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OTTAWA - Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan offered a full apology to his former comrades-in-arms on Saturday, after claiming to have been the "architect" of Canada's largest battle in Afghanistan. The m
MONTREAL - Police say a 33-year-old woman is facing multiple charges after allegedly assaulting her mother during a family dispute in Montreal. Emmanelle Tremblay appeared in court via videoconferenc
EDMONTON - The sweet smell of NHL playoff success isn't the only aroma that's exciting people in Edmonton. While fans of the Edmonton Oilers celebrated their team taking a 2-0 lead ......
VANCOUVER - The B.C. Liberals announced today they will repeal the City of Vancouver's plans to ban natural gas in new buildings days ahead of the policy taking effect. Andrew Wilkinson, ......
The enormous popularity of home renovation shows may be partly responsible for a dramatic jump in power tool injuries among DIYers. With power saw companies lagging behind on innovations to prevent am
With more states legalizing marijuana and record numbers of people dying from drug overdoses, concern about drug-impaired driving is growing in the U.S. The most recent national data shows that 43% of
MONTREAL - A lawyer for a former Montreal borough mayor says her client has been allowed to return home after serving a sixth of his sentence for sexually touching a ......
The US GDP growth rate was negatively impacted by lower inventories and slower auto sales.
COQUITLAM, B.C. - A young woman and two children have been killed in a multi-vehicle crash in Coquitlam, B.C. RCMP say the accident happened Friday evening on the Lougheed Highway just ...
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's Tories and New Democrats say the provincial election race is in full swing following a Liberal gaffe suggesting the writ could drop as early as this ......
Google and Amazon shares almost diverge out results last week
Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko are about to engage in a heavyweight title battle. Forbes will be here every step of the way.
New research explores the connection between feeling excluded and indulging in conspiracy thinking.
If the Chicago Bulls rebuild, the process starts with one very difficult decision.
OTTAWA - Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he is truly sorry after claiming in a recent speech to have been the architect of Canada's largest battle in Afghanistan. The mea culpa ......
As Tesla shares hit highs again on Friday, we're probably getting the last glimpses of the final Model 3.
MONTREAL - A 60-year-old woman was taken to hospital after she was allegedly assaulted by her daughter during a family dispute in Montreal. Montreal police say the altercation began at around ...
A pilot shortage threatens Las Vegas’ place in the world as an air travel hub. Nevada is currently 200 airline pilots short of the 1,554 needed to keep up with the state’s tourism, gaming
ISTANBUL - In a move that social media users called censorship, a Turkish court on Saturday blocked access to Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, enforcing an earlier restriction by Turkey's ...
Quebec provincial police are investigating after 19 dead dogs were found by the side of a road near Quebec City. A citizen called police after finding the decomposing carcasses last week ...
GM CEO Mary Barra took a moment to try to quash speculation she would leave GM for a role in government or politics             
LONGUEUIL, Que. - Quebec's police watchdog agency is looking into the death of a 24-year-old man who died in police custody in northern Quebec on Friday night. The man was arrested ......
NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio family says they learned just 20 minutes before dinner this week that a planned mystery guest would be Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg. The Vindicat
"He always refers to him as the Godfather of Modern Global Philanthropy."
Joe Mixon had first round NFL talent but a punch three years ago put him in the second round and cost him about $25 million in the draft. Those who come behind him should learn his lesson without cost
Over the past two months, as stocks have declined, the financial press as come up with a number of reasons why investors should consider avoiding the stock market. So what information should investors
Only weeks after two small U.S. airlines announced plans to cut back service to Cuba, four major carriers have filed applications with the U.S. Department of Transportation to take over the routes
Nearly 300 executives have visited this year, putting C.E.O.s on par with senior lawmakers as influences on President Trump’s thinking.
Nearly 300 executives have visited this year, putting C.E.O.s on par with senior lawmakers as influences on President Trump’s thinking.
BRUSSELS - The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) ___ 5:05 p.m. Even before the European Union and Britain kick off their divorce negotiation
Howes says mounting economic evidence suggests a “great decoupling” is underway in Michigan.             
