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  • Why Threats Can't Silence Me On Human Rights In China

    Why Threats Can't Silence Me On Human Rights In China
    My father was never so proud of me as when I was crowned Miss World Canada in May. It's an incredible honor to be able to represent my country on the world stage. To my father, who still lives in China, it was validation that all of his efforts to support...
  • Convicted killer thought fellow escapee was slowing him down

    Convicted killer thought fellow escapee was slowing him down
    Two convicted killers who staged a complicated prison break together and then spent more than two weeks roaming in thick New York woods finally split up when one man decided his companion was slowing him down, going their separate ways a few days before...
  • Gov. Cuomo: Inmates had sights on Mexico but ride backed out

    Gov. Cuomo: Inmates had sights on Mexico but ride backed out
    Two convicted murderers who eluded a massive manhunt for three weeks planned to drive to Mexico after escaping prison but ended up walking toward Canada when their ride backed out — finally splitting up in their final days of freedom, Gov. Andrew...
  • Kraft CFO and many others out with Heinz deal

    Kraft CFO and many others out with Heinz deal
    Many of Kraft's top leaders, including Chief Financial Officer James Kehoe, will leave the food maker soon after it combines with H.J. Heinz, the companies said Monday. Heinz announced its plan to buy Northfield-based Kraft in March. Kraft shareholders...
  • Women's World Cup semifinalists: US, Germany, England, Japan

    A look at the four teams playing in the semifinals at the Women's World Cup. Germany faces the United States on Tuesday in Montreal, and Japan plays England on Wednesday in Edmonton, Alberta. The winners go to Vancouver, British Columbia, for the final...
  • French terror suspect took selfie with beheaded victim

    French terror suspect took selfie with beheaded victim
    The top suspect in the beheading of a businessman that French authorities are calling a terrorist attack took a "selfie" photo with the slain victim and sent the image via WhatsApp to a Canadian mobile phone number, officials said Saturday. French...
  • The artificial turf at the World Cup is still raising issues

    The fields are heating up, there are little black rubber pellets everywhere, and feet are covered with blisters. The artificial turf at the Women's World Cup is taking a toll. Australian forward Michelle Heyman told reporters that when the temperature...
  • Three sought in Kissimmee timeshare scam that stole $180K

    Three sought in Kissimmee timeshare scam that stole $180K
    A timeshare company in downtown Kissimmee stole $180,000 from at least 98 victims trying to sell their shares in vacation homes, according to police. Joseph A. Taylor III ran World Mark Wholesale & Trade LLC on East Monument Avenue as one of 12 front...
  • Kings bite salary cap bullet, waiving Mike Richards to continue makeover

    Kings bite salary cap bullet, waiving Mike Richards to continue makeover
    The glow of the 2014 Stanley Cup triumph and the reassuring words and promises from Mike Richards were enough to persuade Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi against using a compliance buyout with the veteran center last summer. But loyalty proved...
  • Underwater rivals battle for fastest human-powered submarine

    Underwater rivals battle for fastest human-powered submarine
    The sleek black mini-submarine accelerated through the water as the two pilots crammed inside pedaled hard, spinning the rear propeller faster and faster. "Allez! Allez!" urged Philippe Dupuis, a 25-year-old Frenchman, who watched on a television...
  • Bound for Quebec? Don't sweat the language barrier

    During weeks of travel in parts of Quebec where few speak much English, I only encountered one problem arising from the language barrier. It happened when I broke into a guy's house. Following a sign pointing to the tourism office in Dolbeau-Mistassini,...