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U.S. drone strike targets al-Shabab after Somalia attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Thousands of anguished Somalis gathered to pray Friday at the site of the country’s deadliest attack, while the U.S. military said it had resumed its fight against extremist group al-Shabab with a drone strike. “This pain will last for years,” said a sheikh leading the prayers, as long lines of mourners stood in front of flattened or tangled buildings. More than 300 people were killed and nearly 400 wounded in Saturday’s truck bombing in Mogadishu, with scores said to be missing. The U.S. drone strike occurred MondayRead More


Supreme Court, CRA express concern about cellphone trackers after CBC story: documents – Politics

Kristen Everson,Catherine Cullen The Supreme Court of Canada and a senior executive with the Canada Revenue Agency anxiously reached out to Canada’s communications spy agency for help after the CBC revealed cellphone tracking technology was being used near Parliament Hill, according to documents. In April, a months-long CBC News and Radio-Canada investigation revealed that someone was using cellphone spying and tracking technology in the parliamentary precinct. A day later, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced the RCMP and CSIS would launch an investigation into who was using the trackers, whileRead More


MISSING: Michael Marotta, 15, known to frequent Bayshore mall

Have you seen Michael Marotta? The 15-year-old was last seen on Friday night (Oct 13th) in the Richmond Road area. He is described as being white, 5’7 with brown eyes and short brown hair. Michael is known to hang out at the Bayshore Mall. His family is concerned for his safety. Anyone with information should contact the Ottawa Police’s Missing Persons Unit at 613-236-1222, ext2355. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


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How a Canadian astrophysics star aims to find life on exoplanets – Technology & Science

Michael MacDonald Sara Seager has pledged to spend the rest of her life searching for another Earth among the billions of stars that inhabit our night sky. “That’s our goal: to find life out there,” the Toronto-born astrophysicist says in a distinctly assured monotone, as if describing a walk to the local mall. ‘ There’s this shifting line of what is crazy.’ – Sara Seager, astrophysicist The highly acclaimed professor, who is scheduled to deliver a lecture on the heady topic later this week in Halifax, says the lofty objective isRead More


Quebec champion for English healthcare to be honoured

James Carter has spent his life championing the right to receive health care in English Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


2 murders, daytime shooting in 24 hours

Two murders and a shooting in broad daylight have hit Vancouver in the span of 24 hours. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Georgian College students brace for possible strike

With a little more than 48 hours away from a potential strike at Georgian College, students are getting anxious. Some of the college’s 11,000 students participated in a Facebook livestream on Friday as a way to vent their concerns and have outstanding questions answered. “It’s a downer on our side because we are losing school time, classes; it’s going to be hard on us,” says Marissa Gale, a pre-health sciences student. Staff at Ontario’s 24 colleges will walk out if a deal isn’t reached by 12:01 Monday morning. “It’s almostRead More


Police seek Trainyards bank robbers

Police are hoping you can help identify a couple of men suspected of robbing a bank. According to police, three men went into a bank in the Trainyards area at 3:10 p.m. on September 18th and demanded cash. The men got an undisclosed amount of cash and took off. Police have arrested Nur Said, 18, and charged him with robbery. The other two suspects are described as being in their late teens, black, 5’11 with skinny builds and were each wearing baseball hats and do-rags. Police have released images ofRead More


Canadian-American family freed from captivity make their way to Toronto

CTV News Staff Published Friday, October 13, 2017 6:14PM EDT Last Updated Friday, October 13, 2017 6:30PM EDT A Canadian man and his family are flying to Toronto after being freed during a high-stakes rescue operation in Pakistan earlier this week. Joshua Boyle, his American wife Caitlan Coleman, and their three children – who were all born in captivity, have been held hostage for five years by a Taliban-linked group. Arriving at London’s Heathrow Airport from Islamabad, Pakistan early Friday morning, they are now making their way to Toronto. Boyle’sRead More