MONTREAL (AP) - Over one million Montreal residents are being told to boil water their drinking water after a malfunction at Canada's second-biggest filtration plant.
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Theft of trade secrets, chiefly by China, costs the US economy US$300 billion (S$380 billion) a year and must be fought with sanctions as tough as those used against terrorism and drug trafficking, an advisory panel said.
NEW YORK (AP) - A top human rights group has warned that the plight of refugees and migrants fleeing wars and economic hardship is worsening in Europe as financial turmoil and austerity stokes bias against foreigners.
MOORE, Oklahoma (REUTERS) - Tornado survivors thanked God, sturdy closets and luck in explaining how they lived through the colossal twister that devastated an Oklahoma town and killed 24 people, an astonishingly low toll given the extent of destruction.
LONDON (REUTERS) - A British soldier was hacked to death by two men shouting Islamic slogans in a south London street on Wednesday, in what the government said appeared to be a terrorist attack.