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The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Wednesday, June 28 ——— SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS ORDER AGAINST GOOGLE: The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a ruling that ordered popular search engine Google to wipe out references to a discredited company.
Record-breaking sniper shot saved Iraqi lives, special forces general says

Record-breaking sniper shot saved Iraqi lives, special forces general says

OTTAWA — The sniper who shattered the record for the longest confirmed kill also saved lives, the deputy commander of Canadian special forces said. Brig.-Gen.
Head of NEB welcomes overhaul recommendations as way to keep up with times

Head of NEB welcomes overhaul recommendations as way to keep up with times

CALGARY — The head of the National Energy Board says a proposed overhaul of how the federal regulator consults, operates and is organized will make it better prepared to respond to modern expectations.
Europe learning from Canada on dealing with Trump 'novelty': Italian president

Europe learning from Canada on dealing with Trump 'novelty': Italian president

OTTAWA — Italy's visiting president says Europe is learning much from Canada on how to engage with the "novelty" that is the Donald Trump administration.
Syrian doctor caught in U.S. travel ban gives up, moves to Canada

Syrian doctor caught in U.S. travel ban gives up, moves to Canada

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Syrian doctor says he won't return to the United States to finish his studies at Brown University because of the Trump administration's travel ban.
Peter Mansbridge promises low-key sign-off as he leaves 'The National' anchor chair

Peter Mansbridge promises low-key sign-off as he leaves 'The National' anchor chair

TORONTO — Peter Mansbridge doesn't want to make a fuss about leaving the anchor's chair at CBC's "The National.
Boeing wins delay in duty ruling on petition against Bombardier CSeries

Boeing wins delay in duty ruling on petition against Bombardier CSeries

MONTREAL — Bombardier will have to wait an extra two months to find out if its CSeries commercial jets will be hit by punishing U.S. duties. The U.S.
Fate of suspect charged in death of dad, toddler now the in hands of the jury

Fate of suspect charged in death of dad, toddler now the in hands of the jury

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The fate of a man charged with killing a father, his young daughter and a senior in southwestern Alberta is now in the hands of a jury.
N.S. premier encourages first Acadian lieutenant-governor to raise Acadian flag

N.S. premier encourages first Acadian lieutenant-governor to raise Acadian flag

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's new lieutenant-governor took office Wednesday, the province's first Acadian to represent the Crown centuries after the Expulsion.

Five Eyes stress sharing information to battle 'relentless' terrorist plots

OTTAWA — Security and justice officials from the Five Eyes countries plan to explore "more timely and detailed" information sharing to detect terrorists and extremist fighters.