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Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions' security clearance

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 7:59pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 8:30pm

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he submitted as a...

Riopelle's 'Vent du nord' now Canada's second most expensive painting at $7.4M

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 7:56pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 8:30pm

TORONTO — A painting by the late Quebec artist Jean Paul Riopelle sold for more than $7.4 million on Wednesday, good for second on the list of Canada's most expensive works of...

B.C. Liberals make pitch to continue government as a minority in legislature

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 7:34pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 8:15pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia entered a new stage of political uncertainty Wednesday as the final vote count from an election held more than two weeks ago confirmed the province'...

Agent feared leak of Trump tax returns could affect election

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 7:16pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:45pm

BATON ROUGE, La. — Less than two weeks before Election Day, federal agents descended on a hotel lobby to meet a Louisiana private investigator they believed had illegally tried...

Alton Sterling's family seeks officers' immediate dismissal

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 7:16pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:45pm

NEW ORLEANS — The family of Alton Sterling is demanding the immediate firing of the two officers involved in the man's death.

In a letter Wednesday to Baton Rouge Mayor-...

PM in Brussels for NATO summit, where terrorism, cost of defence top agenda

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 7:15pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:45pm

BRUSSELS — The new headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization — a massive, state-of-the-art facility that cost more than a billion euros to build — was designed to...

Halifax medical student accused of murder was deeply in debt, trial told

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:55pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:30pm

HALIFAX — Medical student William Sandeson was deeply in debt and under pressure from his parents about his spending in the weeks before he allegedly murdered another student...

Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberries

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:55pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:30pm

FRESNO, Calif. — A renowned strawberry researcher in California broke patent law and violated a loyalty pledge to his former university by taking his work with him to profit...

8 California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after brawl

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:50pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:15pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A fight between two California prisoners quickly raged out of control Wednesday and forced correctional officers to open fire to stop a melee that sent...

Man who killed children struggles with anger management: psychiatrist

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:38pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:15pm

COQUITLAM, B.C. — A man found not criminally responsible for killing his three children because of a mental disorder is making slow progress but still faces serious anger...

Major sponsor pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod race

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:08pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate...

Major sponsor pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod race

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:08pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate...

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