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August 19, 2017 8:54 PM Sask. legion members caution against racism on 75th anniversary of Dieppe raid against Nazis

Make sure history does not repeat itself, say members after Charlottesville rally Legion members commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe raid, which killed hundreds of Canadian soldiers in the fight against Nazi-led Germany, say the events of the Second World War are a reminder to guard against racism today. More than 900 Canadians were killed 4

August 19, 2017 5:28 PM Teen charged with 2nd-degree murder in Stewiacke death

17-year-old boy is scheduled to appear in court on Monday A 17-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Daniel Handrahan, 46, in Stewiacke, N.S., on Friday. Colchester District RCMP were called to a home in Stewiacke at 3:30 a.m. Friday after receiving a report of a disturbance there. When they arrived, they found a man with life-threatening 6

August 19, 2017 5:23 PM ‘Donald Trump brought me here today’: Counterprotesters rout neo-Nazi rally in Berlin

BERLIN — “There is only one side — the good side,” cried Eva Kese, mustering a smile as she fought back tears. “Your hate has no place here.” Kese, 30, stood Saturday facing a crowd of about 500 neo-Nazis. They were gathered on the outskirts of the German capital to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of Rudolf Hess, a deputy to Adolf Hitler 5

August 19, 2017 4:48 PM Police investigating after body found in abandoned Abbotsford, B.C. home

Body in 'advanced stage of decomposition,' police say A person has been found dead in what appears to be an abandoned home in Abbotsford, B.C. Police went to the home in the 1400 block of McCallum road at 11:30 p.m. on Friday. The unlocked house was "in a state of disarray" and didn't have any power. Officers went inside and found a body in one of the bedrooms 6

August 19, 2017 3:06 PM Manhunt continues for Moroccan suspect in Spain's dual attacks

Spanish interior minister declares terror cell 'broken' as possible ringleader of attacks remains at large Authorities in Spain searched Saturday for a member of an Islamic extremist cell that staged vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort, focusing on links with his Moroccan comrades, a missing imam believed to have radicalized them and a house 4

August 19, 2017 3:03 PM Finland stabbings 'a likely terror act'

HELSINKI -- The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and seven others wounded is "a likely terror act," Finland's intelligence agency said Saturday, while police said Europol was investigating if it had any ties to deadly vehicle attacks in Spain. The suspect -- an 18-year-old Moroccan asylum-seeker -- was shot and wounded in the thigh 7

August 19, 2017 2:20 PM Hundreds missing in Sierra Leone mudslides likely dead, minister says

Rescue officials have warned that the chances of finding survivors “are getting smaller every day.” FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE—Survivors picking through the debris of Sierra Leone’s deadly mudslides were facing the reality Saturday that most, if not all, of the hundreds of people missing are dead, as relief and aid efforts intensified. The death toll is already 5

August 19, 2017 11:41 AM Stabbing in Finland investigated as possible terrorism

A suspect detained for allegedly stabbing two people to death in a knife attack in the western Finnish city of Turku is being investigated for murder with possible terrorist intent, police said Saturday. It appeared that the man — an 18-year-old Moroccan asylum-seeker — targeted women in particular in his rampage in two public squares, said Crista Granroth 7

August 19, 2017 10:02 AM Dieppe: 584 Fusiliers Mont-Royal went in, 125 got out

Montreal-based regiment was the only French-Canadian unit in doomed raid on French port 75 years ago today For the 584 mainly French-Canadian soldiers of the Fusiliers Mont-Royal, Dieppe was something of a homecoming given the French port's ties to the colonies of New France. The events of Aug. 19, 1942, however, would forever alter the town's significance 5

August 19, 2017 9:13 AM 'It was a bad day': Canadian POWs recall disastrous Dieppe raid 75 years later

Some 9,000 Canadians taken prisoner during the Second World War; only a few are left to tell the story At the age of 21, Paul Delorme was a Canadian soldier like most others — until the day he found himself in a rank never now assigned to Canadian soldiers: prisoner of war. To mark the 75th year since the Dieppe raid, Delorme and three other former soldiers 7