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May 24, 2018 3:12 PM Out-of-control wildfire triggers evacuation alerts for Alberta First Nation, town of Janvier

An out-of-control wildfire has sparked an evacuation alert for residents of a small northern Alberta community. The alert was issued Wednesday evening for Janvier after a blaze broke out earlier in the day about 10 kilometres south of the hamlet, which is about 110 kilometres south of Fort McMurray. Residents of the Chip Prairie First Nation have also been told to prepare 5

May 22, 2018 4:59 PM Stubborn wildfire destroys properties in Saskatchewan's cottage country

They were set ablaze by what's known as the Tuff fire, which has already covered several thousand hectares and which forced more than 700 people from their homes on the Waterhen First Nation last week. In a Facebook posting, Andrea McDonald says she's in shock after their cabin, which was built by her grandfather, was wiped out. Farther east, the Rabbit 7

May 20, 2018 1:03 PM Volunteer firefighters help battle massive Brandon, Man., blazes

BRANDON, MAN.—As a massive fire in downtown Brandon on Saturday began threatening other buildings, the chief of the Souris-Glenwood volunteer fire department was loading fertilizer into a truck at a farm 45 kilometres away. Brian Parham received a text from his son, who is also a volunteer firefighter, letting him know the Christie’s Office Plus building 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 1:57 PM School shooting suspect arrested, injuries reported in south Texas

Incident reported in Santa Fe High School, about 50 km southeast of Houston Injuries have been confirmed in a shooting Friday at a high school near Houston, and the suspected shooter has been arrested, according to school officials. Assistant Principal Cris Richardson said that an active shooter was on campus at Santa Fe High School, which was placed 15

May 18, 2018 1:45 PM Houston-area media reporting multiple fatalities from Texas school shooting

One student told Houston television station KTRK in a telephone interview that a gunman came into her first-period art class and started shooting. The student said she saw one girl with blood on her leg as the class evacuated the room. “We thought it was a fire drill at first but really, the teacher said, ‘Start running,’” the student told the television 11

May 17, 2018 10:17 PM A defiant Wynne says the election campaign’s volatility makes room for any possibility

“I get the questions about ‘Are we frustrated, are we feeling dispirited,’ all of those things. All I can do is do the things that I believe are right and that’s what I’ve done all through my political career,” she said. “We’ve made a lot of decisions and the vast majority of them have led to real successes and then there have been some things that people 11

May 16, 2018 2:22 AM Ontario doctor shot while aiding Palestinians in Gaza

A paramedic friend, Musa Abuhassanin, came to Loubani’s aid in the minutes after he was shot. An hour later, Abuhassanin was shot and killed while assisting another victim under fire. “We are very concerned that Canadian doctor and humanitarian worker Tarek Loubani was shot yesterday in Gaza,” Adam Austen, a spokesperson for Foreign Affairs Minister 10

May 15, 2018 6:02 PM Calgary bus driver hailed as 'godsend' for saving family from burning house

Vincent Fleck noticed flames and alerted those sleeping inside of the danger A Calgary bus driver is being hailed as a "godsend" for saving a sleeping family of six — plus their dog and pet rabbit — from a northeast house fire early Tuesday morning. "We were all sleeping and I guess the bus driver who does this route, he was just finishing up his last run and he drove 13

May 14, 2018 6:30 PM U.S. military dispatches Marines to guard embassies due to heightened security threats

The move took place after the Trump administration formalized Monday its controversial decision to move the Israeli embassy to Jerusalem. WASHNIGTON—The U.S. military has dispatched additional Marines to guard U.S. embassies abroad after the Trump administration formalized Monday its controversial decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem 9