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Plight of ‘pipeline children’ caught up in Russia’s adoption ban explored in TIFF doc

Sarah McCarthy didn't set out to make a film that would influence international adoption, but now she is hoping that her new documentary, currently showing at the Toronto International Film Festival, can do just that.<p>Called <i>The Dark Matter of Love</i>, it is hardly what you would call a political film. …

Bloc kicks out MP who spoke against Quebec religious-symbols ban

A sovereigntist Bloc Québécois Member of Parliament who spoke out against the Quebec government plan to ban some personal signs of religious faith from public workplaces has been kicked out of her party caucus.<p>Maria Mourani, who was one of only five Bloc MPs, was expelled Thursday. On Wednesday, …

PQ presses private sector to follow its lead on secular workplaces

The Parti Québécois is pushing the private sector to adopt its proposed charter of values as a model to create a more secular workplace.<p>The charter, which would regulate religious-based clothing for public employees, has been met with mixed reactions, including concerns in the private sector that …

The Story So Far: Liberals ready for election on values, Cote ready to play ball

Print<p>Hello and welcome to The Story So Far for Thursday, Sept. 12.<p>Click on the grey icon below to hear the rundown on the stories we’re following for …

Missouri man gets 20 years for keeping young woman as sex slave

A Missouri man was sentenced on Wednesday to 20 years in federal prison for his role in the years-long sexual torture of a "mentally deficient" young woman that included electrical shock and mutilation, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Missouri told CNN.<p>A federal judge …

Ethics panel wants more time in probe of Bachmann, two others

<b>Washington (CNN) -</b> The House Ethics Committee announced Wednesday it wants more time to gather information in the investigation of alleged ethics violations by three House members - Minnesota GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann, Illinois GOP Rep. Peter Roskam, and New York Democratic Rep. Tim Bishop.<p>The …

The Israel fear: A careful outreach to balance Syrian threat

As President Barack Obama and his administration make their case for a military strike against Syria, officials from the president on down worry the regime's chemical weapons stockpiles could eventually endanger America's friends.<p>"If fighting spills beyond Syria's borders, these weapons could …

Twitter files for IPO

Twitter filed for an initial public offering of stock on Thursday afternoon, though the details of its business will remain a secret for now.<p>The company sent its filing confidentially to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Many soon-to-be-public companies have been taking advantage of new …

Fire engulfs buildings on New Jersey boardwalk hit by Superstorm Sandy

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called a fire raging through boardwalk buildings Thursday an "unthinkable situation" as firefighters continued to fight the high flames and black smoke in Seaside Park, New Jersey.<p>Christie said 35 engine companies, 15 ladders and 400 firefighters remained on the scene …

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US Geological Survey / via AFP - Getty Images<p>Once the lava stops, rebuilding and futures uncertain in Hawaii<p>Weather<p>advertisement<p>Mike Segar / Reuters …

Syria now full member of chemical arms pact -Syria's U.N. envoy

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Syria became a full member of the global anti-chemical weapons treaty on Thursday, the country's U.N. envoy said, …

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