Police evacuate all schools in Prince Edward Island

Police evacuate all schools in Prince Edward Island Shortly after the school closure announcement, the University of Prince Edward Island and Holland College, both in Charlottetown, said they were closing for the day. Parker Grimmer, director of the P.E.I. Similar threats were made against schools in the neighbouring province of Nova Scotia and at least one school in the USA, and an investigation is underway to determine if the threats are linked... [Full Article...]

Canadian Mint employee accused of theft

Canadian Mint employee accused of theft Gary Barnes has noted that prosecutors had not entered any definitive proof that Lawrence actually smuggled gold from the mint in his rectum, that it is only a theory, that he made no effort to hide his gold transactions, and that there were legitimate ways the gold pucks could have come to be in his possession. [Full Article...]

Paralympics 2016 closing ceremony pays tribute to Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad

Philip Craven, the International Paralympic Committee president, said Golbarnezhad's death "cast a dark shadow", but overall "Rio 2016 will be remembered as a successful Paralympic Games and a Games that surprised many". He eventually fled to Turkey, from where he crossed the Mediterranean on a boat to Greece. The silver medals were also taken by swimmer Raman Salei, athlete Elena Chebanu (two... [Full Article...]

Officer severely injured in altercation at Calgary shopping mall

Officer severely injured in altercation at Calgary shopping mall At the core of its investigation, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team will determine what motivated a young man to wound a police officer with a machete during a brazen attack at Marlborough Mall Saturday afternoon. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. About an hour earlier, officer pulled a silver pickup over near the Blackf... [Full Article...]

NY governor: Blast may be terror with foreign link

The official says two officers were shot in the encounter in Linden, New Jersey. The naturalized US citizen born in Afghanistan is wanted in connection with the bombings. Linden police say Officer Angel Padilla went home Monday night, several hours after he was shot in the torso. Mayor Bill de Blasio scheduled meetings with neighborhood residents on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Death toll from Friday's Central African Republic clashes was six

Death toll from Friday's Central African Republic clashes was six The police source said the attacks, which continued Saturday, claimed 19 lives in several villages in the Kaga Bandoro region and several more in the regional capital of the same name. Violence between Muslim and Christian militias hit nearby Kaga-Bandoro, where the Central African Republic's United Nations peacekeeping mission reportedly quelled the violence over the weekend, but an area Christia... [Full Article...]

Arunachal CM Appoints 26 MLAs Parliamentary Secretaries after leaving cong

Arunachal CM Appoints 26 MLAs Parliamentary Secretaries after leaving cong While Khandu said that the BJP will not be forming a government here in the state, Sona said that they are "not concerned with any Congress-mukt ideology". "We will work together to bring development in the region especially, Arunachal", he said. By virtue of the formation of NEDA, the BJP, which is in power in Assam, became a partner in the Sikkim and Arunachal governments. [Full Article...]

3 shark attacks in 3hrs at same Florida beach

3 shark attacks in 3hrs at same Florida beach Senior Captain Tamra Marris of the Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue told WFTV 9 that the first attack occurred at about 10:45 a.m. He was not taken to the hospital, officials said. "So there's multiple sharks and tarpon and different sport fish that are feeding on the mullet run", he said. "I'll have another update soon, but just keep me in your thoughts as I undergo reconstructive s... [Full Article...]

United Nations-Israel-Palestinians

United Nations-Israel-Palestinians The Palestinian health ministry confirmed a Palestinian had been killed but had no immediate details of his name or age. NEW YORK: Pakistan has expressed grave concern over the continuing plight of the Palestinians and the violation of their basic rights by Israeli occupation. [Full Article...]

SP Truce Under Threat as Shivpal Targets Pro-Akhilesh MLCs

A close aide of the Chief Minister told IANS that "all that "bhaiyya-ji" wants is respect for the post he is holding and a clean image for the party and its candidates as they go into the elections early next year". Mr. Akhilesh, while apparently referring to Mr. Amar, had recently said that "people from outside the household" keep interfering in the Samajwadi Party's affairs. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces launch push to take town near Mosul from IS

Iraqi forces launch push to take town near Mosul from IS Obama said. The new commander of the USA -led coalition fighting Islamic State, Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, said earlier this month that the US had sent an additional 400 troops to assist in the battle there. The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State , which has been forced off significant portions of the territory it seized in Iraq and neighboring Syria in 2014, could begin as soon as nex... [Full Article...]

