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--Thirteenth NewsWatch--
[January 10, 2014]

--Thirteenth NewsWatch--

(Canadian Press Broadcast Wire (Canada) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) (NB-Train-Derailment) (Audio: 113) Three cars of a C-N Rail freight train that derailed Tuesday evening in northwestern New Brunswick are still burning.

And a senior investigator with the Transportation Safety Board says the flames are preventing him from getting a close look at the cars and the track and pinpoint a cause.

Guy Laporte says investigators have found a cracked wheel and a broken rail.

C-N believes a wheel and axle failure were to blame. (13) (Daughter-Killed-Inquiry) (Audio: 112) Conservative critic Ian Wishart says the Manitoba government needs to release a report into a five-year-old's death as a matter of public safety.

The province has decided to wait until two byelections are held before releasing a report into how social services failed to protect Phoenix Sinclair.

She was tortured and beaten before being murdered by her mother and stepfather.

Her death went undiscovered for months.

Wishart says there are almost 10-thousand Manitoba children in care, and their safety is more important than byelections. (13) (Cyberbullying-Ads) (Audio: 118) Justice Minister Peter MacKay talked to school children in Halifax this morning about cyberbullying and the law.

He used the visit to launch a national campaign the federal government hopes will raise awareness of the problem and protect children online.

The first phase of the campaign is called Stop Hating Online, and features T-V and online ads that show when cyberbullying becomes a crime. (13) (NS-Bullying-Suicide) Flight delays at Toronto's Pearson airport have led to a delay in the case against two Nova Scotia teens facing child pornography charges.

The boys were charged following the death of 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons.

She was taken off life-support following a suicide attempt last April that her family says was the result of bullying.

The Crown lawyer handling the case is expected to arrive in time for the case to proceed tomorrow. (13) (Cyber-Clothing) This week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas isn't the only place where wearable technology is creating a buzz this week.

B-C Science and Technology Minister Greg Rickford has announced 8.5-million dollars in funding for 10 projects at U-B-C, including clothing that charges cell phones.

Rickford says that project and one on clothing that monitors someone's heart rate is the type of innovation that will strengthen economic growth and create jobs. (13) (Britain-Brit-Awards) Arcade Fire has been nominated for a Brit Award -- Britain's equivalent of the Grammys.

The Montreal group is nominated in the international category, along with Drake, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga.

David Bowie, who turned 67 yesterday, is up for male British artist of the year and album of the year for ``The Next Day'' -- his first release in a decade. (13) (NewsWatch by Dawn Kelly) (The Canadian Press) (c) 2014 The Canadian Press

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