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Leaf Rapids School Aide Charged with Sexual Assault

An educational assistant at a school in Leaf Rapids has been charged with sexual assault following inappropriate Facebook messages sent to two youths. RCMP were notified on Monday by a concerned mother regarding messages sent to her daughter through the site. Police...

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Brandon Teen Arrested Over Facebook Threat

By Sarah Klein A 17-year-old Brandon girl is facing charges after allegedly threatening to kill a 14-year-old girl on Facebook. Police say the suspect threatened the victim on the social networking website over a disput regarding some property. The teen was arrested...

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Facebook Launches Mobile Calling Feature in Canada

Canadian Facebook users have been chosen to test drive the social network's ability to place free phone calls via its mobile app. The company announced Friday its new Messenger app for iOS-enabled devices will support Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone calls....

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Facebook Adds Organ Donor Option in Canada

Facebook has added a feature for Canadian users that lets them state they're organ donors on their timelines. Transplant Manitoba applauded the addition on Wednesday, saying it compliments its own website, which allows Manitobans to register to become organ donors....

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Facebook Tips Off Winnipeg Police to Luring Suspect

A tip from Facebook led Winnipeg police to arrest a 25-year-old man for alleged Internet luring and other offences. Police say between July 14 and July 30, 2012, the man made contact with a 13-year-old girl over the social networking site and engaged in a sexual...

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RCMP Use Facebook to Negotiate with Standoff Suspect

Manitoba RCMP turned to Facebook to negotiate with a suspect who barricaded himself in a residence with a firearm on February 12. There was no phone service in the northern community of Brochet when the incident occurred, but there was Internet access. Officers in the...

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