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Smoke diverts NYC-to-Montreal flight to upstate

An American Eagle flight from New York City's LaGuardia Airport to Montreal was diverted to an upstate airport after smoke was reported in the cockpit and cabin on Tuesday, but it made a safe emergency landing. Full story

Union wants feds to mandate 2-member train crews

Most railroads in the U.S. use at least two crew members to operate freight trains, but there's no federal rule to prevent them from using one employee as did a Maine-based railroad whose train, while unattended, careened into a Canadian town, causing an explosion and fire that killed 47 people. Full story

Canada toughens train rules after deadly disaster

Canadian transportation authorities banned one-man crews for trains with dangerous goods Tuesday, responding to calls for tougher regulations after an oil train derailment in Quebec killed 47 people. Full story

Today in History for July 23

Today's Highlight in History: On July 23, 1983, an Air Canada Boeing 767 ran out of fuel while flying from Montreal to Edmonton; the pilots were able to glide the jetliner to a safe emergency landing in Gimli, Manitoba. The near-disaster occurred because the fuel had been erroneously measured in Full story

Canada train derailment lawsuit adds defendants

Three more defendants have been added to a class-action lawsuit over the oil train derailment that killed 50 people in Quebec, a team of lawyers announced Thursday. Full story

Canada police charge website owner alleged to have posted murder video

(Reuters) - A Canadian faces the rare charge of corrupting morals after allegedly posting a grisly snuff video on a website that specializes in graphic, violent, racist videos, police in Edmonton, Alberta, said on Wednesday. Full story

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Sun Media to cut 360 jobs; close 11 publications

Maine has no plans to halt oil rail shipments after Quebec tragedy

Montreal-area fireworks factory explodes, two dead

Montreal mayor resigns, says will fight corruption charges

Montreal mayor arrested in latest Canadian scandal

Factbox: Key facts about Bombardier's CSeries jetliner

Bank of Spain: Possible October decision on bank rescue extension

Fed's Bullard wants Congress to do more on fiscal path

Fed's Bullard: Low inflation means Fed can stay aggressive

Montreal tells 1.3 million residents to boil their drinking water

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  Actress Emma Roberts arrested for domestic violence

The 22-year-old niece of Hollywood veteran Julia Roberts reportedly got into an argument with her boyfriend in Montreal July 7 that resulted in her being taken into custody, though no charges were filed. NBC’s Mara Schiavocampo reports.

  First daughters tour Ireland, goof off

The TODAY anchors chat about the hot topics of the day, including photos of Sasha and Malia Obama in Ireland with their parents that prompts a chat about kids and “forced family time.”

  Students behind fake eagle video explain technique

The video had millions doing a double-take on YouTube as a giant eagle appeared to swoop in and snatch up a toddler, dropping him seconds later. The video was a school project, made by Montreal students who say they were graded on number of views. NBC’s Andrea Canning reports.

  Bruce Jenner: Ashton Eaton is ‘greatest decathlete’

Bruce Jenner, gold medal winner in the decathlon in the 1976 Olympics in Montreal and now an E! News correspondent for the London Games, tells TODAY why he thinks decathlete Ashton Eaton is the “most phenomenal athlete” he’s ever seen.

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Nica of Montreal, Quebec, draws and fires his single action revolver while competing in the Canadian Open Fast Draw Championships in Aldergrove
Nica of Montreal, Quebec, draws and fires his single action revolver while competing in the Canadian Open Fast Draw Championships in Aldergrove

Nick "The Quick" Nica of Montreal, Quebec, draws and fires his single action revolver while competing in the Canadian Open Fast Draw Championships in Aldergrove, British Columbia July 21, 2013. The present-day Fast Draw competition was born from the Hollywood myth of the western gunfighter, and the

Nica of Montreal, Quebec, waits for the signal to draw and fire his single action revolver while competing in the Canadian Open Fast Draw Championships in Aldergrove
Nica of Montreal, Quebec, waits for the signal to draw and fire his single action revolver while competing in the Canadian Open Fast Draw Championships in Aldergrove

Nick "The Quick" Nica of Montreal, Quebec, waits for the signal to draw and fire his single action revolver while competing in the Canadian Open Fast Draw Championships in Aldergrove, British Columbia July 21, 2013. The present-day Fast Draw competition was born from the Hollywood myth of the wester