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Missing ship located, crew alive: Russia

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 10:25
A Russian-manned freighter that went missing last month in the Atlantic Ocean has been located and its crew has been taken aboard a Russian naval vessel, media reports quoted the country's defence minister as saying Monday.

325 flee Ontario train fire

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 10:15
Hundreds of Via Rail passengers fled a train after it caught fire in Ottawa's southwest outskirts Sunday night, waiting in a mosquito-filled swampy area until buses could arrive.

Economy linked to Canadians' health fears

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 10:03
The economic downturn has affected how Canadians care for their health, particularly those in the lowest income groups - with people sleeping and eating less, spending less on prescriptions and skipping medical and dental appointments, according to a new study released Monday in Saskatchewan.

TSX swoons at opening

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 10:03
Following the lead of other major world indices, the Toronto Stock Exchange opened up to a 350-point drop early Monday morning.

Brother in crash after would-be rescuer drowns

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 09:55
There is a tragic twist to the story of a woman who drowned in central Newfoundland while attempting to rescue a child.

Kuwait wedding fire was criminal: official

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 09:55
A fire that killed 43 people in a wedding tent in Kuwait was a criminal act by a perpetrator motivated by personal reasons, a Kuwaiti spokesman said Monday.

India bracing for terrorist attack from Pakistan: PM

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 09:41
There is "credible information" that terrorist groups based in neighbouring Pakistan are planning new attacks in the country, India's prime minister said Monday

Atlantic storm upgraded to hurricane

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 08:32
The U.S. National Hurricane Centre upgraded a storm churning in the Atlantic to a hurricane early Monday morning as the first named storm to hit land this year made landfall in Florida.

Harper to attend Arctic exercise

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 08:10
Prime Minister Stephen Harper will arrive in Iqaluit on Monday as part of an Arctic trip that will include observing an anti-submarine warfare exercise.

NDP name change fizzles

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 00:17
Federal New Democratic Party members wrapped up their weekend convention in Halifax with no movement taken on changing the party name.

3 storms in Caribbean, Atlantic head for U.S. coast

Sun, 08/16/2009 - 23:40
Three separate storms gathering over the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea are expected to hit the U.S. coast early this week, including Tropical Storm Claudette, which should make landfall overnight in the Florida Panhandle.

Quake hits off Japan's southern coast and Taiwan

Sun, 08/16/2009 - 23:11
An earthquake struck off Japan's southern coast and rattled Taiwan on Monday, prompting Japan's Meteorological Agency to issue a tsunami warning.

Don't vote, Afghan public warned

Sun, 08/16/2009 - 21:40
Security remained high in Afghanistan Sunday, with reports that voters' lives were being threatened if they take part in elections on Thursday for both president and provincial councils.

Kenya ordeal left woman ailing: lawyer

Sun, 08/16/2009 - 21:38
Suaad Hagi Mohamud's lawyer said Sunday that his client is seriously ill and also said a Kenyan lawyer had "no authority" to talk about launching a lawsuit on her behalf.

Yang tames Tiger to win PGA Championship

Sun, 08/16/2009 - 21:25
Lightly regarded Y.E. Yang of South Korea outduelled world No. 1 Tiger Woods to capture the PGA Championship on Sunday at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minn.

Italy's SuperEnalotto worth $135.9M euros

Sun, 08/16/2009 - 19:48
Tuesday's lotto draw in Italy's popular SuperEnalotto is worth $135.9 million euros, Europe's largest ever jackpot.

Bolt obliterates 100-metre world record

Sun, 08/16/2009 - 19:21
Usain Bolt yucked it up for the television cameras and then turned on his game face, shattering his own world record in the men's 100 metres in a time of 9.58 seconds at the world track and field championships in Berlin on Sunday.

Former child soldier can stay in Canada

Sun, 08/16/2009 - 18:41
A 25-year-old man facing deportation to Burma has won ministerial permission to remain in Saskatoon.

N.L. woman dies trying to rescue child in lake

Sun, 08/16/2009 - 16:17
A 35-year-old woman from central Newfoundland is dead following her attempt to rescue a child from drowning.

Beatles auction to include schoolboy photos

Sun, 08/16/2009 - 15:47
A massive auction of Beatles memorabilia in Britain will include photos of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr when they were schoolboys.