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January 18, 2018 10:00 PM Trudeau continues cross-country town hall tour with stop in Quebec City

PM has touted tour as a chance to escape 'Ottawa bubble' and meet with Canadians After a swing through Nova Scotia and Ontario, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to Quebec City tonight for the second leg of his cross-country town hall tour as he looks to meet with Canadians ahead of Parliament's return later this month. Trudeau embarked on a similar 8

January 17, 2018 7:00 PM Volkswagen sells record 10.74 million vehicles, which a rival disputes

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi says the figure, which puts VW at the top of the automaker pack, includes trucks, which shouldn’t count. FRANKFURT—German automaker Volkswagen had record sales of 10.74 million vehicles last year, but saw its bid to keep the title of world’s largest carmaker reportedly disputed by the rival Renault Nissan Mitsubishi alliance 14

January 11, 2018 11:53 PM Patient claims he was denied treatment at CHUM hospital for not speaking French

Montreal hospital looking into complaint after Zbigniew Malysa said urologist refused to speak to him A Montreal man who claims he was denied treatment because he couldn't speak French has filed a complaint to the ombudsman of the city's new French-language super hospital. The downtown CHUM hospital is also investigating after Zbigniew Malysa, a Canadian 20

January 11, 2018 9:59 PM Roger Federer's bid for 20th Grand Slam could include matches vs. Raonic, Djokovic

Canada's Milos Raonic will open the Australian Open against Slovakia's Lukas Lacko on Sunday, while compatriot Denis Shapovalov makes his tournament debut when he takes on Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece. Roger Federer found himself in a slightly awkward position before the Australian Open draw. A few minutes later when the formalities were completed, Federer 11

January 10, 2018 9:44 PM Armed thieves raid luxury Ritz Hotel in Paris, make off with goods

PARIS—French police say that five thieves, some of them armed, have entered the luxury Ritz Hotel in Paris and stolen goods, likely jewels, worth “an important sum.” The French TV station BFM said that $7 million worth of jewels have been taken. A police official says that no one was injured in the heist at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The officer said that three 14

January 7, 2018 2:48 PM Crew of 32 missing after oil tanker and freighter collide off China coast

The oil tanker caught fire after the collision off China’s east coast, leaving the ship’s entire crew missing. BEIJING—An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China’s east coast, leaving the tanker’s entire crew of 32 missing and causing it to spill oil into the sea, authorities said Sunday. Chinese authorities dispatched 13

January 7, 2018 12:45 PM France marks Charlie Hebdo, market attacks 3 years later

French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday laid a wreath outside the former office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo to mark the third anniversary of two attacks by Islamic extremists. On Jan. 7, 2015, French-born brothers killed 11 people inside the building, as well as a Muslim policeman outside. The pair died in a police 27

December 30, 2017 3:51 PM Charles Dutoit to be replaced by Joshua Weilerstein after misconduct allegations

Several major symphonies cut ties with Dutoit after reports of sexual assault which conductor denies Joshua Weilerstein will replace Charles Dutoit and lead performances with the New York Philharmonic following sexual assault allegations against the renowned conductor. The New York Philharmonic made the announcement Friday and said its French program 33

December 26, 2017 3:11 PM French children’s magazine pulls issue after saying Israel wasn’t a ‘real country’

PARIS—A French children’s magazine has been withdrawn from newsstands after it admitted a “mistake” in writing that Israel wasn’t a “real country.” The news editor for Youpi, a magazine for children from 5 to 8, told The Associated Press on Tuesday the January issue was being removed from kiosk sales in France and Belgium after writing that Israel was among 16

December 14, 2017 5:17 PM 4 children dead after school bus, train crash in southern France

France's transport minister describes collision as a 'terrible accident' Four children were killed after a train and a school bus collided outside the town of Perpignan in southwestern France on Thursday, the interior ministry said. Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne described the crash as a "terrible accident" and said on Twitter that she was heading 31