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July 18, 2018 7:02 PM A man gave a stranger a ride — then found out he was a convicted murderer who escaped prison

JACKSON, MISS.—The publisher of a weekly newspaper in south Mississippi says he unwittingly gave a car ride to a convicted murderer who had just escaped from a state prison near his home. Russell Turner of Greene County Herald said Tuesday that he went home around midday July 5 and a “winded and flustered” stranger was sitting on the steps outside his house 7

July 17, 2018 2:58 PM Alvvays, Daniel Caesar among Polaris Music Prize short list contenders

A number of Indigenous artists are represented among the short list. Newcomer Jeremy Dutcher duets with recordings captured on the East Coast a century ago in the Wolastoqey language, and rappers the Snotty Nose Rez Kids level honest takes on racism in Canada. Projects by Quebecois artists Jean-Michel Blais, Hubert Lenoir and Pierre Kwenders are also among 6

July 4, 2018 7:40 PM U.S. Border Patrol questions crews of at least 10 fishing vessels in Canadian waters

GRAND MANAN, N.B.—A spokesperson for New Brunswick fishermen based on Grand Manan Island says at least 10 Canadian fishing boats have been intercepted by U.S. Border Patrol agents since last week while fishing in the disputed waters around Machias Seal Island. Laurence Cook, chairman of the LFA 38 Lobster Advisory Board, says some Canadian vessels were boarded 70

June 27, 2018 12:53 PM Historic transmission link between Labrador and Newfoundland to be energized

ST. JOHN’S, N.L.— An historic milestone is expected today on the East Coast: A power link connecting the Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject to Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital will be formally “energized” for the first time. The Soldiers Pond transmission site, located 40 minutes outside of St. John’s, is connected to Labrador by a 1,100-km transmission 14

June 25, 2018 12:30 PM Italy’s interior minister vows to help Libya stem flow of migrants

TRIPOLI, LIBYA—Italy’s firebrand interior minister vowed on Monday to do everything possible to help Libya stem the flow of migrants and develop itself commercially, saying Italy wants Europe to view its former colony as a “great opportunity” and not a problem. Matteo Salvini made his first official visit abroad to Tripoli, Libya’s capital, to hammer 9

June 12, 2018 11:15 PM Notley says Canada needs Trans Mountain pipeline amid Trump’s ‘reckless’ trade attacks

CALGARY—Alberta’s premier says the Trump administration’s recent attacks on Canadian trade show how necessary it is to go ahead with the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Rachel Notley has taken aim at what she called reckless U.S. moves against Canada’s steel and aluminum industries. She told the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary that Canada needs to be strategic 15

June 9, 2018 6:29 AM Oceans Canada teams up with Haida Nation for underwater expedition off B.C. coast

It says seamounts, or underwater mountains, are internationally recognized as highly structured environments that are ideal for coral and sponge growth and as foraging habitat for fish and other marine life. A news release from Fisheries and Oceans Canada says the groups will spend 16 days in July aboard a state-of-the-art vessel studying three seamounts 12

June 1, 2018 4:19 PM Hawaii's Kilauea volcano shoots lava into the sky, sending rivers of molten rock into the ocean

75 homes have been completely covered by lava, forcing of thousands to flee Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has captivated people around the world by shooting lava high into the sky and sending rivers of molten rock pouring down hillsides into the ocean over the past month. Scroll down for a look at some of the most stunning images from this historic eruption 39

June 1, 2018 3:32 PM Parts of B.C. coast now closed to salmon fishing in effort to protect killer whales

New closures include parts of Juan De Fuca Strait, the southern Gulf Islands and the mouth of the Fraser River Federal officials have closed parts of the West Coast to salmon fishing in an effort to protect the endangered orca population. The new closures, effective Friday, include parts of Juan De Fuca Strait, the southern Gulf Islands and the mouth 65

May 31, 2018 9:36 PM The King of Donair expanding its empire to Western Canada

HALIFAX—King of Donair (KOD), an institution of the Halifax donair scene, is continuing to expand its dominion with a brand new shop in Edmonton and 10 Western Canadian shops expected by the end of the year. KOD owner Nicholas Nahas of Halifax said the Edmonton store, which opened last week, is the first franchise to open outside the Maritimes. A Grand 9