Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

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A Canadian man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails will face his charges in the United States.

Karim Baratov signed documents agreeing to waive the extradition hearing before a Hamilton judge today after weighing the decision for months.

His lawyer, Amedeo DiCarlo, says the young man is excited to see his case moving forward.

Baratov was arrested in Hamilton in March under the Extradition Act after U-S authorities indicted him and three others -- two of them allegedly officers of Russia's Federal Security Service -- for computer hacking, economic espionage and other crimes. (The Canadian Press)



A group of Sears Canada creditors is in an Ontario court today seeking permission from a judge to launch a lawsuit against the company's executive officers and directors.

The group is alleging negligent misrepresentation and oppression against the company, which is currently protected under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

A court-appointed monitor says it has advised the creditor group that it believes such motions should be delayed.

The court overseeing Sears Canada was also expected to hear a motion to approve the creation of a hardship fund for former employees that will come from a pool of money set aside to pay bonuses for key employees. (The Canadian Press)



Ottawa police are investigating a death they describe as suspicious.

They say they were called to Range Road early this morning after receiving word of a disturbance.

Police say they found the body of an elderly woman at the scene and have taken a man into custody. …

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