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Security stepped up at National Assembly in wake of Ottawa shootings

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Security was stepped up at the National Assembly Wednesday as party leaders expressed solidarity with the House of Commons politicians locked down after the shooting there. 525 more words

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Woman dies after attack on Vieux Longueuil bike path

Longueuil police detectives continued to comb carefully through an area surrounding a bike path Wednesday morning looking for evidence of how a young woman was fatally beaten just hours before.

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Trial over 2012 torture of Egyptian bakery worker postponed again by Greek court

The trial of a baker, his son and two accomplices accused of torturing an Egyptian worker on the island of Salamina in November 2012 was postponed for the fourth time at a Piraeus court on Tuesday. 402 more words

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Blatchford: Did Magnotta attempt to cement his fame by asking to just be left alone?

MONTREAL — For the first time, the jurors in the Luka Magnotta murder trial have heard the admitted killer’s sibilant voice at length.

An audiotape of Magnotta’s bizarre interview in England with reporter Alex West was played in court Tuesday, with West testifying via video link from the Canadian High Commission in London. 936 more words

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RCMP seized passport, wanted to arrest Couture Rouleau

For months, the RCMP had been investigating Martin Couture Rouleau and his “radical” views.

In meetings with him, his family and outreach officers, the Mounties hoped to “change his way of thinking.” 500 more words

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UPAC carries out search warrants in probe related to Jewish General

Eight search warrants carried out on Tuesday by Quebec’s anti-corruption squad and investigators with Revenue Quebec are related to an investigation involving the Jewish General Hospital, according to a police source. 159 more words

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National security experts raise questions in Rouleau's attack on soldiers

Some national security experts are questioning why the RCMP never detained Quebec radical Martin Rouleau before he decided to ram his vehicle into two Canadian soldiers — killing one of them — in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu Monday morning.

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