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4 U.K. sailors accused of gang rape at N.S. military base - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:02:42 EDT
One of the four accused British sailors is led out of court Friday.

Four members of Britain's Royal Navy have been accused of gang raping a woman at CFB Shearwater in Nova Scotia.

Journalist says he thought $500 payment 'was Mike Duffy's money' - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:00:00 EDT
Mike Duffy arrives for day 5 of his trial

The Crown in the Mike Duffy Senate expenses trial continues to shine light on the fact that the suspended senator paid for some services through companies owned by Gerald Donohue, one of his friends.

Batman v Superman director releases trailer after online leak - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:57:56 EDT

A trailer for director Zack Snyder's highly anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was officially released on Friday, one day after it leaked online.

Plummeting loonie prompts snowbirds to sell their U.S. homes and fly home - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:00:00 EDT
Allan Wood

Canadian snowbirds who live part-time in the U.S. are finding life difficult because of the low currency exchange rate. Some are even cashing in on their homes, making about 20 per cent on the currency conversion and going back to Canada, Kim Brunhuber writes.

Canadiens take 2-0 series lead over Senators - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:13:28 EDT
NHL Senators Canadiens 20150417

Alex Galchenyuk scored in overtime as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday to take a 2-0 series lead in their first-round matchup.

What's prison life really like? Government offers 'sanitized' virtual tour - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:43:49 EDT
Maximum security cell

Correctional Service Canada is being praised for transparency, but at the same time is under fire for producing a virtual tour of federal prisons that gives a "sanitized" view and glosses over overcrowded conditions and a lack of prison programming.

Migrants brave dangerous seas in search of better life - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:23:24 EDT
Migrant boat Italy

This week's drowing of an estimated 400 migrants in a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea is one of the deadliest such tragedies in the last decade. We take a look at some of the attempts made by migrants over the years to reach European or Australian shores.

Gas line blast closes U.S. highway, injures at least 3 - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:40:14 EDT

A large explosion closed both directions of a major highway in central California and injured at least three people, authorities said Friday.

Teens planned 'terrorist act' in Australia, police say - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:19:39 EDT

Australian police arrested five teenagers in the country's second-largest city on Saturday over an alleged plot to target police officers, authorities said.

'It hurts me deeply': Michael Bublé responds to 'hungry shorts' photo backlash - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:03:50 EDT
Michael Bublé Instagram

Canadian crooner Michael Bublé has responded to the controversy over a photo he posted of a young woman's backside on Instagram, in a statement Friday.

Canada-India uranium deal sends wrong message, nuclear experts warn - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:16:26 EDT
Narendra Modi Canada visit

Arms control experts say the decision to allow India to buy uranium from Canada - even though it has not signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty - will encourage other countries to break the rules.

$750M lawsuit alleges Bell sold customers' mobile data, browsing info - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:35:26 EDT

The suit against subsidiaries of Bell alleges that the defendants used the program to track, collect and sell the sensitive account and internet browsing information of their customers to advertisers.

Town of twins: Small-town of Buzim, Bosnia, boasts dozens of twins - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:54:05 EDT
Buzim Bosnia twin town

A small town of 20,000 people wants to claim the title of town of twins. Buzim in Bosnia-Herzegovina seems to spawn more sets of twins than most places.

Highway abuzz with millions of bees after truck tips - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:11:33 EDT
Honeybee Highway Crash

A semitruck carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could.

Exploring the connection between earthquakes and fracking - Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:16:31 EDT

The link between fracking and earthquakes remains a sensitive topic in energy industry circles. But there is a growing body of science on the subject.

N.B. girl who lost limbs to strep throat moving closer to home - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:15:00 -0400
A New Brunswick girl who lost parts of all four limbs after strep throat is now strong enough to leave a Halifax hospital.
Federal government to fund horse therapy for injured veterans - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:19:00 -0400
The Harper government is taking another step towards mending strained relations with veterans by funding equine therapy for those suffering mental scars from the battlefield.
Drones 101: High schoolers piloting UAVs to new heights - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:16:45 -0400
A New Brunswick high school has launched a pilot course in drone flight, in what may be the first class of its kind in Canada.
B.C. university accidentally sends acceptance letters to 400 would-be nurses - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:05:00 -0400
A university in Kamloops, B.C., has apologized after accidentally telling more than 400 people they had been accepted into its undergraduate nursing program when they had not.
Canada's greenhouse gas emissions grow overall, but decline on a per capita basis - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:22:09 -0400
The latest emissions inventory from Environment Canada shows the country's overall greenhouse gas output climbed 1.5 per cent between 2012 and 2013.
Horses shipped to Japan are mistreated at Calgary Airport, groups allege - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:41:51 -0400
Animal welfare activists in Calgary say that live horses being shipped to Japan for human consumption are being treated inhumanely at the Calgary Airport, but the airport insists all rules are being followed.
Train carrying wood, paper products derails in New Brunswick - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:54:00 -0400
Emergency crews were on scene of a CN train derailment near Edmundston, N.B., on Friday afternoon.
Mountie tells court he took bullets to protect fellow officer who was new father - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:08:00 -0400
An RCMP officer was trying to arrest a man in the living room of an Alberta farm house when the Mountie saw the muzzle of a gun pointing out of a doorway.
Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte to be laid to rest - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:32:00 -0400
A funeral will be held in Montreal's Mary Queen of the World Cathedral today for Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte, who died April 8 after a lengthy illness at the age of 78.
Couple wakes up next to stranger in Victoria motel bed - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:54:00 -0400
A night at a downtown Victoria motel turned nightmarish for one couple who woke up to find a strange, drunk man in their bed. Joanie Blair and her girlfriend were staying at the Island Travel Inn about three weeks ago when the incident occurred.

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