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January 19, 2018 1:12 PM Man charged in deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman makes brief court appearance

Bruce McArthur, a 66-year-old Toronto man, was arrested and charged yesterday as part of an investigation into the disappearance of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman. Bruce McArthur, the 66-year-old man charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman in Toronto’s gay village last year, made a brief court appearance Friday 6

January 19, 2018 11:46 AM Two dead, two injured after Etobicoke shooting

Toronto police say four men were in the area of West Deane Park Dr. and The East Mall when the shooting occurred. Two men are dead and two others are in hospital in critical condition following a shooting in Etobicoke early Friday. Police rushed to the area of West Deane Park Dr. and The East Mall, north of Rathburn Rd. around 12:40 a.m. after reports 6

January 17, 2018 11:26 PM Liberals devote $20M to gender-based violence services in vulnerable communities

Status of Women Canada says the money will go to developing services for survivors in Indigenous, LGBTQ and immigrant populations. OTTAWA—The Liberal government is devoting $20 million to develop projects aimed at preventing gender-based violence in vulnerable communities that have a shortage of support for victims and their families. Status of Women 10

January 16, 2018 2:55 PM 3 churches firebombed during Pope's visit to Chile

Fires on 1st day of Pope Francis's visit, during which he offered apology for sex abuse by priests Three churches have been firebombed in Chile on the first full day of Pope Francis's visit to the Andean nation. Authorities say two churches were burned in the early hours of Tuesday in the southern Araucania region. The Pope is set to visit with indigenous 14

January 9, 2018 5:52 PM Quebec opposition parties balk at making mosque shooting anniversary a day of awareness

The National Council of Canadian Muslims is asking for the Jan. 29 anniversary of the mass shooting one year ago to become a day of action on Islamophobia. But the Parti Quebecois and the Coalition Avenir Quebec say the term Islamophobia is too controversial. MONTREAL—Quebec’s main opposition parties are coming out against a call to make the anniversary 10

January 7, 2018 12:45 PM France marks Charlie Hebdo, market attacks 3 years later

French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday laid a wreath outside the former office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo to mark the third anniversary of two attacks by Islamic extremists. On Jan. 7, 2015, French-born brothers killed 11 people inside the building, as well as a Muslim policeman outside. The pair died in a police 27

December 28, 2017 2:58 PM Audio from 911 calls show chaos of Amtrak train derailment in Washington state

SEATTLE—Whimpering in pain, bleeding from head injuries and dazed by the enormity of the crash, victims in the Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle begged 911 dispatchers for help and said “tons of people” had been hurt. Dozens of emergency recordings released Wednesday by South Sound 911 Dispatch provided a vivid account of what happened during 13

December 27, 2017 9:26 PM Spurs’ Popovich says if you’re ‘rich as hell,’ give to charity

San Antonio's head coach supports several good causes in the U.S. and the Caribbean — including relief efforts for victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Gregg Popovich is just as outspoken about charity as he is about political and social issues. The San Antonio Spurs coach, who has supported the San Antonio Food Bank, Shoes That Fit (a group that delivered 16

December 23, 2017 3:23 PM At least 33 killed after bus plunges off bridge into river in western India

Seven passengers were hospitalized. The speeding bus was trying to overtake another vehicle when it rammed through the bridge railing, police said. It fell 20 metres into the Banas river. NEW DELHI—At least 33 people were killed on Saturday after a passenger bus veered off a bridge and plunged into a river in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, police 16

December 21, 2017 9:03 PM Impending demise of Cavendish banana offers case for biodiversity

The world once relied almost exclusively on one variety of banana, which was wiped out by Panama Disease. History is about to repeat itself. The bananapocalypse is coming. That’s the likelihood that sometime in the next decade bananas may disappear, victims of a fungal pathogen known as Panama Disease. The disease is on the march throughout the world 13