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Ambrose defends stance on vote for fetus rights

Ambrose defends stance on vote for fetus rights

Rejects calls for her resignation as minister for status of women
Aboriginal female prison population called 'crisis'

Aboriginal female prison population called 'crisis'

The swelling ranks of aboriginal women in the federal prison system amount to "nothing short of a crisis," says a report commissioned by the Public Safety Department.
Murder charge laid in slaying

Murder charge laid in slaying

Niagara regional police have charged a 35-year-old man with murder in the death of Shana Carter of Grimsby, Ont. Carter was reported missing by her sister to Peel regional police on Dec. 11, 2010, and her remains were found on Sept.
Cops busted in cheese-smuggling operation

Cops busted in cheese-smuggling operation

A southern Ontario police force has charged one current and one former officer in a "largescale" scheme to smuggle cheese and other food items into Canada. Niagara Regional Police say cases of cheese and other foods were purchased in the U.S.
Swedish, Danish magazines publish topless Kate photos

Swedish, Danish magazines publish topless Kate photos

A Swedish celebrity gossip magazine published topless photographs of the wife of Prince William, the former Kate Middleton, on Wednesday and a Danish sister journal followed suit on Thursday.
War resister deported, arrested

War resister deported, arrested

An American soldier who sought refuge in Canada after becoming disillusioned with the Iraq war has been arrested after turning herself over to the United States.
Abused girl dies after removal from life support

Abused girl dies after removal from life support

A two-year-old Edmonton girl allegedly abused by her parents has died after the Supreme Court of Canada rejected a request to keep her on life support.
Soldier defends probe into veteran's suicide

Soldier defends probe into veteran's suicide

A soldier tasked with reviewing an investigation into an Afghan vet's suicide defended himself Thursday against allegations of bias. Sgt. Scott Shannon led the final investigation into how the military handled the life and death of Cpl.
Military deployed as police kill two miners in South Africa

Military deployed as police kill two miners in South Africa

South African President Jacob Zuma's office announced Thursday that he has ordered military forces to assist police trying to control labour unrest in the nation's crucial mining sector.
Wife guilty in electric saw attack

Wife guilty in electric saw attack

A Washington state woman accused of trying to decapitate her sleeping husband with an electric saw was convicted Thursday of attempted murder. Jurors needed only about three hours to reach a verdict in the trial of Renee Bishop-McKean of Everett.