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Jude Ashburn and Jordan Roberts from the South House Sexual and Gender Resource Centre in Halifax speak at a Dalhousie University protest on Dec. 19.(Yalitsa Riden/Twitter)

'Expel now,' demand Dalhousie protesters

Hundreds of protesters gathered at Halifax's Dalhousie University on Friday to demand a group of fourth-year dentistry students be expelled for their "Gentlemen" Facebook group where they joked about drugging and raping their classmates.

Militants, who the Pakistan Taliban say attacked the Army Public School in Pehawar on Tuesday, pose with weapons and Khalifa Omar Mansoor Hafzullah (C, in blue) at an unknown location in this undated handout picture released on December 17, 2014. Pakistan on Wednesday began burying 132 students killed in a grisly attack on their school by Taliban militants that has heaped pressure on the government to do more to tackle an increasingly aggressive Taliban insurgency. REUTERS/Pakistan Taliban/Handout

Pakistan's most hated man

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan - The most hated man in Pakistan is a 36-year-old father of three and volleyball enthusiast nicknamed "Slim".

Detectives work at the scene of a stabbing attack at a home in Cairns, northern Queensland, December 19, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer)

8 kids stabbed to death in Australia

Eight children have been killed and a woman who was mother to seven of them was injured in the northern Australian city of Cairns, police said on Friday, in what several media outlets reported was a mass stabbing.

Nathan Francisty of Orillia, Ont., pictured here while working on a sailboat in the Pacific Ocean. (Facebook)

Ont. man drowned in Caribbean

Search crews are scrambling to recover the body of a local man who died while swimming in a treacherous area off the coast of the small Caribbean island of St.Thomas last week.

Policemen stand guard as the car driven into the headquarters of Spain's ruling People's Party (PP) is towed away in Madrid on December 19, 2014. (REUTERS/Juan Medina)

Man rams car into HQ of Spain's ruling party

An unemployed Spaniard who said he was a ruined businessman rammed a car containing gas cylinders into the headquarters of Spain's ruling People's Party in Madrid on Friday, triggering a police alert, official spokesmen said.

Canadais Industry Minister James Moore speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Nov. 26, 2014. (CHRIS WATTIE/Reuters)

Moore touts wireless auction

The federal government is auctioning off even more wireless spectrum -- essentially the invisible infrastructure of the wireless world -- to increase competition and ultimately lower prices for cellphone users.

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Boy, 14, sentenced to 10 years for dad's murder

A 14-year-old Colorado boy who admitted shooting his father dead and concealing the death by calling the man's work for five days to say his dad was ill was sentenced on Thursday to 10 years in prison, prosecutors said.

Search and rescue team on St. Thomas. (Twitter: @AEMEAD1)

Canadian drowned in U.S. Virgin Islands

Puerto Rican officials have sent a specialized search-and-rescue team to the Caribbean island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, to recover the body of a Canadian tourist who drowned after falling into the sea.