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Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 7:30pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

LONDON — While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 — with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 — Americans will continue to have one of the...

Broad tax breaks, targeted spending increases in B.C. pre-election budget

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 7:29pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia's government is staking its re-election on a nearly $1 billion cut in medical service premiums, a small business tax reduction and carefully...

Trump administration working on trans bathroom guidelines

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 7:29pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is working on a new set of directives on the use of school bathrooms by transgender students, the White House said Tuesday.

The...

Missouri man charged with trying to plan terrorist attack

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 7:28pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri native who said he wanted to participate in a terrorist attack that would cause many deaths and injuries is charged with helping plan a Presidents...

Family, friends and bus drivers attend funeral for slain Winnipeg bus driver

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 7:25pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 7:45pm

WINNIPEG — Family, friends, and bus drivers gathered to say goodbye to a Winnipeg Transit driver brutally killed on the job.

The service for 58-year-old Irvine Jubal...

Six-year-old boy's death prompts warning abut ice levels on drainage canals

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 7:17pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 7:45pm

AIRDRIE, Alta. — An official in the community of Airdrie, just north of Calgary, says ice on a drainage canal can be deceiving and is urging caution after a little boy's death...

Canadian women's soccer team to play June home matches in Winnipeg, Toronto

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 7:13pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 7:45pm

Canada's women's soccer team will host Costa Rica in a pair of June friendlies in Winnipeg and Toronto, savouring a home showcase while keeping an eye on a rising CONCACAF team...

English teacher pleads guilty in Japan financial fraud case

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 6:51pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 7:15pm

HONOLULU — A man who taught English at a well-known chain of foreign language schools in Japan pleaded guilty Tuesday to defrauding his students out of more than $230,000....

EPA head's emails with energy companies to be released

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 6:34pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma attorney general's office said Tuesday it is complying with a judge's order to surrender documents related to new Environmental Protection Agency...

Reaction mixed from interest groups responding to B.C.'s 2017-18 budget

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 6:22pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:45pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia's 2017-18 budget was announced Tuesday by Finance Minister Mike de Jong and elicited mixed reactions from interest groups across the province.

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Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits Breitbart

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 6:11pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:30pm

NEW YORK — Polarizing right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos was by turns apologetic for comments he made about sexual relationships between boys and men and adamant he had been...

More tests needed on Russian UN ambassador's cause of death

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 6:05pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:30pm

NEW YORK — Medical examiners who performed an autopsy on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that more tests are needed to determine how and why he fell ill...

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