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In this Jan. 7, 2013 file image, Abid Naseer, second from left, is arraigned in Brooklyn Federal Court where he pleaded not guilty through his attorney Steven Brounstein, center, to terrorism charges in an alleged al-Qaida plot against the New York City subways. Second from right is Assistant U.S. Attorney Zainab Ahmad. Naseer is expected to give an opening statement Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in federal court in New York City. AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams, File

U.S. prosecutor: Defendant was part of al-Qaida conspiracy to attack targets in UK, NYC, Denmark

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Chinese peacekeepers to help build Ebola quarantine center

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Surrey mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode collaborates with long-serving police chief in crime-fighting platform

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Video footage from a surveillance camera allegedly shows a pickup truck striking Singh. Submitted photo/The Sikh Coalition.

New York police arrest man who injured Sikh father in alleged hate crime

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Alleged hate crime in New York City leaves Sikh father critically injured

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New charges likely in Florida terror case after suspects accused of assaulting US marshals

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Man accused of pulling beard of Sikh professor during NYC attack is charged with hate crime

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Sikh designer Waris Ahluwalia teams with Holts to bring unique Indian crafts to Canadian shoppers (w/video)

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NY officer detained in India on weapons count; city officials cite forgotten bullets in pocket

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“What is there in spreading the views of a rapist?” India orders TV stations not to broadcast rape documentary

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian authorities ordered television stations Tuesday not to broadcast a documentary about a gang rape on a…
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‘You are an outsider’: Community rallies around Canadian convenience store owners beaten by customer

THE CANADIAN PRESS BEAUSEJOUR, Man. — Owners of a convenience store in Manitoba who were beaten by a customer are seeing an outpouring of support….
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Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

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Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

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From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

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End Gang Life: How parents can play a role in gang prevention

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God keep our land glorious and free: Bill C-51 a timely script to end terrorism on Canadian soil

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Alberta deaths

Alberta boy exposed to bedbug pesticide taken off ventilator, improving: family friend

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Got extra breast milk? Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU acting as dispensary

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‘Heartbreaking’: Father sobs as children who died in tragic Alberta pesticide poisoning laid to rest

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Alberta deaths

Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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Another child from Alberta family dies after being exposed to pesticide

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U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

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Ontario family files $12.5-million lawsuit against hospital over son’s suicide

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Two Fort McMurray children still in critical condition after pesticide poisoning

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Indian city bans big public gatherings over swine flu fears, as deaths surpass 900 nationwide

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