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  • Killer in Canadian dismemberment case joins dating site

    MONTREAL (AP) — A Canadian man sentenced to life in prison for killing and dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to schools and political parties has joined a matchmaking website for inmates.…

  • US man in Canadian chemical case found not guility

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — A U.S. man charged after police discovered hazardous chemicals in two Canada locations has been found not guilty of threatening police and possessing a dangerous weapon. Christopher Burton Phillips, 42,…

  • Winnipeg residents hear sex talk coming from police chopper

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Winnipeg police have apologized and launched an investigation after officers flying in a helicopter mistakenly broadcast a cockpit conversation that one person says referred to a sex act. Const. Jason Michalyshen…

  • 4 seriously hurt in Ontario double-decker bus crash

    LANCASTER, Ontario (AP) — A double-decker bus collided with a tractor-trailer Tuesday on a major highway in eastern Ontario, injuring at least 23 people, four of them seriously. About 45 passengers were on the bus…

  • New charges brought in 2013 Quebec railway disaster

    TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government filed new charges Monday in the runaway oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec two years ago. Regulatory agency Transport Canada said the charges have to do…

  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

    Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: ___ June 16 Los Angeles Times on President Obama getting into fight with Islamic State: President Obama insists that he has no plans…

  • Canadian government websites cyberattacked

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Canadian government says its computer servers have been cyberattacked. Cabinet Minister Tony Clement confirmed the attack Wednesday. Some have had difficulty accessing certain government websites but service was later restored…

  • Global airline group scraps idea of smaller carry-on luggage

    TORONTO (AP) — A global airline association said Wednesday that it was scrapping its recommendation to reduce the size of carry-on bags for air travelers after an “intense” response in North America. The International Air…

  • Despite cold-shortened season, US maple syrup production up

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Colder-than-normal temperatures shortened the Northeast’s maple sugaring season this year, but overall syrup production in the U.S. managed to stay strong, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Maple syrup…

  • AP Interview: Canadian talks about her Somali kidnapper

    TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian freelance journalist who was held by kidnappers for 15 months in Somalia seven years ago said Sunday that the Somali man arrested by Canadian police last week terrorized her mother…

  • Lawyer says US ruling helps his own client from Guantanamo

    TORONTO (AP) — Lawyers for a former Guantanamo Bay detainee said a U.S. court decision in an unrelated case Friday helps their client’s appeal of his convictions by a military commission. A U.S appeals court…

  • Police make arrest in journalists’ kidnapping in Somalia

    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police have arrested a Somali man they say was involved in the kidnapping of two foreign journalists who were held in Somalia for more than 15 months before being freed nearly…

  • CBC dismisses popular anchor over breach of ethics

    TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation abruptly dismissed a high-profile, popular news anchor over allegations that he used his journalistic contacts to broker art deals and collect lucrative fees. Evan Solomon was dismissed shortly…

  • Police charge Canadian man with terrorism-related charges

    WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has charged an Ontario man with terrorism-related charges in absentia. Ahmad Waseem, 27, is charged with facilitating a terrorist activity, participating in terrorist activity and leaving…

  • Oil train disaster settlement fund reaches $345 million

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The compensation fund for victims of a fiery oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in a small town in Quebec has grown to $345 million with a contribution from the…