#1 — CBC | TransAlta timed power outages to drive up prices, says commission
The Alberta Utilities Commission has concluded that TransAlta Corp. deliberately timed power outages at power plants at peak times in order to drive up electricity prices.
#2 — CNews | Billionaire’s criminal suit against CBC ‘may have merit,’ says judge
A criminal prosecution launched by Winnipeg clothing designer Peter Nygard against CBC producers and Fifth Estate host Bob McKeown is being allowed to proceed.
#3 — CTV | Baby to inhert millions if proven daughter of murdered West Vancouver man
VANCOUVER – A Chinese woman trying to prove her baby daughter has sole claim to the fortune of a murdered West Vancouver millionaire has won her bid for a paternity test.
#4 — Globe | Appointment of Russ Brown extends Harper’s influence on Supreme Court
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has named Russ Brown, a conservative judge from Alberta, to the Supreme Court of Canada – the third appointment in 15 months to the country’s most powerful court without parliamentary involvement.
#5 — Postmedia | ‘Public shaming’ turns couple who locked puppy in bathroom, then went on vacation into pariahs
They were called white trash.
They were told to never have children.
#6 — BBC | Libya trial: Gaddafi son sentenced to death over war crimes
A court in Libya has sentenced Col Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saif al-Islam, and eight others to death over war crimes linked to the 2011 revolution.
#7 — CNS | State Dept. Inspector General Contradicts Clinton
(CNSNews.com) – The inspectors general for the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Intelligence Community issued a joint written statement late Friday afternoon asserting that emails that Hillary Clinton had on her personal email account while she was Secretary of State, and that she kept on a personal server after she left the government, “contained classified information when they were generated,” “remain classified today” and “should never have been transmitted via an unclassified personal system.”
#8 — Fox | Mississippi school district fined $7500 for opening assembly with prayer
Allowing a school assembly honoring high-achievers to open with a prayer made one Mississippi school district $7,500 poorer – and a student who sued $2,500 richer.
#9 — DM | A massive El Nino is STILL growing
In California, they’re counting on it to end an historic drought; in Peru, they’ve already declared a pre-emptive emergency to prepare for devastating flooding.
Experts say El Nino is set to be the largest in well over a decade – and will increase the price of coffee, chocolate and sugar.
#10 — WT | Obama decries GOP for distorting facts of Iran deal
President Obama belittled Republican presidential candidates Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump Monday for playing “fast and loose” with the facts of his administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, scolding them for “sad” and irresponsible behavior.