RAIL BLOCKADE BY TYENDINAGA MOHAWK REMAINS AFTER POLICE DEADLINE PASSES

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY, Ont. - Ontario Provincial Police reportedly gave protesters until midnight Sunday to clear a rail blockade...

12 DEAD AND UP TO 61 INFECTED WITH CORONAVIRUS IN IRAN - DEPUTY HEALTH MINISTER

DUBAI - Twelve people have died and up to 61 have been infected with the new coronavirus, Iran's Deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi...

 
 
 

THE BLOCKADE STAYS PUT AND TECK WITHDRAWS; IN THE NEWS FOR FEB. 24

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors...

CHINA WARNS AGAINST TRAVEL TO U.S., CITING UNFAIR TREATMENT IN VIRUS CONTROL

BEIJING - Beijing on Monday warned its citizens against traveling to the United States, saying that Chinese tourists have been treated...

 
 
 

CRA PUTS FOCUS ON PAPER RETURNS AS TAX-FILING SEASON OPENS

OTTAWA - The Canada Revenue Agency is sending an unlikely message to kick off tax season: Paper-filers, we have not forgotten you.

STATISTICS CANADA SET TO REVEAL NEW DATA ON POVERTY RATES

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada will lay out today how many Canadians live below the country's low-income threshold as part of an updated...

 
 
 

ALBERTA COURT OF APPEAL TO RULE ON WHETHER FEDERAL CARBON TAX SHOULD STAND

EDMONTON - The Alberta Court of Appeal is to release its decision today in the province's challenge of the federal government's carbon...

TOGO PRESIDENT GNASSINGBE WINS RE-ELECTION IN LANDSLIDE - PRELIMINARY RESULTS

LOME - Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe declared an electoral victory on Monday and called on his rivals to drop a competing claim,...

 
 
 

CHINA POSTPONES ANNUAL MEETING OF PARLIAMENT - STATE TV

BEIJING - China's top legislative body formally decided to postpone the annual meeting of parliament originally scheduled to start...

CHINA WILL RAISE TOLERANCE FOR BANKS' NON-PERFORMING LOANS AMID CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

BEIJING - China will increase the tolerance for non-performing loans for local branches of financial institutions and encourage them...

 
 
 

BTS SAYS NEW ALBUM TELLS OF CONQUERING DOUBTS AND FEARS

SEOUL - The young stars in South Korean boy band BTS said on Monday the theme of their new album dealt with how they overcame doubts...

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF INDIANS PACK INTO STADIUM TO GREET TRUMP

AHMEDABAD - Tens of thousands of people packed into a stadium in western India to welcome U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday as...

 
 
 

PRIMARK TALKING TO ALTERNATIVE SUPPLIERS TO FILL ANY CHINA SHORTFALL

LONDON - Primark owner AB Foods is talking to existing suppliers in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam, Turkey and Eastern Europe regarding...

MALAYSIA'S MAHATHIR QUITS HIS PARTY AFTER RESIGNING AS PM-SOURCES

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad has quit his Bersatu party after unexpectedly resigning as prime minister on Monday amid...

 
 
 

GOLDMAN SACHS PLEADS NOT GUILTY IN MALAYSIA OVER 1MDB BOND SALES -STATE MEDIA

KUALA LUMPUR - Three units of Goldman Sachs pleaded not guilty to charges of misleading investors regarding $6.5 billion in bond sales...

LESOTHO PM APPEARS IN COURT TO HEAR CHARGES OF MURDERING WIFE

MASERU - Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane appeared in court on Monday to hear charges of murdering his estranged wife, a Reuters...

 
 
 

FOURTH PERSON DIES IN CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IN NORTHERN ITALY - RAI RADIO

ROME - A fourth person infected with the coronavirus has died in Italy, RAI radio reported on Monday, as officials struggle to contain...

VIETNAM'S BAMBOO AIRWAYS TO SUSPEND ALL FLIGHTS TO S.KOREA OVER CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

HANOI - Bamboo Airways will suspend flights to South Korea from Feb. 26 over coronavirus concerns, the company said on Monday.

 
 
 

NEPAL'S SHERPA CLIMBERS TO MAKE RARE WINTER ASCENT OF EVEREST

KATHMANDU - Four veteran Sherpa climbers left on Monday for Mount Everest on a mission to climb the world's highest mountain in five...

VIRUS EPICENTER WUHAN REVOKES ANNOUNCEMENT EASING LOCKDOWN

SHANGHAI - An announcement that the Chinese city of Wuhan would relax some of its travel restrictions and allow some people to leave...

 
 
 



7 people were injured when a gun discharged at a dance in Houston

7 people were injured when a gun discharged at a dance in Houston

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Video shows avalanche in Colorado partially buried a snowmobiler

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Boys, 13, Charged With Murder for Fire at California Library That Killed 2...

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Girls basketball team speaks out after announcer calls their names 'disgusting'

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‘Namaste Trump:' India's Modi welcomes U.S. president with pomp and...

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Weymouth police searching for missing dementia patient

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Many of fantasy baseball's biggest stars patrol the outfield, and our 2020 OF rankings can help you find the right players throughout your draft. From the top tier to the... Read more ...

B. Smith, restaurateur, model and cookbook author, has died

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Trump receives warm welcome upon arrival in India for two-day trip

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