Spencer Cameron Archive
OTTAWA, March 2 (UPI) — Canada’s gross domestic product growth slowed to a slim 0.4 percent gain in the fourth quarter of 2011, Statistics Canada reported Friday from Ottawa.
DIJON, France, March 2 (UPI) — A man was tracked through his dog’s ID number and arrested as a suspect in the strangulation and dismemberment of his girlfriend in Dijon, France, police said.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 2 (UPI) — The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill banning the use of religious or foreign law as a part of a legal decision or contract, officials said.
WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) — Washington’s cherry trees are expected to blossom much earlier this year, starting as soon as March 22, experts said.
BAYONNE, France, March 2 (UPI) — French President Nicolas Sarkozy took cover in a bar after protesters threw eggs and stones at him in the Basque country of southwest France, witnesses said.
WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) — U.S. President Barack Obama has it backward when he says the government is backing a billion-dollar oil subsidy, the American Petroleum Institute said.
Obama told an audience in New Hampshire that the oil industry was the…
DAMASCUS, Syria, March 2 (UPI) — A humanitarian aid convoy arrived at the besieged Syrian city of Homs Friday, prepared to take supplies to the hard-hit Baba Amr neighborhood, officials said.
LONDON, March 2 (UPI) — Nuclear operators in the United Kingdom will have to put money aside to address waste costs in the country’s evolving energy strategy, a secretary said.
British Energy Secretary Edward Davey said polices that would ensure nuc…
BEIJING, March 2 (UPI) — The Chinese government said there are trillions of cubic feet of exploitable shale gas reserves in the country but it lacks the technology to explore it fully.
The Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources said there was an est…
TEHRAN, March 2 (UPI) — Iranians voted Friday to select 290 members of the Majlis, the country’s Parliament, the first elections since the 2009 presidential contest.