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The Latest: Trump to hold Iowa rally next week

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:07pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

BRUSSELS — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local):

7:30 p.m.

Donald Trump will be returning to the campaign trail just a few...

Boston Marathon-bomber friend's family sue agents over death

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:05pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

ORLANDO, Fla. — The parents of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned in Florida about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect in 2013 have sued four law...

Former Mississippi prison chief sentenced to nearly 20 years

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:05pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

JACKSON, Miss. — Christopher Epps once called himself the "tallest hog at the trough," but he was cut down to size Wednesday when a judge sentenced Mississippi's former...

Florida agency's undercover gator farm leads to 9 arrests

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:05pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Thousands of illegally harvested alligator eggs and several illegal alligator hunts were discovered by undercover officers working in a fully functional...

Trump wants $108M for deeper ports; Corps adds $56M boost

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:04pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

SAVANNAH, Ga. — President Donald Trump wants $108 million to deepen harbours for two U.S. seaports, while other ports scrambling to make room for larger cargo ships will...

Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:03pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 1:15am

MANCHESTER, England — On the Manchester street they call the "Curry Mile," there are no longer just Indian or Pakistani restaurants. Instead, in a sign of the ever-changing...

TSA tests screening larger electronic devices separately

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:01pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

Travellers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely.

The...

Investigators explore bomber's links to larger network

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:00pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

LONDON — British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same...

Hannity says liberal fascists after sponsors; 1 is leaving

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:59pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

NEW YORK — Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of "liberal fascism" for targeting advertisers on his Fox News Channel show, as one company announced Wednesday that it...

Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:58pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

PITTSBURGH — The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two blacks among its 12 members in a case Cosby believes could be racially motivated...

Metrolinx appealing latest court loss over $770M contract with Bombardier

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:52pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:15pm

TORONTO — Metrolinx has filed an appeal questioning the decision of an Ontario judge last month that preserved the transit agency's contract with Bombardier Transportation....

Alberta introduces first overhaul of workplace rules in almost 30 years

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:46pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:15pm

EDMONTON — The first major overhaul of Alberta's workplace rules in almost 30 years proposes that workers be allowed to take unpaid leave to look after themselves and loved...

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