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  • 4 children die in Manitoba house fire

    The fire chief in a rural municipality in central Canada says four children have died in a house fire. Bernard Schellenberg said Wednesday three other children survived and are with neighbors. He says the parents were taken to hospital. Schellenberg...
  • 13 train cars derail in St. Louis Co., no injuries

    Officials say 13 cars of a Canadian National Railway train have derailed in northeastern Minnesota. St. Louis County authorities say three of nine cars carrying a hazardous compound derailed, but didn't spill any material. No one was hurt. CN Railway...
  • Unknown James Hahn 'speechless' after Northern Trust victory

    Unknown James Hahn 'speechless' after Northern Trust victory
    The last day of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament brought lousy weather and similar golf swings. This was the grand finale of the PGA Tour's West Coast swing. Other than James Hahn, there wasn't all that much grand going on Sunday at Riviera. Many...
  • Chris Brown denied entry into Canada, concerts canceled

    Chris Brown denied entry into Canada, concerts canceled
    Singer Chris Brown's "Between the Sheets" tour apparently won't be stopping in Canada this week after all: He said he had been barred from entering the country.   On Tuesday afternoon, Brown wrote on Twitter: “Unfortunately I will not be able to...
  • Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

    Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency. Obama offered no indication of whether he'll...
  • American dollar goes farther in Canada

     American dollar goes farther in Canada
    In case you haven't been paying attention, the U.S. dollar has pummeled the Canadian dollar lately, racking up $1.25 in value north of the border. If you haven't committed to a spring break trip yet and getting to Canada isn't a terrible chore, consider...
  • Obama vetoes Keystone XL, creating more hurdles for pipeline

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed a bill seeking to force him to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, just the third veto of his presidency. Republican leaders pledge to keep pushing for the 1,179-mile pipeline to ship crude oil from the...
  • Fireballs spotted over western US as Chinese rocket burns up

    People across a wide swath of the West, from Arizona to Canada, looked up at the sky late Monday to see a cluster of weird lights followed by an orange tail streaking across the night. The lights were not a meteor, but a Chinese rocket booster that broke...
  • Rail fractures, defects caused 2013 Canadian train derailment

    Rail fractures, defects caused 2013 Canadian train derailment
    A Canadian National oil train derailment and fire in October 2013 was caused by rail fractures and other defects, according to a report released Tuesday by the Transportation Safety Board. The train derailed as it traveled through a curve in Gainford. A...
  • Question Ted Cruz should ask: Can a foreign-born American be president?

    Question Ted Cruz should ask: Can a foreign-born American be president?
    Sen. Ted Cruz is getting close to announcing his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. The Texan is spending almost as much time in Iowa and New Hampshire as he does on Fox News; he's hired a staff and collected a long list of fiercely...
  • Canadian soldier sentenced planned attack on veterans office

    A former Canadian soldier who was planning to attack a Veterans Affairs office has been sentenced to four years in prison. Glen Gieschen, 45, is getting 18 months of credit for time served. He pleaded guilty in November to possession of a firearm,...