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  1. City blocks subdivision of former mayor's Viewpoint property

    09.22 / 01:19 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    City planning officials have blocked a developer’s infill plan for the historic property of former mayor Joe Clarke.The house at 7852 Jasper Ave. is full of mould and needs to be torn down anyway. But neighbours protested a plan to subdivide the property for two narrow homes. On Thursday, city officials ruled in the favour of the residents. P…
  2. Tamara Lovett says she has abandoned the 'natural' remedy belief system that killed her son

    09.22 / 00:14 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Tamara Lovett said Thursday she no longer adheres to the belief system which led her to treat her dying son with oil of oregano and dandelion…
  3. Shannon Phillips dismisses Trump's impact on climate change action

    09.22 / 00:14 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says advocates for climate change action gathered in New York this week are undaunted by the political challenges facing…
  4. Lorne Gunter: Brian Jean stumbles in UCP leadership race

    09.22 / 00:14 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Shortly after the UCP leadership debate at Calgary’s Mount Royal University wrapped up on Wednesday, Brian Jean’s campaign team sent out a news release proclaiming him the win…
  5. Larger Edmonton police homicide unit busy with string of slayings

    09.21 / 23:11 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Edmonton homicide investigators are busy with a recent string of slayings in the city, a homicide investigator said Thursday, but the unit has more people and resources than it did during the city's most deadly year. "We're busy," said Staff Sgt. Bill Clark of the Edmonton Police Service homicide section. "We're back to that 2011 year when we had…
  6. Quebec man dies after alleged suicide attempt in front of judge

    09.21 / 21:20 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    A former chemistry teacher sentenced to six months in prison on child pornography charges is dead after allegedly trying to commit suicide in front of a…
  7. Mob canary ‘Sammy The Bull’ flies coop

    09.21 / 21:00 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Notorious mob rat Salvatore ‘Sammy the Bull’ Gravano — a prolific hitman for the Gambino crime family — has been sprung from prison…
  8. Montreal-born James Campbell Clouston recognized for efforts at Dunkirk

    09.21 / 21:00 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    The Montreal-born Second World War hero whose efforts at Dunkirk in 1940 saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of soldiers was recognized in his hometown on…
  9. Canada border agent detentions of Mexicans surge to highest levels in decade

    09.21 / 20:38 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Detentions of Mexican nationals by Canadian border agents have surged dramatically this year to levels not seen in a decade, new figures obtained by The Canadian Press…
  10. 'Clearly, a drunk can consent' judge acquits another cabbie of sex assault

    09.21 / 19:55 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    A judge has acquitted a former Halifax cab driver accused of sexually assaulting a female…
  11. Rescuers attempting to save girl buried in ruins of Mexico City school

    09.21 / 19:55 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    MEXICO CITY — A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the ruins of her school stretched into a new day on Thursday, a vigil broadcast across the nation as rescue workers struggled to pick away unstable debris and reach h…
  12. Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild as storm approaches Turks and Caicos

    09.21 / 19:55 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire island and triggering landslides and…
  13. Mark Hamill just tweeted about Justin Trudeau and Star Wars fans are going nuts

    09.21 / 19:55 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    You don't often see Luke Skywalker showing interest in a world leader's sartorial choices. Let alone their socks. But it's not everyday that the Prime Minister of Canada wears wookie socks to a major…
  14. Trump orders federal employees to attend anti-leaking classes

    09.21 / 19:55 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    WASHINGTON — Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory training sessions this week to reinforce their compliance with laws and rules against leaking classified or sensitive government i…
  15. Trudeau tells UN of Canada's shame over Indigenous Peoples

    09.21 / 18:30 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used a speech to the United Nations on Thursday to probe a source of national shame: the historic struggles of Canada’s Indigenous p…
  16. Arkansas high school teacher accused of having sex with four students – including two in the same day

    09.21 / 17:28 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    A married high school teacher has been arrested for allegedly having sex with four of her…
  17. SE Calgary MLA Rick Fraser leaves United Conservative Party to sit as an independent

    09.21 / 17:28 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Calgary South-East MLA Rick Fraser has left the United Conservative Party caucus to serve as an independent.Fraser, first elected as a Progressive Conservative in 2011, joins Richard Starke as the second Tory to choose not to sit with the UCP since it was formed this…
  18. Google is linking secret, court-protected names - including victim IDs - to online coverage

    09.21 / 17:28 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Google’s powerful search engine is defeating some court-ordered publication bans in Canada and undermining efforts to protect young offenders and victims.Computer experts believe it’s an unintended, “mind-boggling” consequence of Google search algorithms.In six high-profile cases documented by the Citizen, searching the name of a young offender or…
  19. UCP leadership candidates square off the first time over pipelines, equalization payments

    09.21 / 17:28 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Candidates vying for the United Conservative Party leadership offered up a varying mix of iron fist and velvet glove on the issue of stalled pipelines as they met in the party's first leadership debate Wednesday…
  20. 'Clint Eastwood' fires warning shot, gets stolen beer back

    09.21 / 17:28 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    COCOA, Fla. — Police say a Florida gas station owner chased a man and fired a warning shot, forcing him to return some stolen b…