CBC Fidel Castro's remains interred in private ceremony in eastern Cuba 2016-12-04T10:00:00.000000Z The cremated remains of Fidel Castro were interred at a Santiago de Cuba cemetery today during a private ceremony, marking the end of the nine-day national mourning period established after the former leader’s death. Jill Stein's Green Party drops Pennsylvania recount bid 2016-12-04T00:19:56.000000Z Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday that had sought to force a statewide recount in Pennsylvania, in what Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein had framed as an effort to explore whether voting machines and systems had been hacked and the election result manipulated. Firefighters work into the night to contain 'raging' blaze in Cambridge, Mass. 2016-12-03T22:58:50.000000Z Firefighters worked into the night to put down a large fire that jumped from one building to another across a densely-populated neighbourhood in Cambridge, Mass., on Saturday. 'It's just a ploy': North Dakota protesters reject help from officials to leave as winter descends 2016-12-03T18:48:56.000000Z The head of North Dakota's emergency management services says the state is prepared to respond to Dakota Access pipeline protesters who may need help during a winter storm or some other crisis, but some protesters on their way to the site are it's "just a ploy" to get them out. Did the trend toward press freedom in Cuba die with Castro? 2016-12-03T16:00:00.000000Z Media from around the world are in Santiago de Cuba this weekend to report on the funeral of Fidel Castro. But some who have previously reported from the communist country say journalists shouldn't assume the death of the former president will mean a loosening of restrictions on the media. Up to 40 feared dead in California warehouse party fire 2016-12-03T15:46:41.000000Z The city of Oakland, Calif., had been investigating whether people were illegally living in a warehouse that was the site of a deadly fire that broke out during a late-night party on Friday, killing at least nine people and as many as 40, officials said on Saturday. Trump shrugs off fuss over Taiwan call 2016-12-03T14:30:12.000000Z Donald Trump rocked diplomatic waters in Beijing after breaking with diplomatic protocol by taking a call from the leader of Taiwan, but the U.S. president-elect remains unapologetic. IAAF congress overwhelmingly backs broad reforms following corruption, doping scandals 2016-12-03T13:38:49.000000Z Athletics leaders have overwhelmingly approved broad reforms championed by the sport's president, Sebastian Coe, to turn a corner on reputation-wrecking corruption and doping scandals. 'Someday that pipeline will leak,' says Standing Rock rancher 2016-12-03T12:49:27.000000Z People who live near the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline say they worry it will eventually leak and the underground oil would go undetected, threatening the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's access to clean water from a nearby reservoir of the Missouri River. Cuba bans naming monuments after Fidel Castro 2016-12-03T10:00:44.000000Z The cremated remains of Fidel Castro, which have been taken on a slow and winding journey across the island, arrived in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba, where thousands gathered at a rally to honour the former leader.