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SWAT body camera captures dramatic scene of hostage standoff

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:41am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 11:00am

BALTIMORE — Body camera video captured a scene rarely made public: a Baltimore SWAT supervisor ordering an officer to kill a man holding two children hostage with a knife....

Indonesia man swallowed by python, villagers and reports say

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:39am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 11:00am

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A 25-year-old Indonesian man has been swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi, villagers and news reports said.

A six-minute video on...

Liberals plan to spend $195M on research into child care in Canada

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:36am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 11:00am

OTTAWA — The federal minister in charge of crafting a national child care plan says that if the Liberals are going to take gender equity seriously, then they must do the same...

The Latest: Spanish minister says reciprocity key in Brexit

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:36am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 11:00am

LONDON — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

5:30 p.m.

Spain's foreign minister says his country "regrets, but also respects the United Kingdom's decision" to...

US judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:35am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 11:00am

HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban planned to hear arguments Wednesday on whether to extend his order...

Fears for Indonesian park's rare species as Trump town rises

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:33am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 11:00am

GUNUNG GEDE PANGRANGO, Indonesia — Shrouded in mist and cloud, the twin volcanoes of the lushly forested Gunung Gede Pangrango national park are the brooding guardians of...

France retools anti-extremism efforts after public failures

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:30am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 11:00am

LENS, France — France's attempts to counter the radicalization of its young people are in turmoil, with a group home intended to turn them away from Islamic extremism empty,...

Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:27am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:45am

CHICAGO — Environmental groups that have hired extra lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from President Donald Trump that...

Ex-Christie aide gets prison term for bridge revenge plot

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:26am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:45am

NEWARK, N.J. — A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for his role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the...

Ford recalls 440K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:24am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:45am

DETROIT — Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly....

Ukrainian president condemns attack on Polish Consulate

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:23am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:45am

MOSCOW — Ukraine's president on Wednesday condemned the overnight shelling of the Polish Consulate in a western city and vowed to track down those responsible.

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Congo to investigate deaths of American, Swedish UN experts

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:23am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:45am

BENI, Congo — Congo's government said Wednesday it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter, whose bodies...

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