OTTAWA — Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould fended off suggestions she was stirring up a debate on abortion Wednesday, as she introduced legislation to eliminate so-called "zombie laws" from the Criminal Code.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Crown in Newfoundland has filed a notice to appeal the acquittal of a police officer accused of sexually assaulting an intoxicated young woman, saying the trial judge made errors in law regarding consent.
A district attorney has asked the state to investigate two assistant prosecutors after an Associated Press story that quoted former congregants of a North Carolina church as saying the men derailed criminal probes into allegations of abuse by sect leaders.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The comparisons to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau keep pouring in, but up-and-coming Dutch politician Jesse Klaver cites weathered U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders as more of an inspiration.
CONWAY, Ark. — An Arkansas college student who moonlights as a magician showed off his juggling skills after he was pulled over for a broken brake light, and the act was captured on an officer's body camera and police cruiser video.