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UK attacker's wife 'saddened and shocked'; security added

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:41am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:15am

LONDON — The wife of the man who killed four people outside Britain's Parliament last week condemned the attack Tuesday, saying she is "saddened and shocked."

"I express...

Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:39am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:15am

NAIROBI, Kenya — The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's...

City leaders defy White House threat on "sanctuary" policies

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:36am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:15am

NEW YORK — Ignoring fresh threats from the White House, city leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on...

Multiple violations found days before fatal blaze killed 3

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:33am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:00am

OAKLAND, Calif. — Building inspectors found multiple fire code violations at a Northern California building just three days before a blaze erupted, killing three of the low-...

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body still in the country

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:33am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:00am

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia's health minister said Tuesday the body of Kim Jong Nam is still in Malaysia, six weeks after the exiled half brother of North Korea's leader...

Taiwan ex-president Ma found innocent of secrets leak, libel

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:31am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:00am

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan's China-friendly former President Ma Ying-jeou was found innocent Tuesday of libel and leaking confidential information in a case involving suspected...

French candidate's wife faces charges over parliament jobs

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:29am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:00am

PARIS — The wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is facing preliminary charges over well-paid parliamentary jobs that investigators suspect she never performed...

American Airlines buys stake in China Southern Airlines

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:27am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:00am

BEIJING — American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, the biggest of China's three major state-owned carriers, in a bid for a...

Amazon buys Mideast's Souq.com after $800M counteroffer

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:25am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 6:45am

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Amazon purchased the Middle East's biggest online retailer Souq.com on Tuesday for an undisclosed amount, a day after a state-backed firm...

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:24am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 6:45am

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the line into...

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:23am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 6:45am

JOHANNESBURG — Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail - many of them alongside Nelson Mandela - for working to end South Africa's previous white...

Sour note: Brexit forces orchestra move from UK to Belgium

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:21am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 6:45am

LONDON — It's a resonant moment of European cultural harmony: a Swedish soprano and a pan-European orchestra rehearsing a Bach cantata in a medieval English church.

With...

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