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 2017-12-13 10:23 

Globe and Mail

Canadian dollar faces two days of unrest (but Poloz isn't roiling it as you might think)...

How the Fed's decision today and the Bank of Canada governor's speech Thursday might affect the currency...

 2017-12-13 10:18 

Globe and Mail

Annual food bill for Canadian family in 2018 expected to rise by $348: study...

Food inflation overall is expected to rise between 1 and 3 per cent next year...

 2017-12-13 10:17 

Global News

'Sugar Mountain' tent city residents say City of Vancouver has filed eviction notice...

Alliance Against Displacement says the city has issued another eviction notice to anyone living at the encampment....

 2017-12-13 10:06 

National Post

Global companies snared in South Africa's corruption scandal...

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's biggest corruption case since the end of apartheid has entangled not only the president and ruling party but also some major international companies, including U.S. firm McKinsey and KPMG. The scandal has weakened t...

 2017-12-13 10:04 

Globe and Mail

TransCanada clashes with pipeline opponents at Nebraska hearing...

Opponents argue regulators had no authority to approve the line's 'alternative'; path through the state...

 2017-12-13 10:04 

Globe and Mail

TransCanada clashes with pipeline opponents at Nebraska hearing...

Opponents argue regulators had no authority to approve the line's 'alternative'; path through the state...

 2017-12-13 10:01 

Global News

Halifax has the 7th highest rate of child poverty in Canada : Report...

The report also found that minority groups in the municipality are disproportionately affected by poverty....

 2017-12-13 10:00 

Global News

Bob Layton Editorial: Sugar time...

Is sugar the new tobacco?...

 2017-12-13 10:00 

Globe and Mail

Ontario probes alleged money laundering in B.C. casino...

The allegations that large volumes of suspicious cash are swirling around casinos in B.C.'s Lower Mainland have cast a cloud over the modernization of Ontario's gambling agency, which is in the process of awarding contracts to the private sector t...

 2017-12-13 10:00 

Globe and Mail

We take doctors for granted, until we don't have one...

The dire state of primary care has been confirmed in a couple of recent reports that point to a growing shortage of family physicians...

 2017-12-13 10:00 

CBC

Liberals have passed half as many bills as Harper's government in same time period...

The legislative agenda of the Liberal government continues to trail that of the Conservative government it replaced. But a Liberal spokesperson said that because of the importance of the bills passed, the government need to ensure they were well debated i...

 2017-12-13 10:00 

CBC

How an expected U.S. interest rate increase will affect Canadians: Don Pittis...

A U.S. rate rise today seems like a foregone conclusion, with more to come. Canadian borrowers should ask, ...

 2017-12-13 10:00 

CBC

Liberal's new 'naughty and nice list' approach to defence contractors could face legal, trade challenges...

The Liberal government's new policy of evaluating defence contractors through their overall impact on the Canadian economy will have political, trade, corporate and possibly military consequences, according to a defence expert. ...

 2017-12-13 10:00 

CBC

Byelection winner Jean Yip 'not different than anyone else who's lost a spouse'...

Jean Yip says her husband, Arnold Chan, would have been proud of what she accomplished Monday night. Yip has picked up the legacy of what the late Liberal MP started, winning the Liberal seat in the Toronto riding of Scarborough-Agincourt in a byelection....

 2017-12-13 09:38 

National Post

3rd trial for mom in 'Baby Lollipops' killing nearing an end...

MIAMI — Closing arguments are set in the murder trial of a Florida mother accused of beating her toddler son to death in a case that riveted the Miami area decades ago. Ana Maria Cardona was convicted and sentenced to death twice before in the 1990 ...

 2017-12-13 09:38 

National Post

Gillibrand got a fight she wants after Trump's fiery tweet...

WASHINGTON — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after President Donald Trump lashed out at the New York Democrat in a provocative tweet that claimed she'd begged him for campaign contributions and would "do anything" for them....

 2017-12-13 09:38 

National Post

Ex-king Michael's coffin arrives in Romania ahead of funeral...

BUCHAREST, Romania — A coffin carrying the body of the late Romanian King Michael I arrived Wednesday at Bucharest's airport from Switzerland ahead of his funeral this weekend. The former king, who ruled Romania twice and was forced to abdicate ...

 2017-12-13 09:33 

National Post

Franken, soon-to-be-gone, but back at Senate job...

