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Springsteen takes part in surprise show at film festival

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 1:26pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 2:00pm

ASBURY PARK, N.J. — Bruce Springsteen took part in a two-hour jam session during a surprise appearance at a film festival in his home state of New Jersey.

Longtime E...

Golf ball pieces from harvest cause hash brown recall

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 1:08pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 1:30pm

MATTHEWS, N.C. — A food company is recalling frozen hash browns from stores in nine states because the potatoes may have pieces of golf balls in them.

McCain Foods USA's...

Montrealers line up to cast votes in French presidential election

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 12:59pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 1:30pm

MONTREAL — French citizens are lining up in Montreal to cast their votes in what is expected to be a very tight presidential election.

By mid-morning, about 100 citizens...

Problems remain at troubled Washington hospital

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 12:52pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 1:15pm

SEATTLE — Inspectors who visited Washington state's largest psychiatric hospital found that safety problems that thrust the facility into the national spotlight after the...

Nastase ejected from Romania Fed Cup tie after tirade

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 12:43pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 1:15pm

CONSTANTA, Romania — Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase was thrown out of the playoff against Britain after abusing players and the umpire on Saturday.

The 70-year-old...

Pope comforts sister of French priest slain by extremists

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 12:28pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 1:00pm

ROME — Pope Francis on Saturday comforted the sister of an elderly French priest who was slain by Islamic militants in a church in Normandy as the pontiff paid tribute with a...

Opposition: Missiles knock out hospital in Syria's north

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 11:51am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 12:15pm

BEIRUT — Missiles struck a medical centre in Syria's northern rebel-held province, putting the facility built underground for protection out of service and killing a number of...

Canadian women win three straight games on Day 1 at Kitakyushu Sevens

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 11:12am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 11:45am

KITAKYUSHU, Japan — The Canadian women's rugby sevens team posted three victories Saturday to advance to the Kitakyushu Sevens Cup quarter-finals.

Canada opened Pool C...

Matthews, Marner and PP restoration among reasons why Leafs could go distance

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 10:52am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 11:15am

WASHINGTON — Whether he was trying to convince himself or his players, Leafs coach Mike Babcock sure seemed confident his team would win Game 6 on Sunday night in Toronto and...

Police arrest man with knife at Paris' Gare du Nord station

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 10:46am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 11:15am

PARIS — A man with a knife has been arrested by police at Paris' Gare du Nord station, sending a brief ripple of concern over social media a day before the French presidential...

Oklahoman author, Texas dispute ownership of 'lunar Bibles'

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 10:45am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 11:15am

TULSA, Okla. — Ten microfilm Bibles once launched hundreds of thousands of miles into space sit landlocked today inside an Oklahoma courthouse while a legal battle rages in two...

Turkey's justice minister: Time to contest vote results over

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 10:43am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 11:15am

ISTANBUL — Turkey's ruling party and the main opposition party kept up their fight Saturday over the results of the referendum on expanding the president's powers.

In a...

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