U.S. Senate faces last-minute vote on Patriot Act

Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of domestic phone records. McConnell, R-Ky., warned against allowing ...

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California oil spill harder to clean up in choppy waters

A 25-square-kilometre oil slick off the California coast is thinner than a coat of paint and it’s becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said as more dead animals were discovered. The combination of sunlight and waves Friday helped evaporate ...

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RCMP arrest suspect in Moncton drive-by shooting

Codiac Regional RCMP arrest Shawn Fredericks, a 32-year-old Moncton man. (Submitted by Codiac Regional RCMP ) The RCMP have arrested a man in connection with a drive-by shooting at a Moncton house earlier this month.   Shawn Fredericks, 32, was wanted on a Canada-wide arrest ...

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Millville, McAdam schools to be studied

The Anglophone West District Education Council has voted to carry out sustainability studies on McAdam Elementary School and Millville Elementary School. The Council Chair Reverend Mark Noël said members also decided to include Nackawic’s elementary, middle and high schools as part ...

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