WASHINGTON — Al Franken is the Senate's dead man walking, still doing his day job despite his soon-to-be-gone status. The two-term Minnesota lawmaker told a sombre Senate last Thursday he would resign amid multiple allegations of sexual miscondu...

 2017-12-13 09:29 

National Post

Tillerson says US open to possible talks with NKorea...

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has softened America's stance on possible talks with North Korea, calling it "unrealistic"; to expect the nuclear-armed country to come to the table ready to give up a weapons of mass destruct...

 2017-12-13 09:25 

National Post

FBI agent removed from Russia probe called Trump an 'idiot'...

WASHINGTON — Two FBI officials who would later be assigned to the special counsel's investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign described him with insults like "idiot" and "loathsome human" in a series of text mes...

 2017-12-13 09:20 

CTV News

Singh launched NDP byelection campaign in wrong Ont. riding...

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh launched a campaign kick-off for his party's candidate for the Scarborough-Agincourt byelection in a cafe roughly one kilometre outside the riding, possibly contributing to the party's poor showing....

 2017-12-13 09:14 

National Post

The Latest: Abbas says no role for US in Mideast peace push...

ISTANBUL — The Latest on the gathering of Islamic nations seeking a united stance against the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Pale...

 2017-12-13 09:12 

National Post

'The Goonies,' 'Titanic' added to National Film Registry...

NEW YORK — A band of misfits known as the Goonies, a sinking ship, some baseball ghosts and the unrelenting New York cop are being added to the prestigious National Film Registry. The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that the films "The G...

 2017-12-13 09:09 

National Post

Camping fee at Chiricahua National Monument rising...

WILLCOX, Ariz. — The National Park Service says it will boost camping fees at the Chiricahua National Monument from $12 a day to $20 per day starting Jan. 1. The changes in fees at the Bonita Canyon campground inside the Chiricahua National Monument...

 2017-12-13 09:07 

National Post

France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in Africa...

PARIS — Presidents, princes and diplomats are coming to Paris on Wednesday to breathe life into a young African military force that aims to counter the growing jihadi threat in the Sahel region. Nearly five years after France intervened to rout Isla...

 2017-12-13 08:52 

National Post

Democrat Jones wins stunning red-state Alabama Senate upset...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore de...

 2017-12-13 08:48 

National Post

SAG Awards could give Oscar race some clarity...

NEW YORK — An unpredictable awards season will get a jolt Wednesday when the Screen Actors Guild announces nominees to its annual awards. Actors make up the largest segment of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, so their deliberations ...

 2017-12-13 08:32 

National Post

Saudi Arabia frees 82-year-old former judge after 5 years...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Saudi human rights group said Wednesday that an 82-year-old former judge and prominent rights advocate has been freed in the kingdom, after serving five years of a 15-year prison sentence. Sulaiman al-Rashudi was pres...

 2017-12-13 08:29 

CTV News

Doug Jones beats Roy Moore in Alabama upset...

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and U.S. President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a l...

 2017-12-13 08:29 

National Post

Analysis: Trump bets on Moore and suffers stinging defeat...

WASHINGTON — Rarely has a sitting president rallied behind such a scandal-plagued candidate the way Donald Trump did with Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. And rarely has that bet failed so spectacularly. Moore's defeat Tuesday in Alabama &mda...

 2017-12-13 08:21 

National Post

Alaska lawmaker bucks party, refuses to quit amid claims...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska lawmaker who has been accused by several women of inappropriate behaviour refused to resign on Tuesday amid calls for him to leave his post from leaders of the House majority and the head of the state Democratic Party. ...

 2017-12-13 08:14 

National Post

In Alabama, an unusual alliance yields a Democratic upset...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Democrat Doug Jones assembled an unusual Deep South alliance to claim a Senate seat Tuesday in Republican-dominated Alabama, combining strong turnout among African-Americans and white liberals with enough crossover support from co...

 2017-12-13 08:12 

National Post

Hard-hit by opioids, a city struggles with hardcore homeless...

EVERETT, Wash. — This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless. It takes teams of outreach workers — building relationships with men and women struggling with addict...

 2017-12-13 08:03 

National Post

Days of toil bring hard-won gains over huge California fire...

LOS ANGELES — Firefighters finally eked out progress on the titanic task of cutting fire lines around one of the biggest blazes in California history. As the fire straddling Santa Barbara and Ventura counties entered its 10th day, crews had carved c...

