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May 28, 2018 12:30 AM Bombay Bhel owners grateful the 15 victims of bomb explosion released from hospital

The family behind a bombed-out Mississauga restaurant at the centre of a police manhunt is speaking out with relief and gratitude over the speedy treatment and release of all 15 victims, saying it has been deeply moved by a global “outpouring of love and solidarity.” After a lengthy interview Saturday with investigators with Peel Police 12 Division 6

May 25, 2018 10:30 AM Lynn Crosbie’s novel Chicken takes over where Clockwork Orange left off

Parnell Wilde is a has-been actor who had his fleeting moment of fame four decades ago (somewhat like Malcolm McDowell himself) in Ultraviolence, a follow-up to A Clockwork Orange. Now in late middle age, paunchy, balding, often drunk and living in a rented dump, Parnell is reduced to taking gigs such as wearing a chicken costume for a budget TV commercial 12

May 21, 2018 8:18 PM School shooting that left 10 dead may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

AUSTIN, TEXAS—Texas has more than 1.2 million licensed handgun owners who can openly carry their weapons in public. The state hosted the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting two weeks ago. And until Monday, the governor’s re-election website was raffling off a shotgun. Guns are so hard-wired into Texas culture that last week’s deadly rampage at Santa 9

May 21, 2018 2:27 AM Defence optional in Titan’s Memorial Cup win over Pats

REGINA—Noah Dobson, Jeffrey Truchon-Viel and Ethan Crossman had two goals apiece and the Acadie-Bathurst Titan held off the host Regina Pats 8-6 on Sunday night to earn a berth in Friday’s semifinal at the Memorial Cup. Cameron Hebig had a pair of goals for the hosts, now 1-1. Jared Legein, Matt Bradley, Josh Mahura and Nick Henry rounded out the attack 8

May 20, 2018 10:15 PM Cyclists tried to scare cougar away, but it still attacked them, killing one

SEATTLE—The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle. They got off their bikes. They faced the beast, shouted and tried to spook it. After it charged, one even smacked the cougar with his bike, and it ran off. When they got on their bikes again, the cougar returned 6

May 19, 2018 12:08 PM Teen laid out Texas attack plans in journals, officials say

Classmates described Pagourtzis as quiet, an avid video game player who routinely wore a black trench coat and black boots to class. He had played football on the school’s junior varsity squad and danced as part of a church group. Those who know him expressed shock he might be involved in the killings. Branden Auzston, 17, a junior at Santa Fe High School 11

May 18, 2018 8:11 PM Man charged in connection to Richmond Hill homicide and Toronto home invasion

York Regional Police spokesperson Laura Nicolle said this appears to be “a targeted attack.” “What we determined, or pieced together, is that the victim was killed prior to all of these things occurring,” Nicolle said. She said the victim was killed, and the assailants then went to Toronto and committed the home invasion. On Friday afternoon, police 24

May 16, 2018 12:02 PM Chlorine likely used in Syrian town of Saraqeb, watchdog says

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS—The international chemical weapons watchdog said Wednesday that chlorine was likely used as a weapon in the Syrian town of Saraqeb in early February, the latest report of poison gas being unleashed in Syria’s civil war. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) released details of a report into the chlorine 12

May 14, 2018 3:52 AM Indonesia police say Surabaya headquarters attacked

Attack comes day after 3 churches attacked by family of suicide bombers The police headquarters in Indonesia's second largest city was attacked Monday by suspected militants who detonated explosives from a motorcycle, a day after suicide bombings at three churches in the city by members of one family killed at least eight people. CCTV footage shows a car and two motorcycles 23

May 10, 2018 7:26 PM Israel bombards Iranian military positions in Syria

Israel and Iran have long fought each other through proxies, but U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal earlier this week has emboldened Israel to make a direct attack. In a statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said “the Iranian regime’s deployment into Syria of offensive rocket and missile systems 10