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Surrey Police Service to keep hiring despite council vote to go with RCMP

Surrey Police Service to keep hiring despite council vote to go with RCMP

SURREY, B.C. — The Surrey Police Service says it will continue hiring and deploying officers despite a vote by city council Monday to stick with RCMP and halt the transition to a municipal force.
Texas sends next busload of migrants to Philadelphia

Texas sends next busload of migrants to Philadelphia

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday that Philadelphia will be the next destination for migrants the state is transporting from the U.S.
Judge says Michael Flynn must testify in Ga. election probe

Judge says Michael Flynn must testify in Ga. election probe

SARASOTA, Fla.
Kentucky Supreme Court weighs future of abortion access

Kentucky Supreme Court weighs future of abortion access

FRANKFORT, Ky.
Alleged Chinese spy at Hydro-Québec formally charged, considered flight risk

Alleged Chinese spy at Hydro-Québec formally charged, considered flight risk

LONGUEUIL, Que. — A former employee of Quebec's hydro utility made a first appearance in court Tuesday on charges that he fraudulently obtained a trade secret for the benefit of China, and he was ordered to remain detained ahead of a bail hearing.
Advocates call for more nurse practitioner-led clinics in Ontario

Advocates call for more nurse practitioner-led clinics in Ontario

OTTAWA — The so-called triple threat of influenza, respiratory syncytial virus and COVID-19 has hit Ontario hard this fall and with long wait times at doctors' offices and hospitals, the province's nurse practitioners say they're ready to do more to
Manitoba's pre-election throne speech promises better health care, less crime

Manitoba's pre-election throne speech promises better health care, less crime

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government promised to improve health care, tackle crime and set up new oversight for teachers in a pre-election throne speech Tuesday.

Manitoba byelection scheduled to fill seat of former Tory cabinet minister

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson has called a byelection for Dec. 13.
New Alberta parks ministry to focus on tourism and opening new campgrounds

New Alberta parks ministry to focus on tourism and opening new campgrounds

EDMONTON — The head of the new provincial ministry that oversees Alberta's parks says there will be a new emphasis on putting people in them.
Judge overturns Georgia's ban on abortion around 6 weeks

Judge overturns Georgia's ban on abortion around 6 weeks

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge overturned Georgia’s ban on abortion starting around six weeks into a pregnancy, ruling Tuesday that it violated the U.S. Constitution and U.S. Supreme Court precedent when it was enacted three years ago and was therefore void.
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