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World's longest undefended border may get a fence
'Fencing and other barriers' on the 49th parallel would help manage trouble spots where terrorists and criminals might pass, says U.S. report.
Sep 29th, 2011
Cheryl Cole better than Nicole Scherzinger on The X Factor, critics say
British singer Cheryl Cole apparently got booted from The X Factor -- reportedly, her strong accent is to blame-- however, critics think she is better than Nicole Scherzinger.
Sep 22nd, 2011
Ottawa tells US to back off tax attack on Canadians
US is sowing distress and fear among dual citizens who have innocently failed to file a U.S. return and owe no taxes, finance minister says.
Sep 16th, 2011
Cathedral High School student apologizes after shooting himself on school grounds
A high school student was hospitalized after shooting himself in the abdomen outside Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, U.S., according to the Indianapolis Star. Police and school...
Sep 14th, 2011
Get out of my pocket, Uncle Sam
U.S. tax law hits Canadians with a sledgehammer.
Sep 9th, 2011
Conrad Black heads back to jail
Media baron's year of bail ends, he's back for up to 13 months for fraud convictions.
Sep 6th, 2011
For Muslim Canadians, the fallout from 9/11 was personal
The oddest thing was having to prove her community didn't approve of madmen, terrorists and bombings, one young woman recalls.
Sep 5th, 2011
CIA closely tied to Ghadafi regime, Libyan documents show
News that terror suspects were sent to Ghadafi regime for questioning touchy news for country's rebel leaders.
Sep 3rd, 2011
Starbucks' CEO orders up a venti agenda for citizen engagement
Business leaders back push to trade citizenship for political partisanship, end "crisis of confidence".
Sep 2nd, 2011
Uncomfortable questions after another NHL suicide
Ex-NHLer Wade Belak apparently hanged himself, the third enforcer to die this year. Debate rages over the blows tough guys take.
The Canadian Press
Sep 1st, 2011