Canada

Young Canadian reunites Haitian 'orphans' with parents

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MIAMI - Morgan Wienberg, a slight 22-year-old from Canada, was only 18 when she joined the wave of volunteers who flew to Haiti to help out after the catastrophic earthquake in 2010.

U.S. fighter jets escort Canadian plane home over passenger threat

- Two U.S. F16 fighter jets were scrambled to escort a Panama City-bound flight from Canada back to Toronto on Friday after a man on the plane apparently threatened to blow up the aircraft, authorities said.

DeLaet well placed to end Canadian title drought

- Canada's Graham DeLaet has his sights set on ending one of golf's oldest title droughts, and was in "a great position" just two shots behind leaders Jim Furyk and Tim Petrovic after the Canadian Open second round in Montreal.

25 Jul 2014

Canada board welcomes U.S. oil-by-rail ideas, says danger remains

OTTAWA - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada welcomed on Thursday proposed U.S. regulations for oil-by-rail tankers but cautioned of persistent danger until tank cars built before 2011 stop carrying oil and other flammable liquids.

24 Jul 2014

Canada to impose sanctions on Russian sectors

OTTAWA - Canada will impose sanctions on a broad range of entities related to various Russian industries in response to action in Ukraine and to the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Monday.

World, Russia 21 Jul 2014

Tour bus crash in upstate New York kills one, injures others

NEW YORK - A commercial tour bus traveling from Canada rolled over on an upstate New York highway on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring several others, police said.

18 Jul 2014

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits near Gulf of Alaska in Canada: USGS

WASHINGTON - A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck western Canada near the Gulf of Alaska early on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Environment, U.S. 17 Jul 2014

U.S. judge sentences Tunisian accused of link to Canada train plot to time served

NEW YORK - A Tunisian man who prosecutors said had ties to a man accused of unsuccessfully plotting to derail a Canada-U.S. passenger train was sentenced by a U.S. judge to time served on Wednesday after pleading guilty last month to immigration charges.

16 Jul 2014

Bank of Canada says inflation surge temporary, warns on growth

OTTAWA - Shrugging off a recent surge in inflation as temporary, the Bank of Canada warned on Wednesday the country's economy does not yet have enough steam to grow without the bank's help and said it could just as easily cut interest rates as raise them.

16 Jul 2014

U.S. pushes for prison for Tunisian accused of train plot link

NEW YORK - U.S. prosecutors pushed Monday for a hefty sentence for a Tunisian man accused of ties to an unsuccessful plot to derail a Canada-U.S. passenger train who agreed last month to a plea deal that included no terrorism charges.

14 Jul 2014