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N.S. woman runs 10 km after being stabbed, beaten on Appalachian Trail

WYTHEVILLE, Va. — A Nova Scotia woman survived a knife attack on the Appalachian Trail by playing dead after being beaten and stabbed — and then ran 10 kilometres for help, police in Virginia say. James Jordan, 30, of West Yarmouth, Mass.
British Columbia man has a right to trial in French, Supreme Court says

British Columbia man has a right to trial in French, Supreme Court says

OTTAWA — A British Columbia man charged with a driving offence is entitled to a trial in French, the Supreme Court of Canada says in a decision that represents a victory for minority-language rights.
Philippines recalling ambassador and consuls in Canada over trash shipments

Philippines recalling ambassador and consuls in Canada over trash shipments

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is recalling its ambassador and consuls in Canada over Ottawa's failure to comply with a deadline to take back truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago
In the news today, May 16

In the news today, May 16

Six stories in the news for Thursday, May 16 ——— TRUMP PARDONS CONRAD BLACK FOR FRAUD CONVICTION U.S.
Canada's Team? Not quite - Raptors own the post-season but not everyone on board

Canada's Team? Not quite - Raptors own the post-season but not everyone on board

TORONTO — Canada's Team? Not quite. The Toronto Raptors enjoy a strong following in southern Ontario but it can be a rather mixed bag throughout the rest of the country.
Baloney Meter: Has every single refugee claimant in Canada been screened?

Baloney Meter: Has every single refugee claimant in Canada been screened?

OTTAWA — "We have made sure that every single person crossing our borders, whether legally or illegally, gets processed according to all our rules.
Provinces asking feds for $138 million to help buy out flooded properties

Provinces asking feds for $138 million to help buy out flooded properties

OTTAWA — Flood-ravaged provinces are asking the federal government to provide almost $138 million to move or buy out homeowners affected by previous years' inundations, according to new data that gives a glimpse into the national costs of helping res

Canada needs stronger policies to protect against imported-dog diseases: vets

VANCOUVER — When a British Columbia woman experiencing fever, headaches and weight loss for two months finally went to her doctor, a blood test revealed she'd contracted a contagious disease from a dog she'd rescued in Mexico. Dr.

Federal oil tanker ban bill defeated in Senate, but legislation not dead

OTTAWA — A federal ban on tanker traffic off British Columbia's north coast has been defeated in a Senate committee. On a 6-6 vote, the Senate's transportation and communications committee rejected Bill C-48 Wednesday night.
Trump pardons Conrad Black for 2007 fraud conviction in U.S.

Trump pardons Conrad Black for 2007 fraud conviction in U.S.

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump has granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump.