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at 04:30 on March 31, 2015, EDT.

Canada urged to join record Syria aid drive at UN pledging meeting in Kuwait

OTTAWA - Canada is being called upon to pledge nearly $180 million towards a record-breaking international aid appeal for Syria this year.


at 04:20 on March 31, 2015, EDT.

Five stories in the news today, March 31

Five stories in the news today, March 31, from The Canadian Press:


at 04:05 on March 31, 2015, EDT.

House of Commons votes 142-129 to extend, expand ISIL mission into Syria

OTTAWA - Canadian fighter jets will soon be launching airstrikes in Syria now that the House of Commons has approved the federal government's plan to expand and extend its military mission in Iraq.


at 02:45 on March 31, 2015, EDT.

Air Canada plane was airborne again after initial impact at Halifax airport

HALIFAX - Investigators from the Transportation Safety Board spent Monday sifting through the debris of a plane crash in Halifax and documenting the site where the Air Canada flight touched down short of a runway before skidding to a stop, sending 25 people on board to hospital.


at 01:03 on March 31, 2015, EDT.

Leaders' personal info revealed in Australian G20 summit privacy breach:Guardian

TORONTO - A published report says personal details of world leaders attending last November's G20 summit in Australia were accidentally disclosed to the organizers of an Asian Cup soccer tournament.


at 00:01 on March 31, 2015, EDT.

US Coast Guard rescues 9 people from Canadian tall ship

BOSTON - The U.S. Coast Guard rescued nine people from a disabled Canadian tall ship early Monday about 93 kilometres east of Gloucester, Massachusetts.


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