Grumbling about protesters at Dem convention
PHILADELPHIA,, Pa. - Claire Merced couldn't believe people walked out on the Democratic convention. Really. The California convention-goer assumed the media had made up or exaggerated the stories about a couple hundred left-wing activists leaving to stage a sit-in protest.
2 dozen Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers stage protest
BEIJING, China - About two dozen Chinese relatives of passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Friday staged a small protest outside China's Foreign Ministry calling on governments to continue searching for the plane.
B.C. counts on property tax to fund housing
VICTORIA - While buyers and sellers rush to avoid paying a new 15-per-cent property transfer tax in British Columbia, Premier Christy Clark's Liberal government apparently can't wait to start building its election platform on a housing foundation.
Online tool sends test results to smartphones
HALIFAX - A new online portal that will deliver medical test results to Nova Scotians via smartphones is the kind of innovation that's long overdue in Canadian health care, says the federal health minister.
Time served, $44K restitution for airplane yoga arrest
HONOLULU, Hawaii - A Korean tourist who was arrested after he became violent when he wasn't allowed to do yoga on a plane leaving Hawaii won't get additional jail time. But he must pay United Airlines more than $44,000.
Churchill port owners want money: premier
WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister hinted strongly Thursday that the Port of Churchill — the largest employer in the subarctic town of 800 — has been shut down because its owners, Omnitrax, were refused another government bailout.