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B.C. parents are spending way above the Canadian average for school costs. (QMI AGENCY)

B.C. parents pay more for school

B.C. parents are paying about $800 more per year than the average Canadian on costs associated with education, according to the NRG Research Group.

National Guard troops stand guard at a staging area inside a shopping center parking lot in Ferguson, Missouri August 21, 2014. (REUTERS/Adrees Latif)

March, memorial planned in Ferguson

Another march and a memorial service are planned for Friday in the violence-weary town of Ferguson, Missouri, where the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by a police officer has prompted two weeks of protests.

This photo taken on August 12, 2014 shows the suitcase where the body of a woman was found inside, displayed at a police station in Nusa Dua on the Indonesian resort island of Bali. (AFP PHOTO/SONNY TUMBELAKA)

Suitcase murder witnessed say pair argued

An American woman whose body was found in a suitcase on the resort island of Bali and her daughter were seen arguing in the lobby of their hotel, police said on Friday, as a U.S. attorney headed to Indonesia to advise the teen.

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Teen pleads guilty, sentenced in swastika attack

An Oregon teenager pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 11 years in prison on Thursday for taking part in an attack on a friend who was beaten, forced to eat cat feces and had a swastika carved into his forehead, prosecutors said.

Man allegedly killed his cousin over DVDs

An Alabama man charged with stabbing his cousin to death after fighting over DVDs of "The Fast and the Furious" films wants his case thrown out because he acted in self-defense under the state's "stand your ground" law, prosecutors said on Thursday.

U.S. journalist James Foley is pictured in Aleppo, Syria in November 2012, in this family photo released to Reuters on May 3, 2013. (Photo courtesy Foley family by Nicole Tung/Handout via Reuters)

ISIS email to Foley's family published

The online news publication that employed slain U.S. journalist James Foley has published the full text of the email to his family from his Islamist militant captors in which they said they would execute him in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes.