AP - ap.online.regional.canada http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.canada News Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:10:05 -0500 EPA rejects $20.4 million in requests for mine spill costs Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:54:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/10/US-Mine-Waste-Spill-Expenses/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US-Mine-Waste-Spill-Expenses c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5107 DENVER (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency said Friday it will pay $4.5 million to state, local and tribal governments for their emergency response to a mine spill that the EPA triggered, but the agency turned down $20.4 million in other requests for past and future expenses. Biden urges Canada to fight climate change despite Trump Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:42:01 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/09/CN--Canada-Climate-Biden/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_CN--Canada-Climate-Biden c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5344 OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Outgoing U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Canadian leaders Friday to continue to treat efforts to combat climate change urgently despite the incoming administration of Donald Trump. Utah day care, parents settle toddler's bean bag chair death Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:07:29 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/10/US--Toddler.Dead-Beanbag.Chair/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US--Toddler.Dead-Beanbag.Chair c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5131 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah day care center where a toddler suffocated under a bean bag chair when a worker sat on it has reached a settlement with the parents and been cleared of criminal charges, but must undergo monthly inspections by state regulators who found three violations. Teen charged with murder in attack at troubled-youth ranch Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:56:25 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/09/US-Youth-Rehab-Center-Worker-Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US-Youth-Rehab-Center-Worker-Killed c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-52b8 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An Arizona teenager was charged with aggravated murder and other counts Friday in the brutal slaying of one worker and the assault on a second staffer at a southern Utah ranch for troubled teens. The Latest: Feds say plane presumably crashed in Alaska lake Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:21:57 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/09/US-Missing-Airplane-The-Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US-Missing-Airplane-The-Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-521e ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the search for four missing people on a small plane in Alaska (all times local): Washington state suing agrochemical giant over PCB pollution Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:12:20 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/09/US--Washington-Monsanto.Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US--Washington-Monsanto.Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-578c SEATTLE (AP) — Washington on Thursday became the first U.S. state to sue the agrochemical giant Monsanto over pervasive pollution from PCBs, the toxic industrial chemicals that have accumulated in plants, fish and people around the globe for decades. The company said the case "lacks merit." Biden says world will look to liberal Trudeau Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:06:58 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/08/CN-Canada-Biden-Visit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_CN-Canada-Biden-Visit c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5808 OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Outgoing U.S. Vice President Joe Biden hailed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Angela Merkel as genuine leaders during a time when they are in short supply at a state dinner in his honor in Canada on Thursday night. The Latest: Father of Reno teen shot by police hires lawyer Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:05:49 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/09/US--Reno.School-Shots.Fired-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US--Reno.School-Shots.Fired-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5766 RENO, Nev. (AP) — The latest in the shooting of a 14-year-old student at a Reno high school by a campus police officer (All times local, PST): Woman described as Canada's Rosa Parks to appear on banknote Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:09:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/08/CN--Canada-Banknote.Woman/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_CN--Canada-Banknote.Woman c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5991 GATINEAU, Quebec (AP) — A black woman often described as Canada's Rosa Parks for her 1946 decision to sit in a whites-only section of a Nova Scotia movie theater will be the first Canadian woman to be celebrated on the face of a Canadian banknote. Big Wyoming wind project closing in on federal eagle permit Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:48:17 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/08/US--Wind.Farm-Eagles/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US--Wind.Farm-Eagles c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5898 CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — One of the biggest wind energy projects under development in the U.S. got closer Thursday to securing a federal permit to kill a limited number of eagles without facing the prospect of a penalty. US-Canadian agency OKs changes for Lake Ontario water levels Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:32:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/08/US--Lake.Ontario.Levels/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US--Lake.Ontario.Levels c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5882 TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A U.S.-Canadian agency adopted a fiercely contested plan Thursday designed to improve environmental conditions along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River by letting water levels rise and fall more naturally. Attack on Toronto high school thwarted, 17-year-old arrested Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:29:30 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/08/CN-Canada-School-Threat/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_CN-Canada-School-Threat c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5e18 TORONTO (AP) — Police allege a 17-year-old boy plotted to attack on a Toronto high school that would have coincided with the 27th anniversary of an antifeminist rampage that left 14 women dead at a Canadian university campus. Canadian man in video of scuffle with Chicago policeman sues Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:39:17 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/07/IL-Chicago-Police-Video-Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_IL-Chicago-Police-Video-Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5ebb CHICAGO (AP) — A 61-year-old Canadian man who was arrested after a scuffle with an off-duty Chicago police officer is suing the officer. Police: 3 kids killed, mother critically injured in shooting Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:14:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/06/US--Albuquerque.Shooting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US--Albuquerque.Shooting c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-66de ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Critically wounded, an Albuquerque mother struggled in vain to pull her three children to safety after a gunman shot them during a confrontation inside the family's home in what police described Tuesday as a violent and senseless act. Snow geese deaths from mine pit number in the thousands Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:29:14 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/06/US--Geese-Mine.Pit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US--Geese-Mine.Pit c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6708 BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Several thousand snow geese died after a snowstorm forced tens of thousands of the migratory birds to take refuge in the acidic, metal-laden waters of an old open pit mine in Montana last week. Audit points to causes of New Mexico's rape kit backlog Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:19:20 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/07/US--Rape.Kit.Backlog/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US--Rape.Kit.Backlog c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-657f ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Millions of dollars are being poured into addressing New Mexico's backlog of more than 5,000 untested evidence kits from rapes and other sexual assaults. But state auditors and victim advocates warned Tuesday that nothing will change unless new policies and training initiatives are adopted. Authorities hope new clue will identify serial killer victim Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:39:41 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/07/US--Green.River.Killer-Composite/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US--Green.River.Killer-Composite c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-659b SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities hope a facial reconstruction of a girl who was slain by a Seattle-area serial killer will help identify the victim. The Latest: Police name suspect in killing of 3 children Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:19:13 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/06/US--Albuquerque.Shooting-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US--Albuquerque.Shooting-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6726 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting in southeast Albuquerque (all times local): Maker of duck boat in Seattle crash to pay up to $1 million Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:58:11 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/06/US--Duck.Boat.Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US--Duck.Boat.Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6727 SEATTLE (AP) — The Missouri company that manufactured a duck boat involved in a deadly crash in Seattle last year has agreed to pay up to $1 million in civil penalties under a consent order, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Tuesday. Power line to link Canada, New England gets key US permit Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:09:09 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/canada/2016/12/05/US--Canadian.Power-Northeast/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_canada_US--Canadian.Power-Northeast c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6d3a MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A power line planned to run under Lake Champlain and link suppliers in Canada with consumers in southern New England has won a key federal permit, clearing its last big regulatory hurdle.