PARIS - Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed Wednesday under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister.
Police have killed more villagers in clashes at a controversial Tanzanian gold mine owned by a Barrick Gold Corp. subsidiary, despite the company's pledges to reduce the violence, researchers say.
TOKYO -- Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after the latest record close for the Standard & Poor's 500, though gains were modest and Japan and Hong Kong lost ground after early advances.
Electricity has been restored to about 6,000 customers in Toronto's east-end after a contractor severed a power line during the hottest afternoon of the year.
Mayor Don Iveson at the unveiling the design and details of a new 62 story office and residential tower that will be the new office of Stantec's 1,700 employees in Edmonton, August 26, 2014.