Senegal accuses police of ‘savagely beating’ one of its Ottawa diplomats

Senegal accuses police of ‘savagely beating’ one of its Ottawa diplomats

GATINEAU, THAT. — Senegal is accusing Canadian police of “savagely beating” one of its diplomats earlier this week. The Gatineau police service (SPVG) says instead that it faced “an aggressive person” who allegedly injured two police officers. In a press release dated Thursday and made public on Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Senegal … Read more

Alex Jones’ company files for bankruptcy amid Texas trial to award damages to Sandy Hook families

Alex Jones’ company files for bankruptcy amid Texas trial to award damages to Sandy Hook families

New York CNN Business — Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ primary company filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, an unexpected move that comes as a trial is underway in Texas to determine how much in damages he will have to pay the families of two Sandy Hook victims who sued and won a default judgment … Read more

Alaska teen shot, killed 3 siblings before turning gun on himself: police – National

Alaska teen shot, killed 3 siblings before turning gun on himself: police – National

Four children have died after a 15-year-old boy from Alaska shot and killed three of his siblings before turning the gun on himself, Alaska State Troopers wrote in a press release. The tragic deaths occurred Tuesday afternoon. Local authorities received a report at 4:17 pm that shots had been fired at a residence in Fairbanks, … Read more

Ottawa’s most expensive home is on the market for $8.8 million

Ottawa’s most expensive home is on the market for .8 million

On the shores of the Ottawa River in the community of Dunrobin, Ont., sits Ottawa’s most expensive home on the market. River View Estate is a 27.8-acre property featuring a home with water views, wooded trails, sports facilities and 835 feet of waterfront, according to the listing on Christie’s International Real Estate. “Simply spectacular! This … Read more

Half a million Toronto residents in apartments with no air conditioning this summer

Half a million Toronto residents in apartments with no air conditioning this summer

Kiki Jones has spent the past few days taking cold showers, avoiding physical activity, keeping the blinds shut and blasting electric fans in their non-air-conditioned apartment in Toronto. But despite those measures, the 31-year-old hasn’t found much relief from the intense summer heat that’s gripped the city this week. “I’ve lived in Toronto for about … Read more

Yoga Instructor Kaitlin Armstrong Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Pro Cyclist Moriah Wilson

Yoga Instructor Kaitlin Armstrong Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Pro Cyclist Moriah Wilson

Kaitlin Armstrong, the Texas woman accused of fatally shooting elite cyclist Moriah “Mo” Wilson, entered a not guilty plea in her first court appearance Wednesday morning, CBS Austin reports. After changing her appearance and attempting to evade authorities in Costa Rica for 43 days, Armstrong is back in Austin where she stands accused of murder … Read more

Murder charge ugly in Kipling station fire death

Murder charge ugly in Kipling station fire death

A man accused of setting a woman on fire at Kipling Station last month was charged with first-degree murder on Monday, according to Toronto police. The victim, identified by Toronto police in a release on Monday night as 28-year-old Nyima Dolma, succumbed to her injuries on July 5. The alleged attack took place June 17, … Read more

World leaders react to the assassination of Shinzo Abe

World leaders react to the assassination of Shinzo Abe

World leaders and public figures across the globe are reeling on Friday following the shocking news that former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot and killed during a campaign speech in western Japan. Abe, a divisive arch-conservative who had been the country’s longest-serving prime minister, was shot from behind minutes after he started his … Read more

Suspect confesses to killing Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, says hit was ‘just business’

Suspect confesses to killing Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, says hit was ‘just business’

A person holds up a picture of slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia during a protest in Valletta, Malta, on Nov. 20, 2019.Guglielmo Mangiapane/Reuters The man accused of detonating a car bomb that killed a prominent Maltese journalist has confessed to the crime in an interview with a Reuters reporter and says he will soon implicate … Read more

Ontario inquest seeks to prevent intimate-partner killings

Ontario inquest seeks to prevent intimate-partner killings

In the seven years since a man with a history of violence against women murdered three women — his former partners Anastasia Kuzyk and Nathalie Warmerdam, and a woman who rejected him, Carol Culleton — in one day in rural Eastern Ontario, more than 280 women have been killed by their intimate partners in Canada. … Read more