Recent World Headlines

30.08.2015

China approves prisoner amnesty to mark World War II anniversary, could release thousands

BEIJING, China - Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a prisoner amnesty as part of commemorations of World War II's end that could see thousands of inmates, including war veterans and juveniles, released.

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30.08.2015

Sheriff says 30-year-old man charged with murder in ambush of Houston area deputy

HOUSTON - Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what officials described as a "senseless and cowardly act."

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29.08.2015

Hammerhead shark sighting prompts lifeguards to close La Jolla beach in California

SAN DIEGO - A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego County beach.

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Recent National Headlines

30.08.2015

Thousands still without power in southwest B.C. after brutal windstorm

VANCOUVER - Hydro crews have been working through the night to reconnect tens of thousands of customers who lost power as a brutal windstorm swept across southwestern British Columbia.

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30.08.2015

Harper should take a break from campaign to help jailed Canadian Fahmy: NDP, Liberals

MONTREAL - Stephen Harper's political opponents are calling on the prime minister to take time off the campaign trail and concentrate on securing the release of jailed Canadian journalist Mohammed Fahmy.

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Recent Business Headlines

29.08.2015

Nexen Energy collecting required information to re-start pipelines

CALGARY - Nexen Energy says it is "preparing to comply" with requirements from the Alberta Energy Regulator following the agency's order that the company cease operations of 95 pipelines in the province.

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29.08.2015

Fed Vice Chair Fischer leaves door open for a Sept. rate hike, saying inflation likely to rise

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have kept inflation below the central bank's target level have likely begun to fade.

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Recent Entertainment Headlines

30.08.2015

Argentinian ballet dancer wakes from coma after rollerblading accident in B.C.

VANCOUVER - A promising young Argentinian ballerina is practicing dance moves in her bed just two weeks after suffering a severe head injury in British Columbia.

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Recent Health Headlines

30.08.2015

No surgery required: Study says tiny wireless pacemaker OK; doctors reluctant to use it widely

LONDON - A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to rush to get the new technology.

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