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Young man gets life sentence for Canada massage parlor murder that court declared act of terrorism

Nov. 28, 2023 12:15 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian man who pleaded guilty to the murder of a Toronto massage parlor employee received a life prison sentence Tuesday for what a judge described as an act of terrorism related to an internet subculture that fuels sexual loneliness into rage and misogyny. The...

Environmental protesters board deep-sea mining ship between Hawaii and Mexico

Nov. 27, 2023 09:50 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Greenpeace activists have boarded a deep-sea mining ship in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Mexico and said Sunday they'll stay to protest exploration the ship is conducting to support activity that would destroy marine life. Canada-based The Metals Company,...

Canada, EU agree to new partnerships as Trudeau welcomes European leaders

Nov. 24, 2023 16:33 PM EST

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland (AP) — Canada and the European Union said Friday they are making strides toward new partnerships on green energy, digital transformation and research funding, as a Canada-EU Summit got underway in the Atlantic coast province of Newfoundland. Prime...

A former Canadian RCMP intelligence official is found guilty of breaching secrets law

Nov. 22, 2023 17:55 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A jury found a former senior intelligence official in Canada’s national police force guilty on Wednesday of breaching the country’s secrets law. Jurors declared Cameron Jay Ortis guilty of three counts of violating the Security of Information Act and one...

Record Thanksgiving travel rush off to a smooth start despite snowy forecast

Nov. 22, 2023 17:37 PM EST

The late crush of holiday travelers picked up steam Wednesday, with about 2.7 million people expected to board flights and millions more planning to drive or take the train to Thanksgiving celebrations. Airline officials say they are confident they can avoid the kind of massive...

AP source: 2 people in vehicle that exploded at New York/Canada border crossing declared dead at scene

Nov. 22, 2023 14:57 PM EST
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — AP source: 2 people in vehicle that exploded at New York/Canada border crossing declared dead at scene.

Border crossing between US and Canada closed after vehicle explosion on bridge near Niagara Falls, FBI says

Nov. 22, 2023 13:38 PM EST
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Border crossing between US and Canada closed after vehicle explosion on bridge near Niagara Falls, FBI says.

The US has thwarted a plot to kill a Sikh separatist leader, an AP source says

Nov. 22, 2023 12:29 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has thwarted a plot to kill Sikh separatist leader Gurpatwant Singh Pannun on American soil, a U.S. official familiar with the matter said Wednesday. U.S. authorities have raised concerns with New Delhi that the Indian government may have had knowledge of...

India restores e-visa services for Canadians. The move could ease diplomatic tensions

Nov. 22, 2023 12:14 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — India restored electronic visa services for Canadian nationals, an Indian foreign ministry official said Wednesday, two months after Canada alleged the South Asian nation was involved in the assassination of a Sikh separatist in Canada. The electronic visa was back...

FIFA renews with Qatar Airways as a sponsor for the men's World Cup in 2026 and 2030

Nov. 22, 2023 10:32 AM EST

ZURICH (AP) — Qatar Airways has been renewed as the airline sponsor for the men’s World Cup in 2026 in North America and the 2030 tournament expected to be in Europe, Africa and South America, FIFA said Wednesday. The state-owned airline initially had a two-tournament deal for...