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Manitoba man wrongly charged by RCMP in child abuse case speaks out

A Manitoba man wants an apology from police after the RCMP wrongly named and charged him in connection with an alleged teenage sexual exploitation case in Portage la Prairie. Scott Joseph Taylor, 34, was one of seven people named in an RCMP news release following an investigation that found teenagers were lured into sex acts with men in exchange for …

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‘Shocking’ bodycam video of Illinois police shooting black woman in her home sparks outrage

WARNING: This video shows the moments leading up to a fatal police shooting of a woman in her home. The video also contains graphic language. Illinois State Police released video Monday of a sheriff’s deputy fatally shooting a woman in her home this month, detailing a shooting that some have compared to high-profile cases of excessive force by police against …

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‘No consequences’: Intelligence memos warn of runaway political violence online – National

The flood of online threats against government officials has led some Canadians to believe they can threaten, encourage and applaud political violence with impunity, newly released government documents warn. According to Canadian intelligence officials, threatening rhetoric is increasingly seen as a legitimate way to express frustration, grievances and disagreements, leading to an increase in often violent threats against elected and …

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AT&T data breach affected nearly all customers after information was downloaded on a third-party platform

Nearly all of AT&T’s customer data has been downloaded to a third-party platform, leading to a security breach, the company said Friday, as cyberattacks continue to spread across the globe against businesses, schools and healthcare systems. The breach, which largely occurred over a five-month period in 2022, affected AT&T mobile customers, customers of mobile virtual network operators who use AT&T’s …

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Hamilton students head to Iceland to map caves with a drone in hopes their invention will be used in space

A team of students from McMaster University in Hamilton will soon head to Iceland, where they will set up camp near a series of underground lava tubes that they plan to map with a drone. The drone uses hardware and software designed by the students, who hope that their technology can be used in space exploration in the future, to …

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A new law aims to tackle environmental racism in Canada

For years, researchers, activists and community leaders have shown how Indigenous, Black and other racial groups are disproportionately affected by polluting industries. Now, a new law will require the federal government to do a better job of identifying this injustice and trying to correct it. Bill C-226, sponsored by Green Leader Elizabeth May, became law on Thursday evening, almost four …

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