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Ryan: New revisions are winning support for GOP health bill

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 9:40am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 10:15am

WASHINGTON — A proposal to revive the stalled Republican health care bill is gaining support, Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday, but he stopped short of saying the plan has...

Hungary premier dismisses university fear as EU takes action

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 9:36am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 10:15am

BRUSSELS — Hungary's prime minister on Wednesday dismissed concerns about his country's new higher education law after the European Union launched legal action amid fears the...

Andre De Grasse juggles newfound stardom with world championship preparation

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 9:36am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 10:30am

TORONTO — Two nights after Andre De Grasse powered Canada to a gold medal at the IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas, the 22-year-old was tucked away in the corner of a rooftop...

High drama as firefighters rescue woman atop crane in downtown Toronto

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 9:35am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 10:00am

TORONTO — A woman who spent hours suspended high above a construction site after scaling a crane in downtown Toronto was rescued Wednesday morning by being strapped to a...

Mayors ask feds to ensure provinces offer more cash for transit projects

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 9:35am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 10:00am

OTTAWA — The mayors of Canada's biggest cities are asking the federal government to prod their provincial counterparts to pony up more cash for transit projects.

In a...

Military training accident in Alberta kills one, injures three others

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 9:21am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 9:45am

WAINWRIGHT, Alta. — One soldier has been killed and three others have been injured in a training accident at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright in east-central Alberta.

The...

'Goofy,' 'unbecoming': former U.S. ambassadors blast Trump over Canada

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 9:20am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 9:45am

WASHINGTON — A pair of former American ambassadors to Canada have criticized what they call unhelpful and counter-productive remarks from U.S. President Donald Trump about the...

Bigfoot on the lam: Sasquatch statues vanish from Ohio store

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 9:04am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 9:30am

NORTH LIMA, Ohio — Police in Ohio are on the lookout for Bigfoot after a gift shop owner reported that statues of the hairy creature vanished from outside her store.

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Audit: Ferguson courts 'in disarray' after police killing

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 9:04am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 9:30am

ST. LOUIS — An audit launched in the wake of unrest following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson found the city's court system "in disarray" and...

Judge cites Trump's words in blocking 'sanctuary city' order

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 8:49am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 9:15am

SAN FRANCISCO — For the third time in two months, a federal judge has knocked down an immigration order by President Donald Trump and used Trump's own language against him....

Romania: hundreds of taxis, buses protest against Uber

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 8:37am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 9:00am

BUCHAREST, Romania — Hundreds of taxi and bus drivers protested outside Romania's government offices on Wednesday to demand that Uber and other online ride service be outlawed...

New Brunswick government adding Family Day holiday starting in 2018

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 8:34am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 9:00am

FREDERICTON — New Brunswickers are getting another paid holiday.

Premier Brian Gallant has announced that starting next year, New Brunswick will observe Family Day on...

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