Japanese former leader Abe honoured at divisive state funeral

Akie Abe, widow of former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, right, hands off her husband's remains to Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during the state funeral at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, on Sept. 27, 2022. (Eugene Hoshiko / AP) Akie Abe, widow of former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, right, hands off her husband's remains to Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during the state funeral at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, on Sept. 27, 2022. (Eugene Hoshiko / AP)

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'I am not a criminal': Habs goalie Carey Price speaks against controversial firearms bill

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price has taken a stance against Ottawa's controversial Bill C-21, which would refine the definition of prohibited assault-style firearms -- drawing the ire of Canadian hunters who say the definition would outlaw weapons used within their practice. Meanwhile, the Liberals have repeatedly stated their intention is not to go after hunters but to restrict certain firearms designed for the 'battlefield.'

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