Seized British-flagged tanker in Gulf had turned off its tracker, ignored warnings: IRNA

DUBAI (Reuters) – The British-flagged tanker seized by Iran’s elite forces on Friday had turned off its tracker and ignored warnings from the Revolutionary Guards, Iran’s state news agency IRNA quoted a military source as saying. “The tanker had turned off its tracker and ignored several warnings by the Guards before being captured,” an unnamed military source told IRNA. The […]

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Canada-wide warrant issued for federal parolee who robbed Hamilton convenience store: police

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a federal parolee who’s unaccounted for after he allegedly robbed a convenience store at gunpoint in West Hamilton, say police. Investigators say the Royal Variety convenience store on Whitney Ave was robbed shortly before 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, and have identified a 27-year-old man as the prime suspect. Officers have since not been […]

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Ebola ‘reality check’ urged after deadly epidemic declared an ‘international emergency’

EBOLA response teams must expand the use of vaccinations in their fight against the epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the head of the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday. In an interview with AFP, MSF’s international president, Joanne Liu, also said DR Congo health officials needed a “reality check” in their response to the worsening outbreak. […]

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Peterborough man accused of assault with baseball bat: Police

A Peterborough man has been arrested on a warrant for charges including assault with a weapon and uttering threats following an incident at a Peterborough residence. Police say on Tuesday around 11 a.m., the accused was at a residence when an argument broke out with a male and female. It’s alleged the man struck a male with a baseball bat […]

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Puerto Rico's governor vows to remain in power amid protests

Thousands of people in Puerto Rico marched for another day in San Juan, demanding the governor resign. Ricardo Rossello faces accusations of corruption, sexism, and homophobia after messages between him and his aides were leaked. People are angry at the governor’s text messages in which he joked about those who died during and after Hurricane Maria. The governor remains holed […]

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