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  • 5 dead, 2 others injured in Saskatchewan school shooting

    January 22, 2016 6:39 PM

    TORONTO - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says five are dead and two others are injured after a school shooting in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Trudeau said from Davos, Switzerland that the suspect is in custody. The grade 7 through 12 La Loche Community School is in... more »
  • Prosecutor: Man walked $1.6M in pills across border on sled

    January 14, 2016 5:11 PM

    BURLINGTON, Vt. - Authorities say a Canadian man was arrested while pulling a sled carrying more than 180 pounds of prescription pills across the border into the United States. The U.S. attorney's office says 21-year-old Cedrik Bourgault-Morin was apprehended early Wednesday after he crossed the border from Quebec along... more »
  • Canadian smuggler with turtles in pants pleads guilty in US

    December 1, 2015 1:57 PM

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A Canadian college student has pleaded guilty to smuggling or attempting to smuggle thousands of turtles from southeastern Michigan, more than a year after he was caught at a border crossing with 51 snappers taped to his body. Kai Xu ordered turtles online and would travel... more »
  • Obama administration nixes Keystone XL pipeline

    November 6, 2015 11:22 AM

    WASHINGTON - After seven years of federal review, the Keystone X-L oil pipeline has been rejected. President Barack Obama says he made the decision because the proposed project wouldn't serve U.S. national interests, and would have undercut the country's global leadership on climate change. Speaking at the White... more »
  • Porsche halts diesel Cayenne sales in US, Canada

    November 3, 2015 7:11 PM

    DETROIT - Porsche is voluntarily halting the sale of some diesel SUVs in the U.S. and Canada after U.S. regulators accused the brand of using software to cheat on emissions tests. Porsche said Tuesday that it is halting sales of diesel Cayennes from the 2014-2016 model years until further... more »
  • McDonald's to switch to cage-free eggs over next decade

    September 9, 2015 11:27 AM

    NEW YORK - McDonald's says it will switch to cage-free eggs in the U.S. and Canada over the next decade. It's the latest push under CEO Steve Easterbrook to try to reinvent the Big Mac maker as a "modern, progressive burger company." Under pressure to revive slumping sales, McDonald's has... more »
  • Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

    August 24, 2015 5:31 PM

    TORONTO - 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 $500,000 Canadian (US $378,000) reward for information leading to the arrest... more »
  • Ashley Madison faces $578M Canadian class-action lawsuit

    August 21, 2015 4:01 PM

    TORONTO - Two Canadian law firms say they 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 website earlier this week. Charney Lawyers and Sutts, Strosberg LLP, both of Ontario,... more »
  • 9-year-old reels in 600 pound sturgeon

    July 3, 2015 11:37 AM

    CHILLIWACK, British Columbia - A young boy in Canada has landed the catch of a lifetime in the form of a 600 pound sturgeon. An official told ABC News that after a nearly two-hour struggle, 9-year-old Kegan Rothman reeled in a great white sturgeon with the help of his... more »
  • LaSalle man accused of timber thefts arrested in Alaska

    May 26, 2015 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana officials say a LaSalle Parish man accused of timber thefts worth more than $100,000 was arrested in Alaska where they say he was planning to flee to Canada. On Tuesday the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry said James Marcus Ainsworth, 39, of LaSalle Parish, was... more »
  • Couple sues sperm bank after incorrect donor details emerge

    April 19, 2015 2:58 PM

    ATLANTA - A Canadian couple has sued a Georgia-based sperm bank saying the anonymous donor whose sperm they used to conceive a child was misrepresented to them. Angela Collins and Margaret Elizabeth Hanson filed the lawsuit last month in Fulton County Superior Court in Atlanta. They say sperm bank employees... more »
  • BR man arrested in international child porn case

    March 13, 2015 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities in Louisiana said a joint effort between U. S. and Canadian law enforcement led to the arrest of a Baton Rouge man on charges of sexual exploitation of children. Investigators arrested Matthew Chaney Walker, 24, after they said a search of his home turned up... more »
  • Palestinians hurl eggs at Canadian foreign minister's convoy

    January 18, 2015 11:25 AM

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - Dozens of Palestinian protesters have hurled eggs and shoes at the convoy of the visiting Canadian foreign minister. John Baird was in Ramallah on Sunday to meet Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki. Protesters also held signs reading: "Baird you are not welcome in Palestine." Activists from... more »
  • Target to exit Canada

    January 15, 2015 2:44 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Target is exiting Canada. Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell says the company was unable to find a realistic scenario in which Target Canada would become profitable before at least 2021. The retailer said Thursday that it anticipates approximately $5.4 billion in fourth-quarter losses from discontinued operations in Canada.... more »
  • White House plans conference on countering violent extremism

    January 11, 2015 10:51 AM

    WASHINGTON - The White House plans a conference next month on efforts to counter violent extremism - in light of this past week's shootings in France, and earlier attacks in Canada and Australia. The meeting will highlight domestic and international efforts to prevent extremists and their supporters from radicalizing, recruiting... more »
  • US issues global travel warning after terror attacks

    January 9, 2015 5:42 PM

    WASHINGTON - The United States has issued a global travel warning after recent terror attacks in France, Australia and Canada. The alert comes hours after French police killed three hostage-takers in a pair of incidents. Two of the men are believed responsible for Wednesday's attack on a satirical magazine in... more »
  • Obama: Keystone offers little benefit to consumers

