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Niño emerges, raising fears over food prices

Niño emerges, raising fears over food prices

Weather disruptions could last until winter and harm crops from Australia to India

Minister: Stealing a little is OK

A minister in India's most populous and politically crucial state, Uttar Pradesh, has said bureaucrats can steal a little as long as they work hard - sparking a national outcry in a country whose ruling class has long been mired in corruption scandal

How tough is Charest's re-election fight? Just ask the guy who now lives in his childhood home

SHERBROOKE, Que. — How tough is the fight ahead for Jean Charest’s Liberals? The polls hint at the party’s defeat and point to the premier losing his own seat.Even the guy who lives in Charest’s childhood home might not vote for him.

Two escape unharmed in Pitt River plane mishap

Two men in a small plane escaped unharmed when they were forced to make an emergency landing along the rocky shore of the Pitt River Thursday after their craft sprung a fuel leak.

Emergency B.C. to assess flood response

B.C.'s provincial emergency program wants a report card on how it handled flooding caused by this spring's snowpack runoff. The executive officer of Emergency Management B.C. said it is seeking proposals to have an external assessment completed.
Victoria 10K swimmer 'so happy' after winning Olympics bronze medal

Victoria 10K swimmer 'so happy' after winning Olympics bronze medal

Dark horse misses gold by five seconds
Hometown crowd honours Ryder Hesjedal

Hometown crowd honours Ryder Hesjedal

Ryder Hesjedal's eventful summer, which included winning the Giro d'Italia and racing in the 2012 London Olympics, was celebrated Friday with a public homecoming at Centennial Square.

Reserve message getting through

The message is slowly sinking in that the Chatham Islands and part of Discovery Island are off-limits and, once trespassing stops, Songhees First Nation is likely to give some boaters permission to land, says Trevor Absolon, Songhees bylaw enforcemen

137 now face charges in Stanley Cup hockey riot

The number of people facing charges from the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver last year now stands at 137. B.C.'s Criminal Justice Branch says 23 more people have been charged since its last update on the case in June.

Firefighters douse Victoria apartment blaze

An apartment building was evacuated but no one was injured after a fire started inside a second-storey suite Saturday afternoon. Several people called 911 around 2 p.m. to report a fire in a suite at 850 Rupert Terr.
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