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January 11, 2019 3:29 PM Video shows Waffle House workers put food on unconscious man

LITHONIA, Ga. - A video shows two Waffle House employees putting salt, a slice of cheese and ketchup on an unconscious man’s head and now the company says the workers at the Atlanta area location have been fired. News outlets report the video on Instagram also shows the employees playing with the man like a puppet while he was passed-out. They’re seen moving 22

January 8, 2019 11:52 PM U.S. House Democrats, making guns a priority, unveil a background check bill

WASHINGTON—Emboldened House Democrats, seeking a politically charged debate on gun control, unveiled legislation Tuesday to expand background checks to nearly all firearms purchases, a move timed to mark the eighth anniversary of the mass shooting in Arizona that nearly killed former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. By introducing the measure less than one week after 29

January 8, 2019 7:46 PM Water cannon aimed at container ship that has been burning for five days

Tim Seifert says the 71-metre offshore supply vessel Smit Nicobar is carrying all 22 members of the container ship’s crew, none of whom were injured after the fire started inside a container on Thursday, then spread to several other containers. Seifert confirmed the fire is still burning among containers on the ship’s forward deck, though he did not provide 20

January 8, 2019 3:24 PM Rallies planned for protesters arrested while blocking work on B.C. pipeline

HOUSTON, B.C.—Dozens of rallies are planned in British Columbia, across Canada and as far away as Europe to support pipeline protesters arrested in northwestern B.C. Fourteen people were arrested Monday at a blockade southwest of Houston, B.C., where members of the Gidimt’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation had set up a camp to control access to a pipeline 26

January 4, 2019 3:23 AM Nanaimo RCMP charge 20-year-old man for stealing presents, stockings on Christmas morning

NANAIMO, B.C.—Police have a man in custody and a charge has been laid after wrapped gifts were taken from under a tree on Christmas morning at a home in Nanaimo, B.C. The RCMP say a father, his wife and their two boys, aged 10 and 14, were sleeping when the man heard a noise downstairs, then found the refrigerator door open, cupboards ransacked and gifts 29

January 2, 2019 7:05 PM U.S. fired tear gas into Mexico early on New Year’s Day

TIJUANA, MEXICO—U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the early hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants who tried to breach the border fence in Tijuana. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that about 45 migrants got through the first layer of fencing but turned back when they saw the border patrol’s presence 18

December 27, 2018 12:09 AM Canadian police presence on peacekeeping missions hits 13-year low

OTTAWA—The number of Canadian police officers on UN missions has reached its lowest point in more than a decade despite a shortage of such personnel on many peacekeeping operations and a Liberal promise to address it. New figures from the United Nations show there were 15 Canadian police officers participating in peacekeeping missions at the end of November 28

December 26, 2018 10:52 PM House in Nanaimo, B.C., broken into and gifts stolen on Christmas Day

NANAIMO, B.C.—Police say grinches broke into a home in Nanaimo, B.C., on Christmas morning and stole “gifts and memories.” RCMP say the thieves entered the house on Stonewater Drive around 3 a.m. and took several “nicely wrapped gifts,” as well as stockings hanging in the living room. They say the suspects entered the house through an unlocked kitchen 26

December 24, 2018 2:20 PM French prime minister defends police targeted by protesters

In the incident, during the sixth straight weekend of protests by the grassroots movement protesting high taxes and other economic problems, an officer pulled a gun after protesters kicked over his motorcycle. He did not fire it, but the move prompted a surge of anger by demonstrators hurling paving stones and other projectiles that drove the officer 34

December 19, 2018 4:22 AM Saskatoon police cleared in starlight tour complaint, says Chief Troy Cooper

Saskatoon Police Chief Troy Cooper issued a statement saying the investigation cleared his officers of wrongdoing. “Yesterday afternoon we received the results of the investigation by the Provincial Complaints Commission into a complaint made by Mr. Ken Thomas in April 2018,” Cooper said Tuesday. “The PCC has determined the complaint is unfounded 39