The European Parliament said on Wednesday that Brexit could be reversed, but if Britain pursued divorce from the EU it should first settle its bill and protect citizens' rights before a new trade deal
The United States has made no decision yet on whether it will continue to participate in the Paris accord on reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, the Trump administration said Wednesday
EDMONTON - Alberta Education Minister David Eggen says Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney is setting back the cause of LGBTQ youth with recent comments on gay-straight alliances.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian opposition leader critical of President Vladimir Putin says he narrowly escaped death after being poisoned with a substance his doctors still haven’t been able to id
The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association has strengthened its stand against declawing domestic cats, saying the practice causes unnecessary and avoidable pain.
"It is evident that felines suffer n
OTTAWA - The Liberals have promised to spend $7.5 billion over a decade on child care to fund spaces in provinces and territories, as well as indigenous child care on and off-reserve. Here are some nu
CALGARY - International experts say social workers should play a greater role in assisting in natural disasters.
The experts are taking part in a University of Calgary workshop with the aim of buildi
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man who claims his reputation was tarnished after he was wrongly named as a person of interest in the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling sued authorities Wednesday, all
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 13 people were killed and another 40 wounded when a suicide truck bomb hit a checkpoint in the southern entrance to the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police sources said on Wedne
FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's government is winning praise for its plan — thought to be a Canadian first — to give political parties a financial incentive to field more women candidates.
OTTAWA - On May 27, Conservative party members will choose a new leader. Here are five things to know about the election process:
1. Only those who signed up to be members before midnight on March 28
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six people working at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, have been fired for using or possessing illegal drugs. A State Department official says the firings followed an investi
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A woman is suing officials of a Louisiana city in federal court, claiming a police officer took her cellphone and deleted a picture from it — without a warrant or her consent. The
WASHINGTON (AP) — The digital vendor for President Donald Trump’s political campaign has hired a new senior consultant: the president’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump. The New Yorker, Eric T
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Environmental groups have petitioned the U.S. Agriculture Department to ban its use of cyanide-ejecting devices aimed at killing coyotes after one went off near a boy and his dog
NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of the Republican health care overhaul was a sharp setback for anti-abortion leaders, whose hopes of halting federal funding to Planned Parenthood were derailed. But they
PATERSON, N.J. - The Latest on a shooting in New Jersey involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap (all times local):
A hip-hop promoter arrested after a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in
Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly get two years and 18 months apiece for an "outrageous" abuse of power.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Part of music icon Bob Dylan’s once-secret 6,000-piece archive, including thousands of hours of studio sessions, film reels and caches of unpublished lyrics, has opened in O
ANCHORAGE, Ky. (AP) — Two people killed in an officer-involved shooting in a wealthy Kentucky suburb are suspects in the homicide of an elderly widower in another city 60 miles away. Investigators fr
A German lawmaker said Wednesday she was on a list of Turkish espionage targets, charging that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government had "clearly crossed a line".
Dennis Oland's lawyers have asked the Supreme Court of Canada to acquit him of second-degree murder based on five issues of "public importance."
They say in documents filed with the court that his co
WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran State Department employee has been charged with making false statements to the FBI about gifts she had received from Chinese intelligence agents, the Justice Department sa
DALLAS (AP) — As a powerful storm system swept across Texas, storm chasers raced to record its fury and witness a tornado. But one such pursuit ended tragically when three men were killed as their ve
Travel experts say many foreign visitors no longer feel welcome in the USA.
WASHINGTON (AP) — To believe or not to believe? That is the question, when it comes to President Donald Trump’s comments about what comes next on health care. Since the Republicans’ cover
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Three inmates on Louisiana’s death row say in a lawsuit they face inhumane isolation for 23 hours a day in cells “the size of an average of home bathroom.” A
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A physician who came to the U.S. from Pakistan will join the 2018 race for California lieutenant governor Wednesday, promising to run on his Muslim faith, immigrant past and career
Police ruling out terror after female suspect struck police cruiser and attempted to run over officers who were on foot
CHICAGO (AP) — The son of a man who was shot and wounded by federal immigration agents has pleaded not guilty in Chicago to a weapons charge in an unrelated case. The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http:
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A friend of Dylann Roof’s is appealing the prison sentence of two years and three months he received for encouraging friends not to call the FBI and identify Roof after
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian high school student Roman Shingarkin had some explaining to do when he got home after becoming one of the faces of anti-Kremlin protests at the weekend. His father is a form
Sigmar Gabriel says political tension between Berlin and Ankara should not harm well-being of Turkish community in Germany
The BBC's Dan Johnson witnessed history in Brussels as the UK and the EU officially started their divorce.