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June 24, 2017 2:14 PM ‘A helluva shot’: Canada’s top soldier lauds record-breaking sniper

The Canadian sniper team which killed an ISIL fighter at a record distance saved lives by stopping an enemy attack in its tracks, Canada’s top general, Jonathan Vance, said Friday in an interview. “The guys were sitting back and overwatching a difficult operation and saw that the Iraqis were going to get ambushed. They were about to get hit hard,” Vance 5

June 24, 2017 5:54 AM McPhee begins filling Vegas prospect cupboard

Glass honoured to be Knights' first ever draft pick CHICAGO — George McPhee left United Center destined for his downtown hotel, likely dreaming of his bed and a long sleep after the craziest week of his professional career. After picking three times in the top 15 of Round 1 on Friday night – the first selections in club history – the Golden Knights will have 10 more picks 9

June 23, 2017 11:41 AM British police lay terror-related murder charges against alleged mosque attacker

Darren Osborne, 47, will appear in court later Friday British police on Friday laid terrorism-related murder and attempted murder charges against a man after a van was driven at Muslim worshippers leaving a mosque following prayers earlier this week. Darren Osborne, 47, is accused of plowing the rented vehicle into the group of worshippers in Finsbury 8

June 23, 2017 3:32 AM Durant marches Alouettes past Roughriders in CFL opener

QB Darian Durant burns former team with two TD passes in Montreal debut. MONTREAL—Darian Durant threw touchdown passes to B.J. Cunningham and Ernest Jackson in his Alouettes debut as Montreal defeated the Saskatchewan Roughriders 17-16 on opening night in the CFL. The Roughriders had a chance to win it on the final play of the game, but Tyler Crapigna’s 6

June 22, 2017 11:45 PM 'A hell of a shot': Sniper record latest example of deadly Canadian marksmanship

Joint Task Force 2 member hit ISIS militant at a distance of 3,453 metres, military confirms A Canadian sniper working alongside Iraqi forces in their fight against ISIS successfully struck a member of the militant group from a distance of 3,540 metres, Canada's military confirmed Thursday. The sniper is a member of the elite Joint Task Force 2 special 16

June 22, 2017 10:52 PM Montreal man suspected of Flint airport stabbing tried to buy gun: FBI

A Montreal man accused of stabbing a police officer at the airport in Flint, Michigan tried unsuccessfully to buy a gun while in the U.S., according to a top FBI agent. The investigation into what’s being called a terrorist attack in the United States continues in Montreal and south of the border after 49-year-old Amor Ftouhi was charged with stabbing 9

June 22, 2017 9:47 PM Montreal suspect in Michigan airport stabbing had tried to buy a gun, FBI says

Investigators unsure why Amor Ftouhi travelled from Montreal to Flint A 49-year-old Montreal resident, suspected of stabbing a police officer at a Michigan airport, tried and failed to buy a gun before purchasing the knife allegedly used in the attack, the FBI said Thursday. Investigators are still trying to determine why Amor Ftouhi travelled from his home in Montreal 11

June 22, 2017 5:10 PM Couillard says Muslims also have a responsibility in the fight against terrorism

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says Muslims also have a responsibility in the fight against terrorism. Couillard says the stabbing of a police officer at the Flint airport in Michigan is the kind of terrorist event that cannot be disconnected "from Islam in general." The premier was speaking a day after a Montreal man from Tunisia was charged after 13

June 22, 2017 11:53 AM French social media model killed in freak whipped cream accident

PARIS — French authorities are investigating the death of a fitness blogger reportedly hit by an exploding whipped cream canister that was withdrawn from the market in 2013, officials and the company that makes the product said Thursday. The prosecutor’s office in the eastern city of Mulhouse said an investigation is underway into Sunday’s death of Rebecca 11

June 22, 2017 7:22 AM Michigan airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

FLINT, Mich. - A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said. Amor Ftouhi, 49, of Montreal, was immediately taken into custody. A criminal 11