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Wife of late Palestinian terrorist can't collect on life insurance policy

TORONTO — The wife of a notorious Palestinian terrorist who attacked an Israeli airliner has lost out on her bid to collect on her late husband's life insurance because he failed to mention his unsavoury past when he took out the policy in 1987.
Conservatives lodge complaint over RCMP's refusal to probe PM's island stays

Conservatives lodge complaint over RCMP's refusal to probe PM's island stays

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives want the RCMP watchdog to review the police force's refusal to launch a criminal investigation into whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke the law by accepting family vacations on the Aga Khan's private Caribbe
Britain bids adieu to EU and a gardener in the tundra; In The News for Jan. 30

Britain bids adieu to EU and a gardener in the tundra; In The News for Jan. 30

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 30 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'Much different person:' Former Broncos coach reflects on healing, forgiveness

'Much different person:' Former Broncos coach reflects on healing, forgiveness

Coaching hockey still crosses Chris Beaudry's mind. The 35-year-old Saskatchewan farmer hasn't lost his joy of the game and loves playing recreationally.
Canada's chief public health officer says no vaccine for coronavirus for a year

Canada's chief public health officer says no vaccine for coronavirus for a year

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says it will likely take at least a year before a vaccine is developed to protect people against the new coronavirus that is spreading around the globe. In the meantime, Dr.
Quebec City remembers 2017 mosque attack with emotional ceremony

Quebec City remembers 2017 mosque attack with emotional ceremony

QUEBEC — A Muslim Quebecois rapper addressed the solemn crowd gathered Wednesday night to commemorate the third anniversary of the Quebec City mosque attack, and his words reflected the inherent politics of the tragedy and its aftermath.
Canada preparing plane to fly Canadians from Wuhan, once China gives OK

Canada preparing plane to fly Canadians from Wuhan, once China gives OK

Canada has a plane being prepared to fly Canadians out of the province in China at the centre of an outbreak of a new coronavirus, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Wednesday.
Ride-hailing in Vancouver gets off to a contentious start with detours to courts

Ride-hailing in Vancouver gets off to a contentious start with detours to courts

The long-awaited arrival of Uber and Lyft in Metro Vancouver is facing legal challenges less than a week after they began operating as Surrey's mayor also vows to keep the companies' drivers off the city's streets.
Labour groups want independent investigation into deaths of CP Railway workers

Labour groups want independent investigation into deaths of CP Railway workers

Two labour groups are calling for an independent investigation into the deaths of three Canadian Pacific Railway employees in a British Columbia train crash almost a year ago.
Trump signs off on USMCA, shifting focus, pressure back to House of Commons

Trump signs off on USMCA, shifting focus, pressure back to House of Commons

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump finally signed NAFTA's death warrant Wednesday, his distinctive Sharpie scrawl on the American road map for the U.S.