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  • Bill C-51: Little Mosque on the Prairie creator worried by anti-terror bill
    Bill C-51: Little Mosque on the Prairie creator worried by anti-terror bill 11 hours ago

    In the 1990s, she said, she began to wear the hijab — "one of the first waves" of Canadian Muslims to do so, she said. Nawaz, who works with the Islamic Association … More »Bill C-51: Little Mosque on the Prairie creator worried by anti-terror bill

    Bill C-51: Little Mosque on the Prairie creator worried by anti-terror bill

    In the 1990s, she said, she began to wear the hijab — "one of the first waves" of Canadian Muslims to do so, she said. Nawaz, who works with the Islamic Association of Saskatchewan, appeared alongside security experts Ray Boisvert and David Harris, both of whom came out in strong support of the bill. Boisvert told MPs …

  • Prince Edward Island RCMP make arrest on terror-related peace bond
    Prince Edward Island RCMP make arrest on terror-related peace bond Wed, 25 Mar, 2015

    Prince Edward Island RCMP have arrested Seyed Amir Hossein Raisolsadat under a section of the Criminal Code related to terrorism. RCMP said Raisolsadat, 20, of Stratford, … More »Prince Edward Island RCMP make arrest on terror-related peace bond

    Prince Edward Island RCMP make arrest on terror-related peace bond

    Prince Edward Island RCMP have arrested Seyed Amir Hossein Raisolsadat under a section of the Criminal Code related to terrorism. RCMP said Raisolsadat, 20, of Stratford, P.E.I., was arrested Tuesday under Section 810.01 of the Criminal Code, which says police may pursue an application for an order to keep the peace if …

  • Cuban ambassador to Canada calls US terror listing nonsense, impediment Tue, 24 Mar, 2015

    The Cuban ambassador to Canada says Washington's "nonsensical" decision to list Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism is one of several impediments to his country normalizing … More »Cuban ambassador to Canada calls US terror listing nonsense, impediment

    The Cuban ambassador to Canada says Washington's "nonsensical" decision to list Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism is one of several impediments to his country normalizing relations with the United States. Julio Garmendia Pena's speech at an Ottawa university Monday night was a rare public appearance by a Cuban diplomat …

  • First photos Germanwings flight debris, black box found
    White House: Germanwings crash doesn't appear to be terror attack Tue, 24 Mar, 2015

    The crash of a Germanwings Airbus plane in a remote area of the French Alps on Tuesday does not appear to have been caused by a terror attack, White House said, adding … More »White House: Germanwings crash doesn't appear to be terror attack

    First photos Germanwings flight debris, black box found

    The crash of a Germanwings Airbus plane in a remote area of the French Alps on Tuesday does not appear to have been caused by a terror attack, White House said, adding that U.S. officials stand ready to help investigate. "There is no indication of a nexus to terrorism at this time,” National Security Council spokeswoman …

  • Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser, accused of plotting to derail a passenger train travelling between Canada and the U.S., are shown in sketches. Jaser is facing four terror-related charges while Esseghaier is facing five. Not guilty pleas have been entered for both men. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tammy Hoy, John Mantha
    Guilty verdicts for two men accused in terror Via Rail plot Fri, 20 Mar, 2015

    After a marathon 10 days of deliberations, the 12-member panel found Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier guilty of a terror-related conspiracy to commit murder, which carries … More »Guilty verdicts for two men accused in terror Via Rail plot

    Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser, accused of plotting to derail a passenger train travelling between Canada and the U.S., are shown in sketches. Jaser is facing four terror-related charges while Esseghaier is facing five. Not guilty pleas have been entered for both men. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tammy Hoy, John Mantha

    After a marathon 10 days of deliberations, the 12-member panel found Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier guilty of a terror-related conspiracy to commit murder, which carries a sentence of up to life in prison. Esseghaier was found guilty of an additional count of the same offence. Esseghaier, 32, was found guilty on that …

  • Giovana, right and Hector Gonzalez, both from Nicaragua, pose for a picture, during an interview with The Associated Press after surviving the attack at Tunis’ National Bardo Museum, at the Las Ramblas boulevard in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, March 20, 2015. Miami resident Giovana Gonzalez had just finished a brief bathroom break at the end of a museum tour when “shooters started shooting everybody.” “Everyone ran in different directions,” Gonzalez told The Associated Press after disembarking from her cruise ship Friday in Barcelona. Gonzalez, 46, and her husband were on a cruise to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. Giovana and Hector Gonzalez hid behind pillars in the labyrinth-like museum for three to four hours, cringing at the sound of gunfire. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Around lunchtime, the crackle of gunfire broke the leisurely calm of a visit to one of Tunisia's best-known museums: At least two attackers went on a rampage targeting tourists. By the end, after police traded fire with the gunmen and special forces barrelled in, the duo and 21 others were dead. Tunisia's deadliest terror …

  • A Canadian jury on Friday found two men guilty of planning to derail a passenger train traveling between Canada and the United States in a plot intended to instill fear and force the two countries to withdraw troops from Muslim lands. The case against Tunisian postdoctoral student Chiheb Esseghaier, 32, and Raed Jaser, …

  • Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser, accused of plotting to derail a passenger train travelling between Canada and the U.S., are shown in sketches. Jaser is facing four terror-related charges while Esseghaier is facing five. Not guilty pleas have been entered for both men. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tammy Hoy, John Mantha

    Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier, two men accused of plotting to derail a Via passenger train travelling between Canada and the U.S., have been found guilty of a series of terror-related charges.

  • TORONTO - Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier were found guilty Friday on terrorism charges in connection with a plot to derail a Via Rail passenger train travelling between Canada and the U.S. Here are five facts about each man:

  • TORONTO - Secretly recorded conversations between an undercover FBI agent and two men found guilty of terrorism charges in a plot to derail a passenger train, formed the bulk of evidence presented at their trial. Here are five memorable excerpts from those intercepts.

  • Key dates in the case of Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier, who were found guilty Friday on terror-related charges in connection with a plot to derail a passenger train travelling from New York and Toronto. April 22, 2013: Jaser is arrested in Toronto and Esseghaier is arrested in Montreal. They are charged in what the …

  • A teenage boy from the Edmonton area has been charged with trying to leave Canada to commit an act of terror, CBC News has learned. The 17-year-old was arrested Thursday in Beaumont, south of the city, by the RCMP's integrated national security enforcement team. The teen was charged with trying to leave the country to …

  • As the morning of Canada Day slipped away from him, John Nuttall knew something was wrong. He and his wife, Amanda Korody, had planted their homemade pressure-cooker bombs at the British Columbia legislature in the early morning of July 1, 2013, a jury has heard, and the time of the planned detonation had come and gon …

  • Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser, accused of plotting to derail a passenger train travelling between Canada and the U.S., are shown in sketches. Jaser is facing four terror-related charges while Esseghaier is facing five. Not guilty pleas have been entered for both men. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tammy Hoy, John Mantha

    The 12-member panel at the trial of Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier asked if certain testimony from an undercover FBI agent who befriended the pair could be played back to them. Jaser's lawyer has argued his client was never actually intent on carrying out any terrorist activities, but was only feigning interest as part …

  • Handout life reconstruction image of the Carnufex carolensis

    By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The "Carolina butcher" has been found and is just as scary as the name suggests. Scientists on Thursday said they had unearthed fossils in North Carolina of a big land-dwelling croc that lived about 231 million years ago, walked on its hind legs and was a top land predator right before …