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Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:03pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 1:15am

MANCHESTER, England — On the Manchester street they call the "Curry Mile," there are no longer just Indian or Pakistani restaurants. Instead, in a sign of the ever-changing...

TSA tests screening larger electronic devices separately

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:01pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

Travellers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely.

The...

Investigators explore bomber's links to larger network

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:00pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

LONDON — British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same...

Hannity says liberal fascists after sponsors; 1 is leaving

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:59pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

NEW YORK — Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of "liberal fascism" for targeting advertisers on his Fox News Channel show, as one company announced Wednesday that it...

Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:58pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

PITTSBURGH — The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two blacks among its 12 members in a case Cosby believes could be racially motivated...

Metrolinx appealing latest court loss over $770M contract with Bombardier

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:52pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:15pm

TORONTO — Metrolinx has filed an appeal questioning the decision of an Ontario judge last month that preserved the transit agency's contract with Bombardier Transportation....

Alberta introduces first overhaul of workplace rules in almost 30 years

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:46pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:15pm

EDMONTON — The first major overhaul of Alberta's workplace rules in almost 30 years proposes that workers be allowed to take unpaid leave to look after themselves and loved...

House approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rule

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:41pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:15pm

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday passed a Republican-backed measure reversing an Environmental Protection Agency requirement that those spraying pesticides on or near rivers...

The University of Saskatchewan is offering voluntary buyout packages to 1,100 administrative employees through their union, according to a memo sent out on May 24, 2017.

U of S reaches voluntary buyout agreement with admin union

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 24, 2017 - 5:32pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:32pm

The University of Saskatchewan is offering voluntary buyouts to its administrative staff to help cope with provincial budget cuts.

An internal memo distributed to...

The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed 'sophistication'

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:07pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

LONDON — The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local):

11:55 p.m.

A U.S. congressman says the bomb used in...

Crews set up the iconic big white tent for Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan on May 24, 2017.

Big white tent goes up for Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan

By JT Marshall May 24, 2017 - 4:55pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 4:55pm

On the eve of one of the windiest days in Saskatoon, crews worked tirelessly to set up a massive tent for an even grander event.

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan's iconic...

Biden tells grads to take up 'dirty business of politics'

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 4:41pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:15pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Former Vice-President Joe Biden told Harvard University's seniors that it's their turn to take up the "dirty business of politics" and tackle the world's...

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