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August 2, 2018 12:53 PM New Delhi robbers escape with a valuable commodity in India: 500 pounds of hair

NEW DELHI—Posing as customers, the three men entered a little New Delhi workshop early one morning. Then one pulled out a gun, and the trio demanded the most valuable thing there: Hair. They fled a half-hour later with 200 kilograms (500 pounds) of wigs and raw hair worth more than $20,000 (U.S.), police said Thursday. “People think wigs are cheap but they cost a fortune 9

August 1, 2018 6:40 PM Auger-Aliassime, Pospisil and Polansky added to Rogers Cup field as wild cards

Rising star Felix Auger-Aliassime is among five Canadians who earned a wild-card berth into the 2018 Rogers Cup. Tennis Canada announced on Wednesday the final five wild-card recipients for the tennis tournaments in Toronto and Montreal. Joining Montreal’s Auger-Aliassime in Toronto for the men’s tournament are 2013 Rogers Cup semifinalist Vasek Pospisil 12

August 1, 2018 12:06 AM Two Manitoba women charged with inciting hatred against Indigenous people on Facebook

FLIN FLON, MAN.—Two women have been charged with inciting hatred after someone proposed having a “shoot a Indian day” on social media in northern Manitoba. RCMP say the women, along with another who has not yet been arrested, posted hateful messages on Facebook after vehicles were vandalized in Flin Flon. Earlier this week, a Facebook account under the name Destine 12

July 30, 2018 1:58 PM Missing Flight MH370 was possibly ‘manipulated’ off course by a third party, report says

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, missing since 2014, was probably deliberately steered off course and flown to the southern Indian Ocean, according to the Malaysian government’s safety report into the disaster. MH370 vanished on March 8, 2014, en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur with 239 people on board. Investigators have never been able to explain why the jet abandoned 18

July 23, 2018 12:17 AM Four First Nations sign agreement-in-principle with B.C., federal governments

CANIM LAKE, BRITISH COLUMBIA—A group of four First Nations in British Columbia’s Cariboo region have signed an agreement-in-principle with the provincial and federal governments, moving a step closer to establishing a formal treaty. The agreement-in-principle outlines the elements of a treaty for the four communities, including land and resource ownership 7

July 5, 2018 5:03 PM App traps: how cheap smartphones help themselves to user data

Upstream Systems, a London-based mobile commerce and security firm that uncovered the GMobi app’s activity and shared it exclusively with the Journal, says it bought four new devices that, once activated, began sending data to GMobi via its firmware-updating app. This included 15-digit International Mobile Equipment Identification, or IMEI, numbers 62

July 1, 2018 12:48 PM Indian police investigate after 11 bodies found in New Delhi home

NEW DELHI—Police in India’s capital said they found 11 bodies in a home in mysterious circumstances on Sunday, 10 of them blindfolded and hanging from the roof. The victims belonged to a family and most had lived in one home in Burari village in the northern part of New Delhi, said police officer Vineet Kumar. Police are investigating whether the victims 13

June 20, 2018 11:13 PM Justin Trudeau’s February trip to India cost $1.5M, documents show

Conservative MP Alex Nuttall, however, says the trip cost a lot with nothing to show for it but an “international embarrassment.” “At this point, the evidence is that it was a complete and utter failure,” Nuttall said. Trudeau’s Indian excursion was supposed to improve ties between Canada and India, a country of more than 1.3 billion people with one of the fastest-growing 15

June 19, 2018 1:27 PM Indian authorities break up police test-cheating gang

Those arrested included so-called “solvers” — people paid to take a test for someone else — and agents who represent them. Police also seized small listening devices, designed to be worn inside the ear, so that answers could be dictated to test-takers. In some cases, police said cheaters would take photos of the tests and message them to people waiting 10

June 17, 2018 8:00 AM How we can prevent outer space from becoming the Wild West

Experts say that some sort form of regulation is needed, and soon In January, an Indian rocket arced across the sky over the island of Sriharikota as it soared into space. On board were several satellites, including an Indian mapping satellite, one from Canada and one from an asteroid mining company. But if you're not allowed to launch from the U.S., why not launch 13