    December 19, 2014 2:11 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama downplayed the benefits of building the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. He said it would not lower gasoline prices and argued more jobs would be created by repairing America's infrastructure. He said the pipeline would mainly benefit Canadian oil companies that need to get Canadian... more »
  • Toronto elects a new mayor, ends Ford era Play Video

    October 28, 2014 1:41 AM

    TORONTO, Canada - The Rob Ford era is over as Toronto elected a new mayor, someone who is unlikely to ever make headlines for illegal drug use and public drunkenness. John Tory, a straight-laced, button-down moderate conservative, won Monday's election with 40 percent of the vote, compared to 33 percent... more »
  • Sergeant-at-arms honored for stopping attacker

    October 23, 2014 10:46 AM

    OTTAWA, Ontario - Canada's parliament is showing its gratitude to its sergeant-at-arms, Kevin Vickers, who is credited with stopping yesterday's shooting attack inside parliament by shooting the attacker just outside the caucus rooms of the lawmakers. Members of Parliament gave Vickers a rousing standing ovation for saving their lives as... more »
  • Pres. Obama condemns Canada shooting, offers help

    October 22, 2014 2:18 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has condemned deadly shootings in Canada as "outrageous attacks" and has offered to help the U.S. ally with its response. The White House says Obama spoke by telephone Wednesday with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the... more »
  • Homeowners fighting feathered invaders Play Video

    July 10, 2014 5:43 PM

    CENTRAL - People in Central and Baker are fighting a loud, smelly tourist: Canada geese. People who live in Central and Baker told News 2 that the birds are not only pesky, they're actually starting to cost them money. Charles McIntyre lives in front of a lake and... more »
  • USA-Canada hockey showdown a dud

    February 21, 2014 1:49 PM

    SOCHI, Russia - The men's hockey showdown between Canada and the United States didn't pack the punch that most were hoping for when the game began. Many viewed these two teams as the best in the tournament and fully expected a wild, heart-pounder similar to the gold medal game between... more »
  • Canada beats US in women's hockey for Olympic gold

    February 20, 2014 2:36 PM

    SOCHI, Russia- Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice for the second straight Olympic gold medal game and Canada beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday for its fourth consecutive title. Canada trailed 2-0 before Brianne Jenner and Poulin scored in the final 3:26 of regulation, and Poulin had the game-winner... more »
  • Woman strangled by escalator

    January 30, 2014 7:38 PM

    MONTREAL, CANADA- A woman was strangled when her scarf then her hair got caught in the subway escalator as it moved down toward the train platform. Authorities found the woman at the bottom of the escalator during the morning rush. Montreal's ambulance service says a doctor declared her... more »
  • Cruz still has dual citizenship

    January 3, 2014 7:41 PM

    TORONTO, CANADA- The Canadian born U.S. Senator Ted Cruz still has dual citizenship even though he vowed months ago to drop his north of the border affiliation. He was born in Calgary and he recently told the Dallas Morning News lawyers were preparing the paperwork to renounce his Canadian... more »
  • Curling with Will Ferrell, aka Ron Burgundy

    December 1, 2013 4:34 PM

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Will Ferrell, wearing his trademark Ron Burgundy moustache and "Anchorman" outfit, helped open the Canadian Curling trials Sunday. He even tried his luck on the ice and donned a kilt to the delight of fans. In speaking with reporters, he said the name Winnipeg was Latin for... more »
  • Python strangles boys

    August 5, 2013 7:38 PM

    CAMBELLTON, NEW BRUNSWICK- Two young boys are dead from being strangled by a python that escaped a pet store in Canada. The boys were five and seven and were sleeping in an upstairs apartment above the pet store called Reptile Ocean Inc. Police got to the apartment at about dawn... more »
  • Derailed: the 1982 crash still troublesome for Livingston Play Video

    July 9, 2013 10:17 PM

    LIVINGSTON- Town leaders are planning the last phase of chemical remediation connected to a fiery train derailment 31 years ago. Mayor Derral Jones said next week, a contract could be finalized to do the remaining work, which injects a chemical into the ground that reacts with the hazardous material... more »
  • 5 dead in oil train derailment

    July 7, 2013 11:47 AM

    Quebec - Officials say two more bodies have been discovered Sunday, bringing the death toll to five after a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed in eastern Quebec, igniting explosions and fires that destroyed a town's downtown center. Quebec provincial police Lt. Michel Brunet said Sunday that 40 people are... more »
  • 2 arrested in Canada terror plot

    April 22, 2013 2:54 PM

    TORONTO- Police in Canada say two men have been arrested and charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser were conspiring to carry out an al-Qaida supported attack against Via Rail, but posed no imminent threat.... more »
  • Final Keystone pipeline decision still months away

    January 23, 2013 6:25 AM

    WASHINGTON - Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman's approval of a revised route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline puts the long-delayed project back in the hands of the federal government. But don't look for a quick decision on the $7 billion project, which would carry oil from Canada to the... more »
  • Canadian rescued after pinned in junk-filled home

    January 18, 2013 12:55 PM

    BURNABY, British Columbia - A Canadian man in his 70s was severely dehydrated after being pinned for several days under debris in his home that had piled up almost to the ceiling. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Tuesday a man called to report that he had not seen his... more »
  • Survivors of Ore. bus crash prepare to go home

    January 1, 2013 3:34 PM

    PENDLETON, Ore. - Survivors of a fatal bus crash on a rural Oregon highway are retrieving their passports and other belongings so they can finish their journey to Canada. State police officers escorted some survivors one-by-one Tuesday to collect their property, which was strewn across a hillside as the tour... more »

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