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Shooting at Rally for New Quebec Premier Leaves One Dead

Shooting at Rally for New Quebec Premier Leaves One Dead

Hemera/Thinkstock(MONTREAL) — Violence marred an election victory party for Quebec’s newly elected premier late Tuesday night, after a masked gunman opened fire at a campaign rally in Montreal.TV cameras captured a chaotic scene as a security te…

Police Seek Help in Solving Gruesome Hoax

Police Seek Help in Solving Gruesome Hoax

ABC News(VICTORIA, British Columbia) — Police in British Columbia are asking for the public’s help in finding the person responsible for filling three child-sized shoes with “meat-like” material and leaving them on a public beach.A t…

Police Seek Help in Solving Gruesome Hoax

Police Seek Help in Solving Gruesome Hoax

ABC News(VICTORIA, British Columbia) — Police in British Columbia are asking for the public’s help in finding the person responsible for filling three child-sized shoes with “meat-like” material and leaving them on a public beach.A t…

Desmond Tutu: Blair and Bush Should be Taken to International Criminal Court for Iraq

Desmond Tutu: Blair and Bush Should be Taken to International Criminal Court for Iraq

Michelly Rall/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Archbishop Desmond Tutu said this week that George W. Bush and Tony Blair should be taken to the International Criminal Court in the Hague for the Iraq war, the BBC reports. The former Archbishop of Cape Town who wo…

Expensive Maple Syrup Stolen in Canada

Expensive Maple Syrup Stolen in Canada

Photodisc/Thinkstock(LONDON) — It could get sticky, for thieves in Canada who made off with millions of dollars worth of highly prized maple syrup from a storage facility. The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers says there will be no short…

Canada Says First US Woman Military Deserter Must Be Deported

Canada Says First US Woman Military Deserter Must Be Deported

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TORONTO) — Army veteran Kimberly Rivera is due to return to the U.S. by Sept. 20 but not because she wants to.She has lived in Toronto since 2007 after having served as an Army private in Iraq in 2006.  When she was ordered…

Canada Says First US Woman Military Deserter Must Be Deported

Canada Says First US Woman Military Deserter Must Be Deported

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TORONTO) — Army veteran Kimberly Rivera is due to return to the U.S. by Sept. 20 but not because she wants to.She has lived in Toronto since 2007 after having served as an Army private in Iraq in 2006.  When she was ordered…

Daughter of Cuban Vice President Defects to US

Daughter of Cuban Vice President Defects to US

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The adult child of a top Cuban official has found a new home in the U.S.Glenda Murillo Diaz, 24, made the decision to defect two weeks ago by entering Laredo, Texas from Mexico.  She now lives in Tampa, Fla., wh…

Daughter of Cuban Vice President Defects to US

Daughter of Cuban Vice President Defects to US

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The adult child of a top Cuban official has found a new home in the U.S.Glenda Murillo Diaz, 24, made the decision to defect two weeks ago by entering Laredo, Texas from Mexico.  She now lives in Tampa, Fla., wh…

Mexican President-Elect Enrique Peña Nieto Files Supreme Court Brief in U.S. Murder Case

Mexican President-Elect Enrique Peña Nieto Files Supreme Court Brief in U.S. Murder Case

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A Mexican woman who was sentenced to 99 years in prison for murdering a Texas boy has received help from the president-elect of Mexico, who filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking for a review of the c…

Mexican Federal Police Open Fire on Two U.S. Government Workers

Mexican Federal Police Open Fire on Two U.S. Government Workers

Thinkstock/Comstock(MEXICO CITY) — Two U.S. government employees were shot Friday an incident involving the Mexican federal police.  The two Americans were riding in an armored U.S. embassy SUV when they came under fire south of Mexico City.Mexic…

Diana Nyad: Endurance Swimmer Makes Another Attempt to Swim From Cuba to Florida

Diana Nyad: Endurance Swimmer Makes Another Attempt to Swim From Cuba to Florida

ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images(HAVANA, Cuba) — Diana Nyad is swimming her way back to America in a new attempt to become the first person to swim to Florida from Cuba without a shark cage. Nyad, 62, started the 103-mile journey late Saturday night f…

Report: Number of Millionaires in Asia Tops Those in North America

Report: Number of Millionaires in Asia Tops Those in North America

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TORONTO) — For the first time ever, the number of millionaires in the Asia-Pacific region surpassed those in North America last year, according to a new report by Capgemini and Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management.
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