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Markets Right Now: US stocks move slightly lower

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 11:01am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:30am

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

11:45 a.m.

Stocks are moving slightly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in banks...

Interior nominee Zinke urges array of uses for federal lands

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 10:58am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:30am

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump's choice for interior secretary says the nation's vast federal lands should be used for a variety of purposes, from hiking, hunting,...

Norway defends mass murderer Breivik's prison conditions

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 10:54am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:15am

OSLO — Norway on Tuesday defended the prison conditions under which mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik is being held.

The state attorney presented its closing...

By the numbers: A look at how much more it will cost to take out a CMHC loan

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 10:41am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:15am

Canadians taking out a CMHC-insured loan to buy a home face higher costs as of March 17. Here's a look at how the changes announced Tuesday by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp...

The Latest: Report: Gunman was on wanted list in Uzbekistan

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 10:31am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:00am

ISTANBUL — The Latest on the arrest of Istanbul nightclub gunman (all times local):

7:20 p.m.

Turkey's state-run news agency says the gunman who carried out the...

Hundreds of Canadians to join Women's March on Washington this weekend

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 10:22am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:15am

When Linda Hill leaves for Washington, D.C., on Friday night to join a massive march for women's rights, there will be many familiar faces on the bus — including her daughter...

Trudeau affirms support of NATO after Trump brands alliance obsolete

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 10:20am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:15am

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau has affirmed Canada's support of NATO, days after president-elect Donald Trump's pronouncement that the military alliance is obsolete.

But the...

PM backs Vance in relieving senior military commander, but won't say more

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 9:58am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 10:45am

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is backing the decision by Canada's chief of the defence staff to relieve his second in command of his duties, but won't say anything...

Trudeau says he may not wish political leadership on his young daughter

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 9:57am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:15am

FREDERICTON — The prime minister says he may not encourage his young daughter to carry on the family tradition of political leadership.

Justin Trudeau was at a town hall...

Mexico town fears nightclub shooting means drug war has come

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 9:32am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 10:00am

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Mexican authorities said Tuesday they are investigating whether extortion, street-level drug sales or a murder plot was the motive behind a shooting...

Ukraine files case against Russia at UN's highest court

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 9:30am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 10:00am

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Ukraine has filed a case against Russia at the United Nations' highest court, accusing Moscow of illegally annexing Crimea and illicitly funding...

GM to add or keep 7,000 jobs, make $1B factory investment

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 9:28am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 10:00am

DETROIT — General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs, measures that have been in the works for years but announced...

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