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    Military rocked by allegations of sexual … The Canadian Press

    OTTAWA - The country's top military commander has ordered an internal review of programs and policies to combat sexual violence following a published report that says … More »Military rocked by allegations of sexual …

    NDP calls for suspension of military sales to Russia

    OTTAWA - The country's top military commander has ordered an internal review of programs and policies to combat sexual violence following a published report that says assaults in the Canadian Forces have reached epidemic levels. Gen. Tom Lawson, Canada's chief of defence staff, describes the allegations in the latest edition …

  • Wizipan Little Elk of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, left, and farmer Art Tanderup, hold a banner in the reflecting pool on the National Mall in Washington, Thursday, April 24, 2014, during a rally to protest the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The Washington Monument is in the background. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
    The debate in the U.S. over Keystone … The Canadian Press

    WASHINGTON - A visual snapshot of the rowdy American debate over the Keystone XL pipeline played out Thursday on one of the world's most famous stages. One or two project … More »The debate in the U.S. over Keystone …

    Wizipan Little Elk of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, left, and farmer Art Tanderup, hold a banner in the reflecting pool on the National Mall in Washington, Thursday, April 24, 2014, during a rally to protest the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The Washington Monument is in the background. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    WASHINGTON - A visual snapshot of the rowdy American debate over the Keystone XL pipeline played out Thursday on one of the world's most famous stages. One or two project supporters heckled them. It all happened between the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and the famous reflecting pool on Washington's National Mall. In …

  • Wallin fraud allegations
    Suspended Senator Pamela Wallin guest … Canada Politics

    Unfortunately, we've heard a lot about Patrick Brazeau over the past few months. The other suspended senators, however, have been out of the public spotlight. On Thursday, … More »Suspended Senator Pamela Wallin guest …

    Wallin fraud allegations

    Unfortunately, we've heard a lot about Patrick Brazeau over the past few months. The other suspended senators, however, have been out of the public spotlight. On Thursday, Pamela Wallin — who was suspended and now under RCMP investigation for alleged … Continue reading →

  • Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky stands outside a CBC car en route to Donetsk after being freed on Thursday in Ukraine.
    U.S. journalist released from detainment … CBC

    Simon Ostrovsky, the U.S. journalist who was being held by pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine, was freed Thursday. More »U.S. journalist released from detainment …

    Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky stands outside a CBC car en route to Donetsk after being freed on Thursday in Ukraine.

    Simon Ostrovsky, the U.S. journalist who was being held by pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine, was freed Thursday.

  • Canada's PM Harper takes part in a news conference following the news of former Finance Minister Flaherty's death on Parliament Hill in Ottawa
    Underage drinking incident at PM's home … Canada Politics

    If the Yahoo Canada News' comment board — along with the Twittersphere — is any indication, there's a lot of outrage that RCMP won't be investigating the incident that … More »Underage drinking incident at PM's home …

    Canada's PM Harper takes part in a news conference following the news of former Finance Minister Flaherty's death on Parliament Hill in Ottawa

    If the Yahoo Canada News' comment board — along with the Twittersphere — is any indication, there's a lot of outrage that RCMP won't be investigating the incident that took place at 24 Sussex over the long-weekend. As explained by … Continue reading →

  • Judge rejects banning witness ID after … The Canadian Press

    B.C. Supreme Court Justice Catherine Wedge dismissed a second application Thursday for a publication ban on the identity of Michael Le, founder of the Red Scorpions gang, … More »Judge rejects banning witness ID after …

    B.C. Supreme Court Justice Catherine Wedge dismissed a second application Thursday for a publication ban on the identity of Michael Le, founder of the Red Scorpions gang, who is now a key witness in the trial of two men accused in the drug-related murders of six people near Vancouver. Jamie Bacon will stand trial sepa …

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