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Some B.C. fish farms to close or move in bid to help wild salmon recover

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:02
VICTORIA - All 17 fish farms in British Columbia’s Broughton Archipelago will either be closed or moved in an effort to create a migration path for wild salmon. The agreement between the federal and provincial governments, First

Drug trafficker back in Canadian prison 23 years after fleeing custody

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 16:18
MONTREAL - A convicted drug trafficker who vanished while on leave from a Canadian prison more than 23 years ago has been returned by American authorities. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a statement tha

Christie off list of White House chief of staff candidates

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 16:05
WASHINGTON - Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took himself out of contention for White House chief of staff on Friday as President Donald Trump’s chaotic search for a new chief inched forward with the feel of an unfolding reality TV sho

Texas mom sentenced in deaths of toddlers inside hot car

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:35
KERRVILLE, Texas - A Texas mother whose two toddlers died after she left them inside a hot vehicle overnight was sentenced to 40 years in prison. Amanda Hawkins, 20, learned her punishment Wednesday for the June 2017 deaths of her two daugh

Questions raised over retailers who shame shoplifters with photos

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:25
A Newfoundland sex store’s social-media shaming of an alleged shoplifter has raised ethical questions around retailers who display security footage in a bid to catch thieves. Provincial privacy commissioner Donovan Molloy has reported