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Israel begins telling African migrants to leave

Israel began warning thousands of African migrants Sunday that they must leave by the end of March, officials said, under a plan that could see them …

'One-ring' phone scam spreading across Canada

The Canadian Anti Fraud Centre says the 'one-ring' phone scam has started to target people right across Canada.

Police name targeted victim after shooting in Langley, B.C.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is investigating after a 23-year-old man died in a shooting in Langley, B.C., Friday night.<p>IHIT says the …

New report details misuse of antipsychotics in nursing homes

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. nursing homes have significantly reduced the use of powerful antipsychotic drugs among their elderly residents, responding to pressure from many directions. Yet advocacy groups insist that overmedication remains a major problem, and want the pressure to intensify.<p>According to …

Human Rights

A Marine veteran tried to confront a tailgating driver and was shot in the head, officials say

A city colleague was lost to us today, we mourn with the Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department on the death of Fire Captain Kyle Brayer.Posted by City of Tempe Government on Sunday, February 4, 2018<p>An off-duty Arizona fire captain was shot and killed in an alleged road-rage incident Sunday by a man …

Crime

Israeli security forces kill Palestinian suspect in rabbi murder

Israel security forces say they have killed a Palestinian man who helped kill Rabbi Raziel Shevah in January. More than 19 Palestinians have been …

Police: Man put dismembered wife in suitcase, set it ablaze

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators believe a homeless man killed his wife in an abandoned restaurant, chopped up her body, stuffed it into a suitcase …

Russian hackers hunt hi-tech secrets, exploiting US weakness

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found.<p>What ultimately may have been stolen is uncertain, but the hackers …

National Security

Judge dismisses RCMP peace bond against B.C. man accused of wanting to join ISIS to behead Canadians

A British Columbia man accused of threatening to join the so-called Islamic State and behead Canadians has fended off the RCMP’s attempts to subject …

This student is fighting the government in court for the right to vote ‘none of the above’ in federal elections | The Star

On Election Day 2015, when Canadians flocked to the polls in numbers not seen in more than two decades, David Rodriguez stayed home because he …

Shook: Trudeau government should re-think how it pays prisoners

The federal government should reconsider a decision, made in 2013, that imposed a 30 per cent pay cut on prisoners’ wages, for the work they do that …

Canada

Canada talks to U.S. about illegal migration, unsure about surge

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A senior Canadian official held talks in Washington on Monday about immigrants illegally entering from the United States and indicated Ottawa was not sure it would see a surge in border crossings this year.<p>More than 20,000 asylum seekers made the trip last year, some losing …

Palestinians appeal to ICC to halt alleged Israeli crimes

The Palestinian Authority on Saturday called on the International Criminal Court in The Hague to execute its authority to prevent crimes it said were …

Israel issues deportation notices to African asylum seekers

Israel has begun notifying African asylum seekers that they have two months to leave for an unnamed third country. Outrage over the plan has long …

Denmark poised to ban Islamic full-face veils

The Danish government is poised to become the next European country to introduce a ban on Islamic full-face coverings in public places.<p>The government …