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Teen to be sentenced as adult for sex attacks on Winnipeg women

A teen who took part in two high-profile sex attacks in Winnipeg faces the prospect of a life sentence after a judge ruled Monday he should be punished as an adult.<p>The offender, who was 17 at the time of the random attacks on a teen and a woman in November 2014, can't be identified until the court …

U.N. rights chief says Aleppo bombardment most likely a war crime | Reuters - Firstpost

GENEVA Syria's government forces and their allies have almost certainly violated international law and probably committed war crimes by the latest …

NATO mission in Latvia unwise diversion from terror fight: Russian envoy

Russia's ambassador to Canada says the upcoming NATO deployment in Latvia – that Canadian soldiers will lead to deter Moscow's aggression in eastern Europe – will be bad for regional security and an unwise diversion of resources from fighting the biggest menace: terrorism.<p>Alexander Darchiev's …

Feds discriminating against women through Indian Act, Ontario court hears

A woman denied Indian status despite being able to trace her indigenous heritage for at least five generations is the victim of gender discrimination, Ontario's top court heard Tuesday.<p>Changes to the law in 1985 designed to address such discrimination only created new problems for women such as …

Canada

Trump's United States may be a threat to United Nations

Co-authored by <b>Mogens Lykketoft</b>, President of the UN's 70th General Assembly,<p><i>This is the first excerpt from our book on our experiences at the UN and in New York during the UN General Assembly's 70th session, 2015-16, translated from the Danish</i><p>The election of Trump is a threat to the United Nations' …

Dylann Roof convicted of gunning down 9 black parishioners in racist attack

Jury to decide in January whether South Carolina man will get death penalty or life in prison<p>Dylann Roof was convicted today in the chilling attack …

I've Got 99 Problems With International Law, And Russia As A Permanent Member Of UN Security Council Is One

<i>By Emily Young, University of Michigan</i><p>If change in international legal bodies is something we've asked for this week, the United Nations has responded promptly as Russia's standing invitation to the Human Rights Council, a table of forty-seven, has been rescinded. It's the first time a permanent …

Russia

Stopping police violence starts long before the courtroom

More than two months after Officer Brentley Vinson fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott, Andrew Murray, the district attorney for Mecklenburg County, …

Donald Trump

Woman charged in death of Canadian law professor in Florida

A woman arrested in the death of a Canadian legal scholar in Florida has been charged with first-degree murder for her alleged role in what …

Parents, students speak out against Nova Scotia school closures

'Our classrooms are unsafe now because of the government, not because of the teachers doing work-to-rule'<p>In the dispute between Nova Scotia educators …

After 35 years and 4 murder trials, man found guilty of murdering Hamilton nursing assistant

'I can’t even describe how I feel now,' says nephew Karl Werendowicz<p>After 35 years and a precedent-setting four first-degree murder trials, Robert …

Canada prepares for surge of Mexican immigrants after visa lift and Trump win

Mexican visitors will no longer need visas and Trump vowed to expel millions of immigrants, sparking concerns of an increase in travelers and asylum seekers<p>Officials in Canada are readying for a potential surge in Mexican migrants, as a promise to scrap a visa requirement comes into effect amid …

Skiers v the religious rights of Canada’s indigenous peoples

THE Ktunaxa First Nation, an indigenous group in south-eastern British Columbia, believes that the grizzly-bear spirit resides in a sacred part of …

Montreal requests Quebec court overturn suspension on pit bull ban

MONTREAL—Quebec’s highest court announced Friday it will deliberate and render a written decision shortly on the City of Montreal’s request to …