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Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel denied parole in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. –  Parole was denied Thursday for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel — a follower of cult leader Charles Manson — after officials investigated whether battered women’s syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders nearly five decades ago. Krenwinkel, 69, was previously denied parole 13 times for the 1969 slayings of pregnant actress Sharon ...

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Nunavut loses 5 public housing units to fire in 3 weeks

The Nunavut Housing Corporation has lost five public housing units to fire in the last three weeks, which its president says is “devastating” for a territory in a housing crisis. There’s already a long wait list for public housing in Nunavut, due to a shortage of housing units. The fires in Rankin Inlet, Pangnirtung, and Pond Inlet have all resulted in families being displaced from ...

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Defectors describe misery of N. Korea, work camps – Kim Jong-un will eliminate any potential threats: CIA analyst – North Korea might host 2018 Winter Olympics with South Korea: Seoul – Otto Warmbier's freedom was sought by US senator in secret meeting with North Koreans

The abuse North Korea inflicted on Otto Warmbier, the American student who died this week after returning home to the U.S. following more than a year of imprisonment, is something up to 120,000 North Koreans – and three Americans — regularly experience in the country’s concentration camps, according to defectors and analysts. Jun Heo, who was just a teenager when he was ...

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Montreal man suspected in stabbing of police officer at Michigan airport

Police in Montreal have descended on an apartment in the city’s St-Michel neighbourhood in an investigation connected to the stabbing of a police officer at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich., Radio-Canada is reporting. The operation targeted an apartment on Bélair Street that is connected to the suspect in the attack, who has been identified by U.S. authorities as Amor Ftouhi, ...

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Woman demanding white doctor 'not an isolated incident,' says head of Ontario Medical Association

A woman who demanded that a “white doctor” treat her son at a walk-in clinic in Mississauga, Ont., was not just an isolated case, but part of a bigger problem, according to the president-elect of the Ontario Medical Association. The incident at Rapid Access to Medical Specialists clinic was recorded on video and sent to CBC Toronto by a viewer. In the video, a ...

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Tropical Storm Cindy forms, Gulf Coast braces for rain

Tropical Storm Cindy formed Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico, and is threatening to bring heavy rain across the central Gulf coast. The National Weather Service said the storm is centered about 280 miles south of Morgan City, Louisiana and has top sustained winds of 45 mph. The storm is presently stationary in the Gulf, and has a “well-defined center,” ...

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