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  • Three people rescued by Coast Guard

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    Three people have been rescued from the waters off Caissie Cape.

    The Canadian Coast Guard Inshore team rescued the trio late yesterday afternoon.

  • Keirstead to represent PC’s in Albert

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    A Moncton realtor has been selected as the latest candidate for the Progressive Conservatives in the upcoming provincial election.

    Brian Keirstead will represent the party in the riding of Albert in the September 22nd provincial election.

  • Riverview man accused of uttering threats to kill RCMP officers seeks new lawyer

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    The case of a Riverview man accused of uttering threats to kill RCMP officers in Moncton has been adjourned until next month so he can seek a new legal aid lawyer.

    David Earl Crawford, 19, is accused of uttering threats and causing a disturbance on June 9 outside the Codiac RCMP detachment in Moncton, where a makeshift memorial was set up for three Mounties who were shot dead five days earlier.

  • Local hospital receiving new equipment

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    Georges-Dumont Hospital replacing aging technology with two new pieces of technology.

  • NB Health Minister says advanced care paramedics available in near future

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    New Brunswick is the only province in Canada that doesn’t have paramedics with advanced care training within the pre-hospital health care system.

  • The Morgentaler Abortion Clinic in Fredericton will close in July because it can't afford to remain open.

    Fundraising continues in the hopes of saving private abortion clinic

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    Around $120, 000 has been raised so far by Reproductive Justice NB.

  • Man accused of threatening to kill police returns to court

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    David Earl Crawford is expected to enter a plea during today’s court appearance.

  • Dwindling N.B. bee population causing buzz

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    FREDERICTON, N.B. – So far, 2014 has been a rough year for New Brunswick’s bees and their keepers.

  • National, Justice, Atlantic

    Preliminary hearing in Loretta Saunders homicide case to wrap up today

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    HALIFAX – A provincial court judge is expected to decide next week whether to send a couple charged in the death of Loretta Saunders to trial. Judge Anne Derrick says she will render her decision Aug. 1 in Halifax. The two accused, 26-year-old Blake Leggette and his 28-year-old girlfriend Victoria Henneberry, are charged with first-degree

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  • 2013 Moncton crime rate down from 2012

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    Statistics Canada says crime rates in Moncton were down in 2013 from the previous year.

  • Emily Kinney, left, and Norman Reedus attend "The Walking Dead" panel on Day 2 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 25, 2014, in San Diego. Looking on from left are Chad Coleman and Emily Kinney. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    ‘The Walking Dead’ releases 1st trailer for season 5 at Comic-Con

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    SAN DIEGO – Fans attending Friday’s panel for “The Walking Dead” at Comic-Con got to see the first trailer for season five. The new episodes stick largely to the comic-book version created by Robert Kirkman, and producers say it will get even darker in tone. “The Walking Dead” stars Andrew Lincoln as a sheriff deputy

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  • Colin Firth is a killer spy and Samuel L. Jackson a ‘Bond-ian’ villain in new ‘Kingsman’ film

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    SAN DIEGO – Colin Firth is a “gentleman spy” with a killer umbrella and Samuel L. Jackson is a blood-hating villain with a lisp in Fox’s forthcoming “Kingsman: The Secret Service.” The two actors were joined by fellow cast members and the film’s writer Friday at Comic-Con to present an early look at footage from

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  • Mike Tyson attends the "Mike Tyson Mysteries" panel on Day 2 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 25, 2014, in San Diego. (Photo by Tonya Wise/Invision/AP)

    Mike Tyson’s ramblings get standing ovation at Comic-Con panel for Adult Swim animated show

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    SAN DIEGO – He didn’t always stay on topic, and not everything he said was politically correct or easy to understand, but most of the audience at the Comic-Con panel for Mike Tyson’s new animated Adult Swim series roared with laughter throughout. Actor Rob Corddry moderated the session featuring producer Hugh Davidson and stars Tyson,

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  • Yes! Former WWE champ ‘Daniel Bryan’ catches suspected burglar at his Phoenix home

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    PHOENIX – A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said. According to police, Bryan Danielson and his wife, Brianna, drove into the carport of their Arcadia home and saw a door to the house start

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  • This photo released by Twentieth Century Fox shows, Rupert Friend, left, as Agent 47, and Hannah Ware as Katia, in a scene from the film, "Hitman: Agent 47." (AP Photo/Twentieth Century Fox, Reiner Bajo)

    ‘Hitman: Agent 47′ trailer takes aim at Comic-Con for the first time

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    SAN DIEGO – The first trailer for “Hitman: Agent 47″ was unloaded at Comic-Con. Footage from the video game adaption starring “Homeland” co-star Rupert Friend as a genetically engineered assassin debuted Friday at the pop-culture convention. Friend wasn’t present to show off the trailer because he’s shooting the next season of “Homeland” in South Africa,

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  • IKEA rapped for offering locked-out B.C. employees incentives to cross picket

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    RICHMOND, B.C. – The union representing locked-out workers at IKEA’s flagship store in Richmond, B.C., says the provincial labour board has found the Swedish retail giant committed unfair labour practices. The union says the board found IKEA bargained in bad faith and violated provincial labour law by trying to bargain directly with employees through a

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  • This photo released by courtesy of Radius-TWC shows Salma Hayek in a scene from the film, "Everly." (AP Photo/Radius TWC, Sale Letic)

    Salma Hayek pulls trigger on gun-filled thriller ‘Everly’ at Comic-Con

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    SAN DIEGO – For Salma Hayek, her role in “Everly” was her toughest yet. “It might not seem like shooting those guns is physical, but it was,” Hayek told the crowd at Comic-Con on Thursday. “They were heavy!” Hayek plays a captured woman who tries to escape from an apartment building by any means necessary.

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  • British ambassador says there may be ‘extremely short’ humanitarian pause in Gaza on Saturday

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    Britain’s U.N. ambassador says there may be “an extremely short” humanitarian pause in the conflict in Gaza between Israel and Hamas on Saturday lasting several hours. Mark Lyall Grant told reporters Friday that Britain is very disappointed at the failure to reach agreement on a sustainable cease-fire but perhaps a humanitarian pause “will open up

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  • 2 from Ontario on board private plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan

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    WOLLASTON LAKE, Sask. – Two men from Ontario were on a private plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan. Mounties say a 53-year-old male pilot and one 29-year-old male co-pilot, both from Thorndale, Ont., were on the Seabee plane en route to Yellowknife when it crashed near Points North Landing, a permanent camp near Wollaston Lake.

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  • Washington National Guard Blackhawk helicopters are lined up near other aircraft at the airport in Omak, Wash. on Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Washington National Guard is helping fight wildfires in Washington state with four Blackhawks and two Chinook helicopters. (AP Photo)

    Washington sheriff: 300 homes burned in massive wildfire, twice as many as previous estimate

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    TWISP, Wash. – About 300 homes — twice as many as previously estimated — have burned in the largest recorded wildfire in Washington state history, a county sheriff said Friday. Officials had placed the number of homes destroyed at 150 in north-central Washington’s Carlton fire complex. But Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said he knew

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