Category: North America

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staffJune 10, 2018

War of words erupts after tense G7 summit

A war of words has erupted between the US and its G7 allies, hours after the group had put on ...

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staffJune 8, 2018

Top U.S. allies scramble to keep G-7 on track

Top U.S. allies scrambled Friday to keep a Group of Seven nations summit from veering off track as U.S. President ...

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staffJune 8, 2018

Cannabis bill clears hurdle in Canada

A key legislative hurdle has been passed as Canada moves closer to legalizing recreational cannabis. Canadian senators passed the Cannabis ...

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staffJune 5, 2018

‘Beauty iceberg’ thrills Newfoundland and Labrador

An iceberg with a distinct circular archway is wowing the crowds off Canada’s eastern coast. The glacial formation has been ...

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staffMay 30, 2018

Mexican journalist beaten to death

A journalist with the national newspaper Excelsior has been killed in Mexico, the sixth media worker murdered in the country ...

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staffMay 16, 2018

Activists to rally at Canada-US border – Refugees are welcome

Montreal, Canada – Community activists say they have mobilised to counter efforts by a far-right group to intimidate asylum seekers ...

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staffMay 12, 2018

Canada – Monitor to track hate groups amid far-right rise

Montreal, Canada – A new organisation has been set up to track hate groups in Canada amid what experts say ...

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staffApril 23, 2018

Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, Canada

TORONTO – A white van struck multiple people at a major intersection in Toronto’s northern suburbs Monday and police have ...

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staffMarch 19, 2018

Canada prepares for legal pot with new license class, strict labels

TORONTO – Canada’s health regulator on Monday set out thresholds for a new class of cannabis cultivation and processing licenses, ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer

A Canadian woman has been convicted of killing her friend after police discovered the murder weapon used in a picture ...