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Brother of San Bernardino shooter guilty in immigration case
LOS ANGELES - The brother of one of the shooters in the San Bernardino terror attack pleaded guilty Tuesday in an immigration fraud case stemming from the probe into the killings. Syed Raheel Farook entered the plea in federal court in Riverside to one count of conspiracy to commit immigration
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Feed: World Date: 2017-01-10 20:04:29



The Latest: Victim's brother says death appropriate for Roof
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Latest on the federal sentencing trial of convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The brother of a woman slain by Dylann Roof at Emanuel AME Church says jurors made the right decision in sentencing him to death. Malcolm Graham told
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Feed: World Date: 2017-01-10 20:04:28



Girl gets back special teddy bear lost in airport shooting
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Yards from where workers finished the cleanup from the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting, a girl was reunited Tuesday with the teddy bear she left behind while fleeing. Courtney Gelinas, 10, smiled as Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport spokesman Greg Meyer
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Feed: World Date: 2017-01-10 20:04:27



Roof's victims were united by tragedy - and faith
CHARLESTON, S.C. - They were mothers, fathers, friends and co-workers. They shared varied interests and circumstances, but each of them was a person of faith. The nine slain by Dylann Roof during a Wednesday night Bible study at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church on June 17, 2015, have become
Newspaper: Brandon Sun
Feed: World Date: 2017-01-10 20:04:25



Inauguration planner says event features 1 celebrity: Trump
NEW YORK - President-elect Donald Trump will take the traditional ride from the White House to the Capitol with his predecessor before his inauguration next week, but he will break from some of the day's other customs, trading traditional celebrity appearances for the "soft sensuality" of the
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Feed: World Date: 2017-01-10 20:04:24



The Latest: Storms batter Nevada roads, highways
RENO, Nev. - The latest on the winter weather in northern Nevada and the Lake Tahoe area (all times local PST): 4:40 p.m. Northern Nevada roads and highways continue to take a beating, first from floods in the valleys and now from mudslides and a blizzard in the mountains. U.S. Interstate 80...
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Feed: World Date: 2017-01-10 20:04:23



Los Angeles beats San Francisco for George Lucas museum site
LOS ANGELES - The force, it seems, was with Los Angeles. And San Francisco was left on the dark side. "Star Wars" creator George Lucas and his team were on the side of the City of Angels over the City by the Bay on Tuesday, choosing LA as the home of a museum that will showcase his life's work
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Feed: World Date: 2017-01-10 20:04:23



Man convicted in connection with swimmer's 1989 death faces manslaughter charge
MONTREAL - A man convicted of leaving the scene in the 1989 hit-and-run death of Canadian swimming icon Victor Davis was arraigned Tuesday on a manslaughter charge in a separate case. Glen Crossley, 46, was charged in the death of Albert Arsenault, a 70-year-old father and grandfather who passed
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Feed: National Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:54



Saskatchewan says it is helping community traumatized by school shooting
REGINA - The Saskatchewan government says it has been supporting a remote northern community where local leaders say they feel abandoned since a deadly school shooting almost a year ago. In a 1,200-word email to media Tuesday, the province lists its work with community leaders in La Loche, where
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Feed: National Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:53





Trudeau calls Aga Khan a friend, welcomes ethics commissioner's questions
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's looking forward to answering questions from the federal ethics commissioner about his Christmas vacation to a Caribbean island owned by the Aga Khan. The prime minister and his family spent the holiday at the wealthy religious leader's private
Newspaper: Brandon Sun
Feed: National Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:52



The Tuesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories
Highlights from the news file for Tuesday, Jan. 10 ------ FREELAND UP, DION OUT IN CABINET SHUFFLE: Justin Trudeau made cabinet cornerstone Chrystia Freeland his new foreign affairs minister and promoted a trio of up-and-coming MPs on Tuesday as part of an inner-circle shakeup aimed in part at
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Feed: National Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:51



Assault charge against Toronto Star columnist Rosie DiManno withdrawn: lawyer
BANCROFT, Ont. - The lawyer for Toronto Star columnist Rosie DiManno says an assault charge against her has been withdrawn. William Watson says the charge against his client was dropped after she entered into a peace bond. He says the terms include keeping the peace and "be of good behaviour,"
Newspaper: Brandon Sun
Feed: National Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:50



