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Bin Laden film tops US box office

Monday, January 14th 2013, 9:22
related countries: United States United States

Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow's film about the 10-year hunt for Osama Bin Laden, was the top draw in the US and Canada this weekend, taking an estimated $24 million (£14.8m) in its first three days.
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Pledge of new Canada native talks

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 2:38

A meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and a group of First Nations chiefs ends with the promise of a "high-level dialogue".
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VIDEO: Killer whales escape from ice trap

Friday, January 11th 2013, 7:10

Around a dozen killer whales have managed to escape after being trapped under thick ice off the coast of Canada
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Whales freed from Canada ice trap

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 20:26
related places: Hudson Bay

A dozen killer whales trapped under sea ice with only a single breathing hole reach safety in Canada's Hudson Bay, local villagers have reported.
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VIDEO: Whales trapped in Canadian sea ice

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 9:45

Around a dozen killer whales are trapped under a large stretch of sea ice off the coast of Canada.
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Whales trapped under Canada ice

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 1:52
related places: Hudson Bay, Quebec

A remote Quebec fishing village asks Canada's government to help free a dozen killer whales trapped in a vast stretch of sea ice.
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Miss Congeniality guilty of riot

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 11:05
related places: Vancouver

A former beauty queen in the Canadian city of Vancouver pleads guilty for her part in riots following the NHL ice hockey final in June 2011.
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Oil sands' toxins end up in lakes

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 9:29

Toxic pollutants released by oil sands mining operations are accumulating in freshwater ecosystems, a study by Canadian researchers suggests.
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Canada PM to meet Native chiefs

Friday, January 4th 2013, 21:42

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will meet a delegation of First Nation leaders, following one chief's 25-day hunger strike.
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Native anger blocks Canada line

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 18:21
related places: Quebec

Protesters backing a Canadian First Nation chief's 23-day hunger strike block a rail line in eastern Quebec, as demonstrations spread.
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Paparazzo killed snapping Bieber

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 15:14

A celebrity photographer is hit by a car while taking pictures of the Canadian singer's Ferrari in Los Angeles.
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VIDEO: Hoax eagle snatch video exposed

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 17:44

A Canadian animation college has revealed its students created a video which appeared to show a Golden Eagle snatching a baby, after the video went viral spreading across the internet.
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Eagle snatching boy video is hoax

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 16:54

A video of a golden eagle snatching a child in Canada that has gone viral online is an elaborate hoax, the clipmakers admit.
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Three held over maple syrup theft

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 23:31

Three people are arrested over a multi-million dollar maple syrup theft this summer, Canadian police say, but five suspects remain at large.
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Wartime pigeon message 'cracked'

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 17:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A World War II coded message strapped to the remains of a pigeon has foiled Britain's top code breakers. But has a Canadian enthusiast done what the experts could not and found the key?
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US will not sign UN 'net treaty'

Friday, December 14th 2012, 12:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US, UK and Canada refuse to ratify a UN communications treaty after a dispute about references to the internet in the agreement.
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PetroChina agrees Canada gas deal

Friday, December 14th 2012, 3:58

PetroChina agrees to buy a 49.9% stake in Canadian firm Encana's gas project in Alberta, as it looks to meet growing domestic energy demand.
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VIDEO: Flower power border divides US and Canada

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 2:14
related countries: United States United States

Flower pots mark the border between US and Canada.
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Owner wants 'Ikea monkey' back

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 16:56

The owner of a monkey confiscated by the authorities after it escaped and ran around the car park of a Canadian Ikea wants her pet back.
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Canada detains Romanian intruders

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 20:08
related countries: Romania Romania

Canadian immigration authorities detain dozens of people ferried over the border in recent months by Romanian people-smugglers.
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Key world economies slow sharply

Friday, November 30th 2012, 15:35
related countries: India India, United States United States

Growth in India, Brazil and Canada slows in the third quarter, while economic data for October in the US and eurozone also disappoints.
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Canada 'eco-terrorist' surrenders

