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Egypt says fighting in central Sinai leaves 10 soldiers dead

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 3:40am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 4:00am

CAIRO — The Egyptian army says it has lost 10 soldiers in fighting with Islamic extremists in central Sinai, following a raid launched against militants.

The army said...

Taliban take key Afghan district in south; 9 killed in north

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 3:12am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:30am

KABUL — The Taliban captured a key district in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Thursday while in the country's north, an officer turned his rifle on sleeping...

European shares fall, Asia gains as US healthcare vote looms

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 3:03am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:30am

TOKYO — Global shares were mixed Thursday, as European benchmarks edged lower after a day of gains in Asia. Investors are awaiting a vote in the U.S. Congress on health care...

GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 2:55am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:30am

WASHINGTON — The GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor...

Five stories in the news today, March 23

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 2:15am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:45am

Five stories in the news for Thursday, March 23:

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BUDGET 2017: ALCOHOL, TOBACCO TAXES RISING

Starting today, Canadians will be paying more for alcohol...

Supreme Court of Canada to rule on bail issue in Oland murder case

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 2:05am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:30am

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is expected to rule today on whether New Brunswick's Court of Appeal was wrong in denying bail to Dennis Oland while he was awaiting an...

California may face 'significant risk' from dam

By The Canadian Press March 23, 2017 - 12:16am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:15am

SAN FRANCISCO — California is not just fighting nature as it attempts to repair the nation's tallest dam, badly damaged last month by surging storm waters. It's also racing the...

5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament

By The Canadian Press March 22, 2017 - 11:06pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 11:30pm

LONDON — A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before...

The Latest: China, Australia leaders discuss London attack

By The Canadian Press March 22, 2017 - 10:13pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 10:30pm

LONDON — The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament (all times local):

4:10 a.m.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the terrorist attack outside the...

Leaders need votes for health bill on eve of House showdown

By The Canadian Press March 22, 2017 - 9:59pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 10:30pm

WASHINGTON — The top Republican legislative priority in peril, President Donald Trump dangled possible changes to the health care bill Wednesday aimed at placating...

Hawaii Republican resigns from party after criticizing Trump

By The Canadian Press March 22, 2017 - 9:16pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 9:45pm

HONOLULU — A Hawaii lawmaker who says she was pressured to give up her leadership post at the statehouse after criticizing President Donald Trump resigned Wednesday from the...

Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin town

By The Canadian Press March 22, 2017 - 9:11pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 9:30pm

WESTON, Wis. — A police officer and three other people were shot and killed when a domestic dispute at a bank escalated into shootings at three locations in northern Wisconsin...

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