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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of 2 California deputies, shooting of 2 others

TileSACRAMENTO, Calif. - A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after two sheriff's deputies were killed during a series of shootings that spanned about six hours across two California counties. A third deputy and a bystander were also shot during the spree. Marcelo Marquez, 34, was taken alive Friday afternoon from a home in Auburn after the initial ...

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of 2 California deputies, shooting of 2 others

Story ImageSACRAMENTO, Calif. - A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after two Northern California sheriff's deputies were killed during a series of shootings that spanned about six hours and 30 miles across two Northern California counties. A third deputy and a bystander were also shot during the spree.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Powder-filled envelope sends employee at Canada's consulate in Turkey to hospital

ISTANBUL - Canada's consulate in Istanbul was closed Friday after an employee opened a package filled with yellow powder.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Slain soldier riding Highway of Heroes on last trip to Hamilton hometown

Story ImageStrains of "O Canada" mingled with traffic noise as thousands of people paid their respects to a soldier gunned down at the National War Memorial this week as he made his final journey back to his hometown of Hamilton on Friday.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Harper on hand for Redblacks pre-game tribute in Ottawa to two slain soldiers

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper sang "O Canada" with thousands of football fans tonight during a pre-game ceremony in Ottawa to honour two Canadian soldiers killed in domestic attacks over the past week.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Authorities: Remains found are those of missing UK-born student Hannah Graham

Story ImageCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a British-born university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Egypt declares a state of emergency in northern Sinai, after attack kills 30

Story ImageEL-ARISH, Egypt - A co-ordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist...

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Omnibus budget bill restricts refugee access to social assistance

OTTAWA - Buried in the Harper government's latest massive, omnibus budget bill is legislation that could restrict the ability of refugee claimants to access social assistance.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Police: 2 dead, including student gunman who shot self, in high school attack near Seattle

Story ImageMARYSVILLE, Wash. - A student walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday and without saying a word opened fire, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

As feds plan new anti-terror laws, some ask why current ones aren't being used

OTTAWA - The Conservative government is expected to give police and spies new tools to fight terrorism as early as next week.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Bail hearing next month for man charged in Quebec's 2012 election shooting

MONTREAL - A bail hearing for the man charged in a fatal shooting at a Parti Quebecois victory celebration during the 2012 provincial election will be held next month.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Ottawa gunman hit by several volleys from security forces before fatal shot

OTTAWA - The gunman who charged into Parliament after shooting a Canadian Forces reservist was struck by nearly a dozen bullets from security officers and finally was brought down by Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Authorities: Remains found are those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham

Story ImageRICHMOND, Va. - Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search that left the campus and community on edge.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

CSIS firearm policies leave gun-toting spies without proper cover: watchdog

OTTAWA - The national intelligence watchdog has found "serious issues" with the policy that allows Canadian spies to carry guns in overseas hotspots.

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