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'You are not a leader': RCMP corporal denounces Paulson's Moncton testimony

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 10:07am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:30am

An RCMP corporal who was a friend of three murdered Mounties is publicly condemning the commissioner's testimony last week on the killings as a clear failure of leadership....

In Yemen's secret prisons, UAE tortures and US interrogates

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 10:03am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:30am

MUKALLA, Yemen — Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and...

British schoolboys don skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 10:03am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:30am

LONDON — Boys at a British high school have found a novel way around strict uniform rules banning shorts, as the country swelters through a heatwave.

The schoolboys at...

Four Sears Canada stores in Saskatchewan, including at Regina's Cornwall Centre, will be closed.

Regina's Cornwall Centre among 4 Sask. Sears stores closing

By 980 CJME June 22, 2017 - 9:59am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:02am

Four Sears stores in Saskatchewan, including the one in Regina's Cornwall Centre, are closing their doors.

The company will be closing down 59 stores and cut about 2,900...

Tears for Sears: The rise and decline of a Canadian retail giant

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 9:54am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:15am

TORONTO — For decades, Sears was a quintessential part of the Canadian shopping experience. Its catalogues adorned coffee tables and its Kenmore-branded appliances were staples...

The Latest: 7 UK buildings found with combustible cladding

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 9:52am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:15am

LONDON — The Latest on the London high-rise fire (all times local):

4:40 p.m.

British Prime Minister Theresa May's office says combustible cladding has so far...

Halifax schools to acknowledge aboriginal territory in daily announcements

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 9:52am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:15am

Halifax students will be getting a daily reminder that their schools sit on traditional Mi'kmaq territory starting this fall.

The Halifax Regional School Board ...

Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest found guilty on 37 charges in sex trial

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 9:49am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:15am

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — Former high-performance ski coach Bertrand Charest was found guilty Thursday of 37 of the 57 charges against him in connection with sexual relations with...

Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 9:47am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:15am

WYOMING, Ohio — Hundreds of mourners gathered Thursday to celebrate the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly...

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake recorded off Guatemalan coast

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 9:43am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:15am

GUATEMALA CITY — A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit off Guatemala's Pacific coast on Thursday, shaking much of the country and neighbouring El Salvador. Local officials said there...

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 9:38am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:00am

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income...

Attitudes, legal standards help make police convictions rare

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 9:30am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:00am

PHILADELPHIA — In the three years since fatal police shootings of unarmed black people launched the Black Lives Matter movement, few officers have been charged and none has...

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