McCartney to play T.O. and Montreal this summer

TORONTO — Paul McCartney has announced two Canadian summer stops on his upcoming tour.

The 67-year-old rocker will play August dates in Montreal and Toronto as part of his tour, which kicks off July 15 in Denver.

Paul McCartney performs during his 'Up and Coming' tour at the Foro Sol in Mexico City, Thursday, May 27, 2010. (AP / Eduardo Verdugo)

Paul McCartney performs during his 'Up and Coming' tour at the Foro Sol in Mexico City, Thursday, May 27, 2010. (AP / Eduardo Verdugo)

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TORONTO – Police demonstrate security ahead of G20 summit

Police gave a demonstration Thursday on what security for the G20 summit will be like, revealing few surprises in store for potential protestors.

Police on bicycles, horseback and in riot gear will be at the ready for the G20 summit on June 26-27 in downtown Toronto.

Preparing for G20

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Coast-to-coast, hundreds protest Israel’s stand over Gaza blockade

MONTREAL – Hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists took to the streets across Canada on Saturday, united in anger over what they call the federal government’s tepid response the Israeli action against a flotilla of ships carrying aid for Gaza.

Israeli action against a flotilla of ships carrying aid for Gaza

Israeli action against a flotilla of ships carrying aid for Gaza

Protesters marched through Montreal’s downtown core with Palestinian and Turkish flags held high. They chanted “Free Palestine” and “Boycott Israel” and halted traffic. Onlookers snapped pictures of the noisy crowd on their cell phones.

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Containment cap on spewing Gulf oil well is closely watched, as spill’s toll on wildlife grows

ON BARATARIA BAY, La. – A containment cap that sucked some of the oil from a blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico offered a small sign of progress for a region that has seen its wildlife coated in a lethal oil muck, its fishermen idled and its beaches tarnished by the nation’s worst oil spill.

"I don't want to say heartbreaking,...

"I don't want to say heartbreaking,....

Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen said Saturday that after its first full day of work, the cap placed on the gusher near the sea floor trapped about 252,000 gallons (953,900 litres) of oil, which is somewhere between a quarter to half of the oil flowing from the well, according to government estimates.

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