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Hunters charged in Texas shooting had blamed immigrants

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 10:33am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 11:00am

PRESIDIO, Texas — Two hunters accused in a shooting on a remote Texas ranch near the Mexican border had told authorities that they were attacked by immigrants who had entered...

French voters protest corruption amid troubled campaign

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 10:32am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 11:00am

PARIS — French activists are demonstrating against corruption amid a presidential campaign marked by a fake jobs investigation and other legal scandals.

Inspired in part...

Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 10:30am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 11:00am

WASHINGTON — A senior Trump administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of President Donald Trump's policies and his inner circle of advisers....

French foreign minister warns Russia on election meddling

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 10:28am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 11:00am

PARIS — France's foreign minister is denouncing possible Russian meddling in the French presidential campaign as "unacceptable."

Jean-Marc Ayrault, in an interview...

2 dams illustrate challenge of maintaining older designs

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 10:28am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 11:00am

LOS ANGELES — Twelve years ago, widespread destruction from Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast helped compel federal engineers 2,000 miles away in California to remake a 1950s...

Aide says senators want materials saved for Russia probe

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 10:27am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 10:45am

WASHINGTON — The Senate Intelligence Committee has sent formal requests to more than a dozen organizations, agencies and individuals, asking them to preserve all materials...

Muslim group concerned about 'hateful gathering' outside Toronto mosque

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 9:46am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 10:15am

TORONTO — A national Islamic group is expressing alarm about a small anti-Muslim protest held Friday in front of a Toronto mosque.

The National Council of Canadian...

Federal government abandons Sable Island wind project 15 years after its launch

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 9:00am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 9:30am

HALIFAX — The harsh conditions and extreme isolation of Sable Island has forced Ottawa to abandon a wind project on the iconic crescent-shaped sandbar — more than 15 years...

Iran dismisses new US pressure, calls for 'mutual respect'

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 8:55am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 9:15am

MUNICH — Iran's foreign minister brushed aside new pressure from the United States on Sunday, declaring that his country is "unmoved by threats" but responds well to respect....

US slams Russia's move to recognize Ukraine rebel documents

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 8:55am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 9:15am

MOSCOW — The United States says it is disturbed by Russia's decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine.

The...

1 killed, 3 injured in Saudi Aramco oil pipeline leak

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 8:55am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 9:15am

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco says one person has been killed and three others injured as a result of an oil pipeline leak in the east of the...

UN Syria envoy seeks momentum in upcoming Geneva talks

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 8:54am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 9:15am

MUNICH — The U.N. envoy for Syria says he's hoping upcoming peace talks in Geneva produce new momentum and that much depends upon the position the U.S. decides to take.

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