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  • Ottawa bus-train crash draft report submitted to city, Via Rail Wed, 29 Jul, 2015

    The Transportation Safety Board has finished a draft report into the fatal 2013 bus-train crash in Ottawa that killed six people. The technical findings included in … More »Ottawa bus-train crash draft report submitted to city, Via Rail

    The Transportation Safety Board has finished a draft report into the fatal 2013 bus-train crash in Ottawa that killed six people. The technical findings included in the draft report were submitted to the City of Ottawa and Via Rail in mid-July, according to standard procedure. The city and Via will be able to comment …

  • John Nuttall, Amanda Korody, too incompetent to plan terror attack, defence says Tue, 28 Jul, 2015

    RCMP tactics are on trial at an entrapment hearing in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. Questions are being raised about just how far police can go in these types of situations. … More »John Nuttall, Amanda Korody, too incompetent to plan terror attack, defence says

    RCMP tactics are on trial at an entrapment hearing in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. Questions are being raised about just how far police can go in these types of situations. John Nuttall and Amanda Korody were found guilty in June 2015 of masterminding a plot to bomb the B.C. legislature in 2013 on Canada Day. Then …

  • U.S. say may weigh-in on PLO terror support lawsuit Tue, 28 Jul, 2015

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government may weigh in on whether the Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestinian Authority must post a multimillion-dollar … More »U.S. say may weigh-in on PLO terror support lawsuit

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government may weigh in on whether the Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestinian Authority must post a multimillion-dollar bond, which they have resisted doing, while the groups appeal a jury's finding that they supported terrorist attacks in Israel. The U.S. Department …

  • Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron waits to greet his Ukrainian counterpart Arseniy Yatsenyuk at Number 10 Downing Street in London
    UK's Cameron says ready to bomb militants in Libya and Syria if plot threat seen Mon, 27 Jul, 2015

    By Gayatri Suroyo and Andrew Osborn JAKARTA/LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday he was ready to order air strikes on Islamist militant targets … More »UK's Cameron says ready to bomb militants in Libya and Syria if plot threat seen

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron waits to greet his Ukrainian counterpart Arseniy Yatsenyuk at Number 10 Downing Street in London

    By Gayatri Suroyo and Andrew Osborn JAKARTA/LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday he was ready to order air strikes on Islamist militant targets in Libya and Syria to prevent attacks on the streets of Britain as he stepped up his rhetoric against Islamic State insurgents. "If there is a threat …

  • UK paper says Prince William's air rescue helicopter can easily be tracked, posing terror risk Sun, 26 Jul, 2015

    A British newspaper said it has uncovered a major royal security breach by using an inexpensive app to track Prince William's air rescue ambulance while it is in the … More »UK paper says Prince William's air rescue helicopter can easily be tracked, posing terror risk

    A British newspaper said it has uncovered a major royal security breach by using an inexpensive app to track Prince William's air rescue ambulance while it is in the air. The Mail on Sunday said the 2.99 pound ($4.65) app allowed it to keep close track of William as he flew in his capacity as a private pilot with East …

  • A sign for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service building is shown in Ottawa, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. The United Nations human rights committee raised concerns Thursday about Canada’s new anti-terror legislation, saying it could run afoul of the International Covenant on Civil and Political rights. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

    The United Nation's first review in 10 years of Canada's compliance with an international rights treaty has resulted in concerns being raised on a swath of issues from pay equity to new anti-terror legislation. In a report released Thursday, the United Nations Human Rights Committee said positive steps have been taken …

  • Lindsay Kantha Souvannarath arrives at provincial court for a preliminary hearing in Halifax on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Souvannarath and Randall Steven Shepherd are charged with conspiracy to commit murder in a plot to open fire at a Halifax shopping mall. Two people accused of plotting to attack a Halifax shopping mall will go to trial. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

    Two young people accused of plotting to shoot shoppers at a Halifax mall have been committed to stand trial on several charges, including conspiracy to commit murder. A preliminary hearing, which lasted a total of three days, wrapped up Thursday for 23-year-old Lindsay Kantha Souvannarath of Geneva, Ill., and 21-year-old …

  • Halifax mall shooting plot case's preliminary hearing ends

    The two people accused of plotting a mass shooting in Halifax on Valentine's Day will be in court in August to set a trial date. "The social media in particular is voluminous. It's exceptional, although I would note it's becoming less uncommon for cases to have a lot of social media evidence," prosecutor Mark Heerema …

  • Chiheb Esseghaier is led off a plane by an RCMP officer at Buttonville Airport just north of Toronto on April 23, 2013. A Toronto judge has decided to order a further mental health assessment for Esseghaier, a man found guilty in a terror plot to derail a passenger train. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

    Justice Michael Code ordered a fresh 30-day assessment for Chiheb Esseghaier under Ontario's Mental Health Act on Friday, in what he has called a very complicated matter. "The issue before me is not whether Esseghaier was fit at the time when his trial commenced or concluded," Code emphasized. The new assessment, which …

  • A 15 year-old British boy has pleaded guilty to inciting an attack on an ANZAC day parade in Melbourne in April, prosecutors said. The boy, who cannot be named due to his age, entered the plea on Thursday in answer to a charge of inciting another person to commit an act of terrorism, wholly or partly outside Britain, the …

  • A 15-year-old British boy pleaded guilty on Thursday to inciting terrorism by encouraging another teenager to kill police officers during a war memorial ceremony in Australia. The teen, who was 14 when he was arrested, will be sentenced on Sept. 3.

  • An investigator walks by the entrance of a Navy and Marine center in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Law enforcement officials for the first time provided details about how Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez crashed the gates with his car and opened fire on the service members inspecting equipment there, killing four Marines and one sailor. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)

    Twenty Marines and two Navy corpsmen were in the middle of an otherwise mundane task, just checking their equipment after a training mission, when the silver Mustang convertible came barrelling through the gates of the reserve centre on the banks of the Tennessee River. The driver blasted his way through that facility …

  • Tour di Via Italia gets help from council, but still needs money

    A long-running Windsor bicycle race will catch a break from the city that will keep some of its costs down, but its organizers say they are still scrambling to find the funds they need to make it a success. The 57th annual Tour di Via Italia is taking place on Sept. 6, but how grand of an event it will be will depend on …

  • Nejib Belhaj-Chtioui has been sentenced to 20 months behind bars after he pleaded guilty Monday to two terror hoax charges. Belhaj-Chtioui was arrested on Dec. 7, 2014 at Montreal's Trudeau International Airport after he disembarked from a flight from Tunisia. The Criminal Code of Canada states that a hoax regarding a …

  • Via Rail service between Toronto and Montreal and Toronto and Ottawa has resumed Sunday after a CN freight train derailment Saturday in Bowmanville.Speed restrictions at the site of the derailment and possible railway congestion are expected to cause delays for rail commuters.On Saturday, a CN freight train derailment near …