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2 children dead, 6 injured after bus crashes into day care

Feb. 08, 2023 14:31 PM EST

A city bus crashed into a day care center north of Montreal on Wednesday, leaving two children dead and sending six to the hospital, authorities said. The bus driver was arrested and charged with homicide and careless driving. Police set up a large perimeter around the building...

Bail $300K for former 'Dances With Wolves' actor in sex case

Feb. 08, 2023 14:03 PM EST

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday set bail at $300,000 for a former “Dances With Wolves” actor charged in Nevada with sexually abusing and trafficking Indigenous women and girls. North Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Craig Newman said Nathan Chasing Horse must...

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...

'Dances With Wolves' actor charged in Canada in 2018 rape

Feb. 07, 2023 20:48 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canadian police confirmed Tuesday they are pursuing a criminal case against a former “Dances With Wolves” actor who was arrested last week and charged in Nevada with sexually abusing and trafficking Indigenous women and girls. Nathan Chasing Horse, who also...

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...

Navy divers begin pulling up Chinese spy balloon debris

Feb. 07, 2023 17:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Navy divers began pulling pieces of the downed Chinese spy balloon from the depths of the ocean floor on Tuesday, using sophisticated reconnaissance drones dubbed the Kingfish and the Swordfish to locate the debris. After collecting all of the balloon's white...

Study: 15 million people live under threat of glacial floods

Feb. 07, 2023 11:04 AM EST

As glaciers melt and pour massive amounts of water into nearby lakes, 15 million people across the globe live under the threat of a sudden and deadly outburst flood, a new study finds. More than half of those living in the shadow of the disaster called glacial lake outburst floods...

Qatar hires coach Carlos Queiroz through the 2026 World Cup

Feb. 06, 2023 16:29 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Former Portugal and Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has worked at the last four World Cups and was hired on Monday by Qatar to aim for a fifth straight at the next edition hosted in North America. The Qatar Football Association hired former Real Madrid coach Queiroz...

Legal sizes for lobsters could change to protect population

Feb. 06, 2023 13:53 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The rules about the minimum and maximum sizes of lobsters that can be trapped off New England could soon become stricter, potentially bringing big changes to one of the most valuable seafood industries in the country. Fishers are required to measure lobsters...

Review: 'Looking for Jane' is gripping, historical, relevant

Feb. 06, 2023 10:31 AM EST

“Looking for Jane” by Heather Marshall (Atria) Gripping from the moment it begins, Heather Marshall’s novel “Looking for Jane” is getting a well-deserved re-release to hit the post-Roe v. Wade United States market. The story kicks off with a striking...