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Two French policemen go on trial accused of raping Canadian tourist

Two French policemen go on trial accused of raping Canadian tourist

PARIS — Two French policemen went on trial Monday on charges of gang-raping a Canadian tourist at Paris police headquarters nearly five years ago.
More fire-fighting tugs en route to container ship burning off Nova Scotia

More fire-fighting tugs en route to container ship burning off Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — More help is on the way for a Halifax-bound container ship that has been burning off Canada's East Coast since Jan. 3. A spokesman for the U.S.
In the news today, Jan. 14

In the news today, Jan. 14

Five stories in the news for Monday, Jan.
China: Detained Canadian does not have diplomatic immunity

China: Detained Canadian does not have diplomatic immunity

BEIJING — A former Canadian diplomat detained in China last month does not enjoy diplomatic immunity, a Chinese spokeswoman said Monday, rejecting a complaint from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that the man's rights were being denied.
People injured in deadly Ottawa bus crash are improving, hospital says

People injured in deadly Ottawa bus crash are improving, hospital says

OTTAWA — Those critically injured when a double-decker city bus crashed into a transit shelter in Ottawa on Friday have started getting better, a local hospital said Sunday.
Justin Trudeau to make 'Corner Gas Animated' cameo, Brent Butt tweets

Justin Trudeau to make 'Corner Gas Animated' cameo, Brent Butt tweets

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau will follow in the footsteps of two previous prime ministers by appearing in an episode of "Corner Gas.
Political Ottawa abuzz with speculation about Monday cabinet shuffle

Political Ottawa abuzz with speculation about Monday cabinet shuffle

OTTAWA — Political Ottawa is abuzz with speculation about how Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will reshape his cabinet Monday morning after the unexpected resignation of longtime Liberal Scott Brison from his post as Treasury Board president.
Canada helping young Saudi refugee won't hurt Raif Badawi's case, wife says

Canada helping young Saudi refugee won't hurt Raif Badawi's case, wife says

The Canadian wife of imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi said she isn't worried Ottawa's decision to take in teen refugee Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun will hurt her husband's case, despite speculation that the incident could further strain Canada-Saudi re
Study shows black bears need a variety of salmon species to be healthy

Study shows black bears need a variety of salmon species to be healthy

VANCOUVER — Black bears need access to different species of salmon rather than huge numbers of a single variety in order to be healthy, a new study by Canadian researchers indicates.
Experts call for Transportation Safety Board to investigate Ottawa bus crash

Experts call for Transportation Safety Board to investigate Ottawa bus crash

Experts are calling on the federal transportation safety board to investigate a deadly bus crash in Ottawa to prevent similar incidents from occurring again.