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Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro

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

CARACAS, Venezuela — The leader of Venezuela's rebellious congress has a message for the world's capitalists: Think twice before signing another check to President Nicolas...

Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers can't grasp it

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 10:41am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 11:15am

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — When an Icelander arrives at an office building and sees "Solarfri" posted, they need no further explanation for the empty premises: The word means "when...

Ryan: Russian election meddling probe will help US allies

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 10:40am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 11:15am

TALLINN, Estonia — One of the reasons the U.S. Congress has launched an investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is to "prevent the same kind of...

Canadian man pleads guilty to attempting to import fentanyl into U.S.

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 9:42am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 10:15am

A Canadian man has pleaded guilty to attempting to export fentanyl products and other synthetic drugs from China into the United States.

A release from the U.S. Attorney...

Filipino troops kill 4 suspected militants on resort island

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 9:26am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 10:00am

CEBU, Philippines — After a massive manhunt, Philippine forces killed at least four suspected Muslim militants Saturday in a central resort province where troops had foiled...

Trump tells 'dreamers' to rest easy, targets criminals

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 9:08am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 9:30am

WASHINGTON — Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now in the country illegally can "rest easy," President Donald Trump says, telling the "dreamers" they will...

Wayne State honours broadcaster with new baseball facility

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 8:44am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 10:00am

DETROIT — Wayne State University has unveiled a $2.3 million baseball facility to honour a legendary Detroit broadcaster.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday declared...

Wayne State honours broadcaster with new baseball facility

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 8:44am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 10:00am

DETROIT — Wayne State University has unveiled a $2.3 million baseball facility to honour a legendary Detroit broadcaster.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday declared...

Divisions, protests erupt at German nationalist convention

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 8:24am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 8:45am

COLOGNE, Germany — Divisions among German nationalists erupted Saturday as delegates from the far-right Alternative for Germany party rejected an appeal by one of their leaders...

Premature hippo a happy hit for Ohio zoo after gorilla death

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 8:23am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 8:45am

CINCINNATI — A prematurely born hippo in Ohio has been providing regular doses of happiness for animal lovers, in a show of public affection that's also given an emotional lift...

Harvard museum marking 150 years with new exhibit

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 8:22am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 8:45am

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A Harvard University museum is marking its 150th anniversary with a new exhibit showcasing its role developing the study of anthropology.

The Peabody...

Guilty plea set for Haitian politician, coup leader

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 8:22am Updated: April 22, 2017 - 8:45am

MIAMI — A guilty plea in a U.S. drug case is set for a former Haitian coup leader who was recently elected to the Senate in that country.

Federal court records in Miami...

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