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June 24, 2017 6:57 PM Crews fighting out-of-control wildfire near 100 Mile House, B.C

100 MILE HOUSE, B.C. -- Crews are responding to an out-of-control wildfire in B.C.'s Cariboo region near 100 Mile House. BC Wildfire Service says the fire was discovered Friday and has since grown to an estimated 36 hectares in size. The service says the fire is burning near a provincial transmission lines and authorities have been notified. The Esketem'c 6

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 23, 2017 5:27 PM Ottawa seeks 'clarity' in court on tribunal findings on First Nations health

The Liberal government said Friday it is going to Federal Court to seek "clarity" on two aspects of a compliance order issued in May by a quasi-judicial human rights tribunal on the delivery of First Nations child health care. In a joint statement, Health Minister Jane Philpott and Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett said the government's plan to seek clarification 7

June 23, 2017 10:48 AM Grenfell Tower fire started in fridge freezer, criminal charges being considered

The insulation and tiles used in cladding failed safety tests A fire that engulfed a London apartment block, killing at least 79 people earlier this month, started in a fridge freezer, police in the U.K. city said Friday. Det. Supt. Fiona McCormack said the Hotpoint model, FF175BP, was not subject to recall and that the manufacturer was doing further 12

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 5:15 PM 'Somebody needs to do something,' says Cape Breton grandmother of bullied boy

Jackie Dixon says the system is failing her grandson and his bully A Cape Breton grandmother says she's scared that bullying will drive her 12-year-old grandson to take his own life, and she's calling for better interventions for both victims and their tormentors. "My fear most days is I'm going go home and find him," said Jackie Dixon of Sydney, N.S. She said the problems 8

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 2:01 AM Two Jurors Held Out on Convicting Bill Cosby

Two of the 12 jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial held out on convicting the entertainer on two counts, according to one of the jurors. The juror, speaking anonymously with ABC News, said the holdouts were “not moving, no matter what” on their positions. On a third count, only one juror thought Cosby was guilty. The judge declared a mistrial 6

June 21, 2017 11:56 PM IS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi became 'caliph'

The IS group swiftly issued a statement via its Amaq propaganda agency blaming a US strike, but the US-led coalition condemned the destruction as a crime against "the people of Mosul and all of Iraq". Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the destruction of the sites was "an official declaration of defeat" from the jihadists in the eight-month-old 16

June 21, 2017 10:23 PM Father of Confederation's name stripped from Prime Minister's Office building

OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined indigenous leaders across from Parliament Hill on a sun-drenched Wednesday and said the building housing his office will no longer bear the name of Hector-Louis Langevin, a father of Confederation and an architect of the residential school system. Trudeau first announced that National Aboriginal Day will henceforth 7