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RCMP intelligence official faces new charges in secrecy case

OTTAWA -- The federal prosecution service says a senior RCMP official faces three new charges for alleged secrecy breaches.
Cameron Jay Ortis, director general of the RCMP's National Intelligence Co-ordination Centre, was arrested in September for allegedly handing secrets to an unnamed recipient and planning to give additional classified information to an unspecified foreign entity.
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YouTube documentary will show 'vulnerable' side of Justin Bieber, director says

TORONTO -- The creator of a new YouTube documentary series on Justin Bieber says the Canadian pop superstar shows an "incredibly vulnerable" side as he opens up and sets the record straight on rumours surrounding him.
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A junior hockey coach who lashed out at a heckling fan by swinging at him with a hockey stick says he was protecting his players from an aggressive fan, but the coach of the opposing team says there was nothing to be afraid of.
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Frank Sinatra's golden toilets fetch thousands at auction

The opportunity to sit on the same toilet as Frank Sinatra doesn't come around often.
That's why eager fans paid thousands to snag his gold-seated commodes at auction.
Furnishings from his executive suite at the former Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, were auctioned off Sunday by SS Auction, Inc.
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Nighttime attack on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad injures 1

A top U.S. commander said on Monday mortars were used in an attack on the American embassy in Baghdad that injured one person and caused some material damage the previous night, not katyusha rockets as was initially reported by staffers and a statement from the military.
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Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said today that the RCMP and security officials in the United Kingdom are discussing how best to protect Prince Harry and Meghan while they live here in Canada — and who ultimately will foot the bill for their security.
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Nighttime mortar attack on U.S.Embassy in Baghdad injured 1

BAGHDAD -- A top U.S. commander said Monday that mortars were used in an attack on the American embassy in Baghdad that injured one person and caused some material damage the previous night, not katyusha rockets as was initially reported by staffers and a statement from the military.
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Fighting sharply rises in Yemen, endangering peace efforts

SANAA, YEMEN -- A drastic escalation in fighting between the Saudi-led military coalition and Houthi rebels in Yemen has killed and wounded hundreds of people over the past week, officials and tribal leaders said on Monday.
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At least 8 killed after fire, explosions at Alabama marina

At least eight people were killed early Monday in an explosive fire that consumed dozens of vessels docked at a marina along the Tennessee River in northern Alabama.
Scottsboro Fire Chief Gene Necklaus said all eight people who were known to be missing have been confirmed dead, and "that number could go up, because we don't know how many were on boats" that sank.
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California man arrested for killing five of his children as infants

WOODLAND, CALIF. -- A California man has been arrested in the decades-old killings of five of his infant children.
The Yolo County Sheriff's Office says 57-year-old Paul Perez, of Delano, was arrested in the death of his children born between 1992 and 2001.
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At times sobbing, former production assistant Mimi Haleyi told jurors Monday at Harvey Weinstein's rape trial how she tried to fight off the disgraced movie mogul and told him "no, no, no" while he sexually assaulted her.
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Belgium's ex-king forced to recognize illegitimate daughter

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- Belgium's former king Albert II admitted Monday he is the father of an illegitimate daughter born from an affair 51 years ago after a positive result from a DNA test he was forced to take.
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