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Bra removal sets woman free in court


Judge tosses out impaired-driving charge after Chatham police force accused to take brassiere off. Before Chatham police sat Jessica Chater down for a breathalyzer last year, they forced her to remove her bra. Seem odd? Other police departments in the province said the action is virtually “unheard of” without a …

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Toronto council approves controversial Leaside billboard


Council has agreed to amend the sign bylaw to allow a controversial electronic billboard in Leaside. City council has approved a giant electronic billboard in Leaside that was opposed by staff and is the subject of a complaint to the integrity commissioner. Area Councillor Jon Burnside said the 19-10 vote …

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IS group claims Nice attacker as a ‘soldier’

France Truck Attack

NICE, France (AP) – The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed the Tunisian man who barreled his truck into a crowd in the French resort city of Nice was a “soldier” of the group, the first claim of responsibility for an attack that has claimed 84 lives and wounded more …

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Nice attack


Paris: The dreaded terror outfit Islamic State on Saturday claimed responsibility for the deadly attack in the Riviera city of Nice that killed at least 84 people. News agency Amaq, which supports Islamic State said via its Telegram account, “The person who carried out the operation in Nice, France, to …

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Non-bailable warrant issued against Vijay Mallya


Mumbai: In more trouble for the promoter of defunct Kingfisher Airlines, Vijay Mallya, a metropolitan court in suburban Andheri here on Saturday issued a non bailable warrant against him in a case of cheque bouncing filed by the Airports Authority of India (AAI). On May 7, Magistrate A A Laulkar …

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SAD tutoring Akal Takht jathedar: Bhagwant Mann


Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) campaign committee head Bhagwant Mann on Friday slammed Akal Takth jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh for giving “political statements”, claiming it proved he had been “tutored” by Akalis. Mann said the jathedar’s warning to AAP leaders to desist from meddling in Sikh religious issues proved he was …

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