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A voter cast their ballot at a polling station in Edmonton in this May 2, 2011 file photo. (DAVID BLOOM/QMI Agency)

Winds of political change begin to stir

The results of the two most recent provincial elections - in Nova Scotia and in Quebec - may be the start of a trend that incumbents like Stephen Harper, Kathleen Wynne, and Rob Ford ought to be worried about.

Family members of missing passengers from the capsized passenger ship Sewol, which sank in the sea off Jindo, confront South Korean policemen. REUTERS/Yonhap

Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention

Some relatives of the more than 200 children missing in a sunken South Korean ferry offered DNA swabs on Saturday to help identify the dead as the rescue turned into a mission to recover the vessel and the bodies of those on board.

An armed man, who is wearing black and orange ribbons of St. George - a symbol widely associated with pro-Russian protests in Ukraine, stands guard in front of barricades outside the mayor's office in Slaviansk on April 18, 2014. (REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)

Surrender talks set with separatists in Ukraine

A mediator from Europe's OSCE security body headed to eastern Ukraine on Saturday seeking the surrender of pro-Russian separatists as the Kiev government declared an Easter truce following a peace accord with Moscow.

Standing in a rigid hull inflatable boat launched from the Australian Navy ship HMAS Perth, Boatswain's Mate, Able Seaman Morgan Macdonald observes markers dropped from a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P3K Orion after an object was sighted in the southern Indian Ocean during the continuing search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in this picture released by the Australian Defence Force on April 17, 2014. (REUTERS/Australian Defence Force/Handout via Reuters)

Malaysian plane search in 44th day

The current underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, focused on a tight 10 km (6.2 mile) circle of the sea floor, could be completed within a week, Australian search officials said on Saturday.

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Loch Ness sighting?

A Loch Ness hunter in Scotland says there is now irrefutable proof that the mythical creature exists.

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