A frustrated tweet from Mojang’s co-founder and a fast flurry of emails among Microsoft executives triggered the negotiations that led to Microsoft’s $2.6 billion acquisition of Sweden’s Mojang. A li
Boeing has shuttered the gym near Boeing Field that employees — even CEO Muilenburg — enjoyed for decades. Also: Zillow pays for CEO Rascoff to commute Seattle by private jet from his new LA mansion,
A frustrated tweet from Mojang’s co-founder and a fast flurry of emails among Microsoft executives triggered the negotiations that led to Microsoft’s $2.6 billion acquisition of Sweden’s Mojang. A li
During his first 100 days in office, the U.S. leader’s pronouncements on trade, taxes and foreign policy have tended to generate a burst of activity in the world’s biggest financial market.
Tax reform is like designing a bridge. Get everything right and you’re golden. But use a gusset plate that’s too thin and the I-35W Mississippi Bridge collapses.
This week’s best business quotes come from a nostalgic Boeing retiree, a tired Starbucks barista, and an airline analyst worried that labor is winning too much.
A big question being asked in the fund world now is whether one of the hot trends in investing — “factors” investing — is worthwhile.
The average property-tax bill across King County has jumped 35 percent in the last four years, due to quickly climbing property values and newly approved tax hikes. For the buyer of a typical house i
Microsoft’s acquisition of “Minecraft” maker Mojang in 2014 thrust it into the center of Sweden’s vibrant video-gaming cluster, where a boom in the last half decade — that includes much more than “Mi
A survey of consumer satisfaction levels found that Americans have a slightly higher opinion of U.S.-based airlines this year compared with last year. Unfortunately for the airlines, that survey o
Question: I live in a mixed-use condominium complex in Los Angeles. There is only one subterranean parking garage for the entire building, and over time, serious problems have developed with exhau
BRUSSELS - The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) ___ 4:55 p.m. Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says the 27 European Union countr
An environmental-impact statement for Millennium Bulk Terminals was released to the public April 28.
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - It's been a busy year for Elise Phillippo and her husband Brandon. They got hitched, bought a house and had a baby — all against the backdrop ......
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to avoiding conflicts of interest in the White House, President Donald Trump has ripped up the playbook in his first 100 days. Most presidents have taken pains to avoid
ROME/MILAN (Reuters) - Italians are watching their flag carrier Alitalia go into yet another financial tailspin, and a growing number of them believe it would be better for the country if it crashed.
A new study examining the muscular system of bonobos provides firsthand evidence that the rare great ape species may be more closely linked, anatomically, to human ancestors than common chimpanzees.
A former Mississippi law enforcement officer hit five students, killing one.              
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating whether General Motors should add about 312,000 vehicles to a 2015 recall for headlights that can suddenly go dark. The National Highway Traffic Sa
TOWN OF OASIS, Wis. (AP) — Lake property owners and farmers in Wisconsin are clashing over a proliferation of high-capacity wells. It’s a fight no one expected to see in Wisconsin, where water
WASHINGTON - In his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump has produced hundreds of tweets, fired scores of rockets at Syria, signed dozens of executive orders, made one ......
The so-called flying car is really a hovercraft, people. Also we chat about net neutrality, earnings and Uber.
ROME/MILAN (Reuters) - Italians are watching their flag carrier Alitalia go into yet another financial tailspin, and a growing number of them believe it would be better for the country if it crashed.
HBO and Showtime will both broadcast the Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko fight. And both sides can see the benefit of sharing the bout.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The administration officials who gave President Donald Trump’s tax plan a splashy debut in recent days seem to have caught the exaggeration bug from their boss. A look at some
BRUSSELS - The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) 1:40 p.m. European Union Council President Donald Tusk says that EU leaders have endorsed th
The FCC this week released the first details of its long-anticipated plan to roll-back Obama-era net neutrality protections. But the fight isn't over. The post Here’s What Comes Next in the Fight to
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