"TORONTO (CP) - Toronto-born freelance photojournalist Rita Leistner was covering the siege of Najaf, Iraq, in the summer of 2004 when she and three other independent photographers in the region, one of them a defector from Saddam Hussein's army, realized their work wasn't...
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"Reuters - A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman
angrily denied on Thursday that the country turns a blind eye
to human rights abuses in places like Sudan in its search for
oil to help power a booming economy."
"Canadian Press - WASHINGTON (CP) - The powerful U.S. lumber industry group that's led the charge against Canadian softwood lumber imports says it will accept a framework deal hammered out by the two countries in a bid to solve the bitter trade dispute."
"Canadian Press - OTTAWA (CP) - A global hunger for Canadian resources, coupled with strong domestic demand, is fuelling robust growth that may require higher interest rates to cool down the economy, says the Bank of Canada."
"Canadian Press - OTTAWA (CP) - Prime Minister Stephen Harper was working the phones in an effort to reach a softwood lumber agreement Thursday while his opponents accused him of selling out to the Americans."
"A career criminal instrumental in last month's arrest of several alleged gang members will be paid $350,000 and given a new identity for his role in infiltrating Manitoba's Hells Angels, according to court documents."A defence lawyer representing some of the accused says the...