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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...

Deadline passes for Conservative leadership rivals to sign up new members

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:13am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:30am

OTTAWA — The deadline for Conservative leadership contenders to sign up new members has passed.

Kevin O'Leary was among the first out of the blocks to declare his...

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...

John Strang is charged with first-degree murder in the death of former Sask. Party staffer Lisa Strang, whose body was found in her McLean home on August 1, 2015.

Lawyers consider if man accused of killing Sask. Party staffer is criminally responsible

By 980 CJME March 29, 2017 - 10:01am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:19am

The man accused of killing a long-time Sask. Party staffer made a brief appearance at the Court of Queen's Bench in Regina Wednesday morning.

John Strang appeared as...

Compensation to Bombardier senior executives rose nearly 50 per cent last year

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:00am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 11:00am

MONTREAL — Bombardier's senior executives saw their compensation rise by nearly 50 per cent last year at a time when it laid off thousands of workers, sought government aid and...

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...

Police following up on report of radicalized Montreal airport employees: Coiteux

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 9:51am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:45am

MONTREAL — Quebec's public security minister says police are taking all necessary steps to ensure public safety after a report suggested some workers at Montreal's airport may...

Canadian found guilty of insulting Turkey's president released as lawyer appeals case

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 9:51am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:30am

A Canadian woman detained in Turkey has been found guilty of insulting the country's president, but said she has been released from prison as her lawyer pursues an appeal of ...

Nadine Machiskinic, 29, died after falling down a laundry chute at Regina's Delta Hotel in January 2015.

Regina police took a year to piece together the night Nadine Machiskinic died

By Sarah Mills March 29, 2017 - 9:45am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 9:46am

The inquest into the death of Nadine Machiskinic is entering its third day.

On Tuesday the jury heard more about the police investigation into the 29-year-old's death....

Nature Conservancy buys 'pristine' property along north shore of Lake Superior

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 9:30am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:00am

The Nature Conservancy of Canada says it has purchased more than 1,000 hectares of property on the north shore of Lake Superior that is crucial to species such as bald eagles...

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,...

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