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First of two G20 police misconduct cases delayed after complainant axes lawyer

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:58am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 11:30am

TORONTO — An appeal of one of two cases of police misconduct arising out of the turbulent Toronto G20 summit almost seven years ago has been delayed after a complainant opted...

Ryan says House to revisit health care, offers no details

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:50am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:15am

WASHINGTON — Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday he's going to give battered House Republicans another crack at a health care overhaul. But he offered no timeline, and leaders haven...

Lawmakers in Republican-led Kansas vote to expand Medicaid

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:49am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:15am

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas' Republican-controlled Legislature approved an expansion Tuesday of state health coverage to thousands of poor adults under the federal Affordable Care...

Trump puts anti-global warming projects on chopping block

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:46am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:15am

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday aimed at moving forward on his campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's...

'Carlos the Jackal' sentenced to life for 1974 attack

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:35am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:00am

PARIS — A French court on Tuesday convicted the man known as "Carlos the Jackal," once the world's most-wanted fugitive, of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and...

Carolina goalie Lack out of hospital after suffering neck injury versus Detroit

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:34am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:00am

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes say Eddie Lack is out of the hospital and has a neck strain after being taken off the ice on a stretcher following a frightening...

Weaver, Poje hope the 'road less travelled' leads them to world podium

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:16am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 9:45am

HELSINKI — Canada's Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje arrived at last year's world figure skating championships armed with the No. 1 ranking and two seasons of rock-solid results...

Romania: ex-minister sentenced to 6 years for bribes

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:08am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 9:30am

BUCHAREST, Romania — A court has handed a former Romanian tourism minister a six-year sentence for bribery and abuse of office connected to a boxing gala that she organized....

McMorris nominated to Canadian Olympic team despite injury; Parrot also gets nod

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:57am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 9:45am

VANCOUVER — Despite being in hospital with serious injuries suffered in a backcountry accident over the weekend, snowboard star Mark McMorris was provisionally nominated to...

Police investigating video by Halifax councillor yelling, 'Chinese fire drill'

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:51am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 9:15am

HALIFAX — Police say they are looking into a video of a Halifax councillor and provincial Progressive Conservative candidate leaping from a car and laughing as he yells, "...

Homeless veterans: Trump's budget could hurt efforts

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:48am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 9:30am

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The push to end homelessness among veterans would suffer without the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, which is up for elimination under President...

US consumer confidence hits 16-year high

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:42am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 9:15am

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence climbed to its highest level in more than 16 years, a strong gain for one of President Donald Trump's preferred economic indicators.

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