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Number of suspected dead climbs from shipwreck off Libya

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 7:37am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 8:15am

ROME — Aid groups have revised to at least 170 the number of suspected dead from a weekend migrant shipwreck off Libya.

The International Organization of Migration and U...

Radical Islamic cleric freed after 9 months in Israel prison

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 7:35am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 8:15am

JERUSALEM — Israel has released a radical Islamic cleric from prison after he completed his nine-month prison term.

Raed Salah heads the northern branch of the Islamic...

Russia hopes for pragmatic dialogue with US under Trump

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 7:33am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 8:00am

Moscow hopes for better relations with the United States based on respect for mutual interests once Donald Trump takes office, in contrast with the "messianic" approach of the...

Spain arrests Moroccan suspected of praising terrorism

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 7:31am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 8:00am

MADRID — Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a Moroccan suspected of praising terrorism by promoting armed Islamic groups on the internet.

A ministry...

Springsteen cover band changes tune, won't play at gala

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 7:20am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 7:45am

TRENTON, N.J. — A Bruce Springsteen cover band has changed its tune about performing at a Washington gala the day before Republican Donald Trump's inauguration.

The B...

Inaugural fashion, politics are intertwined this time

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 7:19am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 7:45am

NEW YORK — What'll she be wearing?

It's a question that fascinates fashion-watchers — and lots of others — every four years: Which designer will the new U.S. first lady...

Going bananas? Israeli zoo scrambles to find missing monkey

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 6:06am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 6:30am

JERUSALEM — Israel's largest zoo is scrambling to find a monkey who swung out of a tree and escaped from the wildlife park near Tel Aviv.

The "Safari," located in the...

The Latest: Sister says ending search keeps cloud over pilot

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 5:47am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 6:15am

SYDNEY, Australia — The Latest on the official suspension of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (all times local):

10:30 p.m.

The sister of the Flight...

Malaysia Air on rebound as missing flight search called off

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 4:15am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 6:00am

HONG KONG — Nearly three years after twin disasters took it to the brink of financial collapse, Malaysia Airlines' new CEO says the airline's recovery is going better than...

Hyundai highlights US spending plan before Trump inaugurated

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 2:52am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 3:15am

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Hyundai Motor Group said Tuesday it will significantly increase its investment in the U.S. while Donald Trump is president and is considering...

GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 1:01am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 1:30am

BILLINGS, Mont. — In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the...

National park visits hits record high for 3rd straight year

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 12:22am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 1:00am

SALT LAKE CITY — Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain experienced historic...

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