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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

New information surfaces about harassment allegations against Liberal MPs

OTTAWA - New information has emerged about the explosive allegations of misconduct made by two female New Democrat MPs that prompted Justin Trudeau to suspend two sitting members of Parliament from the Liberal caucus. After one of the women complained directly to the Liberal leader late last month, both women agreed to meet confidentially with...

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

Sex offenders convicted abroad may be missing from national registry: auditor

Story ImageOTTAWA - The national sex offender registry may not include some Canadians convicted of crimes abroad because the RCMP doesn't have access to Foreign Affairs information on convicts released from prisons in other countries.

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

Auditor questions whether soldiers get all of their entitled moving benefits

OTTAWA - The RCMP gets a passing grade from the auditor general for the way it handles its multimillion-dollar relocation program, but National Defence is once again facing tough questions about how it moves members around the country.

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

Auditor cites problems in Syria projects, military water purification

Story ImageOTTAWA - Funding delays of more than a year plagued two major Canada humanitarian assistance projects in Syria, while the military's water purification system didn't measure up during last year's typhoon in the Philippines.

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

St. Louis County police chief: A dozen Ferguson businesses burn, community fabric torn apart

FERGUSON, Mo. - St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says at least a dozen businesses are burning after protests in Ferguson turned violent.

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

Alaska's construction of B.C. ferry terminal falls under Buy America policy

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - The new Prince Rupert ferry terminal on British Columbia's West Coast can only be built with U.S. iron and steel products under the Buy America provisions.

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

Father praises outlet for publishing name of girl at centre of child porn case

Story ImageHALIFAX - Police have launched an investigation into a possible breach of a publication ban after a major news outlet in Halifax published the name of a teenage girl at the centre of a high-profile child pornography case.

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

Cleveland demonstrators block freeway, march in protest over boy's fatal shooting by police

Story ImageCLEVELAND - Several hundred people marched down an exit ramp and temporarily blocked rush-hour traffic on a busy freeway on Tuesday while protesting a police officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who had brandished a pellet gun.

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

5 survivors of air crash in N.W.T. say thanks to rescuers, first responders

FORT SIMPSON, N.W.T. - Five people who survived a plane crash in the Northwest Territories have made their first public statements.

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

Pressure on Tories to apologize after Sun retracts story on Liberal candidate

OTTAWA - Conservative MPs are refusing to apologize for pillorying a Liberal candidate, even though the news story on which their criticism was based has been retracted.

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

Local fire chief grilled at coroner's inquest into tragedy at seniors' home

Story ImageRIVIERE-DU-LOUP, Que. - The fire chief in the Quebec town of L'Isle-Verte has defended his decisions and his team's work in fighting a blaze at a seniors' home last January that killed 32 people.

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

Defence rests its case at Luka Rocco Magnotta's first-degree murder trial

Story ImageMONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta's defence rested at his first-degree murder trial on Tuesday without hearing from the accused, who says he should be found not criminally responsible in the slaying of Jun Lin.

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