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4 men being tried in second Oregon standoff trial

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:59pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

PORTLAND, Ore. — The federal prosecutors who failed to convict Ammon Bundy returned to court Tuesday to try four lesser-known men who followed Bundy's call to take a hard stand...

Saskatchewan teacher 'having a bad day' fined for throwing marker at student

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:51pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

REGINA — A Saskatchewan teacher has been reprimanded for throwing a white board marker at a student, hitting her above her right eye.

The Saskatchewan Professional...

Michelin Guide misguided as local cafe gets star in error

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:47pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

BOURGES, France — It's a case of culinary mistaken identity.

The Michelin Guide has accidently awarded one of its coveted stars to a lowly local cafe that shares its...

Lawmakers urge VA to explain rising cases of drug theft

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:46pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

WASHINGTON — The heads of two congressional committees said Tuesday they want the Department of Veterans Affairs to better explain its efforts to stem drug theft and loss in...

Dozens of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery in Missouri

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:45pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — Vandals have damaged or tipped over as many as 200 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in suburban St. Louis, leaving the region's Jewish community shaken...

AP FACT CHECK: Were hands of Obama-era border agents tied?

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:45pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

WASHINGTON — Assertions from the White House that immigration-enforcement agents had their hands tied in the last administration are difficult to square with the massive...

Trump comments put focus on Sweden's embrace of immigrants

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:43pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

HELSINKI — When a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found it necessary to...

Graffiti found at 4 popular monuments in Washington, DC

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:43pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

WASHINGTON — The National Park Service says graffiti has been found at four memorials in Washington.

U.S. Park Police officials said Tuesday that messages written in...

Lawyer: Portugal to extradite ex-CIA agent to Italian jail

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:41pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:00pm

LISBON, Portugal — A former CIA agent will be handed over to Italy in the coming days to serve a four-year prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S....

Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:41pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:00pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal appeals court plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state tries to start carrying out...

Trump pick as security adviser is nod toward pragmatism

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:40pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's choice of an outspoken but non-political Army general as national security adviser is a nod to pragmatism, but Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will...

Mass funeral held for 20 Haitians who died in dismal prison

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:40pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:00pm

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Relatives wailed in grief or stared stoically as flowers were placed on 20 caskets at a mass funeral Tuesday for the latest group of inmates who died...

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