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Personnel records out for Minnesota officer who shot woman

MINNEAPOLIS -- The personnel records for a Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman were released Monday, providing some detail about the training courses the officer took but no insight into his performance on the job.
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MERCED, Calif. — An 18-year-old woman has been arrested in California on suspicion of causing a deadly crash that she recorded live on Instagram.
Obdulia Sanchez was booked into the Merced County Jail on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter after Friday’s crash that killed her 14-year-old sister and badly injured another 14-year-old girl.
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Raw sewage could force dozens of families from their homes

Dozens of families who live in a northern Ontario trailer park could be left homeless because of raw sewage bubbling up from the ground.
The local health authority in Algoma District has ordered River Valley Park near Sault Ste.
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Winston Blackmore found guilty of polygamy

CRANBROOK, B.C. — Two former bishops of an isolated religious commune in British Columbia have been found guilty of practising polygamy after a decades-long legal fight launched by the provincial government.
Winston Blackmore,60, was married to Jane Blackmore and then married 24 additional women as part of so-called “celestial” marriages involving residents in the tiny community of Bountiful.
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Mattis blasts Pentagon for complacency and wastefulness

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis scolded the Pentagon bureaucracy for "cavalier" use of taxpayer dollars, citing an episode of wasteful spending on private-label uniforms for the Afghan military that has caught the attention of Congress.
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Iowa firm tied to truck deaths has history of legal problems

SCHALLER, Iowa -- The small, family-owned Iowa trucking company linked to the deadly case of immigrant smuggling in Texas has a history of safety and tax violations and financial problems, public records show.
Pyle Transportation Inc.
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Former bishops guilty of polygamy

CRANBROOK, B.C. — Two former bishops of an isolated religious commune in British Columbia have been found guilty of practising polygamy after a decades-long legal fight launched by the provincial government.
Winston Blackmore,60, was married to Jane Blackmore and then married 24 additional women as part of so-called “celestial” marriages involving residents in the tiny community of Bountiful.
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HIV-positive Regina man gets nine years for sexual assault

REGINA -- An HIV-positive Regina man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for choking a woman until she was unconscious and then sexually assaulting her.
Kenton Desjarlais, who is 26, had earlier pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault.
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Dad of Hawaii boy who vanished in 1997 is sentenced in death

HONOLULU — The father of a 6-year-old Hawaii boy who disappeared two decades ago was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for manslaughter, fulfilling a deal with prosecutors that required him to reveal the location of his son’s body.
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In Google vs. the EU, a $2.7B fine could just be the start

SAN FRANCISCO -- Google's parent company Alphabet can easily afford the $2.7 billion write-down it's taking to cover a big antitrust fine in Europe. But it might find it harder to shrug off the rest of the European regulatory assault that's headed its way.
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Hollywood star Kristen Stewart crashes Winnipeg wedding

Two Winnipeg brides got a bit of a surprise this weekend when Hollywood star Kristen Stewart crashed their wedding.
Kirsten and Kayleigh Jennings tied the knot Saturday in a backyard in River Heights
"It was kind of touch-and-go because on Saturday we had those torrential downpours.
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Mint apologizes for commemorative coin veterans' group calls flawed

DIEPPE, N.B. -- It was officially code-named Operation Jubilee and the allied attack on the German-occupied port of Dieppe was a pivotal moment in the Second World War. But 75 years later, a battle is brewing over just what to call the bloody assault that claimed the lives of nearly a thousand Canadian soldiers.
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