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  • Canadian judge delays bail decision for ex-Gitmo inmate

    A Canadian judge said Tuesday she needs more time to make a decision on whether a former Guantanamo Bay inmate should be released on bail while he appeals his conviction for war crimes in the United States. Court of Appeal Justice Myra Bielby is expected...
  • Thomas F. McLarty III: Those negotiating Pacific trade deal could learn from NAFTA

    Thomas F. McLarty III: Those negotiating Pacific trade deal could learn from NAFTA
    As President Barack Obama makes the case for expansive new trade agreements, he has had to contend with the vexing image of the last big trade deal debated in the national spotlight, the North American Free Trade Agreement. In the perception of some...
  • Police: 3 killed Canadian tourist after Kentucky Derby

    A Canadian tourist in town for the Kentucky Derby was shot to death while fighting off three people who robbed him at random during a crime spree amid the festivities of the famed horse race, police said Monday. Three people have been arrested in the...
  • Canada seeks stay of bail against former Gitmo inmate

    Canada's government said Monday it is seeking an emergency stay of a Canadian judge's decision to give a former Guantanamo Bay inmate bail while he appeals his conviction in a Washington court for war crimes. The government will seek to block Omar Khadr'...
  • Dutch, Canadian leaders lead off week of WWII remembrance

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper are meeting to kick off a week of celebrations and remembrances to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands at the end of World War II. During a series of...
  • The Clintons, a luxury jet and their $100 million donor from Canada

    The Clintons, a luxury jet and their $100 million donor from Canada
    Bill Clinton was planning a charity trip to Latin America and needed a big plane. For Frank Giustra, who had never met the former president, this was an opportunity. The Canadian mining magnate and onetime Hollywood studio owner stepped up to let the...
  • Weak Canadian dollar drives vacation-home sales

    Weak Canadian dollar drives vacation-home sales
    Canadians Edward and Arlene Fairbrother are selling their $395,000 Central Florida vacation home for a $30,000 loss but, because of favorable exchange rates, they expect to at least break even. For every U.S. dollar they collect on the sale, the...
  • Canadian prime minister visits Iraq as bombings kill 30

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made a surprise visit Saturday to Iraq, pledging to continue Canada's support for the battle against the Islamic State group as bombings across the country killed at least 30 people. The Canadian government has...
  • Va. senators, feds announce new measures against oil-by-rail disasters

    Va. senators, feds announce new measures against oil-by-rail disasters
    One year after a train carrying crude oil derailed in Lynchburg en route to a Yorktown terminal, Virginia senators and the Obama administration announced separate measures intended to protect communities from oil-by-rail accidents. On Thursday, Sens....
  • New oil-train rules leave a lot of questions unanswered

    WASHINGTON The U.S. and Canadian governments on Friday unveiled a long-awaited new standard for the tank cars used to transport crude oil and ethanol that includes numerous safety improvements. But it is far from the final word on efforts to reduce the...
  • US, Canada unveil rules to boost oil train safety

    Rail tank cars used to transport crude oil and many other flammable liquids will have to be built to stronger standards to reduce the risk of a catastrophic train crash and fire, under sweeping new safety rules unveiled Friday by U.S. and Canadian...