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Rescue Workers Search For Survivors After Landslides Hit Near Hiroshima

AP | By ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 08.20.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 peop...

DOJ Drops Edwards Case

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Federal prosecutors dropped all charges Wednesday against John Edwards, triggering criticism that the year-long prosecution of t...

JPMorgan Executives May Have To Give Back Pay After Huge Loss

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2012 | Business

* OCC's Curry: to review compensation of unit in $2 bln loss * Says trading loss will impact earnings, but not solvency ...

NDP Confirms Layton To Miss September Caucus

CP | CBC | Posted 10.16.2011 | Home

Jack Layton's planned time off to fight cancer won't permit him to return for the party's summer caucus meetings, which are scheduled a f...

Canada Needs More Arts Funding: NDP

The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2011 | Home

OTTAWA -- A group of four New Democrat MPs with a background in the arts said they are forming a new culture caucus and asking the Tories to consider ...

Fear of an Orange Planet: Canada and the Harper Majority

Christopher J. Finlay | Posted 07.04.2011 | World
Christopher J. Finlay

A cursory glance at Monday night's Canadian election resultmight give you the impression that after years of flirting with social and economic conservatism, our formerly progressive country had finally decided it was time to go steady.

Historic Shift In Canadian Elections

AP | By ROB GILLIES | Posted 07.02.2011 | World

TORONTO -- Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper won his coveted majority government in elections Monday that also marked a shattering defeat for...

What I've Learned From Canada's Election Campaign

Bill Mann | Posted 06.26.2011 | World
Bill Mann

A few things I've learned covering Canada's current national election campaign for MarketWatch.com this past month from my vantage point on the Canadian border, where I get Canadian radio and TV.

Power Grab Unleashes Canadian Political Passions

Megan Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Megan Harris

Jack Layton and Giles Duceppe can be credited for unleashing the political passion of Canadians but they should also pay the price at the polls for plunging Canada into a political crisis.

Canada Takes Over Where Obama Refused to Go

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Grandia

Canada's right-wing government is relying on the heated rhetoric and divisive-style of politics that Obama refused to engage in south of the border in the recent US election.

Canadian Election Gets Down and Redolent of Loam

David Weinberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Weinberger

The tag line at the Canadian Conservative Party's website, attacking Liberal party candidate Stephane Dion seems oddly 19th century.