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Surrey sex workers warned about recent assaults

File photo: A public warning has been issued by police to sex-trade workers in Surrey because of two recent assaults on women... (more...)

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B.C. courts

Third man faces trial in 2012 shooting death in Surrey

Surrey man Russell Atma Bidesi, 23, is on trial for second-degree murder before B.C. Supreme Court for the 2012 shooting... (more...)

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Abbotsford man facing charges after allegedly throwing hot soup in waitress’s face

An Abbotsford man is facing assault charges after he allegedly threw a bowl of hot soup in a waitress’s face. IAN AUSTIN VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Surrey woman admits she tried to hire a thug on Craigslist to beat man who owed her money

A Surrey woman accused of trying to hire a thug to beat up someone in a dispute over money has pleaded guilty to three charges.... (more...)

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B.C.’s top court rejects appeal for Vancouver man who killed his girlfriend

Ninderjit Singh, who was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole for 16 years for the killing of his ex-girlfriend... (more...)

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Neighbour shot in the jaw as masked men flee Surrey home

Surrey man shot as masked men flee neighbourhood, says police. SURREY NOW A 21-year-old innocent bystander was shot by masked... (more...)

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Vancouver murder victim’s family relieved as judges reject killer’s appeal of conviction (w/ video)

Ninderjit Singh, who was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole for 16 years for the killing of his ex-girlfriend... (more...)

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Man jailed for murder of Vancouver girlfriend wants to withdraw his guilty plea (with video)

Ninderjit Singh, who was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole for 16 years for the killing of his ex-girlfriend... (more...)

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Man who attacked bus driver in Surrey pleads guilty to assault

Sean Quaye admitted to assault causing bodily harm for a March attack on a bus driver in Surrey. Ric Ernst , PROVINCE JENNIFER... (more...)

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Surrey RCMP arrest man for alleged sexual attack on 9-year-old

A view of the 9900-block 128th Street in Surrey on Aug. 28, a day after a nine-year-old girl was lured from her home by a... (more...)

Families walk in 9900-block of 128th Street in Surrey where early Thursday there was an abduction and sex assault of a nine-year-old girl who was sleeping in a house on the block. Mark van Manen/PNG

Surrey girl, 9, lured from her bedroom by unknown abductor and sexually assaulted in nearby park

Families walk in 9900-block of 128th Street in Surrey where early Thursday there was an abduction and sex assault of a nine-year-old... (more...)

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Surrey RCMP seek help to identify 4 suspects in 2013 assault

Surrey RCMP is looking for four suspects in an April 2013 attack that left a man with head injuries. Handout/Vancouver Desi VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Two dead, including gunman, in school shooting north of Seattle

DOUG ESSER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least…
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Ottawa shooter kicked out of Burnaby mosque two years ago

Zehaf-Bibeau was asked to leave the mosque, because he had “gotten a hold of keys and stuff from the mosque, and when he got out…
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U.S. company penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

MICHAEL LIEDTKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO – A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labour regulators…
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Surrey soccer captain played the U-18 national club championship using only one foot

KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW SOUTH SURREY – Kyle Sohi’s perseverance and performance in the 2014 Sport Chek National Club Championships U-18 Cup Final might go…
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Raita Biscuits

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI I started this year with a goal to become a better runner and train for a marathon. For me it was…
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We Must Criminalise Glorification/Encouragement of Terrorism By Ujjal Dosanjh

Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Nonetheless what has happened in the heart of our capital on the heels of what happened in Sait- Jean-sur-Richilieu…
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Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during festive holidays like Diwali. With the cornucopia of…
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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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