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  • Canada opposes bail for former Gitmo inmate Omar Khadr

    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Canadian government was seeking an emergency stay of a judge’s decision to give a former Guantanamo Bay inmate bail while he appeals his conviction for war crimes in the United…

  • 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…

  • Canada to issue Al-Jazeera journalist a passport

    TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government said Monday it will issue a passport to Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohamed Fahmy who remains in Egypt on bail while awaiting trial on terror charges, reversing an earlier decision…

  • Cirque du Soleil sells majority stake to private equity

    TORONTO (AP) — The founder of the Cirque Du Soleil said Monday he is giving up the majority stake in his circus troupe that has wowed audiences worldwide for 30 years and propelled him from…

  • For some, prom is a platform for good deeds, social change

    NEW YORK (AP) — Proms have traditionally been a night of glamour and romance, complete with backstage drama over dates and dresses. But prom culture is changing. Some teens now see prom as an opportunity…

  • Canada charges 4 British Navy sailors with sex assault

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s military on Friday charged four British Navy sailors with sexual assault causing bodily harm at a Canadian Forces base in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The men were charged Thursday for their role…