David Chen, centre, flanked by MP Olivia Chow and his lawyer, David Lindsay, shows his relief Friday after being found not guilty on charges of assault and forcible confinement. (Patrick Morrell/CBC)
1) Toronto Chinatown grocer found not guilty
A Toronto Chinatown grocer and his two co-accused have been found not guilty on charges of assault and forcible confinement.
2) Fired federal adviser to get $1M settlement
A former federal bureaucrat wrongfully dismissed by the Public Works Department will collect more than a million dollars in lost wages and damages, the second former employee of the department to receive such a settlement.
3) Suspicious items were explosive: Obama
U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday that suspicious packages found on planes in the United Kingdom and Dubai contained explosive materials, and he has directed the Department of Homeland Security and intelligence agencies to take whatever steps are necessary to protect Americans from a terrorist attack.
4) Billboard ban draws legal threat
Montreal's Plateau Mont-Royal borough has received a lawyer's letter advising it to back down on its plan to ban billboards.
5) CFL fines Blue Bomber for pink gloves
Winnipeg Blue Bombers fullback Jon Oosterhuis has been fined by the CFL for wearing pink gloves in support of breast cancer awareness during a recent football game.