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Social worker wants 'Alex Alerts' to protect at-risk children from vanishing

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 9:00am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 9:30am

CALGARY — The B.C. social worker who unsuccessfully tried to prevent Alexandru Radita from being returned to his parents' home hopes his tragic and painful death nearly four...

Afghan official: IS militants kill 11 in mosque ambush

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 8:36am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 9:00am

KABUL — At least 10 police officers and the wife of a police commander were killed in an ambush by Islamic States group militants in northern Zawzjan province, a provincial...

TSB investigating Toronto airport incident involving Air Canada plane from Halifax

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 7:51am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 8:15am

TORONTO — The Transportation Safety Board is investigating an incident involving an Air Canada flight from Halifax that landed at Toronto Pearson International Airport on...

Myanmar police blame grudge, not army, for lawyer's murder

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 7:17am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 7:45am

YANGON, Myanmar — The assassination of a prominent legal adviser to Myanmar's government was the result of a personal political grudge and not part of a bigger conspiracy by...

Migrants, war and profits: how federal politics touched Canadians this week

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 6:30am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 7:00am

OTTAWA — Cynicism snaked through the corridors of Parliament Hill this week, lurking behind two competing claims of tolerance.

A Conservative motion to condemn all forms...

Twin attacks on Syrian security buildings kill at least 32

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 6:01am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 6:30am

BEIRUT — Twin attacks on two Syrian security offices in the central city of Homs Saturday killed at least 32 people, including a senior security official who heads the feared...

Iranian director sends video to message to US rally

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 5:46am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 6:15am

TEHRAN, Iran — An Oscar-nominated Iranian film director has sent a video message to a rally attended by celebrities and top talent agents. It's intended to thank the Hollywood...

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Sask. Party, NDP lead tight race for Saskatoon-Meewasin

By 650 CKOM February 25, 2017 - 5:02am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 5:02am

The byelection race for Saskatoon-Meewasin is ramping up in the last lap.

The reigning Sask. Party and opposition New Democrats are now in a dead heat, according to a...

Germany's Merkel: keep working on 2-state Mideast solution

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 4:16am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 4:45am

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stressing the need to work for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after President Donald Trump signalled that...

Democrats inviting immigrants to Trump's speech to Congress

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 2:55am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 3:15am

WASHINGTON — Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump's first address to Congress in an effort to put a face on those who could be hurt by the...

Trump condemns anonymous sources as staff demands anonymity

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 2:55am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 3:15am

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has unloaded on the news media for using anonymous sources — just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only...

White House says chief of staff not wrong to talk to FBI

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 2:54am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 3:15am

WASHINGTON — The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to...

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