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Nuclear fortress: Major upgrades underway at Russian home port for strategic submarines of the Pacific Ocean

A top-secret seaport in Kamchatka, home to some of Russia’s most-valuable attack and strategic submarines, is getting a major upgrade of its facilities. Massive 50-meter-high moles will make it more efficient and defensible. Vilyuchinsk is a small city in Russia’s Far-Eastern region of Kamchatka located just 20 km from the provincial capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The location…

Trial of Quebec man accused of killing his partner and stranger underway

SAINT-JEROME, QUE.—The trial of a Quebec man accused of murdering his partner and killing another man for a getaway vehicle began Friday at a courthouse north of Montreal. Crown prosecutor Steve Baribeau told the jury Ugo Fredette couldn’t accept the end of his relationship with Veronique Barbe, 41, so the accused allegedly stabbed her 17…

Online voting underway for new Ontario Progressive Conservative leader

By Paola LoriggioThe Canadian Press Fri., March 2, 2018 Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives began voting online for a new leader Friday as some of the leadership candidates expressed concerns about a complex system they said could keep some members from casting their ballots before a fast-approaching deadline. Hartley Lefton, chair of the leadership organizing committee, said…