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BMW AG recalling 1 million vehicles in North America

November 3, 2017 10:20 pm
BMW AG recalling 1 million vehicles in North America

BMW AG on said Friday (November 3, 2017) it is recalling about 1 million vehicles in North America for 2 separate issues involving fire risks and said it may expand the recalls to other countries. One recall of 670,000 2006-2011 US 3-series vehicles addresses trouble in the wiring of the […]

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BMW AG recalling 1 million vehicles in North America

10:20 pm
BMW AG recalling 1 million vehicles in North America

BMW AG on said Friday (November 3, 2017) it is recalling about 1 million vehicles in North America for 2 separate issues involving fire risks and said it may expand the recalls to other countries. One recall of 670,000 2006-2011 US 3-series vehicles addresses trouble in the wiring of the […]

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Australia demands answers on US police killing of national

July 19, 2017 4:33 pm
Australia demands answers on US police killing of national

Australia has demanded explanation from the United States on the fatal shooting of an Australian national by a police officer in the American city of Minneapolis over the weekend. The woman, 40-year-old Justine Damond, was killed near her home by a single gunshot wound fired through an open window of […]

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Australian government to boost army powers in response to potential terror attacks

July 17, 2017 10:47 am
Australian government to boost army powers in response to potential terror attacks

The Australian prime minister says Canberra is set to extend the powers of the military to take action in response to potential terrorist attacks in the country. On Monday, Malcolm Turnbull announced a set of proposed changes to Australia’s security laws, which pave the way for an easier army deployment […]

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Five Canadian spies and analysts sue bosses over abusive behavior, racism and Islamophobia

July 15, 2017 9:05 am
Five Canadian spies and analysts sue bosses over abusive behavior, racism and Islamophobia

The file photo shows the headquarters of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service in Ottawa. Five agents and analysts at Canada’s spy service have filed a lawsuit against their managers over allegations of abusive behaviors, racism and Islamophobia. On Thursday, the group of employees filed a $27.7 million lawsuit against the […]

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Australian government mulls contentious cybersecurity law

July 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Australian government mulls contentious cybersecurity law

Facebook has warned that weakening end-to-end encryption services so that police could eavesdrop would leave communications vulnerable to hackers. (File photo by Reuters) The Australian government on Friday proposed a new cybersecurity law to force global technology companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages […]

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Cardinal George Pell returns to Australia to face sexual abuse charges

July 10, 2017 7:49 pm
Cardinal George Pell returns to Australia to face sexual abuse charges

Australian Cardinal George Pell looks on as he makes a statement at the Holy See Press Office, Vatican City on June 29, 2017 after being charged with historical sex offences in a case that has rocked the church. (Photo by AFP) Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell arrived back in […]

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Canadian appeals court upholds $1.7 billion ruling against Iran

July 4, 2017 1:00 pm
Canadian appeals court upholds $1.7 billion ruling against Iran

The Appeal Court for Ontario, Canada (file photo) A Canadian appeals court has accused Iran of supporting terrorism, upholding a ruling that requires the Islamic Republic to pay around $1.7 billion in damages to “American victims of terrorism.” Ontario’s Court of Appeal rejected Iran’s request to reconsider the ruling on […]

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Canada holds celebrations amid natives’ protests

July 2, 2017 4:30 pm
Canada holds celebrations amid natives’ protests

An indigenous rights activist holds a sign reading “Canada 150 is a Celebration of Indigenous Genocide,” after “Unsettle Canada Day 150 Picnic,” as the country marks its 150th anniversary with “Canada 150” celebrations, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 1, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The Canadian government has held huge celebrations […]

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Vatican’s most senior figure in Australia Cardinal George Pell charged with historical sexual offenses

June 29, 2017 10:30 pm
Vatican’s most senior figure in Australia Cardinal George Pell charged with historical sexual offenses

Vatican Finance Chief Cardinal George Pell speaks to the media via video-link to Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Sydney, at the Quirinale hotel in Rome, Italy, March 3, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Australian police have charged Cardinal George Pell, the third-ranking official in the […]

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Helpless Canadian woman stabbed and raped, then sent to jail with her rapist

June 7, 2017 2:42 am
Helpless Canadian woman stabbed and raped, then sent to jail with her rapist

The woman was stabbed in the hand as she tried to fend off a knife to her chest. Photo / Supplied WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT It’s a story that almost beggars belief. Attacked and sexually assaulted by a notorious rapist, a 29-year-old Canadian woman identified as Angela Cardinal* was thrown in […]

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Colorado fire puts more than 1000 homes on alert

March 20, 2017 7:00 am
Colorado fire puts more than 1000 homes on alert

Crews battle fire in the Sunshine canyon area of Boulder, Colorado. Photo / AP A bushfire burning just outside Boulder, Colorado, has led hundreds of residents to evacuate and has put more than 800 homes on notice that they might have to leave soon as authorities battled the fire amid […]

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Is race important? Jury queried in Louisiana murder trial

March 14, 2017 9:30 am
Is race important? Jury queried in Louisiana murder trial

The head of the Louisiana State Police called it the most disturbing thing he’s seen: a 6-year-old autistic boy’s lifeless body, strapped into the front seat of a car riddled with bullets fired by two law enforcement officers. Video from a police officer’s body camera captured the burst of gunfire […]

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Climate experts says half of Arctic sea ice decline due to natural causes : Qinghua Ding from the University of California

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Climate experts says half of Arctic sea ice decline due to natural causes : Qinghua Ding from the University of California

A new study says 30 to 50 per cent of the overall decline in September Arctic sea ice since 1979 can be accounted for by natural variability. Photo / Alan Gibson A new study has found that as much as half of the decline in Arctic sea ice over the […]

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Exit-town: Immigrants fleeing USA under cover of darkness

March 13, 2017 1:20 pm
Exit-town: Immigrants fleeing USA under cover of darkness

Frightened immigrants are creeping into Canada through a quiet border town in northeast New York to escape Donald Trump. The families are fleeing through the town of Champlain which shares a border with Quebec. They make their crossing on Roxham Road which leads them directly towards the village of Hemmingford […]

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