TransAlta Corp. (TSX:TA) says it will undertake an independent review following a ruling from the Alberta Utilities Commission that the company deliberately triggered outages at power plants to raise electricity rates, thereby manipulating the markets.
RCMP investigators are looking into the possibility a serial killer could be responsible, after the remains of a woman were found in the same area as the remains of three other individuals in a rural area near Leduc.
Afghanistan asserted Wednesday that the Taliban's reclusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, died more than two years ago in a Pakistani hospital -- an announcement that injects new uncertainty into the country's fragile peace process.
A U.S. lawmaker boldly predicted Tuesday that President Barack Obama is about to reject the Keystone XL pipeline, after years of delay and debate. The surprise statement came on floor of the U.S. Senate, from an unexpected source.
The deep oceans span more than half the globe and their frigid depths have long been known to contain vast, untapped deposits of prized minerals. These treasures of the abyss, however, have always been out of reach to miners.