Tag archive for ‘2017’
By On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Sarin, chlorine likely used in Syria in March 2017 attacks, watchdog says

The global chemical weapons watchdog says the nerve agent sarin and toxic chemical chlorine were “very likely” used as weapons in two attacks in central More...

By charlesbronson On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
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Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2017

Global energy-related carbon emissions rose to a historic high of 32.5 gigatonnes last year, after three years of being flat, due to higher energy demand and the More...

By charlesbronson On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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Guess what the biggest film of 2017 is? It caused a HUGE controversy

WHAT is the biggest film of 2017? Star Wars The Last Jedi, It, Thor, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, or Spider-Man? Don’t forget Beauty and the Beats or Dunkirk, too. Daily Express :: Films Feed  More...

By charlesbronson On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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2017 was 2nd hottest year on record, European data shows

Last year was the second hottest worldwide on record, just behind a sweltering 2016 with signs of climate change ranging from wildfires to a thaw of Arctic ice, More...

By charlesbronson On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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Top 10 science stories of 2017

In 2017, did you catch the solar eclipse, the first video footage of ruby sea dragons and the news about the first asteroid from outside our solar system? Here’s More...

By charlesbronson On Monday, January 1st, 2018
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2017 the safest year on record for commercial air travel, 2 aviation groups say

The past year was the safest ever for air travel, with no accident deaths in commercial passenger jets in all of 2017, a Dutch consulting firm says. CBC | World More...

By charlesbronson On Monday, January 1st, 2018
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In memoriam: Entertainment figures we lost in 2017

Jerry Lewis, Chester Bennington, Gord Downie and Kim Jong-hyun are among the entertainers who died this year. CBC | World News  More...

By charlesbronson On Sunday, December 31st, 2017
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Pope’s New Year’s Eve service laments war, injustices that ‘ruined’ 2017

Bidding 2017 farewell, Pope Francis decries wars, injustices, social and environmental degradation, and other man-made ills which he said spoiled the year. CBC More...

By charlesbronson On Sunday, December 31st, 2017
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Year through the lens: Top news images of 2017

CBC News videographers and photographers share their most memorable images and the stories behind them. CBC | World News  More...

By charlesbronson On Sunday, December 31st, 2017
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Fashion trends of 2017 all about female empowerment

From politically charged pink knit hats, to statement-making slogans, ruffled shapes and bold floral prints, it’s been a powerful time for expression through More...

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