Friday, November 30th 2012, 4:49
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian woman accused of involvement in the "largest eco-terrorism case" in the US history surrenders after a decade on the run.
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Nokia seeks Blackberry sales bans

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 20:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Blackberry

Nokia is seeking to ban sales of Blackberry phones in the US, UK and Canada after its rival refused to pay patent licence fees.
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Yarnold claims bronze in Canada

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 10:58

Great Britain's Lizzy Yarnold claims a bronze medal in the latest Skeleton World Cup event in Whistler, Canada.
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Canada rejects abuse drug delay

Monday, November 19th 2012, 23:58

Canada's health minister refuses to halt approval of a generic form of OxyContin, an opioid widely abused in the country's First Nation communities.
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Concerns over 'in-the-air' Ebola

Friday, November 16th 2012, 0:50

Canadian scientists have shown that the deadliest form of the Ebola virus could be transmitted by air between species.
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Zimbabwe diamonds: $2bn 'stolen'

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 8:05
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

At least $2bn (£1.25bn) worth of diamonds has been stolen from Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields since 2008, a Canadian-based campaign group alleges.
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Vegetative patient 'not in pain'

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 0:47

A Canadian man who was believed to have been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, has been able to tell scientists that he is not in any pain.
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Everest book wins Samuel Johnson

Monday, November 12th 2012, 21:52

Canadian adventurer Wade Davis wins this year's Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, with his book Into The Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest.
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India settles Canada nuclear deal

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 2:28
related countries: India India

India and Canada finalise terms for their nuclear deal, paving the way for Canadian firms to export uranium to India.
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Montreal mayor Tremblay resigns

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 2:30
related places: Montreal

Gerald Tremblay, mayor of Canada's second-largest city Montreal, resigns amid a deepening corruption scandal.
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Briton wins $50,000 photo prize

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 7:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Jo Longhurst is named the winner of the Grange Prize, a Canadian award that recognises the best in international contemporary photography.
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US counts cost as Sandy recedes

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 5:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sandy

At least 40 people have been killed, millions are without power and transport across the north-eastern US has been severely disrupted as storm Sandy heads north for Canada.
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Hawaii is spared tsunami damage

Sunday, October 28th 2012, 12:05

Hawaii appears to be spared major damage as it is hit by a small tsunami after an earthquake hours earlier off the west Canadian coast.
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Canada blocks Petronas shale deal

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 3:11
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Canada blocks a $5.2bn(£3.3bn) takeover bid from Malaysia's Petronas, saying it would not benefit the country.
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Canadian to face US extradition

Friday, October 19th 2012, 23:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A Iraq-born Canadian citizen should be extradited to the US on charges he was linked to at least two deadly suicide bombings in Iraq, a judge rules.
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Canada child porn probe snares 21

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 1:39

Twenty one people are arrested in Canada as part of a nationwide child pornography probe, with a 14-year-old boy rescued from abuse.
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Tributes pour in for suicide teen

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 14:46

Tributes are being paid to a Canadian teenager who killed herself after being bullied online.
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Canadian officer guilty of spying

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 5:10
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A former Canadian naval intelligence officer pleads guilty to spying for the Russians and sharing classified Nato plans with Moscow.
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Canada move stokes Huawei concern

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 6:23

Canada invokes a "national security exception" for hiring firms to build a secure network, allowing it to block those seen as a security risk.
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Taken 2 scores $50m US opening

Monday, October 8th 2012, 11:24
related countries: United States United States

Action sequel Taken 2 tops the US and Canadian box office in its opening weekend with takings of $50m (£31.1m), double that of 2009 original Taken.
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Drug 'may prevent stroke damage'

Monday, October 8th 2012, 0:40
related countries: United States United States

It may be possible to use a drug to prevent some of the lasting and crippling damage caused by a stroke, according to doctors in the US and Canada.
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Murray beaten in Japan Open semi

Saturday, October 6th 2012, 6:13
related countries: Japan Japan

Defending champion Andy Murray squanders two match points as he loses his Japan Open semi-final to Canada's Milos Raonic.
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