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Israel, U.S. divide deepens over Iran nuclear deal
Signs are growing that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned speech to Congress against a possible nuclear deal with Iran could damage his country's broad alliance with the United States.
Cy Tokmakjian home after release from Cuban prison, lawyer says
A Canadian automobile executive imprisoned in Cuba on corruption charges for more than three years was released Saturday after Cuba's government ended a case that it called a demonstration of the fight against bribery and critics said was a warning agains
Stephen Harper takes aim at terror, opposition gets dinged
The rollout of the new terror legislation went well, mostly. The prime minister's speech was clear and well staged. A friendly crowd applauded on cue. But it wasn't all statesman, all the time. It's an election year, after all, writes Terry Milewski.
Strip club denied, Regina council gets standing ovation
Regina city council voted to deny an application for a bar that would feature exotic dancers. A packed city council gallery erupted with a standing ovation in response to the decision. Most had spoken against the proposed club.
Ruble's dramatic drop inflicts economic pain in Russia
The Russian ruble has shed nearly half its value since last summer, driving up the costs of food, housing and travel. Russia is being hit by 'perfect economic storm' of depreciating currency, western sanctions and shrinking oil revenue.
North Korea blasts U.S. for sanctions over Sony attack
North Korea on Sunday criticized the United States for slapping sanctions on Pyongyang officials and organizations for a cyberattack on Sony Pictures — the latest fallout from a Hollywood movie depicting the fictional assassination of North Korea's leader
North Korea threatens strikes on U.S. amid Sony hacking claims
U.S. President Barack Obama is "recklessly" spreading rumours of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures, North Korea says, as it warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and "the whole U.S. mainland, that cesspool of terrorism."
U.S. and Cuba seek to normalize relations
American officials say the U.S. and Cuba will start talks to normalize full diplomatic relations as part of the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in decades. CBCNews.ca will livestream President Barack Obama's statement at
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