Canada

8:44am

Sun July 7, 2013
The Two-Way

Runaway Train Explosion Still Ablaze In Quebec

Originally published on Mon July 8, 2013 6:25 am

Firefighters douse flames after a freight train loaded with oil derailed in Lac-Megantic in Canada's Quebec province on Saturday.
Francois Laplante-Delagrave AFP/Getty Images

1:09pm

Sat July 6, 2013
The Two-Way

VIDEO: Inferno In Quebec Town When Train Explodes

Originally published on Sat July 6, 2013 3:13 pm

At least one person has died, CTV News reports, after a freight train pulling tank cars full of crude oil exploded early Saturday in a small Quebec town about 160 miles east of Montreal.

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1:55am

Mon July 1, 2013
Crime In The City

Rotenberg's Toronto Thrillers Mix Canadian Courtesy With Murder

Originally published on Mon July 1, 2013 1:02 am

From the Toronto Islands รขย€ย” one of many real-life Toronto locales in Robert Rotenberg's legal thrillers รขย€ย” visitors have a clear view of the city's skyline.
Sean Dawsean Flickr

Robert Rotenberg has written four legal thrillers set in Toronto, that old industrial city on the shores of Lake Ontario. He's a criminal lawyer โ€” all his books are centered on trials โ€” and he loves his city so much that he makes multicultural Toronto a character in his books. His first release, Old City Hall, is even named after a Toronto landmark: a beautiful stone building that is now used as a courthouse.

Real Courtrooms, Real Courtesy

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11:57am

Fri June 28, 2013
Wildfires

Wonder Where Colorado Wildfire Smoke Goes? It Might Be East Coast Bound

Wildfire smoke over the North Atlantic Ocean, the smoke is light brown versus the white clouds, taken June 23
Credit NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz / NASA Earth Observatory

3:00pm

Thu June 27, 2013
Shots - Health News

Maine Once Again Allows Mail-Order Canadian Drugs To Cut Costs

Originally published on Fri June 28, 2013 10:03 am

They're back: Cheaper mail-order medications from Canada and other foreign lands.
iStockphoto.com

It's deja vu all over again in Maine.

For the first time in years, a state has acted to allow its citizens to purchase prescription drugs by mail from other countries. The idea is to take advantage of those nations' lower prices, which can be half the cost of those at American pharmacies.

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