Gas pipeline ruptures, explodes sparking evacuations north of Prince George

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - About 100 members of a First Nation community in northern British Columbia were evacuated from their homes Tuesday evening after a gas pipeline ruptured, sparking a massive blaze. (Financial Post)

One teen dead, second arrested after construction site incident

OTTAWA - A 17-year-old boy succumbed to his injuries in what police describe as a collision at a Barrhaven construction site Monday night. (Ottawa Citizen)

Cops tight-lipped on downtown murder of man, 67

TORONTO - Cops are being tight-lipped on the downtown murder of a former teacher. Clark Sissons, 67, whose body was discovered in an alley near Queen and Saulter Sts. Friday morning went down as the city’s 84th murder of the year. (Toronto Sun)

Life on the dirtiest block in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - The heroin needles, the pile of excrement between parked cars, the yellow soup oozing out of a large plastic bag by the curb and the stained, faux Persian carpet dumped on the corner. (WRAL)

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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    VANCOUVER - Five out of seven ‘irreplaceable’ guitars stolen from B.C. rock band 54-40 have been located by New Westminster police. (Vancouver Sun)
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    20 dead after limousine blows stop sign, crashes

    SCHOHARIE, N.Y. - A limousine carrying four sisters, other relatives and friends to a birthday celebration blew through a stop sign and slammed into a parked SUV outside a store in upstate New York, killing all 18 people in the limo and two pedestrians, officials and victims’ relatives said Sunday. (Canoe.com)  

    Discovery of man’s body in Toronto alley deemed a homicide

    TORONTO - The discovery of a man’s body in an alley near Queen and Saulter Sts. on Friday is now the city’s 84th homicide of the year. (Toronto Sun)  

    Kavanaugh sworn in to US highest court

    WASHINGTON - Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in Saturday night as the 114th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, after a wrenching debate over sexual misconduct and judicial temperament that shattered the Senate, captivated the nation and ushered in an acrimonious new level of polarization — now encroaching on the court that the 53-year-old judge may well swing rightward for decades to come. (AP)
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  • Man charged with kidnapping, intimidation in Amber Alert

    EDMONTON - Detectives have charged a man with armed kidnapping in an incident involving a male teen a short time before Friday’s Amber Alert was issued for a 14-year-old girl. (Global News)
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