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Plan to repeal Obama health law shows GOP governors are torn

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 4:27pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 4:45pm

WASHINGTON — The nation's governors don't want people in their states to lose health coverage under a repeal of the Obama-era health care law, but even after a weekend of...

Markets Right Now: Dow closes at 12th record high close

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 3:11pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 3:30pm

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

4:00 p.m.

Dow Jones industrials closed at a record high for the 12th consecutive...

Pentagon chief presented counter-IS plan to White House

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 2:30pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 3:00pm

WASHINGTON — Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday gave the White House a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. The strategy...

Oscar-winning Syrian group hopes award will stop 'massacres'

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 1:21pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 1:45pm

BEIRUT — A young volunteer in the Syrian search-and-rescue group featured in an Academy Award-winning documentary said Monday he hopes the award will help stop "massacres" in...

Nazi's son returns art that his family looted in Poland

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 1:08pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 1:30pm

WARSAW, Poland — The son of a Nazi official has returned three artworks that his family had looted from the southern Polish city of Krakow during World War II.

Polish...

Police: Too soon to talk about new parade safety rules

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 1:05pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 1:30pm

NEW ORLEANS — It's too soon to discuss whether new safety rules will be established after a man accused of driving drunk plowed into a Mardi Gras parade crowd, a New Orleans...

Mom of twin toddler boys killed in house fire pleads guilty

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 12:51pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 1:15pm

BATAVIA, N.Y. — The mother of twin toddler boys who died in a western New York house fire while she left them alone to buy marijuana has pleaded guilty in connection to their...

Car in which Tupac Shakur was shot is for sale for $1.5M

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 12:15pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 1:00pm

LOS ANGELES — The car in which rapper Tupac Shakur was fatally shot is for sale, with an asking price of $1.5 million.

California memorabilia dealer Moments in Time has...

Oscars mistake puts consulting firm's reputation in jeopardy

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 12:14pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 12:45pm

LONDON — For 82 years, accounting and consulting firm PwC has enjoyed a reputational boon from handling the balloting process at the Academy Awards.

Now its hard-won...

Jury selected in Aaron Hernandez double murder trial

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 11:49am Updated: February 27, 2017 - 12:15pm

BOSTON — A jury has been selected in the double murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez.

Two final jurors were chosen Monday in Suffolk Superior Court in...

Judge rules Bill Cosby case to be decided by outside jury

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 11:46am Updated: February 27, 2017 - 12:15pm

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — A jury from outside the Philadelphia suburbs will be brought in to decide the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, a judge ruled Monday, rejecting a...

Ready for a new arena in life? Rome's Colosseum seeks a boss

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 11:24am Updated: February 27, 2017 - 1:30pm

ROME — The Colosseum, Rome's ancient arena, is looking for a new boss.

Culture Minister Dario Franceschini on Monday invited candidates worldwide to apply for the...

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