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Commuter who walked past actress at Waterloo station cleared of 'bizarre' sex assault claim
Mark Pearson may not even have made physical contact with woman in her 60s on busy concourse but CPS approved sex assault charge
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Kayla had a new job and life — until a cop exposed her sex worker past | Toronto Star
A B.Cstudy found that stigma is the most challenging barrier for sex workers who are leaving the industry to find new jobs.
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CommentMisc CDN | 11:44 AM on Monday
The students leaked an email asking them not to report on an alleged on-campus voyeurism case.
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CommentMilitary | 11:35 AM on Monday
Canada will cease air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria by Feb. 22, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday.
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CommentPolitical | 10:36 AM on Monday
But there is a catch. Within 12 years of ratifying the agreement, most federal subsidies to the three reserves would expire
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CommentMisc World | 7:30 AM on Monday
A group of 12 men who sexually exploited a vulnerable teenage girl in West Yorkshire receive jail sentences of up to 20 years.
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CommentPolitical | 5:15 AM on Monday
In my continuing series on politicians — or as I like to think of them, tapeworms that talk — I suspect after the PM’s Alberta visit, some of you might need a Politician-to-English translation.
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CommentMisc World | 12:31 AM on Monday
Iran wants to recover tens of billions of dollars it is owed by India and other buyers of its oil in euros and is billing new crude sales in euros, too, looking to reduce its dependence on the U.S. dollar following last month's sanctions relief.
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CommentUncle Sam | 1:28 PM on Sunday
There have been no higher stakes on a Republican debate stage in the 2016 campaign for president than there were Saturday night. Here are four major takeaways from Saturday night's GOP debate.
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CommentMisc World | 1:28 PM on Sunday
For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of 'fascinating vapour' through the clear blue sky. For South Korea's president, and other world leaders, it was a banned test of dangerous ballistic missile
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CommentTech | 1:27 PM on Sunday
The unearthing of 13-year-old emails in an attempt to discredit a woman accusing Jian Ghomeshi of sexual assault underscores the growing importance of 'digital debris' in criminal and civil trials, experts say.
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CommentFunny | 1:26 PM on Sunday
An intern who gained Internet fame for an ill-timed nap is making the most of the sudden attention.
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CommentSports | 1:25 PM on Sunday
The Panthers use a 4-3 formation, blitz on only about a quarter of opponents' passing downs but do so effectively and thrive on takeaways. Meanwhile, the Broncos use a 3-4 formation, blitz on about 40 percent of passing downs, had a league-best 52 sacks,
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CommentMisc World | 12:36 PM on Sunday
Somali intelligence officials released a video showing two airport workers handling a laptop believed to have a bomb that later exploded in a passenger plane.
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CommentMisc World | 12:32 PM on Sunday
Tunisia says it has completed the first part of a 200km (125-mile) barrier along its border with Libya, which is designed to deter terrorism.
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CommentMilitary | 12:31 PM on Sunday
While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to withdraw Canada’s CF-18 fighter jets from the U.S.-led bombing mission against ISIS by the end of March, a majority of Canadians disagree with the move, according to a new poll released Saturday by the Angus
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CommentBusiness | 11:09 AM on Sunday
Newly uncovered internal memos reveal the Obama administration knowingly exaggerated charges of racial discrimination in probes of Ally Bank and other defendants in the $900 billion car-lending business as part of a “racial justice” campaign that’s lookin
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:31 PM on Saturday
The Manitoba Office of the Fire Commissioner hired a registered sex offender last summer whose dutie... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.
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CommentSports | 7:31 PM on Saturday
Once, Kira Forster was a girl growing up in Victoria. She was a dancer who often struggled with poor self-esteem. Now, she's one of the biggest wrestlers in all of Mexican pro wrestling.
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CommentMisc CDN | 7:30 PM on Saturday
Mitchell Barnett was walking past the Thunderbirds playing field on Thursday afternoon when he saw a juvenile bald eagle swoop down to the field.
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CommentEnvironmental | 7:21 PM on Saturday
A bighorn sheep herd in B.C.’s interior is in trouble after coming into contact with domestic sheep and the contagious disease they carry.
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CommentMisc CDN | 7:14 PM on Saturday
A stray dog has been given a second shot at life and an appropriate new name after it was found in rural Saskatchewan with an arrow pierced straight through its body.
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CommentStrange | 7:12 PM on Saturday
A young Italian stage actor involved in a hanging scene gone wrong has been declared clinically dead, according to Italian media. Despite Schumacher being masked, an unnamed audience member noticed tremors and other movements that indicated the actor was
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CommentMisc World | 7:10 PM on Saturday
Rescuers in Taiwan continued searching for more than 100 people missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck before dawn, collapsing a high-rise residential building and killing at least 18 people.
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CommentMisc World | 7:09 PM on Saturday
Five Czech skiers were killed in a huge avalanche that swept away their group of 17 in the Austrian skiing region of Tyrol on Saturday, police say.
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CommentMisc World | 7:07 PM on Saturday
North Korea defies international warnings and launches a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland.
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CommentMisc CDN | 7:04 PM on Saturday
The Meenwach'heewouwan Maskinnou (Healing Path) Walkers left Moose Factory, Ontario, yesterday on a journey by snowshoe that will take them to Chisasibi, Quebec, over the course of a month.
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CommentMisc World | 7:01 PM on Saturday
When a bride-to-be from Toronto found herself stranded on a New York City street amid the chaos of a fatal crane collapse, a trailblazing chaplain from the local fire department came to her rescue.
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CommentLifestyle | 6:54 PM on Saturday
David Suzuki will never forget the day, 30 years ago, he interviewed Haida activist and artist Guujaaw about his fight against logging operations on Haida Gwaii.
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CommentFunny | 12:20 PM on Saturday
An Ulster University student has been humiliated online after a girl he sneaked out on after a one-night stand posted a message on his Facebook shaming his behaviour.
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CommentFunny | 11:23 AM on Saturday
P.E.I. residents will spend Saturday digging out from Friday's snowstorm that dumped a reported 51 cm of snow on parts of the Island. Highways across P.E.I. are snow covered or partly snow covered. Traffic is running smoothly on the Confederation Bridge.
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CommentFunny | 11:21 AM on Saturday
A storm that brought rain, freezing rain and snow to Nova Scotia Friday and overnight has caused cancellations and delays at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport and has left hundreds of Nova Scotia Power customers without power.