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Great Lakes States, Canadian Provinces Team Up On Invasive Species

1 hour ago   |   CBS

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - The eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region have agreed to cooperate on enforcing invasive species laws. They will share...
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Crown won't appeal case of Quebec man who killed Alzheimer's-stricken wife

17 hours ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - The Crown says it won't be appealing a sentence handed down last month to a Quebec man who killed his Alzheimer's-stricken wife in 2017.
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Andrew Coyne: Will leaders tolerate religious segregation just because it's Quebec?

1 day ago   |   National Post

According to the premier of Quebec, it's all about pride. Quebecers, Francois Legault claims, are forever stopping him in the street to tell him “‘Mr. Legault we are happy.' I...
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Canada's Quebec bans religious symbols in some public sector jobs

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Critics denounce 'politics of fear' as Quebec province bans some gov't employees from wearing religious symbols at work.
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Groups launch challenge of Quebec's secularism bill one day after it becomes law

1 day ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - Less than 24 hours after the Coalition Avenir Quebec government used its majority to push through a bill restricting the wearing of religious symbols, a court...
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New Quebec law stresses migrants' skills, thousands must reapply

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Controversial bill that replaces first-come first served standard will prompt shredding of 18,000 existing applications.
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Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs

2 days ago   |   NY Times

A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite concerns about civil liberties.
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Quebec adopts secularism bill that bans religious symbols for state workers

2 days ago   |   National Post

Quebec's contentious secularism bill banning religious symbols for teachers, police officers and other public servants in positions of authority was voted into law late Sunday.
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Quebec government passes contentious immigration bill in early-morning vote

2 days ago   |   National Post

QUEBEC - The Quebec government has passed a contentious immigration bill in an early-morning vote of 62 to 42.
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April ice storm cost Hydro-Quebec $14 million due to damage, overtime

3 days ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - The ice storm that plunged hundreds of thousands of Hydro-Quebec customers into darkness in April cost the provincial utility about $14 million, according to data...
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

GENEVA - An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday recommended an investigation into the possible role... Read more ...

‘Attack squirrel' found during drug bust kept in cage, reportedly fed meth

‘Attack squirrel' found during drug bust kept in cage, reportedly fed meth

Sheriff's deputies rescued the “attack squirrel” who was reportedly fed meth to “keep it aggressive. Read more ...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out AIDS, and put an American on Mars

President Donald Trump officially launched his campaign for re-election in the 2020 presidential election in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday night. Trump outlined a series of... Read more ...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to listeria concerns

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Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary, according to the president. Read more ...

‘A lot of noise for nothing,' Michel Platini's lawyer says as ex-UEFA boss...

‘A lot of noise for nothing,' Michel Platini's lawyer says as ex-UEFA boss released from custody

Former UEFA boss Michel Platini has been released from French custody on Wednesday after being questioned by police on alleged corruption during the awarding of the 2022 World... Read more ...

Surveillance images released of man wanted in CTA bus shooting on South Side

Surveillance images released of man wanted in CTA bus shooting on South Side

CHICAGO - Chicago police have released surveillance images of the man wanted in connection to a CTA bus shooting that injured three people. The shooting happened around 6 p.m... Read more ...

Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

MINNEAPOLIS - Max Kepler's single with one out in the 17th inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox early Wednesday in the longest game by innings... Read more ...