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Chicago charges show challenge of police code of silence

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 3:04pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:30pm

CHICAGO — Since late 2015, the public has known that police who witnessed the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald described a scene starkly different than the one that later...

Arizona wildfire forces thousands of people from their homes

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 3:03pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:30pm

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — A wildfire burning Wednesday through a dense Arizona forest has forced thousands of people from their homes, closed a major road and created a huge...

Florida Supreme Court hears death penalty-prosecutor dispute

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 3:03pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:30pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Supreme Court scrutinized a prosecutor over her refusal to seek the death penalty in two dozen murder cases, and a justice suggested during...

Conditional discharge, community service for Blue Jays can tosser Ken Pagan

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 3:02pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:30pm

TORONTO — A man who threw a beer can onto the field during a dramatic Blue Jays playoff game last fall was given a conditional discharge Wednesday, after his lawyer argued the...

Conditional discharge, community service for Blue Jays can tosser Ken Pagan

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 3:02pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:30pm

TORONTO — A man who threw a beer can onto the field during a dramatic Blue Jays playoff game last fall was given a conditional discharge Wednesday, after his lawyer argued the...

Man drunk and speeding before crash that killed B.C. Mountie: Crown

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 3:01pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:30pm

COLWOOD, B.C. — A man who sped his truck through a red light and rammed a RCMP cruiser, killing the officer inside, had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal...

NAFTA legal challenges by the numbers

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 3:00pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:30pm

OTTAWA — NAFTA Chapter 11 Challenges By the Numbers:

84: Total number of foreign investor dispute claims filed under NAFTA since 1994

39: Total number of investor...

B.C. man says he used Facebook to express concerns, not to support terrorists

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:55pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:30pm

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia man accused of using his Facebook account to express support of "lone wolf" terrorists in the name of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant...

Lionel Desmond not turned away by hospital, family says after briefing on deaths

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:54pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:15pm

ANTIGONISH, N.S. — A former Canadian soldier was not turned away from a Nova Scotia hospital in the days before he killed three members of his family and himself, relatives...

B.C. Liberals tout $2.8B surplus, reduced debt on eve of expected defeat

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:47pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:15pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia's finance minister has painted a rosy picture of the province's finances a day before his government is expected to be defeated in a confidence vote...

Raptors promote Bobby Webster to general manager in wake of Weltman departure

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:42pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:15pm

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have promoted Bobby Webster to general manager following the departure of Jeff Weltman to the Magic last month.

Webster moves into the job...

$1.185B flood protection project to lead to Toronto waterfront makeover: officials

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:40pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:15pm

TORONTO — A portion of Toronto's waterfront is set to undergo a nearly $1.2 billion flood protection project that will lead to a makeover of the area.

Prime Minister...

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