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In Britain
June 3, 2016 10:32 am gmt |
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Prince Harry met D-Day veterans from across the armed forces on Thursday (June 2) ahead of their annual pilgrimage to Normandy in France, in the building where the momentous invasion was planned. Harry talked to veterans at Southwick House in Portsmouth in a room where the D-Day landings were planned...
In Canada
May 27, 2016 11:21 am gmt |
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More than one-fifth of the money paid to veterans by the federal government for prescribed drugs in the fiscal year 2015-16 went toward medical cannabis. That’s up from just 0.5 per cent in 2013-14. The data, obtained by CBC News through an Access to Information request, shows the effect medica...
In World
December 8, 2015 9:39 am gmt |
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Monday (December 7) marks the 74th anniversary of the December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, which claimed 2,403 lives and drew the United States into World War Two. Ceremonies were held in Hawaii and in Washington, D.C. to remember the service and sacrifices of World War Two veterans. In Hawaii, a mo...
In Britain
October 16, 2015 9:56 am gmt |
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Nine World War Two veterans are to receive France’s highest honour for bravery, in a special ceremony in Edinburgh. The Scottish veterans will be presented with the Legion d’Honneur, on board a French naval destroyer berthed in Leith. The award will honour them for the role they played in...