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British Columbia Premier Christy Clark waves at a LNG conference in Vancouver, on May, 21, 2014. The British Columbia government will reveal its anticipated tax rate on the proposed liquefied natural gas industry today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. government plans a 3.5 per cent LNG tax

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 6:35pm

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government climbed down from its proposed goal of a seven per cent income tax on liquefied natural gas, earning praise from the industry, but forcing the finance minister to admit an election promise to eliminate the debt will be up to 15 years behind schedule.

FILE - In this June 21, 1971 file photo, Washington Post Executive Director Ben Bradlee and Post Publisher Katharine Graham leave U.S. District Court in Washington. Bradlee died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, according to the Washington Post. (AP Photo, File)

Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 6:17pm

WASHINGTON - The hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its coverage of the Watergate scandal, Ben Bradlee, has died. He was 93.

The Washington Post reports that Bradlee died at his home Tuesday of natural causes.

Andrew Kalleen joins other performers as onlookers use smartphones to record his performance during a protest in the Metropolitan Avenue Subway station Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in New York. Kalleen's arrest, Friday, Oct. 17 was captured on video as straphangers jeered the officer. The New York Police Department says it's looking into the arrest. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NYC police looking into arrest of subway performer

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 6:15pm

NEW YORK - Musicians rallied around a fellow subway performer whose arrest in a busy station came after a confrontation over whether he needed a permit and was captured on video as commuters jeered police.

A car is overturned in the ditch in a cordoned off area in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que. on Monday Oct. 20, 2014. One of two soldiers hit by a car on Monday in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., died of his injuries early Tuesday, according to Quebec provincial police. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Pascal Marchand

Suspect in terror-linked attack arrested in July

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 5:46pm

MONTREAL - The man police say deliberately drove a car into two soldiers in a "despicable act" the government linked to terrorist ideology had been arrested by RCMP this summer as he was getting ready to leave the country, a spokeswoman for the federal police force said Tuesday.