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National News

Recent National Headlines

17.12.2014

Not criminally responsible defence not a 'get out of jail free card': lawyer

TORONTO - Critics may see it as an easy way out, but defence lawyers argue those seeking to be declared not criminally responsible for their crimes must overcome serious hurdles at trial and may end up spending more time in custody than if they had pleaded guilty.

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17.12.2014

Father pleased reporting restrictions eased on Rehtaeh Parsons' name

HALIFAX - When a judge placed a publication ban on Rehtaeh Parsons' identity, Glen Canning began wearing a T-shirt to court bearing his daughter's name in a campaign that ended Wednesday as reporting restrictions in the child pornography case were eased.

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17.12.2014

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Wildrose leader, 8 others join governing Conservatives

EDMONTON - Alberta's Opposition leader and eight of her Wildrose caucus members are joining the government of Premier Jim Prentice.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

17.12.2014

New setback for HIV cure efforts; 6 transplants didn't work like the Berlin patient's did

Researchers are reporting another disappointment for efforts to cure infection with the AIDS virus. Six patients given blood-cell transplants similar to one that cured a man known as "the Berlin patient" have failed, and all six patients died.

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17.12.2014

Ebola, enterovirus, errors: Experts say 2014 was not the best of times for public health

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Health officials are celebrating some important victories in 2014, and Time magazine even named Ebola fighters the persons of the year. Nevertheless, this was a black-eye year for public health.

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