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February 23, 2018 9:37 PM U.S. appeals court restores lawsuit naming RBC that alleges Libor interest rate manipulation

NEW YORK—A U.S. appeals court has ruled in favour of Charles Schwab Corp. and several of its mutual funds, giving new life to their lawsuits alleging 16 financial institutions including Royal Bank of Canada conspired to manipulate the benchmark Libor interest rate. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan disagreed with portions of a lower 9

February 23, 2018 9:00 AM Judge to decide whether La Loche shooter will be sentenced as youth or adult

A provincial court judge will decide today if the teen who pleaded guilty in the 2016 shooting spree in La Loche, Sask., will be sentenced as a youth or an adult. More than two years after the La Loche teen went on a rampage that left four people dead and seven others wounded in the remote community northwest of Saskatoon, two different portraits of him have emerged 6

February 21, 2018 4:24 PM Canadian curling still rock solid despite Homan’s Olympic disaster

Most of the top women's teams in Pyeongchang, including Great Britain, coached by Canadians. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—In making sense of the seismic national sporting catastrophe that was Rachel Homan’s historic early exit from the women’s Olympic curling tournament, you could have come up with any number of culprits. Why, exactly, will Homan go down as the first 21

February 20, 2018 10:19 PM Canadian Judicial Council recommends Quebec judge be removed from office

A committee of the council found in a report that Michel Girouard attempted to mislead and conceal the truth during a review of drug-related allegations against him. OTTAWA—The Canadian Judicial Council is recommending that a Quebec Superior Court justice be removed from office. A committee of the council found in a report last November that Michel Girouard 19

February 20, 2018 5:43 PM Trump government expected to defend tariffs on Canadian solar modules in court

President Donald Trump's decision to hit imports of Canadian solar energy modules with staggering tariffs, starting this month, has sparked another court battle over the extent of his powers to push through his America First agenda. Three Ontario-based manufacturing companies are suing the U.S. government in the U.S. Court of International Trade over a Trump 22

February 18, 2018 1:34 AM Ruling opens possibility transgender teen will get hormone therapy

A judge's ruling appears to have ended a legal battle that pitted the teen and his maternal grandparents against his parents, who denied he was transgender and sought Christian-based therapy for him. CINCINNATI—A transgender Ohio teen’s grandparents have been granted custody and will be allowed to decide whether the 17-year-old can pursue hormone therapy 11

February 17, 2018 11:01 PM Southampton bounces West Bromwich Albion from FA Cup

The Baggies sacked two executives this week, had four players face a theft rap in Spain and were ousted from the FA Cup by Southhampton LONDON—Misfortune comes in threes, so the saying goes, and West Bromwich Albion knows it well. Capping a miserable week, West Brom was dumped from the FA Cup by Southampton, a 2-1 winner in the fifth round on Saturday 13

February 16, 2018 8:00 PM Calgary police offer few details on arrest of murder suspect in Vietnam

Nathan Paul Gervais fled Calgary while awaiting trial in death of Lukas Strasser-Hird Police are staying tight lipped around the arrest and deportation of a murder suspect from Vietnam back to Calgary. Nathan Paul Gervais fled Calgary while on bail pending trial for first-degree murder in the death of Lukas Strasser-Hird. A Canada-wide warrant was issued 60

February 15, 2018 6:06 PM Manitoba inquest questions whether police should have taken clothing from man who died in custody

Associate Chief Judge Anne Krahn recommends in her report that officers be trained to better consider when clothing needs to be seized and on ways to de-escalate a situation. WINNIPEG—An inquest report is questioning whether Winnipeg police should have taken the clothing of a man who died after being taken into custody for spitting on a liquor store 8

February 14, 2018 5:52 PM Man guilty of sexually assaulting sleeping woman who later killed herself

A man has been found guilty in Barrie, Ont., of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman who killed herself before the case got to trial. Superior Court Justice Robert Gattrell said he had no doubt as to the accused's guilt. Shawn Roy's victim, 20-year-old Kassidi Coyle, took her own life four months after the incident in 2016. However, the judge ruled that statements 20