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Janes chicken nuggets recalled over possible salmonella contamination

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall of a frozen breaded chicken product over fears of salmonella contamination. The agency says Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling Janes brand Pub Style Chicken Nuggets from the marketplace. The recall affects 800-gram packages with a best before date of Dec. 15. The CFIA says […]

22 March 2019 | 1:29 am

Facebook left millions of passwords readable by employees

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook left hundreds of millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company acknowledged Thursday after a security researcher exposed the lapse. By storing passwords in readable plain text, Facebook violated fundamental computer-security practices. Those call for organizations and websites to save passwords in a scrambled form that makes […]

22 March 2019 | 1:22 am

New Zealand outlaws ‘military-style’ guns after mosque attacks

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — In a day without precedent, people across New Zealand were planning to observe the Muslim call to prayer Friday as the nation reflected on the moment one week ago when 50 people were slaughtered at two mosques. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and thousands of others planned to congregate in leafy Hagley […]

22 March 2019 | 1:14 am

‘MUCH MORE TO THE STORY’: Jane Philpott breathes fresh life into SNC-Lavalin scandal

OTTAWA — Former cabinet minister Jane Philpott fanned the flames of the SNC-Lavalin fire Thursday as Liberals struggled to douse the controversy and focus Canadians’ attention on their pre-election budget. Philpott gave an interview to Maclean’s magazine in which she said there is “much more to the story” of improper pressure allegedly exerted on former […]

22 March 2019 | 1:07 am

Grudgingly, Europe says Brexit delay is still possible

BRUSSELS — Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday grudgingly offered the U.K. more time to ease itself out of the bloc, delaying by several weeks — but not eliminating — the threat of a chaotic British exit. After a meeting that stretched through the afternoon and over […]

22 March 2019 | 1:04 am

Dead serial rapist cleared in 1983 murder, killer executed in 2017 did it

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — For almost 40 years, no one doubted serial rapist Ronald Stewart murdered Regina Harrison in a South Florida park — not police, not prosecutors and not her family. He pleaded guilty in Fort Lauderdale to three rapes, was convicted of other attacks in Mississippi and when accused of Harrison’s 1983 slaying, […]

21 March 2019 | 11:45 pm

Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Hillary Clinton, Robert De Niro, other Trump foes

NEW YORK — A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of U.S. President Donald Trump in a wave of attacks that harmed no one but spread fear of political violence across the U.S. for days leading up to last fall’s midterm elections. Cesar Sayoc, 57, shackled at […]

21 March 2019 | 11:37 pm

Kiernan Shipka reportedly dating Gary Oldman’s son Charlie

Former Mad Men star Kiernan Shipka appears to have found love with Gary Oldman’s son Charlie. The 19-year-old actress, who can currently be seen in Netflix series The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and the 20-year-old were spotted leaving the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood arm in arm on Wednesday night. Is this magic between Kiernan […]

21 March 2019 | 11:33 pm

New Leger polls suggests federal Libs have lost ground to Conservatives

OTTAWA — With a federal election looming this fall, the Liberals and Conservatives are bracing for an ideological battle that pits the merits of balancing the books against spending on consumer confidence — and many Canadians may actually agree with both of them, a new poll suggests. The Leger poll was conducted for The Canadian […]

21 March 2019 | 11:11 pm

Video shows cop beating teen during West Virginia traffic stop

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A police dashcam video released Thursday shows a West Virginia police officer kicking and punching a handcuffed teenage boy on the ground and kneeling on his shoulder during a November traffic stop. Berkeley County Prosecutor Catie Wilkes Delligatti released the eight-minute video to The Associated Press. The teen’s face is redacted in […]

21 March 2019 | 9:58 pm