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January 14, 2019 2:11 AM Ghosn’s wife slams Japan detention as ‘draconian’ in letter

TOKYO—The wife of Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn has written a letter to Human Rights Watch, a global advocacy group, criticizing her husband’s long detention and Japan’s criminal justice system as unfair and harsh. “My husband’s is a case study in the realities of this draconian system,” Carole Ghosn wrote in a nine-page letter Monday to the Tokyo 158

January 11, 2019 10:20 AM Poland arrests Chinese businessman, Pole on spying charges

WARSAW, Poland - Poland’s Internal Security Agency has arrested a Chinese businessman and a Pole on suspicion of espionage, officials said on Friday. The operation that resulted in the arrest of the two suspects had been underway for a long time and was planned with care, said Maciej Wasik, deputy head of Poland’s special services. Wasik said that the Chinese 136

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 129

January 5, 2019 2:36 PM Three dead, four injured in bowling alley shooting, police say

Witness Dana Scott, whose bowling league was meeting Friday night, told CNN: “A lot of people ran back into the bar area — behind the seats and onto the floor, under the benches. People were crying. It was not comfortable.” Investigators were at the scene Saturday trying to “identify the suspects and whoever else was involved,” Harris said. Damone Thomas 122

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 120

December 17, 2018 11:26 PM Ontario education cuts to hit vulnerable youth the most, students say

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath called the changes “callous” and “shocking.” If the government isn’t replacing the axed programs, “then they are leaving a whole lot of very vulnerable and marginalized kids without the supports that we know — based on lots of research, and reports, and inquests — that we need,” said NDP education critic Marit Stiles 129

November 20, 2018 1:49 PM Kosovo’s bid to join Interpol rejected at agency’s assembly

The U.S. Embassy in Kosovo also expressed disappointment with the outcome of the vote in Dubai. “Support for Kosovo’s INTERPOL membership was never about recognition of Kosovo’s independence, but about strengthening global law enforcement co-operation and closing a critical security gap in the Balkans. With this outcome, we all lose,” it said. Kosovo 119

November 17, 2018 9:43 PM Greek police clash with protesters marking 1973 uprising

About 15,000 people participated in the march held earlier to observe the 45th anniversary of the student rebellion. The precise number of deaths in the uprising is unknown. Estimates range from 18-40. While the event went off relatively trouble-free, government ministers and other marchers representing Greece’s ruling Syriza party had plastic bottles 99

November 13, 2018 6:04 PM Christopher Plummer to star in new TV series for Global

The series is being produced by Toronto’s Shaftesbury, the company behind Frankie Drake Mysteries and Murdoch Mysteries, and the U.K.’s Greenpoint Productions Ltd. Vincent Shiao, who executive-produces Global’s Ransom, is the creator of Departure, in which Panjabi’s character, Kendra Malley, investigates the disappearance of Flight 716, with Plummer 121

October 29, 2018 6:22 PM Toronto police arrest man over schemes involving fraudulent credit cards, dozens of false identities and a $36,000 luxury watch

Toronto police have arrested a man accused of leading a cargo-redirection scheme involving dozens of false identities and more than $500,000 in fraudulent credit cards and lost gold, jewelry and electronics. The arrest is part of Project Groundhog, an investigation of the Toronto police financial crimes unit launched this summer. The man led a cargo 100