles are endangering the public
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Drug traffickers driving long distances to transport their illegal wares are putting the public at risk with their non-stop driving, say the RCMP.





 Business


Ministers laud strong start to OPEC, non-OPEC oil output cuts

A flag with the OPEC logo is seen before a news conference in ViennaOPEC and non-OPEC countries have made a strong start to lowering their oil output under the first such pact in more than a decade, energy ministers said on Sunday as producers look to reduce oversupply and support prices. "The deal is a success ...All the countries are sticking to the deal ...(the) results are above expectations," Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said after the first meeting of a committee set up to monitor the deal. Countries involved in the deal could reduce their output by 1.7 million bpd by the end of the month, Interfax news agency quoted Novak as saying.




Foxconn CEO says investment for display plant in U.S. would exceed $7 billion

FILE PHOTO Founder and chairman of Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Terry Gou is shown on a screen during the third annual World Internet Conference in Wuzhen town of JiaxingFoxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, is considering setting up a display-making plant in the United States in an investment that would exceed $7 billion, company chairman and chief executive Terry Gou said on Sunday. The plans come after U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to put "America First" in his inauguration speech on Friday, prompting Gou to warn about the rise of protectionism and a trend for politics to underpin economic development. Foxconn's proposal to build a display plant, which would be planned with its Sharp Corp unit, depend on many factors, such as investment conditions, that would have to be negotiated at the U.S. state and federal levels, Gou told reporters on the sidelines of a company event.




Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against chip supplier Qualcomm

People line up at an Apple store shortly before it opens in BeijingQualcomm is a major supplier to both Apple and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for "modem" chips that connect phones to wireless networks. The two companies together accounted for 40 percent of Qualcomm's $23.5 billion in revenue in its most recent fiscal year. In the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, Apple accused Qualcomm of overcharging for chips and refusing to pay some $1 billion in promised rebates.




Wall Street Week Ahead: Optimism among S&P 500 CEOs as Trump takes power

A street sign for Wall Street is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange in Manhattan, New York CityU.S. President Donald Trump's administration is only hours old, but already a small parade of S&P 500 companies' chiefs have voiced optimism that his promised tax cuts, stimulus spending and deregulation will boost corporate profits. In the days ahead of Friday's inauguration, senior executives from Morgan Stanley , Delta Air Lines and other major U.S. corporations said the Trump White House has already sparked a brighter outlook for business. "There is certainly more reason to be optimistic as we enter 2017 than there was at the beginning of 2016," Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman said on Tuesday after his bank said profit doubled in the fourth quarter.




 CBC Technology & Science


Non-browning apple coming to U.S. next month but Canada will have to wait
Oxidized apple

The genetically modified non-browning apple a B.C. man has been developing for more than two decades will finally end up on some U.S. produce shelves next month. But Canada will have to wait to take its bite.



How coffee grounds turned firewood could be a lifeline for refugees
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The remnants of your morning cup of coffee could be a lifeline for refugees living in camps in sub-Saharan Africa.



New species of prehistoric palm discovered in Canada
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A researcher has identified a new species of small palm that once grew in Canada ? millions of years ago.



From 'zombie' urchins to seafood gold? Studies test sea urchin farming in Canada
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Federal scientists and others are exploring the possibility of sea urchin farming in Canada, using Norwegian technology that proponents hope will turn 'zombie' urchins which can denude kelp beds into profitable seafood ? but there is a question about the ecological cost.



 Health & Weight Loss


Will There Ever be a Universal Flu Vaccine?

Will There Ever be a Universal Flu Vaccine?No one wants to catch the flu, and the best line of defense is the seasonal influenza vaccine. In 2009, while manufacturers, including MedImmune and Sanofi Pasteur, were preparing vaccines against the anticipated strains, an additional influenza strain, H1N1, emerged. Better late than never, a vaccine was eventually produced against H1N1, requiring a second flu shot that year.




Will There Ever be a Universal Flu Vaccine?

Will There Ever be a Universal Flu Vaccine?No one wants to catch the flu, and the best line of defense is the seasonal influenza vaccine. In 2009, while manufacturers, including MedImmune and Sanofi Pasteur, were preparing vaccines against the anticipated strains, an additional influenza strain, H1N1, emerged. Better late than never, a vaccine was eventually produced against H1N1, requiring a second flu shot that year.




Bill Gates meets Sharif, appreciates Pakistan's effort in eradicating polio
Davos [Switzerland], Jan. 20 (ANI): Microsoft founder and head of the Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates met Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum at Davos on Thursday and appreciated the country's effort in eradication of polio. Gates said that the Pakistani Government has achieved great success in eradication of Polio virus from the country during the last three years.

Dangerous Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Are Spreading

Dangerous Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Are SpreadingTwo new studies out this week highlight the growing danger of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to global health. The most alarming finding was that one type of dangerous bacteria could be spreading ...




 Netflix Top 100


Money Monster

Landing in dire financial straits after following a stock tip from bombastic TV persona Lee Gates, fuming Kyle Budwell takes the lout hostage on live television and threatens to kill him unless he turns the stock price around before the closing bell.

London Has Fallen

In this follow-up to the thriller "Olympus Has Fallen," the U.S. president learns of a planned terrorist attack at the funeral of Britain's prime minister -- an event that will be attended by nearly every Western head of state.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Based on reporter Kim Barker's memoirs about her experiences covering the Afghanistan war, this satirical look at a hopelessly confused conflict also chronicles the obstacles encountered by female journalists in a rigidly conservative region.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Superegos battle in superhero fashion while a new threat emerges in this sequel to "Man of Steel." With Batman decamping Gotham City for Metropolis to take on a Superman who's become too powerful, trouble brews for the rest of humanity.






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