Brothers in botched BC bank robbery had become angry and radical, obsessed with guns and ‘government tyranny’

Brothers in botched BC bank robbery had become angry and radical, obsessed with guns and ‘government tyranny’

Mathew, left, and Isaac Auchterlonie, 22-year-old twin brothers from Duncan, BC, are suspects in a case of armed robbery and shooting at a Saanich bank.Handout A portrait has begun to emerge of Mathew and Isaac Auchterlonie, 22-year-old brothers from central Vancouver Island who were named Saturday as suspects in a botched robbery last week at … Read more

Canadian volunteer fighter severely wounded in Ukraine hopes online campaign helps him get back home

Canadian volunteer fighter severely wounded in Ukraine hopes online campaign helps him get back home

JT, a Canadian volunteer fighter, shows one of his pictures from the front lines in Ukraine.Photography by Anton Skyba/The Globe and Mail A Canadian military veteran who served in Bosnia and Afghanistan before volunteering to fight for Ukraine will spend Canada Day lying seriously wounded in a hospital, hoping an online campaign will raise enough … Read more

Governor-General Mary Simon faces legal challenge over appointment

Governor-General Mary Simon faces legal challenge over appointment

Mary Simon is sworn in as the first Indigenous Governor General of Canada during a ceremony in the Senate chamber in Ottawa on July 26, 2021.BLAIR GABLE/X02562 A group of Quebeckers has filed a legal challenge of the appointment of Mary Simon as Governor-General on the grounds that her inability to speak French violates constitutional … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell put on suicide watch, may seek sentencing delay, lawyer says

Ghislaine Maxwell put on suicide watch, may seek sentencing delay, lawyer says

The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC), which is operated by the US Federal Bureau of Prisons, is pictured in Brooklyn, New York, US, December 8, 2020.BRENDAN MCDERMID/Reuters Ghislaine Maxwell has been put on suicide watch at a Brooklyn jail, and may seek to delay her Tuesday sentencing for aiding Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse of underage girls, … Read more

US Rep. Mary Miller calls Roe decision ‘victory for white life’

US Rep.  Mary Miller calls Roe decision ‘victory for white life’

Rep. Mary Miller (R-IL) speaks at the Save America Rally after forming US President Donald Trump endorsed her in Mendon, Illinois, US June 25, 2022.KATE MUNSCH/Reuters US Rep. Mary Miller of Illinois, speaking at a rally Saturday night with former President Donald Trump, called the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade has “victory for … Read more

Biden ‘fine’ after falling off bike during beach ride in Delaware, White House says

Biden ‘fine’ after falling off bike during beach ride in Delaware, White House says

US President Joe Biden is helped by US Secret Service agents after he fell trying to get off his bike to greet a crowd on a trail at Gordons Pond in Rehoboth Beach, Del., Saturday, June 18, 2022.SARAH SILBIGER/The New York Times News Service US President Joe Biden fell when he tried to get off … Read more

Members of Patriot Front charged with planning riot at Idaho pride event

Members of Patriot Front charged with planning riot at Idaho pride event

Police in northwest Idaho arrested more than two dozen members of a white nationalist group on Saturday and charged them with planning to stage a riot near a LGBTQ pride event, authorities said. Lee White, police chief in the city of Coeur D’Alene, told reporters 31 members of Patriot Front face misdemeanour charges of conspiracy … Read more

German investigators question driver after ‘dark day’ for Berlin

German investigators question driver after ‘dark day’ for Berlin

A man wearing a police vest walks near a car that crashed into a group of pedestrians in Berlin, on June 8.MICHELE TANTUSSI/Reuters Authorities had yet to establish a motive on Thursday for a 29-year-old German-Armenian man who rammed his car into a group of schoolchildren in Berlin, killing a teacher and leaving another fighting … Read more

Armed man arrested near home of US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

Armed man arrested near home of US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

A California man armed with a handgun who planned to kill Brett Kavanaugh was arrested on Wednesday near the conservative US Supreme Court justice’s Maryland home, voicing distress about the expected reversal of a landmark decision legalizing abortion nationwide, authorities said. The man, identified as 26-year-old Nicholas Roske of Simi Valley, was carrying a handgun … Read more

Driver of pickup truck alleged to have hit multiple people at residential school memorial march in BC turns himself in

Driver of pickup truck alleged to have hit multiple people at residential school memorial march in BC turns himself in

People at a residential school memorial march in Mission, BC A Mission RCMP statement posted on Saturday said the truck made contact with ‘approximately four’ people, injuring two.Courtesy of Robert Jago/Handout The driver of a pickup truck that allegedly struck several people at a residential school memorial march in Mission, BC has turned himself in … Read more