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Chicken off menu at McDonald's in Hong Kong after expired meat scandal at Chinese supplier

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Business

HONG KONG - McDonald's restaurants in Hong Kong have taken chicken nuggets and chicken burgers off the menu after a mainland Chinese supplier was accu...

Court declares self-abusing female prisoner is not a dangerous offender

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

SASKATOON - A self-abusing woman who racked up 17 assault charges for attacks on guards and medical staff at Saskatoon's Regional Psychiatric Centre w...

Travel takes its toll as Guinness soccer tournament opens with Olympiacos win

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - The Guinness International Champions Cup is off and running but you can forgive Olympiacos and AC Milan if they are battle-weary after just ...

Eau Canada: Caravan brings 1,000 litres of Canadian water to bankrupt Detroit in protest

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

DETROIT - A caravan of Canadians bringing jugs with 1,000 litres of water arrived in Detroit on Thursday afternoon in a symbolic protest against the b...

Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard withdraws from Citi Open

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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WASHINGTON - Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard of Canada withdrew Thursday from the Citi Open next week.Tournament officials didn't provide a reaso...

Canadian and Chinese companies partner to build nuclear reactors in Romania

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - A Canadian company is partnering with a Chinese firm in anticipation of building two more nuclear reactors in Romania that could be worth ...

Killer of B.C. family 32 years ago waives his parole review

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

WEST KELOWNA, B.C. - A man convicted of killing six members of a British Columbia family 32 years ago has withdrawn his application for day parole and...

TransForce bids to acquire Ontario trucking company Contrans for $495 million

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - TransForce Inc. (TSX:TFI) has a friendly offer to acquire Contrans Group Inc. (TSX:CSS) for $495 million in cash.The board of Contrans, a t...

Roughriders hope restful bye week helps turn around early slump against Argos

CP | Craig Slater, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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REGINA - Brett Swain returned to his childhood happy place during the Saskatchewan Roughriders' bye week.The rookie CFL receiver spent a few days wand...

Lions' Andrew Harris attempts to continue strong play against Bombers

CP | Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - After stellar performances in the past two weeks, B.C. Lions running back Andrew Harris now has the difficult task of producing an encore....

B.C. dangerous offender who had victim tattoo name on stomach loses appeal

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A dangerous offender who posed as a gynecologist and convinced one victim to tattoo a name across her stomach has lost an appeal of severa...

Quebecers can now bring back booze from the rest of Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - It's not quite signing the Constitution, but Quebec is joining the rest of the country in an area many people will find just as important.Que...

Alberta health council board member resigns after CBC report about donations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - The Health Quality Council of Alberta says a board member has resigned after a media report about his illegal donations to the provincial Co...

Blood thinner ineffective in preventing pregnancy complications from clots: study

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Pregnant women with clotting disorders are often prescribed a challenging and cringe-inducing treatment — daily doses of a blood-thinner i...

Alberta lifts publication ban on names of children who die in care

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alberta has lifted a publication ban on the identities of children who die in government care.Media can now publish names, photos and stori...

Vancouver street youth face 'alarmingly' high risk of hepatitis C: study

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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VANCOUVER - Vancouver street youth face an alarmingly high risk of hepatitis C infection because of a high incidence of injection drug use, according ...

Man charged in death of NFL star's son pleads not guilty in alleged attack on boy's mother

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A man accused of killing the two-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has pleaded not guilty for an alle...

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Algerian plane wreckage found in Mali

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OUGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso official says wreckage, remains from missing air Algerie flight found in Mali.More to come....

Man charged after airsoft guns brought to pro-Israel rally in Calgary

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Police have charged a man after two replica handguns were brought to a pro-Israel rally in southwest Calgary.Officials at a Calgary Jewish C...

Vancouver police say 'Weeds' store an illegal marijuana operation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - If the name of the store didn't give away the secret, the complaints were sure to get police attention.Vancouver police say they executed ...

Burris looking forward to facing former team when Redblacks visit Ticats

CP | Lisa Wallace, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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OTTAWA - Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Henry Burris says he isn't holding any grudges, but you can bet this Saturday's game has been circled on his cal...

Canada Revenue Agency says 'preventing poverty' not allowed as goal for charity

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Canada Revenue Agency has told a well-known charity that it can no longer try to prevent poverty around the world, it can only alleviate ...

House votes to simplify tax breaks for higher education, excluding some graduate students

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Style
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WASHINGTON - The House has passed a bill to simplify a complicated patchwork of tax breaks for higher education.The bill would make permanent a tax cr...

Edmonton woman charged in son's drowning to enter plea next month

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Alberta

STONY PLAIN, Alta. - An Edmonton woman charged in the drowning of her young son in a lake southwest of the city is to enter a plea in court next month...

73-year-old man arrested in hit-and-run death of teenage girl in B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

COQUITLAM, B.C. - A 73-year-old man has been charged in the hit-and-run death of a teenage girl in Port Coquitlam, B.C.RCMP say Irwin Franz was the al...