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North American leaders called upon to save monarch butterfly
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto are being urged to do something to save a delicate symbol of the continent: the monarch butterfly. The three leaders are being asked to review farming and
Carey Price to start for Canada in quarter-final game
Four years ago, Carey Price went ice fishing near his hometown of Anahim Lake, B.C., caught a couple rainbow trout and then settled in to watch Sidney Crosby put the entire country in a euphoric state with his golden goal.
Ukraine violence grows, as 13 people killed in fiery mayhem
Thousands of police armed with stun grenades and water cannons charged into the large opposition camp in Ukraine's capital that has been the epicentre of nearly three months of anti-government protests after at least nine people were killed in street clas
UK judges disagree with European court on whole-life jail terms
LONDON (Reuters) - A British court ruled on Tuesday that domestic laws on whole-life prison sentences were compatible with European human rights laws, disagreeing with a European court in a judgment that fed into a fierce debate on Britain's ties with Eur
Russia's underwear trade ban incites panty protests
A trade ban on lacy lingerie has Russian consumers and their neighbours with their knickers in a twist. The ban will outlaw any underwear containing less than six per cent cotton from being imported, made, or sold in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
Asteroid flyby to be streamed live tonight
An asteroid estimated to be the size of three football fields is set for its close-up on a live webcast as it whizzes by Earth on Monday, roughly a year after one exploded over Russia and injured 1,200 people.
Jamaica's Old Harbour awaits Panamax port development
As Jamaica joins a rush to lure the bigger, deeper-drafting ships expected to cross an expanded Panama Canal by mid-2015, political leaders and civic boosters envision the Old Harbour area as a cornerstone of what they envision as a transformative, dream
Canadian Forces gear stuck in Kandahar for nearly 3 years
Hundreds of shipping containers filled with expensive and important military equipment used in the Canadian combat mission in Kandahar were stranded in Afghanistan for years and are only now finally finding their way back to military storehouses in Canada
Quebec's 'dying with dignity' law would set new standards
Should Quebec's national assembly pass its new death with dignity law, it will be enacting legislation that has more in keeping with Europe's "unbearable suffering" approach to physician-assisted death than with what U.S. states have done.
Shocking case proves 'Toby's Law' is flawed
TORONTO - It’s every woman’s nightmare. A man posing as a woman invades her personal space: The gym. A washroom. A women’s shelter. That’s precisely the power that’s been given to any pervert in this province.
Saturday's gold medals will contain pieces of meteorite
Olympic gold medal winners will receive a second medal this Saturday that contains a piece of the large meteorite that lit up the skies over Russia a year ago. Meanwhile, the United Nations is calling for efforts to ramp up preparations for the next objec
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