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Donations for burned black churches up after Notre Dame fire

NEW ORLEANS — A crowdfunding campaign for three African American churches in Louisiana recently gutted by arson was climbing Tuesday after social media posts urging the public not to forget the plight of the small houses of worship as the eyes of the world were on the fire-ravaged Notre Dame...

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Mark Norman’s lawyers fight to lift redactions on emails and memos involving PMO staff

Such documents may be crucial for the defence's abuse-of-process motion, likely to be argued sometime in May

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Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a bill passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. In a break with the president, Congress voted for the first time earlier this month to invoke the War Powers Resolution to try to stop U.S. involvement...

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Martha Stewart brand to be sold again

NEW YORK — The Martha Stewart brand is getting a new home. Sequential Brands Group, which bought the Martha Stewart brand nearly four years ago for about $353 million, said Tuesday that it is selling it to Marquee Brands for about $175 million. As part of the deal, Marquee will also acquire the...

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Alberta election live results: How did your riding vote?

Follow our live Alberta election map to determine how your riding voted in the hotly contested race pitting Jason Kenney's UCP and Rachel Notley's incumbent NDP

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Trump signs Colorado River drought plan

PHOENIX — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. The Colorado River drought contingency plan aims to keep two key reservoirs, Lakes Powell and Mead, from falling so low they cannot...

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Ex-pro football player accused of murder in death of girl, 5

LAS VEGAS — A Las Vegas judge expressed shock Tuesday at the severity of injuries found on a 5-year-old girl whose death led to murder and felony child abuse charges against her 25-year-old mother and the mother’s former professional football player boyfriend. “Once you’ve seen them, you...

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Stars from Willie Nelson to Anna Wintour donate to 2020 Dems

WASHINGTON — From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to their favourite Democratic presidential candidates ahead of this week’s first quarter fundraising deadline. For months, candidates in the...

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Canadian Press NewsAlert: Suspect in four Penticton, B.C., murders charged

PENTICTON, B.C. — The British Columbia Prosecution Service says murder charges have now been laid against a suspect in the shooting deaths of four people in Penticton. Spokesman Dan McLaughlin says three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder have been laid against...

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Christie Blatchford: Julian Assange is no journalist, and he’s had more than enough ‘due process’

After the WikiLeaks founder was arrested in the Ecuadorian embassy, one of his lawyers complained that he just hasn't had due process

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Inuit Heritage Trust and Parks Canada ink deal on fate of Franklin artifacts

OTTAWA — Parks Canada and the Inuit Heritage Trust have come to an agreement on how the artifacts from the ill-fated Franklin expedition will be preserved and studied. All artifacts from the wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror will be protected based on traditional Inuit knowledge and presented...

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Nova Scotia seeking firms to explore possibility of digging out remaining coal

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s Liberal government wants to retrieve coal from old mines, even as its federal counterpart aims for the phasing out of coal-fired electricity. A provincial request for proposals is asking firms to determine if it would be viable and safe to mine coal left around inactive,...

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Cosby’s insurer settles LA accuser’s suit before deposition

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby says his insurance company is settling another accuser’s lawsuit without his permission, a week before his scheduled deposition. Cosby in a statement accuses American International Group Inc. of “egregious behaviour.” He says he could have proven he was in New York...

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What was lost, what was saved from the Notre Dame fire?

PARIS — More than simply an iconic cathedral and jewel of Gothic architecture, Notre Dame was a treasure trove, housing priceless and irreplaceable marvels of immense religious, artistic, musical, historical and architectural value. Some were lost to humanity forever in the blaze that ravaged the...

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Canadian Civil Liberties Association files lawsuit over Quayside project

TORONTO — The Canadian Civil Liberties Association says it’s making good on its threat to sue all three orders of government over plans for a high-tech neighbourhood in Toronto. The association announced it was filing suit against the federal, provincial and municipal governments as well as...

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Marine running for fallen comrades crawls across Boston Marathon finish line

Severe cramps had rendered his legs almost useless after 26.2 miles, but Micah Herndon was committed to finishing 'with no help'

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Muskrat love: Detroit-area Catholics permitted to eat rodent

Detroit-area Roman Catholics have one more dining option during Lent than most other followers of the faith. The culinary appeal of that item, however, is up for debate. A long-standing permission allows local Catholics to eat muskrat — a furry, marsh-dwelling rodent native to the area — “on...

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Some overseas Indonesians may vote again after fraud claim

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s Election Commission says about 320,000 overseas voters in neighbouring Malaysia’s biggest city should vote in presidential and legislative elections again following allegations postal ballots were tampered with. The commission at a news conference Tuesday also...

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Rachel Notley on fixing Alberta’s economy and election highs and lows

The National Post sat down with NDP Leader Rachel Notley to talk about the Alberta election

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