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  • Canada finds ship from doomed 19th century Franklin expedition

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian explorers have found the wreck of one of two ships lost in the 1845 Franklin expedition to Canada's Northwest Passage, solving an enduring historical mystery and bolstering Canada's claim to the key Arctic trade route. Sir...
  • Canada to send military advisers to help Iraq counter Islamic State

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will deploy military officials to Iraq to advise government forces fending off an insurgency by Islamic State militants, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday, as the U.S. announced a coalition with a similar mission. The...
  • Exclusive: Canada seen buying fighter jets from U.S., not Europe - source

    OTTAWA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Canada is likely to choose between two major U.S. firms when it buys a new fleet of jet fighters, excluding two European competitors, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter. The source, who spoke on the...
  • Canada, China quietly hold top-level meeting on strained ties

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Senior officials from Canada and China met quietly in Ottawa last week to discuss relations that have deteriorated so badly that they could threaten Prime Minister Stephen Harper's planned visit to China in November. Canada sees...
  • In Iraq fight, both sides guilty of atrocities: U.N.

    In Iraq fight, both sides guilty of atrocities: U.N.
    Islamist fighters have carried out atrocities on "an unimaginable scale" in months of fighting with Iraqi forces who have also killed detainees and shelled civilian areas, a U.N. official said in an emergency debate on the conflict Monday. Iraq's human...
  • Canadian accused of dismembering Chinese student set for trial

    MONTREAL (Reuters) - A Canadian man accused of murdering and dismembering a Chinese student in Montreal in 2012 requested the identity of his family remain secret ahead of what is expected to be one of the most grisly and sensational murder trials in...
  • Whopper of a wake-up call about US tax policy

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Tuesday, Aug. 26: Burger King, one of America's most recognizable fast-food restaurants, has entered into discussions to buy out the Canada-based coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Horton's...
  • Iraqi Sunnis lay out conditional offer to join unity government

    Tribal leaders and clerics from Iraq's Sunni heartland offered their conditional backing on Friday for a new government that hopes to contain sectarian bloodshed and an offensive by Islamic State militants that threatens to tear the country apart. One of...
  • Canada sending two cargo planes to help deliver weapons to Kurds

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada is sending two military cargo planes to Iraq to help deliver weapons to Iraqi Kurds who are battling Islamic militants, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Friday. The United States has asked European countries to supply...
  • Course Source: Lake Chabot, Le Chateau Montebello

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Course Source: Lake Chabot, Le Chateau Montebello IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Lake Chabot Golf Course in Oakland, Calif. THE LAYOUT: Lake Chabot reopened in April 2007 after completion of a much-needed...
  • Hamas holds key to peace

    The White House Press Corps has been questioning Press Secretary Josh Earnest on the effectiveness of the President's foreign policy efforts. In response to a question during the July 14 press briefing Earnest defended the administration's meaningful...
  • PASSINGS: Van Vlahakis, Lou Hudson, Sue Townsend, Richard Hoggart, Jim Flaherty

    PASSINGS: Van Vlahakis, Lou Hudson, Sue Townsend, Richard Hoggart, Jim Flaherty
    Van Vlahakis Ecology-minded entrepreneur founded Earth Friendly Products Van Vlahakis, 79, an ecology-minded entrepreneur who manufactured and marketed environmentally safe cleaning products, including the best-selling ECOS laundry detergent, died...