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Michigan governor signs measures to scale-back initiatives

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:13
LANSING, Mich. - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed Republican-backed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise the minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers. The term-limited Republican governor&#821

Questions raised over retailers who shame shoplifters with photos

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:08
A Newfoundland sex store’s social-media shaming of an alleged shoplifter has raised ethical questions over retailers who display security footage to catch thieves. Provincial privacy commissioner Donovan Molloy has reportedly encourag

Rash of bomb threats a learning opportunity for response capacity, Goodale

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:39
TORONTO - The federal public safety minister says a rash of co-ordinated bomb threats across several countries including Canada presents an opportunity to learn about law enforcement’s capacity to respond to what often prove to be groundless

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

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:37
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 First Nations, the federal and provincial gove

Jacobs steals pair in extra end for win over Edin at the National

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:28
CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. - Brad Jacobs stole two points in an extra end for a 7-5 victory over Sweden’s Niklas Edin at the National on Friday. Edin (3-1) had hammer but his in-turn draw to the four-foot ring was short, giv

Truck veers off road in Nepal, killing at least 16 people

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:05
KATHMANDU, Nepal - A truck veered off a mountain road in Nepal on Friday, killing at least 16 people and injuring many others. Villagers were returning from a funeral and travelling in an open truck when it went off the roadway, police said