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February 21, 2018 9:36 PM Could the next Olympics have a Team Indigenous? 2 chiefs think so

Dene Chief Bill Erasmus and Cree Chief Willie Littlechild went to South Korea to talk to Olympic officials Two Canadian chiefs were in Pyeongchang, South Korea, last week to speak to Olympic officials about the possibility of entering a team of Indigenous North American athletes at future games. National Dene Chief Bill Erasmus and Cree Chief Willie 6

February 21, 2018 4:59 PM Israel gives thousands of African migrants a choice — go to jail, or be deported to a country you’ve never seen before

Some 40,000 African migrants in Israel, nearly all from Eritrea and Sudan, began receiving deportation notices this month. The deportation plan, which is widely presumed to involve relocation to Rwanda and Uganda, has sparked outrage in Israel. KAMPALA, UGANDA—Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his options. He could 6

February 20, 2018 7:21 PM Trade fine small compared to billions lost if Trans Mountain doesn't go ahead, minister says

B.C. government filed trade complaint against Alberta over wine ban Alberta economic development minister Deron Bilous says a fine for violating a trade agreement would be small compared to the jobs and investment that could be lost if the British Columbia government continues to oppose the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. On Monday, B.C. launched 8

February 19, 2018 6:59 PM Bombardier may lay off hundreds at its Quebec railway plant if no orders come in

Company was recently excluded from contract to supply trains for Montreal's light-rail system The railway division of Bombardier Inc. says losing out on a large electric train contract in Montreal may force it to lay off workers this fall at its plant in La Pocatiere, Que., unless it wins some new contracts. Spokesman Eric Prud'homme describes the situation 19

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 11:01 PM Southampton bounces West Bromwich Albion from FA Cup

The Baggies sacked two executives this week, had four players face a theft rap in Spain and were ousted from the FA Cup by Southhampton LONDON—Misfortune comes in threes, so the saying goes, and West Bromwich Albion knows it well. Capping a miserable week, West Brom was dumped from the FA Cup by Southampton, a 2-1 winner in the fifth round on Saturday 10

February 17, 2018 6:56 PM Public health officials warn of possible measles exposure on Air Canada flight

Public health officials west of Toronto say they've confirmed a case of the measles in a baby who returned home on a flight from Switzerland. Peel Public Health says the infant from Brampton, Ont., was on a Feb. 12 Air Canada flight from Zurich to Toronto. Officials warn that anyone else on the flight, which left Zurich at 10:30 a.m. and arrived at Pearson 49

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 17, 2018 1:10 AM EPA head Scott Pruitt billed taxpayers nearly $200,000 in travel over 6 months

Trump's Environmental Protection Agency administrator said a “toxic environment politically” required his first-class travel and protection from a 24-hour security detail. SAN FRANCISCO—Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt and staffers billed taxpayers nearly $200,000 (U.S.) for his trips over six months last year, according to travel 10