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Slain soldiers Cirillo and Vincent voted Newsmaker of the Year

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - Two Canadians killed in cold blood on home soil for simply wearing a soldier's uniform have been selected the country's Newsmaker of the Year for 2014. Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, whose senseless murders in October shook the country, were the top choice of editors and news directors surveyed by The Canadian Press.

Coalition in 2015? Maybe, Mulcair says

globalnews.ca — OTTAWA - The "C word" many tire of or avoid altogether during election campaigns doesn't scare the federal NDP leader. "Don't forget, we're the ones who made it a priority in 2008 to put the coalition idea on the table," Tom Mulcair said in an interview on The West Block with Tom Clark.

What to cook this week: Holiday recipes you can make ahead of time

globalnews.ca — "What to cook this week" is a weekly series featuring recipes that use local, seasonal produce. However, with the holidays upon us, this week we decided to focus on holiday meals that you can prepare ahead of time. Look for new ideas and recipes every Thursday.

Some of Canada’s veterans want to take up their fight in Parliament Hill

2 NYC officers critically hurt after being shot in car, suspect believed dead

globalnews.ca — NEW YORK - An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, striking them both before running into a nearby subway station and apparently committing suicide, police said. The shooting took place in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighbourhood.
Dec 20, 2014

2nd NYC officer dies after gunman ambushes police in cruiser; suspect kills self globalnews.ca/news/1738045/2… #NYPDShooting

Dec 20, 2014

Watch update. 2nd NYC officer dies after gunman ambushes police in cruiser; suspect kills self globalnews.ca/news/1738045/2…

Dec 20, 2014

RT @globalnews: 2 NYC officers critically hurt after being shot in car, suspect believed dead ow.ly/Ge73M

‘I was mad as a wasp,’ says 101-year-old war vet home invasion victim

globalnews.ca — OTTAWA - The 101-year-old war veteran who was tied up and robbed in his own home says he wasn't afraid, he was just extremely angry. "I was mad as a wasp when it happened," says D-Day veteran Ernest Côté. He is very pleased that police have made an arrest and laid charges in connection with the home invasion.

Amber alert issued for 3 boys allegedly abducted from north Edmonton

globalnews.ca — EDMONTON - Edmonton Police have issued an Amber Alert for three boys. One is two years old with curly blond hair, and is about 3 foot 6 inches tall. The second boy is eight years old and has short, dark messy hair, and is 4 foot 2 inches tall.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @GlobalEdmonton: #Yeg police have cancelled Amber Alert for 3 boys. Male in custody. Boys are safe & unharmed. More details to come... h…

Dec 19, 2014

RT "#AmberAlert continues. Police are looking for 3 young boys: glbn.ca/Gci4Q #yeg " The latest at 5, 6 & 11.

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Day 5 of Magnotta deliberations

Dec 20, 2014

VIDEO: Another day of waiting for a verdict at the Luka #Magnotta trial. We're up to 5 days now. globalnews.ca/video/1738200/…

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Electrical fire on Canada Line train causes delays

globalnews.ca — An electrical fire on a Canada Line train near Aberdeen Station caused smoke and sparks this afternoon, but no one was injured. It happened just before 3 p.m. today. Smoke and sparks were visible from the street and nearby apartments.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @GlobalBC: WATCH: There was an electrical fire on a Canada Line train in Richmond today. glbn.ca/Gefi0 pic.twitter.com/gNzKFp7Hj4

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Young child abandoned at Surrey bus stop; police looking for parents

globalnews.ca — Surrey RCMP are trying to locate the family of a toddler who was left alone at a bus stop this morning. Staff Sgt. Joe Johal confirmed that a young child, approximately 2-3 years old, is in custody of the Ministry of Children and Families after he was found ata stop at 152nd Street and 64th Avenue around 11 a.m.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @globalnews: Young child abandoned at Surrey bus stop; police looking for parents: glbn.ca/GecqF pic.twitter.com/Lcs6YxH3QX

Hospice Greater Moncton victim of robbery: door smashed, money stolen

globalnews.ca — MONCTON - Staff at Hospice Greater Moncton's shoppe boutique is hoping to recoup the loss from a brazen break and enter overnight Friday. Executive Director Joanne Adair says someone smashed in the front door of their store sometime between 8:00 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

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WATCH: The dumbest criminals of 2014 caught on tape

globalnews.ca — WATCH ABOVE: One bank robber in China found his plan foiled when he was unable to heft his stolen bag of money. TORONTO - When it comes to devious criminal schemes, let's just say these folks aren't exactly Lex Luthor. And luckily for us, their exploits were caught on tape for all the world to see.

Man arrested in Lower Sackville after weapons complaint

globalnews.ca — Lower Sackville, N.S. - A 40-year-old man is in police custody Saturday afternoon after RCMP responded to a weapons complaint in Lower Sackville, outside Halifax. At 11:00 a.m., a woman called police to say she had gone to a residence on Sackville Cross Road and had a gun pointed at her.

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Fire destroys commercial garage in Seabright, N.S.

globalnews.ca — SEABRIGHT, N.S. - Firefighters from several stations battled a blaze at an auto shop in Seabright on Saturday morning. The fire, which broke at around 11 a.m., completely destroyed the commercial garage on Peggys Cove Road. Fire crews were dousing hot spots into the afternoon and a section of Peggys Cove Road was closed to traffic.