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'I do not doubt the suffering': Grieving father sentenced to jail over car crash that killed his son

WINDSOR, Ont. — A 51-year-old man has been sentenced to nine months in jail for a car crash in southwestern Ontario that killed his teenaged …

BlackBerry scraps plan to bring BB10 to PlayBook in signal it will kill off tablet

BlackBerry scrapped plans to offer an operating system update for its PlayBook tablet on Friday, signalling that it will eventually clear the sales …

'I don’t need a photo-op': Obama may hold off visit with Mandela as protests mount against his South Africa visit

President Barack Obama says he’s unsure whether he’ll visit the ailing Nelson Mandela and will assess conditions upon arrival later today in South …

Rough road ahead for BlackBerry after dismal quarterly report spooks investors

A cold dose of financial reality has snuffed out the warm afterglow that accompanied the initial phases of BlackBerry Ltd.’s attempted comeback …

Ontario woman charged with child abandonment after toddler left in hot car

MARKHAM, Ont. — An Ontario woman has been charged with child abandonment after a two-year-old girl was pried from a hot car in a Markham parking …

Voyager 1 discovers strange, unexpected region of space at solar system's edge

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'Whitey' Bulger's lawyers use corrupt FBI agent to argue accused murderer wasn't an informant

BOSTON — Lawyers for James “Whitey” Bulger used an admitted corrupt FBI agent Friday to suggest to the jury at Bulger’s racketeering trial that he …

Months after ripping Ontario Liberal government, teachers’ union head says he will run for them in next election

TORONTO — The president of one of Ontario’s largest teachers’ union — who angrily denounced the governing Liberals for imposing contracts on teachers …

Arthur Porter trades medical advice for 'makeshift bed' and 'a little bit of privacy' in 'medieval' Panama prison

Like the other inmates who fight for survival inside Pavilion Six, the crowded, disease-ridden building reserved for foreigners at Panama’s notorious …

12 tricks for taking awesome Instagram photos

Instagram is one of our favourite apps of all time.<p>The popular photo (and now video!) sharing app makes it easy to share pictures and videos with …

Young graduates turning to plastic surgery for an ‘advantage’ in China's tough job market

SHANGHAI — Chinese cosmetic surgeons are enjoying a boom in business as desperate graduates seek to boost their chances in the ultra-competitive job …

At least four people killed, 400 injured as hundreds of thousands gather across Egypt to force president out of office

Hundreds of thousands thronged the streets of Cairo and cities around the country Sunday and marched on the presidential palace, filling a broad …

Obama challenges Africans to fulfill Mandela's vision after visit to jail where former leader spent 18 years in prison

President Barack Obama challenged young Africans to shore up progress on the continent that rests on a “fragile foundation,” summoning them to …

'Shocking' allegations that U.S. spied on European allies could threaten EU trade talks, officials say

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Pakistan teen sisters murdered in ‘honour killing’ over video of them dancing in the rain

ISLAMABAD — Two teenage girls have been shot dead in an apparent honour killing in Pakistan after a video was circulated showing them dancing in the …

Toronto should create safe injection sites for drug users: public health report

TORONTO — Toronto Public Health has released a report suggesting the city should create supervised safe injection sites for drug users.<p>The report …

Barack Obama accused of torture for willingness to force-feed Guantanamo Bay prisoners on hunger strike

In 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama told the world his country was against torture. Waterboarding was unethical and it was no excuse to say it saved …

Milwaukee archbishop begged Vatican to remove priest who repeatedly abused children

MILWAUKEE — The archbishop of Milwaukee wrote a letter in 2003 to the Vatican office overseeing clergy sex abuse cases begging it to remove a priest …

Painter who had head permanently caved in during beating awarded $58M

LOS ANGELES — A 43-year-old house painter so badly brain damaged that he can’t speak has been awarded $58-million by a jury after a beating at a bar …