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Britney Spears’ ex convicted of trespassing in wedding raid

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A man once briefly married to Britney Spears has been convicted of aggravated trespassing and battery at the pop star’s June wedding. Jason Alexander, 40, pleaded no contest to the two misdemeanor counts in a California court, prosecutors in Ventura County announced Thursday. The Ventura County judge him to the 64 …

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Teenage Head to continue concerts after murder of guitarist Gord Lewis

Canadian punk rock band Teenage Head has said they will go with their upcoming shows following the forward murder of founding member and guitarist Gord Lewis. In a post on social media Friday, the bandsaid the decision was a difficult one, but they felt fulfilling the commitment would honor their “fallen brother and start the …

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The FBI has completed its analysis of the Rust shooting

A sign pointing toward Bonanza Creek Ranch, where Rust was being filmed.Photo: PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images The FBI has now completed its forensic analysis of the Rust shooting that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounded director Joel Souza last year, The LA Times reports. Although the contents of the Bureau’s Report haven’t been …

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Toronto continues investigation into the cause of massive power outage

Hydro One says it will take “several days” to repair hydro lines that were damaged after an upright crane in the lake slammed into them and caused a massive power outage downtown on Thursday. The outage occurred in the city’s financial district at around 12:30 pm, approximately 10,000 customers without power at its peak. A …

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Rogers and Shaw sign deal with Quebecor to sell Freedom Mobile

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. have signed a definitive agreement with Quebecor Inc. that will see the Montreal-based telecom company acquire wireless carrier Freedom Mobile Inc. Rogers will sell Shaw-owned Freedom to Videotron Ltd., which is owned by Quebecor, for $2.85 billion in a deal it hopes will appease the concerns …

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London, Ont. couple faces charges after St. Thomas Walmart fraud investigation – London

A London, Ont., couple turned themselves in to St. Thomas police on Tuesday following a recent fraud investigation in the city’s east end. Police said a warrant was issued for the couple’s arrest after security camera footage showed the two accused altering prices on products at a Walmart self-checkout on Talbot Street. Read more: Man …

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Major Toronto power out caused by sea crane snapping hydro lines

Tens of thousands of hydro customers in downtown Toronto have their power back after a massive outage on Thursday that forced some businesses to close and caused headaches for drivers. Power was restored just before 8 pm, nearly eight hours since the outage began. “Safety is always our top priority. We know this power outage …

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Calgary-London flight turns back, ‘unruly passenger’ arrested

An “unruly passenger” was kicked off a flight headed to London, England, from Calgary on Wednesday night. According to Calgary police, the passenger assaulted a member of the flight crew. About an hour into the 8.5-hour flight, the crew made the decision to return to Calgary International Airport. The WestJet flight departed just before 8 …

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