CBC U.S. Senate to get top-level briefing on North Korea 2017-04-24T19:08:35.000000Z Top Trump administration officials will hold a rare briefing on Wednesday at the White House for the entire U.S. Senate on the situation in North Korea, senior Senate aides say. U.S. sanctions 271 Syrians who work on chemical weapons 2017-04-24T19:07:44.000000Z The United States on Monday blacklisted 271 employees of a Syrian government agency it said was responsible for developing chemical weapons, weeks after a poison gas attack killed scores of people in a rebel-held province in Syria. Thousands gather at Auschwitz for Holocaust memorial 2017-04-24T15:49:31.000000Z Thousands of people from around the world, many of them young Israelis, paid homage Monday to the millions who perished in the Holocaust at Auschwitz, the former Nazi German death camp. French voters choose change – but what type? 2017-04-24T15:36:44.000000Z In a historic departure from 30 years of alternating between the country's parties on the left and right, the French have voted out the old guard and chosen two candidates who have little experience governing in the first round of presidential election voting, Michelle Gagnon writes from Paris. Maoist rebels kill at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers 2017-04-24T14:22:38.000000Z Maoist rebels killed at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured six others in their stronghold in central India on Monday in one of the worst attacks on the country's security forces in recent years, police said. 3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine 2017-04-24T14:12:29.000000Z Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization says. Israel indicts teen linked to threats on Jewish centres 2017-04-24T11:20:00.000000Z Israel has indicted an 18-year-old American-Israeli dual citizen for a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centres in the United States and Canada that stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism. Luxury shoe retailer Jimmy Choo is for sale 2017-04-24T08:07:52.000000Z British luxury retailer Jimmy Choo is seeking offers for the company as part of a review of its strategic options to maximize shareholder value, it said on Monday. Top Afghan officials resign in wake of massacre by Taliban at army base 2017-04-24T07:48:17.000000Z Afghan officials say the country's army chief and the defence minister have resigned following the weekend Taliban attack at a northern army base that killed more than 100 military and other personnel. New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statues 2017-04-24T07:28:20.000000Z Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments on Monday morning, becoming the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy.