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China stops purchase of Canadian canola seeds

Mar. 22, 2019 9:50 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — China has stopped all new purchases of Canadian canola seeds in what some see as retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei. The Canola Council of Canada said late Thursday exporters are reporting Chinese importers are unwilling to purchase the seeds at...

The Latest: Boeing's stock halts 2-day skid on Wall Street

Mar. 13, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Boeing's stock has halted a two-day skid after turning higher in the final minutes of trading on Wall Street. The about-face came shortly after President Donald Trump issued an emergency order...

Canada transport minister says Canada will close airspace to Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft following Ethiopia crash

Mar. 13, 2019 11:51 AM EDT
TORONTO (AP) — Canada transport minister says Canada will close airspace to Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft following Ethiopia crash.

The Latest: Travel hub UAE suspends Boeing 737 Max 8, 9 jets

Mar. 12, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 4:40 a.m. The United Arab Emirates, a key international travel hub, has barred the Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 from its airspace following the crash of a similar jetliner in Ethiopia. The Emirates' General Civil Aviation...

Ethiopian crash victims were aid workers, doctors, academics

Mar. 12, 2019 3:26 AM EDT

They worked to bring food to the hungry, medicine to the sick and clean water to people living in areas without it. Among the 157 people who died in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner Sunday were dozens of international aid workers hailing from several countries in Africa and around the globe. Described...

Government officials, doctors among Ethiopian crash victims

Mar. 11, 2019 5:29 AM EDT

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Three Austrian physicians. The co-founder of an international aid organization. A career ambassador. The wife and children of a Slovak legislator. A Nigerian-born Canadian college professor, author and satirist. They were all among the 157 people from 35 countries who died...

Canada's no-sex, no-money scandal could topple Trudeau

Mar. 10, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — There's no money, no sex and nothing illegal happened. This is what passes for a scandal in Canada. U.S. President Donald Trump has been engulfed in allegations involving possible collusion with Russia and secret payments to buy the silence of a porn star. Canadian Prime Minister Justin...

Trudeau maintains he didn't apply inappropriate pressure

Mar. 7, 2019 11:48 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that an "erosion of trust" and "lack of communication" with his former justice minister led her to resign and accuse him of applying inappropriate pressure in a corruption prosecution — a dispute that has shaken his government. But...

Trudeau's former top aide testifies in his defense

Mar. 6, 2019 6:33 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's former top aide tried Wednesday to quell a Cabinet controversy that has shaken Canada's government in an election year, testifying that the demotion of the attorney general had nothing to do with alleged efforts to pressure her into not prosecuting a Canadian...

AP Explains: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's political crisis

Mar. 6, 2019 12:01 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's former attorney general says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and senior members of his government inappropriately tried to pressure her to avoid prosecution of a major Canadian engineering company in a case involving allegations of corruption in Libya. The scandal has rocked Trudeau's...