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PotashCorp reports Q1 earnings of $340 million, says pricing and demand improved

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Business

SASKATOON - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (TSX:POT) has reported first quarter earnings of 40 cents per share, or US$340 million, compared t...

Saudi Arabia records 2 more deaths, new infections from potentially fatal MERS virus

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Style
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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's health ministry says two more patients who became infected with a Middle East virus related to SARS have died, a...

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone disputes bribery accusations as he goes on trial in Germany

CP | Nesha Starcevic, The Associated Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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MUNICH - Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone rejected accusations of bribery when he went on trial Thursday in a case that could threaten his grip on t...

Canada poised for an export boom as U.S., global economies improve: EDC

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A new forecast from the federal export agency predicts Canada's economy is on the threshold of stronger growth thanks to a long-awaited recov...

Ontario lawyers to debate, vote on accrediting B.C. Christian law school

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's law society is set to vote today on whether to accredit a British Columbia law school with a controversial policy on homosexuality...

Oregon asks firm to stop using fetal tissue from BC to generate power

CP | Steven Dubois, The Associated Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. - An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning t...

As Vermont moves toward labeling GMO foods, manufacturers worry about costs, confusion

CP | Lisa Rathke And Dave Gram, The Associated Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Style
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MONTPELIER, Vt. - Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting ...

Patrick Kane scores in OT, Chicago Blackhawks beat St. Louis Blues 4-3 to even series

CP | Jay Cohen, The Associated Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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CHICAGO - Patrick Kane had his shot all along. Same for his dazzling puck-handling skills and the vision that sees the plays before they happen.What K...

Feds propose e-cigarette regulations, including banning sales to minors

CP | Michael Felberbaum, The Associated Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Style
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WASHINGTON - The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning lab...

In the shadow of Disney in Florida, homeless families struggle

CP | Mike Schneider, The Associated Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Style
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KISSIMMEE, Fla. - When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work ...

Feds propose oversight over more tobacco products, including cigars, hookah, nicotine gels

CP | Michael Felberbaum, The Associated Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada
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WASHINGTON - The federal government wants to extend its oversight of tobacco to include cigars, hookah, nicotine gels, pipe tobacco and dissolvable to...

6.7 earthquake rattles area off northern Vancouver Island; no tsunami expected

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Politics

PORT HARDY, B.C. - Glass rattled, buildings swayed, but no damage was reported after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit off the northern coast of Vancouve...

Ellis helps Mavericks cruise past Spurs 113-92 to even series at 1 game apiece

CP | Raul Dominguez, The Associated Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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SAN ANTONIO - Blowing their playoff opener turned out to be great therapy for the Dallas Mavericks.Eighth-seeded Dallas rolled to a 113-92 victory ove...

Dubinsky forces OT, Foligno wins it in Blue Jackets' 4-3 comeback vs. Penguins to tie series

CP | Rusty Miller, The Associated Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Sports
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COLUMBUS, Ohio - In the dressing room after Brandon Dubinsky's late goal forced overtime, Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno half-jokingly sai...

Full Nelson: Cruz belts grand slam as Orioles outscore Blue Jays 10-8

CP | Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - Toronto manager John Gibbons didn't wait for the first question at his post-game availability before offering his thoughts on the Blue Jays ...

Heat escape: Miami goes up 2-0 in East 1st-round series, tops Charlotte 101-97

CP | Tim Reynolds, The Associated Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Sports
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MIAMI - LeBron James drove to the rim as time was winding down, got clobbered by Josh McRoberts and sat on the hardwood gathering himself for a few se...

FC Edmonton, Ottawa Fury play to scoreless draw in Amway Canadian Championship

CP | Lisa Wallace, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Sports
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OTTAWA - Call it the best-case scenario for the Ottawa Fury FC.The young franchise played to a 0-0 draw Wednesday night against FC Edmonton at Keith H...

Ronald McDonald takes to Twitter, gets new outfit as McDonald's puts focus back on clown

CP | Candice Choi, The Associated Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Ronald McDonald has a new look, and he's ready for a selfie.McDonald's said Wednesday its famous spokesclown will take an active role...

Wild left wing Matt Cooke gets 7-game suspension from NHL for kneeing Avalanche defenceman

CP | Dave Campbell, The Associated Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Sports
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ST. PAUL, Minn. - The NHL cracked down hard on Matt Cooke, suspending the Minnesota Wild left wing for seven games Wednesday for his knee-to-knee hit ...

Murder Charge Laid After Standoff

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CLEARWATER, B.C. - Prosecutors have charged a man from the community of Clearwater, B.C., with first-degree murder after the death of his common-law s...

Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda ejected from Red Sox game after umpire finds substance on neck

CP | Howard Ulman, The Associated Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Sports
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BOSTON - Less than two weeks after pitching against Boston with what appeared to be pine tar on his pitching hand, the New York Yankees' Michael Pined...

Wrigley Field gets party of a century on 100th anniversary of first game at Chicago ballpark

CP | Andrew Seligman, The Associated Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Sports
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CHICAGO - There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main ent...

Smiling, relaxed Michael Phelps happy to end retirement and race again

CP | Beth Harris, The Associated Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Sports
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MESA, Ariz. - Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of competitive swimming for the simplest of reasons: he missed it.The 22-...

Kenney To Manitoba Gov't: Apologize For Using Immigrants As 'Political Props'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney says the Manitoba government should apologize for a controversial immigration event two years ago....

Explosion, fire at natural gas pipeline hub forces evacuation of small southwest Wyoming town

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Business

OPAL, Wyo. - A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major nati...