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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...

Security tight as pope celebrates open-air Mass in Cairo

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 5:28am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 7:45am

CAIRO — Military helicopters flew overhead and police fanned out in force Saturday as Pope Francis celebrated an open-air Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community on the final...

Security scare briefly halts flights to, from Berlin airport

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 4:59am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 5:30am

BERLIN — Flights to and from Berlin's Tegel airport were briefly suspended Saturday after police cleared a terminal to investigate a suspicious suitcase.

The airport...

Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 1:21am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 1:45am

President Donald Trump's executive order seeking to find new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and the Arctic for offshore drilling isn't likely to reach its goals anytime soon,...

N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 9:25pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 10:00pm

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-...

Venezuela formally notifies OAS it will leave amid protests

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 8:54pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 9:30pm

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela formally notified the Organization of American States on Friday of its intention to leave the regional body amid sometimes violent protests at...

Friends hail woman, 86, killed trying to stop attack as hero

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 8:44pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 9:15pm

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. — A young man was identified Friday as the suspect in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman remembered as a hero by...

Far-right candidate bedeviled by France's Nazi history

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 7:03pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 7:15pm

PARIS — The horrors of the World War II Nazi death camps moved front and centre in France's presidential campaign on Friday, nine days before the election, reawakening the anti...

Grand Canyon: Found body likely teenage boy from Tennessee

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 6:38pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 6:45pm

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — The Grand Canyon National Park says a body that was found on Friday is likely of a 14-year-old hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago...

Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 6:26pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON — Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump's 100th day in office, passing a weeklong stopgap spending bill Friday that...

Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 5:30pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas' governor said Friday that he sees no reason for anything beyond a routine review of the state's execution procedures after a condemned inmate...

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