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Toronto sisters accused in Nigerian sexual extortion scandal try to clear their name

TWO CANADIAN SISTERS ACCUSED IN NIGERIAN SEXUAL EXTORTION SCANDAL TRY TO CLEAR THEIR NAMES   Jyoti (right) and Kiran Matharoo (left), in a photo posted to Instagram in 2015. They were nicknamed the "Canadian Kardashians" and garnered a large following on Instagram. Jyoti Matharoo currently has 49k followers and has posted several documents on their blog www.Matropolitan.com. In an Instagram post Jyoti Matharoo claims there are 36 pages but they have posted only the ones pertaining to them. She stated the documents not posted include 8 pages of statements from Babatunde Oyebode, 3 pages of statements from Kiran Matharoo. History They were accused of attempting to...

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23 year old beats Murder charge, shot and killed minutes later

Alleged Murderer

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="370"] Man beats murder charge shot and killed minutes later[/caption] A man who beat his murder case when prosecutors failed to give him a speedy trial was killed minutes after leaving Cook County Jail on Monday night, according to authorities. Kamari Belmont, 23, was being held on murder and robbery charges after he allegedly shot a man during a robbery and robbed another man a few hours later in 2015.  The man he shot died weeks later. Cook County prosecutors dropped the murder charges at the end of January after allowing too much time to elapse under the state’s speedy...

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NBA Star Derek Fisher to pay $1.5 Million a year in support to his ex-wife

  Ex-NBA star Derek Fisher will pay $1.3 million a year in spousal support and $15,000.00 a month in child support to his former spouse. According to reports, Derek Fisher has agreed to pay his ex-wife $109,000 in spousal support, along with $15,000 per month in child support for their 9-year old twin boys. They will also destroy the frozen embryos as part of their divorce settlement. How is spousal support calculated? Among other factors the Courts look at: how much money each person could reasonably earn every month what the reasonable expenses are going to be for each of them, and whether an alimony award from one to...

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Saudi Man Divorces Brides Minutes After Wedding

  A Saudi bride was divorced shortly after the marriage ceremony when she ignored her groom and kept chatting with her friends on her mobile. “Following the marriage ceremony, the groom took his bride to the hotel where they had booked a room,” a relative said. “However, as soon as the bride was in the room, she kept using her mobile. Her groom tried to get closer with her and become more intimate, but he was shocked when she ignored him, not responding to his words and action. When he asked her about the reasons, she answered she was busy communicating with...

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Mississauga gives Uber one week to shut down

Mississauga gives Uber one week to shut down Mississauga council is going to wait one week for Uber to shut down or else it will scrap a proposed pilot program. Uber and other ride-sharing companies have until this coming Wednesday to shut down operations in Mississauga or else the city will pull the plug on a proposed pilot program to allow such businesses to compete with traditional taxis. “They responded, which I felt was a sign of progress and a show of good will,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie, after Wednesday’s council meeting, referring to a letter from Uber to the city indicating the...

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Poultry Farm Workers Forced To Wear Diapers

A recent report by Oxfam is shining a light on the abhorrent conditions inside the slaughterhouses of some of the nation’s largest chicken producers. And this time, we’re not just talking about what happens to the animals. Research and interviews conducted with factory workers at chicken giants Tyson, Perdue, andPilgrim’s Pride revealed a workplace culture in which bathroom breaks were reportedly so fervently discouraged that workers began to wear diapers so that they could keep working as they soiled themselves, afraid of losing their jobs if they asked to use the bathroom too many times. Sadly, this report confirms that the sickening...

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How long does it take to get a divorce?

In Ontario, a divorce can take 30 days to over a year depending on your situation. The quickest way to obtain a divorce is to file a Joint Application in which both parties agree to all the issues. You can then file your Affidavit of Divorce along with your marriage certificate. There are three heads under which individuals can seek divorce: Parties have been separated for 12 months; Adultery; Cruelty. Depending on how quickly your documents are prepared and filed and the number of cases being handled by the Court in your area it can take 30 days to over a year. In most cases we...

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What is the difference between a simple divorce and a joint divorce?

A divorce application may be started by filing an application for divorce with their spouse as a respondent or a joint application. SIMPLE DIVORCE A simple divorce can be the most inexpensive avenue to obtain a divorce Order. You can get a divorce by proving that your marriage is over. You can prove this by showing that you have been separated for a year, or that your husband or wife has had a sexual relationship with another person, or that your husband or wife has been physically or mentally cruel to you. In this application you will name your spouse as the respondent....

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Family Law – Which Court do I apply to?

In Ontario, family law matters are dealt with in separate courts. Each avenue has its benefits and drawbacks. You must apply to the Superior Court of Justice if you want to do the following: Apply for a simple divorce; Ask for custody, access or support as part of the divorce; Equalization and division of family property. You can apply to the Ontario Court of Justice if you want to do the following: Spousal support; Custody or access to children. This Court also hears adoption and child protections matters. You and your spouse can also resolve matters and issues between each other through private settlement, negotiation, collaborative family law, mediation...

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What is the Superior Court of Justice?

The Superior Court of Justice is one of the busiest trial courts in the world. The Court has jurisdiction over criminal, civil, and family cases, and is the largest superior trial court in Canada. The Divisional Court, the Small Claims Court, and the Family Court are all branches of the Superior Court of Justice. The Superior Court sits in 52 locations across Ontario and its complement of over 300 federally appointed judges serves millions of people throughout the province. Every day, the judges and judicial officials of the Court work to provide Ontarians with effective, affordable, and timely justice; the dedication and integrity they bring to their courtrooms makes the Superior Court one of the most...

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