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The Latest: Bruno Mars kicks off BET Awards

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 6:53pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 7:15pm

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on the BET Awards being presented from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local):

5:25 p.m.

Bruno Mars has opened the 2017...

9 dead, 28 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 6:36pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 7:15pm

GUATAPE, Colombia — A tourist boat packed with about 170 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving nine...

Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, US

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 6:16pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 6:45pm

Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of faulty air...

UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 5:15pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 5:45pm

LONDON — The list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests grew to 60, officials said Sunday, revealing the mounting challenge the government...

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 5:05pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 5:30pm

BAHAWALPUR , Pakistan — Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with...

Activists kept from gathering en masse for Istanbul Pride

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 4:36pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 4:45pm

ISTANBUL — Turkish police stopped activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for an LGBT pride event in Istanbul on Sunday...

Europeans learn to live with - and adapt to - terror attacks

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 3:22pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 3:45pm

PARIS — The jihadis' targets in Europe are depressingly repetitive: the Brussels metro, the Champs-Elysees in Paris (twice), tourist-filled bridges in London (twice) and a U.K...

Prince Harry once 'wanted out' of Britain's royal family

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 1:57pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 2:30pm

LONDON — Prince Harry says he once "wanted out" of the British royal family.

In an interview published in the Mail on Sunday, the prince said the time he spent in the...

New Lake Tahoe lodge praised as boon to economy, environment

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 1:54pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 2:15pm

STATELINE, Nev. — More than two decades after developers first faced a series of stringent regulations, a $100 million lodge has opened on the south shore of Lake Tahoe to rave...

Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 1:54pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 2:15pm

BARCELONA, Spain — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and threatened a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered...

'Transformers: The Last Knight' debuts to a franchise low

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 1:47pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 2:15pm

NEW YORK — The hulking machines of "Transformers" are no longer box-office behemoths in North America. But they're still big in China.

Michael Bay's "Transformers: The...

Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance - and face some

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 1:33pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK — Thousands of people lined the streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones, the latter a reaction to...

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