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  1. Japan attempts to curb ‘death by overwork’ with Premium Friday

    02.24 / 16:29 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - World
    In an effort to boost consumer spending and reduce karoshi - death by overwork - Japan is encouraging workers to leave early on the last Friday of every…
  2. Livestream of giraffe giving birth at zoo pulled down after complaints of nudity

    02.24 / 16:29 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - World
    The owner of a New York zoo planning to live stream a giraffe giving birth says the feed was removed because animal rights activists labelled it sexually…
  3. What is VX nerve agent, the deadly chemical used to kill Kim Jong Nam?

    02.24 / 16:03 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - World
    "You can think of VX as being a pesticide on…
  4. Indiana family charged after allegedly starving 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy to death

    02.24 / 15:38 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - World
    Four people have been charged with neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old western Indiana boy with cerebral…
  5. At least 35 dead after car bomb explodes near Syria town captured from Islamic State militants

    02.24 / 11:21 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - World
    A car bombing north of a Syrian town just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters from the Islamic State group killed at least 35 people on…
  6. Iraqi forces enter western Mosul, take airport from Islamic State militants

    02.24 / 11:21 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - World
    Iraqi forces pushed into the first neighbourhood in western Mosul on Friday and took full control of the international…
  7. Alleged Kansas City-area gunman yelled ‘get out of my country’ before shooting 3 men: report

    02.24 / 00:43 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - World
    Authorities declined to say whether the shooting was a hate…
  8. Ohio woman who decapitated baby daughter gets 15 years to life in prison

    02.24 / 00:43 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - World
    Deasia Watkins, 22, pleaded guilty in the March 2015 death of Jayniah Watkins. She told a Hamilton County judge that she loved her daughter very…
  9. Better to be an atheist than a hypocritical Catholic: Pope Francis

    02.23 / 23:49 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - World
    Pope Francis criticizing some members of his own Church Thursday, suggesting that it's better to be an atheist than one of "many" Catholics who he says lead a double…
  10. Bodies of migrants who suffocated to death in shipping container found in Libya

    02.23 / 23:49 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - World
    The bodies of 27 migrants have been recovered in Western Libya, 13 of whom died of suffocation in a shipping container, the Red Crescent said on…
  11. Trump plans to greatly expand US nuclear arsenal

    02.23 / 21:18 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - World
    President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to build up the US nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the "top of the pack," saying the United States has fallen behind in its atomic weapons…
  12. Philadelphia man lies to police about kidnapped child so they’ll find his stolen car faster

    02.23 / 20:27 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - World
    Philadelphia police say a man made up a story that he had been carjacked with a child in his vehicle because he wanted police to work more urgently to find the…