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Syrian man accused of Maher Arar's torture charged in absentia

The Syrian intelligence officer whom Maher Arar calls “the face” of his torture has been charged in absentia under a never-before-used section of the Criminal Code. 1,027 more words

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RCMP to lay charges in Arar torture case, lawyer says

Jim Bronskill

OTTAWA — The RCMP is laying a torture charge against a former Syrian military intelligence officer for alleged involvement in the brutal treatment of Ottawa telecommunications engineer Maher Arar. 363 more words


County football impressive in Week 1

Crawford County had a good showing during Week 1 of the high school football season.

Its overall mark was 3-3 with one in-county game.

The Week 1 matchups saw the good, the bad and the downright ugly. 689 more words


2015 volleyball overview capsules


•Conference: Ohio Cardinal.

•Coach: Jenise Vaughn.

•2014: 7-16.

•Key returnees: Danielle Hanning (Sr., DS), Bryanna Masters (Jr., S/MH, first-team district, HM OCC), Hannah Donofrio (Jr., RH, MH), Maddie White (So., S/MH, second-team district), Ryleigh Honaker (Jr., OH, second-team district, HM OCC). 2,916 more words


Police chiefs want power to seize guns, drugs moving through the mail

OTTAWA — Canada’s police chiefs want legal authority to seize mail in transit to stem the flow of illicit drugs, fake medicine and weapons through the postal system. 508 more words

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Woman dead, man injured after vehicle rolls near Priddis

A woman is dead and a man is in hospital after a motor vehicle crash southwest of Calgary Saturday night.

Emergency crews responded to the scene on 240 Street W., just north of Highway 22X near Priddis, shortly after 6 p.m. 91 more words

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Football roundup: BFA-Fairfax drops Spaulding in opener

FAIRFAX – Andrew Shepperd and Jacob Gallo each scored two touchdowns as BFA-Fairfax opened up its Division III title defense with a home win over league newbie Spaulding 48-22 in high school football action Saturday. 420 more words