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  • Oil train in deadly crash passed through major U.S. cities

    A train carrying crude oil that derailed, exploded and killed 47 people in a Quebec town in July 2013 traveled through Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, Milwaukee and North Dakota before the accident, a report from Canada's Transportation Safety Board said.

  • 'Canadian Idol' contestant acquitted on terrorism

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A former "Canadian Idol" contestant was acquitted on Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism, with the judge finding insufficient evidence that he intended to join a plot. Khurram Syed Sher, an Ontario doctor whose 2010 arrest got international attention because of...

  • Investigators release Quebec train disaster report

    TORONTO (AP) — The weak safety culture of a now-defunct railway company and poor government oversight were among the many factors that led to an oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec last year, Canada's Transportation Safety Board said in a new report released Tuesday. TSB chair...

  • Musicians team up to kill Keystone XL

    Country legend Willie Nelson is teaming up with Canadian rock artist Neil Young in September to keep another Canadian product out of the United States -- the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.

  • Hitchhiking robot charms its way across Canada

    TORONTO (AP) — He has dipped his boots in Lake Superior, crashed a wedding and attended an Aboriginal powwow. A talking, bucket-bodied robot has enthralled Canadians since it departed from Halifax last month on a hitchhiking journey to the Pacific coast. HitchBOT, created by team of...

  • Canada to bring arms to Kurds in Iraq

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada is committing two cargo planes to move military supplies into northern Iraq as part of the international effort to bolster Kurdish forces against Islamic militants. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday a CC-177 Globemaster and a CC-130J Hercules transport will...

  • Canadian prosecutors approve polygamy charges

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Polygamy charges have once again been filed against two leaders of a polygamous fundamentalist Mormon community, British Columbia's Ministry of Justice said. Winston Blackmore and James Oler each face charges of polygamy. Similar charges against the men were...

  • Are women making the men's rights movement a force to be reckoned with?

    Injustice abounds whenever ideologues have no limits upon their exercise of power. It takes genuine intellectual courage to challenge orthodoxy, especially on the typical American college campus and in the mainstream media where the many isms of liberal orthodoxy reign supreme.

  • Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine

    TRENTON, Ontario (AP) — Canada says it is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russia. Defense Minister Rob Nicholson said Thursday that Canada will deliver helmets, ballistic eyewear, protective vests, first aid kits, tents and...

  • China investigates 2 Canadians for secret stealing

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are investigating two Canadians citizens on suspicion of stealing state secrets about China's military and national defense research, state media said. The official Xinhua News Agency said in a one-paragraph report late Monday that Kevin Garratt and Julia Dawn...

  • Canada, Michigan name authority for border bridge

    DETROIT (AP) — Michigan and Canada have appointed members of an authority to oversee construction of a $2 billion public bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. Michigan's designees are Michael Hayes, Birgit Klohs and Matt Rizik. Hayes leads the Midland Center for the Arts. Klohs heads...

  • Possible land deal for US-Canada bridge delayed

    DETROIT (AP) — A proposal has been delayed to transfer 301 Detroit-owned properties to the Michigan Land Bank in exchange for $1.4 million from the Canadian government as part of plans for a $2 billion international commuter bridge. A special Detroit City Council session was scheduled Monday...

  • AP Source: NFL stadium sites explored in Toronto

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto, a person close to the situation said. The study identified at least three potential stadium...

  • Eau Canada: Caravan totes water to Detroit

    DETROIT (AP) — A caravan of Canadians bringing jugs with 1,000 liters of water arrived in Detroit on Thursday afternoon in a symbolic protest against the bankrupt city shutting off water to residents who haven't paid their bills. Eleven vehicles passed through the Detroit Windsor Tunnel under...



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