CBC | World News Thousands protest jailing of Hong Kong student activists 2017-08-20T10:40:46.000000000-04:00 Thousands of protesters marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in support of young activists who were sentenced to prison after a Hong Kong court overturned an earlier sentence for their roles in the massive demonstrations of 2014. Broadway ticket-buying now easier for fans, not re-sellers 2017-08-20T10:40:44.000000000-04:00 A new online verification system aims to keep more tickets in the hands of fans rather than re-sellers who seemingly snap them up and put them on the market for higher prices. 'He was so energetic': Boy, 7, missing since Barcelona attacks ID'd among the dead 2017-08-20T08:54:52.000000000-04:00 A seven-year-old Australian-British boy who had been missing since the Barcelona van attack last Thursday and two others are the latest victims identified by Spanish authorities following the rampage that left 13 people dead and dozens more wounded. Nearly 500 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides 2017-08-20T06:08:31.000000000-04:00 Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday in memory of those killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week, as hospital officials announced the toll had risen to nearly 500 bodies collected. Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe after South Africa assault allegation 2017-08-20T05:41:21.000000000-04:00 Grace Mugabe returned to Zimbabwe early on Sunday, state media reported, after a 20-year-old model accused the wife of President Robert Mugabe of assaulting her in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel room. Iraq starts operation to take back Tal Afar from ISIS 2017-08-20T00:51:33.000000000-04:00 A military operation has begun to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, from ISIS, says Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. Dick Gregory, comedian and civil rights activist, dead at 84 2017-08-19T23:55:30.000000000-04:00 Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humour to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Venezuelan congress rejects authority of Maduro's legislative superbody 2017-08-19T14:48:18.000000000-04:00 Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress on Saturday rejected the self-proclaimed law-making authority of a new legislative superbody elected last month at the behest of President Nicolas Maduro. O.J. Simpson museum turns morbid merchandise into art 2017-08-19T13:47:00.000000000-04:00 A pop-up museum in Los Angeles is putting on display just how low society sank in its fascination and monetization of O.J. Simpson's murder trial and eventual acquittal. The week in pictures: Barcelona tragedy, Trump controversy and dancing in Japan 2017-08-19T10:27:20.000000000-04:00 The week in pictures: Top images from around the world, Aug. 12-18.