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Canada military plane returns after Haiti surveillance

Feb. 07, 2023 20:52 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian Armed Forces surveillance plane was heading home Tuesday after two intelligence-collecting flights over Haiti. The CP-140 Aurora’s return came after Prime Minister Justin government announced Saturday that the plane was being deployed to collect...

Trudeau says Canadian health care isn't living up to promise

Feb. 07, 2023 20:11 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada’s health care system isn’t living up to its promise, and he plans to add billions more in funding. Trudeau said wait times in emergency departments have become dangerously long, people are waiting...

Ex-UK leader Truss to urge tougher China stance in Tokyo

Feb. 03, 2023 00:23 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Liz Truss will join the former leaders of Australia and Belgium at a conference in Tokyo later this month to call for a tougher international approach to China. The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China, an international group of...

Jamaica ready to send soldiers, police to quell Haiti chaos

Feb. 01, 2023 16:20 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jamaica’s prime minister said his government is willing to send soldiers and police officers to Haiti as part of a proposed multinational security assistance deployment. The announcement comes a week after U.N. special envoy for Haiti Helen La Lime...

Myanmar resistance steadfast against army rule 2 years later

Feb. 01, 2023 09:20 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — The prospects for peace in Myanmar, much less a return to democracy, seem dimmer than ever two years after the army seized power from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, experts say. On Wednesday, legions of opponents of military rule heeded a call by protest...

'Hurricane Hazel,' mayor of Mississauga into her 90's, dies

Jan. 29, 2023 16:52 PM EST

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (AP) — Hazel McCallion, who led one of Canada’s largest cities into her 90′s, died Sunday, leaving behind a legacy of feisty advocacy and more than three decades of nearly unchallenged leadership. She was 101. Known affectionately as “Hurricane Hazel,”...

Today in History: JAN 28, Space Shuttle Challenger explodes

Jan. 28, 2023 00:12 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 28, the 28th day of 2023. There are 337 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 28, 1973, a cease-fire officially went into effect in the Vietnam War, a day after the signing of the Paris...

Haitian police rebels protest is paralyzing Port-au-Prince

Jan. 26, 2023 17:14 PM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Outraged rebel police officers paralyzed Port-au-Prince on Thursday, roaring through the streets on motorcycles in protest of a slew of killings of police officers by Haitian gangs. More than a hundred protesters blocked roads, shot guns into the air,...

Judge orders Canada to repatriate 4 men held in Syrian camps

Jan. 20, 2023 19:26 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A judge has ordered the Canadian government to help bring home four Canadian men being held in Syrian camps. In a ruling late Friday, Federal Court Justice Henry Brown directed Ottawa to request repatriation of the men as soon as reasonably possible and...

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern, an icon to many, to step down

Jan. 19, 2023 20:17 PM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who became a global icon of the left and exemplified a new style of leadership, said Thursday that she would leave office. Just 37 when she became leader, Ardern was praised around the world for her handling...