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U.S. indicts two Chinese in fentanyl trafficking case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday it has indicted two major Chinese drug traffickers on charges of making and selling fentanyl to American customers over the internet. Xiaobing Yan, 40, and Jian Zhang, 38, have been charged, in separate indictments unsealed on Monday out of Mississippi and North Dakota, with conspiring…

Mother of ex-hostage Amanda Lindhout speaks out on ‘victim shaming,’ Joshua Boyle and her ‘disgust’ with Ottawa

They also offered compassion and advice for the families of Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle, whose story continues to unfold since the couple’s dramatic rescue Wednesday in Pakistan, along with their three children. The couple had been held for five years by the Afghanistan-based Haqqani network — their two sons and daughter were all born…

John Dunsworth, best known as Trailer Park Boys’ Mr. Lahey, dies at 71

By Aly ThomsonThe Canadian Press Mon., Oct. 16, 2017 HALIFAX—John Dunsworth, known for his portrayal of Jim Lahey in the comedy series Trailer Park Boys and revered as a brilliant actor with a warm heart, has died. He was 71. The news was confirmed in a statement posted on his Twitter feed Monday evening. “With…