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Anthony Joseph Raine, Edmonton Toddler, Mourned By Family

Anthony Joseph Raine, Edmonton Toddler, Mourned By Family

EDMONTON – Family and friends are mourning online a toddler who was found dead outside a church in North Edmonton last week. A Facebook group titled R.I.P. Anthony Joseph Raine had hundreds of posts as of Sunday evening, and a Go Fund Me page had raised more than $3,000 for the boy’s funeral. The boy’s […]

French elections: Far-right leader Le Pen and centrist Macron to face off, estimates say

French elections: Far-right leader Le Pen and centrist Macron to face off, estimates say

Polls have closed in France’s bitterly divisive presidential election. Early projections suggesting who may have made it through to the runoff are expected shortly.

Waterloo, Ont. Program Will Convert Dog Poop Into Energy

Waterloo, Ont. Program Will Convert Dog Poop Into Energy

WATERLOO, Ont. — The Ontario city best known for headquartering BlackBerry may soon be known for an entirely different commodity — dog poop. Waterloo will soon be the home of a pilot program that will turn dog waste into energy, using a process called anaerobic digestion that happens when organic waste breaks down in an […]

Voters go to polls in French election

Voters go to polls in French election

France has voted in the first round of balloting for a new president following a divisive and unpredictable campaign that had 11 names on the ballot.

Saskatchewan Cuts Funeral Funds For Poorest Citizens

Saskatchewan Cuts Funeral Funds For Poorest Citizens

REGINA — By all accounts, Robert had a tough life that included a struggle with addictions, poverty and homelessness. But when he went to Carmichael Outreach in Regina, he knew everybody’s names and took time to learn something about each person. Tyler Gray, who works at the charity, said when Robert died, his family, friends […]

Farah Mohamed Shirdon And Tarek Sakr Added To U.S. List Of Most-Wanted Terrorists

Farah Mohamed Shirdon And Tarek Sakr Added To U.S. List Of Most-Wanted Terrorists

TORONTO — Two Canadians are the latest addition to the United States’ list of most-wanted terrorists that says the men are a threat to American national security and economic interests. The decision to add 24-year-old Farah Mohamed Shirdon and 30-year-old Tarek Sakr to the list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists was published Wednesday in an […]

France begins voting for president after bitter campaign

France begins voting for president after bitter campaign

French voters go to the polls Sunday after a presidential election campaign that was notable for its volatility and overshadowed in its final days by a terror attack on police in Paris.

USS Carl Vinson begins drills with Japanese destroyers

USS Carl Vinson begins drills with Japanese destroyers

American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson started joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean on Sunday, authorities said.

140 feared dead in Taliban raid

140 feared dead in Taliban raid

The Taliban’s deadly raid Friday on a northern army base that killed or wounded more than 100 people was revenge for the deaths of two of its officials in the region, a spokesman for the group told CNN.

Canada’s Central Banker ‘Happy’ With Ontario Housing Measures

Canada’s Central Banker ‘Happy’ With Ontario Housing Measures

WASHINGTON — Measures to cool the housing market in the Greater Toronto Area have received a warm response from Canada’s central banker, who said Saturday it should have some effect on runaway housing prices. “I’m happy there are measures,” Stephen Poloz, the governor of the Bank of Canada, told reporters during financial meetings in Washington. […]

Two People Arrested In Death Of Toddler In Edmonton

Two People Arrested In Death Of Toddler In Edmonton

Edmonton police have arrested a man and a woman in the case of a toddler whose body was found outside a church on the north side of the city. A police statement issued Saturday night said the two were arrested without incident in northwest Edmonton earlier in the evening, that they were in police custody, […]

Bye Bye, Bebe: Fashion Chain To Close All Stores

NEW YORK — Clothing chain Bebe says it expects to close all its stores by the end of May, making it the latest retail casualty of the migration to online shopping. The Brisbane, California-based chain had said earlier this month it would close 21 stores and “explore options” for the remaining locations. In a regulatory […]

American Airlines Suspends Worker After Violent Incident Caught On Video

In another tense incident on a U.S. plane, an American Airlines employee was captured on video challenging a passenger to “c’mon, hit me” during a showdown on a flight from San Francisco. American Airlines issued a statement soon after flight 591 landed at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Friday, confirming that it was investigating the incident […]

Taliban fighters attack Afghan base

Taliban fighters attack  Afghan base

Taliban fighters dressed in military uniforms attacked an army base in northern Afghanistan, killing or wounding more than 100 soldiers, authorities said Saturday.

Why you should care about the French election

Why you should care about the French election

A presidential election in France is not usually the sort of thing that I would tell you to pay attention to. After all, it’s hard enough to convince people that they should pay attention to elections in this country.

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