18 April 2014 Last updated at 21:19

US 'delays' Keystone XL decisionCrews work on the Keystone XL pipeline in Texas (3 December 2012)

The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit.


Barack Obama 18 AprilObama signs UN envoy visa ban law

President Barack Obama signs into law a measure that would bar entry to any UN ambassador whom the US says has engaged in "terrorist activity".

Douglas de Grood, center, is supported by wife Susan, left, and lawyer Allan Fay after reading a statement in Calgary, Canada 17 April 2014Calgary killing suspect's dad speaks

The father of a man suspected of stabbing to death five people in the Canadian city of Calgary says his son was a "great kid" with a bright future.

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