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  • Unstable antenna atop Trump tower closes streets in Toronto

    TORONTO (AP) — Police have closed off a number of blocks in Toronto’s downtown financial district because of an unstable antenna on the Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto. Toronto police said Monday the area…

  • Windstorm in British Columbia leaves thousands without power

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Emergency crews were working Sunday to clean up in the aftermath of a vicious windstorm that tore through southwestern British Columbia, toppling trees and branches onto power lines and cars…

  • Fahmy hopes to get life back with Al-Jazeera English verdict

    TORONTO (AP) — Former Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohamed Fahmy, who remains in Egypt awaiting a verdict in his terror trial, is hoping his ordeal will be over this weekend. The Canadian journalist said in a…

  • Less-lethal weapons get new interest amid police shootings

    FITCHBURG, Mass. (AP) — Police in more than 20 North American cities are testing the latest in less-lethal alternatives to bullets — “blunt impact projectiles” that cause suspects excruciating pain but stop short of killing…

  • 6 dead in small plane crash in Quebec

    LES BERGERONNES, Quebec (AP) — Quebec provincial police say all six people aboard a seaplane that crashed on the province’s North Shore have died. Police said Monday the Air Saguenay plane went down in a…

  • Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

    TORONTO (AP) — The hacking of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday. The company behind Ashley Madison is offering a…

  • Ashley Madison faces $578M Canadian class-action lawsuit

    TORONTO (AP) — Two Canadian law firms have filed a $578 million class-action lawsuit against the companies that run Ashley Madison after a hacker group’s data breach exposed some 39 million memberships in the adultery…

  • Fiat Chrysler recalling 85,816 Chrysler 200 sedans

    DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling 85,816 Chrysler 200 sedans globally because of an electrical problem that could cause the vehicles to stall. The recall affects certain 2015 Chrysler 200 midsize cars. Almost all…

  • PM admits Canada may be in recession in election debate

    TORONTO (AP) — The leaders of Canada’s four political parties faced off in the first debate Thursday before a federal election in October, with Prime Minister Stephen Harper fending off attacks in the first three…

  • Beached whales in Canada have been helped back out to sea

    BAYFIELD, Nova Scotia (AP) — A group of beached whales in eastern Canada has been helped back out to sea, marking the second time this week that concerned residents came together to save a stranded…

  • Air Canada bans shipments of big-game hunting trophies

    TORONTO (AP) — Air Canada says it will no longer transport big-game hunting trophies after the killing of a well-known lion in Zimbabwe by an American dentist drew international attention. Company spokesman Peter Fitzpatrick said…

  • Toronto nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 3 wounded

    TORONTO (AP) — A shooting that started at a Toronto nightclub event hosted by rapper Drake and then spilled outside onto the streets left at least two people dead and three others wounded, police said.…

  • Creators of destroyed hitchhiking robot mull rebuild

    TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot that met its untimely end in the United States over the weekend might be given another chance at life. HitchBOT’s co-creators Frauke Zeller and David…

  • Canada PM triggers election with vote in October

    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper triggered an election campaign Sunday and set the vote for Oct. 19, when Harper and his Conservative party hope to earn a fourth term after almost a…

  • Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast’s high energy prices?

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec’s rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation’s highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air…