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Calgary man's murder plan included GPS tracker on ex-wife's car, borrowed shotgun

Keith Harkes thought he had perfectly planned the murder of his ex-wife: he practised loading a shotgun, placed a GPS ...


Alberta's streamlined regulatory regime saves energy industry $140M, minister says

The province is heralding its new regulatory regime for oil and gas projects, saying it's already chalked up more than ...


Moms' getaway turns nightmarish when bedbugs feast on woman in southeast Calgary hotel

Reyanne McKenna says she received 117 bedbug bites while staying at the Town and Country Motor Inn in southeast Calgary ...


Deadly south India floods push Calgary Malayalees to cancel festival

Calgary's Malayalee community has cancelled its annual harvest festival to focus on raising money to support its flood-stricken homeland, the ...


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US Lawmakers Seek to Impose More Sanctions on 'Menace' Russia

U.S. lawmakers pushed for more aggressive steps to counteract the Russian 'menace' on Tuesday, despite Trump administration officials insisting current ...

El Salvador Denies Money Behind Cutting Ties with Taiwan

El Salvador is denying asking Taiwan for large sums of money in return for maintaining diplomatic relations with Taipei, before ...

Former Trump campaign chairman guilty on 8 counts

Washington D.C. [United States], Aug 22 (ANI): In a second blow to United States President Donald Trump, a Virginia court ...

7.3 magnitude quake jolts Venezuela

Caracas [Venezuela], Aug 22 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 rattled Yaguaraparo area, located off the northeastern coast of Venezuela, ...

Michael Cohen pleads guilty

Washington D.C [USA], Aug 22 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty in Manhattan ...

President: Serbia May Reintroduce Compulsory Military Service

BELGRADE - Serbia might reintroduce compulsory military service, nine years after abolishing it, to help improve the combat readiness of ...

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Google slapped with lawsuit over phone tracking scandal

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Following a scandal that revealed how Google has been illegally tracking movements of millions of users regardless ...

In $3.2 billion deal, PepsiCo buys SodaStream

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a bid to reach out to customers in their homes, rather than through stores, beverage ...

Twitch pulls ad-free viewing from its Prime service

LONDON, U.K. - After deciding to pull ad-free viewing from Twitch Prime, the service has faced intense criticism from users, ...

The all Iranian-made twin-seat fight jet unveiled

TEHRAN, Iran - In a move that Tehran has said would enhance its deterrence capabilities in confronting Washington, the country ...

Keeping it simple: Users picking dumb phones over smart ones

LONDON, U.K. - With smartphones becoming indispensable, and overtaking every aspect of people’s lives in recent years, a new report ...

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US, Mexico Push for NAFTA Autos Deal, Eye Canada's Return

U.S. and Mexican trade ministers were set to resume talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement in Washington on ...


Eyeing US, Iran to boost military might, showcases new fighter jet

LONDON - Iran said on Tuesday it would boost its military might and also showcased a new fighter jet amid ...


Hard to See, Hard to Breathe: US West Struggles with Smoke

SEATTLE - Smoke from wildfires clogged the sky across the U.S. West, blotting out mountains and city skylines from Oregon ...


Myanmar Authorities Close Another Rohingya IDP Camp in Rakhine State

Authorities in western Myanmar's Rakhine state have closed a camp that housed about 600 Rohingya Muslims displaced by communal violence ...


Business Economists Say Trump Tariffs will Harm US

AFP - Business economists overwhelmingly worry President Donald Trump's trade wars will harm the US economy, according to a survey ...


Korean-Americans Push for Reunions with North Korea Family Members

WASHINGTON - Won Yun last saw his grandmother and sisters on the banks of the Taedong River during the January ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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