Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, left, attempts to put ...
Apr 10th, 2011
(AP) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, left, attempts to put the ball past his director of communications Dimitri Soudas as they play ball hockey with Conservative staffers on the tarmac prior to boarding his campaign plane in Kitchener, Ontario, on Saturday, April 9, 2011. Harper is en route to Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec. Canadians head to the polls for a general election on May 2. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick) -
By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar was marginally stronger against its U.S. counterpart on Monday, tracking positive market sentiment following Friday's surprising U.S. monthly jobs report. The benchmark S&P 500 index edged up to another record closing high on Wall Street, extending Friday's rally after U.S. employ... [Full Article]
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif declared victory following a historic election marred by violence Saturday, a remarkable comeback for a leader once toppled in a military coup and sent into exile. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union finance ministers are seeking ways to cut down on tax evasion and hammer out controversial building blocks of the region's planned banking union to stabilize its financial system. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
LONDON (AP) - British physicist Stephen Hawking has dropped plans to attend a major international conference in Israel in June, citing his belief that he should respect a Palestinian call to boycott contacts with Israeli academics. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian opposition forces have targeted government officials, army and police officers and civil servants in their campaign to topple President Bashar Assad's regime. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]