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at 21:43 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Social media scrutiny of Ghomeshi trial could lead to legal reforms: researcher

HALIFAX — A researcher studying public reaction to the Jian Ghomeshi case says social media scrutiny of the trial could lead to "crowd-sourced reforms" for how the legal system handles sexual assault claims.


at 18:05 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Chemical, biological and nuclear threats focus of NATO exercise in Alberta

SUFFIELD, Alta. — The possibility of a terrorist attack using biological or chemical weapons makes the focus of a 15-day NATO training exercise at Canada's largest training base even more important, says a counterterrorism expert.


at 21:28 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Muslim group demands open investigation into death of Ottawa man after arrest

OTTAWA — An Ottawa community is finding itself conflicted over how to respond to the death of a Somali-Canadian man following a physical confrontation with police.


at 21:13 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Calgary Zoo says its Komodo dragon, Loka, dead at 30 years old; came from Toronto

CALGARY — The Calgary Zoo says its 30-year-old Komodo dragon has died.


at 20:05 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Despite grumbling in the ranks, Sanders' army mostly marches with Clinton

PHILADELPHIA — One man in a Bernie Sanders T-shirt stood outside the arena, telling friends how he'd finally snapped at some of his fellow progressive insurgents who kept heckling throughout the first evening of the Democratic convention.


at 19:06 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Edmonton woman who purchased lotto ticket on a whim picks up $21 million prize

EDMONTON — An Edmonton woman who purchased a lottery ticket on a whim while buying milk has picked up a cheque for almost $21 million.


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