Nova Scotia judge impressed with live-tweeting from inside courts

HALIFAX -- A top judge in Nova Scotia says he is surprised at the positive impact live-tweeting inside the courtroom has had after the province's judiciary recently relaxed the rules on the use of Twitter in the courts. Read more...

Cats burned by scalding hot oil

A number of stray cats have been found with serious burns in the St-Jerome area, believed to have been caused by hot oil. Read more...

UN Security Council calls for 'immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire' in Gaza

The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight Monday morning. Read more...

Lightning strikes 14 in Los Angeles; 2 critically injured

LOS ANGELES - Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically. Read more...

Beach volleyball tournament to support sex ed

Close to 30 local bars and restaurants were out to help raise money for sexual education for youths on Sunday. Read more...

Police looking for fifth suspect in Chambly shooting

Police are searching for a fifth suspect in connection with a shooting in Chambly Sunday morning. Read more...

Growing US concerns about rising civilian death toll in Gaza war

President Barack Obama is telling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the United States is growing more concerned about the rising number of civilian deaths in the Gaza war that is entering its third week. Read more...

Prime Minister Harper's wife shrugs off bee sting, is used to bees

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's wife probably would have preferred a taste of honey but ended up on the business end of a bee sting. Read more...

Que. feminist icon disappears from public history under Harper gov't

The Harper government has spent millions to commemorate the War of 1812 and other episodes from Canadian history, but has also erased at least one inspiring piece of the past. Read more...

16-year old girl to try again to swim across Lake Erie

A 16-year-old girl who ended a swim across Lake Erie earlier than planned said she intends to finish the swim later this summer. Read more...

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