Recent World Headlines
The Latest: Police say confrontation between 2 groups led to shooting at Arizona campus
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The latest on the shooting at Northern Arizona University (all times local):
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Nobel Peace Prize gives boost to Tunisia's fledgling democracy as it copes with economy woes
TUNIS, Tunisia - It was the fall of 2013 and Tunisia's newfound democracy was in grave danger. The assassination of a left-wing politician had prompted the opposition to walk out of the constitutional assembly. The government was paralyzed, the constitution unfinished and the country on the brink of war.
Fed official says rate hike still seems appropriate by year's end but says outlook has dimmed
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee said Friday that he still thinks an interest-rate increase will be appropriate by year's end. But he acknowledged that the outlook for the economy appears cloudier than it did a few weeks ago.
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Recent National Headlines
Trudeau lashes out at Conservatives over PMO's role in refugee resettlement
OTTAWA - Conservative Leader Stephen Harper is insisting that while his government's refugee policy focuses on the most vulnerable religious and ethnic groups, it does not do so at the expense of others.
Teen sentenced after using Facebook to extort girl, possess child porn
HALIFAX - A teenage boy was given a conditional discharge today after being convicted of extortion and possessing child pornography he obtained by threatening a young girl on Facebook.
Recent Business Headlines
New York Fed President Dudley: A rate hike remains likely this year but will depend on data
WASHINGTON - The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Friday that a Fed rate hike remains likely this year but that a final decision will depend on how the economy performs.
US wholesale stockpiles increase 0.1 per cent in August; sales drop 1 per cent
WASHINGTON - Cheaper oil and less demand for autos and machinery weighed on wholesalers in August, as their inventories edged up just slightly while sales dropped.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
Donna Karan's fashion wisdom, in 7 easy pieces
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Donna Karan introduced her famous Seven Easy Pieces in 1985, as she was introducing the world to her namesake label. Based on a black bodysuit with simple added pieces like a wrap skirt, classic trousers, or a suede jacket, it was a lot more than a convenient wardrobe: It was a conceptual shift in fashion. Karan was trying to tell women working women that clothes could work for them, and not the other way around. And that they didn't need to wear buttoned-up suits to look professional.
Recent Health Headlines
Workers find vials of suspected E. coli while dismantling Kelowna camp
KELOWNA, B.C. - Health officials in Kelowna, B.C., says several vials of suspected E. coli bacteria found at a transient camp in the Okanagan don't belong to the local health authority.