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Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:27am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:45am

CHICAGO — Environmental groups that have hired extra lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from President Donald Trump that...

Ex-Christie aide gets prison term for bridge revenge plot

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:26am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:45am

NEWARK, N.J. — A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for his role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the...

Ford recalls 440K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:24am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:45am

DETROIT — Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly....

Ukrainian president condemns attack on Polish Consulate

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:23am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:45am

MOSCOW — Ukraine's president on Wednesday condemned the overnight shelling of the Polish Consulate in a western city and vowed to track down those responsible.

Petro...

Congo to investigate deaths of American, Swedish UN experts

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:23am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:45am

BENI, Congo — Congo's government said Wednesday it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter, whose bodies...

Iranians, engines of US university research, wait in limbo

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:23am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:45am

BOSTON — Hundreds of Iranian students already accepted into U.S. graduate programs may not be able to come next fall because of the uncertainty around President Donald Trump's...

Chinese demand for elephant ivory drops, new report says

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:03am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:30am

NAIROBI, Kenya — The price of ivory in China has dropped sharply as the country plans to end the legal trade in ivory later this year, a leading elephant conservation group...

The Latest: Top EU lawmaker warns UK to respect member rules

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 9:58am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:15am

LONDON — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

4:50 p.m.

The president of the European Parliament is warning Britain against taking any unilateral action that...

Severe storms threaten central US; trucker dies in Oklahoma

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 9:57am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:30am

SPUR, Texas — A storm system that's blamed for the death of a truck driver in Oklahoma barrelled eastward Wednesday, putting 21 million people in the central United States at...

Woman strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 9:28am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:00am

WASHINGTON — A woman described as "erratic and aggressive" drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the Capitol on Wednesday morning and was taken into custody,...

USA Hockey, women reach agreement; seek growth for sport

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 9:12am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 9:30am

Just three days before hosting the world championships, USA Hockey and the women's national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott on home ice....

Woman charged in Sandy Hook parent threat a court no-show

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 9:12am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 9:30am

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Florida woman charged with threatening the parent of a boy killed in the 2012 mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut, was a no-show...

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