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Concerns raised over Saskatchewan ban on sex offenders changing names

REGINA—Questions are being raised about the Saskatchewan government’s denying sex offenders the ability to legally change their names. The province has released details about an order of council passed by cabinet that says anyone requesting a name change will be required to undergo a criminal record check. More than 20 sexual offences — ranging from…

Ford recalls 230,000 vehicles over suspension issue that could cause a crash

Yet another vehicle recall has come to our attention. And this one affects nearly a quarter of a million motors. American car giant Ford said this week it’s calling in around 230,000 select 2013-18 Ford Flex, Ford Taurus Police Interceptor Sedan, Ford Taurus SHO, and Lincoln MKT vehicles over safety concerns. Ford’s recall notice said…

U.S. turns up the heat over Huawei, warning of threat to NATO

U.S. Secretary of Defence Mark Esper warned that Beijing is moving further outside the international order and that allies using Chinese technology risk undermining NATO. Under the leadership of Xi Jinping, China “is heading even faster and further in the wrong direction — more internal repression, more predatory economic practices, more heavy-handedness, and, most concerning…

‘I tuned in to watch football, not porn’: Christian activist wants to sue ‘for $867 trillion’ over J. Lo & Shakira Super Bowl show

Christian minister Dave Daubenmire has vowed to sue the NFL and broadcasters over the “pornographic” Super Bowl halftime show performed by Latina pop divas Jennifer Lopez and Shakira. The performance at last Sunday’s Super Bowl LIV in Miami featured veteran popstress Lopez, 50, pole-dancing and knee-sliding toward the camera with her crotch. Colombian diva Shakira,…

Probe into Ukraine airlines crash has ‘slowed down’ as Ottawa presses Iran to hand over the jet’s black boxes

OTTAWA—Ottawa concedes that the probe into Iran’s downing of an Ukrainian airlines flight has “slowed down” as federal officials try to pressure Iran to turn over the jet’s black boxes for analysis. It’s been a month since missiles fired by the Iranian military brought down Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 over Tehran and yet the…