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Dead Niagara Falls daredevil might have plunged with snake

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:40pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:15pm

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — A daredevil who died after plunging over Niagara Falls in an apparent stunt with an inflatable ball might have brought a boa constrictor along for the...

Medical instrument left inside Quebec woman after cancer surgery

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:37pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

MONTREAL — Quebec's health minister is blaming human error after a medical instrument 33 centimetres long was forgotten inside a woman who had a hysterectomy at a Montreal...

Venezuela: Helicopter strafes court in 'terrorist attack'

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:35pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:15pm

CARACAS, Venezuela — Oscar Perez is a cop, pilot, action movie star and dog trainer. He's now also a fugitive, accused of strafing two key Venezuelan government buildings from...

The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:34pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

Highlights from the news file for Wednesday, June 28

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SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS ORDER AGAINST GOOGLE: The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a ruling that ordered...

Record-breaking sniper shot saved Iraqi lives, special forces general says

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:31pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

OTTAWA — The sniper who shattered the record for the longest confirmed kill also saved lives, the deputy commander of Canadian special forces said.

Brig.-Gen. Peter Dawe...

Head of NEB welcomes overhaul recommendations as way to keep up with times

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:26pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:15pm

CALGARY — The head of the National Energy Board says a proposed overhaul of how the federal regulator consults, operates and is organized will make it better prepared to...

Europe learning from Canada on dealing with Trump 'novelty': Italian president

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:25pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

OTTAWA — Italy's visiting president says Europe is learning much from Canada on how to engage with the "novelty" that is the Donald Trump administration.

President...

UK's weakened government passes first vote since election

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:21pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:45pm

LONDON — Britain's Conservative minority government passed its first test in Parliament since an election wiped out its majority, with lawmakers Wednesday narrowly rejecting an...

Sons to attend birthday service at Princess Diana's grave

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:21pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:45pm

LONDON — Prince William, his wife, Kate, and Prince Harry will attend a private service at the late Princess Diana's grave on what would have been her 56th birthday.

In...

Appeals court: No immediate release for Dassey

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:17pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:45pm

MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin inmate featured in the hit Netflix series "Making a Murderer" lost another bid Wednesday to get out of prison while state attorneys fight a ruling...

Syrian doctor caught in U.S. travel ban gives up, moves to Canada

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:17pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:45pm

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Syrian doctor says he won't return to the United States to finish his studies at Brown University because of the Trump administration's travel ban.

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US demands more security on international flights to US

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:16pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:45pm

WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or...

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