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Lindsay Blair to learn fate on Tuesday

Lindsay Blair will have to wait another few days to learn the exact nature of her sentence, but Justice Robert Selkirk assured her that whatever his final decision, it will not involve time behind bars.

Minks are seen in their cages in a mink farm in Jyllinge near Copenhagen in this October 24, 2012 file photo. (REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer)

500 minks set loose in alleged vandalism

Police are investigating what they're calling an act of vandalism -- and what a farm spokesperson is calling an act of animal rights extremism -- after some 500 minks were set loose in southwestern Ontario overnight Friday.

Beer is on display inside a store in Drummondville, Que., on July 23, 2015. A New Brunswick judge has thrown out limits on cross-border beer sales, in a local case involving 14 cases of beer that could have implications on cross-border trade in Canada. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

Beer laws violate Constitution: Judge

A "groundbreaking" court ruling Friday dismissing charges against a New Brunswick man arrested for importing Quebec liquor will have a national impact far beyond saving Maritimers a few bucks on their beer, says the man's Ontario-based constitutional lawyer.

Police lead suspected shooter Dylann Roof into the courthouse in Shelby, N.C., on June 18, 2015. (REUTERS/Jason Miczek)

Roof wanted to start a race war: Friend

The white man accused of slaying nine black parishioners last year at a South Carolina church planned the shooting for six months and wanted to start a race war, said a friend who pleaded guilty on Friday to federal charges in a related case.

U.S. President Barack Obama attends the White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner in Washington, U.S., April 30, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Obama makes Trudeau joke

With seven performances under his belt, U.S. President Barack Obama will try one last time to bring the house down at the annual White House correspondents' dinner on Saturday, a night of playful ribbing of both politicians and the news media.

This file combination made from photos provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows Perry Cohen, left, and Austin Stephanos. Cohen and Stephanos were last seen Friday afternoon, July 24, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla. A cellphone belonging to Austin Stephanos was inside a boat spotted in the Atlantic Ocean in March 2016 by the captain of a Norwegian supply ship. The mother of Perry Cohen issued a statement Sunday, April 24, 2016, saying the state attorney's help is needed because Austin Stephanos' father, Blu Stephanos, hasn't given Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission investigators permission to search his son's iPhone. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP, File)

Apple to review cellphone of missing Florida teens

A recovered cellphone at the centre of a dispute between the families of two Florida teens who went missing during a fishing trip last summer will be examined by Apple Inc, the manufacturer, in an agreement reached during a hearing on Friday, according to a local media report.

Kids play Friday April 29, 2016 in front of the townhouse at 8105 Chipping in San Antonio, Texas, where children were allegedly chained up in the back yard. Authorities say they have arrested a woman who is the mother of six of eight children who were found unsupervised in the middle of the night at a San Antonio home. A spokesman for the Bexar County sheriff's office says the 34-year-old woman also was supposed to be looking after two other children who were found tied up in the backyard. (John Davenport/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

Toddlers found chained, tied up in backyard

Authorities have rescued eight unsupervised children from a San Antonio home where a two-year-old boy was chained to the ground in the backyard and a three-year-old girl was tied to a door with a dog leash, sheriff's officials said Friday.

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