Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTA federal grand jury in Arkansas is investigating allegations that the former head of U.S. operations at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. misused up to $500,000 in corporate funds, the giant retailer said yesterday.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTTORONTO, April 21 -- Prime Minister Paul Martin on Thursday promised to call a new federal election late this year or early next year, 30 days after a federal judge finishes an inquiry into a political scandal that Martin said was "an unjustified mess."
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTAmerican Muslims detained at the border as they returned from a religious conference in Toronto sued the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday alleging they were targets of ethnic and religious profiling.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTThe United Nations' special envoy to North Korea, Maurice F. Strong, decided Wednesday to step aside until U.N.-appointed investigators and federal prosecutors finish examining his financial ties to a South Korean lobbyist accused of trying to bribe U.N. officials.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTParty divisions over whether to allow Americans to import lower-priced medications from such countries as Canada exploded in an unusually public and personal exchange between two New England lawmakers.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTGovernment says it will beef up its military, bolster its diplomatic corps and overhaul its foreign aid in a bid to reverse the country's diminishing influence in global affairs.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTDrug manufacturer Merck & Co. will provide uninsured Americans steep discounts for many of its prescription medicines, joining other pharmaceutical firms in slashing some prices during debate over importing drugs from Canada.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTUNITED NATIONS, April 18 -- A senior U.N. official said Monday that he "was associated" with a company that received investments from a South Korean businessman who was charged last week with lobbying U.N. officials as an unregistered agent for Saddam Hussein's government.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTExperts are mentioning dozens of cardinals -- some little-known outside their regions, others from predominantly non-Catholic nations -- as long-shot possibilities to become the next pope.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTThe newspaper acknowledges publishing a partially fabricated story by a freelance reporter about a Canadian seal hunt that had not taken place.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTMost of the samples of a dangerous flu virus sent to laboratories around the world have been destroyed, easing concerns that the specimens might trigger a deadly pandemic, health officials said Friday.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTPresident Bush said Thursday that he was surprised by his administration's plans to require U.S. citizens to show a passport when reentering the country from Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTTORONTO -- Ads for Quebec's celebration of the 125th anniversary of the famed Canadian Mounties in 1999 featured a prominent "Canada" logo, as one would expect. Few people would have guessed the government paid $2.5 million to make sure it was there.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTRetailing behemoth announced it will shut the doors in Jonquiere, Quebec May 6 after workers voted to make this the first unionized Wal-Mart in North America, leaving 190 bitter employees out of work.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTHollywood is gripped by horror.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTTORONTO -- True or false? Shortly before Sept. 11, 2001, several of the terrorists who would carry out the attacks that day slipped into the United States from Canada.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTBRENTWOOD BAY, B.C. -- Marianne Edwards had received her song from the other world, and now, up on Mount Newton, she stripped and backed into the black, frigid pond to purify her body and cleanse the human odors that would offend the spirits.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTUnder a proposed anti-terrorism strategy, millions of Americans would be required to show passports when returning from Canada, Mexico.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTMajor automakers signed an agreement yesterday with the government of Canada to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from new cars and trucks, a move hailed by environmentalists as a breakthrough that could force the industry to sell cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles in the United States as well.
Sat, 23 Apr 2005 7:40:30 GMTPoor customer service has been the comment from many Nationals ticket holders who are still waiting the arrival of their season allotments.