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China's growth in 2016 slumps as Trump trade struggle looms

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 4:01am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 4:30am

BEIJING — China's economic growth sank to a three-decade low in 2016 as its struggling exporters brace for a possible trade battle with President-elect Donald Trump.

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Royal LePage reports sharp rise in American interest in Canadian real estate

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 3:59am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 4:15am

TORONTO — A new report from Royal LePage suggests many Americans who oppose incoming president Donald Trump continue showing a desire to purchase property in Canada.

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Mexican drug kingpin "El Chapo" to appear in US courtroom

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 3:45am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 4:15am

NEW YORK — Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious drug kingpins, is finally headed for a court date the United States sought for two decades while he made...

Six stories in the news today, Jan. 20

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 3:15am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 3:45am

Six stories in the news for Friday, Jan. 20

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DONALD TRUMP SET TO MOVE INTO OVAL OFFICE Donald Trump takes the oath of office today to become the 45th President...

Global shares steady ahead of Trump's inauguration

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 3:13am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 3:45am

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Global shares were steady in cautious trading Friday ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. China's report that its economy grew at...

Roberts, target of Trump jabs, meeting Trump at Capitol

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 3:01am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 3:30am

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump and John Roberts are not likely to rehash Trump's criticism of the chief justice when they meet outside the Capitol at noon.

Instead, they will...

10 promises Trump made for his first day

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 3:01am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 3:30am

WASHINGTON — Behind in the polls in late October, Donald Trump ventured to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to give American voters a "contract" detailing what he would achieve during...

Freeze-dried food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in dome

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 3:00am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 3:30am

HONOLULU — Crammed into a dome with one bathroom, six scientists will spend eight months munching on mostly freeze-dried foods — with a rare treat of Spam — and have only their...

Meet the Canadian artists behind the masks worn by NHL goaltenders

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 3:00am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 3:30am

MONTREAL — An NHL goaltender's mask is not only the one thing standing between a man's head and a 160-kilometre slapshot — it is also Sylvie Marsolais' canvas.

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Meet the Canadian artists behind the masks worn by NHL goaltenders

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 3:00am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 3:30am

MONTREAL — An NHL goaltender's mask is not only the one thing standing between a man's head and a 160-kilometre slapshot — it is also Sylvie Marsolais' canvas.

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NTSB releases preliminary report on Lake Erie plane crash

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 2:33am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 3:00am

CLEVELAND — The pilot of a plane that crashed into Lake Erie last month received his certification to fly that type of aircraft just 21 days before the fatal crash, according...

Inauguration Day: Trump to become America's 45th president

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 2:32am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 3:00am

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump, a real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, will be sworn in Friday as...

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