Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 11:45 AM ET

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National Audio 11:45 AM ET

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NAT079 - (Israel-Soldier Sentenced) JERUSALEM. x-20s. An Israeli military court has sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for the fatal shooting of a wounded Palestinian attacker. Prosecutors had asked that the soldier be sentenced to three-to-five years, while defence lawyers insisted he should be freed. Reporter Josef Federman (FEH'-dur-mihn) says the manslaughter trial of Elor Azaria has deeply divided Israelis. ("..should be prosecuted.") (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

TAG: Palestinians dismissed the sentence as a "joke," and said the light sentence would only encourage Israeli soldiers to use excessive force.

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NAT080 - (Missing-Snowboarders) KAMLOOPS, B.C. x-19s. Officials with Kamloops Search and Rescue says seven people -- five skiers and two snowboarders -- are in good shape after becoming lost in the backcountry of the Sun Peaks Resort, north of Kamloops, B-C yesterday afternoon. …

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