B.C. finance minister criticizes U.S. protectionism as lumber dispute looms
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's finance minister says he's worried that United States president-elect Donald Trump's protectionist talk will turn into policy when it comes to softwood lumber. Mike de Jong said that while he has no idea what the incoming Trump administration will act upon, its...
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Feed: National Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:48



Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Canada's new top diplomat, Chrystia Freeland
OTTAWA - At a glance, Chrystia Freeland's background in deconstructing the world's super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia's president wouldn't appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada's top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump's White House. But as the former journalist was
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Feed: National Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:48



IRS to delay tax refunds for millions of low-income families
WASHINGTON - The IRS is delaying tax refunds for more than 40 million low-income families this year as the agency steps up efforts to fight identity theft and fraud. The delays will affect families claiming the earned income tax credit and the additional child tax credit. These tax breaks are
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Feed: Lifestyles Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:26



Elective surgeries to resume Thursday at Regina's Pasqua hospital after fan issue
REGINA - The Regina health region says elective surgeries will resume Thursday at Pasqua Hospital after a ventilation failure caused dozens to be cancelled. On Monday afternoon, the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region discovered a fan-belt failure was causing small particles of debris to circulate
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Feed: Lifestyles Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:25



German police called over armed passenger's 'intimate shave'
BERLIN - German media say a train conductor called police after spotting a naked man with a knife in one of the train's restrooms, where officers found something hairy going on. Public broadcaster ZDF reported Tuesday that the 22-year-old man was engaged in an "intimate shave" when police
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Feed: Lifestyles Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:24



Winnipeg health authority doubles doctors working for assisted dying program
WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has doubled the number of doctors working to meet patient demand in Manitoba for medically assisted dying. The authority says 102 patients, or their families, had contacted the program as of Friday. A clinical team that travels across the
Newspaper: Brandon Sun
Feed: Lifestyles Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:23



Florida researchers find 2 new invasive mosquitoes in state
MIAMI - Two more tropical disease-carrying mosquitoes have been found on the U.S. mainland for the first time, caught in traps near Florida's Everglades. The scientists involved say this could raise the risk of mosquito-borne viruses reaching people and birds, but health officials say it's too
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Feed: Lifestyles Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:22



Trump asks skeptic to probe vaccine safety, alarming doctors
WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump is reviving long debunked attempts to link vaccines to autism, meeting with a vocal skeptic to discuss chairing a commission on vaccination safety -- a move that alarmed child health experts. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. met with Trump at Trump Tower in New York
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Feed: Lifestyles Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:22



Drugs, needles seized from unqualified cosmetic surgeon: B.C. regulators
VANCOUVER - Health regulators in British Columbia say at least three people suffered infections after receiving cosmetic procedures, including eye lifts and Botox injections, from a woman who is not licensed as a doctor. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. was tipped off by a member
Newspaper: Brandon Sun
Feed: Lifestyles Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:21



Alexander Hamilton's letters to be auctioned in NYC
NEW YORK - The hottest Broadway show is shining its spotlight on a collection of historic American documents: Alexander Hamilton's letters, being auctioned at Sotheby's. Dozens of his letters will go on the block Jan. 18. Their estimated worth starts at $1.4 million and tops $2 million. But a...
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Feed: Lifestyles Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:20



Bacterial DNA in 13th-century Troy bones provides snapshot of maternal infection
TORONTO - It's not the legendary Troy of Agamemnon and Paris, but the site of the ancient city is still giving up secrets to disease detectives who study the evolution of bacteria and other microbes that continue to cause illness in humans today. An international team of scientists, including
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Feed: Lifestyles Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:20



Comedian Ali Hassan set to talk about Trump, Islam on 'Muslim, Interrupted' tour
TORONTO - Ali Hassan feels "a little lucky" that his cross-Canada tour gets underway just as Donald Trump takes office. The Canadian comedian had the chance to test-drive his solo show "Muslim, Interrupted" during a month-long run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last year. But Hassan said
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Feed: Entertainment Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:12



'La La Land,' 'Moonlight,' 'Deadpool' among PGA nominees
NEW YORK - Oscar favourites "La La Land," ''Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea" were nominated by the Producers Guild of America for its top award on Tuesday. But the snarky, expletive-spewing superhero of "Deadpool" continued his unlikely awards season campaign. The guild's 10 nominees for
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Feed: Entertainment Date: 2017-01-10 19:51:11



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