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Environmental groups lose legal challenge to Ontario's endangered species rules

TORONTO - Ontario's highest court has dismissed a challenge to the province's endangered species regulations, a decision environmental groups say will leave many species without legal protection. The Court of Appeal for Ontario upheld a lower court decision that found the Ministry of Natural...
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At least 33 people were killed and dozens injured on Wednesday when a vehicle packed with explosives detonated at a military camp in Mali's northern city of Gao, a source from the United Nations' MINU
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday with the epicenter in an area covered by heavy snow which is struggling to recover from a string of deadly quakes last year
Heavy rains have deluged Zimbabwe in recent days, causing floods and killing people who attempted to cross rivers that had burst their banks.
Unlike his soon-to-be boss, the choice for Commerce Secretary has agreed to divorce himself from a vast financial empire
Three earthquakes hit central Italy in the space of an hour Wednesday, shaking the same region that suffered a series of deadly quakes last year.
GAO, Mali (Reuters) - At least 33 people were killed and dozens injured on Wednesday when a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives near a military camp in Mali's northern city of Ga
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in his last major speech before leaving office, described Russia on Wednesday as the biggest threat to the international liberal order and
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two days after Iraqi forces launched a new push against Islamic State in Mosul, bomb blasts ripped through a marketplace in central Baghdad - the start of a spate of attacks that a
A local official says at least 33 people have been killed and several dozen injured after an explosives-laden vehicle targeted a camp housing armed g
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s military says government troops are now in “full control” of eastern Mosul after routing Islamic State militants from that part of the northern Iraqi city. Arm
A series of earthquakes shake central Italy and are felt as far away as Rome.
At least 37 people are killed in northern Mali in a car bomb attack on a military base, officials say.
Disabled refugees and migrants are not properly identified in Greece and have poor access to basic services such as toilets, showers, food and medical care, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report o
Counter-terror chief says the army now controls all of the eastern bank of the Tigris river.
The situation in Afghanistan continues to be a concern, says Josh Earnest
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria will send its U.N. ambassador and a military delegation to Russian and Turkish-brokered talks with the armed opposition next week. The negotiations represent the latest attempt to
GAO, Mali (AP) — At least 33 people were killed and several dozen injured after an explosives-laden vehicle targeted a camp housing armed groups in northern Mali, a local official said Wednesday. The
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany looks set to hold its federal election on Sunday 24 September, with Chancellor Angela Merkel seeking a fourth term in office and the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany p
National Front leader Marine Le Pen is seeking to turn France’s presidential election into a referendum on the European Union by detailing a strategy to pull the country from the bloc and its single c
The former National Security Agency contractor shook the American intelligence establishment to its core in 2013 with a series of devastating leaks on mass surveillance in the US and around the world
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday appeared to rule out declaring martial law, but said he could do so if he wished, and anyone questioning his justification should "
LONDON (Reuters) - British police investigating allegations of widespread child sex abuse at soccer clubs dating back to the 1970s said on Wednesday they had now identified 184 potential suspects and
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi army units advanced further into northeastern Mosul on Wednesday, pushing back Islamic State as they fought for the few districts still held by militants east of the Tigris r
An agreement between Moldova and the Eurasian Economic Union will not be in any contradiction with the country's EU commitments, President Igor Dodon has told Sputnik Moldova. Dodon, who was elected i
NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys generals from six states, including New York’s Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessio
Gunfight followed attack on the state attorney's office in the popular beach city, killing four.
Genoese wins plaudits for giving free pizzas to drivers stuck in rush-hour gridlock.
MIAMI (AP) — Police say rival gangs are to blame for a shooting at a park following the annual Martin Luther King Day Parade in Miami. News outlets report that Miami-Dade police announced Tuesday tha
PARIS (AP) — Filmmaker Roman Polanski will preside over this year’s Cesars Awards ceremony, the French equivalent of the Oscars. The Academy of Arts and Techniques of cinema said Wednesday the
In late 2012, Bush was admitted to the hospital for a bronchitis-related cough
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong actor Andy Lau has been injured while working in Thailand. A statement from his representative said the 55-year-old actor fell off a horse and injured his pelvis on the set
At least 25 people are killed in northern Mali in a car bomb attack on a military base, officials say.
Former US president George HW Bush has been admitted to hospital in Houston, according to local media.
ROME - Monitors say two earthquakes have hit central Italy in short succession, with tremors felt in the capital, Rome. The German Research Centre for Geosciences, which operates a regional quake mon

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