Recent World Headlines
At funeral for Minneapolis man killed by police, speakers vow to continue seeking justice
MINNEAPOLIS - Hundreds of people filled a Minneapolis church on Wednesday for the funeral of a black man whose death in a confrontation with police has sparked days of ongoing protests, while charges were pending against four men suspected in a shooting that wounded several of the protesters.
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Venezuelan opposition party says regional official killed as gunshots disrupt campaign rally
CARACAS, Venezuela - An opposition leader was shot to death at a campaign rally Wednesday for next week's congressional elections in Venezuela, his party said.
Protesters say they will try to shut down famous Chicago shopping district on Black Friday
CHICAGO - Small groups of demonstrators gathered throughout the day Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot 16 times by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during the Black Friday shopping bonanza.
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Recent National Headlines
Both sides of Neil Stonechild case mark 25th anniversary of teen's death
SASKATOON - A feast of remembrance and the launch of a new book on the case both marked the 25th anniversary of the death of an aboriginal teenager found frozen to death on the outskirts of Saskatoon.
Canada's homicide rate remains at lowest levels in almost five decades
TORONTO - Canada's homicide rate remained at its lowest level in five decades last year but aboriginals accounted for a disproportionate number of the victims, Statistics Canada reported on Wednesday.
Recent Business Headlines
Judge gives preliminary approval to settlement of Sony employees' hacking lawsuit
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a settlement of up to $8 million between Sony Pictures Entertainment and current and former employees related to the hack of the company's computers last year.
B.C., Alaska sign cross-border mining collaboration pact
VICTORIA - The threat of a mining disaster similar to the tailings pond collapse of Mount Polley in central British Columbia has prompted the province and Alaska to sign an environmental protection pact.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
Raptors' annual "Drake Night" still surreal for Toronto-based rapper
TORONTO - It's been three years since the first annual instalment of "Drake Night" at Air Canada Centre, but the Canadian rapper behind the event still can't believe it's happening.
Recent Health Headlines
Petition to Manitoba legislature calls for more funding for children with autism
WINNIPEG - Winnipeg families are calling on the Manitoba government to put more money into autism therapy for children.