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Rail tank cars hauling fuel need urgent upgrades to protect against fires

US safety board: Rail tank cars hauling fuel need urgent upgrades to protect against fires

The Safety Board issued four urgent recommendations after a spate of fiery accidents revealed shortcomings standards for cars hauling oil, ethanol and other flammable liquids.

United Arab Emirates forces women to breastfeed and America freaks out

United Arab Emirates forces women to breastfeed and America freaks out, but should we follow suit instead?

Reserved until the wine worked its magic

Columbia Winery opened their doors to host the inaugural Woodinville Reserve, an exciting event that was overflowing with local wine, food and people.

Discover Woodinville Wine at an exclusive tasting this weekend

Woodinville Wine Country introduces a new exclusive tasting event featuring 90+ rated wines from 40 of the region's wineries and a handful of Woodinville's restaurants.

Overindulgence, meet Taste Washington

The two-day event is the largest single-region wine and food event in the United States, so it comes as no surprise that dilly-dallying isn't the most strategical approach.

Mapping conservatism in North America

New data from Gallup shows that more Americans identify as conservative than liberal, but despite a Conservative majority in Parliament, Canadians may not be following the same trend.

FBI plots social media surveillance on Twitter, Facebook

The FBI plans to create a new application to monitor and map user content on popular social media websites.

B.C. intervened to halt Bush torture case

Who stopped the suit against Bush?

Canada imposes sanctions on five Iranian nationals

On Tuesday, Canada followed suit with Britain and the U.S. in imposing sanctions on five Iranian nationals accused of planning to kill U.S. - Saudi ambassador, Adel al-Jubeir. Iranian President,...

Buy American policy will benefit Canadian economy in long run, U.S. Ambassador says

U.S. ambassador David Jacobson addressed a business crowd in Ottawa on Tuesday about recent provisions to the Buy American policy and the new $1 billion secruity border deal. Jacobson praised U.S.-...