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  • Women's World Cup to go forward on artificial turf

    Women's World Cup to go forward on artificial turf
    A coalition of women's soccer players led by U.S. star Abby Wambach has withdrawn its gender discrimination suit against FIFA and will play this summer's World Cup in Canada on artificial turf. The men's tournament has always been played on grass and in...
  • In Canada, Clinton declines to offer opinion on Keystone XL pipeline, citing ongoing review

    Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday declined again to take a position on the Keystone XL pipeline, telling an audience in Canada that she would not express her views because of an ongoing review by the State Department. "We have differences and you won't...
  • Another US-Cuba first: Women lead both sides in normalization talks

    WASHINGTON The first steps toward normalization between the United States and Cuba are likely to be taken in heels. Foreign policy analysts who monitor Cuba note that the talks in Havana this week, part of a thaw announced last month after more than 50...
  • Canadian special forces perform ground role in Iraq, directing coalition airstrikes against IS

    Canadian special forces in northern Iraq have been helping Kurdish peshmerga fighters by directing coalition airstrikes against Islamic State extremists — work generally considered risky because it means they are close to the battle against the...
  • Clinton talks to be co-hosted by foreign bank investigated by US

    WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton, the presumed frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, will give a pair of speeches Wednesday in Canada hosted by a major bank that has been the subject of several investigations into wrongdoing over the past...
  • US lead negotiator with Cuba is known for breaking barriers

    WASHINGTON The leader of the U.S. delegation to this week's talks on normalizing relations with Cuba has a reputation for determination and expertise at the State Department, where she flouted custom with an unlikely rise from rank-and-file civil...
  • Canadian firm heads to court to take land for Keystone pipeline

    WASHINGTON The Canadian company TransCanada went to court Tuesday to use eminent domain to force Nebraska landowners to give their property for the Keystone XL Pipeline, as the Senate moved closer to approving the controversial project. The Senate...
  • Obama issues second veto threat in 2 days

    Obama issues second veto threat in 2 days
    The White House issued its second veto threat in as many days Wednesday against top-priority legislation of the new, Republican-controlled Congress, and GOP leaders said they intend to keep challenging President Barack Obama to sign early measures that...
  • Man hailed as hero for stopping Ottawa shooter to be Canada's ambassador to Ireland

    The Canadian sergeant-at-arms hailed as a hero for killing the gunman who stormed Canada's parliament last year will become the country's ambassador to Ireland, the prime minister announced Thursday. Kevin Vickers, an Irish-Canadian, has been feted by...
  • Mild week for Chicago, with chances for 3 light snows

    Although the trend of temperatures is downward from Monday through Thursday, daytime readings are forecast to descend to, or only slightly below, the normal high of 31 degrees at this time of the year. The most prominent forecast features of the week's...
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug could get OK for U.S. sales in 2016

    Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug could get OK for U.S. sales in 2016
    A Northbrook company said it has won fast-track status for approval of a drug that could become the first in the United States to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal muscle disease found most often in boys. Privately held Marathon Pharmaceuticals...