The Canadian Press

B.C. jury set to begin deliberations Thursday for accused human smugglers

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 7:02pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:30pm

VANCOUVER — A jury in Vancouver is expected to begin deliberations on Thursday in the case of four men accused of smuggling hundreds of Tamil migrants into Canada.

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Shell Canada seals second deepwater well off Nova Scotia, silent on results

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:54pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:15pm

HALIFAX — Shell is moving to seal off the second of its two deepwater exploration wells off Nova Scotia.

The company began work on the Monterey Jack well on the Scotian...

B.C. set record for drug overdose deaths last year, appeals for federal help

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:54pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:15pm

VICTORIA — More than 900 people died in British Columbia last year from illicit drug overdoses, but the provincial health minister says the toll could have been far higher and...

Many youth with ADHD given antipsychotic drugs: study

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:36pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:15pm

TORONTO — One in 20 Ontario children and youth have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and many are prescribed antipsychotic drugs, despite having no other mental health...

AP-NORC Poll: Americans of all stripes say fix health care

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:35pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON — Sylvia Douglas twice voted for President Barack Obama and last year cast a ballot for Democrat Hillary Clinton. But when it comes to "Obamacare," she now sounds...

So long from White House: Obama aims final messages at Trump

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:29pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama stepped behind the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists crammed in for the occasion and...

Colombia ELN rebels agree to free captive, start peace talks

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:20pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

BOGOTA — Colombia's second-largest rebel group has agreed to free a prominent politician held captive for almost a year, clearing the way for repeatedly postponed peace talks...

CIA publishes guidelines for handling Americans' info

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:16pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:45pm

WASHINGTON — Two days before Donald Trump takes office, the CIA on Wednesday published for the first time its guidelines for how it collects, stores, searches and shares...

Federal study on Dakota Access pipeline to move forward

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:15pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:45pm

BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge said Wednesday he won't keep the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access...

Former President George H.W. Bush and wife hospitalized

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:14pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:45pm

HOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted Wednesday to the intensive care unit of a Houston hospital with pneumonia, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a...

JPMorgan settles mortgage discrimination lawsuit

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:14pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:45pm

NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase will pay $55 million to settle federal charges that independent brokers working for the bank discriminated against minorities seeking home mortgages...

Netflix's shrinking DVD service faces uncertain future

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:12pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:30pm

SAN FRANCISCO — Originally cast in a starring role, Netflix's original DVD-by-mail service has been reduced to a bit player — one that may eventually get killed off as the...

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