 2017-12-13 07:58 

National Post

Alabama elections chief: 'Unlikely' Senate outcome changes...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama's election chief says it is doubtful the outcome of the state's U.S. Senate race will change, even as Republican Roy Moore looks to a possible recount. "It would be very unlikely for that to occur," Secreta...

 2017-12-13 07:54 

National Post

'Nobody saved us': Man describes childhood in abusive 'cult'...

SPINDALE, N.C. — Jamey Anderson vividly recalls being a skinny kid trembling on the floor of a dank, windowless storage room, waiting in terror for the next adult to open the door. He was bruised and exhausted after being held down while a group of ...

 2017-12-13 07:47 

National Post

College coaches' salaries increase despite threat of new tax...

WASHINGTON — A potential new tax on seven-figure salaries for employees of non-profits hasn't deterred schools from doling out huge contracts to new coaches. Football powers aiming for a national title have continued to pay the market rate for p...

 2017-12-13 07:44 

National Post

The Kids Are Alright: Penguins leading goalie youth movement...

PITTSBURGH — Jim Rutherford knows what it's like to be a young goaltender trying to find his way in the NHL. Rutherford went through it with the Detroit Red Wings in the early 1970s, thrust into action at 21 years old with a franchise in the mid...

 2017-12-13 07:31 

National Post

Hawaii tourism officials fined, accused of travel upgrades...

HONOLULU — A Hawaii ethics commission has fined four tourism officials for allegations that they violated state code by accepting and soliciting travel upgrades for business trips. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Tuesday that among the four ac...

 2017-12-13 07:20 

National Post

5 years after Sandy Hook, mental health care worries linger...

HARTFORD, Conn. — Anguished mothers with mentally ill children have sought out Liza Long for help ever since she wrote an essay, "I am Adam Lanza's Mother," comparing experiences with her son to the emotionally troubled 20-year-old who c...

 2017-12-13 07:17 

National Post

Islamic nations seek response to Trump's move on Jerusalem...

ISTANBUL — Leaders and top officials from Islamic nations gathered in Turkey on Wednesday for a summit that is expected to forge a unified stance against President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The summit of t...

 2017-12-13 07:13 

CTV News

Philippines votes to extend martial law...

Philippine legislators have voted to approve President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law in the country's south by a year due to what the military says are continuing terrorist threats despite the defeat of a disastrous pro-Islamic S...

 2017-12-13 07:08 

National Post

Bangladesh: Accused NYC attacker followed radical preacher...

DHAKA, Bangladesh — The man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system was influenced by the sermons and writings of a radical Muslim preacher, but appeared to have no known links to local radical groups, Bangladeshi ...

 2017-12-13 06:54 

National Post

Okinawa boy injured after window falls off US Marine chopper...

TOKYO — Japanese officials said a boy was injured in Okinawa on Wednesday when a metal window frame fell from a U.S. military helicopter, the second such incident in the past week on the southern island. Officials from the city of Ginowan said the w...

 2017-12-13 06:51 

Global News

Burrard-area bike lane construction is taking so long, a bike shop is suffering...
 2017-12-13 06:44 

Global News

Warriors defeated Rockets 6-3...

The Rockets lost 6-3 to the Moose Jaw Warriors Tuesday night....

 2017-12-13 06:31 

Global News

Goldfish threaten Yellow Lake ecosystem near Penticton...

Yellow Lake, southwest of Penticton, has become a giant goldfish bowl. ...

 2017-12-13 06:31 

National Post

Ward wins 300th, Hurricanes top Golden Knights in shootout...

LAS VEGAS — Cam Ward earned his 300th career win when Phillip Di Giuseppe's goal in the fifth round of a shootout lifted the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday night. Marcus Kruger and Trevor van Riemsdyk s...

 2017-12-13 06:30 

Global News

West Kelowna RCMP looking for potentially dangerous suspect...

Mounties are searching for a 32-year-old man after a brazen break and enter was interrupted in West Kelownas Glenrosa neighbourhood. ...

 2017-12-13 06:20 

National Post

'We're not racist': Mother of bullied boy faces backlash over Confederate flag photos, GoFundMe pages...

A video showing a Keaton Jones's anguish garnered 20 million views and an outpouring of support from celebrities, but his mother is now on the defensive...

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