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Christine Allen, who poisoned 4 children, gets 6-year sentence
Christine Allen, the Kitchener, Ont., woman accused of poisoning eight children and an adult, has been sentenced to six years in prison, including time already served, after pleading guilty to four counts of administering a noxious substance with intent t
NYPD Muslim surveillance program shut down
Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applaud the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism threats.
Calgary stabbings: 4 male youths, 1 female dead
A suspect is in custody after five young people — four males and one female in their teens to 20s — died following early-morning stabbings in northwest Calgary. Neighbours say the young people had been celebrating the last day of university classes.
Earth worms, fishing rods among Lise Thibault's expenses
Police testimony reveals shocking expense claims at the trial of former Quebec lieutenant-governor Lise Thibault, who is charged with fraud and breach of trust in relation with more than $700,000 in alleged improper expenses.
Sheila Fraser: changes would 'infringe' on Elections Canada
Senators doing a pre-study on proposed changes to how Canadians vote got an earful from former auditor general Sheila Fraser this afternoon. Fraser is following up that appearance with testimony before MPs tonight. Preston Manning will also appear.
Hockey parents get 3-year ban for dressing-room brawl
A Winnipeg mother and father have been been banned from watching their eight-year-old son play hockey for three years after they got into a fist fight with the opposing team's coaches during a kids tournament in Fargo, N.D., earlier this year.
Accidental voicemail catches RCMP mocking assault complainant
A Nova Scotia woman has lodged a complaint with the federal RCMP watchdog after listening to an inadvertent voicemail message in which several "Neanderthal" officers could be heard cursing and making light of a domestic assault she had reported.
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