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Angelina Jolie says a lack of political will is hindering the fight against sexual violence in warzones. The actress and UN Refugee Agency special envoy addressed a United Nations conference in Vancouver.

Some inmates at a North Texas lockup broke out of a cell to help save a jailer after they saw the armed guard lose consciousness. Surveillance video from a courts building in Weatherford showed part of the June 23 incident.

U.S. President Barack Obama says he is "horrified" at the Dallas attack on law enforcement, and those responsible would be held "fully accountable."

Alison Azer says her four kids who were abducted last year are in Iran with their dad, and says Justin Trudeau has not "shown leadership" to get them home. The prime minister says the government is "deeply engaged" in the case.

Justin Trudeau says the government isn't considering back-to-work legislation in the event of a Canada Post work stoppage. The prime minister said Tuesday the discussions need to be worked out "at the bargaining table."

Immigration Minister John McCallum says a new pilot project designed to increase the number of immigrants to Atlantic Canada will also focus on retaining newcomers.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took selfies with revelers and shouted "happy Pride!" at Canada's largest Pride parade in Toronto on Sunday. Trudeau is the first sitting prime minister to march in the event.

U.S. President Barack Obama held court for nearly an hour before a joint session of the House of Commons and the Senate Wednesday. Obama says Canada and the U.S. should continue to defend human rights.

Emergency services say at least one person is dead and about a dozen others suffered minor injuries in a massive house explosion in Mississauga. One home was destroyed and two dozen others have varying degrees of damage.

A 25-year-old B.C. woman with a degenerative muscle disease says she fears not being able to use the newly passed assisted dying legislation when her condition worsens. Julia Lamb has joined a legal challenge to the law.

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