RCMP in Alberta allege dad left baby in cold car while he went to bar

CALMAR, Alta. -- A father in Alberta has been charged after police allege he left a baby in a cold vehicle while he went to a nearby bar.
RCMP say they received a complaint about a possible impaired driver in Calmar, southwest of Edmonton, on Friday.
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13 Japanese cult members face execution for 1995 Tokyo subway gas attack

TOKYO -- Thirteen Japanese cult members may be sent to the gallows any day now for a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subway system and other crimes. But when is uncertain. Such is the secrecy that surrounds Japan's death penalty system.
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Scandal-hit Weinstein Co. files for bankruptcy protection

NEW YORK -- The Weinstein Co. filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday with a buyout offer in hand from a private equity firm, the latest twist in its efforts to survive the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down co-founder Harvey Weinstein, shook Hollywood and triggered a movement that spread out to convulse other industries.
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Three federal NDP MPs are asking Canada's privacy watchdog to investigate Facebook amid concerns the social media giant is not properly securing the private data of Canadians.
On Monday NDP MPs Charlie Angus, Matthew Dubé and Brian Masse wrote to Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien in the wake of media reports alleging massive privacy breaches at Facebook.
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Here's how to protect your privacy on Facebook

As Facebook takes heat after it was disclosed that a U.K.-based company improperly obtained data from 50 million users, now’s a great time to look over your Facebook account’s privacy settings.
But first, some background.
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Canada's arms deal with Saudi Arabia includes 'heavy assault' vehicles

Canada's multi-billion dollar arms sale to Saudi Arabia includes a substantial number of "heavy assault" armoured vehicles and a maintenance deal that would see the Ontario-based manufacturer embed teams at multiple locations throughout the kingdom.
CBC News has obtained documents that — for the first time — lay out the major elements of the original agreement signed in early 2014 and approved by the previous Conservative government.
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Ontario mom told to stop breastfeeding at gymnastics class

A Cambridge, Ont., mother says she was told to stop breastfeeding her daughter at a gym Sunday because her "breast milk could stain the mats."
Monica Makey was at Dynamo Gymnastics with her daughter Vayda, who is nearly two years old, for the pair's first "parent and tot" gymnastics class.
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Long-lost brothers find each other, and their huge Yukon family

Chuck Dunlop was having some health issues, and he wanted to find his family's medical history.
He actually found quite a bit more — a full-blooded brother he never knew about, and his biological father's big extended family in Yukon, ready to welcome him into the fold.
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After a Canadian icebreaker was diverted from a research mission in the Arctic to assist with never-before-seen levels of ice off the coast of Newfoundland, a climate-change researcher is sounding the alarm about the potential for increasingly treacherous conditions in the North Atlantic.
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Body of missing Australian woman found in Whistler, B.C. park

Police in Whistler, B.C., say they have found the body of an Australian woman missing since November.
In a news release, Whistler RCMP says Allison Raspa's body was recovered from Alpha Lake Park, just off the Sea-to-Sky Highway.
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Alberta suspends caribou protection plan, asks for assistance from Ottawa

EDMONTON -- Alberta is suspending portions of its draft plan to protect threatened woodland caribou, saying more research needs to be done and that Ottawa needs to help out.
Environment Minister Shannon Phillips told the house Monday that the province is acting on concerns about the economic impacts of the protection plan.
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In hindsight, it's strange that for years, anyone installing a Facebook app could not only give that app's developer access to their personal information, but the personal information of all their friends. Where your friends lived, worked, and went to school — not to mention their interests and the pages they had liked — were all fair game.
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