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Maud Lewis painting goes for $36,800 at Consignor Art Auction

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 1:51am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 2:30am

TORONTO — A Maud Lewis painting has been sold for well above its pre-auction estimate for the second time in a month.

The Nova Scotia artist's "Black Cats" fetched $36,...

Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 1:20am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 2:00am

ILIGAN, Philippines — One of Asia's most-wanted militants is still hiding out in a city in the southern Philippines where government forces backed by armoured vehicles and...

Alabama executes man for 1982 murder-for-hire

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 12:16am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 1:15am

ATMORE, Ala. — An inmate once called the "Houdini" of Alabama's death row for escaping seven past execution dates through legal challenges was put to death early Friday for a...

Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning US House race

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 11:47pm Updated: May 26, 2017 - 12:30am

BOZEMAN, Mont. — Republican multimillionaire Greg Gianforte won Montana's only U.S. House seat on Thursday despite being charged a day earlier with assault after witnesses said...

Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 11:27pm Updated: May 26, 2017 - 1:00am

ILIGAN, Philippines — Foreign fighters are among the militants linked to the Islamic State group who are battling government troops in the southern Philippines, an official...

A sister uses her gifts to send messages to fallen soldier

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 11:07pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 11:30pm

NEENAH, Wis. — She begins each time by sharpening her tools, with the sound of metal on metal echoing through the sunlit old house she calls both home and workshop. Making a...

Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 11:05pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 11:30pm

BRUSSELS — Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump rebuked fellow NATO members Thursday for failing to meet the military alliance's financial benchmarks,...

Body-slamming the press: Gianforte skirmish marks spike in media hostility

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 11:00pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 11:30pm

WASHINGTON — A reporter being slammed into the ground by a Republican politician, prompting criminal charges on the eve of his election to Congress, is putting a new spotlight...

The Uncover the Cure Cocktail Party raised $82,900 for prostate cancer on May 25, 2017.

Uncover the Cure raises $82K for prostate cancer

By Lauren Golosky May 25, 2017 - 10:24pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 10:24pm

More money is being raised to fight prostate cancer at the local level.

Thursday night’s the Uncover the Cure Cocktail Party, hosted by 980 CJME’s John Gormley, raised $...

Quebec's Charlevoix region to host next year's G7 meetings

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 8:41pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 9:15pm

OTTAWA — Canada will play host to next year's meeting of G7 leaders at a remote luxury resort in the Charlevoix region of Quebec, The Canadian Press has learned.


Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose'

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 8:30pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 9:00pm

NEW YORK — Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it's up to them to bring purpose to the world, fight...

RCMP still looking for boy's remains 38 years after he was murdered

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 8:01pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 8:30pm

STEINBACH, Man. — RCMP have issued an appeal asking for the public's help in finding the remains of a 13-year-old boy who vanished in July 1978.

David Wiebe was last...