Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Fourteenth Newswatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Fourteenth Newswatch-

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(US-Trump-Iran) (Audio: 128)

Former U-S President Barack Obama is calling Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran deal a serious mistake that will erode America's global credibility.

Obama says Trump's decision to withdraw is misguided, especially because Iran has been complying.

Meantime, the leaders of Britain, Germany and France are urging the U-S to refrain from taking action that prevents other signatories to the Iran nuclear deal from continuing to implement it.

They also urged Iran to show restraint and continue fulfilling its own obligations, such as co-operating with inspection requirements. (14)



Halifax police say two 15-year-olds have been arrested after an officer was stabbed this morning while responding to a stolen-truck call.

Police have also recovered four weapons, all knives, as well as the stolen vehicle which was seized by the forensic identification unit.

Constable Andrew Gordon is said to be in stable condition after surgery. (14)


(Gun-Bill) (Audio: P12)

Under renewed pressure to impose an outright ban on semi-automatic rifles, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says police -- not politicians -- should decide what restrictions to place on specific kinds of guns.

Trudeau's comments come after a group of people impacted by last year's deadly Quebec City mosque attack urged him to outlaw military-style weapons.

Trudeau touted provisions of his government's firearms bill, which once passed, would restore the authority of R-C-M-P experts to classify firearms without political influence. (14)



The man who's been filling in as the country's chief electoral watchdog for the last 18 months has been nominated to take over the job permanently. …

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