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Metro Snapshot: April 23, 2008

Robert Baltovich was judged not guilty, Brenda Martin was judged guilty, and the Conservatives told Elections Canada it shouldn't &quot;pass judgment&quot; on how candidates' campaign money is spent. <strong>To find out what you need to know today, <a href="http://www.metronews.ca/ottawa/metrosnapshot/article/43585">read the Metro Snapshot</a>.</strong>



Robert Baltovich was found not guilty of the 1990 murder of his girlfriend Elizabeth Bain, Brenda Martin was found guilty by a Mexican judge of involvement in a scam, and the Conservatives said Elections Canada should not "pass judgment" on how candidates spend campaign money. Police said they were the target of rioting in Montreal, and World Vision cut aid in the face of soaring food prices.

Hillary Clinton won the Pennsylvania primary, keeping her in the race for the Democratic nomination, while Republican John McCain defended free trade in an Ohio steel town. The United Nations warned that the conflict in Darfur is getting worse, and separate bombings in Iraq killed marines, police, and civilians. Rescuers in Brazil were searching for a man who disappeared after floating into the sky strapped to hundreds of helium party balloons.


Former Law & Order star Angie Harmon posed naked for Allure magazine, and risqué pictures of someone who resembles singer-actress Miley Cyrus
were circulating on the Internet. American Idol contestants sang Broadway show tunes.

 
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