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  • Judge won't stop permit for Detroit-Canada bridge

    A federal judge won't stop the U.S. Coast Guard from issuing a permit for a new bridge between Canada and Michigan.


  • FILE - In an April 28, 2010, file artists rendering, Canadian defendant Omar Khadr attends his hearing in the courthouse for the U.S. military war crimes commission at the Camp Justice compound on Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba. An American soldier blinded in Afghanistan and the widow of another soldier killed there have filed a $44.7 million wrongful death and injury lawsuit against a Canadian man who was held at Guantanamo Bay and pleaded guilty to committing war crimes when he was 15. Layne Morris of Utah and Tabitha Speer of North Carolina filed their lawsuit Friday, May 23, 2014, in federal court in Utah against Omar Khadr, who signed a plea deal in 2010 that he committed five war crimes, including the killing of U.S. soldier Christopher Speer, in 2002. As part of the deal, Khadr admitted to throwing the grenade that killed Speer and injured other soldiers, including Morris, who lost sight in one eye from the shrapnel, the lawsuit states. The Toronto-born Khadr is serving the remainder of his eight-year sentence in Canada. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Janet Hamlin, Pool, File)

    Justice for Taryn and Tanner

    One country supports the efforts of a U.S. special forces soldier's widow to hold accountable the jihadist who killed her husband and the father of her two young children.


  • Company plans to expand steel fabrication plant

    A steel fabrication plant that began production just north of Great Falls in late January is working to develop a "high and wide corridor" so it can haul the modules it builds to oil fields and other projects in the region and into Canada.


  • FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2010, file photo, Tabitha Speer, widow of Sgt. 1st Class Chris Speer, who was killed by a hand grenade that Omar Khadr admitted throwing, speaks to reporters on the sentencing of Khadr at his military commission at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as former sergeant Layne Morris, blinded in one eye by shrapnel during the firefight where Khadr was captured, looks on. An American soldier blinded in Afghanistan and the widow of another soldier killed there have filed a $44.7 million wrongful death and injury lawsuit against a Canadian man who was held at Guantanamo Bay and pleaded guilty to committing war crimes when he was 15. Layne Morris of Utah and Tabitha Speer of North Carolina filed their lawsuit Friday, MAY 23, 2014, in federal court in Utah against Omar Khadr, who signed a plea deal in 2010 that he committed five war crimes, including the killing of U.S. soldier Christopher Speer, in 2002. As part of the deal, Khadr admitted to throwing the grenade that killed Speer and injured other soldiers, including Morris, who lost sight in one eye from the shrapnel, the lawsuit states. The Toronto-born Khadr is serving the remainder of his eight-year sentence in Canada. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Colin Perkel, File)

    Blinded soldier, widow sue former Gitmo prisoner

    An American soldier blinded in Afghanistan and the widow of another soldier killed there have filed a $44.7 million wrongful death and injury lawsuit against a Canadian man who was held at Guantanamo Bay and pleaded guilty to committing war crimes when he was 15.


  • FILE - This Friday, April 20, 2007, file photo provided by Phoenix police shows Mikhail Drachev. Drachev pleaded guilty Friday May 23, 2014 in the brutal death more than a decade ago of a police informant who revealed details of a botched heist of nearly $1 million in steroids from a FedEx truck outside a Phoenix pharmacy. (AP Photo/Phoenix Police,File)

    Man pleads guilty in 2001 police informant killing

    A police informant in a botched plot to rob nearly $1 million in steroids from a delivery truck was on the phone with a detective when he was struck with brass knuckles. The detective heard a yell, and the call went dead.


  • Czech Republic's Roman Cervenka, right, scores against USA during the Group A Quarterfinal match at the Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

    Hockey semis: Sweden-Russia, Czech-Finland

    Canada lost in the quarterfinals at a fifth consecutive ice hockey world championship when Finland scored late to win 3-2 on Thursday.


  • A photo provided by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows a .50-caliber machine gun being taken to the U.S. from Canada. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Office of Field Operations announced Thursday, May 22, 2014 that the machine gun was found May 13, 2014 by federal authorities during an inspection at the Fort Street Cargo Facility in Detroit. Authorities say the importer is being fined and the gun was returned to Canada. (AP Photo/U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    US Customs officers seize .50-caliber machine gun

    Federal authorities conducting a cargo inspection in Detroit say they found a .50-caliber machine gun being taken to the U.S. from Canada.


  • Toyota recalling 516,000 vehicles in 3 recalls

    Toyota said Thursday it's recalling 516,000 vehicles worldwide - including 430,500 in the U.S. - for three separate safety problems, including brakes that can activate without warning.


  • Czech Republic's and USA players scuffle during the Group A Quarterfinal match at the Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

    U.S., Canada bounced from hockey world championships in quarterfinals

    Tyler Johnson scored twice to reduce the deficit in the third but the U.S., bronze medalists last year, came up short.Finland will play the Czech Republic in the semifinals on Saturday, while Russia will meet either defending champion Sweden or Belarus.


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