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  • Prosecutor says mate steering waters for 1st timeProsecutor says mate steering waters for 1st time
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 12:06 AM

    MOKPO, South Korea - A prosecutor says that the third mate steering a South Korean ferry at the time of a major accident was navigating those waters for the first time.

  • Clinton sought Republican support for health care
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 9:16 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Bill Clinton's advisers estimated early in his term that his health care reform law would require a delicate balance of Democratic and Republican support, according to documents that contrast Clinton's doomed effort with President Barack Obama's successful passage of his own overhaul.

  • Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrestedCaptain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 7:46 PM

    MOKPO, South Korea - The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need — three of whom were seen lifeless in the drowned vessel by a diver who was unable to get them out.

  • New SARS? MERS case jump raises alarmNew SARS? MERS case jump raises alarm
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 6:35 PM

    TORONTO - It’s beginning to feel like SARS revisited.

  • Chris Brown trial set to start on Monday
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 4:19 PM

    WASHINGTON - A judge has set Monday as the start date for the assault trial of singer Chris Brown in the nation's capital.

  • Lawyer: Director not in Hawaii during alleged actsLawyer: Director not in Hawaii during alleged acts
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 4:07 PM

    HONOLULU, Hawaii - Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defence attorney said Friday.

  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capitalMagnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 3:18 PM

    ACAPULCO, Mexico - A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.

  • Ferry captain arrested in South Korea disaster
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 3:13 PM

    SEOUL, South Korea - A prosecutor says the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested.

  • Deputies: Man smothered crying son over video game
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 2:37 PM

    HOMOSASSA, Fla. - A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV, sheriff's deputies said Friday.

  • Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 1:53 PM

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. - A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.

  • Chris Brown trial set to start on Monday
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 1:52 PM

    WASHINGTON - A judge has set Monday as the start date for the assault trial of singer Chris Brown in the nation's capital.

  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capitalMagnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 1:52 PM

    ACAPULCO, Mexico - A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.

  • After Algerian landslide, what next?After Algerian landslide, what next?
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 12:14 PM

    ALGIERS, Algeria - Algeria's frail president won a fourth term in a landslide victory, but it only masks a bigger question for this oil-rich North African nation — what now? It's still unclear who will eventually succeed the 77-year-old leader who has been in power since 1999 and deal with an emboldened opposition.

  • Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootingsMan charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 11:30 AM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Authorities announced charges Friday against a man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings that have wounded three people in the Kansas City area.

  • Syrian state TV: 14 killed in car bombing in HomsSyrian state TV: 14 killed in car bombing in Homs
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 10:42 AM

    BEIRUT - A powerful car bomb exploded Friday outside a mosque in a pro-government district of central Syria, killing 14 people in the latest violence to hit the war-shattered city, state-run Syrian television reported.

  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 10:41 AM

    KATMANDU, Nepal - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.

  • Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murderVengeful note left in 2 boys' murder
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 9:50 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - A Connecticut woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children.

  • AP PHOTOS: Stratocaster still a favourite at 60AP PHOTOS: Stratocaster still a favourite at 60
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 7:43 AM

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Jimi Hendrix made it shriek. Buddy Holly made it swing. Stevie Ray Vaughn made it snarl.

  • Deputies: Man smothered crying son over video game
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 5:47 AM

    HOMOSASSA, Fla. - A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV, sheriff's deputies said Friday.

  • NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes downNASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-18 4:34 AM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA's small moon-orbiting spacecraft LADEE (pronounced LAH'-dee) is no more. Flight controllers confirmed early Friday that LADEE crashed into the back side of the moon.

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