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33 min ago | Tri-cityherald.com
In this Feb. 9, 2014 file photo, Hipolito Mora, leader of a self-defense movement, wears a bullet proof vest as he stands at the entrance of Apatzingan, in the Michoacan state of Mexico.
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The Parti Quebecois's stunning addition of one of Canada's most-powerful media tycoons has brought a towering figure to the party ranks, a recruit who could help win a majority government and serve as a leader in any eventual quest for Quebec independence.
8 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi
Cartel kingpin Nazario Moreno Gonzalez played dead for more than three years, putting on one of the greatest performances in drug-trafficking history.
The federal Liberals want Elections Canada to investigate the NDP for allegedly using the free postal privileges of its MPs to bombard voters in Montreal-area Bourassa riding during a byelection last fall.
An alliance of business groups opposed to the new Multi Material BC recycling system are demanding the province halt the planned May 19 launch and go back to the drawing board.
It burned white hot as a human-rights issue at the height of the Afghan war, sparking a political crisis that in 2009 nearly toppled Stephen Harper's minority government.
A New Mexico family is trying to piece together the mystery of how their 19-year-old grandson died in Ciudad Juarez.
"Evidence linking Queen Elizabeth to the deaths of ten children appears to have been destroyed on orders of the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby" Kevin Annett said today while discussing his interview with a source at Canadian Primate Fred Hiltz's office.
Media reports say two more children belonging to a fringe Jewish sect will be placed in the care of children's aid after being stopped at Calgary International Airport.
Sunday night's quake was centered just offshore, about 26 miles southwest of the coastal city of Pinotepa Nacional, the U.S. Geological Survey says.
The Conservative government was warned in advance by bureaucrats that its 110th anniversary commemoration of the Boer War celebrated a "sensitive" conflict.
This is a page in a book written by Nazario Moreno , the leader of the La Familia drug gang, June 16, 2010.
The meeting had barely gotten underway at the U.S.-led Kandahar provincial reconstruction team's base when one of the Canadian diplomats excused himself to take a phone call.
Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson said Russia's strongarm tactics in its former satellite could make it harder for the eight nations on the Arctic Council to reach agreements at a time when the region faces a series of critical issues.
The sidewalks are empty on Alvaro Obregon Avenue. Restaurants and souvenir shops lining the once popular thoroughfare are gutted and shuttered.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper departed Sunday for South Korea. It wasn't known whether Harper planned to sign the final text of a free-trade deal with South Korea or was simply going to announce an agreement-in-principle in a staged photo-op.
Researching the case of a young female servant who shot and killed a member of Toronto's prominent Massey family after he tried to kiss her in 1915 proved particularly challenging for renowned Canadian non-fiction writer and historian Charlotte Gray.