Recent World Headlines
Belgian royalty who tries to protect Virunga National Park and its animals is shot and wounded
DAKAR, Senegal - A member of Belgium's royal family who, as director of a vast national park in eastern Congo has tried to defend endangered mountain gorillas and other animals from poachers and the forests from illegal logging and charcoal production, was shot and seriously wounded as he drove in the area, officials said Wednesday.
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NATO chief: alliance increases military presence on eastern border to counter Russian threat
BRUSSELS - NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday.
Jordanian army says kingdom's air force strikes cars on the border with Syria
AMMAN, Jordan - Jordanian military warplanes struck a convoy of vehicles as they were trying to enter Jordan from Syria, the army said in a statement Wednesday, in an unusual move at a time of tensions between the desert kingdom and Damascus.
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Recent National Headlines
High river levels force evacuations in several Quebec communities
SHERBROOKE, Que. - Hundreds of people have been forced from their homes in Sherbrooke, Que., as the Saint-Francois River continues to swell.
Aggravated assault charges laid against teen in random Regina mall stabbing
REGINA - Police have laid aggravated assault charges against a 15-year-old boy after four people were injured in a random stabbing at a downtown Regina mall.
Recent Business Headlines
Loonie lower as Bank of Canada leaves rates unchanged, lowers growth forecast
TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was lower midday Wednesday after the Bank of Canada said it was keeping its key rate unchanged and cut its forecast for economic growth during the first quarter.
Clean-energy group praises new Alberta Energy Regulator emission rules
CALGARY - A clean-energy group is praising a decision by the Alberta Energy Regulator to crack down on emissions from oilsands development in the Peace River area.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
Wayne Shorter, Maria Schneider each win 3 Jazz Awards; lifetime nod to Herbie Hancock
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Saxophonist Wayne Shorter and composer-arranger Maria Schneider are each triple winners in the 2014 Jazz Awards presented by the Jazz Journalists Association.
Recent Health Headlines
Provinces join forces to measure distress of cancer patients, improve treatment
HALIFAX - Three provinces in Atlantic Canada are joining forces to measure the distress of cancer patients.