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New model confirms endangered right whales are declining
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By The Canadian Press PORTLAND, Maine — Researchers with the U.S. government and the New England Aquarium have developed a new model they said will provide better estimates about the North Atlantic right whale population, and the news isn't good....
Palestinian kills 3 Israelis in settlement near Jerusalem
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By The Canadian Press JERUSALEM — A Palestinian attacker opened fire early on Tuesday at the entrance to a settlement outside Jerusalem, killing three Israeli men and critically wounding a fourth, Israeli police and medical services said, in one of...
In Ivanka's China, business ties shrouded in secrecy
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By The Canadian Press SHANGHAI — It is no secret that the bulk of Ivanka Trump's merchandise comes from China. But just which Chinese companies manufacture and export her handbags, shoes and clothes is more secret than ever, an Associated Press investigation has found. ... Read More
Erupting volcano forces 6,000 evacuations on Vanuatu island
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By The Canadian Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An erupting volcano has forced 6,000 people to flee their homes on an island in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu. The Manaro volcano on Ambae island has been active since 2005, but...
More federal cash for water, sewer systems won't solve wave of problems: Report
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By The Canadian Press OTTAWA — A new report from a bipartisan think-tank says the federal government should scale back its spending on water and sewage systems in Canadian cities for each community's financial good. The Ecofiscal Commission report being released today makes...
Paralympian sues University of Regina over accident that left her a quadriplegic
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By The Canadian Press REGINA — A Paralympian who was left paralyzed after a diving accident says she knew the injury was bad the moment it happened. Miranda Biletski testified Monday in Court of Queen's Bench in Regina, where she is suing the...
U.S. VP Pence blasts 'failings' of Canadian health system
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By The Canadian Press WASHINGTON — The vice-president of the United States has some less-than-complimentary words for Canada's health-care system, which he accuses of certain "failings." Mike Pence made the remarks in an interview last week with Alaska radio station...