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July 22, 2018 12:58 AM First she was accused of being a ‘sex spy’ for Russia. Now she faces a new battle to stay in Canada

Elena Crenna and her Canadian husband were thrilled when a federal tribunal ruled she was not a “sex spy” for Russia and should be cleared for permanent residency in Canada. “We were relieved that sanity finally prevailed. We were jubilant,” Crenna said of the immigration tribunal’s decision in May. “We even went on a trip to visit my son in the States 7

July 20, 2018 2:47 AM No decision on B.C. school stabbing suspect’s mental fitness for trial

Klein suffers from severe paranoia and many of the voices he hears are those he believes belong to members of the CIA who are surveilling him, his lawyer Martin Peters said. One of the voices is named Lucy and has commanded him to kill or commit acts of violence before, leading to Klein’s threat to rape a fellow patient in the hospital, Peters said. Peters 7

July 12, 2018 5:18 PM Canada Post ‘hellbent’ on labour dispute as talks continue, union president says

OTTAWA—The president of Canada Post’s biggest workers’ union says the Crown corporation is spoiling for a labour fight as more than 50,000 employees prepare for a summertime strike-vote amidst ongoing talks. Mike Palecek, president of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, accused Canada Post management of stubbornness at the bargaining table, where talks 12

July 12, 2018 9:38 AM Stormy Daniels arrested at Ohio strip club, lawyer says

Porn actress Stormy Daniels was arrested at an Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday. While Daniels was performing at Sirens, a strip club in Columbus, some patrons touched her in a “non-sexual” way, her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, told The Associated Press. An Ohio law known 9

July 5, 2018 2:38 PM Puerto Rico to sue U.S. federal control board over budget differences

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO—Puerto Rico’s governor announced Thursday that his administration will sue a federal control board to resolve a disagreement over two competing budgets that aim to pull the U.S. territory out of an 11-year recession. Gov. Ricardo Rossello said he is seeking an injunction to stop the board from imposing an $8.76-billion budget that contains 74

June 20, 2018 7:17 PM Kevin Spacey film Billionaire Boys Club set for release

Producers aim to give cast, crew 'the chance to see their final product reach audiences' Kevin Spacey was erased from All the Money in the World and booted from House of Cards, but a movie starring the disgraced actor is going forward with a summer release. Vertical Entertainment announced that it will release Billionaire Boys Club on video-on-demand 28

June 20, 2018 5:18 PM Police seek man accused of contacting woman more than 200 times, sharing intimate photo without consent

Giuseppe Ferraro, 38, of Toronto, is wanted by police for harassment, physical threats, and sharing an intimate photo without consent. He has been described as five-foot-10, 170 pounds, with short dark hair. A change to the Criminal Code of Canada in March 2015 made publishing “intimate images” of a person, no matter the age, a criminal offence. The move followed 9

June 19, 2018 6:37 PM National sports organizations have to report allegations of abuse immediately or lose federal funding

The changes come as the sporting world reels from numerous cases of sexual abuse and harassment of athletes, including more than a dozen members of Canada’s national ski team who were abused by coach Bertrand Charest in the 1990s. Charest was convicted a year ago of 37 offences of sexual assault and exploitation — and athletes have since said Alpine 9

June 15, 2018 8:42 PM Man arrested on 36 charges following rental listing scam

When would-be renters responded to the listings, the accused met with the victims, who signed leases and provided a cash deposit for the listing. The accused did not own the properties, police allege. Police arrested Goran Drozdek, 34, on Wednesday after responding to a rental ad posted online. He has been charged with nine counts of fraud under $5,000, 18 counts 13

June 15, 2018 2:12 PM Ronaldo accepts 2-year prison sentence, fine in tax evasion case: report

Real Madrid star unlikely to serve time in jail because it's a 1st offence Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has reached a deal with the Spanish tax authorities to serve two years in prison and pay a 18.8 million euro ($21.8 million US) fine in a tax evasion case, newspaper El Mundo reported on Friday. Ronaldo is unlikely to serve any time in jail under 25