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Michigan police release video of arrest, handcuffing of 11-year-old girl at gunpoint

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A Michigan police department has opened an internal investigation after officers held an 11-year-old girl at gunpoint, handcuffed her and put her in the back of a cruiser.The incident happened Wednesday as the girl was leaving her Grand Rapids home to go to a store, WOOD-TV …

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28 people come forward to police in west-end Toronto condo rental fraud investigation

Less than two weeks after Global News first reported on an alleged Toronto condo rental scam, police say 28 people have come forward to say they were defrauded.Toronto police said Tuesday that investigators are looking for two suspects after several prospective renters responded to a Kijiji ad advertising a condo …

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No charges for woman arrested in Hamilton Good Samaritan shooting case

Hamilton police say a 55-year-old Hagersville woman who was arrested last week in connection with the shooting death of Yosif Al-Hasnawi has been released without charges.Based on evidence, police say they’re now satisfied the woman did not commit the offence of accessory after the fact of murder.The woman was released without …

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Egyptian singer jailed over video inciting debauchery

CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian court jailed a little-known singer for two years on Tuesday for inciting debauchery, judicial sources said, after she appeared in a music video in her underwear and suggestively eating a banana. Shyma’s song, titled “I have issues”, sparked controversy on social media in the conservative …

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U.N. envoy urges Security Council to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A top U.N. official recounted to the Security Council on Tuesday “heartbreaking and horrific accounts of sexual atrocities” by Myanmar soldiers against Rohingya Muslim women, urging the body to visit the region and demand an end to attacks on civilians. A woman calms a baby as …

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Slepyshev draws in as Edmonton Oilers wrap-up road trip in Columbus

Anton Slepyshev draws back into the Edmonton Oilers lineup on Tuesday night when they wrap up a three game road trip against the Columbus Blue Jackets.Slepyshev has been in and out of the Oilers lineup so far this season due to injuries and inconsistent play, but in Columbus he will …

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Prestigious recognition for Vernon athlete

It is recognition bestowed on the best of the best and now a Vernon athlete will be among those honoured.Paralympic champion Josh Dueck will be inducted into the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame in spring 2018.Dueck won three medals in sit-ski competitions in two Paralympic Winter Games.He’s also won medals …

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RCMP believe man impersonated police and pulled over teen in Red Deer

Red Deer RCMP are asking the public to help identify someone they believe pretended to be a police officer and pulled over a vehicle on Dec. 4.Shortly before 12:30 a.m., police were called about a 16-year-old boy who had just been stopped by someone impersonating a police officer. He was …

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Regina Police request assistance after robbery

The Regina Police Service is requesting assistance after a bank robbery on the 3400 block of 5 Avenue.The suspect walked up to a kiosk in the bank and handed a teller a note instructing her to hand cash over. She did, and then the suspect headed west on 5 Avenue.The …

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Calgary police lay charges after senior ‘struck from behind’ in parking lot

A month after a senior was attacked in a southeast Calgary parking lot, police have laid charges in connection with the crime.Calgary police said the 67-year-old man was in the parking lot of a shopping centre in the 3300 block of 17 Avenue S.E. at around 2:30 p.m., when he …