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Hundreds attend vigil at Edmonton church where little boy's body was found

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 11:46pm Updated: April 26, 2017 - 12:15am

EDMONTON — A couple hundred people have attended a vigil at the Edmonton church where the body of a slain little boy was found last week.

It was standing room only at...

China's rare milu deer return in victory for conservation

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 10:57pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 11:30pm

BEIJING — The newborn fawn walks unsteadily among the trees that were once part of the Chinese emperor's hunting grounds, where more than a century before its forebears died...

China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 10:57pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 11:30pm

BEIJING — China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defence industries and...

Trump's speaking style still flummoxes linguists

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 10:55pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 11:30pm

NEW YORK — Campaign promises may have been reshaped and some self-imposed deadlines reset. But among the things kept intact in the opening months of the new administration is...

JFK diary written in post-WWII Europe to go up for auction

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 10:54pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 11:15pm

BOSTON — A diary kept by John F. Kennedy during his brief stint as a journalist after World War II is up for auction this week.

Boston-based RR Auction says the diary is...

US sets up missile defence in S. Korea as North shows power

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 10:30pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defence system had been installed a day...

Military training accident in Alberta kills one, injures three others

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 10:21pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 10:45pm

WAINWRIGHT, Alta. — One soldier has been killed and three others have been injured in a training accident at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright in northern Alberta.

The...

NBC reporter, Latina journalism pioneer Cecilia Alvear dies

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 9:37pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 10:00pm

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Cecilia Alvear, who fought for Latino inclusion in newsrooms and reached unprecedented heights for a Hispanic woman in journalism in a decades-long...

Chinese court sentences US businesswoman accused of spying

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 9:36pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 10:00pm

HOUSTON — An American woman detained during a business trip to China was convicted of spying and sentenced Tuesday to 3 1/2 years in prison, raising the possibility that she...

San Diego schools defend effort to fight Islamophobia

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 9:24pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 9:45pm

SAN DIEGO — One of the nation's largest school districts is defending its campaign to fight Islamophobia and promote understanding of Muslim culture against critics who say it...

Wife of accused B.C. polygamist testifies about life as a sister-wife

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 9:22pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 9:45pm

CRANBROOK, B.C. — The first legal wife of a man accused of polygamy has testified in B.C. Supreme Court about her marriage and life as a sister-wife with up to two dozen other...

Public Schools of Saskatchewan said in a news release comments made by Premier Wall were disappointing on April 25, 2017.

Sask. Public schools disappointed in government's response

By 980 CJME April 25, 2017 - 8:50pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 9:00pm

Public Schools of Saskatchewan are not happy with Brad Wall's response to a court ruling about Catholic schools receiving provincial funding for non-Catholic students.

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