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  • Pesky questions about those AWOL Afghans

    So the five Afghan soldiers who went missing from two separate U.S. military bases are now all accounted for and apparently headed back to their home country. Feel safer now? Don't.

  • Trial in Canadian dismemberment case begins

    MONTREAL (AP) — A Canadian man accused of dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to schools and political parties around the country admitted to the killing but pleaded not guilty Monday. His lawyer said he is schizophrenic and not criminally responsible in his opening remarks...

  • US regulators OK 330-mile Canada-NYC power line

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal energy regulators have given final approval for construction of a 330-mile electric transmission line to carry lower-cost Canadian hydroelectric power to New York City. In a decision dated Wednesday, the Department of Energy said the permit requires some final...

  • EU-Canada trade deal has been finalized

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A major trade agreement with Canada has the backing of all 28 EU countries after last minute opposition from Germany had threatened to scuttle the deal, European Union leaders said Friday. European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President...

  • Canadian oil sands project shelved over lack of pipelines, rising costs

    Shelving the proposed multibillion-dollar Corner oil sands project in Alberta, Canada, for three years will cost 70 people their jobs, Statoil Canada said.

  • Ford's sister detailed crack incident to police

    TORONTO (AP) — Rob Ford's sister told police the Toronto mayor smoked crack cocaine with her one night in April in the company of a man she claimed sold drugs to her brother that night, according court documents that indicated police are investigating the mayor for drug possession. The...

  • NORAD: Eight Russian war planes intercepted this week

    The North American Aerospace Defense Command has reported that Canadian and American fighter jets intercepted Russian war planes this week.

  • Separatists in Quebec, Scotland share lessons

    MONTREAL (AP) — Quebec's separatists are watching closely this week to see if the Scottish independence movement has learned from their failed attempts to break away from Canada. And they could be rejuvenated if Scotland breaks away from the United Kingdom. The Scottish National Party, which is...

  • City clerk says Rob Ford's brother to run for Toronto mayor in his place

    TORONTO (AP) — City clerk says Rob Ford's brother to run for Toronto mayor in his place .

  • Canadian leader to skip UN climate summit

    Stephen Harper joins the leaders of China and India in missing the New York event. President Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and over 100 other heads of state will be in attendance.

  • Canada finds 1 of 2 explorer ships lost in Arctic

    TORONTO (AP) — One of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic nearly 170 years ago during a search for the fabled Northwest Passage has been found, Canada's prime minister announced Tuesday in a discovery that could unlock one of history's biggest mysteries and swell Canadian...

  • Feds float new rules to prevent runaway oil tankers

    The proposed rules would prohibit trains carrying hazardous materials from being left unwatched, unless specific requirements for securing the trains are followed.

  • Toronto mayor to testify in extortion case

    TORONTO (AP) — Rob Ford has been ordered to testify at a hearing of a friend accused of using extortion to try and retrieve a video of the Toronto mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine, Ford's lawyer said Friday. Lawyer Dennis Morris said Toronto police handed Ford a subpoena on Aug....

  • Canada to send military advisers to Iraq

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada is sending between 50 to 100 military advisers to Iraq as part of an effort to bolster Iraqi forces against Islamic militants after a request from President Barack Obama. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday they will join the U.S. in advising Iraq on how to enable...

  • Canadian honeybee lawsuit quickly attracts critics

    A beekeeper making queen banks at TPLR Honey Farms WINDSOR, Ontario (Legal Newsline) – Claims made in a recently filed class action lawsuit alleging pesticides are harming Canada’s honeybee population are not true, says an Alberta commercial beekeeper who has seen no ill effects on his...

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