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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.

 
 

The RCMP say they've adopted 42 recommendations stemming from the shooting deaths of three Mounties in Moncton in 2014. A report released last year made 64 recommendations including a call for better access to rifles.

 
 

In a videotaped interview with police, Lucy DeCoutere discusses emails she sent Jian Ghomeshi, who she alleges slapped and choked her in 2003. Ghomeshi is on trial for sexual assault, and has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

 
 

The mother of three children killed in a Vaughan, Ontario, car crash says impaired driving guilty pleas by the driver who caused it may eventually bring her relief. Marco Muzzo was released on bail until his sentencing later this month.

 
 

A judge refused to throw out the sexual-assault case against Bill Cosby on Wednesday, sweeping aside a former district attorney's claim that he granted the comedian immunity from prosecution a decade ago.

 
 

Auditor General Michael Ferguson says the federal government is taking too long to provide disability benefits to some pensioners. Ferguson issued a series of reports Tuesday on government inefficiencies.

Former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi exited a Toronto court after Monday's proceedings in his sexual assault trial. Ghomeshi has pleaded not guilty to four counts of sexual assault.

 
 

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered condolences to Canadians after the recent La Loche, Saskatchewan mass-shooting deaths. Kerry spoke in Quebec City Friday after meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion.

 
 

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says Ottawa is conducting a full review of Canada's electronic spy agency. A watchdog reported that the agency broke privacy laws by sharing info about Canadians with foreign partners.

Halifax police say they acted swiftly after an officer was accused of stealing an illicit substance seized during a drug investigation. Det.-Const. Laurence Gary Basso is facing several charges, including theft.

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