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February 20, 2018 7:24 PM Ottawa eyeing stricter roadside tests instead of lowering criminal blood alcohol limit

The federal government is proposing mandatory alcohol screening measures that would allow police to demand a breath sample for any driver they lawfully stop. OTTAWA—The federal government is counting on stricter roadside testing — not a lower criminal blood alcohol limit — to stem the carnage caused by impaired driving. In May, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould 14

February 19, 2018 2:19 PM Iranian search and rescue teams reach wreckage from deadly plane crash

The crash, which killed all 65 people on board the plane, was yet another fatal aviation disaster for Iran. TEHRAN, IRAN—Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran’s Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional 11

February 18, 2018 8:17 AM Dozens feared dead after plane crashes in Iran

Country has seen a spate of deadly aviation accidents in recent years An Iranian commercial airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said they feared all 65 people on board were killed. The crash of the Aseman Airlines ATR-72 marks 36

February 17, 2018 5:42 PM 'A tragic loss': Winnipeg says final goodbye to boy hit by truck at crosswalk

Surafiel Musse Tesfamariam, 8, was killed while using St. Vital crosswalk with mom, brother Tuesday morning People who knew an eight-year-old Winnipeg boy who was killed while using a crosswalk with his mom and little brother remembered him for his infectious smile as they said goodbye one last time Saturday. Hundreds gathered to pay their respects to Surafiel 62

February 17, 2018 2:32 PM Helicopter assessing damage from Mexico earthquake crashes; 2 on the ground killed

The helicopter was carrying Mexico’s interior secretary and a state governor, both of whom reportedly survived the crash, along with the crew. MEXICO CITY—A military helicopter carrying Mexico’s interior secretary and a state governor who were assessing damage from a powerful earthquake has crashed in the southern state of Oaxaca, killing two people 10

February 14, 2018 7:40 PM Cleveland Clinic does its 2nd face transplant; male patient was badly disfigured in car crash

Cleveland Clinic surgeons have replaced nearly the entire face of a middle-aged man severely disfigured in a car accident, the hospital announced Tuesday. The operation in late September was the second face transplant by the Ohio hospital. More than two dozen face transplants have been done around the world, starting in 2005 with a French woman mauled 20

February 14, 2018 7:29 PM Eight killed on northern Alberta roads on the weekend

EDMONTON - At least eight people were killed this weekend in crashes in the northern half of the province, where flurries and icy patches led to treacherous road conditions. Four adults were killed in a head-on collision Saturday morning southeast of Beaumont. The occupants of a Saturn Ion were killed instantly around 11 a.m. when they hit an icy patch 44

February 14, 2018 3:49 AM Snowboarding star White claims Olympic halfpipe gold

Third Winter Olympics gold medal eases sting of Sochi shutout. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—With a towering final ride and a score of 97.75, Shaun White reclaimed snowboarding dominance Wednesday, winning his third Olympic gold medal in halfpipe with flying bravado. Twenty years into snowboarding’s run as an Olympic sport, nobody’s established themselves 8

February 13, 2018 1:52 PM Russian plane crash caused by pilots’ error on speed data, investigators say

The Interstate Aviation Committee said the crash occurred after the pilots saw varying data on the plane’s two air speed indicators. MOSCOW—Investigators say the crash of a Russian passenger plane that killed all 71 people on board may have been caused by the pilots’ failure to activate heating for pressure measurement equipment, resulting in flawed 7

February 11, 2018 2:01 PM Russian plane carrying 71 crashes near Moscow

Regional jet had disappeared from radar screens shortly after takeoff A Russian passenger plane believed to be carrying 71 people crashed Sunday afternoon near Moscow, shortly after takeoff from one of the city's airports. No survivors were immediately reported. The An-148 regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from Domodedovo 26