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P.E.I. politicians seek to end any debate over where Confederation began

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 3:10am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 3:30am

FREDERICTON — Two of Canada's friendliest provinces are in a polite tug of war over which can claim bragging rights as the catalyst of Confederation.

Two Prince Edward...

Police to reveal details of international guns and drugs probe today

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 3:00am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 3:30am

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Police say they'll be giving details of a lengthy drugs and guns investigation at news conference today in Vaughan, Ont.

Ontario Provincial Police say...

One of 3 Quebecers accused of smuggling drugs in Australia abandons bail bid

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 2:21am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 2:45am

SYDNEY, Australia — One of three Quebecers accused of trying to import a large amount of cocaine into Australia last year will remain in custody until her trial is scheduled to...

Jury hears chilling 911 call made from scene of Edmonton warehouse attack

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 12:49am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:15am

EDMONTON — A chilling 911 call made by a panicked supervisor has been played in court at the trial of a man accused of murdering two co-workers and wounding others during an...

Winning numbers drawn for $435 million Powerball jackpot

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 12:47am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:15am

DES MOINES, Iowa — The winning Powerball numbers have been drawn for the jackpot that's climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months.

The numbers...

Japan Crown Prince vows to follow father's footstep

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 12:00am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 12:30am

TOKYO — Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito marked his 57th birthday Thursday with a pledge to follow in his father's footsteps as a symbol of the nation if his father's wish to...

Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routines

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 11:47pm Updated: February 23, 2017 - 12:30am

In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their children from school and access their...

Professor has taken 'selfie' every day for last 30 years

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 11:42pm Updated: February 23, 2017 - 12:30am

BOSTON — Long before they were called selfies, Karl Baden snapped a simple black and white photo of himself. Then he repeated it, every day, for the next three decades.

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7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 11:18pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 11:45pm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life.

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US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 11:10pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 11:30pm

BEIJING — An American-born panda started settling into her new home Thursday in southwest China where she will eventually join a breeding program.

Bao Bao was born at...

Australia's highest-paid public servant quits $4.3M job

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 10:59pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 11:15pm

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's highest-paid public servant announced his resignation on Thursday, two weeks after a revelation that he made 5.6 million Australian ($4.3...

Bangladesh rolls out welcome for unusual sport on skates

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 10:58pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 11:15pm

DHAKA, Bangladesh — If basketball and soccer had a baby and put it on skates, it might look like roll ball, a little-known sport whose top performers worldwide vied for the...

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