Palestinian Assailant With Knife Shot Dead In West Bank - Israeli Army

Palestinian Assailant With Knife Shot Dead In West Bank - Israeli Army The officers were securing a holy site known to Jews as the Tomb of the Patriarchs and to Muslims as the Ibrahimi Mosque, Samri said. The second suspect also pulled a knife and tried to stab officers. Meanwhile, an Israeli policewoman stabbed outside Jerusalem's Old City on Monday was in serious condition in intensive care. Israel says that most of the Palestinians killed were carrying out kni... [Full Article...]

Is George HW Bush voting for Hillary Clinton?

Bush, 92, had meant to stay silent on the White House race between Clinton and Donald Trump, a sign in and of itself of his distaste for the GOP nominee. In a private email exchange past year leaked this week by hackers, former Secretary of State Colin Powell called Trump "a national disgrace" and suggested his own Republican Party is "crashing and burning". [Full Article...]

French mayor: Australian burkini wearer was 'indecent'

French mayor: Australian burkini wearer was 'indecent' But, despite the fact the burkini ban has been overturned France's highest court, the family were met with abuse from locals, including hand gestures and comments. It was conducted over phone between April 13 and May 23 among 1,029 people ages 15 or older and of the Muslim faith or culture. It said 84 percent of France's Muslims were under 50. [Full Article...]

Obama, Iraqi leader to strategize on fight to reclaim Mosul

Congress and other nations to support that effort. "This is going to be hard". Obama said preparations for the fight, including the movement of Iraqi and Kurdish forces into the area, had begun. "Security forces are nearly done with preparations for the fight and forces are being organised now, so it is very possible we will start the operation in early October", said General Maan al-Saedi, a ... [Full Article...]

Russia Says Militants' Violations Make Syria Cease-Fire 'Pointless'

Syria's military command declared the U.S-Russian brokered cease-fire over, blaming the country's rebel groups for undermining the agreement. Such deliveries began only on Monday and were available only in limited areas, he said. Already widely violated since it took effect, the ceasefire came under added strain at the weekend when Russian Federation said jets from the US-led coalition against Isl... [Full Article...]

Amal Clooney Aiding Ex-ISIS Captive, With George's Blessing

Amal Clooney says she plans on taking ISIS to court, once again reiterating her damning comments she made to the United Nations last week about its shameful efforts to stop the terrorist group from forcing women into sexual slavery. Reiterating her admiration for Nadia , who aims to use her new United Nations position to raise awareness about ISIS sex crimes, she concluded, "When I ask people, '... [Full Article...]

China lashes out at Japan's South China Sea plans

During her visit to Washington last weekend, Inada said Japan would work with neighbors to boost their naval capacities along the South China Sea and work with the usa on joint missions in that body of water. Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims in the sea, which is also believed to be rich in energy resources and fish stocks. [Full Article...]

Slick, crisp Arsenal give Wenger faith in a title tilt

Slick, crisp Arsenal give Wenger faith in a title tilt Having found form and amassing ten points since losing to Liverpool in the opening match of the season, the London side will be confident of progression into the fourth round. "You've seen his qualities, which I don't really need to describe but what I really like is his love for the game, his passion and his hard work". "I would prefer to be five points ahead", conceded Wenger, when asked if he... [Full Article...]

Retaliate by surgical bombardment of terror camps in PoK: Subramanian Swamy

Hardening its stance on terrorism in the wake of Sunday's attack on an Indian Army base in Uri , India is actively considering imposition of material damage on Pakistan . The statement followed an hour-long meeting Monday afternoon in the Ministry of Defence between Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Army chief General Dalbir Singh and the DGMO. [Full Article...]

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