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Troops kill 7 civilians as protest turns bloody in Kashmir

By Canadian Press
December 15, 2018 - 6:56pm

SRINAGAR, India — Indian forces who were exchanging fire with insurgents in disputed Kashmir on Saturday fatally shot at least seven civilians when large crowds descended on the site of the gunbattle in support of the militants, police and residents said.

Residents accused troops of directly spraying gunfire into.....

Pan Am Games boxing champion Arthur (The Chechen Wolf) Biyarslanov wins pro debut

By Canadian Press
December 15, 2018 - 6:54pm

TORONTO — Pan Am Games boxing champion Arthur (The Chechen Wolf) Biyarslanov won his pro debut in short order Saturday night, stopping Mexican welterweight Ernesto Cardona Sanchez in the first round.

The Montreal-based Biyarslanov found his range early and eventually knocked the Mexican down in the corner with a.....

Canadian firm says it has found largest diamond ever unearthed in North America

By Canadian Press
December 15, 2018 - 6:50pm

YELLOWKNIFE — A Canadian mining firm says it has unearthed the largest diamond ever found in North America.

Dominion Diamond Mines says the 552-carat yellow diamond was found at its Diavik mine in the Northwest Territories in October.

It says the stone "far surpasses" the previous record-holder, known.....

Winnipeg restaurant chain releases another manager following harassment probe

By Canadian Press
December 15, 2018 - 6:50pm

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg restaurant chain that's faced recent allegations of harassment has dismissed another high-level employee.

Stella's Cafe and Bakery has announced that regional manager Brad Burrows has been released from the chain, after it said earlier this month that vice-president of operations Grant Anderson had been let.....

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