Sunday, December 16, 2018

Tony Clement kicked out of caucus after more allegations arise

OTTAWA - Andrew Scheer says he has asked Tony Clement to leave the Conservative caucus after more allegations of sexual impropriety were brought to his attention. (Ottawa Citizen)
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  • MP Tony Clement involved in sexting scandal, says he was set up
  • Bribery, intimidation, voter fraud alleged in Surrey election

    SURREY, BC - A sophisticated criminal scheme aimed at swaying 10 to 15 thousand votes in Surrey's municipal election has been alleged in a report to the RCMP and Elections BC. (CTV)

    Mayor announces ‘zero tolerance for crime’ measures after weekend violence

    WINDSOR - The brazen violence on the weekend — a murder in a public housing complex and a wild Ouellette Avenue street fight in which two people were stabbed — was the last straw for Mayor Drew Dilkens, who announced nine “zero tolerance” measures to address the dramatically escalating crime rate. (Windsor Star)

    China says detained Interpol chief is focus of bribery, corruption investigation

    China said on Monday it was investigating former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for bribery and other violations, days after French authorities said the Chinese official had been reported missing by his wife after travelling to his home country. (Globe & Mail)
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  • A legal win for Doug Ford, Toronto city council cuts will go ahead

    TORONTO - Ontario’s top court has stayed a ruling that upended the provincial government’s plans to cut Toronto city council in the middle of a municipal election. (National Post)

    China’s detention of 2 Canadians ‘unacceptable’: US Secretary of State

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that China should free two Canadian citizens who were detained this week after authorities in Canada arrested a senior Chinese technology executive on a U.S. extradition warrant. (Global News)
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    Two more suspicious packages intercepted

    NEW YORK - A pair of suspicious packages addressed to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker -- the 11th and 12th such parcels sent to top Democratic political figures found in the last week -- were recovered in New York and Florida on Friday, according to an NYPD source and the FBI.
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  • Another two possible bombs found
  • FBI investigation focuses on Florida
  • Growing caravan of migrants pushes deeper into Mexico

    TAPACHULA, Mexico - Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. stretched out on rain-soaked sidewalks, benches and public plazas in the southern Mexico city of Tapachula, worn down by another day's march under a blazing sun. (CTV)

    Pride Toronto’s change of heart on cops is all about the money

    TORONTO - Hidden between the mumbo-jumbo about “conversations, dialogue, safe spaces, social justice, intersection and having time to heal” in Pride’s statement Tuesday is the real reason why Toronto cops have been deemed good enough to march in next year’s parade. (Toronto Sun)

    Manafort, Mueller reach plea deal

    WASHINGTON - Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has tentatively agreed to a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller that will head off his upcoming trial, sources familiar with the negotiations say. (ABC News)

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