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  • Canada’s Conservatives worried after Alberta election

    TORONTO (AP) — A meeting of Canada’s federal Conservative party was described as being like a “morgue” a day after Alberta, Canada’s most conservative province, elected a left-of-center provincial government, ending a 44-year-old conservative party…

  • Canada’s Conservatives worried after Alberta election

    TORONTO (AP) — A meeting of Canada’s federal Conservative party was described as being like a “morgue” on Wednesday, a day after Alberta, Canada’s most conservative province, elected a left-of-center provincial government, ending a 44-year-old…

  • Canada’s most conservative province elects leftist party

    TORONTO (AP) — Alberta, Canada’s most conservative province, elected a left-of-center government, ending a 44-year-old conservative party dynasty, Voters in the western oil-rich province chose a New Democratic Party government in Tuesday’s election. Few had…

  • Canadian judge delays bail decision for ex-Gitmo inmate

    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — A Canadian judge said Tuesday she needs more time to make a decision on whether a former Guantanamo Bay inmate should be released on bail while he appeals his conviction for…

  • Canada tries to stop release of ex-Gitmo inmate Omar Khadr

    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Canadian government was in court Tuesday morning seeking to block the release on bail of a former Guantanamo Bay inmate while he appeals his conviction for war crimes in the…

  • Canada seeks stay of bail against former Gitmo inmate

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s government said Monday it is seeking an emergency stay of a Canadian judge’s decision to give a former Guantanamo Bay inmate bail while he appeals his conviction in a Washington court…

  • Airliner makes emergency landing at Vancouver airport

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A U.S. passenger flight has made an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport. Alaska Airlines Flight 76 was en route from Juneau, Alaska to Seattle, Washington, when problems arose with…

  • UK sailors charged with sex assault in Canada relocate

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Four British sailors charged with sexual assault in Halifax, Nova Scotia, will be transferred to a Canadian military base in Alberta where the British military has a presence. Simon Radford,…

  • Correction: Parenting-Love Your Lines story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story April 28 about a social media campaign urging women to embrace their stretch marks, The Associated Press reported erroneously that it had been 10 years since Rachel Hollis…

  • Inquiry says Canadian military culture is hostile to women

    TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Armed Forces perpetuates a sexualized military culture that is hostile to women and gay members, and harassment and assault are often tolerated by senior officers, according to a report released…

  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

    Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: ___ April 29 Boston Herald on Baltimore going up in flames: President Barack Obama got one thing right yesterday when he talked about…

  • Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

    IQALUIT, Canada (AP) — The United States, Russia and other Arctic countries looked past Ukraine’s civil war and other tensions Friday, vowing to cooperate on preventing oil spills near the North Pole and combating climate…

  • Canadian judge orders release of ex-Guantanamo detainee

    TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian judge on Friday ordered the release of a former Guantanamo Bay inmate while he appeals his conviction in a Washington court for war crimes, including killing a U.S. soldier. Judge…

  • 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits British Columbia, no damage

    QUEEN CHARLOTTE CITY, British Columbia (AP) — A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck British Columbia’s north coast Friday. No damage or injuries have been reported. The quake struck at roughly 7 a.m. Friday about 130 miles…

  • Mother and 3 children dead in Canadian home

    TISDALE, Saskatchewan (AP) — A woman and three children have been killed in a small community in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, and police say the suspect is also dead. Police said Wednesday they received…