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Canada's Trudeau visits aboriginal town after deadly shooting

Jan 30, 2016

Canada's Trudeau visits aboriginal town after deadly shooting

Residents of the remote Canadian town of La Loche, having softened frozen cemetery ground with bonfires, prepared to bury their loved ones as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived on Friday at the site of Canada’s worst mass shooting in a decade. Trudeau’s visit comes ...

Jan 29, 2016

U.S. Navy commander pleads guilty in massive bribery case

A U.S. Navy commander accused of diverting ships to Asian ports for a Malaysian contractor offering prostitution services and other gifts pleaded guilty to bribery charges Thursday, marking the eighth conviction in the massive scandal. Michael Misiewicz is one of the highest ranking naval ...

'Affluenza' teen flown back to Texas, placed in juvenile detention

Jan 29, 2016

'Affluenza' teen flown back to Texas, placed in juvenile detention

The American teenager derided for a defense of “affluenza” in the killing four people while driving drunk arrived back in Texas on Thursday after being deported from Mexico and was placed in juvenile detention. After his flight landed, Ethan Couch, 18, was seen with ...

Ferguson, Missouri, releases details of proposed police reforms

Jan 28, 2016

Ferguson, Missouri, releases details of proposed police reforms

The city of Ferguson, Missouri, released details on Wednesday of a tentative deal with the U.S. Justice Department to reform its police department and resolve a federal probe following the 2014 fatal shooting of a black teenager that ignited national protests. Under the terms ...

Instead of own biopic, Mexican authorities film epic 'Chapo' hunt video

Jan 28, 2016

Instead of own biopic, Mexican authorities film epic 'Chapo' hunt video

Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wanted to make a biopic about himself. Instead, authorities produced their own video about his Hollywood-like recapture. The attorney general’s office released on Wednesday a 19-minute documentary-like video, with somber background music, 3-D animation and a man’s ...