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Oilers' Talbot receiving deserved attention with post-season performances

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 9:00am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 11:00am

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Grant Fuhr was standing in the hallway near the visiting dressing room at Honda Center wearing a gray Edmonton Oilers hoodie when Wayne Gretzky walked up....

US probes GM headlight failures, may add vehicles to recall

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:49am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:30am

DETROIT — The U.S. government is investigating whether General Motors should add about 312,000 vehicles to a 2015 recall for headlights that can suddenly go dark.

The...

Russian rallies urge Putin not to run again; dozens arrested

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:47am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:30am

MOSCOW — Under the slogan "I'm fed up," demonstrators urging Vladimir Putin not to run for a fourth term rallied in cities across Russia on Saturday. Dozens were arrested in St...

Winter lingered in northern New England, and so will the mud

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:46am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:15am

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine — Spring is in the air. But mud is on the ground, and will be for a while.

Mud season is an annual mucky rite of passage in the lives of northern...

Hungary still defiant on US university after Brussels summit

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:45am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:30am

BUDAPEST, Hungary — The Hungarian government remained defiant Saturday over the possible closure of Budapest-based Central European University, founded by billionaire George...

Tom Hanks turns fanboy in breezy chat with Bruce Springsteen

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:45am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:30am

NEW YORK — Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks paid tribute Friday night to the late director Jonathan Demme, the man who brought them together on his film "Philadelphia," which...

Argonauts sign Canadian defensive tackle Cleyon Laing to contract

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:28am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:00am

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts signed Canadian defensive tackle Cleyon Laing on Saturday.

The six-foot-three, 280 pound Edmonton native split time between the Miami...

Federal government's position on Manitoba border-crossers questioned

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:00am

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba and federal governments have been unable to resolve a dispute over refugee funding because they cannot agree on how many claimants walking across the ...

First comes fire, then comes marriage: Busy year for Fort McMurray couple

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:00am

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — It's been a busy year for Elise Phillippo and her husband Brandon.

They got hitched, bought a house and had a baby — all against the backdrop of...

Thai family mourns girl killed in video streamed on Facebook

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 7:11am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 7:45am

PHUKET, Thailand — The funeral was held Saturday for an 11-month-old Thai girl who was killed by her father in a video broadcast live on Facebook before he then hanged himself...

High rent may doom Catholic chapel that survived 9-11

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 7:10am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 7:45am

NEW YORK — Parishioners at a New York City chapel that sheltered 9-11 first responders are praying for a miracle to save it from falling victim itself to the prosperity of its...

Trade, procurement and Kevin O'Leary: three ways politics mattered this week

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 6:00am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 6:30am

OTTAWA — Politics groupies suddenly found themselves this week discussing the pros and cons of cupping, of all things, after the prime minister popped up on a podcast with...

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