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Israeli forces demolish 9 homes in West Bank settlement

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 5:01am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 5:30am

OFRA, Palestinian Territory — Israeli forces are demolishing nine homes in the heart of the West Bank settlement of Ofra after the Supreme Court ruled they were built on...

Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 3:45am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 4:15am

SEATTLE — Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump's new travel ban — mindful of the chaos that accompanied...

Five stories in the news today, March 1

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 3:15am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 3:45am

Five stories in the news for Wednesday, March 1:

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PM TRUDEAU GETS A SHOUT-OUT IN TRUMP SPEECH

Prime Minister Juston Trudeau received a surprise shout-...

A leaner oilpatch emerges from the downturn as technology advances replace jobs

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 3:00am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 3:30am

CALGARY — Tens of thousands of oil and gas workers laid off during the downturn have been waiting for the patch to get back on its feet, but many of the jobs could be gone for...

As Mardi Gras revelry ends with a party, Lent begins

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 2:54am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 3:15am

NEW ORLEANS — After a day of parades, blaring marching bands, elaborate costumes and crowds screaming for beads, another Mardi Gras celebration is over.

Fat Tuesday,...

Global markets mostly higher following Trump's upbeat speech

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 2:51am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 3:15am

TOKYO — Global markets were mostly higher Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a relatively upbeat speech to the U.S. Congress. Investors were hoping for...

In Dem reply, former KY gov says Trump would 'rip' away care

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:35pm Updated: March 1, 2017 - 12:15am

WASHINGTON — Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear took a populist tenor in Democrats' formal response to President Donald Trump's speech to Congress on Tuesday, accusing him of...

The Latest: 1 death in Missouri blamed on severe storms

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:24pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 11:45pm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Latest on severe weather in the central United States (all times local):

11 p.m.

One death has been confirmed after an apparent tornado...

6 wounded in Ohio apartment complex shooting

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:23pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 11:45pm

CINCINNATI — Six people have been wounded in a shooting at an apartment complex in Ohio.

The shooting happened late Tuesday night in Cincinnati.

Police say the...

Trump offers mixed messages on immigration

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:16pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 11:45pm

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, signalling a potential shift on a signature issue, indicated Tuesday in a private meeting with news anchors that he's open to immigration...

Suspects charged with murder in airport nerve agent attack

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 10:48pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 11:30pm

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Appearing calm and solemn, two young women accused of smearing VX nerve agent on Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader, were...

Presidential Trump says 'join forces' for new greatness

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 10:44pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 11:30pm

WASHINGTON — Heralding a "new chapter of American greatness," President Donald Trump issued a broad call for overhauling the nation's health care system and significantly...

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