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MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — A 28-year-old Ontario government employee is facing a criminal charge after allegedly selling answers to provincial college of trades exams to applicants who had previously failed.
Halifax police are investigating four of their own staff over allegations that property was mishandled.
ST-JEROME, Que. — Normand Dube is a pilot, an inventor and, as described in a court decision, a “particularly ingenious man.” But a Crown prosecutor argued Wednesday that Dube deserves the maximum sentence for using that intellect in 2014 to create havoc, nearly crippling Hydro-Quebec's power grid in an act of sabotage.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Before he was accused of shooting and killing two black people in a Kentucky grocery store last week, Gregory Bush knocked on the door of a predominantly African-American church.
CALGARY — A judge has found an Alberta man not guilty of making threats against Canada's public safety minister.
OTTAWA — Satellites vital to Canadian military operations are vulnerable to cyberattack or even a direct missile strike — just one example of why the country's defence policy must extend fully into the burgeoning space frontier, an internal Defence Department note warns.
TORONTO — Ontario will cap the province's minimum wage at $14 an hour until 2020 as part of a rollback of labour reforms introduced by the previous Liberal government.
LONDON — Brexit could leave Britain more vulnerable to attacks like the nerve-agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Salisbury, a former head of the U.K.'s overseas intelligence service said Friday.
ISTANBUL — A member of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage during several trips abroad walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul just before writer Jamal Khashoggi vanished there, a surveillance photo leaked Thursday shows, drawing the kingdom's heir-apparent closer to the columnist's alleged slaying.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A former FBI agent in Minnesota who admitted to leaking classified defence documents to a reporter was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison.

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