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Concert security in focus after Manchester bombing

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 12:25pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 1:00pm

TORONTO — Avid concertgoer Mark Churaman can't shake the disturbing images of the suicide bombing that tore through the Manchester Arena on Monday night.

He was at the...

Video of fight with Syrian, Canadian students sparks protest at Alberta school

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 12:24pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 12:45pm

RED DEER, Alta. — Educators and RCMP are trying to keep the peace at a central Alberta school after someone posted a video on social media of a fight between a small group of...

UK blast: Blood, horror, shock as bomber strikes young crowd

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 12:17pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 12:45pm

MANCHESTER, England — For a crowd of mostly young British music fans, the Ariana Grande concert was supposed to be a school night out enjoying cheerful high-energy pop.

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Botulism outbreak tied to nacho cheese kills 1, sickens 9

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 12:05pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 12:30pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A botulism outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip sold at a Northern California gas station has killed one man and left at least nine other...

Ottawa to announce new program to clean up 'backlog' of abandoned boats

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 12:03pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 1:00pm

HALIFAX — Canada's transportation minister is vowing to crack down on abandoned boats languishing in the country's oceans.

Marc Garneau says Ottawa will announce a new...

Mississippi accused of unequal schooling for black students

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 12:45pm

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students in violation of the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War...

Neighbor charged in Ohio fire that killed 5 kids, 2 adults

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 11:57am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 12:45pm

AKRON, Ohio — Investigators in Ohio have charged a neighbour with setting a house fire that killed two adults and five children last week.

Akron police say they charged...

Petition to ban caleches in Quebec City gets more than 34,000 signatures

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 11:55am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 1:15pm

QUEBEC — A petition to ban caleches in Quebec City has more than 34,000 signatures after two incidents involving horses on the weekend.

Local police say the first...

Police: Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 11:52am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 12:15pm

ORLANDO, Fla. — Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died in Orlando.

The Orlando Police Department confirmed that the 48-year-old Kennedy was found dead...

Lobster thefts: Three facing charges in $3M international fraud and theft case

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 11:52am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 12:15pm

BARRINGTON, N.S. — More than $3 million worth of lobster is at the centre of a complex, international case involving fraud and theft allegations against three men from...

Regina police said a confession was obtained from three youths who were involved in a house fire on May 23, 2017.

3 children involved in Regina house fire

By 980 CJME May 23, 2017 - 11:48am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 12:00pm

Police have identified three kids, all under 12-years-old, who were involved in with a house fire.

The fire occurred on the 800 block of Garnet Street on May 14, 2017....

Supreme Court urged to clarify law on journalist source protection

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 11:41am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 12:15pm

TORONTO — Protection for a journalist's sources currently exists in legal void that needs filling given the importance of media to our democracy, a new application to the...

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