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Hitmen Assassinate a Top Mexican Policeman
Thursday, May 08, 2008 8:18:00 PM
MEXICO CITY—Hired hitmen, one wielding a pistol with a silencer, shot dead one of Mexico's top federal police officers at his home on Thursday, in a blow to President Felipe Calderon's fight a ...   Full Story
 

Canada Can't Find 41,000 People It Wants to Deport
Tuesday, May 06, 2008 8:11:00 PM
Canadian authorities cannot find 41,000 people who were classified as security risks or illegal immigrants and ordered to leave the country, an official watchdog reported Tuesday.   Full Story
 

'O Canada'—Censored
Monday, May 05, 2008 9:45:00 PM
When is it okay to ban someone from playing "O Canada" in our nation's capital? When the clothing they wear might upset Chinese communists.   Full Story
 

At Least 16 People Killed in Mexican Massacres
Monday, May 05, 2008 8:12:00 AM
Heavily armed men killed at least 16 people, all members of a ranchers' association, in two different massacres in southern Mexico over the weekend, Mexican media said Sunday.   Full Story
 

Canada Biofuel Mandate Wins House Support
Thursday, May 01, 2008 6:15:00 PM
OTTAWA—Canada's plan to ensure that gasoline contains 5 percent ethanol by 2010 won support in the House of Commons Thursday despite increasing concern about the impact of biofuels on world food s ...   Full Story
 

Obama 'Outraged' by Former Pastor
Tuesday, April 29, 2008 9:29:00 PM
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—Democratic Sen. Barack Obama, trying to quell a political firestorm that has roiled his presidential campaign, strongly denounced his former pastor on Tuesday and called his racial ...   Full Story
 

Obama and Clinton Will Know When to Quit, Claims Party Chief
Tuesday, April 29, 2008 6:50:00 AM
GRAHAM, North Carolina—Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama will know when to pull out of the U.S. presidential race in order to unify the party for the general election, the chairman of the Democratic Par ...   Full Story
 

Severe Weather Hits Virginia, 200 Injured
Monday, April 28, 2008 10:05:00 PM
WASHINGTON - Severe storms swept through central and southeastern Virginia Monday, injuring about 200 people and damaging dozens of homes and businesses, a state emergency official said.The city ...   Full Story
 

Fifteen Killed in Mexico Drug Battle Near U.S.
Saturday, April 26, 2008 8:21:00 PM
TIJUANA, Mexico—Fifteen Mexican drug gang members were killed in a gun battle near the U.S. border on Saturday, their bodies soaked in blood in the road after one of the deadliest shootouts in Mexico& ...   Full Story
 

Chinese Consulate Meddling in Calgary Show, Says Host
Thursday, April 24, 2008 8:30:00 AM
The organizers of a cultural show in Calgary are calling on the Canadian government to review the status of a Chinese diplomat who allegedly threatened some of the show's sponsors into canceling t ...   Full Story
 

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