Recent World Headlines

31.10.2014

Survivalist wanted in deadly trooper ambush caught; prosecutors to seek death penalty

LORDS VALLEY, Pa. - A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, made his first court appearance Friday after he was captured by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area residents.

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31.10.2014

Violent protests push longtime Burkina Faso president from power; army general takes over

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending the 27-year reign of one of Africa's longest-serving rulers.

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31.10.2014

Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda says he's ready for windy Chicago skyscraper crossings

CHICAGO - With Chicago's chilling winds howling in the background, tightrope walker Nik Wallenda declared Friday he's ready to attempt two back-to-back skyscraper crossings, one of them blindfolded.

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Recent National Headlines

31.10.2014

Harper urged to press China for release of jailed pro-democracy advocate

OTTAWA - It was business as usual Friday at the prime minister's Langevin Block office, where Stephen Harper smiled and chatted with the Chinese ambassador to Canada before confirming plans for his third official visit to China next week.

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31.10.2014

'We continued to believe Jian,' CBC says; 'graphic' evidence changed that

TORONTO - The emergence of "graphic" evidence that its former star radio host Jian Ghomeshi had caused physical injury to a person is what prompted the CBC to fire him, the broadcaster said Friday.

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Recent Business Headlines

31.10.2014

TransForce yet to close Contrans acquisition, but looking to shed truck business

MONTREAL - TransForce has yet to close the acquisition of Ontario-based Contrans, but Canada's largest trucking and logistics companies is already considering spinning off its truckload operations as early as next year, likely followed by its waste division.

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31.10.2014

Former Calgary Stampeders offensive lineman John Forzani dies at 67

CALGARY - Calgary lost a prominent businessman while the Stampeders lost a former offensive lineman. But John Hufnagel lost a friend.

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Recent Entertainment Headlines

31.10.2014

Widow says Stanley Kubrick a perfectionist as TIFF exhibit on director opens

TORONTO - Stanley Kubrick was a perfectionist who cared fiercely about every detail in his films, says his widow as a new exhibit chronicling his life's work opens in Toronto.

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Recent Health Headlines

31.10.2014

Canada won't issue visas to residents of countries with widespread Ebola

TORONTO - Canada is following in Australia's footsteps and has closed its doors, effectively immediately, to people from the West African countries battling Ebola.

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