Slain Fredericton officers leave behind families, spoke of on-the-job dangers

Robert Costello and Sara Burns have been identified as the Fredericton city police officers killed in a Friday morning shooting that left four people dead on the city’s north side.

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SpaceX to retry U.S. satellite national security launch

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SoftBank telco suffers $9 billion slump on debut after record IPO

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