ST. JOHN'S, N.L. – A judge in Newfoundland and Labrador has dismissed a class-action lawsuit that claimed the provincial government was negligent by failing to do enough to protect drivers from moose-vehicle collisions.
Sep 20, 2014 10:56AM
MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities are still struggling to restore services and calm residents five days after Hurricane Odile knocked out power, water and phone service, sparking widespread looting.
Sep 19, 2014 3:19PM
WASHINGTON - The government will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday.
Sep 19, 2014 2:14PM
The House of Commons passed Thursday a bill that — if accepted by the Senate without amendments — would impose strict liability and compulsory pollution insurance on ship owners and also allow the federal government to...
Sep 19, 2014 12:18PM
TORONTO - Home Depot said Thursday that 56 million payment cards used at its American and Canadian stores between April and September were compromised by a type of criminal software that hadn't previously been seen in other attacks.
Sep 19, 2014 11:10AM
MANILA, Philippines - Torrential monsoon rains worsened by a tropical storm flooded large swathes of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces Friday, leaving at least three people dead and displacing tens of thousands just days after the...
Sep 19, 2014 10:10AM
Insured losses from flooding in Manitoba and Saskatchewan over the Canada Day weekend this year are now estimated at more than $140 million, Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) said Thursday.
Sep 18, 2014 6:02PM
WINNIPEG — Companies should conduct annual training drills so employees know how to respond if a hostile person with a firearm enters the premises and starts shooting people, but lawyers "really do not have enough information yet" on the...
Sep 18, 2014 3:36PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's disaster management agency said Thursday it had evacuated thousands of people stranded in parts of the country's south after it was hit by floods, as the military air-dropped rations and civil authorities sent...
Sep 18, 2014 3:27PM
Natural disasters displaced almost 22 million people around the world last year and aid workers say they expect to see that number rise in the future, according to a report issued by a Norwegian humanitarian group on Wednesday.
Sep 18, 2014 1:43PM