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Halifax medical student accused of murder was deeply in debt, trial told

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:55pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:30pm

HALIFAX — Medical student William Sandeson was deeply in debt and under pressure from his parents about his spending in the weeks before he allegedly murdered another student...

Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberries

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:55pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:30pm

FRESNO, Calif. — A renowned strawberry researcher in California broke patent law and violated a loyalty pledge to his former university by taking his work with him to profit...

8 California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after brawl

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:50pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:15pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A fight between two California prisoners quickly raged out of control Wednesday and forced correctional officers to open fire to stop a melee that sent...

Man who killed children struggles with anger management: psychiatrist

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:38pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:15pm

COQUITLAM, B.C. — A man found not criminally responsible for killing his three children because of a mental disorder is making slow progress but still faces serious anger...

Emma Medeiros posted a video to Facebook on May 23, 2017, showing two pieces of a hot dog stuffed with what she describes as several razor blades.

'Appears to be a one-off:' police investigate hot dog with razor blades

By Kevin Martel May 24, 2017 - 6:29pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

Police in Regina have begun an investigation into who stuffed a hot dog full of razor blades and left the potentially dangerous treat in a yard in North Central.

A woman...

Fire burns away most of the roof on a duplex located on Markwell Drive near Walter Crescent on May 24, 2017.

Regina duplex fire destroys roof, sends 2 to hospital

By Kevin Martel May 24, 2017 - 6:20pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

Bright, orange flames ate away most of the roof of a duplex in Regina's north end.

While nobody was home in part of the duplex, two people from the other half were sent...

Major sponsor pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod race

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:08pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate...

The Latest: Trump to hold Iowa rally next week

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:07pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

BRUSSELS — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local):

7:30 p.m.

Donald Trump will be returning to the campaign trail just a few...

Boston Marathon-bomber friend's family sue agents over death

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:05pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

ORLANDO, Fla. — The parents of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned in Florida about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect in 2013 have sued four law...

Former Mississippi prison chief sentenced to nearly 20 years

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:05pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

JACKSON, Miss. — Christopher Epps once called himself the "tallest hog at the trough," but he was cut down to size Wednesday when a judge sentenced Mississippi's former...

Florida agency's undercover gator farm leads to 9 arrests

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:05pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Thousands of illegally harvested alligator eggs and several illegal alligator hunts were discovered by undercover officers working in a fully functional...

Trump wants $108M for deeper ports; Corps adds $56M boost

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:04pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

SAVANNAH, Ga. — President Donald Trump wants $108 million to deepen harbours for two U.S. seaports, while other ports scrambling to make room for larger cargo ships will...

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