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Aurora shooter's permit was revoked but gun wasn't seized

Aurora shooter's permit was revoked but gun wasn't seized

AURORA, Ill. — An initial background check failed to detect a felony conviction that should have barred the man who killed five co-workers and wounded six others at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant from buying the gun.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Poloz speaks Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech to the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal on Thursday.
RRSP-to-RRIF conversion deadline needn't be so scary, experts advise

RRSP-to-RRIF conversion deadline needn't be so scary, experts advise

CALGARY — For Canadians who've made faithful contributions to an RRSP for most of their working lives, converting it to an RRIF may seem a terrifying milestone.
In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humour

In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humour

LONDON — It's said that history often repeats itself — the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. Many Britons feel they are living through both at the same time as their country navigates its way out of the European Union.
Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi collapses

Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi collapses

LONDON — Hundreds of passengers throughout Europe have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi.
Jason Kenney pledges education revamp if UCP wins power in Alberta

Jason Kenney pledges education revamp if UCP wins power in Alberta

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition leader Jason Kenney says if his United Conservative party wins power, it will retool the education system to make it practical and adaptable for the modern, digital age.
Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists

Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists

MUNICH — German Chancellor Angela Merkel drew lengthy applause Saturday for her spirited defence of a multilateral approach to global affairs and support for Europe's decision to stand by a nuclear deal with Iran. U.S.

Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

CHICAGO — In a story Feb. 15 about a Department of Energy lithium-ion battery research and development project, The Associated Press reported erroneously the amount that would be spent over three years and the name of Hans Eric Melin's company.

The Latest: EU says current agreement is "best possible"

MUNICH — The European Union presidency says the deal with Britain on leaving the bloc is the "best possible agreement" and preferable to a "no-deal" Brexit.
Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois

Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois

AURORA, Ill. — A 15-year employee being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company started shooting Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said.