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CBC-The Current 1h
"Black women have been talking out about R. Kelly since the mid-'90s, and it's only now after decades that people are listening to them," says music journalist . The R&B artist has denied allegations.
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Being good at Fortnite might land you a university scholarship. Ashland University in Ohio is actively recruiting players, offering them up to $4,000 US if they join its collegiate esports team.
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U.S. schools turn to facial recognition technology to help stop gun attacks
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Music industry is complicit in R. Kelly's continued success, says culture critic "In R. Kelly's case, I think that's exacerbated by the fact that his alleged victims have all been young black women, in particular."
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CBC-The Current 7h
Replying to @PXAbstraction
Sorry to disappoint! ;)
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CBC-The Current 8h
Do your kids play Fortnite? Here's how it could win them a college scholarship:
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CBC-The Current 11h
Also on The Current today: Some American schools are looking to facial recognition technology as a weapon against campus shooters. We speak to the president of a Missouri high school, one of the first to install this technology and ask why they feel it's an effective tool.
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CBC-The Current 11h
This week Epic Games announced it will provide $100-million-dollars to fund prize pools for Fortnite tournaments, The Current explores the world's biggest video game and talks to the university coach of the team, where gaming scholarships are offered.
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American R&B star R Kelly has been followed by allegations of sexual misconduct for decades - yet he still gets nominated for Grammies. The Current looks at the music industry that's been looking away, despite the movement.
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. never imagined that he'd be able to play games for a living when he was young. Today The Current talks to the Canadian pro-gamer about his "dream job" and this "new economy."
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CBC-The Current May 23
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear arguments from the RCMP today, in a case that has raised concerns about journalists' ability to protect their sources. refuses to give police his notes on ISIS fighters he's interviewed. Here is his story:
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CBC-The Current May 23
"My message to employees is if they don't feel safe to go to their supervisor for unacceptable behaviour then they have to go to the next level." Reforming workplace culture is one of the tasks assigned to RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki.
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CBC-The Current May 23
Ireland is about to hold a historic referendum on repealing the country's Eighth Amendment, which in effect bans abortion. As international interest in the vote has grown, it's being seen as a test case for electoral integrity.
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CBC-The Current May 23
"We have to ... ensure that we have good transparency when we do have incidents of harassment, bullying or intimidation. Victims need to trust the system that we put in place." - RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki on her task to reform workplace culture.
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CBC-The Current May 23
What can Ireland's abortion referendum teach us about election meddling in the internet age?
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CBC-The Current May 23
Vice reporter says RCMP's demands for his notes puts journalism at risk. But former CSIS analyst argues journalists have the same responsibility as any Canadian when it comes to terror and public safety.
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CBC-The Current May 23
Replying to @CB_Ninja @karinagould
Our guests mentioned there is childcare on the Hill but not for infants - the child must be toilet trained.
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CBC-The Current May 23
Vice media journalist takes his case to the Supreme Court today. For years he's refused to give police information about his source - a young Canadian man turned ISIS militant. Ben Makuch tells The Current what's at stake in his case if he loses.
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CBC-The Current May 23
There's more at stake than the ballot question on abortion in this weeks' historic vote in Ireland. The Current heads to Dublin where the vote is also a referendum on election integrity in the era of Big Data.
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CBC-The Current May 23
Today on The Current: Tasked with reforming the RCMP's workplace culture and protecting employees from harassment, the new Commissioner Brenda Lucki shares her vision for the future of the Mounties. "I just wanted to make a difference ... to serve the public."
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