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24 bodies found after Zimbabwe mine disaster; search goes on | CBC News

24 bodies found after Zimbabwe mine disaster; search goes on | CBC News

Searchers have recovered 24 bodies from a mine in Zimbabwe that was flooded after heavy rains, trapping dozens of subsistence miners underground. Henrietta Rushwaya, leader of the country's small-scale miners' association, said Sunday that 23 of the bodies have been identified since the disaster on Tuesday near Kadoma. Eight people were rescued from the flooded…
How Does a Straight White Male Democrat Run for President?

How Does a Straight White Male Democrat Run for President?

Bill Scher is a contributing editor to Politico Magazine, and co-host of the Bloggingheads.tv show “The DMZ.” Of the nine candidates officially running in the Democratic presidential primary, only one is a heterosexual white man. And that guy, former Rep. John Delaney, generally polls somewhere between zero and 1 percent. But of the 17 Democrats…
Explosion destroys house in southeast Calgary, other homes damaged | CBC News

Explosion destroys house in southeast Calgary, other homes damaged | CBC News

Three houses are on fire following an apparent explosion in the southeast Calgary community of Douglas Glen. Calgary fire spokesperson Carol Henke said more than 25 calls were made to 911 about 4:20 a.m.  "Callers reported hearing a loud bang, then seeing fire and smoke coming from the house," she said. "Some callers were several blocks away. When…
Listen: Chelsea v Arsenal in women’s FA Cup fifth round

Listen: Chelsea v Arsenal in women’s FA Cup fifth round

Listen to Chelsea Women v Arsenal Women in the FA Cup fifth round - Live - BBC Sport Summary Kick-off: 14:00 GMT Choose from BBC Radio 5 live sports extra & BBC Radio London commentary at the top of the page Watch the quarter-final draw live on the BBC Sport website and app from 18:45…
Laura Muir: Scot breaks 31-year-old mile record by more than five seconds

Laura Muir: Scot breaks 31-year-old mile record by more than five seconds

Muir records third fastest indoor mile of all timeScot Laura Muir smashed Kirsty Wade's 31-year-old British record to win the women's indoor mile in Birmingham. The 25-year-old finished in four minutes 18.75 seconds, breaking Wade's mark of 4:23.86. Muir told BBC Sport: "I knew I was in great shape. It was about winning the race,…
As if Canada’s Huawei decision isn’t tricky enough: a 5G ban risks a lawsuit | CBC News

As if Canada’s Huawei decision isn’t tricky enough: a 5G ban risks a lawsuit...

As the Trudeau government decides whether to join its security and trading partners in banning Huawei Canada from supplying technology to build Canada's 5G wireless network, it risks an expensive lawsuit under the terms of a foreign investor protection agreement signed by its predecessor. Stephen Harper's Conservative government concluded negotiations on the Canada–China Agreement for the Promotion…