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at 15:51 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Top judge said naming courthouse for Danny Williams was inappropriate

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A top Newfoundland and Labrador judge raised concerns before a new courthouse was named after former premier Danny Williams, saying the move was inappropriate.

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at 16:13 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Richard Henry Bain denied bail in Quebec's 2012 election shooting

MONTREAL - A judge denied bail Friday to the man charged in Quebec's 2012 election shooting, telling him political violence is unacceptable in a democracy such as Canada.

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at 15:03 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Palestinians tell Canada to back Geneva Conventions meeting on Israel

OTTAWA - The top Palestinian diplomat in Canada says the Harper government should not have boycotted a United Nations conference this week that harshly criticized Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.

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at 15:33 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Saskatchewan senator apologizes for 'white man' comment directed at MP

LA RONGE, Sask. - Senator Lillian Dyck is apologizing for suggesting an aboriginal Conservative MP from northern Saskatchewan was behaving like a "white man" during a debate in the Senate earlier this month.

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at 15:28 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Dead babies found in Winnipeg storage locker were stillborn: defence lawyer

WINNIPEG - A lawyer representing a woman accused of hiding the remains of six infants in a U-Haul storage locker says he believes the babies were stillborn.

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at 15:19 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Edmonton authorities issue Amber Alert for 3 boys abducted from home

EDMONTON - Authorities in Edmonton have issued an Amber Alert for three children.

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at 14:45 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Canada buys additional massive military cargo jet as C-17 production wraps up

OTTAWA - Defence Minister Rob Nicholson has formally announced that the air force will get a fifth C-17 Globemaster heavy-lift transport plane.

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at 12:34 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Wynne hopes Harper doesn't have a 'vendetta' against Ontario

TORONTO - Ontario's premier hopes Prime Minister Stephen Harper doesn't have a "vendetta" against the people of the province, saying the well-being of Canadians should dictate their working relationship, not his "feelings."

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at 14:11 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Rare white kermode bear will get new Kamloops, B.C., home this spring

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A rare, white kermode bear will have a new home in Kamloops, B.C., waiting when he wakes up from hibernation this spring.

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at 13:36 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Protesters demand male dentistry students be expelled over sexist Facebook posts

HALIFAX - Hundreds of people marched in silence to the office of Dalhousie University's president to demand the expulsion of dentistry students accused of posting misogynistic messages online.

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at 12:59 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Crowdfunding site set up for laid off Wildrose caucus staff after floor crossing

EDMONTON - A crowdfunding website is raising money for some Alberta Wildrose caucus staff who have lost their jobs since their leader and eight others crossed over to the Progressive Conservatives.

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at 12:19 on December 19, 2014, EST.

B.C. poultry infected with avian flu virus never before seen in North America

VANCOUVER - Scientists say an avian flu virus that has resulted in the destruction of nearly 250,000 birds in British Columbia is affecting poultry in North America for the first time.

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